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SkateBoarder Magazine, 1975-1980

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In June 1975, the short-lived The Quarterly Skateboarder (1964-1965) would be reborn as SkateBoarder with legendary photographer Warren Bolster (1944–2006) at the helm as its editor. Bolster enlisted the services of Jim Evans, an artist/designer friend who illustrated the relaunched magazine and immediately began building a crew of staff photographers that included Craig Stecyk, Jim Goodrich and James Cassimus. Known as the bible during this tenure, the magazine began as a quarterly, quickly shifted to a bi-monthly, and then finally a monthly by late 1977. The SkateBoarder story will be continued…

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Vol. 2, No. 1
June 1975
On the cover: Gregg Weaver, aka "The Cadillac Kid."
Photo: Warren Bolster
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Vol. 2, No. 2
Fall 1975
On the cover: Brad Logan, Sundance.
Photo: Warren Bolster
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Vol. 2, No. 3
Winter 1975
On the cover: Denis Shufeldt, La Costa Black Hills.
Photo: Warren Bolster
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Vol. 4, No. 4
April 1976
On the cover: Mike Weed, San Juan pool.
Photo: Warren Bolster


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