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September 2019

Boardwalk Brawl in Atlantic City

By |2019-06-19T16:33:19-04:00September 6th, 2019|

Boardwalk Brawl September 6-8, 2019 $4000 Prize Money! SkateIDSA is proud to announce a 3 day event in Atlantic City at the Showboat Hotel. This 10 story Parking Garage event will feature 2 days of skate sessions for riding the garage, an Open Class Race for less experienced riders and a Pro Class Race for [...]

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June 2019

Push for Awareness

By |2019-04-22T14:38:48-04:00June 21st, 2019|

Hey Longboarders, Looking for a challenge while fighting to stomp out the stigma often attached to depression and mental illness?  Come ride 150 miles with us and make a difference in someone else's life! Details: June 21st 5:30 am riders are bused up to Duluth MN. Day 1 - 70 miles down to Hinkley MN. [...]

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May 2019

Pusha!

By |2019-02-26T14:40:53-05:00May 12th, 2019|

For the second time in Italy, Piacenza Cycling Track will host an official IDSA LDP event. Sunday the 12th of May 2019 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 [...]

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October 2018

Meet the Board: SkateIDSA’s James Peters

By |2018-10-17T11:32:49-04:00October 17th, 2018|

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 [...]

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Meet the Board: SkateIDSA’s Kaspar Heinrici

By |2018-10-09T22:56:11-04:00October 10th, 2018|

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 [...]

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SkateIDSA Women’s Spotlight: Saskia Tromp

By |2018-10-08T18:35:11-04:00October 9th, 2018|

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 [...]

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September 2018

Meet the Board: SkateIDSA’s Andrew Andras

By |2018-09-27T13:00:22-04:00September 27th, 2018|

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 [...]

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SkateIDSA Women’s Spotlight: Anne Palmer

By |2018-09-25T12:33:20-04:00September 25th, 2018|

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 [...]

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SkateIDSA Women’s Spotlight: Hope Jackson

By |2018-09-16T12:19:29-04:00September 17th, 2018|

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 [...]

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Meet the Board: SkateIDSA’s Joner Strauss

By |2018-09-14T12:23:27-04:00September 14th, 2018|

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 [...]

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