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Longboarders race at high speeds down Knox Mountain – Okanagan
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Longboarders race at high speeds down Knox Mountain – Okanagan

Knox Mountain was popular with hikers and longboarders this weekend. The latter raced down the hill in an attempt to compete at the world championships. It was a day full of high speeds, a few crashes, and tight corners. The Knox Mountain Downhill event marked the return of longboarding to Kelowna after a pandemic paise.“The longboarding community, it’s a strong community here in the Okanagan and in B.C. particularly. We have history skating in Kelowna. We used to have a race here a few years ago called the Skylands Downhill,” said organizer David Befus. Read more: Longboard race in Kelowna, B.C. this weekend will see speeds in excess of 80 km/h, says organizer The two-day event saw racers from around the province, such as 14-year veteran Dane Hanna, travell...