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THE SITKA ALMANAC

A Compilation of Useful Information from the Sitka Family

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A PARLEY WITH CHRIS HASLAM

SEPTEMBER 13, 2014

What goes through the mind of one of our time's most creative skaters? Well, a lot. From what we can learn from the old school to skateboarding's temporary importance in the grand scheme of things, here's a parley and park session with Chris Haslam himself, shot on his home shores in Vancouver. Film and Edit...

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CONGO

SEPTEMBER 03, 2014

New music video 'Congo' from Sitka family members Bear Mountain.  Produced in Co-operation with MuchFACT, A Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent, Supported by MuchMusic/MuchMore Networks. Directed by Ben Gulliver Director of Photography Alex Viau Buy their album XO on iTunes. Bear Mountain on Facebook & Twitter. See Bear Mountain on tour: http://bit.ly/BMTNtour

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HOMEGROWN HOODIES

MARCH 14, 2014

Remember that weekend when the surf forecast looked good, and you set the alarm for 4:30 a.m. so you could be in the water at sunrise, but then stayed up a little too late on Friday night and had a drink or two too many? And you slept through your alarm and woke up at 5:30 with...

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PEACE LOVIN’ GRANOLA

MARCH 07, 2014

Mom was right, it’s the most important meal of the day. At the Sitka Café we serve granola made locally by Victoria-based Peace Lovin’ Granola – no soy, no canola, no artificial sweeteners, just good ol’ down home goodness. For more about PLG, click here. You can keep in touch with the Sitka Café on...

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WHAT WE’RE READING

MARCH 05, 2014

Today is World Read Aloud Day, an occasion intended to "celebrate the power of words and create a community of readers taking action to show the world that the right to literacy belongs to all people." Since many of us at Sitka are rapacious book readers, it seemed like an appropriate time to share...

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STRANGE THINGS, EP. 2

MARCH 04, 2014

Our friends at Red Bull Skateboarding just posted Episode 2 of Strange Things Done Under the Midnight Sun, a Sitka road trip film that heads far, far north into the Yukon Territory. Climb into the van with Chris Haslam, Sheldon Meleshinski, Brett Stobbart, Colin Nogue, Zach Barton, Fabian Merino and Dane Pryds as the intrepid...

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FREE YOGA ON MONDAYS

MARCH 03, 2014

We're happy to announce that both Sitka Vancouver and Sitka Victoria will be hosting free yoga classes in our shops on Monday evenings. The classes are open to anyone, and we're offering a bonus 20% off Sitka clothing for attending. It's a BYOM situation – bring your own mat –and we recommend wearing comfortable...

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DEVRIES IN MOROCCO

FEBRUARY 16, 2014

Around this time last year, Peter Devries set out for the coast of Morocco on a Transworld Surf trip with fellow shredders Conner Coffin, Parker Coffin and Oliver Kurtz. The North Atlantic churns out all kinds of swell in the winter, and the little crew scored some deserted desert gems, as you'll see in the...

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HASLAM FOR INDEPENDENT TRUCKS

FEBRUARY 14, 2014

A short new clip from Independent Trucks featuring Sitka skate team member Chris Haslam.

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ROLLIN’ WITH CURRENT SWELL

FEBRUARY 11, 2014

We've been supporting Current Swell since way before they were playing to sweaty festival crowds all over the world. The Victoria-based band has finished work on a new album to be released later this spring, and the first single just hit the Net. It's called "Rollin'," and it's loud and bluesy and will definitely...

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