skateboarding

Surrey rides will be running until the end of August. (City of Surrey photo)

South Surrey youth skaters took to the ramps this week

Surrey Rides is a city-wide event series for kids to skate in the city’s various parks

 

The first of what organizers expect to be many 7 Generations Cup skateboarding competitions came to a close in Langley. It ran Friday to Sunday, June 10 to 12 at Langley Events Centre. (Ryan Molag, Langley Events Centre/Special to Langley Advance Times)

3-day contest makes skateboarders feel appreciated as athletes

Lower Mainland competitor off to Europe next for Olympic street qualifiers

  • Jun 16, 2022

 

The 7 Generations Cup is a skateboarding competition that started on Friday, June 10. The ticketed event is scheduled to run until Sunday, June 12 at Langley Events Centre, and is open to the public. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

Skateboarders flying from around the globe to Lower Mainland

Competitors prepare for first-ever ‘7 Generations Cup’ underway at Langley Events Centre

 

Artwork by Métis artist Jean Paul Langlois for Brenda Knights and Jason Bothe’s skateboard brand, Bentwood Skateboards. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey couple commissions Indigenous art for skateboards

Brenda Knights and Jason Bothe run initiatives to get Indigenous youths skateboarding

Artwork by Métis artist Jean Paul Langlois for Brenda Knights and Jason Bothe’s skateboard brand, Bentwood Skateboards. (Contributed photo)
Skateboarder James Clarke will be participating in the Generations Skateboard Society’s first 7 Generations Cup next month. (Ryan Clark/Special to Langley Advance Times)

B.C. welcomes world’s best skateboarders

Indigenous-hosted pro skateboarding event coming to Langley for the first time

Skateboarder James Clarke will be participating in the Generations Skateboard Society’s first 7 Generations Cup next month. (Ryan Clark/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Dan Pageau at the new One Love indoor skateboard park at 10681 King George Blvd., Surrey. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Surrey’s new indoor skatepark brings ‘One Love’ vibe to heart of Whalley, after year-plus of work

‘There’s a Sunday service we’re doing, right here. We move the ramps around,’ operator Dan Pageau explains

Dan Pageau at the new One Love indoor skateboard park at 10681 King George Blvd., Surrey. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
White Rock’s Andy Anderson competes in the men’s park skateboarding preliminary heats at the Tokyo Summer Olympics on Aug. 5. Though he didn’t advance to the final round, he gained a fan in legendary skater Tony Hawk. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

White Rock skateboarder earns praise from legendary skater Tony Hawk

Skateboard icon calls Andy Anderson “an awesome skater” during podcast appearance

White Rock’s Andy Anderson competes in the men’s park skateboarding preliminary heats at the Tokyo Summer Olympics on Aug. 5. Though he didn’t advance to the final round, he gained a fan in legendary skater Tony Hawk. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
Elija Saxby, City of Campbell River skatepark leader, at the Willow Point Skatepark on Aug. 12, 2021. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror

Skatepark leaders showing kids park is for everyone

City program has young mentors help with tricks, maintenance and any bumps or scrapes that arise

Elija Saxby, City of Campbell River skatepark leader, at the Willow Point Skatepark on Aug. 12, 2021. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror
Andy Anderson of Canada competes in the men’s park skateboarding prelims at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

Tokyo Olympics over for South Surrey runner, White Rock skateboarder

Despite not qualifying for 5,000-m finals, Luc Bruchet says he’s leaving 2020 Olympics with a smile

Andy Anderson of Canada competes in the men’s park skateboarding prelims at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
White Rock skateboarder Andy Anderson will make his Olympic debut Wednesday, Aug. 4. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

White Rock skateboarder set to make Olympic debut tonight

Andy Anderson to compete in park skateboarding competition Wednesday evening

White Rock skateboarder Andy Anderson will make his Olympic debut Wednesday, Aug. 4. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
Atendees of the 2016 Dario Jam watch as a skateboarder jumps some stairs at the South Surrey skate park. This year’s event is set for Aug. 28. (File photo)

Skateboarding, BMX event aims to honour memory of slain South Surrey teen

Dario Jam, named for Dario Bartoli, scheduled for Aug. 28 at South Surrey skate park

Atendees of the 2016 Dario Jam watch as a skateboarder jumps some stairs at the South Surrey skate park. This year’s event is set for Aug. 28. (File photo)
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Indoor skateboard park coming to North Surrey in former market site

August opening targeted by One Love non-profit organization

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Andy Anderson competes in the Olympic qualifying skateboard event at Lauridsen Skatepark, Saturday, May 22, 2021, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

White Rock skateboarder snags spot in Summer Olympics

Andy Anderson battles injury en route to qualifying for Tokyo-hosted Games

Andy Anderson competes in the Olympic qualifying skateboard event at Lauridsen Skatepark, Saturday, May 22, 2021, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
A worker from Yellow Fence Rentals installs fencing around Cloverdale Youth Park Nov. 25. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale Youth Park closed

Basketball court and skate park fenced off

A worker from Yellow Fence Rentals installs fencing around Cloverdale Youth Park Nov. 25. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Amateur skater Yuzuki Kawasaki, 8, competes at the 2017 World Freestyle Round-Up Skateboard Championships. (File photo)

World freestyle skateboarding contest goes from Cloverdale to online

Event, typically held during rodeo weekend, was revamped due to pandemic, say organizers

Amateur skater Yuzuki Kawasaki, 8, competes at the 2017 World Freestyle Round-Up Skateboard Championships. (File photo)
Donny’s Wax co-founders, Taro Milligan (left) and Erik Levings (right), take a picture with Donnie Irvine after surprising him with a brand-new skateboard. Submitted photo.

Abbotsford teens start skateboard-wax company named after friend with Down syndrome

Donny’s Wax to donate 10% of each sale to the Canadian Down Syndrome Society

Donny’s Wax co-founders, Taro Milligan (left) and Erik Levings (right), take a picture with Donnie Irvine after surprising him with a brand-new skateboard. Submitted photo.
White Rock skateboarder tops field at Canadian nationals

White Rock skateboarder tops field at Canadian nationals

Andy Anderson finishes first in division, earns points towards Olympic spot

White Rock skateboarder tops field at Canadian nationals
In Eric Pinto’s Qualicum Beach home, the walls are lined with historic skateboards, many of them full setups of era-accurate components. Pictured behind Pinto is a collection of Alva Skates boards. (Emily Vance photo)

Vancouver Island home to one of Canada’s largest private skateboard collections

Eric Pinto owns hundreds of boards, spanning multiple decades

In Eric Pinto’s Qualicum Beach home, the walls are lined with historic skateboards, many of them full setups of era-accurate components. Pictured behind Pinto is a collection of Alva Skates boards. (Emily Vance photo)
Documentary Filmmaker Rupert Walker Creates Sports Action Films

Documentary Filmmaker Rupert Walker Creates Sports Action Films

Hobby becomes career with mountain biking videos at Revel Co.

  • Oct 1, 2018
Documentary Filmmaker Rupert Walker Creates Sports Action Films
(Grace Kennedy) Amateur skater Yuzuki Kawasaki, 8, competing at the 2017 World Freestyle Round-Up Skateboard Championships. Yuzuki, now 9, will return to this year’s contest.

World-renowned skaters return to Cloverdale country fair

Skaters from across the world to compete for $10,000 in prizes

(Grace Kennedy) Amateur skater Yuzuki Kawasaki, 8, competing at the 2017 World Freestyle Round-Up Skateboard Championships. Yuzuki, now 9, will return to this year’s contest.