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by Brian Ellison
Sun Jun 28, 2009 6:39 pm
Forum: New to slalom skateboarding?
Topic: What board to buy!?
Replies: 2
Views: 3116

you should really check out www.silverfishlongboarding.com for better advice for what you are looking for. i personally dislike both the vangaurd and dervish. you'd be much better off with something along the lines of a neversummer or and earthwing superglider
by Brian Ellison
Mon Jun 22, 2009 12:27 am
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: [Stats] 60.000 posts and 1359 members
Replies: 3
Views: 3862

daaaaaad.... are we there yet????
by Brian Ellison
Mon Jun 08, 2009 8:07 am
Forum: New to slalom skateboarding?
Topic: modding bennets?
Replies: 20
Views: 11433

to me, venoms have a lack of rebound
by Brian Ellison
Tue Jun 02, 2009 11:45 pm
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Truck Discussion
Topic: Core baseplates
Replies: 1
Views: 2850

Core baseplates

does anyone know where i can buy one of these? ive looked all over and the only place I can find them is at milehighskates.com but only in pairs.
by Brian Ellison
Sat May 30, 2009 5:44 pm
Forum: New to slalom skateboarding?
Topic: modding bennets?
Replies: 20
Views: 11433

bushings can be a bit of a pain in the butt when it comes to bennetts. i ordered some custom bushings from sk8kings which seemed nice at the time but when the retro reflex bushings came out, i was told to just put those in and they fit perfect by themselves. i would highly recommend ordering a green...
by Brian Ellison
Sat May 30, 2009 5:38 pm
Forum: Midwest
Topic: Slalom St Louis 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 5223

thanks lavin, when are we gonna skate?
by Brian Ellison
Sat May 30, 2009 7:06 am
Forum: Midwest
Topic: Slalom St Louis 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 5223

heres a video jbh took of me on saturday
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TMgFQ_Oyxi8
by Brian Ellison
Sat May 23, 2009 4:24 pm
Forum: New to slalom skateboarding?
Topic: still having some issues
Replies: 3
Views: 3206

i have my bennett at 10* with green/pink reflex bushings. i like it well enough
by Brian Ellison
Wed May 13, 2009 2:49 am
Forum: New to slalom skateboarding?
Topic: tips on my form? (video)
Replies: 14
Views: 7538

ok well i took this vid before i got your advice but i do have a helmet on this time around. the spacing is at 6ft with 1/2 cone offset every cone

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mc9b267orug
by Brian Ellison
Tue May 12, 2009 1:46 pm
Forum: New to slalom skateboarding?
Topic: tips on my form? (video)
Replies: 14
Views: 7538

thanks eric. last night after i took those videos i made a small course with crasy offsets that i never thought i would make. they were about 8ft spacing with a foot of offset. i in no way flew through them but i did manage to get through it a few times after i got my rear end to settle down and sto...
by Brian Ellison
Tue May 12, 2009 3:38 am
Forum: New to slalom skateboarding?
Topic: tips on my form? (video)
Replies: 14
Views: 7538

so i got a couple of more videos with a better camera. before cones were at 7ft now they are at 6ft. it is a 25 cone course straight line (almost) and i am now on an axe1 however, i am still running bigzigs. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vaXBR7yfrJU http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=414uIzojzfo im sti...
by Brian Ellison
Sun May 10, 2009 5:13 am
Forum: AXE
Topic: Reflex Bushings - Upgrade -- Oh Yeah -- !
Replies: 1
Views: 3000

oh those are beautiful. looks like karrot is going t ono longer need to make his own
by Brian Ellison
Sun May 10, 2009 5:06 am
Forum: New to slalom skateboarding?
Topic: Splitfire Help
Replies: 19
Views: 9283

i run an orange superball bottom that was given to me by sk8kings as a complimentary gift.
by Brian Ellison
Sun May 10, 2009 5:05 am
Forum: North America
Topic: [2009] Morro Bay Blvd - Paved...Let's Race
Replies: 4
Views: 3504

if you got this on tv that would be the most awesome thing for real
by Brian Ellison
Tue May 05, 2009 5:39 pm
Forum: New to slalom skateboarding?
Topic: Newbie...dialing things in......huge progress....i got it
Replies: 29
Views: 15768

i too weigh 165 and i am currently running a flat rear with a small red cone on top and an orange superball on the bottom. the rear turns just ever so slightly and it seems to work for me well. last night the whole pumping to gain speed and not just maintain lightbulb went on in my head. i was able ...
by Brian Ellison
Thu Apr 30, 2009 5:52 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: Want to buy a Front t/s h/s truck and wheels
Replies: 8
Views: 2913

shooooot, ill buy the 80/83 combo
by Brian Ellison
Thu Apr 23, 2009 1:40 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: Anyone have 2 extra Randall 150s collecting dust?
Replies: 1
Views: 1244

i have a pair with 42* base plates. woul you be interested in trading for some wheels. btw these trucks are in excellent condition and just have a few cosmetic scratches
by Brian Ellison
Mon Apr 20, 2009 10:26 pm
Forum: Gates & Course Setting
Topic: How To Set A Consistent "Curve" On A Slalom Course
Replies: 1
Views: 6291

thanks for fixing the picture links. i will surely be setting this up to help practice for st louis.
by Brian Ellison
Thu Apr 16, 2009 6:23 am
Forum: New to slalom skateboarding?
Topic: tips on my form? (video)
Replies: 14
Views: 7538

