Fort St. John rolls forward with new skate park

first_imgThe park will be located in a 25,000 square foot area at the corner of 93 Avenue and 93 Street.Fort St. John already has a skate park in Centennial Park, built in 2001. However, those who use it say there is not enough space for everyone interested, and that its design doesn’t allow for bikers and skateboarders to use the area at the same time.- Advertisement – They also complain that there is much damage and vandalism done to the equipment because there is a lack of visibility of the property. Currently, $25,000 a year is allocated to the existing skate park, but the city says most of that is spent repairing vandalism. The District Sport Council will develop a rendering of the new park as well as its costs by the end of the year.Advertisement They will have until September 30, 2015 to meet their fundraising goal, otherwise they will lose the spot. Since the Sport Council does not have charity status, all funds raised will be held in a reserve fund by the city. Sponsors will be given tax receipts for their donations. In the end, the skate park will belong to the city and will be open for use by all residents and visitors.Advertisementlast_img read more

Dave Scott kicks off Restaurant Week 2018

first_imgDave Scott kicks off Restaurant Week 2018 Updated: 6:17 PM Dave Scott, KUSI Newsroom, Posted: September 24, 2018 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) – With over 180 restaurants participating in this year’s Restaurant Week, KUSI’s Dave Scott and crew made their way downtown to Graystone Steakhouse. center_img September 24, 2018 Dave Scott, KUSI Newsroom Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitterlast_img read more

Brazilian JiuJitsu expert Hans Molenkamp wants to be a role model for

first_imgHans MolenkampPR HandoutWhile most people scoff at the thought of being ‘a jack of all trades and a master of none’, sometimes it pays off to go for versatility. Brazilian Jiu-jitsu expert, Hans Molenkamp, is an avid practitioner of Muay Thai, Boxing and Wrestling. He is also a prolific marketer, designer and photographer. Clearly, being a ‘jack of all trades’ has worked out just fine for him.A resident of Oceanside, California, Hans worked as a manager at SurfRide Boat Shop between 1995 to 1998. For a year after that, he worked as a marketing director and apparel designer at XYZ Clothing, DC Shoes and Rap Logic. After gaining years of experience in this industry, Hans finally started his own company in 2005. Today, he is the CEO of Triumph United Equipment Company and an MMA Athletic Influencer Program Developer at Monster Energy and CbdMD.A student of political science, Hans believes that he didn’t choose this career route, it chose him! He says, “I never turn down work. When I am asked to do something, I just do it regardless of the turn out and eventually find a way to get the desired result. Today, I am able to add value to many people’s private ventures and companies.”Hans categorizes himself as a modern ‘brand builder’. He utilizes his skills in marketing and design to build online brands out of companies and athletes. He has successfully managed to build multiple million dollar companies and athletes. In 2018, Hans decided to build his own personal brand. How that came into being is also an interesting story as well.Hans says, “After preaching to many of my clients (companies and athletes) about social media and how to use it to create and share content, I decided to push my own personal brand and build my own legacy.” In just a year and a half, Hans grew his social media following from 8k to 90k. The engagement on his social media remains higher than ever.Hans does not believe in buying likes and followers. He keeps a constant flow of solid content on his social profiles and that does the magic. He also has several celebrities as a part of his vast network. As said by Hans himself, “Your network is your net worth!” But even before social media was a rage, Hans created global skateboard tours which were covered by numerous publications and television networks.In addition to creating these World Cup Skateboard events, Hans has created numerous brands of best-selling shoes, apparel and combat sports equipment. Not many know that he discovered and sponsored major athletes like Conor McGregor, Rampage Jackson, Kimbo Slice, Corey Duffel, Danny Way and Jaime O’brien before their rise to main stream success.A black belt in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, Hans offers daily advice and motivation on his Instagram to those who seek it. At the end of the day, the 41-year-old wants to inspire others to have a journey as remarkable as his.last_img read more