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by Sam Gordon
Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: England
Topic: Dates for Hog Hill Events for 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 588

Dates for Hog Hill Events for 2018

Hog Hill, London 2018 Redbridge Cycling Centre, Forest Road, Hainault, Ilford, IG6 3HP The Crackling 2018 April 14th &15th Hybrid & Giant Slalom and Freeride, Mini DH, Freestyle, Slide, Dance & Classic Luge http://sam2msl.wixsite.com/crackling2018 https://www.facebook.com/events/160880147889082/ Su...
by Sam Gordon
Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: 2018 Contest Calendar
Topic: 2018 - Announce your events here
Replies: 55
Views: 15938

Re: 2018 - Announce your events here

Hog Hill, London 2018 Redbridge Cycling Centre, Forest Road, Hainault, Ilford, IG6 3HP The Crackling 2018 April 14th &15th Hybrid & Giant Slalom and Freeride, Mini DH, Freestyle, Slide, Dance & Classic Luge http://sam2msl.wixsite.com/crackling2018 https://www.facebook.com/events/160880147889082/ Su...
by Sam Gordon
Thu Sep 24, 2015 9:23 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 282931

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

Sounds good, Mig.
What on earth is Excelmate, and where can we find a version?

Edit in reply to above:

THANKS CORKY!
by Sam Gordon
Mon Sep 21, 2015 9:40 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 282931

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

Hi Jani, My only concern is that I did not want to continually pester Dan for sheets. If I'm doing it, then there must be quite a few others who are doing similar. It just seems an unnecessary overload for Dan that detracts from the core profit-making side of his business. Whilst he is happy to prov...
by Sam Gordon
Mon Sep 21, 2015 6:02 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 282931

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

Is there an open-source race spreadsheet that can be downloaded direct from this site? One that is compatible with Corky's World Ranking programme? I am aware of the Seismic spreadsheet and am very grateful for its use, however this is only available to those 'in the know.' A generic spreadsheet in ...
by Sam Gordon
Wed Apr 15, 2015 4:15 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: [SOLD] For sale FS Gary Cross Comet Slalom Deck only
Replies: 1
Views: 1539

Re: For sale FS Gary Cross Comet Slalom Deck only

Thanks Graeme, received the deck today. Great condition! I've been looking for one of these for a few years now. It's a great piece of slalom history from the early 2000s. Part of the slalom resurgence from the Worlds at Morro Bay and the FCR race series. Very pleased to finally have one. You headin...
by Sam Gordon
Tue Jan 27, 2015 1:22 am
Forum: Comet
Topic: Setting Up a Comet Gary Cross
Replies: 2
Views: 5358

Re: Setting Up a Comet Gary Cross

Anyone have one of these for sale. Preferably mint!
Thanks,
Sam
by Sam Gordon
Wed Sep 17, 2014 5:49 pm
Forum: 2015 Contest Calendar
Topic: Thread to discuss Dates, Status voting etc. for 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 5152

Re: Thread to discuss Dates, Status voting etc. for 2015

Just to get the ball rolling, the UK have booked Hog Hill ( http://redbridgecyclingcentre.co.uk/ ) for the following weekends in 2015: 23rd & 24th May The Crackling 19th & 20th July Summer Swine Stomp 11th & 12th October Hogtoberfest I'm sure that there will be date clashes with other comps, so let ...
by Sam Gordon
Tue Jul 22, 2014 1:47 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2014] ISSA European Championships (Gothenburg) Sweden
Replies: 11
Views: 8159

Re: ISSA European Championships (Gothenburg) Sweden

I believe that Paul Price will arrive in Gothenburg at around 10:00pm on Thursday night, so his part in course setting might be an issue.
by Sam Gordon
Wed Jun 04, 2014 2:06 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2014] ISSA European Championships (Gothenburg) Sweden
Replies: 11
Views: 8159

Re: ISSA European Championships (Gothenburg) Sweden

Thanks Jani. I'll take a look!

Sam
by Sam Gordon
Tue Jun 03, 2014 10:32 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2014] ISSA European Championships (Gothenburg) Sweden
Replies: 11
Views: 8159

Re: ISSA European Championships (Gothenburg) Sweden

Hi Viking,

Can't remember if I've paid and registered for this.
Is there a list of participating riders so that we can see where we are and what we are up against?

Thanks,


Sam
by Sam Gordon
Fri Apr 04, 2014 4:04 pm
Forum: 2014 Contest Calendar
Topic: Thread to discuss Dates, Status voting etc. for 2014
Replies: 27
Views: 12934

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

Second reminder that The Crackling is not on the dates advertised in the calendar, but is on the 24th and 25th May.
Is it possible to change this on the calendar?

