For 26-year-old professional snowboarder Madison Blackley, being a pro is about as useful as being a modern-day treasure hunter. … read more
The crowd huddled together Saturday, Jan. 10, as they watched the winners of SLUG Games: Battle at Basin Presented by Ken Garff Fiat—SLUG’s 15th Annual Snowboard and Ski competition at Snowbasin Resort—get crowned and receive their awesome prizes.
On Saturday, Feb. 15, folks flocked by the dozens to the wintry slopes of Brighton Resort for the 2014 SLUG Games Goes Postal Presented by Scion. Held at the base of the Milly lift, colorful sponsor tents flapped in the morning breeze as SLUG staffers and the Brighton Park Crew put the finishing touches on the course. Designed as an open jam session, contestants had the choice of hitting a massive tube, down box, donkey dick, close-out mailboxes to a dumpster, wall ride and a quarter-pipe with a mailbox. … read more
I didn’t know what to expect when I was asked to cover the opening of the very first women-only terrain park: Krista’s Park. I later began to grasp who the late Krista Moroge was and why a women’s terrain park at Brighton, the longstanding “locals” mountain, bears her name and honor. Krista was an essential and respected member of the action sports community as a businesswoman and a rep for Burton. She was also a talented athlete in a variety of activities, including skateboarding and, most prominently, snowboarding. Her passing from cancer in 2010 shook the winter sports community. … read more