|3||Mikel Echegaray Diez||3961|
|1||Fabián Gutiérrez Roa||3430|
|2||Mikel Echegaray Diez||3000|
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…
Posted by Robbo on December 18, 2014 at 23:00
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
Kogelberg Biosphere – Pringle Bay South Africa
The South African Gravity Racing Association and their team of course workers pulled off the 2nd and 3rd day of freeride, qualifications and a Top 15 Shoot out today with a 4th day of racing coming Sunday
Friday was a slow start after a wet night but things dried nicely by the time qualifications started. Decio Lourenco was a local favorite, SA Champ and 2013 HH Champion made famous by his “Kloofnek Bomber” spoofing cam video. Not to be forgotten is Colorado native Kyle Wester who was 2nd in the 2012 event and Sebastian Hertler from German who has been tearing up the circuit.…Continue
Posted by Unkle on December 13, 2014 at 19:00
Kogelberg Biosphere – Pringle Bay South Africa – The South African Gravity Racing Association (SAGRA est. 2003) played host to World’s best for the last stop of the World Cup Tour.
After a 1-year hiatus Hot Heels Africa is back on the Tour and the International athletes have been soaking up all the sun, sand and smashing runs with friendly South Africans locals. A great start to a fun day of practice runs under sunny skies and dry conditions.
A steady head wind kept riders hungry from more today with a total of 10 runs on this 1.9km track with top speeds of 85km/hr. The Nature Reserve where the race…Continue
Posted by Unkle on December 12, 2014 at 8:00
Canadian Kevin Reimer once again showed the world what a clinical skater he is by making it two wins in a row at the Mega Space World Cup event in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Reimer was pushed all the way by Dillon Stephens who reeled in the current World Cup points leader as the two riders entered the last turn before Reimer shut the door on his countryman with his exit speed carrying him over for another win. Brazilian Carlos Paixão took third while Thiago Lessa who was extremely fast in the qualifying came in 4th
During qualifying In warm conditions Canadian Kevin Reimer had a blistering run to take top spot in Open Skateboard bracket with a time of 1:13.815 only to see Brazilian Thiago Lessa (1:13.835) come within 20 thousandths of a second of eclipsing him in his…Continue
After a number of attempts the now IDF World Series points leader finally took the win that has eluded him in Tarma, Peru. The Canadian dominated his early round heats and was all class in the final to defeat former Tarma winner Dillon Stephens and Americans James Kelly (3rd) and Kyle Wester (4th). Top Qualifier Sebastian Hertler of Germany was edged out by Alex Tongue in the Consi to take 6th from Peruvian Gustavo Paredes Mena who took his qualifying form and nose for the local conditions to go all the way into the semi-finals before ending in 7th position overall with Chilean Matias Eduardo rounding out the top 8.
After 3 weeks in South America working with the IDF's man on the ground Marco Vidales, I've taken a crash course in Spanish and I think I have this down so for all our south American brothers and sisters this IDF news story is now coming at you in stereoscopic 3D español
Despues de varios intentos, el…Continue
Sebastian Hertler of Germany showed the world he means business by taking top spot in the final run of qualifying at Tarma in the Open Skateboard in a time of 3:04.152 to scrape past Kevin Reimer (Canada) 3:04.387 while Malaysian Abdil Mahdzan set the overall track record in a time of 2:59.723 in the Street Luge over David Dean (USA) 3:01.547.
The Copa Valle del Downhill IDF World Cup at Tarmatambo, Peru started with a traditional Inca ceremonial welcome with the Mayor of Tarma and the national TV media. The first two…Continue