International Downhill Federation – A new International DH circuit is born.

Big news int he world of Downhill. Key downhill figures have banded together to form the International Downhill Federation.

This organisation is a non profit, democratic and riders orientated structure that came to life after the frustration that many riders have experienced on the IGSA circuit. The federation has already secured some high profile races to their roster namely:

The Federation’s board posted on their facebook page is comprised of :

  • Cyrille Harnay aka koma kino (organizer of Peyragudes Deluxe Cup and former European IGSA Director)
  • Norman Kinnish (organizer of Eastbourne Speed Days and former IGSA Race Director)
  • Gregory Martin (2004 streetluge World Champion and organizer of Wunderbarr race and Koffee Schnaps race)
  • Kevin Reimer  (2009-2010 IGSA Downhill Skateboard World Champion)
  • Lee Cation (organizer of Whistler Festival and Brittania Classic)
  • Haggy Strom.(ASRA president, organizer of Newton’s playground race and Mount Kiera race))
With the IGSA’s announcement of drastic changes for the upcoming season and the creation of the IDF 2013 will be one interesting year.

Everything you need to know from everyone else:

Interview on Skate[Slate] with Kevin Reimer

Announcement on ASRA

Monday October 29th, 2012
Downhill Longboard