Scotia Sk8 Park Tour
October 12th – 15th, 2023
About Scotia Sk8 Park Tour
Nova Scotia, get ready! The first Scotia Sk8 Park Tour is coming in October! The Scotia Sk8 Park Tour is a four-stop skateboarding tour that will be travelling across Nova Scotia from October 12th to 15th.
-Watch talented local skateboarders as they showcase their jaw-dropping skills in an intense best trick competition.
-Enjoy demos performed by top-notch athletes that will leave you on the edge of your seat!
PLUS, if that wasn’t enough, Get ready for an explosive mix of rock, pop, hip-hop and punk as Halifax’s dynamic music duo Atay & JAX take the stage at the Scotia Sk8 Park Tour.
Event is first come first serve. Capacity will vary by location and may be limited.
Register for the Best-Trick Competition
Claim your spot in the Best Trick competition at a tour stop near your. IT’S FREE!!
Not only will you get the chance to flaunt your tricks, but you could also walk away with
the Grand Prize!
October 15, 2023
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Scotia Sk8 Park Tour – Wolfville
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October 13, 2023
Scotia Sk8 Park Tour – Liverpool
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October 12, 2023
Scotia Sk8 Park Tour – Truro
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Annie Guglia is an Olympic skateboarder. As a woman and member of the LGBTQ+ community, Annie has made her mission to increase inclusivity and inspire change towards equity in skateboarding.
On top of being an athlete, Annie works in community marketing (DEI) and is the President/Chair of Canada Skateboarding. Her other interests include learning, travelling, storytelling and drawing.
Photo credit: Dan Mathieu
Johnny Purcell is a Semi-Professional skateboarder from Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. Johnny is on Team Canada for street skateboarding and travels the world to attend World Ranking events. Sponsored by Vans, Alien Workshop, and Bones Wheels, Johnny has been skateboarding for almost 20 years and has been involved in the Canadian skateboard scene since his youth. His most recent accomplishment was the release of his newest video part on Thrasher Magazine, rightfully titled “Nova Scotia” after his admiration for his home province
A Cape Breton transplants who now calls Halifax home, Ryan is known for his technical rail skills. One of the best skateboarders in Atlantic Canada, Ryan brings a genuine energy to any session he’s on. He has recently been featured in a video published by an international skateboard platform: https://place.tv/everythings-fine/
A Cape Breton transplants who now calls Halifax home, Kenny is known for his high-flying ability. One of the best skateboarders in Atlantic Canada, Kenny brings a genuine energy to any session he’s on. He has recently been featured in a video published by an international skateboard platform: https://place.tv/everythings-fine/
Atay & JAX
Atay & JAX are a Nova Scotian Pop/Rap duo known for their gritty, high energy, punk-esque live shows. In June 2022, they released their first duo project in over two years, a double album release showcasing their ability to bend genres. They have been nominated two years in a row for HipHop/Rap recording of the year at the East Coast Music Awards, and won Best Pop Album in 2022 for their project “Did You Have Fun?” at the Nova
Scotia Music Awards.
Matthieu Bohemier, better known by his stage name Matty Galaxy, is a talented music producer hailing from the beautiful province of Nova Scotia. Born and raised in a small town, Matty discovered his love for music and sound at a young age, and by the age of 14, he began producing his own music.
Matty Galaxy has a keen ear for melody, rhythm, and harmony, and he is constantly striving to push the boundaries of what is possible with music production.
Check back for our announcement about the SSPT emcee!
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the event all about?
The event is a free, exciting gathering for skateboard enthusiasts of all skill levels. It’s a celebration of skateboarding culture, featuring various activities, a best trick competition, and opportunities to connect with fellow skaters in your community.
When and where is the event taking place?<br />
The event will be held on the following locations:
● Truro – Thursday, October 12 – Truro (4-8 PM)
● Liverpool – Friday, October 13 (3-7 PM)
● Acadia – Saturday, October 14 (3-7 PM)
● Sydney – Sunday, October 15 (1-5 PM )
Are there going to be Pro Skaters on the tour ?
Absolutely! We’re thrilled to announce the participation of renowned skaters such as Annie Guglia, Johnny Purcell, Ryan MacArthur, and Kenzie Williamson on the tour. They will be bringing their incredible energy and showcasing their best tricks at each location.
Is admission to Scotia Sk8 Park Tour free?<br />
YES!! Scotia Sk8 Park Tour is open to the public to all ages and admission is free.
Is there an age restriction to participate?<br />
No, there is no age restriction. Skateboarders of all ages are welcome to join in the fun.
Can I participate if I'm a beginner?<br />
Absolutely! The event is designed to cater to skaters of all levels, from beginners to experts.
Will there be any equipment rentals available?
We encourage participants to bring their own equipment as you’re Skateboarding, scooter or street BMX.
Will there be food on site?<br />
There will be different food trucks at each location satisfying all your cravings during the event.
Is it pet friendly?<br />
Yes, we are a pet-friendly event. However, please ensure your pet is on a leash at all times.
How do I register for the Best Trick Competition?<br />
Registering for the Best Trick Competition is easy. Just follow this link to sign up.
Is safety gear required?<br />
While not mandatory, we strongly recommend wearing appropriate safety gear, including helmets, knee and elbow pads, and wrist guards, especially for those participating in the competition or skate sessions.
Will there be prizes and giveaways?<br />
Yes, there will be various prizes and giveaways throughout the Best Trick Competition.
How can I stay updated about event details and changes?<br />
You can stay updated here on the website or by visiting our Facebook page: (Event Atlantic)
Will there be water stations on site?<br />
Yes, we will have water stations available to keep everyone hydrated
Will there be toilets on site?<br />
Is there any medical care on the event?<br />
Yes, we will have medical support available at all times during the event to attend any accidents or emergencies.