Rider Spotlight

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

SkateIDSA Women’s Spotlight: Anne Palmer

By |2018-09-25T12:33:20+00:00September 25th, 2018|Rider Spotlight|

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 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

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

Skate IDSA Rider Spotlight: Sol Bilderback

By |2018-05-08T09:38:55+00:00May 8th, 2018|Rider Spotlight|

We wanted to introduce our 2017 IDSA Tour Champion for the age division of 14-18. I have a feeling he has made enough noise in the last year of competition that it is not an introduction anymore. Sol has definitely proved his athletic skill set this year and I think we will be seeing him