April 2002

Inside This Mag: Thrasher's 2001 Skater of the Year Arto Saari, 2001 T-Eddy Awards and a SOTY feature with Bob Burnquist, Geoff Rowley, Rick McCrank, Bastien Salabanzi, Eric Koston and Mark Appleyard

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Cover: Arto Saari – Fakie Ollie Back Flip Fakie. Photo: Burnett

Also In This Issue: So Cal skating and an Am feature

Music Articles:
Billy Childish, Slayer, JT the Bigga Figga, Smogtown and Candiria

  • Passing the Torch: AVE

    Passing the Torch: AVE
    Our 2015 SOTY talks about being burnt, turning Sean Pablo pro, the presidential election, surfing, and much more. Enjoy…
  • 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.
  • SOTY 2016: Pro's Picks

    SOTY 2016: Pro's Picks
    Who are the big dogs picking for SOTY this year? Have a look...
  • Who should be the 2016 Skater of the Year?

    Who should be the 2016 Skater of the Year?
    Skateboarding just gets bigger and better every year. Here’s our hot list of 2016 SOTY Contenders. Who’s getting your vote?
  • Arto Saari Skates His Pool with Ricta Speedrings

    Arto Saari Skates His Pool with Ricta Speedrings
    Arto takes a fresh set of Ricta Speedrings to his backyard pool and takes a spin.