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JUMP OFF : Project 666

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Episode 1
On June 6th, he celebrated his 66th birthday. For the occasion, he had given himself three objectives to achieve, including a BASE jump from a 330-foot structure just as the moon was shining brightly behind him. It was the most technical and most poetic jump he accomplished. Bertrand dreamt of the moon so we went and got it for him. (Length : 7min23s)


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Episode 4
We can all agree that one day for shredding in Hochelaga is a bit short if we want to honour each spot as it should. With his passion for life and his contagious good humour, our Mexican-Canadian skateboarder skates from one place to another, landing tricks consecutively in this colourful district. (Length : 7min29s)


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Episode 3
Born and raised in Ahuntsic, Annie will prove to you that even if this is not the first district that we think of for skateboarding, it has some serious must-haves and lots of spots for which one day of skating is not enough. Without counting game-changers projects which will show their gnarly teeth. (Length : 10min31)


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Episode 2
We won’t bother to introduce Jessy aka ”The black Sparrow”. We change the scenery with a day in the famous Plateau Mont-Royal, the first district to grant skateboarding on bike paths. With Jessy’s boundless energy added to the beauty of the lush green surroundings and the most photogenic skate spots in town, we have a serious contender! (Length : 12min07)


JUMP OFF : project 666

November 17, 2020 / By nicolas

Bertrand Cloutier, also known as “Papa Oiseau”, is a true icon in the world of BASE JUMP. JACKALOPE.tv has decided, this summer, to document his crazy ideas in a web-series that will be available on Thursday. Bertrand dreamt of the moon… so we went and got it for him. …

Burton One World, the snowboarding movie you need to see

November 17, 2020 / By nicolas

Winter is coming people… and so is the best snowboarding movie you’ve seen in a while. One World, by Burton, is something you are going to want to watch before your next ride. The movie just came out on Amazon Prime… and JACKALOPE had the honor of seeing it…

Jordyn Barratt: the queen of concrete waves

November 2, 2020 / By nicolas

Jordyn Barratt is slowly becoming one of the most recognizable faces on the women’s skateboarding scene. Yet the Hawaiian native seemed predestined to become a surf star. At the age of 21, Barratt currently lives in Oceanside, California. In 2019, she placed second at the World Championships of Park…

Top 5 of the best young Brazilian skaters

October 14, 2020 / By nicolas

Over the last decade, Brazil has become one of the richest countries in terms of young talented skaters. Luan Oliveira is probably the first name that comes to mind when talking about skateboarding in Brazil… but he is not alone, far from it. Who are the best skateboarders in…

Breakdancing at the Olympics : a mixed reception in the community

October 8, 2020 / By nicolas

Breakdance is not an underground, urban or artistic activity anymore. Well, it still is… but it is also a new Olympic discipline. A news that may seem great, but it hasn’t only been greeted with cheers in the breakdance community. Skateboarders and surfers reacted pretty much the same way when…

Five tons of waste taken out of the St. Lawrence River

October 6, 2020 / By nicolas

What do a heavy vehicle tire, 6 bicycles, festival fences, an airport locker, traffic cones and thousands of cigarette butts have in common? Well, it’s simple… they all laid at the bottom of the St. Lawrence River before the September 19th clean-up operation in Quebec City, put together by the…

The F1 of electric skateboarding

September 29, 2020 / By nicolas

Somewhere in a warehouse in Mile-End, Montreal, a small team is revolutionizing the world of electric skateboarding. Formula 1 skateboarding is conceived here, in almost complete anonymity. At the edge of his seat, a Frank & Oak coffee in hand, Alexandre Archambault talks about his project with the excitement of…

MTL B-Board: Finding balance

September 23, 2020 / By nicolas

In today’s world of sport, all tools are welcome to help athletes achieve excellence. Riders of all abilities can now work on their balance in the comfort of their living room with balance boards. So far, nothing new, balance boards have been around for a long time and there are…

Canadian Skateboarding – A visual history

September 22, 2020 / By nicolas

Canada now has its Skateboard Bible. After years of hard work, Canada Skateboard recently published a coffee table book with over 200 photos taken over the past 5 decades. Halfway between a tribute to the history of Canadian skateboarding and a collection of the most legendary spots in the country,…

What are the best spots for skateboarding in Montreal ?

September 17, 2020 / By yann

Montreal is a gold mine for skate spots as there are hundreds of them. New ones are getting discovered regularly as much as new ones are getting built. However, the territory to cover is huge so we thought we would help you plan your next session by listing a few…

IMMENSE lifestyle and JACKALOPE: a perfect match

September 15, 2020 / By nicolas

When Anthony Kossi and Laurent Darie came to the JACKALOPE festival two years ago, they knew immediately that they had found an ideal way to promote their brand. The two friends, originally from France, moved to Montreal a few years ago. But they met 3 years ago in the Quebec…

Seb Carranza, the man under the sombrero

September 9, 2020 / By nicolas

Canada now has its Skateboard Bible. After years of hard work, Canada Skateboard recently published a coffee table book with over 200 photos taken over the past 5 decades. Halfway between a tribute to the history of Canadian skateboarding and a collection of the most legendary spots in the country,…

Annie Guglia : Canadian Olympic Prospect

August 31, 2020 / By nicolas

Canada now has its Skateboard Bible. After years of hard work, Canada Skateboard recently published a coffee table book with over 200 photos taken over the past 5 decades. Halfway between a tribute to the history of Canadian skateboarding and a collection of the most legendary spots in the country,…

Jessy Jean Bart : The Black Sparrow

August 26, 2020 / By nicolas

Jessy Jean Bart : The Black Sparrow 32 years old Sponsors: Deathwish, Nixon, Volcom, Ace Trucks, Outlaw Skate Shop, Shake Junt, Vans, Mateína, Mehrathon, Vivace. Jessy Jean Bart is not only an exceptional skater, he is also a conscientious human being. For a few years now, Jessy has been…

JACKALOPE.TV: what to watch this month?

