We rounded up all the sequences that graced our contents pages in 2012 and brought the gnar to life.
What kinda shit is this? Cory Kennedy, nosegrind nollie flip out. Hey vert dudes, you’re next. Sequence: Rhino
Dirty hands mean you’re gettin’ to work. Alec Majerus, big business back noseblunt. Sequence: Burnett
It’s no backside flip down El Toro, but this three-flip in Hollywood will have to do. Ryan Sheckler is God? Sequence: Pudwill, with an assist from Broach
His brother hit a pole with his head on KOTR 2010, but big bro Ryan Decenzo frontside 360s a triple set with no slam involved. Sequence: Rhino
Hard-ass Clint Walker never thinks twice about gettin’ some. Ollie grind, ollie in. Sequence: Rhino
Jacob Walder throws his feet in a blender and lives to tell about it. Switch inward heel tailslide. Sequence: Zaslavsky
Kyle Walker has kickflips down. This one’s caught, shiftied, and way past the curb. Sequence: Burnett
Blizzards? In Brea? Moooose… Sequence: Broach
The first frame says it all: “Showtime, bitches! Incoming!” Milton Martinez, shock-and-awe in Noe Valley. Sequence: Brook
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. Sequence: Burnett
Roots skating is all the rage. Take a Sargent Safeway curb trick and throw it down the biggest rail you can find. John Fitzgerald, boardslide to feeble. Sequence: Brook
The last real Don. It’s officially Andrew Reynolds. Triple-set, full-Cab. Sequence: Burnett
3/24/2017The SOTY Down Unda crew sparks a sesh at the infamous Five Docks park. Remember when street skaters could barely grind a bowl?
3/24/2017One 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.
3/22/2017Unlike in the USA, downtown is still a go on the Lord's day Down Under. Pilz, Louie, Chima, Ishod, Na-kel and the boys take full advantage. Amen!
3/20/2017The SOTY Down Unda crew hits the downtown Sydney streets, ending with an epic sesh/dance party at good ol' Martin Place.
3/17/2017The Boss was only 19 when he got the top honor and was just starting to come out of his Turtle Boy shell. Supercuts, filming for The End, the start of Baker, "feeling feelings" and why SOTY is more important than the US presidency – all covered in this candid trip down memory lane.