THE MYSTERY GUESTS
Fuck ups? Chicks? Legends? Good for a laugh or dead weight? Nah. Not this time. The theme for the 2012 King of the Road Mystery Guests: TOTAL FUCKING SHREDDERS. Get ready to see this thing go berzerker.
Mystery Guest for: Toy Machine
aka: Razor sharp
Home: La Habra, CA
Sponsors: Habitat, Habitat footwear, Royal, Quiksilver, Small Wheels, Bones Swiss, Liberty
KOTR experience: teammates with Fred Gall
Strengths: ledge, classic tech, snappy dresser
Weaknesses: dirt averse
Verdict: this charming man
Mystery Guest for: Creature
Home: Medellin, Colombia
Sponsors: Flip, Globe, Volcom, Mob, CCS, Indy, Ricta
KOTR experience: None
Strengths: See Thrasher interview
Weaknesses: dude looks like a lady
Verdict: SOTY front runner
Mystery Guest for: Alien Workshop
Home: Phoenix, AZ
Sponsors: Birdhouse, Dekline, Bones Wheels, Indy, Glassy, Neff
KOTR experience: none
Strengths: giant drops, 540s
Weaknesses: manuals, corn on the cob
Verdict: Highest, Longest, Most
Mystery Guest for: Anti-Hero
Home: Vancouver, BC
Sponsors: Darkstar, Globe, Nixon, Dakine, Red Bull, RDS Apparel, Neff, Bones Wheels, Arnette, Orion, Kicker, OC Ramps
KOTR experience: none
Strengths: stairs, ledges, rails, manual, transition, switch, regular... Pretty much everything
Weaknesses: Mr. Nice Guy
Verdict: trick machine
2/12/2016Biggest. Drop. Ever! Jaws plummets his way into skateboarding history with nerves of steel, joints of rubber and a little help from Ali Boulala. Skateboarding rules!
1/21/2016Exhausted after a long day of jumping off buildings, Jaws had to sit down and take a quick break during this boardslide.
12/04/2015We'll be announcing the 2015 Skater of the Year very soon, but until then check out our top 13 finalists and let us know who YOU think should take the only award that matters.
12/02/2015Thousands and thousands of votes have been cast for SOTY, but what do the pros have to say? Who are the big dogs punching on their ballot?
11/16/2015The Summer Tour has become a lost tradition in skateboarding, but we joined forces with the HUF squad to cover as much ground in the USA as possible. Hot temps, hot crew, nothing but good times.