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by Gianluca Ferrero
Fri Aug 31, 2007 11:38 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Skateboard Inventor - slalom technical pieces
Replies: 0
Views: 1630

Skateboard Inventor - slalom technical pieces

As far as i know,remembering all we did ,in late 1978 i was the firts to add on my turner and fibreflex decks the arch to support the front shoes for a precision start increasing the grip on board,expecially on bad and wet surfaces. In Italy at that times we used to race also under rain...and i feel...
by Gianluca Ferrero
Fri Aug 31, 2007 11:13 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Are you an old school skater?
Replies: 103
Views: 115652

...hi everybodies old & new slalomers streetcarvers free

Hi,Bros!...nice to read all we did in past and we still have in mind today. Probably all of you remember Fusion decks too and TransWorld Skateboarding .in Europe we waited for it monthly and personally i was disappointed when it wasn't avaible. In Paris 1978 EuroCup ,event sponsored by Levis's we ha...
by Gianluca Ferrero
Fri Aug 31, 2007 12:13 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Slalom World Cup Policka Czech Republic, Aug 4-5 2007
Replies: 42
Views: 37164

what a beatiful race Policka was,and also beautiful memories

back from this last summer's holiday i've seen what a success Policka got. First of all it's a great coming back hystorical scene,with all the old friends (Jiry,Thaomas,Joseph,Martin thay several times came to World Cup Italy)and probably next ones too, but first of all the feeling of good images,or...
by Gianluca Ferrero
Fri Jun 01, 2007 9:30 am
Forum: Italy
Topic: a successfull weekend for young riders in Italy
Replies: 0
Views: 2561

a successfull weekend for young riders in Italy

Well, ciao to everybodies! 2007 is getting better for slalom scene and new federation's project: last weekend may 26-27 we had a great time demos among young people with a special test area with INDIANA LONGBOARDS http://www.indiana.ch at the famous 25th "premio Andersen". http://www.andersen.it Thi...
by Gianluca Ferrero
Sat Nov 11, 2006 3:15 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: BoardFree: Skater to cross the UK then Australia 2006
Replies: 1
Views: 2317

Dave is doing a really great goal with young society....In Italy we linked since may his pages on our News and a lot of parents enjoyed that.....gianluca
by Gianluca Ferrero
Fri Nov 03, 2006 7:05 pm
Forum: Movies
Topic: Best CLIPS in slalom and skateboard's history:now on YOUTUBE
Replies: 5
Views: 3649

all spectators were for slalom!!!!

...yeah Lee, it was true.....at 8.30 pm all that spectators were waiting for us,due to an hard work with media,spending a lot for pushing the Event , and doing a very good work with my crew and CONISKATE FED. all in all the prizes: more than 5.000.000 itl 83000 usd and the double in staff sponsored ...
by Gianluca Ferrero
Thu Nov 02, 2006 8:22 am
Forum: Movies
Topic: Best CLIPS in slalom and skateboard's history:now on YOUTUBE
Replies: 5
Views: 3649

...Sure Lee, we will do it SOON.....


thx for the notice and have a good day, there with fun and skate, if you'll be so lucky to have time....


gianluca , and crew


www.coniskate.it
coniskate Pres.
by Gianluca Ferrero
Wed Nov 01, 2006 8:43 pm
Forum: Italy
Topic: YOUTUBE have a look to skateboard best races in last 30yrs
Replies: 0
Views: 2706

YOUTUBE have a look to skateboard best races in last 30yrs

Hi everybodies! Thx to Max, andrew, Fede and Stefano , we are moving on YOUTUBE lla the best of Our CONISKATE FEDERATION'S archive since late 1978.....passing through Prague,Paris 90,Munster,California, Turin World Championship 90 and more.....some VLOGS and best choise about the LONGBOARDING and OL...
by Gianluca Ferrero
Mon Oct 30, 2006 10:57 pm
Forum: Movies
Topic: Best CLIPS in slalom and skateboard's history:now on YOUTUBE
Replies: 5
Views: 3649

