Caught Up: Seth Huot

Seth popped in the office a couple days back on the So-Cal tour. Fresh off a solid winter with the Mack Dawg filming for Picture This, Seth’s spending some quality time in his garage which is off the chain, and ripping around SLC on his new hog. Resident TWS Videographer, Joe Carlino caught up with the young man in our high-rise beachfront offices to find out what’s really good. —Evan

What are you up to these days?

Pretty much just starting the summer routine, andgetting pretty heavy into motorcycles.

Did you buy one?

Yeah I used my brothers for a ride from Utah to Tahoe,then came back home and bought one the next day.

What is going down in Utah these days?

Some good skate sessions, and ripping down my friendsbike.

We hear all your friends have cool garages, isyours up to par?

Well, it was up to par, then JP had to go and up theante quite a bit, I’ll let him tell you about it. Mines pretty sweet though, I still have a little workto do to get it where I want it.

What kind of after-market accessories do you want?

Tools, never can have enough tools. Now I also needto put in a decent tool-bench dedicated just for thebike, and I still need to wire the garage with 220 for mywelder.

Who were your influences growing up?

My parents were a huge part, along with my brothers.Snowboarding-wise these kids Scott and JJ got me intoit and I was hooked instantly.

Are you going to the snowboard camps this summer?

I am, 5th session, the Jeremy Jones signature HCSCsession, can’t wait—dodge-ball!

What was the craziest thing you saw go down lastwinter?

Jeremy Jones and Darrell Mathes shredding—those guysripped everything apart.

What was your best trip this winter?

I would have to say the second trip we did toMinnesota, it was in March. Usually late for a railtrip but they got a dump and there wasn’t much elsegoing on so we went out there and banged it out. There was no BS on that trip, just bangers.

When winter comes around what is the first thing you want to do?

Strap in and point it!

What’s the biggest fish you’ve ever caught?

I would have to say this large mouth bass I caughtwhen I was like ten-years-old or something, it wassick, my dad stuffed it and hung it in his office.

Buy anything ridiculous lately?

No, the iPhone isn’t out yet.

What are some words to live by?

Speed Limit 65, go 80.

What’s it like being married?

Like eating chocolate cake, always sweet and nevergets old.

How did you make it in snowboarding?

Lots of hard work and sacrifice, and also key peoplehelping me along as well.

Can you list three things kids should do to progress insnowboarding?

First would have to be go snowboarding, second would have to be, watch videos and get stoked—let me rephrase that, buy videos, don’t rip them off the internet. Lastly, get wicked and see what happens!