KOTR 2011 Mystery Guest Profiles


Weirdos, ex-teamriders, broads - we've had a lot of wild Mystery Guests on King of the Road over the years, but none as heavy as this years all-SOTY lineup.

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Leo Romero

Mystery Guest for: Nike 


Age: 25

Hometown: Long Beach

Status:  pro

Sponsors: Emerica, Toy Machine, RVCA, Independent, Pig

KOTR experience: 2006 with Baker

Strengths: Reigning SOTY, rails, stairs, ledges, nihillism, jokes

Weaknesses: Mariachi music

Fun Fact: Doesn't actually hate Koston, or does he?

250agahSalman Agah

Mystery guest for: Dekline


Age:  39

Hometown: Los Angeles

Status:  pro

Sponsors: Pizzanista (proprietor)

KOTR experience: none

Strengths: SOTY '93, pioneer of switch, entrepreneurial spirit

Weaknesses: Girth, wrists

Fun Fact: rode for Real twice


250drewAndrew Reynolds 

Mystery Guest for:

The Boss

Age: 33

Hometown: Los Angeles

Status: pro

Sponsors: Emerica, Baker, Independent, SPitfire, Altamont

KOTR experience: 2006 Baker

Strengths: SOTY '98, frontside flips, one of the most influential street skaters of all time

Weaknesses: clutter, Starbucks

Fun Fact: Presently growing a wizard's beard


250artoArto Saari
Mystery Guest for:


Age:  29

Hometown: Los Angeles

Status: pro

Sponsors: Gravis, Flip, Analog, Ricta, CCS, Destructo

Strenghts: SOTY '01, rails, pool, ledge, flatground,

owns more photo equipment than a B&H catalog

Weaknesses: The grape

Fun Fact: #26 on the list of 100 Greatest Finns in 2004

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