Disposable heroes are made every day, but true pioneers come along once a generation. In the world of modern skateboarding, that man is Rodney Mullen – a self-confessed maths geek who changed the course of history with the tricks he invented in the dead of night. In an exclusive interview, the standalone intellect opens up about his troubled childhood, battles with anorexia and boundless fascination with the physics of our universe.

Plus:

Kassia Meador
Surfing siren steps behind the lens

Machotaildrop
Skateboarding cinema just got good.

Bangladesh Surf
The sport of kings comes to the Bay of Bengal.

Yvon Chouinard
Patagonia forefather gets big business thinking green.

The Kids of Hate and Love
Up and down and up again with a North Carolina skate shop team.

Julian Casablancas
The single Stroke steps out alone.

Jeremy Jones
New boards, new movie, same green politics.

Good Rats
Punk is alive! And it’s killing time on London’s streets.

Hitchhiking Molokai
Jamie Brisick sticks out his thumb and catches a ride.

Get Decked
Behold the latest skateable works of art.

Homemade Style
Factories are out. Cottage industries are in.

As well as…

Mullen’s Darkslide
Ozzie Wright
Rider Ventures
Dirty Oil
Day19
Dum Dum Girls
The Arctic Challenge
Sebastian Steudtner
Tigers
Jack Johnson
Lister vs. Frost
Salt and Wax

And much more…