This was the first contest in Prague after they escaped communism in 1989. Add John Cardiel, Ed Templeton, Phil Shao, Wade Speyer, Tim Brauch, Jamie Thomas, and Skip Pronier, and you're going to have some sick-ass skating in a great fucking city.
Inside This Mag: Interviews with Wade Speyer and Mike Vallely and 25 skaters who are killing it Also In This Issue: Skating in Vancouver Music Articles: Tool, Da Lench Mob, Green Magnet School, Mule and RKL
Cover: Tom Knox – Ollie Photo: Sleeper Sequence: John Montessi – Bluntside Photo: Kevin Thatcher
Inside This Mag: Skating in Philadelphia and interviews with Skip Pronier, Brian Lotti, Karma Tsocheff, Tom Knox and Max Evans Also In This Issue: Switchstance Music Articles: Metallica, Cypress Hill, Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy, Fastbacks vs. Gas Huffer and Tar
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.