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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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’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 [...]
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'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 [...]
SkateIDSA’s Recent Rule Revision Paves Way for Transgender Athletes Miami, USA 09-10-2018 SkateIDSA – International Distance and Supercross Association [email protected] 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 [...]