skateboarding

Proposed design for the Topaz Park bike and skate park elements. (Courtesy City of Victoria)

Victoria requesting feedback on Topaz Park redesign

Public input now being taken for proposed skate, bike park ideas

 

Having followed up reports of bullying – none to police – Const. Paul Mittelsteadt, community policing officer for Sidney/North Saanich RCMP, said Sidney’s skate park initially appears to be safe. (Black Press Media File)

Police say Sidney skate park is ‘very safe’

Const. Paul Mittelsteadt said RCMP will continue investigating bullying claims at Tulista Park

 

A map of the plan for Topaz Park improvments. (City of Victoria)

Victoria seeks dynamic artist, team for skate/bike park at Topaz

Construction expected complete by summer 2022 at city’s third-largest park

 

Recognizing a need for counselling services among BIPOC, Felicia Mazerolle put forward a call to action to Victoria’s skateboarding community. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)

Victoria’s skateboarding community raises $18,000 for BIPOC counselling

The fundraiser aims to provide 10 BIPOC with a year of counselling

Recognizing a need for counselling services among BIPOC, Felicia Mazerolle put forward a call to action to Victoria’s skateboarding community. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)
Eloy Fennell tries out the new grind box. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Skateboard Samaritan keeps Vancouver Island kid rolling

Stranger builds replacement grind box after hearing about neighbourhood theft

Eloy Fennell tries out the new grind box. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Saanich bylaws don’t currently control the use of skateboard on sidewalks. (pxhere.com)

Black-eyed senior questions Saanich’s lack of skateboard bylaws after sidewalk crash

Skateboarding permitted on sidewalks until bylaw review complete, mayor says

Saanich bylaws don’t currently control the use of skateboard on sidewalks. (pxhere.com)
In Eric Pinto’s Qualicum Beach home, the walls are lined with historic skateboards, many of them full setups of era-accurate components. Pictured behind Pinto is a collection of Alva Skates boards. (Emily Vance photo)

Vancouver Island home to one of Canada’s largest private skateboard collections

Eric Pinto owns hundreds of boards, spanning multiple decades

In Eric Pinto’s Qualicum Beach home, the walls are lined with historic skateboards, many of them full setups of era-accurate components. Pictured behind Pinto is a collection of Alva Skates boards. (Emily Vance photo)
Documentary Filmmaker Rupert Walker Creates Sports Action Films

Documentary Filmmaker Rupert Walker Creates Sports Action Films

Hobby becomes career with mountain biking videos at Revel Co.

  • Oct 1, 2018
Documentary Filmmaker Rupert Walker Creates Sports Action Films