Sydney, Australia - Welcome to the richest leg of downhill racing the world has ever seen. During 10 days in April the worlds best will converge on Australian shores for the start of the IGSA World Tour. Riders from North America, Europe, Africa, South America and Asia will face off against the best riders in Australia for $30,000 in cash and the title of worlds best.
Kogelberg, South Africa - Douglas Silva was the winner of today's Hot Heels Africa Open Downhill Skateboarding race held in the Kegelberg Biosphere Reserve about one hour from Cape Town. Mischo Erban finished second with another strong run after winning the World Championship in Brazil a few weeks ago. Australian Jackson Shapiera earned the final podium spot with third.