|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…|
SBC Skateboard magazine is set to drop their late summer issue, #13.3, and East Van’s Nick Moore graces the cover with a serious gap-to-crook. Click here to check out the issue’s previews, and watch the teaser for their upcoming video Gringos On Ice, featuring our town’s Arte Lew, Matt Berger, Mike Schulze and Sean Lowe in Mexico City.
In more mag news, Color has posted previews for their Collector’s Issue (#9.3), so keep an eye on the stands. The CONS Game of L.E.D.G.E is happening downtown on Saturday, literally right on Granville Street (details here). RDS kicks off Canada’s Deadliest Skateboard Tour this Sunday with a 3pm demo at the new Chuck Bailey park (13458 – 107A Avenue, Surrey). The team is stacked, so don’t miss it. Last Saturday I had the chance to go skate the new Pemberton park with Craig Williams, Cam Weishaar and Adam Cassidy from Ultimate Distribution. Turned out to be a sweet day trip.
In X-Games Real Street news, Ryan Decenzo’s video part has advanced yet again (for good reason), and getting more votes than Billy Marks in this round means a spot in the final (vote for Ryan right here). Veteran pro Paul Machnau has been a skate mentor to Ryan Decenzo and other notable rippers over the years, and Push.ca recently dedicated a Living Legends video to him (read more in the the original post):