DIG 34 - Chase kicking out at what may still be the rattiest event in BMX, the FBM Ghetto Street Comp back in 2003. Photo by Ed Docherty.
A lack of pride before the fall? A couple of unseen gems, circa 2005. Photos by Sandy Carson.
DIG 89 - Hawk inverts are the best! Chase on home turf in Austin, TX during filming for Cult's Talk Is Cheap. Photo by Rob Dolecki.
DIG 48 - Chase with Dave Parrick (dressed in his devil costume from the Homeless Trash days) at an Austin birthday bash. According to Chase's DIG interview, he used to get called "Watch Me" by the Austin locals back in the day. Photo by Sandy Carson.
DIG 70 - Chase getting his bike upside down on the Fox Spain trip from 2009, before shutting down Ruben's Monster Left. Photo by Joe Rich.
DIG 76 - Word was that apparently this transfer had been done before, but chances are Chase made it look even better. Photo by Devon Hutchins.
DIG 76 - Holga portrait during Cult's first ever roadtrip in 2010, where Chase took full advantage of a stop at Fuel TV for some free refreshments. Photo by Devon Hutchins.
DIG 48 - Pegless icepick on a bank to rail back in 2005. Photo by Devon Hutchins.
DIG 48 - Chase at his best - blasting! Taken from his DIG interview back in 2005. The tighter the pants, the bigger the balls... Photo by Devon Hutchins.
DIG 48 - Scared or strict? Photo by Sandy Carson.
One Hundred and Eighty!!!! Chase wins Bully's special prize at 9th Street, circa 2005.
DIG 46 - Chase with a big hip invert deep in the heart of Texas during the 'Thanks For Saying' Jam in February, 2005. Photo by Sandy Carson.
DIG 14 - A young Chase divebombing for his DIG Low Profile way back in 2001! Chase also developed another nickname at 9th Street - 'Nightcrawler', after bragging to the older guys about how late he could stay up watching TV. Photo by Chris Hallman.
Chase at Interbike '08 in Las Vegas. Photo by Ricky Adam.
DIG 39 - A young Chase smith stalling around the time he broke his collarbone and clavicle, circa 2004. Photo by Brad Byrne.
You couldn't have a Trails Issue without a Chase Hawk photo... X-Up 360 in France. Photo by Hadrien Picard.
Our new Apple+F feature is simple – We’ll be hitting Apple+F on the keyboard and searching through the archives for our favourite photos of guys that have featured heavily on the pages of DIG throughout the last 19 years. First up we’ve got Austin vet Chase Hawk and a gallery of 16 photos that you may or may not have seen before. Enjoy!