Thank you,

Sam
by Sam Gordon
Sun Mar 23, 2014 9:34 pm
Forum: 2014 Contest Calendar
Topic: Thread to discuss Dates, Status voting etc. for 2014
Replies: 27
Views: 12934

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

Just a quick reminder that The Crackling is not on the dates advertised in the calendar, but is on the 24th and 25th May.
Is it possible to change this on the calendar?

Thank you,

Sam
by Sam Gordon
Tue Oct 01, 2013 4:29 pm
Forum: 2014 Contest Calendar
Topic: Thread to discuss Dates, Status voting etc. for 2014
Replies: 27
Views: 12934

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

We have swapped to the weekend before (24th 25th May) in the short term. This is a UK Bank Holiday which may cause problems, but in principal it's go.
by Sam Gordon
Tue Sep 24, 2013 11:03 am
Forum: 2014 Contest Calendar
Topic: Thread to discuss Dates, Status voting etc. for 2014
Replies: 27
Views: 12934

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

It looks like the Swedes are planning a bit of a skate bash at the end of July, which will clash with the UKSSA dates of 26th/ 27th July. I have brought our dates forward by a week to the 19th and 20th of July. Is there the Paris comp next year? Will this clash with our May/ June dates? If nothing f...
by Sam Gordon
Wed Sep 18, 2013 12:24 pm
Forum: 2013 Contest Calendar
Topic: Thread to discuss Dates, Status voting etc. for 2013
Replies: 102
Views: 45771

Re: Thread to discuss Dates, Status voting etc. for 2013

That works.

Thanks Jani!

Sam
by Sam Gordon
Tue Sep 17, 2013 12:39 pm
Forum: 2013 Contest Calendar
Topic: Thread to discuss Dates, Status voting etc. for 2013
Replies: 102
Views: 45771

Re: Thread to discuss Dates, Status voting etc. for 2013

I am not authorised to read that forum!

Sam
by Sam Gordon
Mon Sep 16, 2013 8:13 pm
Forum: 2014 Contest Calendar
Topic: Thread to discuss Dates, Status voting etc. for 2014
Replies: 27
Views: 12934

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

Due to a double booking, The Crackling 2014 will now take place at Hog Hill on the 31st May/ 1st June.
Thanks,

Sam
by Sam Gordon
Wed Sep 11, 2013 12:55 pm
Forum: 2014 Contest Calendar
Topic: Thread to discuss Dates, Status voting etc. for 2014
Replies: 27
Views: 12934

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

Hi Jani, I could see about the May date (17th & 18th) for a Main cat race, but this might conflict with the Paris WSC event being at a similar time. One of the chief difficulties we have is being able to book the cycle track for full days because the council property demands that a Child Cycling edu...
by Sam Gordon
Wed Sep 11, 2013 1:32 am
Forum: 2014 Contest Calendar
Topic: Thread to discuss Dates, Status voting etc. for 2014
Replies: 27
Views: 12934

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

Crackling and Hogtoberfest should be Basic, Summer Swine Fever should be Prime.

Thanks Peter

Sam
by Sam Gordon
Tue Sep 10, 2013 9:34 pm
Forum: 2014 Contest Calendar
Topic: Thread to discuss Dates, Status voting etc. for 2014
Replies: 27
Views: 12934

Thread to discuss Dates, Status voting etc. for 2014

Is it too early to post dates for the UK Hog Hill races 2014?

No matter. Here goes:

24th May/ 25th May 2014 - The Crackling 2014
19th/20th July 2014 - Summer Swine Fever
4th/5th October 2014 - Hogtoberfest 2014
by Sam Gordon
Tue Mar 12, 2013 1:20 pm
Forum: 2013 Contest Calendar
Topic: Thread to discuss Dates, Status voting etc. for 2013
Replies: 102
Views: 45771

Re: Thread to discuss Dates, Status voting etc. for 2013

Hi Corky and Team,

On the Ranking section, when you go to 'Events' the calendar that appears is for 2012 rather than 2013. Is is possible this can be re-directed?

