Hell Riding started in 1990, and by 1993 we were going mental. Cardiel hit Marseille like Katrina. He was 19 years old and down to rip. When he hit it, people just watched in awe—check that lien. Happy birthday, John. Skateboarding wouldn't be the same with out you. —Jake Phelps
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.