The Signal Hill Speed Run- The First Downhill Skateboarding Contest


After watching the documentary on Red Bull TV, The Signal Hill Speed Run might be the most craziest skateboard contest ever created back then in the 70’s which claimed a lot of skin and broken bones. But this innovative skateboarding festivity became the catalyst of the currently state of downhill skateboarding and luge racing.

A documentary that features the first downhill skateboarding race, The Signal Hill Speed Run is an event organized to set the Guinness Book of World Record’s fastest skateboarder in a death defying display of courage to conquer the steep hill in Signal Hills, California.

The Signal Hill Speed Run was a festival of innovation, speed, and danger. Watch the full documentary on