Cover: Mike Smith - Frontside Smith Photo: Kevin Thatcher
Inside This Mag: The Ranch Spring Nationals with competitors Mike Smith, Duane Peters, Mike Alba, Neil Blender and more and Steve Caballero, Roger Hickey and Steve Rocco talk about their favorite skates Also In This Issue: Top secret spots revealed and Texas spring competitions Music Articles: The Big Boys and U2
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.