November 25, 2014 – 2:57 PM | No Comment

Omen Longboards started with the Carbon Matrix, which was the collaboration between a bunch of local Seattle skaters including Nate Blackburn and Trevor Preston. Omen didn’t have a physical location at the time, so the Matrix was outsourced to a local company. Due to the relatively low price tag (compared to other carbon boards) Omen gained some notoriety pretty quickly. After a little under a year, Omen procured space in a north Seattle garage and started producing the first Pike prototypes.

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ARLINGTON CENTENNIAL TRAIL SKATEBOARD PUSH RACE
October 3, 2013 – 2:18 PM | No Comment
ARLINGTON CENTENNIAL TRAIL SKATEBOARD PUSH RACE

Join Motion Board Shop for two days of fun and skating at the Centennial Trail Skateboard Push Race in Arlington, Washington! The event features three separate races, and you can sign up for one, two, or all three of them!

The 2013 Collegiate Longboard Championships
March 6, 2013 – 4:34 PM | No Comment
The 2013 Collegiate Longboard Championships

CALLING ALL COLLEGE STUDENTS!! The inaugural Collegiate Longboard Championships will take place May 30, 31 & June 1 in Albuquerque, NM. College longboarders from around the nation will participate in a team competition that will be comprised of distance, slalom and downhill events. Courses have been chosen for each event that will enable longboarders with intermediate level abilities to compete. The winning team will be crowned the 2013 Collegiate Longboarding Champions. Individuals who are not members of a school team will also be able to compete for the individual championship.

Longboarders pay Tribute to Teen
September 4, 2012 – 6:46 PM | No Comment
Longboarders pay Tribute to Teen

The world’s fastest longboarders took to the streets of Calgary this weekend, slowing down long enough to pay tribute to Duncan McRae, a 13-year-old who was killed in a longboarding accident last week. The IGSA World of Downhill Skateboarding championships wrapped up at Canada Olympic Park on Sunday.

The 2012 IGSA World Championships
August 10, 2012 – 8:05 PM | No Comment
The 2012 IGSA World Championships

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Calgary, Canada – The 2012 IGSA World Championships are coming to Canada Olympic Park in Calgary August 31 – September 2.  IGSA World Championships will be contested in Open Downhill Skateboarding, Women’s Downhill Skateboarding, …

IGSA 2012 Update
March 14, 2012 – 6:48 PM | No Comment
IGSA 2012 Update

The International Gravity Sports Association (IGSA) made news earlier this year with the promise of adding more events to its 2012 lineup.

Switzer Rolls to His Fourth World Cup Victory
January 23, 2012 – 6:40 PM | No Comment
Switzer Rolls to His Fourth World Cup Victory

Patrick Switzer was second with a time of 1:29.650. Switzer, the winner of the last three IGSA World Cup races, was looking strong and gunning for his fourth World Cup victory in a row.