August 17, 2020 / By nicolas

That’s it, we’re here, JACKALOPE.TV is finally launched. Already, one web-series produced by collaborators is available on the site: Rockbottom.  Our mission is to thrill you and offer you a dose of adrenaline worthy of the name. While we produce quality content ourselves, such as MTL Skate District, we…

Seb Lucas Alzate: always faster!

August 17, 2020 / By nicolas

Seb Lucas 27 years old Major Sponsor : Boutique Rollin Seb Lucas Alzate has been riding since he was ten years old. That means his skating career has just come of age. If he is now considered a killer on his board, the beginnings were more difficult…

Why is Montreal the skate capital of Canada?

August 13, 2020 / By nicolas

4 minute read Having grown up in Quebec City, I have always envied Montreal skaters. When I was 15 or 16 years old, my friends and I had to take a minimum of one-hour bus ride to find a spot worthy of the name in the Old Capital. The bus…

5 young Quebec skaters to watch closely

July 29, 2020 / By nicolas

Temps de lecture : 4 minutes One of the most exciting parts of a skateboarding contest is seeing a young ripper come out of nowhere and make us say, “Who the hell is he?!”. With no competition to get their teeth into under the circumstances, skaters are spending the summer…

Climbing… ok, but where should you start?

July 21, 2020 / By nicolas

4 minute read Climbing in 2020 became what fixed gear was in 2008. Before the coronavirus, visiting a climbing facility on a Saturday afternoon was similar to visiting a Walmart during Boxing day. If you’ve always been curious about trying this sport without knowing where to start, here is what…

5 reasons for choosing fixed gear

July 21, 2020 / By jeremie

4 minute read Remember those good old childhood years when we used to make the biggest burns possible by braking backwards? Where there was only one gear on your bike? Well if you were tripping, you might get the same buzz riding a Fixed gear bike. Here are 5 reasons…

How does one become a BASE jumper?

July 7, 2020 / By yann

5 minute read There are two types of people: The ones who want to throw themselves (with a parachute) from the highest building in sight and then there are the others. The former are BASE jumpers. The name is an acronym for buildings, antennas, spans (bridge) and earth (cliffs). Why…

5 reasons why skateboarding is more popular than ever

June 24, 2020 / By yann

5 minute read Skateparks are packed, skateboarding is everywhere on social media and it was supposed to be making its entry in the 2020 summer Olympics,. How can one explain the popularity of skateboarding? Why has everyone started skateboarding again? Who is getting back into skating? This is a complex…

Where to go climbing this summer?

June 18, 2020 / By yann

5 minute read Photo : Jonathan Ouimet With the pandemic, some people climbed on their kitchen counter and others just kept hoping for a quick reopening of the gyms. Not that it’s impossible to travel to Rocklands or Yosemite and because local tourism is on the program…

Being good allies

June 9, 2020 / By yann

5 minutes read Photo credit : Shown Morin During the last few days, we have been following the evolution of the situation resulting from the death of M. George Floyd. We read and listen to the voice of the people from the black community and as you probably…

Skateparks reopening – 5 new habits for a safe comeback

June 2, 2020 / By yann

7 minute read Source : Instagram – Annie Guglia Photo credit : Dan Mathieu Finally! At the moment of writing this article, skaters are allowed to go to the skateparks in Quebec and everywhere in Canada. *The Vans bowl located close to the Olympic stadium is the exception…

Update COVID-19

April 16, 2020 / By cecilia

The health and safety of participants, athletes, employees, and partners is our priority, we take the risk of COVID-19 very seriously, and we follow the Government’s instructions and recommendations regarding public events. Stay tuned to know everything about JACKALOPE 2020 events.

Tony Hawk and Mat Hoffman in Atlantic Canada!

August 21, 2019 / By laurie

JACKALOPE action sports festival is coming to the Maritimes ! The Festival promises to deliver adrenaline and thrills when it welcomes to a contingent of elite extreme sports athletes from May 21th to 23rd 2021 at the Rath Eastlink Community Centre in Truro, NS! First, the incomparable Tony…

8 athletes who will make your heart beat at JACKALOPE MTL 2019

August 6, 2019 / By cecilia

Cette année encore, on a travaillé fort pour vous amener la crème de la crème. On vous donne 8 nouvelles raisons de préparer votre petit coeur qui va battre très vite devant ces humains qui défient les lois de la gravité.

Are you ready for the craziest competitions ?

July 18, 2019 / By laurie

Bouldering competitions JUMP OFF – Base jump competition…

5 Things You Should Know About Bob Burnquist

June 17, 2019 / By cecilia

That’s right: BOB BURNQUIST will be at JACKALOPE! We picked 5 facts you should know about this skateboard legend.


June 5, 2019 / By cecilia

We’ve been dreaming about this for so long, and we’re finally doing it: MUSIC PERFORMANCES at JACKALOPE! Seriously, how could it be more perfect?


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