Monthly Archives: October 2018

Meet the Board: SkateIDSA’s James Peters

By |2018-10-17T11:32:49+00:00October 17th, 2018|Board Member Spotlight|

SkateIDSA’s Rule Committee Director, James Peters, on looking back at distance skateboarding, hosting a successful event, and the future of racing. Meet James Peters, if you haven't already. He's the godfather of LDP and the original 24-Hour Ultraskate host. To pinpoint the origin of LDP as the term we've come to use in our daily

Meet the Board: SkateIDSA’s Kaspar Heinrici

By |2018-10-09T22:56:11+00:00October 10th, 2018|Board Member Spotlight|

SkateIDSA's Resident Designer, Kaspar Heinrici, on making life work around skateboarding, what makes a great event, and how SkateIDSA functions best. Meet Kaspar Heinrici. He's an insanely talented artist and definitely one of the fastest 1-mile skaters: in 2014, Kaspar broke the world record for the fastest 1-mile sprint on a skateboard, and that edge never

SkateIDSA Women’s Spotlight: Saskia Tromp

By |2018-10-08T18:35:11+00:00October 9th, 2018|Rider Spotlight|

SkateIDSA’s 2017 Women’s Ultraskate world record setter on women in skateboarding, her goals for the future, and erasing limitations. Saskia Tromp is the biggest name is women's distance skateboarding: In 2017, she dominated the Dutch Ultraskate and not only broke the previous world record of 225 miles, but went on to set the bar especially