24 Hour Ultra Skate is a skateboard endurance event to answer the simple question, “How far can one go on a skateboard?” The 24-hour Ultra Skate was a concept brought to skateboard riding in 2006, by James Peters – creator of Paved Wave, the soul of distance skateboarding. In Seattle Washington. James was at the forefront of the skateboarding-as-transportation scene and created the Ultraskate as an extension of his passion. What started as a low-key event in a park, James set the initial 24-hour record distance records by himself and has now turned it into an international event with multiple races across the globe. All of the 24-hour events follow the same rules and share unified records and world rankings. The 24-hour Ultra Skate at Homestead-Miami Speedway is home to the United States’ 24-hour event, held annually for all to come and test their physical and mental strength.