The Weekly Ledge(r) – Episode #47

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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…


Photographer Brian Caissie spent a month in Shenzhen and Guangzhou, China with a grip of Vancouverites earlier this year to shoot a comprehensive “China Report” for Concrete. He brought the Sony “Bloggie” from the office with him for some homie-cam action, but returned sans-Bloggie (it was swallowed by a massive Shenzhen nightclub). Above you’ll find a cut of the salvaged B-roll footy. Caissie also recently reported from the first leg of the cross-Canada RDS Deadliest Skateboard Tour.

Events o’plenty. There’s a video to watch of last weekend’s Underworld x CONS Game of L.E.D.G.E., which came down to a close finish. Tomorrow at 1pm it’s UW’s Get Tricks contest at the Railside park in PoCo. The Bowl Series #17 poster has also been released, so now you’re informed.

Leading up to Color magazine’s 3rd episode of C1RCA Canada in Texas, they’ve released a short video featuring Nate Roline, who was left behind due to passport issues. Even though Ryan Decenzo was edged out of the X-Games Real Street final by a 2% vote margin, he got to skate the Double Rock park in SF with his Darkstar brethren. Cariboo Beer helped out with some sundown sips at Kensington, and a killer Plaza montage is how we’ll end ‘er this week…