I Love the Smell of Fresh Cut Wood in the Morning: The SLUG Games Lumberjack Jam

I Love the Smell of Fresh Cut Wood in the...
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The SLUG Games Lumberjack Jam is by far one of my favorite contests to be a part of for a number of reasons, but mostly because I’m a patriot, and lumberjacks are about as American as apple pie … read more

Candy Land Candy Jam

Candy Land Candy Jam
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Brighton Ski Resort is the epicenter of all things new, hip and ridiculous in snow culture today. The resort was also the first stop of the 2009 SLUG Games. The Candy Land Candy Jam was held on Jan. 10, 2009 on a brisk, sunny day at Brighton. … read more

SLUG Games: Beat the Pro

SLUG Games: Beat the Pro
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On Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009 an arsenal of kids armed with skis and snowboards went head to head against pro skiers and riders at The Canyons in the SLUG Games and Celtek Gloves Beat the Pro contest, the second and final SLUG Games comp of the season. … read more

SLUG Games: Prom Jam

SLUG Games: Prom Jam
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This year The SLUG Games had a new twist: it was a Prom Jam filled with all the amenities you could ask for.  It was high school all over again, except the gym was filled with snow, and instead of some strange middle aged dude with something to prove breathing down your neck, you were allowed and encouraged to get buck. Whether you prefer skis or a snowboard, the course was set up to shred up. … read more

SLUG Games: Beat the Pro

SLUG Games: Beat the Pro
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If you happened to be a pro snowboarder or skier at Park City Mountain Resort on March 6, then it was your unlucky day as the best unknowns from around the valley were standing by to take you down in the second annual SLUG Games Beat the Pro, presented by Scion and Yudu. … read more

SLUG Games: Night Riders

SLUG Games: Night Riders
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On Jan. 8, PCMR hosted the first stop of the 2011 SLUG Games amateur ski and snowboard contest known as Night Riders. Not only would it go down in the books as the first contest to be held in Park City’s newly redesigned night park, but also as one of the greatest SLUG Games events during the course of its eleven year legacy. … read more

SLUG Games: Dawn of the Shred

SLUG Games: Dawn of the Shred
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On January 14, the 12th Annual SLUG Games went undead with Dawn of the Shred, presented by Budweiser, at Brighton Resort. No skier, snowboarder or snowblader was safe from the fury as hoards of local talent ran rampant through the course built by Brighton’s superior Zombie Response and Terrain Park crew. … read more

The SLUG Games: Shred the Park After Dark

The SLUG Games: Shred the Park After Dark
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On Saturday, March 10, Park City Mountain Resort played host to Shred the Park After Dark, the second and final contest of the SLUG Games series. With the sun shining bright, deep into the late afternoon, the snow kids turned up in droves to compete for bragging rights. With nearly 50 competitors, the table was set for another installment of SLUG-style madness. … read more

SLUG Games: Revenge of the Nerds Presented by Scion, Uinta Brewing and Busch Beer

SLUG Games: Revenge of the Nerds Presented by Scion, Uinta...
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Many incarnations of the SLUG Games have come to pass over the years, and while the themes and faces have changed, the partnership formed with Brighton Resort has stood the test of time. As 2013 rolled in with high pressure and clear skies, the first of two competitions began. Revenge of the Nerds Presented by Scion, Uinta Brewing and Busch Beer brought together the efforts of dedicated course designers, Games coordinators, and a host of Utah businesses to produce one hell of a good show. … read more

2013 SLUG Games 2: Winter Wizardry Wickedness

2013 SLUG Games 2: Winter Wizardry Wickedness
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It was well before sunrise on the morning of Saturday, March 16, when the SLUG crew met  embarked on their extensively planned journey into the Great White North. The nerds had taken their stand at Brighton and left triumphant. Their calculated maneuvers, however, were no match for the beast that The SLUG Games was about to unleash upon the realm of Snowbasin Resort for the first time in history. The beast would come to be known as Winter Wizardry Presented by Scion. … read more