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March 2021

10 The Distance Episode

By |2021-03-19T15:41:47-04:00March 19th, 2021|

The LDPcast is back for a 10th episode with one of the coolest skaters we know, our good friend Mark Groenenboom. Mark is the mind behind the only 100% dedicated US distance longboard company that we are aware of, G|bomb! After a brief hiatus we are back with is the first episode of the [...]

December 2020

09 Longboard Gril Crew

By |2020-12-07T20:27:24-05:00December 7th, 2020|

This episode features Valeria Kechichian, the co founder of the long board girls crew. The LGC is an international group who’s aim is to get more women skating, they operate in more than 60 countries with hundreds of ambassadors and were social media famous before that was even a thing. This was a really [...]

November 2020

08 World Record Training Plan

By |2020-11-12T15:07:34-05:00November 12th, 2020|

This long promised and much requested episode focuses on preparation for the 24 Hour Miami Ultra Skate.  We bring back SkateIDSA board member and former world record holder Andrew “La Maquina” Andras. Andrew is the man behind the Miami ultra and he will share with us a 3 month training plan to get you ready [...]

October 2020

07 Silver Lining

By |2020-10-28T12:09:17-04:00October 27th, 2020|

This is possibly our most exciting episode yet and we are stoked to share it with you. Today we present an interview with the founder and owner of both Loaded Longboard and Orangatang Wheels, Don Tashman. On top of being a world class businessman Don turns out to be one of the coolest skaters [...]

September 2020

05 The Tuckers

By |2020-09-19T11:56:47-04:00September 18th, 2020|

For our fifth episode, which feels like a mile stone, we are joined by the Tucker family, Harrison and Robert. We hear nutrition tips and get some background on this family skate team. Also introducing IDSA correspondent Calleigh Little to share some background on the latest US adventure race, Sleep Away Camp. Gear list [...]

August 2020

04 Skate Manifesto

By |2020-08-29T11:20:01-04:00August 29th, 2020|

We speak with Kent Lingeveldt of Alpha Longboards. Kent is based in Cape Town, South Africa and is a life long skater, community activist, board shaper,  photographer, entrepreneur  and so much more. We had fun with this one and hope you enjoy. Thanks for listening. Apartheid history: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apartheid Kent Lingeveldt contacts: Instagram: Kent Lingeveldt Facebook: Kent [...]

03 Mr. 500 Km

By |2020-08-15T14:30:47-04:00August 15th, 2020|

Rick Pronk! World Record holder, Mr. 500k, a gentleman AND a scholar. We had a really fun time with this one. Rick is a world class athlete and a stand up guy, he shares experiences and tips with us on what it takes to get through a (successful) world record attempt and gives us [...]

July 2020

02 Skate Across America!

By |2020-08-05T14:58:45-04:00July 31st, 2020|

In this episode we speak with Jack Smith, the first person known to have ridden a skateboard across the United States; the 1976 trip took 32 days and covered nearly 3,000 miles. Smith helped create the blueprint for SkateIDSA and has been at many of the most epic moments in skate history. This interview [...]