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by Rob Ashby
Tue Sep 25, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: England
Topic: Hogtoberfest 2018, Hog Hill 13/14th October 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 1290

Hogtoberfest 2018, Hog Hill 13/14th October 2018

The last race of the UK calendar for the year takes place at the annual Hogtoberfest event at Hog Hill, Essex just outside London. We have the track for half day on Saturday 13th (12pm - 5.30pm) and all day on Sunday (9am - 5.00pm.) The the race is BASIC status. There is a dual Hybrid race on Saturd...
by Rob Ashby
Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: England
Topic: The Crackling 2018 - Year X
Replies: 0
Views: 626

The Crackling 2018 - Year X

Fast and furious racing under sunny skies at Hog Hill last weekend. This year marks the UKSSA's 10th anniversary holding races at this prime UK venue. Here are the results. Hybrid Slalom A Group 1. Louis Selby 2. Olle Bauer (SWE) 3. Mmedo Duffort 4. Sam Gordon 5. Chris Charalambous 6. Anton Sundling...
by Rob Ashby
Sun Feb 12, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: 2017 Contest Calendar
Topic: 2017- Announce your events here
Replies: 63
Views: 24669

Re: 2017- Announce your events here

Can the dates for the Summer Swine Stomp at Hog Hill, London be corrected on the Contest Calendar please. It should be 22nd - 23rd July not 14th as currently stated. Thanks.
by Rob Ashby
Wed Jan 11, 2017 2:13 pm
Forum: England
Topic: Dates for Hog Hill Events 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 1096

Dates for Hog Hill Events 2017

Dates for Hog Hill this year are:

The Crackling - 20th - 21st May

22nd - 23rd July - Summer Swine Stomp

14th - 15th Oct - Hogtoberfest

All are likely to be Basic Status.
by Rob Ashby
Sun Jan 08, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: 2017 Contest Calendar
Topic: 2017- Announce your events here
Replies: 63
Views: 24669

Re: 2017- Announce your events here

Dates for the UK at Hog Hill are:

The Crackling - 20th - 21st May

22nd - 23rd July - Summer Swine Stomp

14th - 15th Oct - Hogtoberfest
by Rob Ashby
Sat May 09, 2015 1:06 pm
Forum: England
Topic: The Crackling, Hog Hill - 23rd/24th May 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 2049

The Crackling, Hog Hill - 23rd/24th May 2015

The first Hog Hill Slalom event of 2015 gets underway with “The Crackling” which features downhill Hybrid and GS racing. There will also be Downhill Racing, Luge, Freeriding, Slide events and clinics running throughout the weekend hosted and run by DAS Industries and London Longboards. This year als...
by Rob Ashby
Wed Sep 11, 2013 1:12 pm
Forum: 2014 Contest Calendar
Topic: Thread to discuss Dates, Status voting etc. for 2014
Replies: 27
Views: 13317

Re: Thread to discuss Dates, Status voting etc. for 2014

I may be looking at another Brands Hatch event next year too - piggy backing onto the UK Drifting Championshis as before. Depending on dates and if we can get two days confirmed this could be a Main Event - The British Grand Prix or similar. However I won't know more until December time. Just someth...
by Rob Ashby
Wed Jul 31, 2013 2:37 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2013] European Slalom Championships, London [Major]
Replies: 27
Views: 45811

Re: European Slalom Championships, London 2013 [Major]

***EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS - IMPORTANT RIDER INFORMATION*** PLEASE READ Courses will be set by one home and two visiting racers on Thursday before the racing and Finished on Friday morning as necessary. The courses once set WILL NOT be open for skating before the race days. We have access to the cir...
by Rob Ashby
Mon Jul 29, 2013 4:07 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2013] European Slalom Championships, London [Major]
Replies: 27
Views: 45811

Re: European Slalom Championships, London 2013 [Major]

Hi Mika, I presume you are referring to the apparent “late” entry for Joe? I had been in contact with both Richy and Maria from early on in the Euros planning stages, I was asked on the last day of sign up if there was still room for another entrant I said that there was. I said that I needed confir...
by Rob Ashby
Fri Jul 19, 2013 4:21 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2013] European Slalom Championships, London [Major]
Replies: 27
Views: 45811

