The Need for Speed – Downhill Skateboarding | Speedboarders – Olympic Channel

After the initial launch of the new Speed Boarders video from the Olympic Channel, they have dropped a series of shorts to go along with it. Check out “The Need for Speed” and be sure to watch the full 30min documentary short here on the website. Details here.

From the Olympic Channel:

The sport of downhill skateboarding and what it means to some of the top riders in the world.

Speed Boarders features Rachel Bruskoff (Los Angeles, CA, USA), Taylor Cook (Auckland, NZL), Daniel Engel (Bakersfield, CA, USA), Jasmijn Hanegraef (Gent, BEL), Lisa Peters (Haarlem, NED), Emily Pross (Vernon, NJ, USA), and the sport’s power couple Tamara Prader (Luzein, SUI) and Patrick Switzer (Hanover, ONT, CAN) both on and off the race course.

Experience the world’s greatest downhill skateboarding race through the eyes of some of the top competitors:

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