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Hippie Mike sponsored by Surrey Shirts

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Another company adds Hippie Mike to their list of people they sponsor to represent and promote their brand, and this one is another one of those companies that is local and chose to make Mike the 1st person on their team.…

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Authentic Board Supply gets props in The Surrey Now

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When the people at The Surrey Now caught wind that Hippie Mike was going to be opening up a skateboard shop in Surrey they had to do an article about it right away. The Surrey Now is always promoting things I do in the community, there’s usually at least one article about myself every year, and then there tends to be a few photos of people at my events that will get mixed into the media shuffle here and there.…

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Hippie Mike is Headin’ South

Hippie Mike's Tour de Surrey #10

Hippie Mike's Tour de Surrey #10

That’s right, it’s stop #3 of Hippie Mike’s 10th Annual Tour de Surrey Series and it’s going down at South Surrey/White Rock Park this Saturday at 12 noon. So far the first 2 stops have been awesome with tons of kids pushing their abilities to the limits and trying their hardest to be the best, and lots of tough to beat dudes in Advanced showing up and laying it down.…

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Vulcan Bolts welcomes Hippie Mike

Hippie Mike - 1 footer off shed

Hippie Mike - 1 footer off shed

Vulcan Bolts is a new hardware company created by Dennis Regan who also runs www.RollingBonesPodCast.com Dennis decided to start this new bolt company and chose Protest Skateboards owner Hippie Mike to be the first Team Rider. Maybe he figured a 200lb hippie would be a good way to test the strength of the bolts…

Here’s what Dennis had to say about it –

“In the winter of 2013, there came the idea, ‘Start a bolt company!’.

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Street Dreamz Canada Day Jam in The Now

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Canada Day ND Jam

The Now Newspaper featured an article about the upcoming Canada Day Jam being held at ND Skate Park put on by Street Dreamz Board Shop. Shop owner Chris Somerville talks about last years event and how this year will be even better.…

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Extreme Sports Skateboarding Upcoming Events

Youth Week Jam at The Plaza

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Youth Week Jam - Plaza

This Saturday, May 4th, Jeff Cole will be hosting a Youth Week Skate Event at the Plaza in Vancouver. Here’s the Press Release for it:

7th Annual Vancouver Youth Week Skateboard Event

The Vancouver Skateboard Coalition (VSBC), in co-operation with the City of Vancouver and the Thunderbird and Roundhouse Community Centres, would like to invite you to the seventh annual Vancouver Youth Week Skate Event, a free, non-competitive event which will take place, rain or shine, on Saturday, May 4th from 1:00 until 4:00pm at The Skateboard Plaza (under the Georgia Viaduct at the intersection of Union St.…

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Extreme Sports Skateboarding World Round Up

World Round Up – 2nd Annual

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Last year was the first time for this event efficiently named The World Round-Up. Hosted in Surrey at the Cloverdale Rodeo, it’s a Freestyle Skateboarding Championship event and the top Freestylers of the world are invited (Pros and Ams).…

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Andy Anderson Extreme Sports Skateboarding Team Riders

Andy in Atlanta

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Andy Anderson - Faceshot Leeside

Andy Anderson is our superstar Protest Team Rider at age 16 and is going for attempt #2 this weekend to qualify at Damn Am – this time in Atlanta. Andy hit up the contest last month in California and represented beautifully, laying down flawless and creative runs and making friends with some of the best Am’s out there, like Curren Caples and Louie Lopez who ended up in 1st and 2nd place.…

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Extreme Sports Skateboarding Upcoming Events

Street Dreamz has a Death Wish

Deathwish at Street Dreamz

Deathwish at Street Dreamz

Chris Somerville and Street Dreamz Board Shop are proud to be showing the DeathWish Video in the shop on April 19th. Head out to North Delta and check out the video featuring Erik Ellington, Neen Williams, Jim Greco, Slash, Furby & Lizard King, buy a copy for yourself, and try and wins some door prizes while you’re at it.…

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Carrie Williams Extreme Sports Hippie Mike Skateboarding Team Riders

Surrey/Delta demoed at The Spring Kickoff

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It was one of the first big contests of the 2013 season, and Dan Pageau couldn’t have chosen a better date. The Spring Kickoff Contest at Pitt Meadows lived up to it’s name by being on a beautiful Spring Day, and the day the clocks move ahead.…

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