Re: European Slalom Championships, London 2013 [Major]

Mika, are you referring to a separate tight course for the Pro's?
by Rob Ashby
Sat Jul 06, 2013 1:01 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2013] European Slalom Championships, London [Major]
Replies: 27
Views: 45811

Re: European Slalom Championships, London 2013 [Major]

The UKSSA can today announce that there will be a total prize pot of €2000 for the Pro’s at the European Championships.
by Rob Ashby
Wed Jul 03, 2013 1:55 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2013] European Slalom Championships, London [Major]
Replies: 27
Views: 45811

Re: European Slalom Championships, London 2013 [Major]

http://i42.tinypic.com/fdy51d.jpg European Slalom Skateboarding Championships Hog Hill, London 2nd – 4th August 2013 CONFIRMED RIDER LIST IF YOU ARE IN THE WRONG CLASS PLEASE TELL US NOW! WE WILL NOT MAKE ANY CHANGES ON RACE DAY. PRO Pavel Holec - Czech Republic Petr Janousek - Czech Republic Josef...
by Rob Ashby
Mon Jul 01, 2013 8:20 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2013] European Slalom Championships, London [Major]
Replies: 27
Views: 45811

Re: European Slalom Championships, London 2013 [Major]

Registration for the Euro’s is now closed. The deadline for all entry payments is midnight tomorrow, 2nd July. Your registration is not confirmed until you have paid your entry fee. ANY RACER WHO HAS NOT PAID THEIR ENTRY FEE BY THE DEADLINE WILL BE REMOVED FROM THE RIDER LIST! The following riders ...
by Rob Ashby
Fri Jun 28, 2013 8:57 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2013] European Slalom Championships, London [Major]
Replies: 27
Views: 45811

Re: European Slalom Championships, London 2013 [Major]

Please note due to the administrator taking a short break the Euro’s website will not be updated over the weekend however I will be monitoring the PayPal account for any payments and try to send acknowledgements.
by Rob Ashby
Wed Jun 26, 2013 12:04 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2013] European Slalom Championships, London [Major]
Replies: 27
Views: 45811

Re: European Slalom Championships, London 2013 [Major]

European Championships – What you need to know. Courses will be set by one Home and two Visiting racers on Thursday before the racing. Once set the courses WILL NOT be open for skating before the race days. We have access to the circuit for course setting only on Thursday 1st August; the track will...
by Rob Ashby
Thu Jun 20, 2013 11:07 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2013] European Slalom Championships, London [Major]
Replies: 27
Views: 45811

Re: European Slalom Championships, London 2013 [Major]

10 Day Warning! There are now only 10 days remaining until sign up for the European Championships closes on 30th June. We now have 85 riders signed up but still only 33 have paid! YOU ARE NOT FULLY REGISTERED TO RACE UNTIL YOU HAVE PAID. THE FINAL DAY FOR ALL PAYMENTS IS 2ND JULY. IF YOU HAVE NOT P...
by Rob Ashby
Fri Jun 14, 2013 4:07 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2013] European Slalom Championships, London [Major]
Replies: 27
Views: 45811

Re: European Slalom Championships, London 2013 [Major]

PLEASE NOTE: Sign up for the European Championships will close on 30th June 2013. The racer limit is 100. So far we have 83 riders representing 13 countries signed up. However of these only 24 have paid! Remember that sign up closes on 30th June and there is a 100 rider limit. No further registrati...
by Rob Ashby
Mon Jun 03, 2013 11:42 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2013] European Slalom Championships, London [Major]
Replies: 27
Views: 45811

Re: European Slalom Championships, London 2013 [Major]

Timetable for European Championships (Times are approximate at this stage and therefore subject to change) Friday 2nd August 9.00 am - Registration/waiver signing/accreditation 9.30 am – Tight slalom practice begins – one run on each course only 10.30 am - Rider briefing & beginning of Tight qualif...
by Rob Ashby
Sun Jun 02, 2013 7:50 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2013] European Slalom Championships, London [Major]
Replies: 27
Views: 45811

Re: European Slalom Championships, London 2013 [Major]

Vasya, if you use the link on the website: http://euro2013.co.uk/ it takes you to the PayPal site.
The correct PayPal address for the UKSSA is: ukssa01@gmail.com
by Rob Ashby
Wed May 22, 2013 2:04 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2013] Mallorca Slalom Grand Prix - May 18/19 [Main]
Replies: 20
Views: 15854

Re: Mallorca Slalom Grand Prix - May 18/19 [Main]

Any results up anywhere - this was a MAIN status race wasn't it?
It would be nice to see who won what - I see riders posting pictures of their trophies on Facebook but don't know who came where in what?

