The Sweet Life: Sweetgrass Productions Interview

The Sweet Life: Sweetgrass Productions Interview
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Testing the limits of skiing-meets-Hollywood, Sweetgrass Productions hails from beautiful Salt Lake City and dwells near to the hearts of so many ski enthusiasts. Afterglow, a short film released last fall, is Sweetgrass’ latest and the follow up to the award-winning film Valhalla.  … read more

Go With the Flow: Tyson Bowerbank

Go With the Flow: Tyson Bowerbank
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Having first set foot on a skateboard at the age of 8, Tyson Bowerbank is a prime example of the up-and-coming. With a resume including Fuel TV, ESPN and a repertoire of high-profile amateur contest finals, Bowerbank has some pretty high credentials. Now, at the age of 18, Bowerbank is a solid, humble skater who just loves being on a skateboard.  With a bag of tricks that most kids only have behind an Xbox controller, this baby-faced Sandy native is on a tear of a come-up and shows no signs of slowing down. … read more

Pounding the Pavement: A Day with Kwami Adzitso

Pounding the Pavement: A Day with Kwami Adzitso
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Calm, cool and collected: That’s the best way to describe Kwami Adzitso. He’s a humble dude just looking to have the most fun he can, doing what he loves––and that is skateboarding. Kwami is the kind of kid who would get as hyped on nollie heel flipping a ten stair as he would on half cabbing a parking block. If it involves skating, Kwami is there, and chances are, he will be rifling off tricks one after another. … read more

Cairo Foster: Keeping it Fun

Cairo Foster: Keeping it Fun
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With a couple of decades of skateboarding under his belt, Etnies’ Cairo Foster is a guy who will indefinitely go down as one of the best and most consistent in the sport. Going from a technical skateboarder to a burly speed hound who will jump down anything, Foster has put in some serious work over the years, and has no intention of slowing down. … read more

DIY Spots: If You Build It, They Will Come

DIY Spots: If You Build It, They Will Come
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It’s past the dog days of summer, and you’re getting tired of riding your favorite parks in the blistering heat. The best street spots are crowded with people and are on high patrol by The Fuzz. What do you do now? The answer is to go out and Do It Yourself!  … read more

Rough Stuff: Rough Side of the TRAX IV Presented by Scion

Rough Stuff: Rough Side of the TRAX IV Presented by...
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The 14th annual Summer of Death has come and gone, and what a banger it was. Roughside of the TRAX IV Presented by Scion was one for the record books. Johnny Roughneck, creator of Roughneck Hardware out of San Francisco, was out in the streets to throw the Salt Lake version of the Roughneck BART Tour. Between mobbing the streets, public transportation and skating the spots, Summer of Death was sure to be on the #roughside. … read more

Words of Walter: The Walter Shearon Interview

Words of Walter: The Walter Shearon Interview
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After getting a taste of his passion at the ripe age of 3, young Shearon is no stranger to these mountains and the potential they hold. Now 17, the really crazy and almost scary, thing about Shearon is how smart and well-spoken he is, and how much drive and desire he possesses to learn more.

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30 Years Of Ripping: An Interview With Benjamin Pellegrino

30 Years Of Ripping: An Interview With Benjamin Pellegrino
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There is something sacred that lies within a local skate and snowboard shop. Benjamin Pellegrino is the co-owner of Milosport, one of the best and longest-standing shops in Utah. Started by Dimitrije Milovich (founder of Winterstick and namesake of Milo) and Duane Bush in 1984, Milosport has been serving the local skate and snowboard community along the Wasatch Front for 30 years. … read more

It’s Our Park: Taylorsville Skateboarding Park

It’s Our Park: Taylorsville Skateboarding Park
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Taylorsville Skateboarding Park is under fire, and rumors of it being shut down have been circulating. Having faced a threat like this before, local skaters were more than happy to share their thoughts on the subject and tell SLUG more about their home park. … read more

The Bourne Skate-dentity

The Bourne Skate-dentity
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Salt Lake City’s next generation of Sk801 rippers is here, seeking out all of the tracked and untracked territory that this city has to offer, and Christian Bourne is one of them. A mellow dude off his skateboard and an absolute animal on one (kid straight-up broke a handrail on a back lip attempt), Bourne and I found some time to chat at Fairmont Park while we watched the rest of his crew tear up the park.  … read more