Best CLIPS in slalom and skateboard's history:now on YOUTUBE

Hi everybodies! Thx to Max, andrew, Fede and Stefano , we are moving on YOUTUBE lla the best of Our CONISKATE FEDERATION'S archive since late 1978.....passing through Prague,Paris 90,Munster,California, Turin World Championship 90 and more.....some VLOGS and best choise about the LONGBOARDING and OL...
by Gianluca Ferrero
Mon Oct 30, 2006 10:39 pm
Forum: Movies
Topic: SLALOM BEST HISTORY'S CLIPS ON www.YOUTUBE.com
Replies: 2
Views: 2258

SLALOM BEST HISTORY'S CLIPS ON www.YOUTUBE.com

Hi everybodies! Thx to Max, andrew, Fede and Stefano , we are moving on YOUTUBE lla the best of Our CONISKATE FEDERATION'S archive since late 1978.....passing through Prague,Paris 90,Munster,California, Turin World Championship 90 and more.....some VLOGS and best choise about the LONGBOARDING and OL...
by Gianluca Ferrero
Tue Oct 03, 2006 12:34 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] Antibes International slalom 2006
Replies: 78
Views: 80733

Well, , i'm really agree with Jani about this last race: congratulation to Pierre ,even for the non skating events....Soon some nice shots about the fantastic tribal band and all of us on this last hot saturday's night . Congratulation to the strong Swedish Team and to all the Hadestrands ' family,t...
by Gianluca Ferrero
Wed Sep 20, 2006 9:55 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] Antibes International slalom 2006
Replies: 78
Views: 80733

new Pierre e-mail

Yes, Pierre Samray changed his mails. I personally spoke to him and it was very fine and friendly, speaking about World Cup. I'm happy to see that his competition will be always better and also that for this edition there will be a good media coverage. The giant is just setted up so don't hesitate t...
by Gianluca Ferrero
Mon Sep 18, 2006 4:37 pm
Forum: Silver Space
Topic: New Silver Space forums
Replies: 4
Views: 6993

ati sticker on Magnesium Trux

Yeah,Sean! That was an Ati label not pertinent with the Silver products....The figured deck, hand made in Switzerland, was my son's one, setted for him with Tracker and Banzai Magnesium (the same used by Luca Giammarco in the races, not in pics. On those Andrea put on the ati logo offered with a spe...
by Gianluca Ferrero
Mon Aug 14, 2006 10:52 pm
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: Know how about Race's Organisation-as on Next Brixlegg forum
Replies: 0
Views: 1853

know how about Race's Organisation-as on Next Brixleg forum

Gianluca Ferrero wrote: I'm pefectly agree with Lynn and Chris....IN ITALY (till 1989) and Europe (till 1982) we had courses setted up 2 hours before the race by 3 different nation'staff(not competitors)...and then only a walk inside them. The results were a very hi level of competiotors trained to ...
by Gianluca Ferrero
Mon Aug 14, 2006 10:49 pm
Forum: 2006 World Championships - Brixlegg, Austria
Topic: Changes/improvements for brixlegg - your opinion is wanted
Replies: 43
Views: 38700

reply to Vincent

Thx for your private reply. As we explained you we mean that it's a different course to pass the cone in the outside ,specoially in giant slalom on technical course. Since late 1978 we used to have this rule and it's still work today,expecially with professional judges and digital instruments(read c...
by Gianluca Ferrero
Thu Aug 10, 2006 9:03 am
Forum: 2006 World Championships - Brixlegg, Austria
Topic: Changes/improvements for brixlegg - your opinion is wanted
Replies: 43
Views: 38700

GS START: or simply starting places

about GS START: no doubt to use what ISSA CONISKATE fixed: Organizers have to use strating ramp(as in Antibes it was done...the one thing that really worked in 2003,and in any case the pushing line for Local comp or deeper couses HAS to be signed line to line and racers that pushing after those DQ.....
by Gianluca Ferrero
Thu Aug 10, 2006 8:54 am
Forum: 2006 World Championships - Brixlegg, Austria
Topic: Changes/improvements for brixlegg - your opinion is wanted
Replies: 43
Views: 38700

