October 1981

Inside This Mag: Del Mar Pool and Freestyle Contest, the Capitola Classic and skaters get lost in Los Angeles

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Cover: Top: Tony Hawk – Lien to Tail Re-Entry at Del Mar Bottom: John Hutson and Paco Prieto- Downhill Finish. Photos: Top: Marechal Bottom: Mofo

Also In This Issue: The Ramp Ranch,

Music Articles:
The Big Boys and rockabilly

October 1981

Powell Peralta, Billy Ruff Independent ad


October 1981

Mike Smith Madrid ad, Contents page


October 1981

Zorlac ad, Thrasher stickers and buttons, Kryptonics, Donel ad, Variflex ad


October 1981

Thrasher t-shirts, Mail Drop, Bill Ruff G&S ad


October 1981

Vision Sports Inc., Mail Drop, John Hodges Walker ad


October 1981

Talking Ed, Subscribe page


October 1981

Showcase, A general guide to the latest in skatedecks and accessories


October 1981

Del Mar Contest, Billy Ruff, Mike Smith


October 1981

Steve Caballero, Rick Tracey


October 1981

Tony Magnusson, Christian Hosoi


October 1981

Freestyle, Sonny Miller


October 1981

Portfolio, Stevo Krehn, The Ramp Ranch, Debbie McAdoo


October 1981

The Ultimate Ramp


October 1981

The Capitola Classic: Downhill at it's best


October 1981

The Capitola Classic: Downhill at it's best

October 1981

The Capitola Classic: Downhill at it's best


October 1981

The Capitola Classic: Downhill at it's best


October 1981

Lost In Los, Steve Olson



October 1981

Rodney Mullen, Mike Smith



October 1981

Rodney Mullen, Steve Rocco, Mike Smith, Steve Caballero, Mike Folmer


October 1981

Wild Riders of Boardz, Big Boys


October 1981

On Board, Odd Moments in Skateboarding


October 1981

Notes From The Underground, Back Issues


October 1981

The Jammer, Skates on Haight, 5X7's



October 1981

Tracker Trucks ad, John, Hutson, The Capitola Classic


October 1981

  • Manramp: "Birdmanramp" Episode 2

    Manramp: "Birdmanramp" Episode 2
    Manramp provides the perfect perch for Tony Hawk and his gang, including Andy Mac, Tom Schaar, Jake Wooten, Jimmy Wilkins, and the good feathered homie. Wow.
  • Masher: Party

    Masher: Party
    Hawk, Provost, Lizzie, Schaar, Kowalski, Fletcher and a massive cast of vert killers attack every concrete wave from SD to Oregon. Roll in with Gregson as he takes lines where no lens has gone before. 
  • The Tony Hawk Foundation Is Now THE SKATEPARK PROJECT

    The Tony Hawk Foundation Is Now THE SKATEPARK PROJECT
    After 20 years, the Tony Hawk Foundation changes its name while staying the course, building parks across the US. The Birdman, Lizzie, Killer Mike and more pop in to highlight past and ongoing projects. Talk about paving the way for future generations…
  • "Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2" Trailer

    "Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2" Trailer
    A generation’s favorite ankle-healing pastime is back and revamped for modern platforms. Find those hidden tapes with the OG lineup of legends like Rowley, Campbell, Reynolds, Steamer, Burnquist and of course the Birdman himself. 
  • Tony Hawk—My Skate Shoe History

    Tony Hawk—My Skate Shoe History
    From lace savers to leaving Lakai to a bizarre offer from Heelys, the Birdman breaks down his amazing footwear journey.