The Akron Gravity Racing Event Series is a first of its kind opportunity for athletes to enter into the extreme world of downhill gravity sports ( Street Luge, Downhill Skateboarding ).

The series will consist of 10 events spanning from April – October of 2012. There will be two “Learn to Luge” days, five open track days and the signature event, the 2012 Akron Rubber City Gravity Games which will be an IGSA sanctioned events in the NorAm professional downhill Series.

Learn to Luge Days will allow participants from ages 8 and up to come spend the day with professional racers and try their hand at Luge and Downhill Skateboarding. A short classroom period will be followed by on track riding! Anyone from a “newb” to seasoned riders can come learn from the best in the world.

Open Track Days are just what they say. These will be days where the derby hill is opened up just for all experienced Street Luge and Downhill riders. Track officials and professional athletes will be on hand to ensure all participants have the proper equipment and abilities.

Rubber City Gravity Games will be a two-day professional event, sanctioned by the IGSA, where over 100 of the top racers in the world will travel to Akron Ohio to compete for a NorAm Series Championship and their chance to acquire World Cup points that will rank them internationally. Over 100 athletes are expected to attend the race being held around the derby facilities.

April 21: Learn To Luge/ Skate Day

April 21: Learn To Luge/ Skate Day

Learn to Luge Days will allow participants from ages 8 and up to come spend the day with professional racers and try their hand at Luge and Downhill Skateboarding. A short classroom period will be followed by on track riding! Anyone from a “newb” to seasoned riders can come learn from the best in the world. After completing the course, all participants will recieve their own Certificate of Completion from the International Downhill Racing Association acknowledging they they are a Street Luge and Downhill Skateboarder!

How to register:
Each session accepts 30 participant. Participants can register by contacting us through the website!
ONLY $35 DOLLARS TO PARTICIPATE!

What to bring:
A box lunch will be provided.
All participants must sign a registration form and waiver day-of.
Please wear long sleeve shirts and pants. You stop a street luge with your feet, so solid footware with a good rubber sole is required. If you have your own luge, helmet, leather gloves and skateboard, you are encouraged to bring it as well!

Date Time Location:
April 21st
10am – 4pm
789 Derby Downs Dr
Akron, OH 44306

See you on the hill!

-David Dean
2005 IGSA Street Luge World Champion
IDRA Instructor

June 16: Learn To Luge/ Skate Day

June 16: Learn To Luge/ Skate Day

Learn to Luge Days will allow participants from ages 8 and up to come spend the day with professional racers and try their hand at Luge and Downhill Skateboarding. A short classroom period will be followed by on track riding! Anyone from a “newb” to seasoned riders can come learn from the best in the world. After completing the course, all participants will recieve their own Certificate of Completion from the International Downhill Racing Association acknowledging they they are a Street Luge and Downhill Skateboarder!

How to register:
Each session accepts 30 participant. Participants can register by contacting us through the website!
ONLY $35 TO PARTICIPATE!

What to bring:
A box lunch will be provided.
All participants must sign a registration form and waiver day-of.
Please wear long sleeve shirts and pants. You stop a street luge with your feet, so solid footware with a good rubber sole is required. If you have your own luge, helmet, leather gloves and skateboard, you are encouraged to bring it as well!

Date Time Location:
June 16th
10am – 4pm
789 Derby Downs Dr
Akron, OH 44306

See you on the hill!

-David Dean
2005 IGSA Street Luge World Champion
IDRA Instructor

June 23: Open Track Day

June 23: Open Track Day

Open Track Days are just what they say. These will be days where the derby hill is opened up just for all experienced Street Luge and Downhill riders. Track officials and professional athletes will be on hand to ensure all participants have the proper equipment and abilities.

Participants:
Each rider should be experienced. Riders are required to bring their own helmet, elbo pads, knee pads and proper footware
All participants must sign a registration form and waiver on site.
$10 hill fee to be paid at registration.

Date Time Location:
June 23rd
10am – 4pm
789 Derby Downs Dr
Akron, OH 44306

July 21: AASBD Demo

July: 21: AASBD Demo

Professional athletes will be on hand during the 75th Annual All American Soap Box Derby Championship to meet and greet. Come check out the top riders in the world and get a change to check out their world-class equipment!