Re: re..RULESand CONES....judges

I'm pefectly agree with Lynn and Chris....IN ITALY (till 1989) and Europe (till 1982) we had courses setted up 2 hours before the race by 3 different nation'staff(not competitors)...and then only a walk inside them. The results were a very hi level of competiotors trained to do their best with ADDI...
by Gianluca Ferrero
Thu Aug 10, 2006 8:25 am
Forum: Media Resources
Topic: Greater HESTER Vs.Tony ALVA slaloming lthe 76 Worlds -abc
Replies: 2
Views: 3844

Great Corky, thx a lot!! have a great Summer there gianluca
by Gianluca Ferrero
Wed Aug 09, 2006 9:49 pm
Forum: Media Resources
Topic: Greater HESTER Vs.Tony ALVA slaloming lthe 76 Worlds -abc
Replies: 2
Views: 3844

Greater HESTER Vs.Tony ALVA slaloming lthe 76 Worlds -abc

http://www.zboys.net/ We at coniskate in Italy have seen a faboulous impressive TRAILER about TONY ALVA VS HENRY HESTER slaloming ,figured by abc network in late 1976. It is at a third of the page linked upon with written TONY ALVA 1976 abc news Sport events.... HAVE A LOOK AND BELIEVE US, Henry HE...
by Gianluca Ferrero
Wed Aug 09, 2006 9:07 pm
Forum: 2006 World Championships - Brixlegg, Austria
Topic: Changes/improvements for brixlegg - your opinion is wanted
Replies: 43
Views: 38700

re..RULESand advices COMPLETE MAIL ATTACHED

I'm pefectly agree with Lynn and Chris....IN ITALY (till 1989) and Europe (till 1982) we had courses setted up 2 hours before the race by 3 different nation'staff(not competitors)...and then only a walk inside them. The results were a very hi level of competiotors trained to do their best with ADDI...
by Gianluca Ferrero
Wed Aug 09, 2006 8:23 pm
Forum: 2006 World Championships - Brixlegg, Austria
Topic: Changes/improvements for brixlegg - your opinion is wanted
Replies: 43
Views: 38700

RE:RULES

as the upon one,thx for your attention,we appreciate your work glf and staff
by Gianluca Ferrero
Wed Aug 09, 2006 8:21 pm
Forum: 2006 World Championships - Brixlegg, Austria
Topic: Changes/improvements for brixlegg - your opinion is wanted
Replies: 43
Views: 38700

Re: rules

[quote="Lynn Kramer"]In ski racing, if you ride the course, you will make GIANT ruts in the course. With skateboarding, we don't have this problem. Definitely should limit warmups to 2 runs, one each lane, between heats, but at the beginning of the day, let people run for an hour or 1 1/2 hours. The...
by Gianluca Ferrero
Mon Feb 13, 2006 9:54 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Winter Olympics Open Ceremony: Torino 2006 Skate live on TV
Replies: 60
Views: 80597

.....Olympic Cerimony backstages are coming,soon ....

Thanx to You all for following the Cerimony . As most of You wrote , on world wide it was a success but, we wished to be more in evidence, expecially because all of You know what Luca and the others should have done , but ( storyboard was written in these acts ) probably the regist kept them only a...
by Gianluca Ferrero
Fri Feb 10, 2006 8:57 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Winter Olympics Open Ceremony: Torino 2006 Skate live on TV
Replies: 60
Views: 80597

Thanx everybodies to follow Olympics Torino 2006 and ...

Our Best to all the Athletes entering the Games and the Event. Tonight Yuri Chechi ,Lord of the Rings -Gymnastic, will breake a big iceberg and inside an iron.....YOU WILL SEE THAT.!!!! GMT ROME 8.00 PM tonight , february 10TH-2006 Hope to see You all soon in Italy Gianluca Ferrero & Alberto Lomusc...
by Gianluca Ferrero
Sun May 29, 2005 5:54 pm
Forum: Italy
Topic: Italian Slalom History in Pictures.
Replies: 19
Views: 20049

PRACTISING with Old and New school at......

