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West Kelowna BC Skatepark

Posted by Troy Blackmore on

The West Kelowna Skatepark is located next to the Johnson Bentley Memorial Aquatic Centre, 3737 Old Okanagan Hwy, West Kelowna, BC.

Designed by local skaters and New Line Skateparks, the park was completed in 2016. The concrete is still nice and smooth and there is lots of room to expand (hopefully) someday. The main destination for me is the triple bowl with pool coping, it has lots of lines and there is usually an old guy session going on every sunny weekend morning. 

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SoCal 2018 Canadian Invasion

Posted by Troy Blackmore on

Winter in Canada sucks for skateboarding. This fact is the main driving force behind a yearly group migration to Southern California in mid-February. (Originally inspired by a Canadian annual skate trip to The Turf in Milwaukee during the late 80's - early 90's, but that's another story) I flew into Palm Springs to meet up with the road crew and skate The Yard. Thanks to Jeremiah for letting us skate! Then a stop at the Nude Bowl on the way out of town. By mid-February, the excitement of Christmas and New Years are well past and repeating cold, dark nights bring on a madness like skateboard cabin...

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