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

  • Unseen Leo Romero Footage

    Unseen Leo Romero Footage
    Boosting off the street bumps, Leo gets on and over the rails with confidence. His frontside 5-0 will always be a thing of beauty…
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    Mike Sinclair: People I've Known
    Whether as a struggling pro or team manager, Mike Sinclair’s come across almost every character in skateboarding, and even invented a few himself. Wonder who's made a lasting impression in his lifetime among legends? Read through and laugh along.
  • Jake Phelps Lifetime Retrospective

    Jake Phelps Lifetime Retrospective
    It’s been a year but the love keeps flowing. We’ve added new testimonials to this retrospective page. Take a few moments and soak up more stories from the life and times of Jake Phelps. 
  • T-Eddy Awards 2019

    T-Eddy Awards 2019
    Everyone’s favorite annual award ceremony is back to celebrate the year’s best breakthroughs and bunts. If you can’t make SOTY, might as well hope for a T-Eddy. See the list and guess who’ll get pissed.
  • Emerica's "Green" Video

    Emerica's "Green" Video
    Continuing their already impressive legacy, Emerica strikes gold again with Green. Dakota pushes his rail game to new limits and Dickson rips every set and bank to shreds like a rabid wolverine while the rest of the team fills out a killer montage. This is canon.