April 1985


Inside This Mag: The 48-hour Thrashathon in San Luis Obispo and an interview with Christian Hosoi

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Cover: Christian Hosoi – Andrecht Photo: Mofo

Also In This Issue: Snowboarding action and some modern skate comics

Music Articles:
The Afflicted


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Santa Cruz ad, Alva Skates ad


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Contents page, Tracker Trucks ad


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Mail Drop, Powell Peralta ad


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Z-Rollers, Brand X, Variflex ad


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Skarfing Material, Hosoi ad


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Ask the Doctor with Dr. Rick Blackheart, Ken Park Madrid ad


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Back Issues, Street Talk, Skates


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The Skatter's Edge, Venture Trucks


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Action Sports skateboards, Subscribe page


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Frat Rats, Eric Horn


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Steve Douglas, Bob Schmeizer, Eric Horn, Bob Denike, Schmitt Stix


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Gremic Skates, NMB, Skates on Haight


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Ladies and gentleman it's...CHRIST, Christian Hosoi


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Ladies and gentleman it's...CHRIST, Christian Hosoi


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Dream Wheels, Ugly Stix, Bones Brigade Video, Willows Skate & Surf


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Orange Cylce Works, Christian Hosoi


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Christian Hosoi


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"Stoked on Snowboarding"


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"Stoked on Snowboarding"


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Walker ad, Go Skate, Modern Skate Comix


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Street Spots


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No Win Situation, Product Patrol


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Step by Step, Backside Boneless, Roller Wheels, Chemical Warfare Gloves


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Paramount Mail Order, The Afflicted


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Thrashion, Products


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Atlantic Skates, Kryptonics, Notes From The Underground


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Pus-Zone, Deluxe, Igor's Record Collection, John Gibson Zorlac ad


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On Board, Coming Events, Trash


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Skateparkin', Big Boys


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Thunder Trucks, Trash, Zinger


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Skateboard Specialists, Vision Weekly World News


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Kryptonics ad, Somethin' Else


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Tommy Guerrero Independent ad, Powell Peralta ad


April 1985

  • “Grindland – Red, Monk and the Birth of DIY” Full Movie

    “Grindland – Red, Monk and the Birth of DIY” Full Movie
    From the early days of Burnside to 2019’s Rip Ride Rally, this film explores the friendship, struggle, triumph and tragedy of DIY pioneers Mark Scott and Mark Hubbard –– true iconoclasts hellbent on building the skateparks of their dreams. Watch this with your friends.
  • The Houston Vert Ramp "Banger In The Hanger" Contest

    The Houston Vert Ramp "Banger In The Hanger" Contest
    Tony, Bucky, Jimmy, Bryce, Mami and a huge array of vets and new blood bring world-class vert to Houston.
  • Belco Bowl Jam: 20 Years

    Belco Bowl Jam: 20 Years
    Tony, Bucky, Hosoi, Lance and more throw some shade to celebrate 20 years of the infamous Belco Bowl Jam. Catch up on two decades of highlights before the next one hits.
  • Burnside 4 Life: 30 Years Under The Bridge Video

    Burnside 4 Life: 30 Years Under The Bridge Video
    Three decades of destruction smashed into six minutes. Big ups to everyone who’s chipped in or got broke off under the bridge. Fuel the stoke and build your own. 
  • Burnside 4 Life: 30 Years Under The Bridge Article

    Burnside 4 Life: 30 Years Under The Bridge Article
    Burnside’s birthday marks 30 years of spills and thrills at the first renegade DIY. Read how the founders took it from vagrant hideaway to Northwest proving ground in our December ‘20 mag piece.