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 theContinue 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.
The Maryhill Loops road is a mecca for downhill racers from across the globe. The 2.2 mile track of perfect tarmac has 22 corners and is home to the annual ‘Festival of Speed’. This year they added a new race to the list. The Uphill Challenge. Race results were 1st: Brandon Desjarlais 2nd: Colby Cummings 3rd:Continue reading “Race – Maryhill Uphill Challenge”
Back in 2010 a certain HammerHead posted this up in the Skatefurther forum. Hey distance people. I have an idea I would like to get all of your input on for an event possibly in 2011. A multi-day Stage Race (a la Tour De France) where racers start together each day and cover the sameContinue reading “Race – The 2015 Chief Ladiga Silver Comet Skate Challenge”
Where to start! This years Ultra at Homestead Miami looks to have been one of the best. So many things to report on and it finished just a few hours ago. Andrew looked to be on track to pass the 300 mile mark but the pace took its toll and he finished with 226 miles.Continue reading “Event – Miami Ultraskate Recap”
This year sees Ultraskates happening across the globe. The first one is happening in just a few days – the 3rd Annual Ultra at Homestead-Miami speedway. Now if you are new to distance skating you might not know that Andrew Andras is organising this event and is also the world record holder for the last 2 years,Continue reading “Event – Ultra-Skate 2015”
A citywide scavenger hunt on skateboards? 6 confirmed teams and what look to be a super fun day. You can keep up to date on the The Hunt Facebook page and by following Chicago Push Races on Twitter.
The Push Culture crew headed back to Vancouver to Whistler Mountain Olympic Park to the biathlon course for the first ever Skate and shoot event. In the morning was a 20K endurance race, followed by the 10K Skate and Shoot. The course was 2 laps of 5K with a stop off to fire 5 shotsContinue reading “Skate and Shoot”
Last Sunday many people flocked to the small alpine town of Annecy, France. For the most part it was for the 16th annual edition of the Venetian Carnival but for some it was the prospect of smooth asphalt, breathtaking views and the chance to race along an awesome stretch of bike path next to the lake. ForContinue reading “Icy Annecy push race report”
Last weekend saw the second edition of the Paris Push Race…the amazingly warm weather that has been predominant in Europe has helped postpone the end of the season. The 20+ participants, a few kickbikers included made the most of the dry conditions to battle it out for the top places over a 25km (15 mile)Continue reading “Event – Paris Push Race 2 Results”