The sun was out and everyone was looking to skate so after a late breakfast the Bladed and Faded Crew headed to Skyline Highschool. We also had some company with us. Jeff Stanger was in town from Colorado and Russell Day was visiting from San Diego. I have never been to skyline before so it was definintley an adventure. Everyone got some clips which were pretty rad. We then set out to olympus high where we were eventually kicked out so we then set our eyes on a millcreek spot which is how we ended the day. Overall we all had a blast and got some great footage. Some of us got broke off but its all in a days work.
The Dudes and I eating Breakfast
Jon Dickerson Topsoul to backslide on the ledge
Russel Day-Front farve up the ledge to AOtopsoul 360 out
Good to have the Beastmaster back in town for a quick Saturday session. Just a few quick hits of Billy Anderson, Andy Luke and Kaycee Landsaw.
-Beastmaster – Zero Fish
-Kaycee – Mute Air
-Andy – Air to Fakie
-Kaycee – Lu-Kang Air
-Beastmaster – Topsoul
-Andy – Royal
The winters in Utah are long and hard here so we mostly end up resorting to skateparks that are either cleared or indoor. Here are a few skateparks we hit this winter(in order) Herriman, St.George Skatepark and Crossroads in Ogden.
Good session rollin around 2nd and 2nd with the fellas before we lost sunlight. Chris took a nasty shot on the closeout to both shins. Get feelin’ better soon bud.
John, Chris & Zach
Zach Nelson – Lege Roll to Mute Grab
Chris – The Aftermath
Filming this edit with Geoff Phillip made me realize how much this dude loves rollerblading. Before I met him I kind of had my doubts about him when it came to the idea of him being pro for any company. Now that I met him and filmed with him I can honestly say he definitely deserves to be a full on professional. He works super hard at getting footage, super nice dude and he loves rollerblading possibly more than I do which I didn’t think was possible. I had such a great time filming this man and I only hope it happens again. Anyways I hope you all enjoy this edit and be sure to check out all his other work. Here’s a quick interview I did with him.
1. I want to know why you chose SLC as part of the QYLT and how do you think your trip went?
I had always planned on doing a QYLT part in Salt Lake just because I always have fun when I’m in town. My loosely scheduled trip plans happened to coincide perfectly with Mykel Fatali driving to Utah for turkey day, so I hopped in the car and had my Thanksgiving at the 10540! The trip went fantastic! Except for the snow of course.
2. While filming for this part who were some of your favorite people to go out with and get footage. Anyone in particular you were juiced on being able to go skate with daily?
Of course my main dudes Tad Tregeagle and Chris Napolean are always a pleasure to shred with. All the boys get my hyped though, it’s always just great to have homies to skate with in the first place. Even Egbert showed up to blade with me, even though it was the end of the night and I was fully incapacitated at the time. I always feel at home in SLC.
3. Obviously snow and injuries played a factor in getting footage while you were here. Do you feel like even with all the bullshit you were still able to pull off a decent section?
For 5 days, I don’t think I could have asked for much more! You always want it to have been better, but the idea for the tour is to have the edits all be a really different from one another, which I believe we successfully accomplished.
4. where are you headed to next? and will you be coming back to SLC anytime soon to chill with the Bladed and Faded Crew?
For now I’m trying to lay low in Boise and figure out what I can do as far as maybe getting this hernia fixed. Making the Vegas part was really painful, so I’d like to go back there and really sink my teeth into that place with the homie Tony Rivituso. But, we’ll see what the doc has to say. Boise’s only 5 hours away from SLC, so I’m most definitely trying to make it down there soon!