Thx John! i and all the other appreciated your interest ato come to visit us.Well done sibnce you could skate the NEW SURFACE of the faboulous VALENTINO PARK,International Historic Slalom SPOT. please do it and let us know about your trip's schedule..... gianluca ferrero and staff www.coniskate.it
by Gianluca Ferrero
Mon May 09, 2005 3:49 pm
Forum: Italy
Topic: when are you guys going to have a race?
Replies: 7
Views: 6890

...to Jadranko

Thx for your invitation,man, we had never forgotten your race , ,and we hope to enter in future on it.Well done about the display...we used them in all of our world cup and invitational races in Turin and Italy. About all the old school and new school , actually they are practising and ....so we are...
by Gianluca Ferrero
Sat May 07, 2005 9:14 am
Forum: Italy
Topic: Turin weekly meeting in Valention Park every WEDNESDAY....
Replies: 0
Views: 2646

TURIN WEEKLY MEETING IN VALENTINO PARK every WEDNESDAY....

....at 8.45 pm in front of the Valentino Castle with Antonello Gai and the OLD SCHOOL.

be there with your board...... and some friends.


CARVING COURSES FOR BEGINNERS AND SNOWBOARDERS - MATERIALS TO BE TESTED - BEERS AND DRINK


http://WWW.CONISKATE.IT



OTHER NEWS AND PICS soon
by Gianluca Ferrero
Sat May 07, 2005 9:08 am
Forum: Italy
Topic: when are you guys going to have a race?
Replies: 7
Views: 6890

XX Olympic Games Indoor SKATEBOARD slalom

as i wrote before, Turin during 2005 and 2006 will be captured by a lot of international events, and our one could be obscured in all these plans. We seriously spoke about the biggest event even organized in slalom, with the renewed of surface in Valentino after the Olympics, but if there will be so...
by Gianluca Ferrero
Sat Apr 30, 2005 11:23 pm
Forum: Italy
Topic: when are you guys going to have a race?
Replies: 7
Views: 6890

slaloming in front the DRAKE's Hotel

yes,man ,we skated there too,in 1998 and also in front the M.Jordan's restaurant.

andrea,gianluca and some other of the crew coniskate. glf
by Gianluca Ferrero
Sat Apr 30, 2005 11:19 pm
Forum: Italy
Topic: when are you guys going to have a race?
Replies: 7
Views: 6890

Races in Italy from 2005 on...

....thx chris for all yoy think about Italy and her slalomers. Well we had a lot of big races till 1994 and we are planning to have a big race on 2006(better in 2007 for more attention in the Media....since Turin is still captured as favourite spot from all the Big Italian sport events till this yea...
by Gianluca Ferrero
Sat Apr 30, 2005 11:10 pm
Forum: Italy
Topic: Hey Italian Slalom skaters!
Replies: 1
Views: 3053

yeah,thx John! we are in touch with General Granlund J.A.-Hope to meet you all gianluca ferrero Olympic Italian Skate Pres. http://www.coniskate.it
by Gianluca Ferrero
Fri Oct 15, 2004 3:56 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: [2004] World Championships - Results
Replies: 6
Views: 5060

we tried to connect NCDSA but..

....why do we get troubles in opening pages also with this link?


Gianluca

gianluca.ferrero@fastwebnet.it
by Gianluca Ferrero
Fri Oct 15, 2004 8:56 am
Forum: North America
Topic: [2004] World Championships - Results
Replies: 6
Views: 5060

what about result's times?

where can we find them? thx

gianluca
pres@coniskate.it
by Gianluca Ferrero
Sun Oct 10, 2004 10:24 am
Forum: Italy
Topic: LUCA GIAMMARCO,Gianluca,top jr slalomers&Turin's Major..
Replies: 3
Views: 4562

sounds cool.my great aunt and cousin still live on via mattorelli in turin.have not been there for 20 years,sounds like its time to go back.cf dont you just love how this thing called skateboarding ties the world together.vlad,thanks for breaking down your philosophy on your skate set up in athens,...
by Gianluca Ferrero
Thu Oct 07, 2004 4:58 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: [2004]Italian BEST wishes to all skaters racing at worlds
Replies: 0
Views: 1766

