May 1999

Inside This Mag: An interview with Rob Gonzalez, a spotlight on Japan with skaters Yuichi Oha Ra, Daisuke Hayakawa, Hishashi Nakamura, Karl Brutsaert, Alexander Lee Chang, Junichi (Ishiko) Arahata, Junichi Gonsho and more and a look back on EMB

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Cover: Jerry Hsu – Switch Heelflip. Photo: Morf

Also In This Issue: 22 pools in one day with Dave Ruel, Toby Burger, Chris Rooner, Preston Maigetter and Alan Ausburg and an interview with Dayne Brummet

Music Articles:
Long Beach Dub All Stars, Agnostic Front and Famous Monsters
  • Boys of Summer: Cody Simmons

    Boys of Summer: Cody Simmons
    It’s almost fall, but Cody keeps the summer vibes going strong, putting it down in LA with the usual suspects and nostalgic scenes. Join the party.
  • Louie Barletta: People I've Known

    Louie Barletta: People I've Known
    Louie is an ageless wizard whose skating is a unique mix of creativity, fun and gnarliness. He has seen a lot in his decades on board and here are some of the characters who left their mark on the magnificent madman.  
  • Gary Rogers: People I've Known

    Gary Rogers: People I've Known
    For all the people he clowns, Gary also gives respect in equal measure. Here is the king of skate news in his own words.
  • Inside Jerry Hsu’s Sci-Fi Fantasy

    Inside Jerry Hsu’s Sci-Fi Fantasy
    Jerry shares his inspiration behind Sci-Fi Fantasy in the wake of his Vans collab. Track down the kicks and let’s see some hammers in those sandals. 
  • Burnout: Zorilla’s Zapato

    Burnout: Zorilla’s Zapato
    Vans pulls out all the stops and then some to ring in Rowan’s new signature shoe—sky diving, skate jam and even a bowling-alley blowout with live performance from '70s Zamrock pioneers WITCH. We intend to cause havoc!