Roughside of the Lens Presented by Monster Energy, Half and Half Skate Shop and Roughneck Hardware

Roughside of the Lens Presented by Monster Energy, Half and...
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A word of warning: What you are about to view only represents a fraction of the insanity that went down for the Summer of Death Skate Contest: Roughside of the Lens, presented by SLUG and Half and Half Skate Shop. This should provide all the reason in the world to make sure you are at the final unveiling of the video parts soon to come. … read more

17th Annual Summer of Death Skate Contest Presented By Half and Half Skate Shop and Monster Energy

17th Annual Summer of Death Skate Contest Presented By Half...
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Photo gallery for this years 17th Annual Summer of Death Skate Contest Presented By Half and Half Skate Shop and Monster Energy. … read more

Summer of Death: Roughside Presented by Monster VI

Summer of Death: Roughside Presented by Monster VI
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SLUG’s sixth incarnation of the Summer of Death: Roughside Presented by Monster series took place over the past weekend. Roughside is a travelling contest that has mainly centered in the downtown Salt Lake area in the past. … read more

Summer of Death 2000 @ Connection Park

Summer of Death 2000 @ Connection Park
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SLUG Mag has been producing the Summer of Death skateboarding contest series for 16 years straight. We found a box of memories with 35mm photos from our first SOD contest at Connection

16th Annual SLUG Summer of Death Banzai Skatepark

16th Annual SLUG Summer of Death Banzai Skatepark
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The 16th annual SLUG Summer of Death kicked off the first contest of the year at Banzai Skatepark in Lindon, Utah, on June 20 2015. Banzai offers a unique wood bowl feature to the Northern Utah skate landscape, and it was definitely tested by the rippe … read more

SLUG Magazine Presents: Roughside of the Trax

SLUG Magazine Presents: Roughside of the Trax
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The second half of SLUG Magazine’s 15th annual skate series, the 5th Annual Roughside of the Trax contest took to the streets on Saturday, Sept. 13! Registration began at 1 p.m. at Fairmont Park, then we hit the road to reveal secret spots. … read more

SLUG Summer Of Death 2014

SLUG Summer Of Death 2014
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On Go Skate Day—June 21, 2014—Utah’s best up and coming street athletes gathered at Crossroads Skatepark to participate in SLUG Magazine’s 15th Annual Summer of Death skate contest. … read more

Skateboard Drive-In

Skateboard Drive-In
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Milosport Orem owner Benny Pellegrino noticed that there were a lot of kids in his community who skateboarded, but didn’t really care about the contest circuit. In an effort to decrease the emphasis on competition at skate events and get back to having fun, positive sessions, Pellegrino decided to do something different this year. Instead of throwing contests at the skatepark, Pellegrino and Milosport are throwing a series of Skateboard Drive-ins in their parking lot. … read more

Rocky Hudson Jr.

Rocky Hudson Jr.
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Skating with Rocky Hudson Jr. usually starts off with a twist and a flat ground session. He carves around tranquil and smooth, popping no-complies and thunderous switch heels. He’s got massive pop—you’ll never see a worm burner out of Rocky. For Rocky, skateboarding is all for the love: The whole experience of going out to film tricks, playing games of skate in empty parking lots and always having a reason for a road trip keeps him pushing. … read more

Ramp Locals on a Sunny Day in the Northwest

Ramp Locals on a Sunny Day in the Northwest
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This year for Go Skateboarding Day, I decided to explore something new and head to the Northwestern United States. I had never been to Seattle, Wash. before and felt it was time to experience some new terrain. I flew in early the morning of June 21 ready to skate and have a good time. I am lucky enough to quickly jump into a skate gang in any town I visit, and Seattle was no exception.  I was inducted into the Ramp Locals upon arrival. … read more