IDF's Board members

The current IDF board members are:

  • Name Billy Meiners
    Function Board member
    Nationality US
    Bio I've been a downhill racer for 10 years, event organizer for 7 years, and a fun enthusiast for most my life.
  • Name Carl Sambrano
    Function Board member
    Nationality PH
    Bio IDF Board Member. IDF Continental representative for Asia Pacific. Founder of Luzon Skateboard Racing and the Keeping It High series. Deputy Secretary General and Downhill Director - SRSAPI Driver of unitedstoke and love
  • Name Federico Barboni
    Function President
    Nationality IT
    Bio IDF President
    @fede_barbezio
    Skateboarder since young, I become a streetluger in 2000 and downhill skateboarder in 2007. Verdicchio Race organizer and rep for downhill skateboarding in the Italian Roller Sport Federation FISR. Love to spread smiles.
  • Name Magaly McWhinnie
    Function Treasurer
    Nationality AU
    Bio Downhill skateboarder, Stoke spreader,Event organizer. Film and Editor. Borned in Peru currently living in Australia. IDF Director. WSF Director. Manager at Basement Skate
  • Name Mike Girard
    Function Board member
    Nationality US
    Bio IDF 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.
  • Name Max Vickers
    Function Secretary
    Nationality US
    Bio IDF Board Member. Skateboard racing for 8+ years. IG: @maxvickers
  • Name Zak Maytum
    Function Board member
    Nationality US
    Bio Mr. Aero Helmet, owner of Venom, cowboy boot enthusiast, has no problems with being upside down.
IDF's volunteers

The IDF always welcomes volunteers. Current committed volunteers include:

  • Name Berry Plasman
    Function Webmaster
    Nationality NL
    Bio Berry, 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/maintaining the (new) IDF website. Next to that he runs Freerides.org, Sk8whls.com and SkateSafe.org.
  • Name Colin Beck
    Function Volunteer
    Nationality AU
    Bio • Former Secretary, International Downhill Federation
    • Founding member of ASRA (Australian Skateboard Racing Association)
    • Skateboarder since 1972
    • Likes visors
  • Name Cyrille Harnay
    Function Volunteer
    Nationality FR
    Bio I am Cyrille Harnay aka Komakino. I started Downhill racing in 2004. Created the Bordeaux Longskate Club, organized Hautacam freerides (2004 to 2007), IGSA World cup Peyragudes Deluxe cup (2008-2009) and IDF Peyragudes Never Dies World Cup (2012-2013-2014). Helped the IGSA as European Director (2007 to 2012) and then Founded the IDF. IDF President (2012-2017), still skateboarding, and volunteering for the IDF from time to time.
IDF's honorary members

These are people who have been a great help to the IDF in the past. We thank them for their commitment and their time.

  • Name David Robertson
    Nationality AU
    Bio Been 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.
  • Name Lee Cation
    Nationality CA
    Bio A Downhill Skateboarder and Event Producer from Vancouver Canada, known for founding the Whistler Longboard Festival, The Britannia Classic, Skate Sun Peaks and the IDF.
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