Skateboarders rip it up in weekend competition

The Castlegar Sk8 Competition was the the third stop of the 2011 Kootenay Skateboard Series. Twenty competitors took to the concrete on Sunday in front of more than 50 people at the Castlegar Rotary Skate Park.

The Castlegar Sk8 Competition was the the third stop of the 2011 Kootenay Skateboard Series. Twenty competitors took to the concrete on Sunday in front of more than 50 people at the Castlegar Rotary Skate Park. In the 15+ Division, Stew Klein of Nelson took first place, Dan Larson of Castlegar took second and Ben Demoskoff of Glade came third. In the Under 14 Division, Levi Peirson of Slocan City came first, Mike Graham of Castlegar finished second and Franky Bergmann of Slocan came third. The next stop on the tour is Nelson’s Game of Skate on June 17 at the Nelson and DIstrict Youth Centre.

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