Mountain Boarding Gets a Boost In Utah
May 24th, 2009
Dirt Star to host events at the SLC Downtown Libary and Piper Down
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH: Saturday June 6th, 2009 local mountainboard crew the DirtStar Army will be hosting a free to the public, all ages video premier to expose the public to the sport of Mountainboarding. At 9pm adults are invited to attend the 21+ aged viewing at Piper Down Pub, there will also be a raffle with prizes handed out at the 21+ aged event.
This film features seasoned veteran riders Dave Steifvater, Devin Garland, Halston Rhodes and up and coming prodigy, Mason Moore setting a new precedent for the sport of mountainboarding in this debut of "Let It Happen." This film captures traditional terrain; including mountain bike jumps, long grass lines, & dirt roads. These riders are also pushing the envelope with new urban venues that display the technical tricks created by DSA riders. This was made possible by the hard work and dedication of our local DirtStar Army and friends.
This will take place at the Downtown Library located at 210 East 400 South Salt Lake City in the MAIN auditorium . Doors open to the public at 2:30pm for seating and mingling. The film will start at 3:30pm with a chance to ask questions and receive autographs from the pro riders after the viewing. There will be an after party and 21+ aged viewing at Piper Down Pub located at 1492 S State St.
DirtStar Army (DSA) is a core group of professional athletes and amateur recruits from the United States. They are viewed by the public as respected activists who get involved with their communities; stay connected through diverse social networks, and are looked up to as trend setters who influence the progression of their sport. Team DirtStar hosts public learn to ride events and has offered support staffing to every major mountainboard competition in the US since 2004. Pro riders featured in this film have been commissioned for demos in many countries including the United States, the United Kingdom, and Europe.
This all encompassing view of the sport will forever change the way mountainboarders see the world, and the way the world sees mountainboarding." - Van Dewitt, Director