Born in Vancouver, Les has been backpacking and adventuring around the globe most of his life. Skateboarding made it easier to get around, eventually leading to a long trek skate adventure across Kenya. With a new appreciation for skateboards and some good connections, Les dropped everything to make skateboarding his life and, as they say, it's all been downhill since. Now Editor at Skate[Slate] and one of the owners of Flatspot Longboards, Les spends the rest of his time raising his first kid, plugged into the skate-web, and skating with Coast Longboarding.
Team rider Freddie Sizemore takes the Sk8bus to Slap in New Mexico and gets parts for the whole crew! It is a rad time!
The sense of togetherness has always been at the heart of longboarding. From the scheduled weekly meet ups, to the unplanned skate sessions with your friends, or attending local or distant events, community and inclus...