Here’s a video recap from the skate jam held at the Calgary Snow Show at Spruce Meadows a while back:
This posting is a little out of our normal mandate of Calgary content but it definitely on topic for the importance of skateboard parks. This video has been making its rounds on the web so you might have already seen it but if not it’s a good one. Tommy Carroll has been skating since he was ten, but has been blind since the age of two. He hits up his local park and makes his riding time count. Get inspired and shovel the snow off your favourite spot/park, find a parking garage, beg or buy your way into a garage mini sesh just get some skateboarding in any way you can. No excuses just skate!
Want more? Here is an interview and some more skateboarding by Tommy:
These guys got in a good session at Millennium Park, even though it’s still mostly snow covered:
Winter and the lack of an indoor skatepark in the city doesn’t stop these determined Calgary skaters from shredding