The History of Downhill Comps

Last year saw the first successful series of downhill mountainboard competitions ever held in the UK. This year is looking like it’s going to be just as good. Let’s take a look back at the history of Downhill comps. 2005 – The history The first…

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A quick population study of mountainboarders in the UK

Does having a mountainboard centre in an area increase the population of mountainboarders? Which county has the most mountainboarders? Which areas have the fewest mountainboarders? What has the greatest effect on the number of mountainboarders in an area; hills or population? To answer these questions…

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Chairman’s Report – 2012

Introduction This report sets out the achievements of this year’s committee. Events This year we had 126 Competitors over 11 competitions with 390 entries (3.7% increase, compared to 376 last year). Average number of competitions entered: 3.09 The Novice/Grom’s category was continued to make it…

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West Midlands Mountainboarding Champion

James Wanklyn, 20, from Whitecross, competed with fifty other mountainboarders from across the country in Round 1 of the International Mountainboard Series held at Ironsides Court Farm Mountainboard Centre, near Hereford, last weekend. James, who has been mountainboarding for nine years, fought off Matt Brind,…

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UK Series 2013 – Update

With the sad news of Haredown closing we’ve made some changes to the schedule of competitions for the UK Series 2013. Round 1 – 13th April – Downhill – Hampshire. Round 2 – 18th & 19th May – Boarderx & Freestyle – Hales Superbole, Cheshire. Round 3 – 15th & 16th June…

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Emmeline wants to get more people on board

Mountainboarding may be one of the youngest sports in Britain but Lincolnshire already boasts a national champion. The low-lying countryside of Lincolnshire may not the most obvious place for a champion mountain boarder to be based but Emmeline Thrower is the reigning ATBA-UK Ladies Series…

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