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 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.