Canada Archive

  • The skaters in Calgary are a tenacious bunch. Though it is the third-largest city in Canada, it sits in the foothills of the Rockies its weather tends to be cold, particularly by many American standards. The temperature of Calgary has never broken 100-degrees Fahrenheit and the winters can be long. The average temperature in July is 61 degrees F. In most ways the Calgary Association of […]

    Calgary, Alberta (CASE)

    The skaters in Calgary are a tenacious bunch. Though it is the third-largest city in Canada, it sits in the foothills of the Rockies its weather tends to be cold, particularly by many American standards. The temperature of Calgary has never broken 100-degrees Fahrenheit and the winters can be long. The average temperature in July is 61 degrees F. In most ways the Calgary Association of […]

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  • The Saugeen Shores Rotary Skatepark committee started their skatepark effort in 2004. By 2006 they had a concept design from VanDer Zalm / Newline Skateparks. Budget constraints required a reduction in size but by 2007 they had broken ground. The skatepark was underway. The committee demonstrated incredible success by attracting a long and diverse roster of sponsors and patrons. Many sponsors donated $10,000 or more. Today […]

    Saugeen Shores, Ontario

    The Saugeen Shores Rotary Skatepark committee started their skatepark effort in 2004. By 2006 they had a concept design from VanDer Zalm / Newline Skateparks. Budget constraints required a reduction in size but by 2007 they had broken ground. The skatepark was underway. The committee demonstrated incredible success by attracting a long and diverse roster of sponsors and patrons. Many sponsors donated $10,000 or more. Today […]

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  • A street skater’s paradise New Line Skatepark’s Skate Plaza, Vancouver, British Columbia: Skateboarders are celebrated in Vancouver, BC. Rather than being pushed into the shadows, the City of Vancouver has produced 5 different skateboarding facilities. While an equitable mix of skate terrain has been established, we are focused on the skate plaza for this exercise. The Vancouver skate plaza is a win-win from many viewpoints. This […]

    Vancouver, British Columbia

    A street skater’s paradise New Line Skatepark’s Skate Plaza, Vancouver, British Columbia: Skateboarders are celebrated in Vancouver, BC. Rather than being pushed into the shadows, the City of Vancouver has produced 5 different skateboarding facilities. While an equitable mix of skate terrain has been established, we are focused on the skate plaza for this exercise. The Vancouver skate plaza is a win-win from many viewpoints. This […]

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