skateboarding

Skater brand RDS makes surprisingly wearable women's apparel

They affectionately called themselves the Red Dragons -- a parody of an Asian gang that terrorized Vancouver in the late 1980’s. Well-known among skateboarding aficionados as the Red Dragons, RDS...

A tribute to Lee Matasi

Five years ago, Vancouver lost a young man who encompassed creativity, non-violence, comedy and community. He was an artist. He built a skate park and increased community cohesion. Lee was welcoming...

Kensington Skate Park officially opens Saturday, July 17

The new skate park at Kensington Park will officially open on Saturday, July 17 from 11am to 1pm. The event will include a ribbon cutting, cake, skateboard demonstrations by local skaters and a...

Fame is "awesome," says 16-year-old skateboarding pro, Chaz Ortiz

Meet 16-year-old professional skateboarder Chaz Ortiz, who has so many Facebook requests that he “can’t keep up with them.” Skateboarding might keep Ortiz out of trouble but it doesn't stop the rabid...