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by Dan Parrish
Tue Sep 25, 2018 5:10 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Slalom Lives in Massachusetts
Replies: 0
Views: 358

Slalom Lives in Massachusetts

Sunday, Sunday... Sunday! Barbecue / Skateboard Race 2018 September 30th. Usual time, Usual place If you are an unusual person, you are (probably) welcome to attend …. just ask. You don't quit skating because you get old… You get old because you quit skating. -Jay Adams
by Dan Parrish
Mon Sep 11, 2017 4:17 am
Forum: New England
Topic: 10th Annual ! September 17th !
Replies: 0
Views: 1103

10th Annual ! September 17th !

Same thing this year… only BETTER! September 17 2017: In, around, in front of, and behind my place. Hybrid course starting around 10:00 (am), followed by barbecue lunch, and GS race -in order to be determined by the participants. COME FOR THE GLORY!!! ( or just for some burgers and a beer) Non - re...
by Dan Parrish
Thu Oct 27, 2016 5:25 am
Forum: New England
Topic: BARBECUE/SKATEBOARD RACE - WESTERN MASS
Replies: 2
Views: 2566

Re: BARBECUE/SKATEBOARD RACE - WESTERN MASS

So, sport fans… THE RESULTS ARE IN! It was a crisp, clear fall day in western Massachusetts that found our merry band gathered to ride and race our wheeled platforms around obstacles and down the hill. The tight slalom race race came first, artfully laid out by Glenn. Initially, few were able to mak...
by Dan Parrish
Fri Sep 23, 2016 4:56 am
Forum: 2016 Contest Calendar
Topic: 2016 - Announce your events here
Replies: 40
Views: 22050

Re: 2016 - Announce your events here

9th annual ..

BARBACUE/SKATEBOARD RACE
October 16th, 2016
Ashton Lane, South Hadley, Massachusetts

Hybrid, Tight, lunch and then Giant Slalom
A "Basic" race on skateboards down a hill

Location: S.Hadley, Mass
Posts: 125
by Dan Parrish
Fri Sep 23, 2016 4:48 am
Forum: New England
Topic: BARBECUE/SKATEBOARD RACE - WESTERN MASS
Replies: 2
Views: 2566

BARBECUE/SKATEBOARD RACE - WESTERN MASS

Yup, doing it again this year! BARBACUE/SKATEBOARD RACE October 16th, 2016 Ashton Lane, South Hadley, Massachusetts Running the event the same as the last 8yrs, only this one will be even better! Barbecue lunch at my place to rest and recoup between races. Feel free to bring donations for the feast ...
by Dan Parrish
Sun May 22, 2016 10:23 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Carnage on 4 Wheels
Replies: 0
Views: 815

Carnage on 4 Wheels

OK, so it's not really skateboarding related, but If anyone reading this forum is interested, I will be on network tV My neighbor, the one who helped me make the race timer, and I are on this season's series: BATTLEBOTS on ABC TV . Our robot is called BLACK ICE . It was designed as a double ended sn...
by Dan Parrish
Sun Oct 11, 2015 5:33 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Barbecue/Skateboard Race -2015, Oct 3
Replies: 5
Views: 2153

Re: Barbecue/Skateboard Race -2015, Oct 3

Well race fans, the wait is over! We finally got the results back from the timing consultants in Geneva and the international body at the Hague has completed the arbitration and certification processes. We are now free to publicize the final results to the renowned Barbecue/Skateboard Race of Weste...
by Dan Parrish
Fri Oct 02, 2015 10:35 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Barbecue/Skateboard Race -2015, Oct 3
Replies: 5
Views: 2153

Re: Barbecue/Skateboard Race -2015, Oct 3

LOOKS LIKE RAIN IS HEADED OUR WAY FOR SATURDAY!
RESCHEDULED TO SUNDAY - OCT 4TH



Mig that's a long trip for a small event - just say'n. Honored though, love to see you!
Let me know... we could put you up
by Dan Parrish
Fri Sep 04, 2015 2:54 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Barbecue/Skateboard Race -2015, Oct 3
Replies: 5
Views: 2153

