Our Favorite 2011 Covers & The Stories Behind Them

Mike O’Meally

The trickiest thing about this photo was not seeing Dylan—he would just appear outta the dark, he skates so fast and the gap is wide, so I had to listen for him rolling up and then he would just fly out of the black. It was a little difficult, but he was popping them really big. Also the stairwell was completely covered in bird shit, which was not the kind of place you’d want to lie down and take a nap. It was one of the first days of the 5 Year Am Reunion Tour, and it was raining, so this abandoned warehouse was a good option for a session, Silas also ripped this gap too. They each got about three to four tricks over it, but the nollie backside heel was definitely the best of the bunch that day.