Magic Mountain Freestyle Contest 1981Location: California, USA

Event Information

This event took place in a dance hall at Magic Mountain on 30th August 1981, with several thousand spectators throughout the day. Other skaters competing in the freestyle event included Mike Smith, Mike Mills, Steve Caballero, Mike Folmer and Dennis Martinez, but their placings are not know. This event was both Rodney Mullen and Reggie Barnes’s second pro contest

Results (1A Freestyle)

1. Lynn Cooper

Results (2A 13-14)

1. Tim Metz

Results (3A Freestyle)

1. Rodney Mullen
2. (Not known)
3. Reggie Barnes
4. Steve Rocco

Results (Park Team Open Freestyle)

1. Tim Metz


Article in Thrasher magazine part 1
Article in Thrasher magazine part 2
Article in Thrasher magazine part 3
Lynn Cooper discussing the event in an article
“The Mutt” – page 110 (no link available)
Tim Metz’s placing on his contest history
Interview with Reggie Barnes in Kona (1984), confirming placing