Many thanks
by Rob Ashby
Fri Jan 04, 2013 12:45 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Japan Slalom Skateboard
Replies: 2
Views: 1744

Re: Japan Slalom Skateboard

.....or get in touch with Louis Selby as he was out there recently and hooked up with a load of guys to skate with.
by Rob Ashby
Mon Dec 31, 2012 1:47 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 292168

Re: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic

Wishing all racers, organisers and the 2013 BOD a Peaceful and Prosperous New Skating Year.
Have a good one y'all.
by Rob Ashby
Tue Dec 04, 2012 11:09 pm
Forum: 2013 Contest Calendar
Topic: Thread to discuss Dates, Status voting etc. for 2013
Replies: 102
Views: 46757

Re: Announce ISSA slalom race for the 2013 season here:

Yes, Sam is quite right. My apologies for the confusion with the dates.

I can confirm once again that the event will run from Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th August.

edit by Calendar Supervisor on 6.December 2012
Date changed in the 2013 ISSA Calendar
by Rob Ashby
Fri Nov 30, 2012 8:06 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: 2013 Monthly Site Sponsor Schedule
Replies: 24
Views: 10114

Re: 2013 Site Sponsor Schedule

Was everything OK with my payment for August JBH? Its just that my name does not appear on ze list?
by Rob Ashby
Mon Nov 05, 2012 2:48 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: 2013 Monthly Site Sponsor Schedule
Replies: 24
Views: 10114

Re: 2013 Site Sponsor Schedule

I paid last night JBH.

I'll poke Sam too as he normally likes to sponsor a month.

Cheers
by Rob Ashby
Mon Nov 05, 2012 2:38 am
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: 2013 Monthly Site Sponsor Schedule
Replies: 24
Views: 10114

Re: 2013 Site Sponsor Schedule

I'll take August please - Rob Ashby/UKSSA

Muchos Gracias
by Rob Ashby
Sun Oct 28, 2012 7:36 pm
Forum: 2013 Contest Calendar
Topic: Thread to discuss Dates, Status voting etc. for 2013
Replies: 102
Views: 46757

Re: Plans for 2013 - Europe

In the UK we have the following dates booked at Hog Hill track:

18th-19th May - Hybrid/GS

3rd-5th August (possible Major event?) - Tight/Hybrid/GS?

Other dates for Cyclopark and Brands Hatch will follow shortly as will further details and information on the race formats.
by Rob Ashby
Sun Aug 12, 2012 7:17 pm
Forum: ISSA
Topic: Ideas, after Stuttgart, for future races
Replies: 30
Views: 14426

Re: Ideas, after Stuttgart, for future races

Oh and it goes without saying that results should be published promptly for ALL races not just Major and Main Events. We have a UKSSA Twitter feed where UK results are put up straight after the days racing.
by Rob Ashby
Sun Aug 12, 2012 5:08 pm
Forum: ISSA
Topic: Ideas, after Stuttgart, for future races
Replies: 30
Views: 14426

Re: Ideas, after Stuttgart, for future races

Just a few comments from me as both organiser and racer.... Racer Entries – At this year’s Worlds the field of racers was almost unprecedented. Should we perhaps consider limiting entries to future Worlds by ISSA ranking? Maybe limiting the entries to the top 3 - 5 riders from each country, OK we wo...
by Rob Ashby
Wed Jul 25, 2012 12:10 pm
Forum: 2012 World Championships - Stuttgart, Germany
Topic: Worlds 2012 in Stuttgart, July 27-29
Replies: 196
Views: 116808

