May 1981


Inside This Mag: Skate City Whittier Pro/Am Contest with competitors Duane Peters, Lance Mountain, Steve Caballero, Neil Blender and more and a Swedish skate competition

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Cover: Duane Peters and Steve Caballero – Aggro Sweeper Re-entry, Lien Air. Photos: Kevin Thatcher

Also In This Issue: A day in the street, a night on the town, Sensation Basin's Third Anniversary Contest and the Galveston, TX contest

Music Articles:
Adam and the Ants and the Big Boys

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Duane Peters Santa Cruz ad, Romeo Void


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Contents page, Independent ad


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Talking Ed, Mail Drop, Variflex ad


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Donel ad, Thrasher stickers and buttons, Mail Drop, NTN Bearings, Zorlac ad


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Skate City Whittier Pro-Am, Duane Peters, Steve Caballero


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Neil Blender, Mike Alba, Mike Folmer


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John Gibson, Lance Mountain, Tony Hawk, Duane Peters


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A Day In The Street


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A Night On The Town


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Competition Sweden


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Florida, Texas


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Atlantic Skates, Vision Sports Inc., Subscribe page


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On Board, Coming Events, G.L.S.A., Notes From The Underground


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Wild Riders of Boardz, Gullwing ad, Walker ad


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8X10 Mike Folmer, The Jammer


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  • Urethane's "Gravity" Music Video

    Urethane's "Gravity" Music Video
    Steve Caballero’s new pop-punk outfit unveils its inaugural music vid featuring Kevin Staab and some ripping hooks. Read Cab’s words on the crew and then jam out with some certified legends.
  • "Urethane" – Steve Caballero's New Band

    "Urethane" – Steve Caballero's New Band
    Cab’s got a new band with a debut album on the horizon. Check the details then get in the pit.
  • NJ Skateshop's "BRICK CITY KIDS" Video

    NJ Skateshop's "BRICK CITY KIDS" Video
    Quim, Carroll, Huf and a host of East Coast legends pop up in this proper tribute to the best brick spots in Jersey and NYC. Nothin’ beats the sound of that ground.
  • Talking Ed: Kevin Thatcher Interview

    Talking Ed: Kevin Thatcher Interview
    Thrasher founding editor Kevin Thatcher set the stage for everything that has come since. This 40-year ride we have all been a part of could never have happened without him. We caught up with the humble, elusive legend. As seen in the Jan. 2021 issue.
  • T-Eddy Awards 2020

    T-Eddy Awards 2020
    Last year was the worst, which means we’ve got an extra-stacked pack of T-Eddys for the skate world’s gaffes and god-awful moments. Plenty of praise in there, too! Don’t get pissed if you made the list.