2011 Rabbit Race recap

Last weekend saw the 1st Longboard only marathon take place in Amsterdam, Holland: The Rabbit Race. Overall, 21 riders of varying ages got together to compete. As expected, Holland was heavily represented, but there were strong contenders from France and England as well. What the race was lacking in numbers was certainly made up in enthusiasm andContinue reading “2011 Rabbit Race recap”

The Rabbit Race – 1st longboard only marathon in Europe

This coming weekend, on the 1st of October, the first longboard only marathon will be take place at 5pm (GMT+1) in Amsterdam (NL). Organised by the NLDSA/Amsterdam Slalom Skateboarding School, the race will take place in Sport Park Sloten. Competitors will have to complete 18 laps of the park which according to organisers ranges fromContinue reading “The Rabbit Race – 1st longboard only marathon in Europe”

Ruapuna24

Skatefurther, Garden City Sessions and NZ Push Race Series are proud to present Ruapuna24. Date: 0800 Sunday 25th September to 0800 Monday 26th September 2011. Location: Powerbuilt Raceway @ Ruapuna Park, Christchurch, New Zealand. (Click here to go to Googlemaps) Event: 24 hour skate for charity. (Skateboards, inlines, rollerskates and skooters.) Info: This is theContinue reading “Ruapuna24”

The Chief Ladiga Silver Comet Sk8 Challenge 2011 – Day 3

Results are still coming in but we know how it ended thanks to Jack Smith of The Skateboarders Journal. Today I witnessed the most remarkable athletic event I have seen in my 35+ years of skateboarding. Paul Kent pushed his skateboard 94 miles in 6 hours and 45 minutes…yes you read that correctly. Hr did thisContinue reading “The Chief Ladiga Silver Comet Sk8 Challenge 2011 – Day 3”

The Chief Ladiga Silver Comet Sk8 Challenge 2011 – Day 2

The 56.7 miles of day 2 saw some of the gnarliest bails. 2nd place Jeff Vyain tore open his thigh/butt (pic here for people who want to see!) and race organiser Marion Spears Karr fell and badly injured his knee. 2 of the three hospitalisations on the day. Jeff managed to skate the remianing 40Continue reading “The Chief Ladiga Silver Comet Sk8 Challenge 2011 – Day 2”