Okemo to host Silverheels CupSeptember 11,2013Okemo to host Silverheels Cup
Okemo Mountain Resort will host a downhill skateboarding, streetluge and drift trike race, for the first time ever, Saturday and Sunday.
The competition, named the “Silverheels Cup” consists of a three-mile race from the summit down Mountain Road. Competitors are expected to race in excess of 50 mph through twists and turns. According to the resort’s website, some of the fastest downhill skateboarders in the world will be racing for the top spot on the podium.
Full face helmet and leathers are required.
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