Category : Video Reviews

Extreme Sports Skateboarding Video Reviews

Ace Trucks – Get to the Chopper

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Part 3 of the Canadian Tour is now released and Ace Trucks once again proves themselves to be the Hardcore Truck built for the Hardcore Skater. I personally have never tried a set and maybe never will because I’ve been stuck on Indy’s for so long, but more and more people are testing them out and some are switching over so they must be good.…

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Extreme Sports Skateboarding Video Reviews

New UBC Skate Park has been Dominated

UBC park

People better start to recognize that Dominic Devries is most likely one of the next biggest skaters of the world. At 16 years of age he has more ridiculous street tricks on lock then Ryan Sheckler did back in the day.…

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Extreme Sports Skateboarding Video Reviews

DeathWish Premieres were a Hit

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Hippie Mike stretched his way to Street Dreamz Board Shop in North Delta and to Coastal Riders Skate Shop in Langley last night to check out the local scenes for the Death Wish Video premieres.

At Street Dreamz, Chris Somerville welcomed in the local youngsters with a fingerboard skate park as awesome as an X-games course and they all hung out until the video started and then gathered around the TV for the show.…

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Extreme Sports Skateboarding Video Reviews

Ace in the Hole

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Ace Trucks did a Canada Tour to Montreal last year and are just releasing the footage now. So far 2 out of the 3 videos to be expected are now out for your viewing pleasure. The team is stacked up with “80’s Style Shredders” living in the new millennium.…

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Extreme Sports Skateboarding Video Reviews

JAKS no how to Party

China Creek Jacks Comp 2012

China Creek Jacks Comp 2012

For those of you that weren’t around in the 80’s or maybe just weren’t hardcore enough you might not know who the JAKS are, but if you skated any of the parks back in those days you definitely do. China Creek Locals always partying and having a good time, and shredding the bowls on their skateboards.…

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Extreme Sports Skateboarding Video Reviews

Creature Video

Creature Poster

Well, unfortunately I didn’t make my way into Downtown Vancouver for the CFSU Creature Video Premiere but I know lots of people did. Creature is a good old fashioned skate company who’s skaters like to hit transition so I’m sure it was a great video.…

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Extreme Sports Skateboarding Video Reviews

Humbleness Goes a Long Way

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Vans Canada just recently welcomed Vancouver’s Russ Milligan to their team of rippers and it was awesome when I read what Vans Canada Team Manager Alex Forbes wrote about it –

“He’s been holding it down for a long time, he’s not only an amazing skater, but his humble attitude and personality fit perfectly with our brand and the rest of the team.” 

That statement said a lot, and it gives respect to Russ as an individual, but also to Alex and the way he wants to see Vans Canada represented.…

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Team Riders Video Reviews

Where Did Fighter Go?

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Team Rider Brad Muscat, better known as Fighter, always disappears in the winter and everyone is always asking me, “What ever happened to that Fighter kid??” And I just answer it as best as I can with, “He snowboards in the winter…”

When I was a teenager in Ontario, I was the exact same.…

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Extreme Sports Skateboarding Video Reviews

Kilian Martin – Artistic Maniac

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Another amazing and unique video montage of Kilian Martin created by Brett Novak. Named “Internal Departure”, it looks like it was filmed in some art gallery somewhere. Either way, it another chance for you to boggle your brain trying to figure out half the tricks that Kilian lays down.…

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Extreme Sports Skateboarding Video Reviews

Little Long-Hair LeTourneau – Ain’t so Little no More

William LeTourneau

In the 8 1/2 years I worked at The Cloverdale Youth Centre, I got to know a lot of kids and William LeTourneau was always one of my favourites. I remember him when he first started skateboarding, super long hair, and just loved to flow.…

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