Jersey Mike graduated high school in 1997...what were you up to?
Spring & Fall 1997 Powell Skateboards Catalogs
(cover shots of Mike Santarossa and Stacey Lowery)
Street skating was king, skate parks were few and far between, Airwalk's were RAD, Etnies put out the first Jamie Thomas Pro-Model shoe (check out Mike Santarossa's shoes in the Spring 1997 cover shot above)....
Spring & Fall 1997 Mini Logo Product Pages
The skate industry was really taking notice to Powell Mini Logo Decks (available in a variety of FASHIONABLE shapes and colors - check the description of ML Decks...PRICELESS!) and how many were being skated.
This stirred up many discussions, some heated, regarding USA manufactured price-point Powell Mini Logo decks vs. Pro-Models and how it might effect skateboarding as a whole. The same type of discussion that is happening in 2013 about Shop Decks vs. Pro-Models...
WHAT HAPPENED IN 1998?
You will just have to wait another week to find out...
THNX FOR JOINING ME ON THIS BRIEF TRIP INTO MILITANT HISTORY,