Gnar in the ‘Gar provides thrills and tunes in the park

A raucous crowd watched several talented skateboarders as well as BMXers perform tricks at Gnar in the 'Gar at the Castlegar Skate Park on Sept. 4.

Ben Demoskoff of Glade ripped it up in the 30+ category at Gnar in the 'Gar at the Castlegar Skatepark Sunday.

Ben Demoskoff of Glade ripped it up in the 30+ category at Gnar in the 'Gar at the Castlegar Skatepark Sunday.

A raucous crowd watched several talented skateboarders as well as BMXers perform tricks at Gnar in the ‘Gar at the Castlegar Skate Park on Sept. 4.

Finishing first in the under 14 category was Cosmo Rich of Nelson, followed by Kenton Riebalkin of Castlegar and Levi Peirson of Winlaw. In the 15 plus category, Trevor Frame of Castlegar took the crown, with Stephan Tross of Nelson and Cody Pottery of Castlegar finishing second and third.

The womens division saw Salmo’s Charlene Lee take the title. Mia Sandner of Nelson came second, while Kezia Bahlmann of Bonnington finished third.

Tanner McNeil captured first place in BMX, narrowly edging out Chester Mair.

 

The final category saw the 30 plus salty dogs take the stage to the surf punk sound of The Savages. Ignoring serious road burn, Justin Moroz of Blewitt finished first followed by Salmo’s Tom Reimer and Slocan’s Nato Goers.