The BASIC PREMISE is that any rider should be able to put together a competitive board from skateboard shop supplies for about $200 US Dollars complete. A rider may spend more on a board if they wish, however, advancements, which require a higher investment to be competitive, will be banned.
Competitors are required to ride in the supine (lying on back) position with their feet forward.
1.Foam padding to the top.
2.Non-aerodynamic stiffeners to the bottom.
3.Skateboard-type grip rails underneath.
- LENGTH: One hundred twenty-five centimeters (125cm / 48") maximum.
- WIDTH: Three hundred five millimeters (305mm / 12") maximum.
- TRUCKS: The trucks must be lean steer activated. They must be commercially available* skateboard trucks. Rolling axles are allowed. They must not exceed three hundred five millimeters (305mm / 12") wide, as measured from the outside edge of the axles. The board must use exactly two (2) trucks. The axles cannot protrude past the edge of the wheel.
- BEARINGS: Standard 608 type skateboard bearings only. SKF 608 Bearing Specifications: Bore 8mm (0.3150"), OD Race 22mm (0.8661"), Width 7mm (0.2756")
- WHEELS: 70mm maximum skateboard wheels only. They must be commercially available*. The board must use exactly four (4) wheels.
- RIDE HEIGHT: A minimum ride height of eight centimeters (8cm / 3 1/8") is required. This is the lowest part of the board from the ground and includes rails, stiffeners, bolts, nuts, etc. It does not include the trucks or the truck mounting hardware.
- BRAKES: All braking must be accomplished using the riders' feet. No mechanical braking devices are allowed.
- NUMBER AREA: All riders are required to have their IGSA assigned Street Luge number located on their helmet or a bib. Helmet numbers must be placed on both sides and visible in the riding position. Bib numbers must be placed on both the front and back. Numbers must be a minimum of seven point six centimeters (7.6cm / 3") tall. The number area and number must be of contrasting colors and be highly visible from six meters away (6m / 20'). Some promoters may issues a bib or bib panel with a number other then your IGSA assigned number. In this case the event number supercedes your IGSA assigned number. (For number assignment see section XVIII. A)
*Commercially available means the product must have been distributed to at least 24 people outside the company.