SCOOTER RIDING BUILDS CONFIDENCE Confidence is an awesome thing and every single one of us has it, even if we don’t always show it or feel it. It is developed from a very young age and we continue to develop confidence throughout our lives. From being a kid to adulthood, your confidence and character is being developed by all the things you do in-between. INSPIRING A GENERATION: MINI-MAX This is a story about a young scooter rider who overcame his fears and became a champion within himself. On the 2nd and 3rd [...]
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WORLD SCOOTER CHAMPIONSHIPS MOVED TO 2022 The newly formed International Scooter Federation (ISF), which transitioned from the ISA on the 5th August 2021 has been working relentlessly behind the scenes to help support the riders and sport. Faced with significant challenges caused by Covid, the ISF has successfully hosted the European Scooter Championships at Urban Street Zone, Denmark, and the North American Scooter Championships are happening on the 30th / 31st October at Premises Park, USA. All within the federations first 3 months. This would not have been possible without the support and involvement of many riders, individuals, organizations [...]
Australiasian Scooter Championship Qualifier Cancelled It is with huge disappointment that we have to announce the fact that our Australasian Qualifier at Volo Park (16/17th Oct) will not be able to take place due to Covid restrictions in Australia. As a worldwide scooter community we wish for all to stay safe and regulations must be complied with to ensure that we sooner rather than later will be able to all scoot together again. The International Scooter Federation will continue to do everything possible to support scooter riding in Australasia and we have big plans for the future. Should travel restrictions [...]
SCOOTER CHAMPIONSHIP STARTS - 2ND AND 3RD OCTOBER, 2021 What we’ve built and what’s ahead. When we established the International Scooter Association 10 years ago, we could only dream of the incredible growth that has made this supreme sport so special and what it is today. Since the beginning, we’ve been focusing on making ISF the Global Governing Body where all riders and partners build a world community representing and regulating the scooter sport for scooter riders only, as well as ensuring recognition of the sport in its own right. We proudly present our first event as the International [...]
Charlotte Worthington: Scooter Rider to BMX Olympic Gold Medallist If anyone needed proof that scooter riding provides solid foundations for young athletes to enter sport and progress onto big things, well, here is another prime example. Not only has scooter riding played a major part in the astonishing career of action sports superstar, Ryan Williams, a 3 times X-Games BMX World Champion. We now witness the incredible achievement of former scooter rider, Charlotte Worthington, an Olympic gold medallist in BMX. From Riding a Scooter and Developing Skills In her teens, Charlotte Worthington was a keen [...]
Olympic Games Continues To Support Youth and Urban Sports Even though the number of sports at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games has been reduced from 339 to 329 sports, the youth and urban sport concept have been expanded. Skateboarding, Breaking, Surfing and Climbing have all been confirmed. This is welcoming news for action sports and the scooter industry. IOC Olympic Games - Events and youth-focused approach In the post-COVID-19 world, the overall number of events will be reduced from 339 to 329 compared to Tokyo 2020. Only four sports proposed by the Paris 2024 Organising Committee [...]