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That was Then, This is Now - Chris Connolly

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That was Then, This is Now - Chris Connolly

Chris Connolly is an integral part of the Birling skateboard team. His talent on a board is what’ll catch your eye, but Chris is also a helpful individual, with a positive attitude and an excellent work ethic. After a decade spent immersed in the Vancouver skate-rat culture, Chris returned to his hometown of Ottawa in 2016. His time in Vancouver seemed like a summary of our collective teenage dreams - skating every day, traveling at the expense of his sponsors, and plenty of partying... the easy life. When reality struck, Chris was not the least bit upset and switched gears...

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Birling the Archives

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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 it lies across the street from Library and Archives Canada. It is centrally located, with plenty of shade from numerous trees, and is rather large in size. Archives features 2 long, yet small ledges, a taller ledge and two eight sets. It also features plenty of room to hang out and play S.K.A.T.E. It’s the closest thing Ottawa has to a street plaza, but a far cry from legendary spots such as Pulaski, J-kwon, or Love....

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Confused with Wesley

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Confused with Wesley

  Wesley Lee (0) Crailblock as seen in the new Confusion Mag :) 

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New Hours

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New Hours

We encourage you to shop online and stay safe. We are now open 10am to 6pm Monday to Friday and 10am to 5pm on the weekends. We will be following government issued safety protocols for in store shopping.   

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Ottawa Mission

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Ottawa Mission

We will be donating a portion of sales from this entire week to the @ottawamission during this time of need.

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