2013 Real Street
Finding PJ Ladd is like spotting a unicorn -- watching him skate is magical. Add in his recent Battle at the Berrics victory over Paul Rodriguez and Ladd has become one of our all-time favorites.
Shuriken Shannon recently took TransWorld Skateboarding's top honor in 2013's "Skate and Create" contest with his fellow Santa Cruz Skateboard teammates.
Mike "Lizard King" Plumb
How in the world was Lizard King named 2012's "Role Model of the Year" by the Ride Channel? His sweet cuddly demeanor or possibly the Satan tattoo on his stomach?
Mark Suciu, from Saratoga, Calif., had the anchor part in "Sabotage 3" and is a living, breathing footage machine.
Guy Mariano's list of career accolades is long and strong, but in 2012 TWS awarded Mariano with a "Best Video Part" award for his segment in the skate epic "Pretty Sweet."
Gilbert Crockett, the 24-year-old from Richmond, Va., was named Rookie of the Year in 2012 by TWS.
Emmanuel Guzman is a throwback to the good ol' days of skaters skating everything -- pools, parks, streets, walls, cars, whatever gets in their way.
Effortless style and zero fear characterize Cody McEntire, the Belton, Texas, native. Now stationed in Long Beach, Calif., and ready to step up his game, McEntire is on the verge of becoming the next shining star.
Dakota Servold nailed down the opening part in Foundation Skateboards' video "WTF!" and is looking for gold in Real Street to pad his pockets.
Watching David Gravette backflip in a northwestern skatepark during his mind-blowing video part in Creature Skateboards' "CSFU" is an amazing thing to witness. Gravette is here for a chance at X Games gold in 2013's Real Street.
Albert Nyberg, the YouTube sensation, graces our computer screen in this year's Real Street contest with unbelievable combinations and tech wizardry from Sweden.
Aaron "Jaws" Homoki
Aaron "Jaws" Homoki won silver in Real Street at X Games Los Angeles in 2012. This year Jaws is back with a vengeance and ready for nothing but gold.
A tip of the hat to one of Real Street's elder statesmen, Danny Montoya. He's been getting it done for the last 25 years, 15 of those as a pro, traveling the world and acting as one of the true ambassadors of skateboarding goodwill.
Windsor James dropped it hot in Mystery Skateboards' "Color Theory" video and lays it down hard with big rails and gaps in his 2013 Real Street part.
Toy Machine's Josh Harmony can shred a guitar as well as rails and Hubbas. Harmony has been ripping the streets for years and has an underground following of loyal pawns ready to vote him to gold.
Austyn Gillette released the "Austyn Unlimited" video with Thrasher Magazine in 2012 and set the skateboard world on fire with his unique style and effortless flow.