There’s a lot of skateboarding happening in Chinatown and the Downtown Eastside as a whole. From the classic Vancouver ‘it’ spot, Plaza, to crusty DIY and just making due with what there is. Some come to Chinatown to seek out spots and skate something different than their own hood, but for Flatspot Team riders Danny Smith and Andrew Grant, this is their home. I don’t mean that in some kind of ‘I’m a local’ generality either, these guys live right here in the heart of Chinatown and some of the gnarliest DTES has to offer…. that is until they slab over it with high-rise condos. #Resist
Britannia has been cancelled for 2017 so if you’re looking for a freeride and race in British Columbia, welcome to the Salt Spring Slasher com in yup May 13th and 14th right before Danger Bay. // read more
Britannia was an absolute blast last year. Every hay bail had a spider in it and you know the bridge was utterly soaked. But alas, the classic is now more nostalgic than we could have ever hoped.
We know nothing about radical skater girls, because we are all lame skater boys, and we are STOKED on this chance to learn a little bit about what thats all about.
This great land vessel of rickety radness is a testament that just about anything can run on Strikers energy. Riding it is a lesson in acceptance and adventure into the unknown. There are no regrets on the Cribb.
Lee Dansie has been crushing gravity sports for over two decades now and showing no signs of stopping anytime soon.