skateboarding

A number of locals have voiced safety concerns over Fernie’s current skatepark. (File Photo)

City of Fernie releases public feedback on new skatepark facility

Over 90 percent of respondents supported improvements to the existing skatepark

 

Shyanne Pidwerbeski, Holly Robinson, Kensey Guenther, and Lilah Bowen show off their skateboards at this year’s final Skate Like a Girl session. (Soranne Floarea/ The Free Press)

Skate Like a Girl wraps up inaugural season

A number of local girls excitedly attended this year’s skateboarding sessions

 

(L to R) Chris, Kaleigh and their daughter inside the shop. Photo: Connor Trembley

Couple builds roots in Castlegar through skateboarding

Kaleigh Herald and Chris Lowe opened up a skateboarding shop in city this past summer

 

Chile, Sarah, Ava and Callie at the Skate Like a Girl program. (Photo contributed)

Sparwood encourages teens to Skate Like a Girl

The club empowers young women through the sport of skateboarding

Chile, Sarah, Ava and Callie at the Skate Like a Girl program. (Photo contributed)
There are a number of safety concerns surrounding the current skatepark. Soranne Floarea/ The Free Press

Fernie applies for new skatepark grant

Required renovations seek to solve current maintenance and safety issues

There are a number of safety concerns surrounding the current skatepark. Soranne Floarea/ The Free Press
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