December 1983


Inside This Mag: "Days of Infamy" at the Mountain Manor Ramp and a series of interviews about skateboarding in the '80s

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Cover: Big Steve – Frontside Grind Photo: Mofo

Also In This Issue: The Concrete Criminals and photograffiti

Music Articles:
Max's Language, the Ditch and Suburban Nightmare

December 1983

Santa Cruz ad, Variflex ad


December 1983

Contents page, Tracker Trucks ad


December 1983

Mail Drop, Rector ad


December 1983

Alva Skates ad, Burton ad


December 1983

Steep Slopes, Ugly Stix ad, Brand-X


December 1983

Ask The Doctor with Dr. Rick Blackheart, Hawk Gloves, Flite ad, Val Surf ad


December 1983

The Skater's Edge, Bob Denike, Seaflex ad


December 1983

Skateboard Specialists ad, Uncle Wiggley Skateboards


December 1983

Skates on Haight, Walker ad, Subscribe page


December 1983

Concrete Criminals, Madrid ad


December 1983

Days of Infamy! A Serious Chain of Events, Mark Rogowski, Mike McGill


December 1983

Steve Olson, Lance Mountain


December 1983

Lance Mountain, Steve Caballero


December 1983

Photograffiti; Florida, Texas, Argentina, Hawaii, California


December 1983

Texas, Belgium, Wyoming, Iowa, Canada, Italy


December 1983

Competition, M.E.S.S., John Grigley, Eric Nash


December 1983

A Skate Investigation, Lee Carter, Joe Lopes


December 1983

JAK's Team Interview, 6 Top CASL Amateurs


December 1983

Donel, Skate Rock!, The UPstairs


December 1983

CFY Records, The Faction, Tom Sims 1983 Contest Results


December 1983

On Board, Coming Events, Trash


December 1983

Paramount Mail Order, On Board, Fog Town ad


December 1983

Ripstik ad, Thrasher Products page


December 1983

Vision ad, Somethin' Else, El Rollo


December 1983

Independent ad, Powell Peralta ad


December 1983

  • Jake Phelps Lifetime Retrospective

    Jake Phelps Lifetime Retrospective
    It’s been a year but the love keeps flowing. We’ve added new testimonials to this retrospective page. Take a few moments and soak up more stories from the life and times of Jake Phelps. 
  • Stüssy - How Original

    Stüssy - How Original
    Stüssy’s new promo comes through with some strong coastal flavor. Aaron Loreth returns to wreck his staple Ventura spots and Cyrus Bennett closes the curtains. Plus, Lance has his own section. What more do you want?
  • Donovon Gets Inverted With Lance

    Donovon Gets Inverted With Lance
    You won’t get a better mentor than Lance to help you get upside down. Follow along in this Nike segment as he makes a house call, slaps some curbs and helps Donny hoist. Listen to the man: “inverts keep you young.” 
  • Why So Sad? x Actions REALized Premiere Photos

    Why So Sad? x Actions REALized Premiere Photos
    Some of the best people in skating descended on Portland to rally behind Rattray and the fight against mental illness. Check the photos here.
  • Love and Guts Tours Japan

    Love and Guts Tours Japan
    The OGs Ngoho, Mountain, Alba and Olson descend upon Japan to tear into some concrete and present their creative craftsmanship. Love and Guts, lay it all on the line.