Check Out: Miami

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Full name: Miami.

Birth date: 02/07/86.

Home: Salt Lake City, Utah.

Sponsors: Technine, Holden Outerwear, Neff Headwear, Airblaster, Milosport.

Results: Tied first with Biittner in Blue Ribbon Jibbin’.

Film: Cold World/FODT.

Who are your biggest influences?
1. Magic effing Johnson.
2. Alice Cooper.
3. Indians.

What do you want to get out of snowboarding? The full psychedelic experience.

What’s your favorite video part? Lucas Magoon in Cold World.

What’s the worst trend in snowboarding? Being an athlete instead of a snowboarder.

What’s one thing we don’t know about you? I’m from the future, dude.

What are three things you want to do before you die?
1. Have my kicks.
2. Die.
3. Rise from the grave.

What is the sketchiest thing you have ever done on a chair lift? Totally took a whiz, dude.

What’s one trick you wish you could do? Grab nose and tail at the same time, nail grabs-what?

What’s one trick people should stop doing? 1080s, man.

Count the consequential factors: closeout rail, flat concrete landing, and giant metal dumpster to clear. It’s just another walk in the streets for this Salt Lake young buck. Photo: Andy Wright

Wow, I’ve never seen anyone bring a kit quite like Miami’s to the snow. He’s equally creative and motivated on his board.-Andy