Jaks

Jaks | Group | The Jaks are a local skate team/gang that arose in the 80s in conjunction with Vancouver’s punk/hardcore scene. Think of them as a sort of outlaw biker gang complete with back patches, beer guzzling, and mayhem.

Usage: “I was at a party in East Van last night and the Jaks showed up and tore the place down. Literally…”explore-the-lexicon

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