The USA Luge Slider Search is the official nationwide athlete recruitment tour of USA Luge, targeting young athletes, ages 9-13. The mission of this grass-roots program, established in 1985, is to identify, train and qualify young athletes for the USA Luge Junior Development Team.
May 30, 31, June 1, 2013
Albuquerque, New Mexico
You have all heard the legend of the miles and miles of amazing concrete transitions, the land they call Albuquerque, NM. Others think of it as a secret Mecca of Skateboarding. The International Distance Skateboarding Association (IDSA) and the IGSA are proud to support Albuquerque, NM as a host city for a college only longboard event. The Collegiate Longboard Championships will include an event unlike any other. It will be a three-day festival that will include three disciplines of longboarding: Push, Slalom, and Downhill. The weekend is open to any participant that is enrolled in College credit at any accredited 2 year or 4 year institution.
On Sunday the 9th of December 2012 during the semi finals of the Hot Heels Africa race our friend Felipe Malaga from Peru had a very bad crash resulting in a serious head injury. He is still in a critial condition.
Felipes insurance denied covering the international cost and of medical bills. This is a fund in aid of assisting his family with his medical bill.