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Heckler magazine

Heckler magazine

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Description (Brief)
This September 7, 1999 edition of Heckler Magazine was collected because it featured a memorial tribute to skateboarder Tim Brauch who died suddenly from a childhood heart condition. In 1993 while Brauch was just beginning to make his impact on the skateboarding industry by winning competitions and creating the Etnies brand of skate clothing, Heckler Magazine was created by Northern California natives Matt Kennedy, John Baccigaluppi and Sonny Mayugba. They brought the worlds of skateboarding, snowboarding and music together in one magazine to spread their passion for the skate and snowboarding lifestyle that relied heavily on musical influences. Heckler became popular worldwide selling a million copies during its peak year and bringing each of these sports into the forefront of a wide-reaching global culture.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
magazine, skateboarding
skateboarding magazine
date made
1999
depicted
Brauch, Tim
maker
Sporting News Publishing Company
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 3/4 in x 8 1/4 in; 27.305 cm x 20.955 cm
ID Number
2011.3085.273
nonaccession number
2011.3085
catalog number
2011.3085.273
subject
Sports
skateboarding
Professional
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Skateboarding
Sports & Leisure
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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