SLC Olympics Blow For Real

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Hey, it's been awhile right? Well, truth is I'm over gossip and nothing has happened anyway. But for a quick recap of only the facts, here goes: Danny Kass won like every contest he entered and now he has a pro model. I recently heard him referred…

Winter X-Games 2001: The X-perience

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By Jason Loughnane a.k.a. The Red Guardian EDITOR'S NOTE: Jay Loughnane is a writer for Teenvoice.com. He once wrote me a nasty letter once about an article I wrote about last year's X Games, which garnered quite a response from Yo Beat's…

Space Odyssey: Bendini Productions Premieres its Latest

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Emerson, Mass By Rudy Kaytron Friday October the twelfth was a night the East Coast has been waiting to have for a long time now. Ben Fee, an ex-blue lodge resident turned Emerson film student, had a vision. Better yet, he acted on…

Kids in Burlington Suck

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(Burlington, WA., That is.) Ed: Okay, so I'm too lazy to write stories for this site anymore. I wrote this one for the school newspaper, which should sufficiently explain it lameness, but putting up new pages makes me look good, so I don't…

The Yo Beat Midwest Skateboard Tour

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August 3, 2001 8:45 am PST Bellingham WA Picked up Jay. Jay Steger, local Bellingham superstar, (and the only person I know with nothing better to do for a week) is insurance in case no one in the Midwest knows how to skateboard. At least…

The THAT'S TOO BAD Files

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So I'm sitting at the eye doctor, reading People, when what do I come across but a picture of snowboarding. Later the scene is quite similar, only I'm at my kitchen table reading Teen. Here I find an article about skateboarding. "So," you may…

Sunapee's Last Call

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by Brooke Geery On Sunday, March 25th, Sunapee NH held what was hailed as a "drunken debauchery" called Last Call. The recipe was as follows: throw together a few jumps; prop a box up with 2x4's next to the halfpipe; and build a wall looking…

A Simple Guide to Living in Bellingham

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Bellingham, Washington might be the most retarded town ever. Basically a college ski town over an hour away from the nearest mountain, but its residents seem quite fond of it anyway. Where else can you not get drunk at a frat party (there…

Life Behind the Iron Curtain

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(reported from the eastern theater by YoBeat’s war correspondent David S. Bobolay) “.....AND THEY USED THESE EASTERN STATES AS A TYPE OF BLOCKAD,E A BARRIER TO HELP PROTECT THE VAST RICHES OF THE MOTHERLAND. THIS BLOCKADE BECAME KNOWN…

Punk in Drublic Oregon

Sat. May 27th 11:00 Busch Lite had taken its affects already, and my morning skate session was all ollies. I went to my friend's house and told them him to pack, we were going to Oregon. Got in car. Supplies: REI sleeping bag Skateboard 6’8’’…

News You Can't Use

Shane Flood cut his hair. John Cavan is making a movie called Iron Curtain and it will have a bunch of people you've never heard of and Shane Flood and Jaime Macleod in it. He is shooting the entire thing with a death lens, so it may or may…

Slam City Jam 2001, eh?

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by Brooke Geery I used to be a grom. I used to go to contests, sit huddled in between the masses and giggle like a TRL fan every time a pro got within spitting distance of me. That lasted about one season, until I started writing. Then I…

The 2001 US Open

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by Rachel Cotton This is taken from messy notes written in dark corners and fast cars. Thanks to Tom Bishop for all the pictures and to myself for the grotesque things I have done with them. 03.16.01 4:05 PM WITH PLANS TO TAKE PHOTOGRAPHS Mitko…