SLUG Games Battle at Basin Presented by Ken Garff Fiat

SLUG Games Battle at Basin Presented by Ken Garff Fiat
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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.

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Ride Bikes, Damn It: Jake Matsukawa Skidding the Streets

Ride Bikes, Damn It: Jake Matsukawa Skidding the Streets
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Jake Matsukawa of 3Bs Krew has been thrashing around the city for seven years, and his reckless and punked-out style goes to show that the more times your crank makes a revolution and the more times your middle finger goes in the air, the better you know your city. I sat down with Matsukawa, track and fixie rogue and one of the original organizers of the 3Bs Krew, to see how the mastermind has launched their races and footage collection.

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Meet the Artists: The Millards and Uinta’s Brighton IPA Label

Meet the Artists: The Millards and Uinta’s Brighton IPA Label
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Nate and Bree Millard are successfully navigating the art world. In the last year, they have elevated their brand, Ban Supply Collaboration, increased the commissions of their woodcut signs and locked in the contract to create the new Brighton IPA label for Uinta Brewing Company.

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Cam Wood: SLUG BMX Photo Feature

Cam Wood: SLUG BMX Photo Feature
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Cam Wood has been around forever. From having standout parts in Killjoy and That’s It, running The Wood Shop BMX shop and riding professionally for S&M Bikes for several years, Cam is someone that needs no introduction. 

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Headwear To Shredwear: Discrete Clothing Wants Your Body

Headwear To Shredwear: Discrete Clothing Wants Your Body
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Carr’s beanie-covered head, and the mind inside it, are responsible for Discrete Clothing—formerly Discrete Headwear. SLUG had the chance to meet with him in his headquarters looking over Exchange Place in Salt Lake City to get the lowdown on the new stuff. … read more

Urban Wild: Crook & The Bluff Meet Craft Lake City, Take Two

Urban Wild: Crook & The Bluff Meet Craft Lake City,...
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Wilford and Dath met eight years ago, when they moved in together, but they didn’t start playing music until just over a year ago. Since then, they have been detonating music out of two guitars that is much more thunderous than you would imagine, aided by some extra hardware. … read more

Kick-Ass Cosplay in 6 Easy Steps

Kick-Ass Cosplay in 6 Easy Steps
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So, you want to cosplay at Comic Con this year. Awesome! I appreciate anyone who takes the time and effort to go beyond putting on a geek T-shirt and calling it good. I’ve got a couple of tips to help get you started. … read more

Northern Exposure: The 15th Annual Summer of Death Skate Contest at Crossroads

Northern Exposure: The 15th Annual Summer of Death Skate Contest...

SLUG’s Summer of Death contests have served as a springboard for countless Utah skaters. This summer’s first installment of SLUG’s 15th annual Summer of Death series took place at Ogden’s Crossroads Skatepark on Go Skateboarding Day on June 21. Split pants and busted shoes abounded, as the contestants in the amateur and open divisions vied for First Place. Lucky Stables and Austin Ramirez won the amateur and open, respectively. After First, Second and Third place titles were awarded, local band Sunchaser played their signature multi-layered dirge while people kept ripping through the park. … read more

Bike Prom: Going Tandem

Bike Prom: Going Tandem
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The aromatic month of May is once again dedicated completely to our city’s most sustainable form of transportation: cycling. The Salt Lake City Bicycle Collective is holding their fourth annual Bike Prom at Pierpont Place on May 10 at 8 p.m. after an open invitation ride around the city. I sat down with this year’s organizer, Jace Burbidge, and discussed the ins and outs of what this event is all about.  … read more

Blue Skate

Blue Skate
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If you’ve ever eaten at the locally famous Blue Plate Diner, you may have noticed that more than one employee is zipping around the restaurant in shoes with blown-out toes. And if you’ve any reckoning of the talent that graces our streets and skateparks on four wheels and a narrow mass of plywood, then you know that some of Salt Lake’s finest shred-sledders are also employees of one of Salt Lake’s finest diners … read more