You can say a lot about him, but IGSA president Marcus Rietema has done a lot for downhill riding. It's very sad to hear that one of the most thriving forces behind downhill riding in the past decade, now has a new battle ahead of him.
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As you might have heard, the IGSA race Snake Skeleton Downhill in Argentina has been cancelled because the provence has forbidden the sport entirely. Skatesite Longboardism has taken the initiative to gather support and bring back the event.
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Technology is leaping forwards nowadays. 3D printers are becoming better and better and in a competition for "Best 3D Printable Model Portfolio" Dutch artist Sam Abbot has won first price with the world's first 3d printed twin tip skateboard.
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Resource Distribution is the distributor for Riviera Skateboards, Elephant Brand Skateboards, Paris Trucks, Divine Urethane and Project Hardware. From the teams of these brands they've selected some skaters to take on a European tour to create an ultimate skate/road movie.
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Kozakov is behind us and we've posted several things on our website and Facebook page already, but we didn't bring you all the photos yet, because right after Kozakov we drove to Grim Mountain for the next race so there was no time then.
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It's now somewhere in the evening and a long qualifying day at Kozakov is behind us. When we woke up this morning, it had rained a bit, leaving the track wet on most places, so the first run was an cautious one to see how the track was.
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In the next few weeks Freerides will be 'on the road'. This Saturday we're embarking on a 3 week tour with a few friends, which will take us to the Czech Republic and France to participate in 3 IDF races and hopefully some wild rides in between.
Read more... about Freerides Summer Tour 2013