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…
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…
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.
CHECK OUT THE MTL LINEUP!
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?