The South African Gravity Racing Association is an organization that aims to promote all gravity racing disciplines as classified by the International Downhill Federation (IDF) , and to provide opportunities to all South Africans to participate in Gravity Sports. It aims to encourage qualities of good sportsmanship and courage and to foster friendship between gravity racers in South Africa and around the world, whatever their backgrounds.
It is SAGRA’s current mission to organize a South African Race Series, with races around the country, so that growing numbers of local riders can participate and gain ranking points with both the IDF and SAGRA, and sponsors can receive regular media exposure. Part of the mission includes making it possible for SA riders to take part in the World Cup Series.
SAGRA is an organisation by skaters for skaters.
What are your thoughts? In a post earlier this year, we made some promises regarding restructuring within SAGRA (http://sagra.co.za/blogs/news/84266756-sagra-in-2016). There’s been various under the hood changes since, focused on what SAGRA’s role is within the Race Series. As a start SAGRA has handed the events back to organisers. Event organisers can leverage SAGRA’s experience, resources and contacts, ensuring the highest safety standards. We are certain these changes will make it more appealing for organisers to host SAGRA Race Series events in the future. As hinted previously, we are planning to publish a bi-monthly poll. This initiative enables your input to shape SAGRA. Voting on the poll will be open to all 2015 entrants (for now). For our first poll, we...