Shop instruction aims to stop boarding’s bad rap in its tracks

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by admin on October 10, 2012

Max Honegger in front of his new Oaks Boardshop

No more vandalizing or broken bones.

Chelsea, Quebec native Max Honegger said he’s trying to change the negative skater and snowboarder stereotype. The 27-year-old is the co-owner of a new Gatineau skateboard shop, Oaks Boardshop, that’s more than just about selling gear.

He’s making it his business to teach young skateboarders where to skateboard in the city – without trashing public stair rails by sliding on them. Click to continue

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