Barbecue/Skateboard Race -2015, Oct 3

Well, it’s been a bit lean on the slalom skateboarding scene in New England this year. Situations change, things happen, but friendships remain. Let’s see if we can reunite for : THE 8th ANNUAL BARBEQUE/SKATEBOARD RACE Ashton Lane, South Hadley, MA. October 3rd, 10am Rain Date: Sunday the 4th If you...
by Dan Parrish
Fri Sep 04, 2015 2:47 am
Forum: 2015 Contest Calendar
Topic: 2015 - Announce your events here
Replies: 42
Views: 25457

Re: 2015 - Announce your events here

Announcing: THE 8th ANNUAL BARBEQUE/SKATEBOARD RACE Ashton Lane, South Hadley, MA. October 3rd, 10am (Rain Date: Sunday the 4th) A Very Basic Race. Events: Hybrid GS SuperG Kids/B-start? (if warranted) Barbecue Lunch! Bring something to grill or just come and mooch. Kids and other innocent bystander...
by Dan Parrish
Mon Sep 15, 2014 7:49 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Antrim Can / Am 2014, Sept 13-14
Replies: 5
Views: 2539

Re: Antrim Can / Am 2014, Sept 13-14

Dave (and the Kirkpatrick clan), Thank you so much for pulling the Antrim race back together this year. I everyone had a great time hanging out together and riding skateboards. The weather was perfect for skating and the races all seemed to be much closer and more competitive this year. I know we al...
by Dan Parrish
Tue Aug 26, 2014 2:32 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Barbecue/Skateboard race, S.Hadley, MA - Aug 17
Replies: 6
Views: 2275

Re: Barbecue/Skateboard race, S.Hadley, MA - Aug 17

Jani, Thanks for the offer. These were all the participants this year. The race has been kind of a private party, but guests are always welcome. It is purposely kept as a casual "low key" event due to it's location and lack of official town sanction. I'm sure the points and recognition will none the...
by Dan Parrish
Wed Aug 20, 2014 6:24 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Barbecue/Skateboard race, S.Hadley, MA - Aug 17
Replies: 6
Views: 2275

Re: Barbecue/Skateboard race, S.Hadley, MA - Aug 17

Thanks to everyone who showed and helped make it another great barbecue party with friends, and yeah , - a skateboard race. It was another hot day, at least it felt that way after taking multiple, multiple runs. Lots of skating was had by all! Varied skill groupings set up some rivalries: Glenn vs ...
by Dan Parrish
Mon Aug 11, 2014 7:48 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Barbecue/Skateboard race, S.Hadley, MA - Aug 17
Replies: 6
Views: 2275

Barbecue/Skateboard race, S.Hadley, MA - Aug 17

SEVENTH ANNUAL
SOUTH HADLEY BARBECUE & SKATEBOARD RACE

This sunday, August, 17th. Ashton Lane.
Skate, Eat, Skate, Drink.

Please let me know if you are coming so i know how much to buy. Also so I can get you on the email list next year.
by Dan Parrish
Fri Sep 06, 2013 1:35 am
Forum: New England
Topic: [2013] Race in Western Mass, Sept 7
Replies: 8
Views: 3190

Re: Race in Western Mass, Sept 7, 2013

Thank you for your continued interest in the Barbecue/Skateboard Race Now in its 6th year, the Barbecue/Skateboard race held on South Hadley's Ashton Lane, remains the premier venue for competitive slalom skateboard racing in all of The Pioneer Valley region. This year we expect to draw from two (2...
by Dan Parrish
Mon Aug 12, 2013 5:17 am
Forum: New England
Topic: [2013] Race in Western Mass, Sept 7
Replies: 8
Views: 3190

Re: Race in Western Mass, Sept 7, 2013

Glen, Terry, -glad you can make it!
by Dan Parrish
Wed Aug 07, 2013 7:19 am
Forum: New England
Topic: [2013] Race in Western Mass, Sept 7
Replies: 8
Views: 3190

[2013] Race in Western Mass, Sept 7

It's that time of year again, summer winding down, vacation time dwindling, looking for something memorable to to mark the summer of "aught-13" -- well, how about coming to THE 6th ANNUAL BARBEQUE/SKATEBOARD RACE South Hadley, MA. September 7th, 10am If you haven't attended yet here's the run down: ...
by Dan Parrish
Fri Sep 21, 2012 6:56 am
Forum: New England
Topic: 2012 Antrim Can / Am N. American Championship Sept 14-15-16-
Replies: 22
Views: 6999

