IDF Board members
The current IDF board members are:
  • NameBilly Meiners
    NationalityUS
    BioI've been a downhill racer for 10 years, event organizer for 7 years, and a fun enthusiast for most my life.
  • Federico Barboni
    NameFederico Barboni
    FunctionPresident
    NationalityIT
    BioIDF President
    Skateboarder since young, I become a streetluger in 2000 and downhill skateboarder since 2007. Verdicchio Race organizer and representant for downhill skateboarding in the Italian National federation FISR/FIHP. I love to spread smiles.
  • Magaly McWhinnie
    NameMagaly McWhinnie
    FunctionTreasurer
    NationalityAU
    BioDownhill skateboarder, Stoke spreader,Event organizer. Film and Editor. Borned in Peru currently living in Australia. IDF Director. WSF Director. Manager at Basement Skate
  • Mike Girard
    NameMike Girard
    NationalityUS
    BioIDF Boardmember. Founder and organizer of the Central Mass Skate Festival in Harvard, MA. Organizer of the Killinton World Cup. Owner of Emgee Events LLC. New England Sales Representative for Loaded Boards, Orangatang Wheels, Pro-Tec, SPY Optic, Jones Snowboards, NOW Bindings and YES. Snowboards.
  • Max Vickers
    NameMax Vickers
    FunctionSecretary
    NationalityUS
    BioSkateboarder, Student, and Event Organizer from the Midwest. Founder of the Longboarding Club at Indiana University. Team Manager at Action Board Shop. Customer Service rep at Original Skateboards.
  • Tamara Prader
    NameTamara Prader
    NationalityCH
    BioDownhill racer, skateboard ambassador, sport enthusiast, mountain lover & architect based in Switzerland.
  • Zak Maytum
    NameZak Maytum
    FunctionBoard member
    NationalityUS
    BioMr. Aero Helmet, owner of Venom, cowboy boot enthusiast, has no problems with being upside down.
IDF volunteers
The IDF always welcomes volunteers. Current committed volunteers include:
  • Cyrille Harnay
    NameCyrille Harnay
    NationalityFR
    BioI am Cyrille Harnay aka Komakino. I started Downhill racing in 2004. created the Bordeaux Longskate Club, organized hautacam freerides and Peyragudes Never Dies World Cup. Helped the IGSA as European Director and then created the IDF.
  • Colin Beck
    NameColin Beck
    NationalityAU
    Bio• Secretary, International Downhill Federation
    • Founding member of ASRA (Australian Skateboard Racing Association)
    • Skateboarder since 1972
    • Likes visors
  • David Robertson
    NameDavid Robertson
    NationalityAU
    BioBeen racing, organising events, managing associations and federations, and been working in the industry since 2003. Along with Colin Beck and Haggy Strom I was a foundation member of ASRA and spent 7 years as the Vice President before becoming a Director of the IDF. I am one of the chief organisers of the Newtons Nation and Mt Keira World cups along with many smaller grassroots events. I am also the Owner of Basement Skate in Sydney, Australia.
  • Lee Cation
    NameLee Cation
    NationalityCA
    BioA Downhill Skateboarder and Event Producer from Vancouver Canada, known for founding the Whistler Longboard Festival, The Britannia Classic, Skate Sun Peaks and the IDF.
  • NameBerry Plasman
    FunctionWebmaster
    NationalityNL
    BioBerry, or Beee as he's known by friends, is a downhill fan from the flattest country in the world. He supports the IDF during races and online, like building the new IDF website. Next to that he runs Freerides.org, Sk8whls.com and SkateSafe.org.
  • Marco Vidales
    NameMarco Vidales
    NationalityCO
    BioI have skated all my life, started racing in 2009 and started organizing events at the same time. I love bringing the opportunity for riders to transgress their limits in a safe environment.