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Hippie Mike is a man of many talents, many skills and many creations. A master of construction, Mike loves to build and create unique and custom projects, but he also takes the same mind frame to everything else he does.
World Round Up

2 Champions – 32 Years Apart

Plaques 2015 WRU

2 Champions indeed, 1 who has won a lot of contests in his shirt life but never in Freestyle, and the other who has won 11 World Titles and this one was in his 100th professional championships. The glory story starts in the Amateur category where 19 year old Andy Anderson came out strong in his 4th year at the World Round Up event and really showed the regular crowd and other participants that he had been practising.…

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World Round Up

My Mind has been Semi-Blown

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After Day 2 of the World Round Up contest there is a whole new light we can see inside the tunnel. The Amateur Division standings stayed pretty much the same from yesterday but every competitor stepped up their game big time.…

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World Round Up

World Round Up Pre-Lims 2015

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After Day 1 of the 4th annual World Round Up Freestyle Contest the questions are real, Who will be the ones to make those Finals on Sunday, Who will be the Champions, and Who is better – the guys with 20-30 years of experience or those crazy young kids full of energy and changing the face of freestyle?…

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World Round Up

Rounding Up the World

World Round Up Poster 2015

World Round Up Poster 2015

Year number 4 of this amazing and unique skateboard event starts Friday May 15th at the Cloverdale Rodeo, it’s The World Round Up featuring the best of the best of Freestyle Skateboarders from around the world showcasing their skills and trying to beat out their friends for the cash.…

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Extreme Sports Skateboarding Upcoming Events

Langford Slamma #2 @ Heritage Boardshop Langford

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Youth Week on the Island is happening this year inside the Langford Heritage Skate Shop with the 2nd Annual Langford Slamma Contest hosted by Hippie Mike. The ramps are all built and ready for serious action. Come out Saturday night May 2nd, 6pm and join in the fun while you try and win yourself some cash and prizes!!!…

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Surrey RIDES Presents Youth Week @ Chuck Bailey Skate park

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It’s Youth Week again and you know we are stoked to get the kids skating. Kick it off with Hippie Mike and Andy Anderson as they MC the annual Surrey Youth Week Jam at Chuck Bailey Skate Park this Friday night starting at 4pm.…

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Extreme Sports Skateboarding

Conspiring in Sooke and Victoria

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We headed over to Vancouver Island at the beginning of March to compete in a Skate Comp at the Sooke Skate Park and then help out with the final premiere of the Conspiracy Video at One Six Boards and Bikes. It was a little bit of the Protest team and the Vulcan Bolts team.…

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Andy Anderson Extreme Sports Skateboarding Team Riders

Andy Anderson and Hippie Mike hit L.A.

Andy in LA - Venice Beach Skate Park

It was a quick decision when Rob from The Boardr sent Andy Anderson an invite to compete in the first ever Boardr Am contest series that qualifies 1 person automatically into an upcoming X-Games Am comp. The question wasn’t whether or not Andy wanted to go and compete but more about which ones of the 6 stops would be best to go to.…

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Extreme Sports Skateboarding

If Everyone Were Like Them, The World Would Be a Better Place

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As most of you know I have been featured in the newspaper many times for many different reasons, all positive of course. This past summer I chose to make a change and take what was known as The Best Skateboard Contest Series in Surrey and expand it across the Lower Mainland bringing the same positive experiences and enjoyment to people of all ages in other cities than just Surrey.…

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Extreme Sports Skateboarding

Always be Prepared

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You just never know what life is gonna throw at you next, major injuries, people dying, thieves trying to rob you, or maybe there’s positivity in your future, you just never know what’s next until it happens. As a young boy I went to Boy Scouts and learned their motto “Be Prepared” and stuck with this motto for my whole life.…

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