Re: Worlds 2012 in Stuttgart, July 27-29

Robert,

I tend to write race reports for the UKSSA website on my return from races. I may be able to assist with a few lines for daily Worlds updates for the front page? We can maybe discuss this tomorrow. My fight leaves Heathrow at 08.10am so I will arrive in Stuttgart mid-morning.
by Rob Ashby
Sat Jul 14, 2012 5:49 pm
Forum: 2013 Contest Calendar
Topic: Thread to discuss Dates, Status voting etc. for 2013
Replies: 102
Views: 46757

Plans for 2013 - Europe

We may be in a position to organise and host a big event in the UK in 2013. As soon as we have made any decisions we will inform you.
by Rob Ashby
Thu Jul 12, 2012 5:04 pm
Forum: 2012 World Championships - Stuttgart, Germany
Topic: Worlds 2012 in Stuttgart, July 27-29
Replies: 196
Views: 116808

Re: Worlds 2012 in Stuttgart, July 27-29

Hi Robert,

The ramps are looking good.

Thank you for posting up the information, it makes things so much easier to have the information in advance. I will arrive late morning on Thursday 26th and am staying at the Inter Hostel.
Really looking forward to it.
by Rob Ashby
Wed Jun 20, 2012 2:25 pm
Forum: 2012 World Championships - Stuttgart, Germany
Topic: Worlds 2012 in Stuttgart, July 27-29
Replies: 196
Views: 116808

Re: Worlds 2012 in Stuttgart, July 27-29

Thanks for all you are doing Robert. Happy to help with anything during the racing. Even for the smallest of races here in England we struggle with getting payments in before the race - too many people are keen to sign-up then they sit back and watch what the weather will be like, they then turn up ...
by Rob Ashby
Sat Jun 16, 2012 2:26 pm
Forum: 2012 World Championships - Stuttgart, Germany
Topic: Worlds 2012 in Stuttgart, July 27-29
Replies: 196
Views: 116808

Re: Worlds 2012 in Stuttgart, July 27-29

Robert, please ignore my previous e-mail. I phoned the Inter Hostel and booked my room.

Look forward to seeing you next month.

Rob
by Rob Ashby
Fri Jun 15, 2012 11:37 am
Forum: 2012 World Championships - Stuttgart, Germany
Topic: Worlds 2012 in Stuttgart, July 27-29
Replies: 196
Views: 116808

Re: Worlds 2012 in Stuttgart, July 27-29

Hi Robert,

All paid and registered.

Could you let me know if there is accommodation left in the hostels. If possible I would like a single room at the Inter Hostel.

Thank you.

Rob
by Rob Ashby
Wed May 23, 2012 9:11 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2012] The RUSH: 8 July - Brands Hatch [Cancelled]
Replies: 3
Views: 1958

Re: The RUSH 2012: Sunday 8th July - Brands Hatch Race Circu

This has been a week of bad news for me personally and now I am afraid I have some bad news to pass on to all of you. Due to a mix up with the track booking Motor Sports Vision (MSV), who run Brands Hatch, have already let out the GP loop on 8th July unbeknown to the event organiser that was letting...
by Rob Ashby
Wed May 23, 2012 1:26 pm
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: 2010 ISSA Slalom Skateboarding Rules Booklet
Replies: 10
Views: 5396

Re: 2010 ISSA Slalom Skateboarding Rules Booklet

It would be appreciated if something could be done with the orientation of the booklet so it is less of a nightmare to print out? Thanks
by Rob Ashby
Tue May 22, 2012 3:27 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2012] Paris Slalom World Cup - Trocadéro 26,27 May [Prime]
Replies: 73
Views: 26266

Re: Paris Slalom 2012 - Trocadero, 26,27 May 2012 [Prime]

Concerned by Flavio's news that Jeroen has broken his pulse now - I thought it was just his wrist?
Has he had a pump fitted to keep his circulation going?

