May 1984


Inside This Mag: Contortion sessions, an interview with Tony Alva and the 4th Annual Fog-Town contest in Mill Valley, CA

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Cover: Chuck Treece – Layback Tailslide. Photo: Friedman

Also In This Issue: Reader submitted photograffiti, a fictional skate story, World Snowboarding Championships in Soda Springs, CA and the National Snowboarding Championships in Snow Valley, VT

Music Articles:
Flipper


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Duane Peters Santa Cruz ad, Variflex ad


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Contents page, Gator Vision ad


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Mail Drop, Christian Hosoi, Tony Alva


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Madrid ad, Staab Tracker Trucks ad


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Skates on Haight, Val Surf ad


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Kryptonics ad, Ask The Doctor with Dr. Rick Blackheart


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Skarfing Material, Brand-X, Z-Woods


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The Skater's Edge, Tail Feathers


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Vanguard, The Faction, Schmitt Stix, Subscribe page


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Dog Town ad, Product Patrol, P.D.'s


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Photograffiti


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Thrash'R Comix, The Skating Holocaust


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Contortion Session, Billy Beauregard, Steve Caballero


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Rob Roskopp, Don Fisher, Chuck Treece


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Tony Alva Interview


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Tony Alva Interview


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Tony Alva Interview


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Tony Alva Interview


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Competition


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Competition, Hawk Gloves, Walker ad


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Flipper Interview


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Placebo Records, JFA, Notes From The Underground


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Pus-Zone, Skate Rock T-Shirt, Igor's Record Collection


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The Ramp Page, Jimmy Murphy, Atlantic Skates


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Kryptonics, Product page


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Craig Johnson, Zorlac Skateboards, Paramount Mail Order


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On Board, Trash


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Skateboard Specialists, Somethin' Else, Joe Lopes


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Steve Caballero Independent ad, Lance Mountain Powell Peralta ad


May 1984

  • Vans Presents: The Tony Alva Story

    Vans Presents: The Tony Alva Story
    Vans will livestream the first ever Loveletters full-length film on Tony Alva, with a special Q&A hosted by Hosoi immediately after. Tune in at 5pm PST and tear up with Grosso one more time.  
  • The Pioneers: Firsts in Black Skateboarding

    The Pioneers: Firsts in Black Skateboarding
    We owe a big debt to the Black skaters who paved the way. Check the history to see the trailblazers who made it happen and made skateboarding better for all. As seen in our September '20 issue.
  • Burnout: Show Dogs

    Burnout: Show Dogs
    Vans threw a big contest last weekend with a bunch of skaters you don’t usually associate with the words “organized competition.” Tyler Bledsoe, Breana Geering, Taylor Kirby, Austyn Gillette, Simon Bannerot, Mason Silva and hella more throw down the gauntlet for some fun in the OC sun.
  • Vans Park Series: Shanghai Photos

    Vans Park Series: Shanghai Photos
    The Vans Park Series kicked off the 2019 year in Shanghai, China. Lots of people made it out to the finals—from legends like Tony Hawk to new-age rippers like CJ Collins. This stop was an amazing way to fire it up and we’ll see you in Brazil. —Lui Elliott
  • Vans Park Series 2019: Shanghai, China

    Vans Park Series 2019: Shanghai, China
    This is a small taste of the skating taking place in the Far East right now. To watch the finals live, check the dates and times to keep up with the concrete demigods at this historic event.