July 28: Open Track Day

July 28: Open Track Day

Open Track Days are just what they say. These will be days where the derby hill is opened up just for all experienced Street Luge and Downhill riders. Track officials and professional athletes will be on hand to ensure all participants have the proper equipment and abilities.

Participants:
Each rider should be experienced. Riders are required to bring their own helmet, elbo pads, knee pads and proper footware
All participants must sign a registration form and waiver on site.
$10 hill fee to be paid at registration.

Date Time Location:
June 23rd
10am – 4pm
789 Derby Downs Dr
Akron, OH 44306

August 11: Open Track Day

August 11: Open Track Day

Open Track Days are just what they say. These will be days where the derby hill is opened up just for all experienced Street Luge and Downhill riders. Track officials and professional athletes will be on hand to ensure all participants have the proper equipment and abilities.

Participants:
Each rider should be experienced. Riders are required to bring their own helmet, elbo pads, knee pads and proper footware
All participants must sign a registration form and waiver on site.
$10 hill fee to be paid at registration.

Date Time Location:
June 23rd
10am – 4pm
789 Derby Downs Dr
Akron, OH 44306

August 18: Learn To Luge/ Skate Day

August 18: Learn To Luge/ Skate Day

Learn to Luge Days will allow participants from ages 8 and up to come spend the day with professional racers and try their hand at Luge and Downhill Skateboarding. A short classroom period will be followed by on track riding! Anyone from a “newb” to seasoned riders can come learn from the best in the world. After completing the course, all participants will recieve their own Certificate of Completion from the International Downhill Racing Association acknowledging they they are a Street Luge and Downhill Skateboarder!

How to register:
Each session accepts 30 participant. Participants can register by clicking the registration button. Registration is good for this single learner day.
ONLY $35 DOLLARS TO PARTICIPATE!

Register here for Aug 18 Learn to Luge / Skate Day

What to bring:
A box lunch will be provided.
All participants must sign a registration form and waiver day-of.
Please wear long sleeve shirts and pants. You stop a street luge with your feet, so solid footware with a good rubber sole is required. If you have your own luge, helmet, leather gloves and skateboard, you are encouraged to bring it as well!

Date Time Location:
August 18th
10am – 4pm
789 Derby Downs Dr
Akron, OH 44306

See you on the hill!

-David Dean
2005 IGSA Street Luge World Champion
IDRA Instructor

Sept 8: Open Track Day

Sept 8: Open Track Day

Open Track Days are just what they say. These will be days where the derby hill is opened up just for all experienced Street Luge and Downhill riders. Track officials and professional athletes will be on hand to ensure all participants have the proper equipment and abilities.

Participants:
Each rider should be experienced. Riders are required to bring their own helmet, elbo pads, knee pads and proper footware
All participants must sign a registration form and waiver on site.
$10 hill fee to be paid at registration.

Date Time Location:
June 23rd
10am – 4pm
789 Derby Downs Dr
Akron, OH 44306

Sept 22 23: RUBBER CITY GRAVITY GAMES

Sept 22 23: RUBBER CITY GRAVITY GAMES

The top Street Luge, Downhill Skateboard and Slalom Skateboard racers in the world will converge in Akron Ohio this Septmber 22 and 23rd!

The Rubber City Gravity Games will be a two-day professional event, sanctioned by the IGSA, where over 100 of the top racers in the world will travel to Akron Ohio to compete for a NorAm Series Championship and their chance to acquire World Cup points that will rank them internationally. Over 100 athletes are expected to attend the race being held around the derby facilities.

For more information visit the Rubber City Gravity Games section

October 13: Open Track Day

October 13: Open Track Day

Open Track Days are just what they say. These will be days where the derby hill is opened up just for all experienced Street Luge and Downhill riders. Track officials and professional athletes will be on hand to ensure all participants have the proper equipment and abilities.

Participants:
Each rider should be experienced. Riders are required to bring their own helmet, elbo pads, knee pads and proper footware
All participants must sign a registration form and waiver on site.
$10 hill fee to be paid at registration.

Date Time Location:
June 23rd
10am – 4pm
789 Derby Downs Dr
Akron, OH 44306