Andy Pitts … Last Call

Andy Pitts … Last Call
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Back in 1999, Andy Pitts helped build an indoor skate park with me and my family. The more I look back on this scenario, the more ridiculous it becomes. He

Showdown at So-Jo: Bomb the Beehive

Showdown at So-Jo: Bomb the Beehive
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On the weekend of September 20 through the 23 there were two professional skateboard events in town. One of them, the AST Dew Tour, had all the biggest stars, managers,

Summer of Death: Part Deux

Summer of Death: Part Deux
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Summers in Utah are hot, and personally, I don’t like them very much. Finding the motivation to skate when it’s over 100 degrees outside is nearly impossible. You either have

Random News From the Skate World – August 2007

Random News From the Skate World – August 2007
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Thank God the sun is letting off a little less heat these days. Salt Lake was starting to seem more like Phoenix for a while there. That would be okay

Never Souled Out: the Troy Johnson Interview

Never Souled Out: the Troy Johnson Interview
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Skateboarding is the true fountain of youth, and anyone who has had the courage to ride one for the past 15-plus years is a hero. Skaters always talk about paying

Sun Up to Sun Down with Austin Namba

Sun Up to Sun Down with Austin Namba
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“I don’t drink, don’t smoke, just skate, there is nothing better then skating,” says Austin Namba. Namba is one of those skaters out there that can do every trick flawlessly.

Random News From the Skate World

Random News From the Skate World
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The Mystery/Zero squads rolled through town in late June to premiere the latest, I mean first, Mystery video. They did a demo and set up portable screen at South Jordan

Who’s That Dude?: An Interview with Andrew Wilson

Who’s That Dude?: An Interview with Andrew Wilson
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I’ve been doing it for this long because I love it. Skating is so huge now that it seems like lots of kids get into it just for sponsors and the hope of turning pro when they should just enjoy it for what it is. Getting hooked up is cool, but it should never influence why you skate. … read more

Summer of Death: Contest for Pussies!

Summer of Death: Contest for Pussies!
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SLUG Mag’s first contest in the Summer of Death series was held on Saturday, June 16, at the recently opened Union Board Shop in Sandy. The theme for this contest was a contest for pussies (the kitty kind, you pervert). And to make it even better it was free. … read more