Skate­board stars in city to­day

Medicine Hat News - - ENTERTAINMENT -

Four of the world’s best skate­board­ers will be in Medicine Hat to­day for a demo at the Kins­men Skate Plaza.

Hosted by the Medicine Hat Skate­board As­so­ci­a­tion and The Sum­mit Cen­tre, the demon­stra­tion fea­tures three pro­fes­sion­als and one am­a­teur skate­boarder from the Zero Skate­board Team [https://ze­roskate­boards.com]

The skaters are Jamie Thomas, Tommy San­doval, Chris Wimer and JS Lapierre. A Medicine Hat Skate­board As­so­ci­a­tion rep­re­sen­ta­tive said “these are some of the big­gest names in the skate­board in­dus­try in­ter­na­tion­ally.”

The demo will take place from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. It will be fol­lowed by a free bar­be­cue and a chance to meet the pros at the Board­ing House from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The pub­lic is in­vited to be part of these events.

“This is a huge deal to have skaters of this cal­i­bre com­ing to Medicine Hat,” said Wasey Mowat, of the lo­cal skate­board as­so­ci­a­tion. “The lo­cal skate­board com­mu­nity is ex­cited to have some of the best and most well known skate­board­ers in the world com­ing to our city.”

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