Colin Beck
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CategoryEvents (50)
NationalityAU AU
Member levelIDF Volunteer
Member statusactive

About Colin

• Former Secretary, International Downhill Federation
• Founding member of ASRA (Australian Skateboard Racing Association)
• Skateboarder since 1972
• Likes visors

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Quirin Ilmer wins King’s Gate

Quirin Ilmer wins King’s Gate

Quirin Ilmer won the first ever King's Gate yesterday in a final featuring a spectacular collision between Zak Maytum and Aaron Hampshire at the fastest part of the track. In Women's, Emily Pross proved that even a broken toe couldn't slow her down, while Lyde Begue and Paloma Dorado were impressively quick in taking the other two podium spots in a strong women's field.

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King’s Gate – Day 3, Alex Charleson Turns it On

King’s Gate – Day 3, Alex Charleson Turns it On

Alex Charleson qualified fasted at King's Gate on a day where each qualifying run occurred on different conditions - starting out totally wet, and getting progressively drier as the day wore on. There was no way of knowing exactly how dry each corner would be before starting out, so riders had to be 100% ON to deal with whatever the track threw at them.

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King’s Gate – Day 2, Yet Mysteries Remain

King’s Gate – Day 2, Yet Mysteries Remain

Day 2 at King's Gate began at dawn for the organising crew who who put in a massive effort to add hay and extra netting to the critical safety spots on the track after safety issues were raised yesterday. They worked so hard that the first practice run began on time at the scheduled 11 am. The track was dry, but this is the Alps where weather is always a factor, and after a few runs the rain appeared, sending riders scurrying for rain wheels. The wet didn't change the character of the track much - the slide were longer, but riders still charged hard.

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AustralAsian Continental Champions 2017

AustralAsian Continental Champions 2017

The AustralAsian Continental Champions were decided last week in South Korea at Arirang Hill Fest, after earlier races in Australia and the Philippines. One hundred and sixty riders from AustralAsia took part, and the IDF is proud to officially crown the AustralAsian Continental Champions.

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