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2014-05-20 23:14:58

Solid Concepts challenges designers to take on the world of sports in the company’s first ever design challenge. Valencia, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Solid Concepts, the largest dedicated service provider of rapid prototyping in North America, is offering a unique design challenge to 3D printing experts and enthusiasts alike. The challenge requires participants to design a deck for a skateboard. Two lucky winners will receive their skateboard deck 3D printed for free. Challenge Parameters:...

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...

2013-12-11 23:26:17

8 year old Lazer Crawford launches new website giving insight to his amazing skateboarding talent. Glendale, AZ (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 LazerCrawford.com has been officially released so that fans of Lazer can keep up and hear of his recent activity. Crawford competes almost weekly and it is possible for anyone seeking updates on his incredible skills to follow him at http://www.LazerCrawford.com. The new site features an about section, a skate pics and skate video section to see...

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...

2013-07-25 23:02:06

Andy Andras, Miami Dade County Firefighter and Professional Distance Skateboarder received recognition from Guinness World Records™ last week regarding one of the most incredible athletic performances of all time by traveling 261.8 miles on a skateboard in a 24 hour time period at the Homestead-Miami Speedway during the International Distance Skateboard Association's Ultraskate in January. Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Some say it’s G-d’s gift to humanity, others call it...

Word of the Day
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'