Re: 2012 Antrim Can / Am N. American Championship Sept 14-15

Kudos to Dave who took the reins organizing the race this year. I think we can all agree that it was a successful weekend. I know that I had a blast. I'd like to see some pics! If you have any, please post 'em. Hope to see you all again next year. ps. Dave, Of course I won. It's a special feature pr...
by Dan Parrish
Fri Aug 24, 2012 6:08 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: [2012] 5th Annual - Barbecue / Skateboard Race! Aug 25
Replies: 9
Views: 3169

Re: 5th Annual - Barbecue / Skateboard Race!

Thanks to everyone who responded here, texting and email. We're still on for tomorrow ~11am. Ashton Lane in South Hadley. Looks like the regulars and a few new faces expected. ---Big enough for a party, small enough for the neighbors to tolerate! Last minute additions are still welcome! . . ps - The...
by Dan Parrish
Mon Jul 02, 2012 6:53 am
Forum: New England
Topic: [2012] 5th Annual - Barbecue / Skateboard Race! Aug 25
Replies: 9
Views: 3169

[2012] 5th Annual - Barbecue / Skateboard Race! Aug 25

Is it really the fifth? Yes, I counted them. This is the... FIFTH ANNUAL SOUTH HADLEY BARBECUE & SKATEBOARD RACE SATURDAY, AUGUST 25TH 11 AM start —— Sunday, Rain Date. A recap for any un-initiated out there: The race is run literally out of my driveway and down my street. The road is fairly steep a...
by Dan Parrish
Tue Jun 26, 2012 7:46 am
Forum: New England
Topic: New England 2012 Outlaw and Practice Info
Replies: 12
Views: 4318

Re: New England 2012 Outlaw and Practice Info

A great time! Nice to see Ben back skating after wasting all that time -- in college. Bailey looking like a contender! Josh looks to be building a Trackmate killer box. Skating with friends on a beautiful New England weekend, all is (momentarily) right in the world. Here's the phone vid I took of th...
by Dan Parrish
Tue Jan 24, 2012 6:30 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Antrim's Pastor Peggi Boyce dies of heart attack
Replies: 7
Views: 3929

Re: Antrim's Pastor Peggi Boyce dies of heart attack

I'm so sorry to hear about Pastor Peggi's passing. I always appreciated her warmth, interest and gracious spirit in opening the church to us and joining us strangers (and some of us are quite!) each year. As awkward as it was, I do feel blessed, to be blessed by someone who would -"Bless these board...
by Dan Parrish
Mon Aug 22, 2011 4:22 am
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 278383

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

Hey, Anyone got any info on the Worlds?
by Dan Parrish
Mon Jul 25, 2011 3:42 am
Forum: New England
Topic: [2011] Skate & Eat. S.Hadley Race - 7/23/11
Replies: 25
Views: 7390

Re: Skate & Eat. S.Hadley Race - 7/23/11

Optimized-DSCF2642-2.jpg The South Hadley Skate & Eat Results Thanks for a great day everyone! We had a good turnout considering the conditions. The weather always seems to be a challenge; either rain, too hot, or this year -- both. After a brief delay to let the road dry, we got started on the hyb...
by Dan Parrish
Sat Jul 23, 2011 1:08 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: [2011] Skate & Eat. S.Hadley Race - 7/23/11
Replies: 25
Views: 7390

Re: Skate & Eat. S.Hadley Race - 7/23/11

Ok, looks like we're still a go.
We, had a bit of rain this AM, but should be clear for the remainder of the day.
Expect some HOT racing today! See you soon.

---> Ashton Lane, S.Hadley, Ma
http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Ashton+La ... 41851&z=16
Dan
by Dan Parrish
Thu Jul 21, 2011 5:31 am
Forum: New England
Topic: [2011] Skate & Eat. S.Hadley Race - 7/23/11
Replies: 25
Views: 7390

Re: Skate & Eat. S.Hadley Race - 7/23/11

Dave, Glen, Dave, Terry, Oliver et al... Glad to see you can all make it. Looks like we should have a good day. I'll have plenty of fluids on hand if it gets hot. Maybe an after-race trip to a swimming hole will be in order? Anyway, everyone else, welcome and feel free to drag some friends along thi...
by Dan Parrish
Sat Jun 11, 2011 5:19 am
Forum: New England
Topic: [2011] NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series
Replies: 23
Views: 9508

Re: NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series 2011

The Race has been posted.

