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 Four collector covers on the Jan. 15 issue: Blake Carpenter, Torey Pudwill, Ishod Wair and Brandon Westgate all grace the front ensuring the new year starts off gnar. Inside: Ishod is gunning for a second SOTY term; Plan B's (not so) secret weapon, Chris Joslin, falls from the skies; Ryan Sheckler talks True; T-Puds strolls down memory lane; We peek behind the scenes of Dekline's True Blue video and Brandon Westgate has a 16-page interview. Heavy. Add this one to your collection.