[2004]Italian BEST wishes to all skaters racing at worlds

Unfortunaly me and Luca will not enter this year in Morro. All our best to everybodies. we will not forget the sport and we are working for slalom hard in Italy. We had a big party to celebrate Luca and the new skatepark : there were a big slalom session of junior too, and the v.pres. of Olympic Win...
by Gianluca Ferrero
Thu Oct 07, 2004 4:49 pm
Forum: Italy
Topic: LUCA GIAMMARCO,Gianluca,top jr slalomers&Turin's Major..
Replies: 3
Views: 4562

LUCA GIAMMARCO,Gianluca,top jr slalomers&Turin's Major..

All the best skaters were there,in Turin on oct.2 2004 for the opening of the concrete skatepark moduled,presented by Italian Federation and the national and political members. Also the Major of the Turin's council ,Chiamparino ,was there with his sport delegate dr. Montabone and the v-president of ...
by Gianluca Ferrero
Mon Sep 13, 2004 12:03 pm
Forum: Italy
Topic: Italian Olympic Skateboard Team is TRAINING Tracker trux..
Replies: 0
Views: 2894

Italian Olympic Skateboard Team is TRAINING Tracker trux..

...AND We are really satisfied of the first training session using Trackers x and S on Indiana pro swiss hand made decks. Times are still the same compared to the others trux , but the experiences of Banzai trucks( the one mytic and out of sale used till now by LUCA GIAMMARCO) and thE OTHER trux use...
by Gianluca Ferrero
Mon Sep 13, 2004 12:00 pm
Forum: Tracker
Topic: Italian Olympic Skateboard Team is training Tracker for...
Replies: 0
Views: 2862

Italian Olympic Skateboard Team is training Tracker for...

...AND We are really satisfied of the first training session using Trackers x and S on Indiana pro swiss hand made decks. Times are still the same compared to the others trux, but the experiences of Banzai trucks( the one mytic and out of sale used till now by LUCA GIAMMARCO) and thE OTHER trux used...
by Gianluca Ferrero
Tue Sep 07, 2004 5:18 pm
Forum: Italy
Topic: Junior training and results - 2004
Replies: 1
Views: 3232

Junior training and results - 2004

fastest temporary times GIANT Federico Ferrero 16. 36 ON 9.09.2004 RECORDS 15.34 Andrea Ferrero 17.39 16.50 Luca Dellepiane 19.67 hybrid 40 cones 1.80 3 STRONG PUSHES AT 8 METERS BEFORE federico Ferrero 11.70 USING BANZAI-SEISMIC 3DM ON 9.09.04 personal records with TRACKER TRUCKS -INDIANA 10.24 and...
by Gianluca Ferrero
Tue Sep 07, 2004 5:14 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: [2004] Idiot of the Year
Replies: 1
Views: 2707

Re: Idiot of the Year

we are very happy to know that everything passed and you are well.


Gianluca Ferrero
coniskate Pres.
www.coniskate.it
by Gianluca Ferrero
Tue Jun 01, 2004 10:15 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2004] Paris Slalom World Cup, May 29-31
Replies: 98
Views: 111129

congratulations to the partecipants and our best to Elena

We are very happy to have knew all the news about the Race.

Expecially for Chris Hart ' first place, for the Indiana Podiums and the coming back to our field of Elena.

