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Wednesday, September 4, 2013

14th Annual Summer of Death RoughSide of the Trax IV @ SLUG Magazine (SLC: Sept 7)

News Release

For Immediate Release
Contact: Angela Brown, angela@slugmag.com; Karamea Puriri, karamea@slugmag.com

SLUG Magazine Announces the 14th Annual Summer of Death RoughSide of the Trax IV Presented by Scion on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013

SALT LAKE CITY, Wednesday, September 4, 2013 – SLUG Magazine and Johnny Roughneck of San Francisco’s Roughneck Hardware have teamed up for a fourth year to bring RoughSide of the Trax IV Presented by Scion to Salt Lake City. Inspired by Roughneck’s SF Bart Tour, RoughSide of the Trax takes skaters on an adventure through the city via Trax.

The contest will be held on Saturday, September 7. Registration will be held at the 900 W & 900 S Skate Park from 2 to 2:45 p.m. Registration is $5. Competitors will then head out with the Summer of Death team and Johnny Roughneck to hit some of SLC’s top secret spots.

Competitors will be awarded 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place and will be competing for Best Trick and Best Slam as well. Awards will be held at the SLC Arts Hub on 663 W 100 S, at 6 p.m. There will be an after party at Spedelli’s on 2352 Foothill Drive, at 7 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by Egduf and other bands to be announced.

RoughSide of the Trax IV is presented by Scion and sponsored by Arcade Belt Co., Board of Provo, After Dark, Roughneck Hardware, iNi Cooperative, Saga Outerwear, Arize Board Shop, Epic Boardshop, SK801, SaltyPeaks Skateboard Shop, Goal Zero and Milosport.

Now in its 14th year, Summer of Death has served as stomping grounds for skaters like Lizard King, Adam Dyet and Tyson Bowerbank, and has been a staple of summer for many amateur skaters. RoughSide of the Trax IV Presented by Scion is the second installment in the 14th Annual Summer of Death Skate Series for 2013. Visit summerofdeath.com for more information about Summer of Death. 

For more information or promotional material such as photos and film footage, contact: Angela Brown, angela@slugmag.com or Karamea Puriri, karamea@slugmag.com.

About SLUG Magazine:
SLUG (Salt Lake UnderGround) Magazine is a free regional publication based out of Salt Lake City, UT, delivering uncompromising coverage of music, art, action sports and underground subculture. SLUG distributes 30,000 issues on the first Friday of every month and can be found “anyplace cool.” In addition, SLUG hosts a variety of award-winning community events such as SLUG Games, Summer of Death, Craft Lake City and Localized. February 2013 marked the Magazine’s 24th birthday, making SLUG one of the oldest magazines in the nation that continues to publish regularly. Visit slugmag.com to view photo galleries, read online exclusives and read through digital copies of every issue that has ever been published.

About Scion:
On the streets and in your car, some things remain: Tear it up, don't rip it off. Always zag when others zig. Become one of us by becoming none of us. Stay on the cutting edge with over 150 accessories available to personalize your ride. Build your own at scion.com.


Karamea Puriri
Marketing Manager 

SLUG Magazine • SLUG Games • Summer of Death • Craft Lake City
SLC, UTAH 84101
PH: 801.487.9221 Fax: 801.487.1359

Winner of 2012 and 2013 "Best of State" awards for Literary Arts Journalism

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