Words: O'Neal "Yaak" Ellerbe

Location: Central Park, Naumburg Bandshell, W 72nd St, New York, NY 10019

Host: New York Longboard Association 

 

Legend of the Loop

The big race happens once a year, in Central Park. The 22th Anniversary of the Central Park Race.  In the past years, there would be up to a thousand skaters participating. About 60 skaters came to the race this year. The number has dropped significantly but the dedicated still come for the love of the movement behind the race. For many, the culture these events bring are everlastng. Legend is, the first race was to determine who is the Fastest skateboarder in NYC.

  CHAMPION: Kiefer Dixon

  

Re-Cap: Race Day

 

 Quick Tips:

1. Always wear protective gear.
2. Start Time ( 12:00pm ) Eastern time.
3. Central Park is the perfect place to meet skaters, if your living in New York or visiting.
4.Central Park Race happens annually (Always in the month of June)
 

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