Hot Shot

Lately snowboarders have been prowling Denver, looking for the perfect snow-bound urban terrain. Sports-mag photographers and filmmakers are trailing the best of them -- such as Salt Lake City bro Justin Bennee, whose escapades in the parking lot across from Westword on Thursday, shown here, were eagerly recorded by a bevy of high-end cameras and video equipment. In honor of Bennee's prowess:

I am so extreme! Denver's snow woes mean my fame! Is the light okay? -- Joel Warner

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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