Founded in 1996, the IGSA was formed by a group of downhill skateboarding and street luge enthusiasts who recognized the need for fair, unbiased leadership for the sport. Since its inception, the goals of the association have been to foster strong and fair competition, to provide reasonable rules, to administer the competition program with impartiality, and to reduce the hazards associated with the sport.
Teolo, Italy- 2013 Padova Grand Prix is currently underway. For the fifth year in a row IIDA and IGSA will host the Padova Grand Prix. August 1-4, 2013 in Teolo, Italy near the city of Padova (Padua).