• January 1989

    January 1989
    Cover: Jay Adams – Grind Photo: Hudson Inside This Mag: Thrash-A-Thon in San Luis Obispo and what skateboarding is all about in 1989Also In This Issue: An overview of contests, demos and other skate-intrusions in '88, pool skating in Cambridge and some snowboarding actionMusic Articles: The Sugar Cubes, Igor's record collection, Suicidal Tendencies and Eek-A-Mouse  
  • Winter 1988

    Winter 1988
    Cover: Tony AlvaPhoto: Kevin ThatcherInside: Best Of Thrasher: Our first 13th issue. Interviews with Mullen, Hosoi, Blender, and Smith.
  • December 1988

    December 1988
    Cover: Lance Mountain – Sad PlantPhoto: Ogden Inside This Mag Capitol Burnout in Sacramento with Lance Mountain, Micke Alba, Eric Dressen, Jason Jesse, Mark Gonzales, Steve Caballero and Ben Schroeder and skating in Germany Also In This Issue: Spotlight on skating in Boise, IDMusic Articles: Social Distortion and Guns 'n' Roses
  • November 1988

    November 1988
    Cover: Bod Boyle – Back Lip Photo: Kanights Inside This Mag: Jaks team in Santa Barbara and the World Cup '88 in MunsterAlso In This Issue: Metro D.C. skate report, the "Gotcha Grind" in Seattle and the O'Boy/Thrasherland/TNT Skate Shop series finaleMusic Articles: The Hard-Ons and Social Distortion
  • October 1988

    October 1988
     Cover: Dave Hackett – Frontside Grind Photo: Katz Inside This Mag: The Tracker Bluegrass Aggression Session at Freedom Hall in Louisville, KY, skating in Albuquerque and a photospread of skating at a New Zealand canalAlso In This Issue: Pool sharks and gnarly skate injuriesMusic Articles: The Accused and happening bands from the East Coast featuring Living Colour, Soul Asylum, H.R. from Bad Brains, White Zombie, Gwar, Danzig and more
  • September 1988

    September 1988
    Cover: Sam Esmoer – Floater Photo: Mofo Inside This Mag: Skating in Toronto with Craig Johnson, Jeff Grosso, Christian Hosoi, Natas Kaupas, Ken Park and more and ripping in PhoenixAlso In This Issue: Skaters behind bars, the NSA Southwest Qualifier, the NSA North Central Amateur District Qualifier and the Raging Waters contest in San JoseMusic Articles: Zodiac Mindwarp and the Love Reaction, Henry Rollins and Danzig
  • August 1988

    August 1988
    Cover: “Make Your Obsession Palatable…” Artwork By: Robert Williams Inside This Mag: Interviews with Eric Dressen, Duncan Kennedy and Bert Lamar, a spotlight on the Denver skating scene and curb skatingAlso In This Issue: Artist Robert Williams, mini shredders, U.S.B.A. Ramp Jam in Leucadia, CA, Bank On It in Ahwatukee, AZ, Skate For Fun Spring Series '88 in Dallas, TX and N.S.A. Regional Ams in Redding, CAMusic Articles: Stupids and Gaye Bykers on Acid
  • July 1988

    July 1988
    Cover: John Dettman, Danny Sargent & Luke OgdenPhoto: Kanights Inside This Mag: The Savannah Slamma II, the NSA Vision Skate Escape in Irvine, CA and skating in Santa Cruz, CAAlso In This Issue: The Nobody Skate Team in Taiwan and pool skatingMusic Articles: Final Conflict
  • June 1988

    June 1988
    Cover: Christian Hosoi – Fakie Ollie Photo: Blanchard Inside This Mag: The First Mini-Ramp Challenge in Vancouver, Canada, Don Bostic talks about skating in Sacramento and the Cow Skates Pro Streetstyle contest in Ohio Also In This Issue: Doubles teams Music Articles: Motorhead, takin' the rap and Fields of the Nephilim
  • May 1988

    May 1988
    Cover: Rob Roskopp – Snowdog Photo: Kanights Inside This Mag: An interview with Natas Kaupas and some snowboarding actionAlso In This Issue: The Turf reopens in the MidwestMusic Articles: Stiff Little Fingers, Scream and Exodus
  • Zach Saraceno for King Skateboards

    Zach Saraceno for King Skateboards
    Zach hits LA's stacks with a seemingly infinite repertoire and undeniable technique for King. Tyshawn and Na-Kel come through on the assist.
  • Deedz for ACE Limited

    Deedz for ACE Limited
    Dodging traffic and plowing through the worst ground imaginable, Deedz connects deadly ledges and rails in an unforgettable all-terrain performance.    
  • Ace Pelka's "Rearview" Arbor Video

    Ace Pelka's "Rearview" Arbor Video
    Ace heads to Hawaii's hallowed ground and lays back on the iconic crust with his new board for Arbor.
  • MASHER: Estonia

    MASHER: Estonia
    Gregson and company bounce over to the Baltics on their endless quest for killer ‘crete and encounter a trove of sick spots, including a skateable boat and some perfect plazas. Jaws and Nolan Miskell join the crew for added impact.
  • Kieran Woolley's "Raw Ams" Indy Part

    Kieran Woolley's "Raw Ams" Indy Part
    Indy uncovers a full part from Kieran, bringing insane park hits and an off-road ender to remember.
  • In The Mag
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    Congrats to our 2023 Skater of the Year—Miles Silvas! Miles gets the gang together for a trip down to Mexico City. Tiago, Ishod, P-Rod and Shanahan all make appearances. Talk about star-studded. More SOTY coverage includes: BA’s Rusty trophy on eBay, TNT’s People I’ve Known, Silas Baxter-Neal dishes on when he got it, and Tyshawn passes the torch. Plus—Gregson Mashes through the Baltics, Nike heads to NZ and the Swampfest gets covered (with mud). Not to mention a sticker sheet AND poster… Don’t blow it; get yours.