The origin of the Memorial University campus-wide ban on skateboarding in the late 1990s. Articles clipped from the pages of the Muse newspaper on July 26th, 1996.
“When the pants were big and the wheels were small.”
Come bid a final farewell to the short-lived D.I.Y. punk and skate venue in Witless Bay, NL that has played a much-needed home to the Newfoundland all ages scene over the last year.
St. John’s gets a premiere of the first skate video produced by industry legends Vans. The screening takes place at 6PM on May 10th at the LSPU Hall, and will be accompanied by a performance from local surf-punkers Jonny & The Cowabungas.
The CEEBS Skate Competition took place September 20th, 2014 at the Courts in Conception Bay South, Newfoundland.
All Photos by Evan Smith
Newfoundland fosters a unique and original skating style and it’s no surprise to locals because the streets themselves are on a level of their own. Having been described as a mini-San Francisco, it takes no stretch of the imagination to believe how challenging it can be.