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Snowboard Film The Art of Flight Documents The Sport Like Never Before For the action sports junkie, the recent release of the snowboard film The Art of Flight was something to freak out about. From Red Bull Media House, in association with Brain Farm Digital Cinema, the film follows superstar…

Q&A WITH TWO-TIME RIDER OF THE YEAR JOHN JACKSON (Part 1)

In celebration of the many upcoming Northern California screenings of The Art of Flight, Submerge recently caught up with two-time Rider of the Year John Jackson via telephone as the dreadlocked snow celeb cruised a sparkling gold Sebring convertible from Los Angeles to Tahoe. Read on to learn about his…

EXTENSION OF OUR Q&A WITH TWO-TIME SNOWBOARDER OF THE YEAR JOHN JACKSON

Our current issue (No. 93) features an exclusive interview with two-time snowboarder of the year John Jackson in celebration of the many upcoming Northern California screenings of the groundbreaking film The Art of Flight, in which he is featured. The following questions were selected from our hour-long talk with one…

Short Course Cyclists Tear Up the Capitol – Sept. 10, 2011

It’s not usually a go-to for adrenaline seekers, but the Capitol will attract a different kind of crowd on Saturday, Sept. 10 as some of the country’s top short course cyclists, including the 2012 women’s Olympic team, swarm the Capitol for a high-speed cycling competition at the Sacramento Grand Prix….

River Runs Deep

Sacramento Skimfest Puts The River City on the International Skimboarding Map One day every summer, people line the American River to watch guys, and the occasional girl, go airborne on skimboards at Paradise Beach. Riders, as they’re called, propel themselves along the water before launching off ramps and grinding rails….

Blinded Me With Science

Van Der Neer Launch: July 23, 2011 Greens Hotel, Sacramento Photos and Words By Nicholas Wray Nicole Kniss and Justin Johnson have put together an eye-catching set of handmade fashion pieces, which they unveiled at Launch, a design and music festival held in late July at the Greens Hotel. David…

Dream a Little Dream

Tiana Vega proves giving never goes out of style Since its opening in February 1921, a wealth of artists has performed within the grandiose bowels of Sacramento’s Memorial Auditorium, including the Rolling Stones, Beach Boys, Duran Duran and Melissa Etheridge. It was the auditorium’s grandeur and antiquity that convinced the…

All the World’s a Stage

Bartender Jayson Wilde finds a potent way to harness his creative energies Words by Anthony Giannoti – Photos by Nicholas Wray Have you ever wanted to quit your perfectly good 9-to-5 job to pursue your passion? Well in May 2009 that is precisely what Jayson Wilde did when he quit…

See, Taste, Touch, Hear… Midtown Cocktail Week 2011

With Midtown Cocktail Week falling perfectly during this issue (it takes place Aug. 15—21 at various bars and restaurants), we took it upon ourselves to dedicate “Submerge Your Senses” to this oh-so-delicious week filled with unique cocktails, cool hands-on classes, exciting competitions, fun themed parties and so much more. If…

A Bridge to Your Glass

Rail Bridge Cellars has new vision, same loyalty Words by Adam Saake – Photos by Nicholas Wray As the large, roll-up door of the 6,000-square-foot warehouse off North 16th Street noisily opened, two Michaels met myself and Submerge photographer Nicholas Wray with wide smiles. “Hello,” they said, apologizing for the…