A buttery-smooth plaza and a team like LRG meant the tricks came non-stop, all-day. Seriously, these guys know how to produce. Here's Tommy Sandoval, Felipe Gustavo, Tom Asta, Rodrigo Tx, Rob Gonzalez, Billy Marks, and many others.
Here's Lakai taking the win and a recap of all the insanity from one of the best KOTR's ever. Pure skateboarding, adventure, stoke, whatever you want to call it: a big thanks to Lakai, Vans, Nike SB, and Dekline for joining this strange ride.
All the ingredients for an amazing tour vid are on display here: a ripping team of pros, talented filmers, and new spots you can't believe actually exist. Here's Kenny Anderson, Tom Remillard, Sammy Baca, Julian Davidson, and more.
After killing themselves (and the Challenges book), the Vans team enjoys the end of the road. Trujillo, Berle, Lutheran, Layton, Crockett, and Mystery Guest Arto Saari put on a hell of a show this year.
In This Issue Dylan Rieder graces the August cover with a tall order back Smith. Austyn Gillette joins the party inside with a ten-page article documenting his and Dylan's spot-destruction mission to Berlin. Eswic jumps in the van for the best road trip ever; Vans goes nuts to butts in Greece; TJ Rogers and Boo Johnson get the Heads treatment and Torey Pudwill's 20-page interview leaves no doubt that he's gunnin' for SOTY this year. Add this one to your collection.