Monthly Archives: September 2018

Meet the Board: SkateIDSA’s Andrew Andras

By |2018-09-27T13:00:22+00:00September 27th, 2018|Board Member Spotlight|

SkateIDSA's record-setting board member, Andrew Andras, on the growth of skateboarding, what makes an athlete, and his future in endurance sports. Meet Andrew Andras. He's the first human to ever push 300+ miles on his skateboard in 24 hours, a determined endurance athlete, an esteemed lieutenant for Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, an expert event host, a

SkateIDSA Women’s Spotlight: Anne Palmer

By |2018-09-25T12:33:20+00:00September 25th, 2018|Rider Spotlight|

SkateIDSA's 2014-2017 Women's 50+ Champion on overcoming adversity, being an inspiration, and her humble roots in skateboarding. Anne Palmer has been a staple competitor in women's long distance skateboarding for years now. She's outlasted the best of them at the 24-hour Miami Ultraskate, and duked it out with the rest of them at the Adrenalina

SkateIDSA Women’s Spotlight: Hope Jackson

By |2018-09-16T12:19:29+00:00September 17th, 2018|Rider Spotlight|

SkateIDSA's 2017 Women's Overall Champion on the accessibility of distance skateboarding, her achievements, and women in the sport. Hope Jackson blasted into the distance skateboarding scene in 2017 with a monstrous victory in the PNW Race Series, encompassing The BendBeatdown, Push in the Woods, and Centennial Sk8 Fest. As a competitor in every race with

Meet the Board: SkateIDSA’s Joner Strauss

By |2018-09-14T12:23:27+00:00September 14th, 2018|Board Member Spotlight|

SkateIDSA's President on skateboarding education, his next race, and where it all began. Meet Joner Strauss. He's not only the founder and current president of SkateIDSA, but infinitely more: he's an expert event organizer and an educational program designer in skateboarding for kids of all disciplines. Joner's been building pumptracks with Velosolutions for the last

Meet the Board: SkateIDSA’s Angela Menck Kuhn

By |2018-09-12T09:37:09+00:00September 12th, 2018|Board Member Spotlight|

SkateIDSA's newest board member Angela Menck Kuhn on expanding distance skateboarding, being an event host, and the value of racing. Meet Angela Menck Kuhn. She's the host with the most, and the Pacific Northwest's esteemed multi-tasker: taking on multiple responsibilities from event hosting, writing, marketing, fundraising, parenting, and being one of few SkateIDSA board members.

EQUALITY IN ENDURANCE SPORTS: DISTANCE SKATEBOARDING PROTECTS TRANSGENDER RIGHT-TO-PARTICIPATE

By |2018-09-10T11:49:06+00:00September 10th, 2018|Press Releases|

SkateIDSA’s Recent Rule Revision Paves Way for Transgender Athletes Miami, USA 09-10-2018 SkateIDSA – International Distance and Supercross Association press@theidsa.org Miami, FL: The Skate International Distance and Supercross Association updated its rules to protect the right for transgender athletes to compete with their gender. Rule 4.3 explains its dedication to diversity, inclusion, and equality among competitors