The Top Stories Of 2012: A Look Back At The Year In Action Sports

While every year sees its share of big stories, 2012’s felt epic in proportion around the world and our industry. The news media had a feeding frenzy gorging on a huge presidential and local election cycle. Europe was on the brink, the Middle East was well past it, and the US is speeding toward a fiscal cliff. Against that backdrop, the action sports industry’s highlights and lowlights played out across the calendar.

We took a look back at the year’s biggest headlines as the final days of the years wind down…


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