Forum – 10 things you learn while skating an Ultraskate

We all have our goals, and Skatefurther ambassador Marco Heinen (@boozy) had a special one in 2016. After conquering Cancer in 2014 he competed in his first real long-distance Event at the 2015 Dutch Ultrakate in Spaarndam/NL and achieved 100miles. Just 4 weeks later, he was struck by a car, getting forced into a wheelchairContinue reading “Forum – 10 things you learn while skating an Ultraskate”

Event – New Zealand Ultraskate

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 andContinue reading “Event – New Zealand Ultraskate”

Race – Vandra do an 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’mContinue reading “Race – Vandra do an Ultraskate”

Event – Miami UltraSkate 2016

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 inContinue reading “Event – Miami UltraSkate 2016”