Annual Canada Day Skate Comp!
Aaaaand we’re back with another edition of our annual Canada Day Skate Competition, in partnership with our homies over at Skate For Life Alliance! To those who have never been, the annual Canada Day Skate Comp has become a mainstay in Whitehorse’s skateboard community and over the years has drawn athletes from all over the Yukon and even outside of it! There are always a ton ofÂ dope prizes, music, and Paddy’s Hot Dog Stand. Last year’s winners were Noah Hutchison, Braeden Dolan, Lewis Bunce, and Paddy Robinson in the Advanced, Intermediate, Beginner, and Best Trick categories, respectively, but we are ready to crown some new champs this year, so get out here and show us what you got!!
What: Annual Canada Day Skate Competition co-hosted by BYTE and Skate for Life Alliance
Where: Second Haven Skatepark (next to F.H. Collins Secondary School)
When: July 1, 12pm-4pm
Who: you and your grandma
Why: because skate or die
*as per usual, helmets are mandatory. BYTE will have a few extra helmetsÂ on hand for those of you who don’t regularly protect ya melon.Â
Other deets: Paddy’s Hot Dog Stand keeping us fed, band TBD will keep the tunes fresh, and sponsors so far include Whitehorse Beverages, Canadian Tire, Coast Mountain Sports, Unitech, and more to come. This is an all-ages, substance-free event.