TransWorld SKATEboarding Business
October 2002 – Volume 14 Number 2


IASC Update
Remembering the vision of Bill Cleary.

Biz Buzz, Shoe Box, Roster Hops
Blockhead and Kona revived, KAYO distribution and Tum Yeto Europe are born.


Don’t Worry, Be Happy Part 2
Skateboarding will survive a slow down.

Planet Earth
Now strictly softgoods, Chris Miller still runs the show.

Pool Skating
Popularity of pools is having a mainstream rebirth.

The future of Private Skateparks
The more they change, the more they look the same.

The Great Video Pipeline
Redline pumps core skate videos to the mainstream.

Skateboarding’s Steady Staple
Around the world, backyard mini ramps are still important to skateboarders.

411 Redux
The video magazine branches out.

Skateboards Only
Aussie retailer thrives despite Chad Bartie’s disappearing tricks.

Return of the Living Primo Slide
freestyle finds a niche.

The Long and Short of It
Longboard makers continue to explore designs and styles.

True To Its Roots
Circle A skate shop keeps San Jose skateboarding alive.