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World Skateboarding – Inca Cup 2017

World Skateboarding – Inca Cup 2017

Inca Cup 2017 Lima, Peru Selected to Host Latin American Skateboarding Championships and Peru Skateboarding Championships World Skateboarding, the leading international skateboarding events management company, will host the first-ever Latin American Skateboarding Championships in Lima, Peru in 2017. The Inca Cup will include the Latin American Skateboarding Championships and the Peru Skateboarding Championships, which will […]

2017 African Skateboarding Championships

2017 African Skateboarding Championships

The 2017 African Skateboarding Championships completed its second year in existence with perhaps its most competitive contest to date.  The hotly contested contest was won by Rabetisivalaka Rado Nirina from Madagascar, while the second place was taken by El Mehdi Anys from Morocco.  in Previous years this contest was held in Kimberley, South Africa but this year […]

2017 Skateboarding For Hope Kickoff

2017 Skateboarding For Hope Kickoff

The 2017 Skateboarding For Hope program kicked off with a bang at our first event of 2017 in Cape Town. These lucky youths were the recipient of brand new skateboards, courtesy of Tim McFerran and World Skateboard Federation. After these young skaters received their free skateboard, they then participated in a free clinic, a skate […]

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 […]

Skateboarding World Championships Set for Oct. 3-8

Skateboarding World Championships Set for Oct. 3-8

Skateboarding’s biggest contest of the year is expected to draw more than 300 competitors from 60 countries (Los Angeles – May 25, 2016) World Skateboarding Grand Prix (WSGP) announced today the Skateboarding World Championships will return to Kimberley, South Africa October 3-8. Sanctioned by the World Skateboarding Federation, a governing body for skateboarding, this year’s championships […]

Ethiopia’s First Skatepark is Open!

Ethiopia’s First Skatepark is Open!

After only a little over two weeks of hard work from volunteer skatepark builders from around the world and help from local Addis Ababa skaters, the dream of Addis Skatepark, Ethiopia’s first skatepark, finally became a reality on 16 April, 2016 and opened its gates for the first session to several eager local skaters and volunteers […]

World Skateboarding Grand Prix Announces First-Ever Southeast Asia Skateboarding Championships

World Skateboarding Grand Prix Announces First-Ever Southeast Asia Skateboarding Championships

World Skateboarding Grand Prix Announces First-Ever Southeast Asia Skateboarding Championships Da Nang, Vietnam Selected to Host Lotus Cup in 2016: World Class Skate Park Built for Event to Remain as Social Development Platform (Da Nang, Vietnam – November 18, 2015) — World Skateboarding Grand Prix (WSGP) today announced it will host the first-ever Southeast Asia Skateboarding […]

WSF to Host Summit in Montreal Nov. 3

WSF to Host Summit in Montreal Nov. 3

World Skateboarding Federation Hosts “Skate 2020” Summit Nov. 3 in Montreal Global Series of Summits  to take place in South Africa, Canada, Vietnam, Mexico, Scotland and United States (London, UK – October 28, 2015) — World Skateboarding Federation, a governing body for skateboarding, today announced it will host a series of “Skate 2020” summits, touching five continents […]

Nyjah Huston Edges Out Luan Oliveira to Win Skateboarding World Championships at Kimberley Diamond Cup

Nyjah Huston Edges Out Luan Oliveira to Win Skateboarding World Championships at Kimberley Diamond Cup

Nyjah Huston Edges Out Luan Oliveira to Win Skateboarding World Championships at Kimberley Diamond Cup  Watch the On Demand Webcast of the Finals at KimberleyDiamondCup.com  (Kimberley, South Africa – October 10, 2015) – The 2015 Skateboarding World Championships at the Kimberley Diamond Cup concluded today as 12 of the world’s best street skaters, from eight […]

Jimmy Wilkins Defends Title to Win Vert Skateboarding World Championships

Jimmy Wilkins Defends Title to Win Vert Skateboarding World Championships

Jimmy Wilkins Defends Title to Win Vert Skateboarding World Championships Nyjah Huston, Luan Oliveira and Yoshi Tanenbaum Land on Top in Friday’s Street Qualifiers, Saturday Finals will Air Live via Webcast and on SuperSport (Kimberley, South Africa – October 9, 2015) – The Skateboarding World Championships at the Kimberley Diamond Cup moved into day two […]

Day One Results from the Skateboarding World Championships

Day One Results from the Skateboarding World Championships

Day One Results from the Skateboarding World Championships at the Kimberley Diamond Cup in Kimberley, South Africa Alexis Sablone Wins Women’s Street and Reunion Island Sweeps African Continental Championship (Kimberley, South Africa – October 8, 2015) – The Skateboarding World Championships at the Kimberley Diamond Cup kicked off today with the Women’s Street World Championships. [...]
Over 40 Countries to Vie for Skateboarding’s Most Prestigious Title

Over 40 Countries to Vie for Skateboarding’s Most Prestigious Title

Historic Contingent of International Skaters Confirmed for 2015 Skateboarding World Championships in Kimberley, South Africa Oct. 7-10 Over 40 Countries to Vie for Skateboarding’s Most Prestigious Title  (Kimberley, South Africa – October 5, 2015) – World Skateboarding Grand Prix today announced the roster for the 2015 Skateboarding World Championships at the Kimberley Diamond Cup – the […]

First rankings for street skateboarders revealed ahead of World Championships

World Skateboarding Federation Releases 2015 Street Skateboarding Rankings; Countdown to Skateboarding World Championships Begins WSF to host judging conference, coaching clinic and financial seminar for skaters at the Kimberley Diamond Cup in South Africa Oct. 7-10 The World Skateboarding Federation (WSF) have revealed their ranking system for street skateboarders as the governing body prepares for […]

WSF Offers Travel Grants for Skateboarding World Championships

WSF Offers Travel Grants for Skateboarding World Championships

World Skateboarding Federation to Provide Financial Assistance to Skaters Competing in the 2015 Skateboarding World Championships in South Africa Deadline for Travel Grant Applications is August 31 (London, U.K.  – July 30, 2015) World Skateboarding Federation, a governing body for skateboarding, announced today it is now accepting grant applications to provide financial assistance to skaters [...]
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