Shred, Share Stoked skateboard competition boosts charities

Local skaters were at their airwalking best during the annual Shred, Share, Stoked skateboard competition on Sunday night.

Kyler Hale grinds a rail during a practise skate before competing in the advanced division during Shred

Kyler Hale grinds a rail during a practise skate before competing in the advanced division during Shred

Local skaters were at their airwalking best during the annual Shred, Share, Stoked skateboard competition on Sunday night.

In the advanced category, Noah Eastwood took first place, followed by Zacc Lester in second.

In the intermediate competition, it was Jayden Murphy in first place, followed by runner-up Levi Wihnon.

In the beginner category, Aaron Cunningham took first, and Anxen Lee second.

The event is also a booster for local Christmas charities, and participants are asked to bring donations of food for the Friends in need food bank, clothes and shoes, an even cash.

The entry fee this year was five cans of food, five articles of clothing or $5 in cash.

The event garnered two boxes of food, 14 large bags of clothes, footwear and other items for Cythera Transition House and the Caring Place, and $180 in cash for Maple Ridge Youth Council.