The Weekly Ledge(r) – Episode #45

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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…


This week’s wood-wheel report is fairly late, so let’s get started, shall we? By clicking the above image you’ll find Color Magazine’s C1RCA Canada in Texas Part 2 webisode, featuring locals Sheldon Meleshinski, Magnus Hanson, Will Blakley and Corey Klim (filmed and edited by David Ehrenreich). Also from the Color camp, there’s an update from the Quiksilver Canada Micasa Sucasa tour.

The 16 pros who entered their 60-second video parts in X Games 17 Real Street were reduced to 8, and Ryan Decenzo made the cut. Get some behind-the-scenes info about his part right here, and be sure to vote before the end of the second round on July 11th. On the road, Sascha Daley and Ryan Smith have been down in the U.S. with the Mystery Skateboards team, and the video updates from each stop can be found here.

Some recent Paul Trep Vancouver Plaza clips can be found on his Tumblr, Trep’s World, and footage of East Van’s Desmond Hoostie surfaced in this edit of the Adidas Canada dudes in Berlin a while back. A gang of bros (Arte Lew, Billy Mitchell, Jamie Walker, Dakota Allison, Tyler Holm, Braden Wille and Ben Greengrove) took on the Garden City skatespot in Richmond for a fun, low impact summer sesh: