June 1985


Inside This Mag: Inverts, NSA Pro/Am season opener at Del Mar Skateranch and interviews with Mark Gonzalez and Natas Kaupas

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Cover: Steve Caballero – Frontside Invert. Photo: Mofo

Also In This Issue: Spot check and step by step skate tricks

Music Articles:
Chris Isaak


June 1985

Rick "Spidey" Demontrond Santa Cruz ad, Madrid ad


June 1985

Gregg Smith, Contents page, Tracker Trucks ad


June 1985

Mail Drop, Tony Hawk Powell Peralta ad


June 1985

The Bird, Hosoi ad


June 1985

Mark Gonzales Vision ad, Al Losi Variflex ad


June 1985

Skarfing Material, Tony Alva, Alva Skates ad


June 1985

Skater's Edge, Brand-X, Fafnir Bearings, Sure-grip International


June 1985

Ask The Doctor with Dr. Rick Blackheart, Bones Brigade Video, Eddie Reategui Venture ad


June 1985

Sea-Flex ad, Skates on Haight, Subscribe page


June 1985

Spot Check, Hell Hole, Tommy Guerrero, Jeff Grosso, John Drummond


June 1985

Z-Rollers, Willows Skate & Surf, Spot Check, Hell Hole, Tommy Guerrero, Chris Cook, Don Fisher


June 1985

California Cheap Skates, Upside Down and Twisted, Tony Hawk


June 1985

Bedore, Kendall, Mountain, Losi, McGill, Johnson


June 1985

Alba, Nolder, Mountain, Hosoi, Steadham, Caballero, Blender, Johnson


June 1985

Gremic ad


June 1985

Orange Cycle Works, Dream Wheels, Raw Edged Music, Back Issues


June 1985

Chaos at Del Mar, Tony Hawk, Billy Ruff, Chris Miller


June 1985

Chaos at Del Mar, Adrian Demain, Owen Nelder


June 1985

Mrs. A's Skateboard Accessories, Santa Monica Airlines, Christian Hosoi


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Smoothill, Palo Alto Sport Shop, Schmitt Stix, Old Ghosts, Agent Orange


June 1985

Skate Rock!, Hell On Wheels


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Street Talk, Mark Gonzales, Natas Kaupas


June 1985

Go Skate, Roller Wheels, Skatetime, John Gibson Zorlac ad


June 1985

JFA Skateboard, Isam Esmoer, Notes From the Underground, Silvertongue


June 1985

Products page, Action Sports


June 1985

Tell Tale Heart, Metal Edge, Deluxe


June 1985

Igor's Record Collection, Interntational P.E.A.C.E. Comp, The Connection


June 1985

Paramount Mail Order, Step by Step by Steve Steadham


June 1985

On Board, Trash, Coming Events


June 1985

Thunder Trucks ad, Product Patrol, Kryptonics ad


June 1985

Skateboard Specialists, Locals Only!


June 1985

Skates, Somethin' Else


June 1985

Independent ad, Powell Peralta ad


June 1985

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