The Weekly Ledge(r) – Episode #15

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Skateboard culture is deeply rooted in this fine city of ours. Not only does Metro Vancouver produce some of the world’s finest wood-wheelers, it’s also a major migratory destination for skaters from all over Canada. The Weekly Ledge(r) exists to update you on skate-related news and happenings in our town. Know the ledge, it’s not just used for sitting…


Local mag Concrete Skateboarding is set to release Issue 110, for free as always, like today. The cover features North Delta’s Ryan Decenzo doing a wallride nollie bigspin down in Cali, and it was shot by Mike Stanfield. The sequential proof can be found in the issue’s contents spread. Clicking here will bring you to a few feature previews, and this will lead you to an advanced look at the complete “Art Blender” article about the talented Mr. Tony Larson. Stay tuned for the Issue 110 web commercial, coming next week.

Coquitlam’s Micky Papa, and sometimes-Vancouverite Cameo Wilson came up in the best trick portion of the famed Tampa AM contest down in Florida December 3-5. A few other Canucks also did well. Learn more here. Bob K understandably poached this from my Ledge(r) arsenal because, well, it’s awesome.

Trevor Houlihan – a well-liked and always-positive long time Vancouver (and Tokyo) roller – was recently interviewed over on SkateNewSpot. Looky here. Similarly, Mystery pro Ryan Smith just got a “10 Questions” over on the Black Box site.

Expedition-One skateboards’ latest video output, Madness, premiered in Vancouver at the Cinema Public House on Granville last night. Vancouver’s Spencer Hamilton is an AM on the team and appears in the new vid. The Skateboard Mag recently posted a web vid in anticipation of Madness, and Spenny opens it up. Click the image: