Leeside

Leeside

Leeside | Place | A legendary skate spot in the 7m high, 49m long tunnel under the Cassiar Connector. It was named after local artist/skateboarder Lee Matasi, who discovered the location and built it up in his spare time before he was tragically shot and killed in Gastown in 2005.

Usage: “I can’t believe some fucking chongo tried to burn down Leeside…”explore-the-lexicon

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