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?
January: Lakai or die—KOTR Blood runs deep when it's all on the line. Photo: Brook
February: The nicest guy with the scariest demeanor: Peter Ramondetta, switch Smith. Photo: Broach
March: The Big Apple gets bit by Jon Dickson. Switch flip, dog. Photo: Burnett
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
May: Outlaw Corey Duffel crushes major crooks, one step ahead of the man. FTW. Photo: Zaslavsky
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
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
August: The golden child, Trevor Colden, switch tré through the vortex. Photo: Burnett
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
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
November: Freestyle meets tranny as Marc Johnson gets all Rodney. What’s next? Kickflip darkslides on vert? It’s coming. Photo: Colen
December: Bake and Destroy is here! Figgy's three-kink crooks must have felt mighty good. Photo: Burnett
6/14/2017Longtime crailtap videographer Federico Vitetta, along with his crew of master lensmen and the entire Lakai team once again bring you the best skating, filming and editing and keep The Flare alive. Check out photos from the premiere here.
6/14/2017Singer, JZN, and Corey Duffel talked about music, skateboarding, babes, anime and the meaning of life over some extra-cheese pizza.
6/07/2017Party's over? A sober and athletic Deathwish squad faces KOTR with a few new riders.
5/26/2017Catch up on the trainwreck which was last year's KOTR (U.S. only) before the big Season 2 premier June 8th on Viceland. Spoiler alert: the toilet didn't make it.
5/25/2017Like the NYC heroes before them, Wyldlife are real, raw and don’t follow the straight and trendy trail to please the masses.