April 2004

Inside This Mag: Thrasher's Skater of the Year Mark Appleyard, Tony Trujillo passes the torch, the year in review and skating in Puerto Rico with Reynolds, Greco, Hernandez, Spanky, Beagle, Lenoce, Angel and more

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Cover: Mark Appleyard – Torqued-Out Lien. Photo: Burnett

Also In This Issue: Anti-Hero in Australia

Music Articles:
The Shins, Party of Helicopters, Karen Black, Slab City Slit Wrists,
Mclusky, Elephant Man and Crooked Fingers
  • 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?
  • "Elemental Wizards" Video

    "Elemental Wizards" Video
    In a collaboration you probably didn’t foresee, Element and Blood Wizard join forces for an out-of-body skateboarding experience across every terrain imaginable.