Some people believe skateboarding to be an art. Others would say that jumping around on a wooden toy is a monumental waste of time. I say, every minute you are skateboarding is a minute that you aren’t stealing an old lady’s purse. In celebration of not making an octogenarian your prey, the 14th annual Summer of Death Presented by Scion had its first contest of the year on Saturday, July 20, paired with the Urban Arts Festival. … read more
Recently, SLUG had a chance to catch up with up-and-coming Utah County skateboarder Parker Garrett outside of Utah County indoor skate park, Banzai. He is a Provo native who is not shy to think outside of the box and get his feet bloody every now and then, and is helping progress the Provo skate scene with his skill set. This 21-year-old has a relaxed style that you can’t help but watch.
Banzai Skatepark opened their doors around six months ago. Banzai is in the town of Lindon, Utah, which is about 45 minutes from Salt Lake. SLUG recently had the chance to speak with the general manager of Banzai, Grant McCarty, about some of the finer points of the park. … read more