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 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.