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2014-07-31 16:25:56

- Biche Boards allows long board enthusiasts of all ages to build their own longboard online - SALT LAKE CITY, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Biche Boards, LLC (pronounced "Beechy Board"), announced today longboarders can now build their own custom long board online at www.bicheboards.com. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140731/132364 Biche Boards unique approach to longboards allows consumers (long boarders) to use their creativity selecting the style of board and color combinations...

2014-04-23 23:14:28

2014 Clermont Challenge 5K / 10K / Slalom Races - Slalom and Distance Longboard Races Lake Louisa Park Clemont, Florida Safety Harbor, Florida (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 The Ian Tilmann Foundation, Inc, the Lake County Tourism Council are sponsoring The 2014 Clermont Challenge 5K / 10K / Slalom Races Saturday, May 3, 2014 at the Lake Louisa State Park, Clermont Florida. This race is historic taking sanctioned skateboard racing to a new level. The day of racing features morning 5K and 10K...

2013-12-05 23:27:39

Longboarders from around the world prepare to break the world record for 1 mile on the beach. Flagler Beach, FL (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 The sport of longboarding is coming to the beach for the start of 2014. For most, the start of new year is coronated with party hats and fireworks, but the city of Flagler Beach wants to be special. They’ve decided to host a longboarding skate vacation to kick off the new year on the beach. Records will be broken and people’s wills will be tested in...

2013-10-04 23:00:57

Canadian Paul Kent registered to skate Push in the Woods and the Centennial Push Race. Pacific Northwest (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 For years, the name Paul Kent has been synonymous with elite long-distance skating and now the International Distance Skateboard Association (IDSA) can confirm the longboarding legend will participate in both stops of the Pacific Northwest Tour. It has been a difficult year for Kent, due to family obligations, injury and unforeseen circumstances. It has...

2013-10-02 23:24:25

Electric drivetrain for longboards and skateboards reaches $20,000 in crowdsourced funding. West Lafayette, Ind. (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Kickr, a detachable, electric drivetrain system engineered to fit any size longboard or skateboard, has surpassed its crowdfunding goal of $15,000 and earned more than $20,000 through KickStarter, an online crowdsourcing platform. The project was introduced to the public on September 18, 2013 and achieved its necessary funding goal in just seven days,...

2013-09-24 23:35:10

IDSA Pacific Northwest Tour to Feature Push in the Woods and the Centennial Trail Push Race Pacific Northwest (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Since the inception of the sport just 3 short years ago, Distance Skateboarding finally comes home to what many call the hub of Longboarding, the Pacific Northwest. Two of the top Board shops in the country have agreed to Sponsor and Host both events on back to back weekends in October. When asked, Jonathan Strauss, founder of the International Distance...

2013-08-14 23:01:53

Over 200 longboarders take over the Edmonton River Valley in the biggest skateboarding event that this city has ever seen. Edmonton, Alberta, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 The International Distance Skateboard Association (IDSA) is proud to announce that it will recognize The Ribbon of Green Ultimate Endurance (ROGUE) 20km Longboard Race in 2013. Over 200 skateboarders will compete a weekend series that will feature a high-speed downhill racing and a 20km endurance race on August 17 and 18...

2013-06-13 23:23:05

Skateboarders from across the country visit Grand Rapids, MI for a 26.2 mile skateboard race called the Rapid Movement Marathon. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 On Saturday, June 15, 2013 at Millennium Park, presented by Blood Sweat Pavement, Bustin Boards Custom Longboards NYC & the IDSA, The Rapid Movement Marathon, the highest profile skateboard event to happen in the Midwest since the early 1990“²s will take place. 125 registered skateboarding participants in 2012...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'