KOTR 2011 Mystery Guest Profiles

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Weirdos, ex-teamriders, broads - we've had a lot of wild Mystery Guests on King of the Road over the years, but none as heavy as this years all-SOTY lineup.


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Leo Romero

Mystery Guest for: Nike 

aka:
stupidface

Age: 25

Hometown: Long Beach

Status:  pro

Sponsors: Emerica, Toy Machine, RVCA, Independent, Pig

KOTR experience: 2006 with Baker

Strengths: Reigning SOTY, rails, stairs, ledges, nihillism, jokes

Weaknesses: Mariachi music

Fun Fact: Doesn't actually hate Koston, or does he?


250agahSalman Agah

Mystery guest for: Dekline

aka:
Sally

Age:  39

Hometown: Los Angeles

Status:  pro

Sponsors: Pizzanista (proprietor)

KOTR experience: none

Strengths: SOTY '93, pioneer of switch, entrepreneurial spirit

Weaknesses: Girth, wrists

Fun Fact: rode for Real twice

 

250drewAndrew Reynolds 

Mystery Guest for:
Lakai

aka:
The Boss

Age: 33

Hometown: Los Angeles

Status: pro

Sponsors: Emerica, Baker, Independent, SPitfire, Altamont

KOTR experience: 2006 Baker

Strengths: SOTY '98, frontside flips, one of the most influential street skaters of all time

Weaknesses: clutter, Starbucks

Fun Fact: Presently growing a wizard's beard

 

250artoArto Saari
 
Mystery Guest for:
Vans

aka:
Arto

Age:  29

Hometown: Los Angeles

Status: pro

Sponsors: Gravis, Flip, Analog, Ricta, CCS, Destructo

Strenghts: SOTY '01, rails, pool, ledge, flatground,

owns more photo equipment than a B&H catalog

Weaknesses: The grape

Fun Fact: #26 on the list of 100 Greatest Finns in 2004

  • Bryan Herman's "Baker 4" Part

    Bryan Herman's "Baker 4" Part
    A good pairing can make a video more than the sum of its parts—Heath and Jeremy, Lil’ B and Smolik, Jerry and Louie. It’s clear that Herman and Reynolds deserve to be in the pantheon of power duos after Baker 4. Teamwork is dreamwork.
  • Julian Davidson Goes Pro for Deathwish Photos

    Julian Davidson Goes Pro for Deathwish Photos
    Julian Davidson gets the second surprise of his life when the Baker Boys turn him pro for Deathwish. See who rolled through on Juju's big day, again!
  • Gnarhunters' "Sweetness" Video

    Gnarhunters' "Sweetness" Video
    Elissa, Leo Baker, Gerwer, Mason, Reynolds, Rowan and more Gnarhunters tear up the coast by land and sea. Your day’s about to get a little sweeter. 
  • Brooklyn Banks "A Retrospective Video" By R.B. Umali

    Brooklyn Banks "A Retrospective Video" By R.B. Umali
    R.B. Umali’s tapes catalog major players from numerous decades, from OGs like Harold, Clyde, Javier and Huf to contemporaries like Westgate and Ishod. We’re forever indebted to The Banks.
  • My War: Beagle

    My War: Beagle
    Beagle's trick curse was lifted with his epic ender from Baker 4, but it sure as hell didn't come easy. A real skate filmer doesn't just document the battles, he fights them, too.