It’s not every day you get to run a backflip on the cover. And really, it’s not every day you’d want to either. But unlike all those kiddies on YouTube tossing stinkbug backflip flyouts to impress their homeys, David Gravette drove straight to Klamath Falls, Oregon and hucked the most proper one to date. Hear the stressful journey from David himself for our June 2012 issue.

Video by Carson Lee, cover photo by Dave Chami