Flatspot team rider Harlen Terjesen and shop homie and photographer Riki Fandrakis are old friends and lurk, skate and shoot photos together. With the weather getting better in Vancouver, Harlen and Riki have been heading out skateboarding local spots and shooting some photos along the way.
Vancouver City Session: Harlen & Riki Skate Around Town
The 17th Annual Coast Longboarding Seawall Cruise is coming up Canada Day weekend, July 2nd, 4:20 Pm under the Big Tree by the Vancouver Aquatics Centre. You’ll see all the skaters, don’t worry. Or contact the event page. // read more
Coast Longboarding hosted the Jakes Rash Freeride and Race back in May and Rylan Raggie English wouldn’t miss it. Peep the pack run with some of the Yardwaste Downhill homies from the event!
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The 2017 North Vancouver City Fest was another epic year of fun in the sun with the youth of the North Shore!
This year we were out in full force as always and hosting the longboard race, our Learn to Stop Sessions, a new format Boarder-X course and some Dancing. We have worked with the youth of the North Shore all year to help plan this event and could not have done it without the incredible volunteers. We also could not have put on the event without the support of the City of North Vancouver, North Shore Neighborhood House, the North Shore Alliance Church and our sponsors, Cariboo Brewing, Predator Helmets, landyachtz Longboards, Sector 9 Canada and Skate Slate. // read more
One of the things we do at Flatspot is teach people how to skate. Some basics can really help you figure out your new life on a skateboard and some tips and tricks can help you progress from there. We like to call our regular skate session ‘Lear To Stop’ because learning to stop is often a lot harder than learning to roll. Felling safe about getting off the board helps everything else come more naturally. Stopping is also going to be your first tool in an emergency, not going faster. // read more
Its summer. Glorious, warm, long days are ahead of us and its up to us, and only us, to make sure we get the absolute most out of every drop of sunshine!