Crusty, homegrown spots aren't new, and yet they're one of the most interesting and vibrant things going on in skating today. This essay and photofeature looks at the appeal of DIY skating. Long live 'crete!
Cover: Steve Bailey – Frontside Ollie Photo: Ogden
Inside This Mag: Baker Tour and an interview with Caswell Berry Also In This Issue: Interviews with Peter Smolik, Alex Moul and Chad Fernandez and Warped Tour Music Articles: Good Riddance, Tiltwheel and more
Cover: Scott Johnston – Crooked Grind Photo: Ogden
Inside This Mag: West Coast road trip with Texas Dan, Roth, Steve Revord and more and the adventures of Norm and Dick Also In This Issue: Skating in Brazil, Tijuana and NYC and rad ams Ben Bodilly Childs, Kale Sandridge, Chaney Given and Pontus Alv Music Articles: The Roots, Vision of Disorder and One Man Army
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.