SOUTH HADLEY SKATE & EAT RACE
Saturday, July 23, 10:00 am

Moved it back a week so I could do it on a Saturday, leaving Sunday as a rain date.
Hope everyone can make it!
by Dan Parrish
Sat Jun 11, 2011 5:15 am
Forum: New England
Topic: [2011] Skate & Eat. S.Hadley Race - 7/23/11
Replies: 25
Views: 7390

[2011] Skate & Eat. S.Hadley Race - 7/23/11

Ok, let's have a race! How about: ( The 4th annual! ) SOUTH HADLEY SKATE & EAT RACE Saturday, July 23, 10:00 am - My house http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&tab=wl rain date -- Sunday Same format, First, a Hybrid course from about driveway level, followed by Barbecue lunch and Kids/Novice race then,...
by Dan Parrish
Thu Nov 04, 2010 4:29 am
Forum: New England
Topic: [2010] NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series
Replies: 26
Views: 9101

Hey, How'd it go on the 30th?
by Dan Parrish
Tue Jul 27, 2010 6:40 am
Forum: New England
Topic: [2010] Antrim Can/Am Slalom Championships Sept. 17-18-19
Replies: 34
Views: 22571

Will they come with NH themed beer cozies?


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by Dan Parrish
Thu Jul 22, 2010 5:54 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Farm X
Replies: 57
Views: 23917

Re: Killer Vid!

Tway,

That ramp rider rocks!

Dan

Much better than he was at my first farm!
by Dan Parrish
Wed Jul 14, 2010 6:20 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Notice of Race - South Hadley, MA 7/10/2010
Replies: 17
Views: 7808

Thanx guys! I had a great time too.
It was especially nice to see so many kids and few skaters participating.
I'll get the details and results up soon.

Till then, here's Lauren's video of the event:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OD4QRzXQPeQ
by Dan Parrish
Sat Jul 10, 2010 1:42 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Notice of Race - South Hadley, MA 7/10/2010
Replies: 17
Views: 7808

Rain date is in effect

Moved to SUNDAY, (always sunny day :o)
by Dan Parrish
Mon Jul 05, 2010 2:10 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Notice of Race - South Hadley, MA 7/10/2010
Replies: 17
Views: 7808

The Venue is coming together....


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pw4xbMJmN3I
by Dan Parrish
Fri Jul 02, 2010 1:32 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Notice of Race - South Hadley, MA 7/10/2010
Replies: 17
Views: 7808

Hmmm, A Smith grind might tap it out, no clearance for a board slide, not vert enough for an invert, -Ollie?
Yeah, Ollie would be the ticket. Damn, I need a kicktail on my hybrid deck!

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by Dan Parrish
Fri Jun 25, 2010 5:50 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Notice of Race - South Hadley, MA 7/10/2010
Replies: 17
Views: 7808

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Ramps in progress....

-Pictures to follow
by Dan Parrish
Fri Jun 25, 2010 5:45 am
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 278383

If anyone is in the area, I'm throwing a party at my house...


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Just started on the Ramps. One quarter pipe and three improvised banked plywood "features".
It should be fun!
by Dan Parrish
Wed Jun 02, 2010 7:48 am
Forum: New England
Topic: [2010] NESRA Notice of Race - Antrim, NH June 26
Replies: 24
Views: 9458

Ok, let's ROCK!

-Rick
Ahem,

I do hereby formally declare my intention, in this aforementioned venue, to-- Roll.

-Dan
by Dan Parrish
Thu May 20, 2010 6:46 am
Forum: New England
Topic: NESRA Burlington Bomb - Article, Photos, Video, Results
Replies: 16
Views: 6138

Rick Floyd wrote:Thanks everyone. Dr. D. your timer is the shizzle...not a hiccup on an 850 foot course!
Glad you liked the Shizzle. I almost left that feature out but did it just for kicks.
Let's wear the sucker out!
Looked like a great day. I woln't miss the next one!
by Dan Parrish
Mon May 17, 2010 7:13 am
Forum: New England
Topic: NESRA Burlington Bomb - Article, Photos, Video, Results
Replies: 16
Views: 6138

Looks like a great day!
The site, photos, write up was great. Thanks Rick.

