• January 1985

    January 1985
    Cover: Jeff Philips – Frontside Boneless Photo: Mofo Inside This Mag: Reports from foreign lands from skaters like Steve Caballero about Japan, France, England, Amsterdam and Germany, pro skating in Dallas and the NSA Huntington Beach Pro/Am World OpenAlso In This Issue: The making of a skate videoMusic Articles: Motorhead
  • Burnout: May Not Be Suitable...

    Burnout: May Not Be Suitable...
    Burnout takes it back to the first time he ever saw pros in person: 1987.  
  • Vertical Smile

    Vertical Smile
    The Rumble in Ramona reminded us that vert is still skateboarding. All these dudes were there but Phillips, who would have won the fuckin' thing—RIP.
  • S.U.A.S

    S.U.A.S
    The Shut Up And Skate contest hit Houston like a ton of bricks in 1988. Make no mistake—as vert was dying and street was coming in, these guys were still killing it. Here are a few gems that’ll have you dreaming of that old pad stentch.