Downhill

 

 
Description Downhill longbording is the most competitive type of longboarding. Racers use specialized decks and trucks to race downhill at great speeds. Competitions often have cash prizes and people do this type of longboarding for a hobby and a living.
Races

Attack of Danger Bay IV race. Held in Brittish Columbia. May 21-22.

Vancouver Island Adventure Games. September 18-20. Downhill obsticle course.

 

Equipment Very expensive board set-ups. Leather racing suits. Specialized longboard slide gloves. Racing helmets (similar to motorcycle helmets).

 

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