Skate Central Lakes Endurance Festival

By |2018-09-12T09:48:34+00:00July 19th, 2019|

The Skate Central Lakes Endurance Festival event is an all-out distance skateboarding race sanctioned by the IDSA. It entails 3 days of skateboarding over 200 miles on the Central Lakes and Lake Wobegon Trails that span 120 miles each way through 19 towns on a 14-foot wide, nearly-level paved greenway.

The 24-Hour Homestead-Miami Ultraskate

By |2018-08-07T20:28:19+00:00January 18th, 2019|

Hosted at the world famous Homestead-Miami Speedway in Miami, FL, this is the only Ultra skateboarding event of its kind in the United States. Over the course of 24 hours, skaters will test their worth to skate as many miles as they can. Skate a little or skate a lot, the fun doesn’t stop until the clock does!

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

SkateIDSA Rider Spotlight: The Yanimal – Kyle Yan

By |2018-08-27T20:59:43+00:00August 27th, 2018|Rider Spotlight|

by Andrew Andras I remember the first time I saw Kyle at an IDSA sanctioned event. He was quiet-natured, with a small, lean body frame and a baby face to go with it. I thought he was maybe a 14-year-old kid or something. After seeing some of his race performances, I found out he was

Centennial SK8 Fest

By |2018-04-26T01:13:19+00:00August 18th, 2018|

Located on the scenic and smooth Centennial Trail in Arlington, Washington, the Centennial Sk8 Festival is an annual longboard/skateboard race event featuring an 8.5 mile uphill/downhill sunset race, a 5k sprint race, a free one-mile kids race and a 14.5 mile countryside race PLUS a family-friendly festival on day 2 with local vendors, music, good food, lawn games

Dutch Ultraskate 2018

By |2018-04-26T01:07:42+00:00July 7th, 2018|

The sixth Dutch Ultraskate at Spaarndam! Skate as far as you can in 24 hours. The 6th annual Dutch Ultraskate will happen again this year at WheelerPlanet, Spaarndam. It's a 3.15 km long smooth asphalt track, perfect for skating distances. We will rent a MyLaps timingsystem again! Helmets are mandatory! You can join individually or

Pusha!

By |2018-04-26T01:03:43+00:00May 13th, 2018|

For the first time in Italy, Piacenza Cycling Track will host an official LDP event. Athletes and fans will test their resistance on Corso Europa circuit on board of their 4 wheels decks until covering a 42 (Marathon) or 21 (Half Marathon) kms distance. During the event: Slalom show, Pump Contest on velodrome, longboard shapers