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Maryhill Festival of Speed
 
Maryhill Festival of Speed
Goldendale, Washington, USA
Late August
Description
Volcanic Promotions is pleased to announce, the second annual “Maryhill Festival of Speed”. The unique, five day, multi-discipline, gravity sports festival will once again be hosted by The City of Goldendale, WA. It will take place on August 27-31, 2008. The event will be sanctioned by the International Gravity Sports Association (IGSA). Following the success of the first annual event the IGSA has granted Volcanic Promotion and the Maryhill “Festival of Speed” the 2008 IGSA World Championships. This years event will be filmed for the nationally televised show NBC’s Jeep “World of Adventure Sports The event will be headlined by Downhill Skateboarding and Street Luge competition. 175 of the top international gravity sports athletes from around the globe are expected to be taking part in the unique event that is being contested on the Historic Maryhill Loops Road in Goldendale, WA. USA The Historic Maryhill Loops Road is known as one of the premier venues for gravity racing in North America because of the challenging hairpin corners, high speeds and perfect pavement. In addition to Downhill Skateboarding and Streetluge, top athletes will compete in Classic Luge, Downhill Inline Skating, Inline Board and Gravity Bike classes. The “Maryhill Festival of Speed”, IGSA World Championships will be much more than just a race. Competitors will spend five days in a festival type of atmosphere with an athlete tent, athlete parties, live entertainment, campground and three days of free riding in addition to the World Championship event.
Performers
175 Professional Athletes from around the world
Venue
Maryhill Loops Road
Directions
From Portland Take I-84 East towards The Dalles for approximately 100 miles Take Exit 104 turn left on US 97 and drive North to WA-14 Go East on WA-14 for about 1.2 miles Turn left on Maryhill Loops Road and follow for about ½ mile to the Event Site. From Seattle Take I-90 toward Bellevue/ Spokane for approximately 110 miles Merge onto I-82 E via EXIT 110 toward YAKIMA and travel for 50 miles Merge onto WA-22 E via EXIT 50 toward TOPPENISH/BUENA. WA-22 E becomes US-97 here. Follow US-97 for about 62 miles to WA-14 Turn Left on WA-14 Turn left on Maryhill Loops Road and follow to the Event Site
Times
8:00am - 6:00pm
Admission & Parking
Admission - Free Parking - $2.00
Website
http://www.maryhillfestivalofspeed.com
Infophone
253-8537347
Email
john@maryhillfestivalofspeed.com
 


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