An awesome insight by Carlos Montalvo into the race that is The Chief Ladiga Silver Comet Skateboard Challenge. This year’s results: 2018 OVERALL Times/Positions 3 Days- 188 Miles 1 Joe Mazzone 13:42:05 2 Kyle Yan 13:59:23 3 Matthew Phillips 13:59:29 4 JJ Cobb 14:49:16 5 Max Frank 15:06:40 6 Jude Breaux 16:18:41 7 Ehren Mohammadi 16:49:46 9 Calleigh Little 17:17:50 10 Spencer Steelman 17:17:54 8 Drew … Continue reading Why we Ladiga 2018
Pusha!, the First Official Long Distance Skateboarding Event in Italy and is happening on the 13th of May and looks like it is going to be HUGE. With Sponsorship from Antidote, 1166, Subsonic, Exile and a whole host of others, lots of European riders will be heading to the Corso Europa cycling track in Piacenza, Italy for the marathon. Alongside the Marathon and Half-Marathon races … Continue reading Pusha!
Sunday 27th May is the date for the 14th Annual – Mt.Tabor to Sellwood Park Skateboard Race! This is the longest running skateboard race in the Northwest US. This event is a charitable food drive for Oregon Food Bank to help the hungry in Portland. Visit the fb event page to find out more and to keep up to date with all the happenings. Continue reading P-Town Throwdown 2018
Insanity Boardshop – huge supporters of distance skating in the US – are hosting the The Salado Creek Push race Series in San Antonio, Texas on the 21st April. Shop owner Ehren is an active member of the distance community (read his great review on the Bern Allston Helmet here!) and it is great to see him pushing events as well as racing in them. We … Continue reading Salado Creek Push Race
New Zealand has now been host to 2 ultraskates; 2011 and 2015. With a change in venue, season and organisers it is back for 2017. Ultraskate New Zealand is the 3rd Ultra booked in for 2017 and joins the US and Dutch ultras. The 2015 Ultra saw skaters from as far as the US and Singapore come to NZ to experience the toughest ultra in … Continue reading Event – New Zealand Ultraskate
So, I’m no distance jock! I like my journeys to be about discovering new places, new people and, er, beer. As much as I’d love to join in, I don’t think I’d have the patience or the back strength for an Ultraskate. Fortunately, our friends from the Ultracool Vandra Skateboards have summed up what I’m missing out on in one sweet cut. Sit back and … Continue reading Race – Vandra do an Ultraskate
We’ve been silently building up to this years Miami UltraSkate 2016 and the results are in!!!
Firstly, a massive shout out to every single set of feet that pressed the Tarmac this year! A mammoth effort was made by all from the IDSA to those that didn’t quite make the finishing line. Competitors flew in from all over with attendance figures at an all time high with over 90 riders in attendance. The sport is going from strength to strength. Just a shame we couldn’t afford to fly out and report from the grid itself.
Coming out of France via the Ridemore team is this ace video from the 1km push race. We really like distance skating in all it’s forms; marathon, mile, Ultraskate or country-crossing epic but there is something amazing about a straight up 1000m drag race. Running your own 1km race? Hit us up and let us know when and where! Continue reading Race – 1000 mètres
And there I rode. It was about 10:30 in the morning when I sat in my car thinking to myself: “Let’s do this!” RACE DAY, an event organized by Thomas Slager, has come upon us. It was the 27th of September. At about eleven in the morning I was the first to arrive at the track. The organisers had arranged for us to use the … Continue reading Race – RACE DAY
The Dutch Distance Skating scene has had an awesome summer. Rick and Andrew breaking the Ultraskate record and more recently the Haagsche Longboard Half Marathon. A great video of the even came out recently which shows how much fun the event was. Here are the results. Continue reading Race – The Haagsche Longboard Half Marathon