Enjoy Paris everyone - sorry I can't join you this time around.
by Rob Ashby
Tue May 22, 2012 1:29 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2012]Hog Hill 'Open Season' 19/20 May - Slalom & Freeride
Replies: 2
Views: 2278

Re: Hog Hill 'Open Season' 19/20th May 2012 - Slalom & Freer

http://i45.tinypic.com/mwv1c7.jpg Hog Hill Open Season, 19/20 May 2012 Results To speed up proceedings in case of bad weather and allow the possibility of more races for the lower bracket we made the cut for the A Group the Top 8 in qualifying and cut for the B Group would be 24 instead of the usua...
by Rob Ashby
Thu Apr 19, 2012 1:53 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: Slalom boards on ebay
Replies: 19
Views: 7650

Re: Slalom boards on ebay

I was watching your Turners Tom - alas al I could afford to do. I spoke to Tom Sims via Facebook who confirmed the details behind the Sims Racing Turners he signed if you recall. Funilly enough another one has just surfaced on e-bay this week!
by Rob Ashby
Tue Mar 20, 2012 12:22 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: HBD JANI!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 1553

Re: HBD JANI!!!

Wishing you a very Happy Birthday Jani. I hope you have a very special day.

I'll be joining you at the bar in the "Slalom @ 50 Club" soon. :o)

Best wishes

Rob
by Rob Ashby
Thu Mar 01, 2012 3:06 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2012] Paris Slalom World Cup - Trocadéro 26,27 May [Prime]
Replies: 73
Views: 26266

Re: Paris Slalom 2012 - Trocadero, 26,27 May 2012

I will be 50 in October, can I win something in Paris too? :o)
by Rob Ashby
Tue Feb 28, 2012 12:02 pm
Forum: Pavel
Topic: Weight Pirnack
Replies: 3
Views: 1846

Re: Weight Pirnack

....and stickers Donald - the right stickers help make a board go faster too as well as a nice Pavel Racing T-shirt of course! :o)
by Rob Ashby
Mon Feb 27, 2012 5:19 pm
Forum: 2013 World Championships - Houston Texas, USA
Topic: 2013 World Championships.
Replies: 7
Views: 4471

Re: 2013 World Championships.

Force of habit...I'm looking for the "like" button Eddy!
by Rob Ashby
Tue Feb 21, 2012 3:26 pm
Forum: England
Topic: SkAte2: Pump+Grind
Replies: 9
Views: 5170

Re: SkAte2: Pump+Grind

I'm looking for the "like" button JBH! :o)
by Rob Ashby
Tue Feb 14, 2012 2:48 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2012] Amsterdam Slalom Series 12-13 May [Main]
Replies: 42
Views: 20426

Re: Amsterdam Slalom Series 5-6 May 2012

Flavio, if you move your race you then risk holding it the same weekend as one of our Hog Hill events - 19th/20th May.

Sometimes dates clash and there is nothing that can be done about it. This year in the UK for example three events that we normally hold races at are on the same weekend!
by Rob Ashby
Mon Jan 30, 2012 3:06 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2012] Amsterdam Slalom Series 12-13 May [Main]
Replies: 42
Views: 20426

Re: Amsterdam Slalom Series 5-6 May 2012

From our perspective having spoken to a number of UK riders recently more of our racers would want to come Amsterdam than travel that bit further to Milan.
Those on a limited travelling budget can get the ferry to Holland from Harwick to the Hoek.
by Rob Ashby
Tue Jan 17, 2012 3:01 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: A problem with image and perception.
Replies: 40
Views: 16510

Re: A problem with image and perception.

....and Martin still helps out at races!
Rumour has it that we may even see him back on a board this year?
by Rob Ashby
Thu Dec 15, 2011 12:09 am
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: 2012 Site Sponsor Schedule
Replies: 23
Views: 8492

Re: 2012 Site Sponsor Schedule

You should have my payment now sir, I made it in USD rather than Euro's - didn't want it to bounce! (and it was cheaper Mr Scrooge, Ed's voice)

I'll give Sam a prod too, I'm not sure what month he wants - is there a "Librarian Month"? :o)

Adios
by Rob Ashby
Wed Dec 14, 2011 3:13 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: 2012 Site Sponsor Schedule
Replies: 23
Views: 8492

Re: 2012 Site Sponsor Schedule

As requested earlier by e-mail, can you put me down for October please Jonathan.

Hope the elbow heals soon.

Cheers