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

  • New Balance's "Tricolor" Premiere Photos

    New Balance's "Tricolor" Premiere Photos
    New Balance premiered their latest video Tricolor last night featuring Franky Villani, Flo Mirtain and PJ Ladd as well as shocking the hell out of everyone with a new edition to the team. Check out some photos here.
  • New Balance's "Solo Brasileiro" Video

    New Balance's "Solo Brasileiro" Video
    The production quality on New Balance vids is always top-notch, and here the team lets loose in one of the most colorful and vibrant countries in the world. This is a great edit. High-fives all the way around.
  • New Balance's "Hurry Up and Wait!" Article

    New Balance's "Hurry Up and Wait!" Article
    The NB team almost didn't make it to Brazil. Check the full article from the June issue of the mag to find out why. The photo of Marquise is brutal!
  • 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.