The Weekly Ledge(r) – Episode #21


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 board brand Kitsch is set to release their first feature-length video, “Bric-a-Brac”, in the coming months. Stay tuned, as it’ll be well worth the wait. Click the above image to check out the impressive trailer.

OG Vancouver skater and all-around nice guy Ben Nichol took part in a Then-To-Now interview, and Most Awesome recipient Rob “Sluggo” Boyce chimes in. Check it out right here.

As for videos, North Van/SF’s Russ Milligan starts out this shared part from 2010’s Elephant Direct, and Big Robbie Pellack puts the downtown plaza to good use under frigid conditions. Kynan Tait has put together some Gone Trippin’ webisodes that he’ll start posting in March; they were shot during the Gone Trippin’ III tour (you can find the feature in Color magazine #8.6). Torey Goodall, Jess Atmore, Brett Stobbart, Colin Nogue, Ryan Oughton, Alien, Sheldon Meleshinski, Colin Lambert, Bradley Sheppard, Sascha Daley took part in that, and here’s the trailer (beware: there’s a tad bit of male frontal nudity in this one, but no bad words in the music).

And the web vid scene just don’t quit. Paul Machnau has a retrospective of his past epic video parts up on SBC Skateboard‘s site, and as a follow up to his vid in last week’s Ledge(r), David Ehrenreich released part 2 of 4 in his Je m’appelle series: Brad and Eric Warlimont skating to Jake and Elwood Blues:

For those of you who attended the winter edition of Know?Show at the Convention Centre, the big ender party is tonight at Fortune and it’s free to get in with your Know?Show badge. Details here.