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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 

aka:
stupidface

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

aka:
Sally

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:
Lakai

aka:
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:
Vans

aka:
Arto

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

  • The Year I got SOTY: Andrew Reynolds

    The Year I got SOTY: Andrew Reynolds
    The 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.
  • Andrew Reynolds on RVCA

    Andrew Reynolds on RVCA
    RVCA is stoked to welcome Andrew Reynolds to their family.
  • Foundation "Oddity" Premiere Photos

    Foundation "Oddity" Premiere Photos
    In an age of overly-produced video shorts, the F troop kept it true to the core and stuck with the tried-and-true formula with a half-hour video of straight hammers. Check out some photos from the premiere here.
  • Pharmacy's "Bonus" Video

    Pharmacy's "Bonus" Video
    The Pharmacy squad is loaded, from big names like Bryan Herman and Boo Johnson, to underground hitters all over the SoCal and Nevada desert. Here’s a five minute montage from the shop’s roster of rippers.
  • Bronson Cherry Park/Video Premiere Photos

    Bronson Cherry Park/Video Premiere Photos
    Bronson hyped up a skate jam at Cherry park in Long Beach and some best-trick contests before the video premiere of the “Shotgunnin’ through the South” video at the Good Bar.