Paul Rodriguez has a new shoe on Nike, 2012 X-Games gold around his neck, and his first Street League win under his belt, but he started out behind the grocery store just like everyone else. (WATCH VIDEO)
From groms to glam, lurkers to legends, and rockers to rap heads, all basked in a sun-filled stoke of an afternoon filled with firecrackers, boards, burgers, and fine sisters dolled up in their stars-and-bars best.
Five minutes of unseen bonus footage from "The SB Chronicles, Vol. I" filming missions, including Youness Amrani, Lewis Marnell, Clark Hassler, Wieger Van Wageningen, Chet Childress, Daniel Shimizu, Stefan Janoski and Grant Taylor.
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.
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.