Katchup – April 2005

Katchup – April 2005
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It’s that time of year, the days are getting longer and the snow is melting…wait, it’s still puking snow when the rest of the country is shutting down production and pulling out golf clubs. There still might be more snow than in 20 years at this time, but resorts are still shutting down the party due to their lease agreement and people staying home to work on their summer tans. … read more

KATCHUP – March 2005

KATCHUP – March 2005
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First of all, I would like to thank everyone who attended the 2005 SLUG Games Junk Show competition last month at Brighton Ski Resort. The sold-out event (sorry if you didn’t make it in) was held on Mt. Millicent with new Junk Style obstacles that were created the day of the contest courtesy of RedBull. … read more

Katchup – February 2005

Katchup – February 2005
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The 2004-2005 season has already surpassed the highest avalanche death total since keeping track in 1951. The heavy snow conditions for the months of December and January where prone to natural and unnatural slides triggered in the backcountry. … read more

Back to the Snowy Roots: The Re-Birth of Telemark Skiing

Back to the Snowy Roots: The Re-Birth of Telemark Skiing
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Josh Madsen is a 26-year-old Pro Telemark Skier. He has been living in Utah for more than 10 years and has been telemark skiing for 12 years. Recently, in-between a filming trip to Austria with the Line Ski Team and a road trip to British Columbia with friends to go heli skiing… … read more

Katchup – January 2005

Katchup – January 2005
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Talk of how to not die, how to win stuff by being a good snowboarder and how to learn to ride if you’re a girl.  … read more

Revolution Thrives as One of the Only Snowboard Manufacturers in the U.S.

Revolution Thrives as One of the Only Snowboard Manufacturers in...
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Few people are aware that pretty much every snowboard in stock at the local shop is manufactured overseas. You just might be astonished to find that the largest and one of the few snowboard manufactuers that exists in North America is located in Orem, Utah. … read more

Katchup – December 2004

Katchup – December 2004
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For the month of December, there are also plenty of discounts to be had out there for charities at different resorts. Here are a few chances to help the needy and help your wallet.  … read more

The Old Man & the Ski: Tanner Hall’s 21st B-Day & Video Premiere Party

The Old Man & the Ski: Tanner Hall’s 21st B-Day...
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This past October marked the celebration of one of freeskiing’s most renowned personalities, Tanner Hall. After dominating the competition and movie scene for the last five years, the young superstar finally hit the ripe old age of 21. … read more

Bubblegum & Burton?: The Romain DeMarchi interview

Bubblegum & Burton?: The Romain DeMarchi interview
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Burton Snowboards was recently in town premiering their new DVD, The Process 3. To promote this, some of the riders would be in town to do an autograph session at the Gateway before the premiere. I got to go have a beer with one of the riders, Romain DeMarchi. It would be the second visit of this kind to Utah. … read more

Katchup – November 2004

Katchup – November 2004
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I thought I would have time to tell you all about tentative opening dates, but most of the time they are wrong, based on early snowfalls (like this year) or warm fronts. I will say that Brighton Ski Resort is OPEN for business (earliest in 15 years) with a new and improved Terrain Park as well as a new Majestic Quad. Can I get a hell yeah?!  … read more