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September 2019

No Name Race

By |2019-03-25T15:22:11-04:00September 15th, 2019|

A serious sufferfest - The No Name Race - is a high altitude push race from Breckenridge to Copper Mountain and back along an insanely smooth and fun path. Totaling 32 miles, with 1,500' of elevation gain, all above 9,000' this is a true mountain push race. Plan on lots of pushing, some super sweet [...]

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August 2019

Roaring Fork 100+

By |2019-04-04T11:51:31-04:00August 24th, 2019|

This is the real deal, a legit mountain 100+ mile push! Starting at the top of Glenwood Canyon along the Colorado River, the course follows the Glenwood Canyon path as it twists and turns along the edge of the Colorado River for 15 miles before dropping racers into the town of Glenwood Springs. Racers stay [...]

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January 2019

The 24-Hour Homestead-Miami Ultraskate

By |2018-12-19T14:20:15-05:00January 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!

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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]