Simplified IDF rules regarding equipment.
-The deck must be structurally sound and not pose a safety hazard. It must not possess
sharp edges, which could injure competitors. It may be any shape within the size limits.
-The complete board must not exceed seven kilograms (7kg / 15.4lbs). This rule will be
strictly enforced. A 0.5 kg allowance will be given for variances in the accuracy of scales.
-Must not exceed 122 centimeters (48”).
-Must not exceed 30.5 centimeters (12”).
-The trucks must be lean steer activated. They must be no more than 305 millimeters
(12”) wide, as measured from the outside edge of the axles. The board must use exactly
two (2) trucks.
-The board must use exactly four (4) wheels. Wheels can be a maximum diameter of 110
-No mechanized braking devices are allowed.
-Any weight additions to the board are permitted as long as the weight of the board does
not exceed the 7kg total weight limit. Carrying of ballast on the competitor’s b
-Downhill skateboarding and luge racing is a hazardous activity with inherent risks of
serious personal injury, disability and death. It is the sole responsibility of the
competitor to appropriately wear their safety equipment for their event.
-A hard-shell helmet is required. Helmets must be of a single-piece outer shell, full-face
design. Detachable chin guards are not permitted. Break-away aero additions are not permitted. The helmet must be worn according to the manufacturer’s recommendations. The helmet strap must be worn tight and secure as designed. The helmet must be structurally sound.
-All racers must wear a one (1) or two (2) piece suit made of leather and/or Kevlar. If a two-piece is used, it must zip together at the waist.
-Speedsuits are allowed on the condition they are worn over the competitor’s leather
suit. Lycra shirts or bibs distributed by the race organizer to all competitors are allowed.
(Speedsuits are defined as any full or partial covering of the leathers with a fabric or coating to gain aerodynamic advantage.)
-Racers must wear full-fingered, leather or synthetic racing gloves.
-Racers must wear shoes that are of closed design, in good condition and that are laced, buckled or secured as designed.
-Protective padding for the knees and elbows is recommended but not mandatory.
-Protective eyewear/helmet visor is recommended but not mandatory.
Please note that you have to register prior to the competition/activity and it´s YOUR responsibility to be at the registration office during opening hours (from 09.00 - 21.00, festival tent). To be a part of the organized activities at Ekstremsportveko you must have the wristband that indicates you´re an athlete.