By Weston Colton [Posted March 3, 2016]
I met Miles Vigil about 30 minutes before shooting this photo. He said that he had an idea for a photo, and then described how he wanted to ollie off this bump on the sidewalk to a ledge from which he would foot plant and then drop down into the street. What I pictured in my head was nowhere near as cool as what he actually did. … read more
By Weston Colton [Posted November 5, 2015]
It’s been three years since I shot with Matt Fisher. Just like last time, we started things off early with a 7:30 a.m. skate mission. Feeling good with two solid tricks in the can before 9 a.m., we headed out to find this rail and size it up. After a boardslide in front of a … read more
By Weston Colton [Posted October 1, 2015]
Excuse me while I wax nostalgic (again). Jeremy Jones and the Dirty Hessian videos were my first exposure to Salt Lake City skateboarding back in the mid-’90s. He was skating fast and jumping down big stairs. The ollie over the double set rail … huge. I don’t remember if he even landed it, but it … read more
By Weston Colton [Posted July 30, 2015]
“Switch-stance skating is boring,” said Heath Kirchart in an interview with CCS in the late ’90s … Vinnie Mango doesn’t care.
By Weston Colton [Posted July 2, 2015]
I was lucky enough to shoot with Ryan Lay while he was in Utah a couple of months back. He has an eye for unique spots and a nollie reminiscent of Paulo Diaz. This is my favorite shot I got with him: keeping it classic with an Anthony Pappalardo–esque backside 50-50 in SLC.