Crusty, homegrown spots aren't new, and yet they're one of the most interesting and vibrant things going on in skating today. This essay and photofeature looks at the appeal of DIY skating. Long live 'crete!
Cover: Steve Bailey – Frontside Ollie Photo: Ogden
Inside This Mag: Baker Tour and an interview with Caswell Berry Also In This Issue: Interviews with Peter Smolik, Alex Moul and Chad Fernandez and Warped Tour Music Articles: Good Riddance, Tiltwheel and more
Cover: Scott Johnston – Crooked Grind Photo: Ogden
Inside This Mag: West Coast road trip with Texas Dan, Roth, Steve Revord and more and the adventures of Norm and Dick Also In This Issue: Skating in Brazil, Tijuana and NYC and rad ams Ben Bodilly Childs, Kale Sandridge, Chaney Given and Pontus Alv Music Articles: The Roots, Vision of Disorder and One Man Army
In This Issue Cover boy Jeremy Leabres front blunts through the kink and slides through a 16-page jaw dropper of an interview. Ben Raemers backs it up with a 12-page interview which leaves no doubt that he's one of our country's most valuable imports. GX1000 scrubs away at London; Volcom crushes some cobblestone in Portugal and Vans sends some notes from their video base camp. Fall may be coming but this issue is gonna lift your spirits, kid.Add this one to your collection.