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All positions on the IDF Board are up for vote at the 2015 Annual General Meeting on February 5, 21:00 UTC. This is the first vote of this kind in the short history of the IDF. We urge all our members to find out about the candidates, and to make a reasoned vote for who you think will be the best seven people to lead the IDF into the future. Please remember that the IDF Board are all volunteers, and the IDF have no paid staff.
The current board consists of:
Cyrille Harnay aka Komakino (President)
Greg Martin (Treasurer)
Colin Beck (Secretary)
Zak Maytum (Rider Rep)
Kevin Reimer (Rider Rep)
Greg Martin and Haggy Strom have decided to step down from the Board and are not standing for election.
Candidates for the new Board
Lago Cerrillo IDF Downhill will happen Feb 7 & 8 2015 just 6km or 4 miles Northeast of the town of Ponce in the Southern Coastal Plain region of the Island. Ponce is often referred to as La Perla del Sur (The Pearl of the South) and is the regional center for various other commonwealth and federal government agencies.
This track consists of 12 curves, five of which are extreme. Track speeds are 90km or 55 mph and takes approx. 3 (three) minutes and thirty (30) seconds to descend. This route has wide lanes to accommodate 4-6 competitors at a time.
Posted by Unkle on January 17, 2015 at 0:00
The IDF is proud to announce the 2015 schedule comprised of 20 races all over the world (8 world Cups and 12 World Qualifying Series). We will also be implementing Continental Ranking and will crown South American Champions, North American Champions, European Champions and ASEAN Champions. More details will come soon about the number of races taken into account for the rankings, and elligibility for continental titles.
The IDF Annual General Meeting is coming soon, and will involve a vote for all seven positions on the Board. As a member-based organisation we need our members to be involved, and this is a big opportunity for YOU to get involved in the heart of an international organization dedicated to furthering skateboard and luge racing.
What do you need to be a Board member? Apart from stuff like enthusiasm, energy and commitment, we expect Board members to:
The proposed constitutional amendments have been passed, with 60 votes in favor, and only two against. Many thanks to our members who took the time to read up on the issues and vote.
The constitution has been updated, and is available here.
Our next step is to seek nominations for election on to the IDF Board. Stay tuned over the next few days for details on…
Posted by Bugs on January 8, 2015 at 10:56
With Hot Heels Africa behind us, the 2014 season is over. We are proud that we were able to sanction a total of 20 events in 13 countries across 4 continents and after all these races, we can now crown 5 World Champions.
Street luge: David Dean…Continue
Posted by Beee on December 24, 2014 at 14:30
With an IDF membership that is spread far and wide the normal voting methods of most organizations simply won't cut it. After much exhausting discussion about how we can continue to evolve the IDF into a federation that truly represents riders and organisers the IDF Board have come up with a few changes to the constitution we think will benefit the representative nature of the IDF. These are changes to voting and board level representation that will give all members an easier ability to contribute to how the IDF is represented. As we have an AGM in the coming month, and as these change would significantly affect they way the AGM is run we would really like to institute these changes prior to the voting of board members and for this we need to change the constitution. To change the…
Kyle Wester from Denver, Colorado wins Open against the powerful South African finalists Deçio Lourenço, Jason Brown and Simon Sturrock. Winds were calmer for Sunday final in Kogelberg Biosphere, 1hr drive CapeTown, South Africa where this legendary event takes place for the 11th year.
Marie Bougourd from France wins Womens over American Rachel Bruskoff and South African Cherrisse Morris. Gabi Murray-Roberts had a dramatic crash with the final drafting in the infamous "Llyods left".…Continue
Posted by Unkle on December 15, 2014 at 10:00