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Salzadella is cancelled!

Salzadella is cancelled!

We are extremely disappointed to find out that the Spanish organizers have canceled the Salzadella Race due to low racer numbers. Please contact info@ridersfly.com for further info. The post Salzadella is cancelled! appeared first on International Downhill Federation.

Kozakov 2016 – finals day

Kozakov 2016 – finals day

The last day of Kozakov was looking promising. Sunny weather, stacked heats and tons of people long the track. Like every day, the day started with 2 warm up runs for the bracket A. The other categories (luge, women, masters and juniors) would enter later during this bracket, so all finals would be held at […]

Kozakov Repechage Day: Brackets B and C

Kozakov Repechage Day: Brackets B and C

Riders fought through two repechage brackets today to determine the final five spots in tomorrow’s finals. Patrick Switzer (CA) cruised through both brackets to claim the 60th spot in the finals, and he was joined by Ben Hay (AU), Nico Gallmann (CH), Gustav Funck Norrhall (SE) and Adria Arquimbau (ES). Kozakov 2016 – winners bracket […]

Kozakov 2016 – day 3 (qualification)

Kozakov 2016 – day 3 (qualification)

Today riders were charging hard at Kozakov to get a fast time for the finals. After two warm up runs the first riders started setting times. See below for qualifying times for all categories. Riders gathering around the screen Open Skateboard qualification timesLuge qualification timesOpen Skateboard C-bracketOpen Skateboard B-bracketOpen Skateboard A-bracket Tomorrow we start at […]

Kozakov 2016 – day 2

Kozakov 2016 – day 2

Today was the first official day of Kozakov 2016 (the freeride day is optional and also open for non-idf riders). Riders got on the line at 9 and we started of with some practice runs. Zak Maytum out front in the first corner @ Kozakov 2016 While the riders were taking their runs in the […]

Kozakov 2016 – day 1

Kozakov 2016 – day 1

After being rained out on Almabtrieb, the first day at Kozakov was a welcome relief, with warm temperatures all day and a total of 14 runs. About 160 riders got on the hill at 9 for their first runs. The sun was out, the road was dry. Nothing stood in the way of a lot […]

Almabtrieb 2016 – The Swedes Triumph

Almabtrieb 2016 – The Swedes Triumph

Mauritz Armfelt won Almabtrieb, with fellow Swede Adam Persson taking second relegating Brazilians Thiago Lessa and Douglas Dalua to third and fourth. While the North American races featured a running battle between Colorado and Brazil, in Europe the Coloradons have been replaced by the Swedes. The Austrian summer morning began very cold – at the […]

Almabtrieb – Day 1

Almabtrieb – Day 1

Photo by Longboardmagazine.eu It was a soggy start to the Austrian leg of the IDF tour as rain brought Day 1 at Almabtrieb to a close after only a few practice runs. After the morning riders meeting everyone took the bus from the campsite to the start line. The drive up was dry but once […]

Persson Wins Lilyhammer

Persson Wins Lilyhammer

Adam Persson out in front while Max Ballesteros makes life difficult for Mauritz Armfelt.Photo: Justin Rouleau Racing at the first European World Cup began under the Norwegian sun as B-bracket riders fought it out for the last four spots in the main event. The clouds moved in as the A-bracket was ready to get underway, […]

TMI Lilyhammer – day 1

TMI Lilyhammer – day 1

Today was the first day of the Euro tour, which kicked of way up north in Lillehammer, Norway. In the next month the tour will pass through five more countries. First up is Almabtrieb (Austria) and Kozakov (Czech Republic), then there’s a 1.5 week hiatus, followed by Teolo (Italy), Insul (Germany) and Salzadella (Spain). Who […]

Canucks Charge the IDF North American Series

Canucks Charge the IDF North American Series

The results are in and the Canadians have conquered the IDF North American series of races! Last week’s world cup Whistler marked the end to the five-race series around the continent and crowned the champions. Opens North American Championship With the top riders attending the same number of races and sticking close in points it […]

In Her Own Words: WSF Board Member Maga McWhinnie

In Her Own Words: WSF Board Member Maga McWhinnie

Maga McWhinnie born in Peru but currently living in Australia. I’m 30 years old. I love skateboarding, I’m a female skateboarder myself. The feeling of flying downhill in complete control is what I live for. Been skateboarding for like 6 years or more. I did 5 years of professional racing in Downhill Skateboarding (speed boarding)  all around the […]

IDF 2016 Announcements

IDF 2016 Announcements

The IDF wants to keep you up to date on what’s NEW.  It may seem like there’s not a lot happening but things have never been more exciting or busier within the IDF. We have many new projects to announce throughout March, including: New Website South American Tour announcement (plus 1 or 2 NEW latin […]

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