'Tis the season of SOTY. A lot of dudes went Rambo this year, so we're gonna need your help to sort this thing out. We'll start with a broad list of contenders and narrow down the finalists in the upcoming weeks. Let the VOTING begin!

  • SOTY 2015: AVE's Surprise Party

    SOTY 2015: AVE's Surprise Party
    The SOTY trophy comes alive (thanks to Cody Green) to let AVE know he's our guy for 2015!
  • SOTY 2015: Finalists

    SOTY 2015: Finalists
    We'll be announcing the 2015 Skater of the Year very soon, but until then check out our top 13 finalists and let us know who YOU think should take the only award that matters.
  • 2014 Skater of the Year Contender Profiles

    2014 Skater of the Year Contender Profiles
    We cast a wide net to start the 2014 SOTY debate. Check the stats and help us whittle it down. Who do YOU think should win the only award that matters?
  • Escape From SOTY Island

    Escape From SOTY Island
    Sometimes a video is so gnarly it defies an appropriate caption. Let's keep it simple: the skating here is absolutely incredible and you've got to watch this. Featuring David Gonzalez, Grant Taylor, and crew.
  • Burnout: SOTY 2012

    Burnout: SOTY 2012
    A guided tour of SF, casual dining and vintage black metal make for a hell of a SOTY party. Congrats, Gonzo!