Emerica comes through with the goods in Colorado. Leo goes up, The Boss goes down, Trevor Colden makes a great first impression, and Figgy, Westgate, Suski, Heath, Spanky, SZA, Provost, and Herman can't be faded. Damn, what a lineup...
Mark Gonzales has the intro, but Phelps says it best: "Look up ripper in the dictionary, and you'll see Tony Trujillo. He'll go to your fuckin' park and blow your joint out." Tony Trujillo, 2002 S.O.T.Y.
Vince Martinez, a bastard child from two illustrious royalty queens having lesbian sex, hailing from the dark depths of the really warm part of Antarctica, and representing nobody but the kingdom from which he was conceived.
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.