The ASM is proud to have helped Lac-Mégantic move forward after the great tragedy they lived through. ASM designed and Papillon Skateparks built made for a great collaborative skatepark project. If you are not far away, go by the skatepark, have fun, and then spent a little bit of money in Lac-Mégantic to help their economy.
For decades, Jeff Grosso lived and breathed skateboarding, spreading his passion for the sport in person and in his digital series with Grosso’s YouTube series is “Loveletters to Skateboarding” His friends and family recall his passion, his character and what made him a skateboarding legend.
“Devoid of their usual inhabitants, the skate parks dotting the stretches of California are alone works of art in the eyes of photographer Amir Zaki.
His new photo-book, California Concrete: A Landscape of Skateparks, features Zaki’s photos of 12 major skate parks throughout the Golden State. The brutalist structures that emerge at these sites, from San Jose’s Cunningham Lake to Linda Vista in San Diego, fill a void in landscape photography and capture a pivotal cultural moment.” Click here to read the rest of the article.
“We joined Annie for a few days to show her running around and shredding some of Colorado’s best skateparks. Between the sessions and hanging with old friends, Annie and Alexis head off the grid to cook, camp, and breathe some of that quality Rocky Mountain fresh air. As we followed her journey and listened to her perspective, we slowly understood that this sixth sense is very much realistic if you remain passionate and inspired.” Click here to read the rest of the article.
But when places like the Venice Beach skatepark were filled with sand and others like the El Dorado and Caruthers skateparks had mulch deposited throughout, it’s time to go old school and get creative. Click here to read the rest of the article.
Covid-19 or no Covid-19, Go Skate Day still goes down.
” The Big-O Pipe in Montreal is what many call Canada’s most infamous skate spot. The Pipe is to Canadian skateboarding what San Francisco’s Embarcadero was to US skateboarding, and, interestingly, both sites were constructed without any expectations that they would attract skateboarders—they were just aesthetically pleasing architectural design elements. ” Click here to read the rest of the article.
“We have a national event series that’s happening in Canada this year, for the first time it’s like a new pathway to becoming an Olympic athlete,” Guglia said to CTV’s Your Morning. Read the rest of the article here.
The Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve borough has been working since the winter of 2019 to create and skatepark in the Honoré-Mercier park, in collaboration with the Association Skateboard Montréal with a committee of locals skateboarders. To read the city’s write up (only in French) click here.