The Shut Up And Skate contest hit Houston like a ton of bricks in 1988. Make no mistake—as vert was dying and street was coming in, these guys were still killing it. Here are a few gems that’ll have you dreaming of that old pad stentch. Photos: Ogden
In This Issue Four collector covers on the Jan. 15 issue: Blake Carpenter, Torey Pudwill, Ishod Wair and Brandon Westgate all grace the front ensuring the new year starts off gnar. Inside: Ishod is gunning for a second SOTY term; Plan B's (not so) secret weapon, Chris Joslin, falls from the skies; Ryan Sheckler talks True; T-Puds strolls down memory lane; We peek behind the scenes of Dekline's True Blue video and Brandon Westgate has a 16-page interview. Heavy. Add this one to your collection.