Catch up on shop related news and all the fun stuff we’re involved in – fundraising initiatives, articles, upcoming events, and more.
Birling the Archives
The Garden of the Provinces and Territories has been the go-to staple Ottawa street spot for decades. Skaters refer to it simply as “Archives” due to the fact that...
Pushing Forward pt 2
Although our shop is young, our roots in skateboarding and the Ottawa skateboard community are deep. Over the years we've seen great change and progress in shedding the...
Confused with Wesley
Wesley Lee (0) Crailblock as seen in the new Confusion Mag.
Birling is owned by four white men. These are our thoughts. The murder of George Floyd has sparked a powerful international movement that is impossible to ignore. The...
We will be donating a portion of sales from this entire week to the @ottawamission during this time of need.
Birling The Quarantine
Is the social aspect of skateboarding an added bonus to an otherwise independent activity? Click here to read our full article feature in Apt613.
That was then, this is now: Ben Jensen
Through his artwork, Ben “Way Bad” Jensen has become a household name in skateboarding. Behind the art and low brow comics we all know and love is a husband, a father,...
Birling the Perspective
The surroundings in which you find yourself can have a large impact on your perspective. A man holding a baseball bat evokes a different thought, depending on whether...
Birling the Flood
As Noah before us, consider this article our "Ark" which will be used to navigate the ever rising sea of skate brands.
That was then, this is now: Marc Doiron
A brief glimpse into the evolution of skateboarding since 1984, according to Marc Doiron.