Top 5 wiht the mouthpiece of the Mag,
Jake Phelps.


Top 5 skate spots
1. Widowmaker
2. Mission Street
3. Lincoln City
4. Safeway
5. Amarillo

Top 5 true Frisco locs
1. Mic-E Reyes
2. Tommy Guerrero
3. Noah Peacock
4. Emperor Norton
5. My mom

Top 5 Bad Shit lyrics
1. “Busted nuts and broken bones”
2. “All hail Cardiel”
3. “Life sucks, die today”
4. “When I’m leavin’ your town it’s burnin’ down”
5. “High on crack and candy on his way to Disneylandy”

Top 5 reasons to never leave The City
1. Swans
2. Hills
3. My niggas
4. Health insurance
5. My three doctors: Lin Ho, Ken Darnes, Robert Gish

Top 5 things about working at Fog Town
1. Christmas tail bone explosion—$8 and hour
2. Explaining to parents their kid sucks
3. Heckling Mike Carroll and his brother—what’s his name?
4. Jovontae hustling old decks
5. Making Borgy copers by hand


Top 5 things about the '70s

1. Skating
2. Roar Rider 2’s, precision bearings
3. No flatbottom ramps
4. 5 cents bus fare
5. Combs in back pocket

Top 5 things about the '80s
1. Vert
2. Knee slides
3. Tail bones
4. Hospital trips
5. Skating

Top 5 things about the '90s

1. Skating
2. Hellride
3. Skating died
4. More new friends
5. Caltrans building me a ramp paid for by the state

Top 5 people
1. J. Robert Oppenheimer
2. Crazy Horse
3. Albert Einstein
4. Warren Buffet
5. Angus Young

Top 5 near death experiences
1. Spider bite, October 18, 1987
2. Hit by a bus, May 25, 1985
3. Flipping a car at 110 mph, December 8, 2004
4. Shot at and the guy next to me got hit, October 17, 1997
5. Stabbed in the neck by a speed freak, March 14, 1988


Top 5 Hellrides
1. Europe, 1993
2. Australia, 1997
3. New Zealand, 2001
4. South America, 1997
5. Brazil, 1994


Top 5 hills in SF
1. 17th  
2. Kansas
3. Delores
4. Polk
5. France


Top 5 zorched dudes
1. Coco Santiago
2. Pat Quirk
3. Jesse Driggs
4. Pierre Benitomako
5. Pablo Carranza


Top 5 Cardiel slams
1. Munster '95 off the vert into street. After 10 times, Duncan still had the balls to say “15 seconds, John!” He did it again. End result: yard sale
2. Australia—6 foot frontside air hang up on concrete, 1997
3. Rail by my house—leaking from his eyes, 1997
4. Texas—11 pm ejector seat, 1997
5. Widowmaker first wall hung on a 50-50, 1994


Top 5 things about being in a band with TNT
1. His hair
2. He’s regular foot
3. He’s rich
4. He’s little
5. He rips


Top 5 injuries
1. Fractured skull, 10 days in coma, October 20, 1998
2. Broken pelvis, seven days in hospital, January 13, 1999
3. Compound fracture of leg, three months in hospital, May 25, 1985
4. ACL reconstruction, dead guy parts inside me, two times compound, two weeks, November 20, 2002
5. Face ripped off and exploded collarbone, six days, January 13, 1999

Top 5 reasons to clown someone in the mag
1. Clothes
2. Style
3. Sunglass ads
4. Sponsors
5. Too serious


Top 5 skaters
1. Cards
2. Red
3. Gonzo
4. Hosoi
5. Phillips


Top 5 rumors you've heard about yourself
1. Dead
2. Gay
3. Junkie
4. Born rich
5. Quit skating


Top 5 bands
1. AC/DC
2. Slayer
3. Thin Lizzy
4. Black Flag
5. Void


Top nicknames
1. Butcher (Diego Bucchieri)
2. Ox (Pete Colpits)
3. Sloth (Chet Childress)
4. Huckleberry Fanbelt (Greg Neal)
5. Drain Baby (Nyjah Houston)


Top 5 people who have been banned from Thrasher
1. Frank Hirata
2. Benji Galloway
3. Tony Farmer
4. Bill Pepper
5. Choppy Omega—for life


Top 5 mag dudes
1. Burnett
2. Rhino
3. Broach
4. Morford
5. Scurich


Top 5 worst tricks
1. Layback air
2. Inward heelflip
3. Dump truck
4. Sal flip
5. Illusion flip


Top 5 old dudes
1. Duane
2. Olson
3. Blackhart
4. TA
5. Jay Adams

Top 5 where did they go?
1. Anthony Mosely
2. Jerimiah Vance
3. Scott Kane
4. Erik Bork
5. Kyle Kimberling


Top 5 dead friends
1. Barry Brown
2. Phil Shao
3. Ruben Orkin
4. Curtis Hsiang
5. Fausto Vitello


Top 5 new dudes
1. Robbie
2. Damian
3. Trapasso
4. Layton
5. Lutzka


Top 5 blow it dudes
1. Andy Roy
2. Timmy Upson
3. Wheatberry
4. Danny Sargent
5. George W Bush

Top 5 inspirations
1. Munk
2. Cardiel
3. Meza
4. Gonz
5. Koston


Top 5 ads
1. Gonz switch lip, Real
2. Billy Marks kicky 50-50, Webb trucks
3. Appleyard nollie biggie over that bar, Globe
4. Danny Way nollie 5-0, DC
5. Henry Sanchez Spitfire Evel Knievel


Top 5 Thrasher covers
1. Stranger, Transbay Terminal, May 1993
2. Cardiel in the rain, November 1998
3. Gonz on clay wheels, June 1993
4. Rowley out for blood, April 2005
5. Phil Shao Fort Miley, July 1996


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