Cover: Chris Cole
Inside This Mag: Skater of the Year Chris Cole, 2005 in review with T-Eddy awards and an interview with Daewon Song
Also In This Issue: Skater of the Year in retrospect featuring interviews from all the past winners including Tony Hawk, Danny Way, John Cardiel, Salman Agah, Mike Carrol, Chris Senn, Eric Koston, Bob Burnquist, Andrew Reynolds, Brian Anderson, Geoff Rowley, Arto Saari, Tony Trujillo, and Mark Appleyard
Here's some of the pro's predictions for 2009 Skater Of The Year.
Crossroads came and went. Pott won the double set, Kechaud jumped 12 barrels, & Capt Cole destroyed everything for the win.
August cover boy Chris Cole talks about Back To The Berg in this video recap, with a special bonus .mp3 extended interview.
This shit went off! Marissa Dal Santo gave it 11 tries and was as close as you can get without rolling away. This is what went down in order: Chris Cole - bs 360 (second try); Lizard King (Mike Plum) - bs 180 one foot; Nick Merlino - switch heel; Lindsay Robertson - bs heel; Lizard King - airwalk, ollie onto last stair; Jordan Hoffart - varial heel (hand drag, caught last step); Cody McEntire - big spin, Chris Cole - sw fs flip; Andrew Pott - hardflip.
You asked for the slams, you get the slams.
The Fallen team dropped by 3rd and Army to skate for the kids after doing a signing at DLXSF. Here's some poached ELPH-cam footage of Slash, Gilbert Crockett, Josh Harmony, and Chris Cole.
Black Box held an industry pow-wow back in January 2009 at their plant with an epic best trick contest in their park. Here's some photos
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