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The 24-Hour Homestead-Miami Ultraskate

By |2018-08-07T20:28:19+00:00January 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!

Meet the Board: SkateIDSA’s Kaspar Heinrici

By |2018-10-09T22:56:11+00:00October 10th, 2018|Board Member Spotlight|

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+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

Meet the Board: SkateIDSA’s Andrew Andras

By |2018-09-27T13:00:22+00:00September 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: 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

Meet the Board: SkateIDSA’s Joner Strauss

By |2018-09-14T12:23:27+00:00September 14th, 2018|Board Member Spotlight|

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 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