Akron – September 2012 – Gravity Games

Akron was the host for a ‘Gravity Games‘, taking place in and around the grounds of the famous Akron Soap Box Derby Hill where a 3/4 of a mile road course was setup coming down city streets onto the access road to Fulton Airport.

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A huge start ramp was set up at the top of the course to launch the riders, dropping them onto Washington Boulevard before turning left towards Derby Downs.

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There were 5 different categories of races; Open Downhill Skateboarding, Women’s Downhill Skateboarding, Junior I Downhill Skateboarding (8-13 years), Junior II downhill Skateboarding (14-17 years), Street Luge and Classic Luge.

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