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Meet the Board: SkateIDSA’s Kaspar Heinrici

By |2018-10-09T22:56:11-04:00October 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: Anne Palmer

By |2018-09-25T12:33:20-04:00September 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

Meet the Board: SkateIDSA’s Joner Strauss

By |2018-09-14T12:23:27-04:00September 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 |2018-08-27T20:59:43-04:00August 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

Centennial SK8 Fest

By |2018-04-26T01:13:19-04:00August 18th, 2018|

Located on the scenic and smooth Centennial Trail in Arlington, Washington, the Centennial Sk8 Festival is an annual longboard/skateboard race event featuring an 8.5 mile uphill/downhill sunset race, a 5k sprint race, a free one-mile kids race and a 14.5 mile countryside race PLUS a family-friendly festival on day 2 with local vendors, music, good food, lawn games