i will be at both sun prarie and st louis this year 100% sure hell or high water. im so excited you dont even know. and thanks for all of the advice. this is the only sport i know of where the lowest of skaters can openly talk to world champs and receive advice. and you are correct about me not doin...
by Brian Ellison
Thu Apr 16, 2009 4:19 am
Forum: New to slalom skateboarding?
Topic: tips on my form? (video)
Replies: 14
Views: 7538

hey cfav, by squaring up my shoulders, you mean facing them more forward correct? the cones were 6ft apart from one another and it just feels like when i bend my knees more i dont get the control nor the power i do then when i stand up a little more
by Brian Ellison
Thu Apr 16, 2009 1:55 am
Forum: New to slalom skateboarding?
Topic: tips on my form? (video)
Replies: 14
Views: 7538

yeah but usable space can be a bit tricky if i dont want to have to pick up half of my course every other run. but i scoped out a nice place the other day and hopefully ill have a better vid up tomorrow. and ill be sure to take all of your advice
by Brian Ellison
Thu Apr 16, 2009 1:33 am
Forum: New to slalom skateboarding?
Topic: tips on my form? (video)
Replies: 14
Views: 7538

tips on my form? (video)

can anyone please give me some advice on anything in this vid.

and sorry for the bad quality, my phone is all that i have. if it is too bad just let me know, ill try to get a hold of an actual video camera.



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6kvNQ1IUN-Q
by Brian Ellison
Wed Apr 08, 2009 5:47 am
Forum: Gates & Course Setting
Topic: very small course layouts
Replies: 4
Views: 3774

yeah my toe side is my weaker one but i was working on that a lot today. and ive been working on my ramp starts and feel very confident for the wiggle war
by Brian Ellison
Wed Apr 08, 2009 4:44 am
Forum: Gates & Course Setting
Topic: very small course layouts
Replies: 4
Views: 3774

thanks so much. my neighbors are gonna hate me even more now that im going to be taking up the entire driveway lol. (i live in co-ops)
by Brian Ellison
Wed Apr 08, 2009 4:27 am
Forum: Gates & Course Setting
Topic: very small course layouts
Replies: 4
Views: 3774

very small course layouts

so where i live, there is a complete absence of hills nearby and i really only have space to run a 15ish cone course on the flats. i was wondering if someone could give me some course layout suggestions besides a straight line or a straight line with a few offsets. anything to spice up my daily ridi...
by Brian Ellison
Tue Apr 07, 2009 4:12 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: Randal 180's / 83a Big Zigs
Replies: 6
Views: 3003

would you be interested in trading the lemon big zigs for a pair of lime big zigs?
by Brian Ellison
Mon Apr 06, 2009 6:09 pm
Forum: Gates & Course Setting
Topic: Cone colors
Replies: 15
Views: 15641

to me, the green cones pop out the most on the black top i skate on. i use whites when it gets darker though
by Brian Ellison
Thu Apr 02, 2009 1:23 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Trish Erickson! 2009 Cockfight Skateboards GNAR-COCK award!
Replies: 11
Views: 6469

hooray for more female skaters!!
by Brian Ellison
Mon Mar 30, 2009 4:05 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: WTT pair of new lime big zigs for lemon big zigs
Replies: 0
Views: 1011

WTT pair of new lime big zigs for lemon big zigs

i have a pair of only ridden up and down my driveway once lime big zigs. they are still shiny and all.
by Brian Ellison
Sun Mar 29, 2009 7:18 am
Forum: Movies
Topic: Does anybody know who this rider is?
Replies: 6
Views: 3430

thanks for the vid

that man is GOOD for sure

and that crash at 1min was brutal
by Brian Ellison
Sun Mar 29, 2009 5:31 am
Forum: Movies
Topic: Does anybody know who this rider is?
Replies: 6
Views: 3430

thanks for the speedy reply.

TOles also told me that its in my best interest to mimic David Pirnak at 1:53 in the white lane. does anybody have anymore vids of him? with the lighting its kind of hard to get a good look at exactly what hes doing
by Brian Ellison
Sun Mar 29, 2009 4:45 am
Forum: Movies
Topic: Does anybody know who this rider is?
Replies: 6
Views: 3430

Does anybody know who this rider is?

The rider at 3:58 in the white lane, who is he?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YDn9g0d6bpw
by Brian Ellison
Thu Mar 26, 2009 10:45 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Stupid Joy...
Replies: 14
Views: 6188

or he can help out a newcomer to slalom ;) jk but if we can get together and run some cones. mokena is not very far from here.
by Brian Ellison
Thu Mar 26, 2009 4:55 pm
Forum: CHIxILL
Topic: The current Chixill should not be broken!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 15364

also, the chicago scene is having a small but real resurgance. there is a small group of new slalom skaters including myself, peter metzger, phil, and a few others.
by Brian Ellison
Thu Mar 26, 2009 4:00 am
Forum: CHIxILL
Topic: Chi+Ill in Batavia
Replies: 5
Views: 4104

i got my Slep Zep in the mail today! heres some pics. I have a Bennett up front thanks to Larry and proper wedges and bushing coming from Sk8kings heres a few pics i know most of them are of my quiver but its all i have right now http://i50.photobucket.com/albums/f333/MmmmTacos22/Picture002.jpg http...
by Brian Ellison
Thu Mar 26, 2009 3:57 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Introducing Myself
Replies: 1
Views: 1712

Introducing Myself

Hi, my name is Brian and I'm pretty new to slalom. I'm from Illinois and have been in one race so far. Thanks to Cfav i have a killer setup to get me on my way to learning slalom. Hopefully I'll see some of you guys in Sun Prairie and St. Louis!