Rings, chess boards, and intricate clocks, Austin Berain continues to create amazing pieces with the help of used board collections from his local shops Slappy's Garage and Overcast. Our friend Grant Fiero caught up with Austin to hear how he learned his craft, and what others can do to start making things from used boards on their own.
SKATERS KEEPING IT ROLLING: EAST VAN SKATE CLUB
Skaters inspiring other skaters to start something on their own is what it’s all about. Jeff and Jess Thorburn of East Van Skate Club saw what Skate After School was doing through their 'Radical Reshuffle' program and decided to start their own ‘Bits + Pieces’ program to help get boards into the hands of kids who could use them. We caught up with Jess and Jeff to hear how it’s going and learn more about their club.
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