Pallas Snowboards: The Backcountry’s Newest Riders

Pallas Snowboards: The Backcountry’s Newest Riders
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Two years ago, before her boutique snowboarding company officially began in 2014, Pallas Snowboards founder Stephanie Nitsch was dreaming about starting a female-centric mountain biking company. Instead of mountain bikes, a twist of fate urged her into the world of snowboard production—and more importantly, split board production for the backcountry. … read more

SLUG Snow Photo Feature: ‏Keegan Valiaka

SLUG Snow Photo Feature: ‏Keegan Valiaka
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‏Keegan Valiaka woke up Christmas morning to everything he had ever wanted: a sweater and a canoe. He figured out a way to put both Christmas gifts to use. He put on the sweater and frontboarded the canoe. … read more

SLUG Snow Photo Feature: Austin Sweetin

SLUG Snow Photo Feature: Austin Sweetin
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Last winter, Brighton was kind enough to let us get a Cat and build this jump over on Milly before it had opened. It was an insane way to start the season. It’s snowing in the mountains, so get off your lazy ass and do some Cab 5s like Austin Sweetin. … read more

SLUG Snow Photo Feature: Cale Zima

SLUG Snow Photo Feature: Cale Zima
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Cale Zima snowboards for chicks. So, ladies, direct message him @calezima on Instagram. With moves like this on his snowboard, just imagine what he is capable of in the sack.

SLUG Snow Photo Feature: Sammy Taxwood

SLUG Snow Photo Feature: Sammy Taxwood
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Sammy Taxwood is no longer a teenager, but he can still act like one. The snowboarding future is bright with this kid and his Lick the Cat crew.  

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SLUG Games Slash Bash Presented by Ken Garff FIAT

SLUG Games Slash Bash Presented by Ken Garff FIAT
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Saturday, Feb. 28, marked the second and final contest of the 15th annual SLUG Games ski/snowboard series, SLUG Games: Slash Bash Presented By Ken Garff Fiat. Housed once again at the base of Millicent at Brighton Resort, over 100 competitors turned up for their chance at local fame and a sack full of goodies.

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Miller Time: Wiley Miller

Miller Time: Wiley Miller
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While attending the University of Utah during the mid-2000s, I became acquainted with a young man who was pursuing the dream of becoming a professional skier. His name is Wiley Miller, and his calm demeanor and sense of adventure made him easy to get along with.

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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

ThirtyTwo Day @ Brighton Resort, UT 03.02

ThirtyTwo Day @ Brighton Resort, UT 03.02
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ThirtyTwo, a snowboard boot company, was back at Brighton Resort for their annual 32 Day. On March 2nd, 2015 competitors raced a banked slalom followed by a rail jam and a jump. … 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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