Steven Sanchez sets the one mile world record

25 Oct

The Broadway Bomb weekend kicked off Friday October 19th with the Blue Sky Mile Challenge. Organized by Blue Sky Longboards and Push Culture News, the bracketed tournament style race was fully sanctioned by the International Distance Skateboard Association. The race had several divisions allowing all ages to compete, the open division hosted some of the fastest skateboard push racers in the world. 

Steven crossing the finish line

Steven held his lead the final lap and blasted past the finish line.

Steven Sanchez of  Queens, New York set the new world record in the final round with a time of 3:35. The previous record was 3:46.1, held by Marc Juvinall of San Gabriel, California. The day started out with pouring rain and the 3 lap course was less than optimal but racers dealt with the adversity and prevailed. Click here for full race results.

Steven Sanchez

The day started out with pouring rain, but it cleared up as the race heated up. Bustin Boards team rider Steven Sanchez.

 Photos, courtesy of Kaspar Heinrici.

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