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Skate Central Lakes Endurance Festival

By |2018-09-12T09:48:34-04:00July 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.

Meet the Board: SkateIDSA’s James Peters

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

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 Women’s Spotlight: Saskia Tromp

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

Meet the Board: SkateIDSA’s Andrew Andras

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

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

SkateIDSA Women’s Spotlight: Hope Jackson

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