-Plan for Super-G and Banked Slalom for my race. (TBA)
by Dan Parrish
Thu Apr 15, 2010 4:24 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: Wanted Older Comet Slalom Decks and Roe S cambers
Replies: 3
Views: 2378

TK, just saw this post.
Thanks for hooking me up back when I was starting. I haven't gotten any better, but I've had a hell of a lot of fun. Missed you at the races. If you're gonna ride again, I have a stiff GaryCross you can have.
by Dan Parrish
Wed Mar 31, 2010 5:03 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Intro from Boston
Replies: 25
Views: 9405

Dave thanx for taking the initiative on this. I'm willing to risk my status with the neighbors with another race/barbeque at my place.

I'll do my best to make the Preliminary Executive Exploritory Race Planning Commission Meeting....

Can't make the 11th
by Dan Parrish
Wed Jul 22, 2009 6:35 am
Forum: New England
Topic: NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 23325

Yup.

I think I freed up the weekend and I can make it up saturday to ride.
-(Do I "race"?)

Either way, the timer will be there.
by Dan Parrish
Thu Jul 09, 2009 2:18 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Antrim, NH Slalom Training on Sundays
Replies: 18
Views: 8081

WANT A TIMER? Send me your address and I'll ship it you. Having a timer will make your training sessions more "legitimate" and probably attract more of the old timers to race. Call it the start of a series and hype it up... I'd like to be in on the fun, but I'll be out for the next 2 - 3 weekends. S...
by Dan Parrish
Fri Jun 19, 2009 7:09 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Boston Slalom Jam June 20th ?!
Replies: 31
Views: 13191

It wouldn't rain the morning of skate race! ;)
by Dan Parrish
Tue Jun 16, 2009 1:41 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Super-G, Hybrid & Hamburger - Now on 6/14
Replies: 33
Views: 12719

Oh, the RESULTS: --- HYBRID --- Adam S 14.881 Rick F 16.070 Glen C 16.372 Terry W 18.710 Dan P 19.782 Dave K 22.081 Ryan 22.683 --- "Antrim Hybrid" --- Delaney 11.62 Abbie 12.60 Lindsey 15.21 Ryan 9.60 Rich 13.06 --- SUPER G --- Rick 21.696 Glen 23.278 Dan 23.872 Dave 30.013 If anyone has pix or vid...
by Dan Parrish
Tue Jun 16, 2009 1:21 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Super-G, Hybrid & Hamburger - Now on 6/14
Replies: 33
Views: 12719

Thanks to everyone for coming. The morning looked like a washout, then each carload brought more sunshine. The day went really well and I think everyone had fun. The Antrim crew was great to watch. I saw Delaney and Lindsey visibly improve their technique by the end of the day and still cannot belie...
by Dan Parrish
Sun Jun 14, 2009 4:17 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Super-G, Hybrid & Hamburger - Now on 6/14
Replies: 33
Views: 12719

Guys, it's still wet here.
Not raining, but not sunny.

Not sure if it will dry enough, so not sure what to say about coming- Your decision.
Here's the best estimates:
http://www.weather.com/outlook/driving/ ... mypage_nav
I can always just fire up the barbeque...
by Dan Parrish
Sat Jun 13, 2009 5:14 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Super-G, Hybrid & Hamburger - Now on 6/14
Replies: 33
Views: 12719

Oh --
If anyone wants to bring an ipod, I will consider letting you DJ.
Otherwise, it's music from an old guy who only listens to stuff from his high school and college days
by Dan Parrish
Sat Jun 13, 2009 5:10 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Super-G, Hybrid & Hamburger - Now on 6/14
Replies: 33
Views: 12719

Race at noon, or when a quorum is reached.

As for donations, my oldest's 529 college fund could use some help!
Other than that, bring yourself and maybe some food you like.
We will have a few local newbees coming. Possibly a lot, so I don't know what the needs will be.