Cover: Mike Vallely – Sad Plant Insert: James Hetfield Of Metallica Photos: Mofo
Inside This Mag: The NSA pro/am half-pipe contest, demo dogs and interviews with skater and filmmaker Jon Malvino and the editor of Perfect Transition skate zine David Ross Also In This Issue: Step by step skate tricks and 48 hours in Tokyo Music Articles:Metallica and Blast!
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.