John Cardiel has lived his life at full-throttle speed. The aggressive energy he brought to skateboarding made him a hero amongst men, and the ideal pioneer for fixed-gear bike fiends. Some said he was indomitable. Then history proved them right, when his story was tainted by a tragedy that would knock a lesser man to the ground. John, however, refused to stay down.

Plus:

Tommy Guerrero
The Bones Brigadier is back in the groove.

Cold Water Brief: #05
The final chapter unfolds in Santa Cruz.

Skate Punk Anthropology
An academic odyssey to the origins of a scene.

Taro Tamai
Japan’s snowsurfing pioneer breaks out and charges free.

Roll, Shoot, Score
Basketball. On wheels.

A New Revolution
A guide to activism in a changing world.

Nicola Thost
The first Olympic champ inspires kids to make it on their own.

As well as…

Cardiel’s Bike
New Entrepreneurs
Quinton Shabalala
Signs of Change
Gaysurfers.net
Matt Warshaw
Dan Cates
Creative Destruction
Andrew Pommier
Justin Maxon
Ed Stafford
Amy Ernst
Tyler Bowa
Conor Harrington

And much more…