2012 Covers Poll


It was a year of epic fronts, from legends like MJ and D Way to young bucks like Trevor Colden and Dane Burman. Which was your favorite cover of 2012?


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January: Lakai or die—KOTR Blood runs deep when it's all on the line. Photo: Brook


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February: The nicest guy with the scariest demeanor: Peter Ramondetta, switch Smith. Photo: Broach


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March: The Big Apple gets bit by Jon Dickson. Switch flip, dog. Photo: Burnett


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April: The gnarliest dude meets the burliest park. SOTY 2011, Grant Taylor, torques a channel wall mega-stale at Pizzey on Australia's Gold Coast. "She don't even smoke." Photo: Burnett


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May: Outlaw Corey Duffel crushes major crooks, one step ahead of the man. FTW. Photo: Zaslavsky


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June: Pink Floyd had three consecutive records go platinum, and Danny Way accomplishes the same feat with this Mega-Eurogap backside flip in Paradise. See you on the dark side of the moon. Photo: Blabac


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July: It’s been almost 23 years since a nosepick graced the cover. Danny Sargent first, Jim Greco now, and any way you look at it, street tuff. Photo: Broach


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August: The golden child, Trevor Colden, switch tré through the vortex. Photo: Burnett


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September: Dane Burman is a bad-ass. The only Aussie who doesn't drink gets damn reckless with a back 50-50 to different kind of pole jam. Photo: Burnett


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October: He asked for the gnarliest spot in San Diego and he got it. Colombia's David Gonzalez grinds through the kink, off the drop, and into skate history. Photo: Burnett


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November: Freestyle meets tranny as Marc Johnson gets all Rodney. What’s next? Kickflip darkslides on vert? It’s coming. Photo: Colen


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December: Bake and Destroy is here! Figgy's three-kink crooks must have felt mighty good. Photo: Burnett


  • Bru-Ray: ATL and Across

    Bru-Ray: ATL and Across
    A good couple days in ATL with Tom, GT, Brock, Pat and crew before Plunkett and I powered it back out west with stops in Birmingham, El Paso and a little session at the Anderson’s residence. –P-Stone
  • Taylor Kirby's Pro Surprise Photos

    Taylor Kirby's Pro Surprise Photos
    The House Skateshop in Vista, CA played host to a full lot of Deathwishers eager to catch a signature from the team or a glimpse of Taylor Kirby’s new Shep Dawgs 5 part. Check out some photos here.
  • "The Good Homies" Video

    "The Good Homies" Video
    What’s better than raising the SOTY trophy? Getting to go to Australia with your friends! Lucky for us, Kyle’s homies are pretty damn good skaters, so sit back and enjoy an All-Star lineup of destruction raising hell Down Unda.
  • "The Good Homies" Teaser

    "The Good Homies" Teaser
    One of the perks of being SOTY is you get to round up all your homies and pick a destination for your celebration trip. K-Walks chose to head for OZ, where the tricks flowed like beer from the tap. Video premieres on Monday.
  • adidas Skateboarding's "On Your Marc" Video

    adidas Skateboarding's "On Your Marc" Video
    adidas Skateboarding drops an off-the-cuff video short for Marc Johnson's Matchcourt Mid. Check it out.