A 69 switchback Japanese downhill longboard race. | Red Bull Side Winders

Whenever Red Bull gets involved it seems to be a unique event and this one didn’t disappoint. Red Bull Side Winders took over Japan for a 69 switchback, 10km, endurance race with some of the best downhill skaters they could gather. Check it out below.

From Red Bull:

► Yup, 69 switchbacks and 10km long down the Tsugaru Iwaki Skyline in the northern Tōhoku region of Japan. These downhill longboarders went head to head attempting to be the first to cross the line.

Even P-Swiss was there!


Open Results:
1st – Mitch Thompson
2nd – Patrick Switzer
3rd – Billy Bones
4th – Noriyuki Tamura

Women’s Results:
1st – Tamara Prader
2nd – Emma Daigle
3rd – Aki Onodera


Experience the world of Red Bull like you have never seen it before. With the best action sports clips on the web and original series, prepare for your “stoke factor” to be at an all time high.

Watch Red Bull TV: http://win.gs/WatchRBTV

Red Bull on Facebook: http://win.gs/redbullfb

Red Bull on Twitter: http://win.gs/redbulltwitter

Subscribe to Red Bull on Youtube: http://win.gs/SubToRedBull