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That was then, this is now: Ben Jensen

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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, a mason and above all (to us), a skater. His skateboarding based comics act as a creative (and funny) means of expressing what’s on a lot of our minds.  They exude the kind of grumpiness that we at Birling appreciate. He has contributed graphics to many shops and brands out there, although his most valued contribution to our culture is undoubtedly, the "pizza beer bong". Chatting with Ben regarding the current state of...

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That was then, this is now: Marc Doiron

Interview Marc Doiron That was then this is now

A brief glimpse into the evolution of skateboarding since 1984, according to Marc Doiron.

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That was then, this is now: Callum Browne

Callum Browne Interview That was then this is now

A brief glimpse into how far skateboarding in Ottawa has come since the 80s, according to Callum Browne.

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