Blitzen Trapper Take to the Hills with VII

Blitzen Trapper Take to the Hills with VII
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With VII, Earley takes the listener from the open highways of American Goldwing and into the deep and dark woods of Oregon, both musically and lyrically. This is true as well considering the cover art for the album, done by Blakely Dadson, which depicts a colorful train pulling through a black forest landscape. … read more

The Stones Throw Soul Tour with Peanut Butter Wolf @ Urban Lounge 08.21 with Myron & E., The Stepkids, Dam Funk

The Stones Throw Soul Tour with Peanut Butter Wolf @...
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Stones Throw founder, Peanut Butter Wolf, took the audience back to 1974 and beyond with some vintage soul tracks paired with live visuals from a projector of the bands’ sets.  … read more

The Jibyard

The Jibyard
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The Jibyard is Utah’s premier indoor rail park and ski/snowboard training facility.  Though it’s only been open for a little over six months, the brainchild of founder Brad Geiger and

Nikita Chickita

Nikita Chickita
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Brighton resort was the place to be Feb. 20 where the Nikita Chickita all-girls snowboard competition, sponsored by Skullcandy, ShredBetties and Nikita (of course), took place at the lower Majestic terrain park.  With over 40 riders competing for a $2000 total prize purse for the Pros and a 1-year Nikita flow-sponsorship contract up for grabs for the Ams. These riders were stoked and ready to show some of the best female snowboarding around today. … read more

SLUG Games: Beat the Pro

SLUG Games: Beat the Pro
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If you happened to be a pro snowboarder or skier at Park City Mountain Resort on March 6, then it was your unlucky day as the best unknowns from around the valley were standing by to take you down in the second annual SLUG Games Beat the Pro, presented by Scion and Yudu. … read more

Ruckus Inc.

Ruckus Inc.
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Benji Pierson, a.k.a. Ruckus, moved to Jackson Hole, Wyo. from his hometown of Seattle with little more than some art supplies and turntables.  Making ends meet by DJ-ing parties, weddings, his own radio show and then working as a lifty at the local mountain, he started on his now-promising art career. Nearly a decade later, Pierson’s art has been featured on skis, snowboards, jackets and several prestigious snowboard and ski magazines. … read more

Construction to Destruction: Not for the Faint of Heart

Construction to Destruction: Not for the Faint of Heart
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It’s hard to believe that the eleventh installment of the SLUG Games has already come and gone. To end the series this year, SLUG Magazine brought you Construction to Destruction, a bone-crushing, face-melting jam of pure destruction housed at none other than Brighton Resort on March 5. … read more

Superbike Slides with Tate Roskelley

Superbike Slides with Tate Roskelley
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Tate Roskelley is a rare breed. You’re more likely to see him riding his bike backward down a stair-set or manualing a chain than you are to see him in a skate park. Despite all of his abnormalities, this Utah native has his feet firmly planted in the professional BMX industry with his own signature frame, the Volume Drifter, and mind-blowing full-length video parts and online-edits with companies like Volume and Demolition. … read more

Summer of Death: Pajama Jam Recap

Summer of Death: Pajama Jam Recap
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On July 16, SLUG Magazine’s Summer of Death skateboard contest series celebrated its twelfth anniversary with the Pajama Jam, presented by Quiksilver and Natty Light.  This year, the tradition continued at the Skate 4 Homies warehouse and we couldn’t have been more excited with the park that Todd Ingersoll and friends built. … read more

CLC Artist: AJ Wentworth

CLC Artist: AJ Wentworth
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While AJ Wentworth attended the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in New York City in 2009, he worked at a local deli and made raw chocolate bars in his spare time. It didn’t take long for students at his school to start asking why he wasn’t selling the homemade chocolate, and what started as a hobby turned into a way to make four to five hundred dollars in a weekend at school. From there it became a passion.  … read more