We hope she will get in shape soon



FIHP CONISKATE Pres.
Gianluca Ferrero
by Gianluca Ferrero
Thu Apr 29, 2004 10:53 am
Forum: Italy
Topic: WORLD CUP ITALY 2004 : ABORTED FOR..
Replies: 4
Views: 4884

STREAM GAMES TOTALLY ABORTED

Thx to Jani's reply about the comment asked by Martin. About all the other events, the answer is still the same. No events will be held on that date. Hope to let you known more positive things for the imminent future. Congratulation from all the Italian staff to Chris Hart for winning the MONACO CON...
by Gianluca Ferrero
Wed Apr 21, 2004 8:09 pm
Forum: Italy
Topic: WORLD CUP ITALY 2004 : ABORTED FOR..
Replies: 4
Views: 4884

WORLD CUP ITALY 2004 : ABORTED FOR..

terrorism new laws ,Euroelection day fixed after the date coosed and without change to move in other period and the Organizers that have not been motivated to assure all Our fed. needed to be sure that competitors should be feel good in that event. We will try to do our best in future for other news...
by Gianluca Ferrero
Wed Apr 21, 2004 7:59 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: WORLD CUP ITALY 2004 : ABORTED FOR...
Replies: 2
Views: 2261

WORLD CUP ITALY 2004 : ABORTED FOR...

In spite a lot of work has been done for this comp, a matter of national and international facts didn't enable Our Federation to support veen this project: this is ABORTED ANDD CANCELLED. Most of the troubles as you know and Jani was advanced before, were about TERRORISM new laws and emergency of th...
by Gianluca Ferrero
Tue Dec 30, 2003 6:45 pm
Forum: Italy
Topic: www.coniskate.it - all about streetsurfing, slalom and carve
Replies: 0
Views: 2760

www.coniskate.it - all about streetsurfing, slalom and carve

That's the new faster address new-new-new-NEW,NEW,NEW

www.coniskate.it

NEW DIRECT MAIL coniskate@coniskate.it


e' un regalo per tutta la scena Italiana-Il modo piu' veloce per comunicare e contattare slalomskateboarder.com

g.f. CONISKATE PRES.
by Gianluca Ferrero
Tue Dec 30, 2003 6:32 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Jim Korten
Replies: 2
Views: 1769

Re: Jim Korten

Just got off the phone with former slalom great, Jim Korten. SEND HIM MY BEST WISHES He is living in LA, "with my old best friend Ray". Couldn't resist the Ray line, from an old Jim Croce song. ... and may show at JPL and West LA. I have his phone # if anyone wants it. YES,PLEASE DO IT AND IF YOU'L...
by Gianluca Ferrero
Tue Dec 30, 2003 6:14 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: 2003 SlalomSkateboarder.com Skateboarder Of The Year
Replies: 26
Views: 11941

how does it work the poll and vote about the SK8BRD OF THE .

ricki how is possible to vote,since clicking on HERE doesn't move anything?

pres@coniskate.it
gianluca ferrero


we,as federation would like to vote for the Italian Champion Luca Giammarco,also if the others,from Vlad to Jack should be voted if we can used several ones.
by Gianluca Ferrero
Mon Dec 29, 2003 5:29 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Where are the Former 90's US and International slalomers
Replies: 5
Views: 2783

TOP 90'S US SLALOMERS...

Personally I've met and skated with Jim Korten. We (I and Dani Ridoli) met him in late 1990 in Oceanside after a visit to G&S HQ and H. Hester. Jim was a fast and well styled US slalomers, full of technique in Giant and incredible fast on narrow courses (4 foot) - He explained us to practising also ...
by Gianluca Ferrero
Sun Dec 14, 2003 4:57 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2004] Stream Games, Rimini, Italy - Cancelled
Replies: 5
Views: 3661

[2004] Stream Games, Rimini, Italy - Cancelled

< EVENT CANCELLED > Hi to everybodies... it's a couple of weeks i haven't seen the forum ,but in anycase i 'm quickly reply to Maria and all the others about the events in Italy. we will have some national events ,not open around the country from march to september The only one International event ...
by Gianluca Ferrero
Tue Nov 18, 2003 4:13 pm
Forum: Italy
Topic: thanking Vlad for....
Replies: 0
Views: 3027

thanking Vlad for....

We are very glad that all the slalom community enjoyed the work we did with the important aid of our friend Vlad. soon more news about our history and future.....that it's coming soon on 2004 www.stream-games.com WORLD OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP IN SLALOM SKATEBOARDING-Italy Rimini ciao to everybodies Gianluca