skateboarding

Hippie Mike’s son, Kaelen Faux, showing off his skills in the HMI SKatepark when it was still under construction in 2020. (Jason Arnold photo)

Documentary details the history of Hope’s HMI Skatepark

The 45-minute film by Tim Barker debuts April 22, 2022 with two showings at the Hope Cinema

 

The award-winning skateboarding documentary Dogtown and Z-Boys airs Jan. 31 at the Hope Cinema, followed by a late night skate at HMI Skatepark.

Hope businesses team up to present a night for skateboarders

Hope Cinema is airing the legendary documentary Dogtown and Z-Boys as part of the event

 

White Rock’s Andy Anderson competes in the men’s park skateboarding preliminary heats at the Tokyo Summer Olympics on Aug. 5. Though he didn’t advance to the final round, he gained a fan in legendary skater Tony Hawk. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

B.C. skateboarder earns praise from legendary skater Tony Hawk

Skateboard icon calls Andy Anderson “an awesome skater” during podcast appearance

 

Atendees of the 2016 Dario Jam watch as a skateboarder jumps some stairs at the South Surrey skate park. This year’s event is set for Aug. 28. (File photo)

Skateboarding, BMX event aims to honour memory of slain South Surrey teen

Dario Jam, named for Dario Bartoli, scheduled for Aug. 28 at South Surrey skate park

Atendees of the 2016 Dario Jam watch as a skateboarder jumps some stairs at the South Surrey skate park. This year’s event is set for Aug. 28. (File photo)
Andy Anderson competes in the Olympic qualifying skateboard event at Lauridsen Skatepark, Saturday, May 22, 2021, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

White Rock skateboarder snags spot in Summer Olympics

Andy Anderson battles injury en route to qualifying for Tokyo-hosted Games

Andy Anderson competes in the Olympic qualifying skateboard event at Lauridsen Skatepark, Saturday, May 22, 2021, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
Brody Coburn, 12, took home the win in the Paul Kaji Trick Contest with this wall-ride hand-plant. (Photo by Mike Faux)

Hope skaters go online to show off tricks for contest

HMI Skate Park hosts competition in memory of late skateboarder Paul Kaji

Brody Coburn, 12, took home the win in the Paul Kaji Trick Contest with this wall-ride hand-plant. (Photo by Mike Faux)
Hippie Mike’s son Kaelen Faux skates in front of a mural of the late Paul Kaji, in Hope’s soon-to-be-opened indoor skate park. (Jason Arnold photo)

From ‘a ball of energy’ to a place to skateboard in Hope

Hippie Mike and a cadre of generous donors and volunteers are building Hope’s first indoor skate park

Hippie Mike’s son Kaelen Faux skates in front of a mural of the late Paul Kaji, in Hope’s soon-to-be-opened indoor skate park. (Jason Arnold photo)
Donny’s Wax co-founders, Taro Milligan (left) and Erik Levings (right), take a picture with Donnie Irvine after surprising him with a brand-new skateboard. Submitted photo.

Abbotsford teens start skateboard-wax company named after friend with Down syndrome

Donny’s Wax to donate 10% of each sale to the Canadian Down Syndrome Society

Donny’s Wax co-founders, Taro Milligan (left) and Erik Levings (right), take a picture with Donnie Irvine after surprising him with a brand-new skateboard. Submitted photo.
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