Thank you,


Sam
by Sam Gordon
Sat Feb 23, 2013 1:48 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2013] European Slalom Championships, London [Major]
Replies: 27
Views: 44538

Re: European Slalom Championships, London 2013 [Major]

Euros Info Pack website now online here:

http://www.Euro2013.co.uk

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The British Skate Ambassador yesterday.
by Sam Gordon
Thu Feb 21, 2013 9:12 pm
Forum: 2013 Contest Calendar
Topic: Thread to discuss Dates, Status voting etc. for 2013
Replies: 102
Views: 45771

Re: Thread to discuss Dates, Status voting etc. for 2013

Hi Gents, The 'Hog Hill Open Season' race on 18th & 19th May has now had its name changed to 'The Crackling 2013.' Can this please be changed on the Events page. All other details are the same. No worries if not possible. I've put a link to it here: http://www.slalomskateboarder.com/phpBB/viewtopic....
by Sam Gordon
Thu Feb 21, 2013 8:57 pm
Forum: England
Topic: The Crackling, Hog Hill 18th & 19th May 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 1679

The Crackling, Hog Hill 18th & 19th May 2013

http://hoghill2013.blogspot.co.uk/


If you'd like to check out the circuit for the Euros then why not come along to:

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Website, registration and full details here:

http://hoghill2013.blogspot.co.uk/
by Sam Gordon
Sun Feb 03, 2013 8:45 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: 2013 Monthly Site Sponsor Schedule
Replies: 24
Views: 9721

Re: 2013 Monthly Site Sponsor Schedule

Pop us down with this graphic for Feb please Jani:

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by Sam Gordon
Mon Jan 14, 2013 6:19 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2013] European Slalom Championships, London [Major]
Replies: 27
Views: 44538

Re: European Slalom Championships, London 2013

Camping: As regards accommodation, the simplest, cheapest and nearest option is to camp at the Lambourne End Centre. We have a field booking from Thursday 1st August to Sunday 4th August. Once we have a charging system in place, the cost will be £15 per person, per night. http://www.lambourne-end.o...
by Sam Gordon
Mon Jan 14, 2013 6:18 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2013] European Slalom Championships, London [Major]
Replies: 27
Views: 44538

Re: European Slalom Championships, London 2013

Interlude: Local point of skate interest about a couple of miles away is the Rom Skatepark: http://goo.gl/maps/JDqvi Website: http://romskatepark.com/ http://www.concretedisciples.com/cd_skate/UK/romford/rom_moguls1_opt.jpg Recent pics here: http://cakeaholicsanonymous.wordpress.com/2011/07/30/rom-...
by Sam Gordon
Fri Jan 11, 2013 2:23 pm
Forum: Racer Profiles
Topic: Klock, Peter - SWE [RIP]
Replies: 1
Views: 3978

Re: Klock, Peter - SWE [RIP]

Quite a shock to hear the very sad news of Peter's passing. Both very keen competitor and easy chap to get on with, it was great to chat about sailing with Peter as we waited to race. My sincere condolences to his family.

Sam
by Sam Gordon
Sat Dec 29, 2012 2:06 pm
Forum: 2013 Contest Calendar
Topic: Thread to discuss Dates, Status voting etc. for 2013
Replies: 102
Views: 45771

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

Hog Hill Open Season 2013 Hybrid Slalom/ GS/ Freeride 18th & 19th May 2013 http://www.redbridgecyclingcentre.co.uk/ London UK Basic Status/ Prime Status to be requested http://www.ukslalomskateboarding.org.uk/event/hog-hill-open-season-2013/ edit by Calendar Supervisor on 30.December 2012 Event adde...
by Sam Gordon
Fri Dec 28, 2012 6:43 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2013] European Slalom Championships, London [Major]
Replies: 27
Views: 44538

[2013] European Slalom Championships, London [Major]

The International Slalom Skateboarding Association (ISSA) Board of Directors and its European Status Marshals have awarded The 2013 European Championships of Slalom Skateboarding to LONDON. Euros Info Pack website now online here: http://www.Euro2013.co.uk http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8049/8372097...
by Sam Gordon
Sat Dec 08, 2012 12:37 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: 2013 Monthly Site Sponsor Schedule
Replies: 24
Views: 9721

Re: 2013 Site Sponsor Schedule

Thanks Jani. GFX probably won't be sorted until new year. I'll leave picking up July for now and will maybe take it up if it does not disappear over the next month. Sorting out Euros camping today. Longboard folks were a little wayward at the campsite in October so I'm having to be be quite diplomat...
by Sam Gordon
Wed Dec 05, 2012 9:11 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: 2013 Monthly Site Sponsor Schedule
Replies: 24
Views: 9721

Re: 2013 Site Sponsor Schedule

If July 2013 is still available then the UKSSA will grab that too. Let me know if that is OK, what with Rob sponsoring August. Given the start date of the Euros would it not be best that Rob's booking is brought forward to July? If not, then we can always have UKSSA Euros and link to the event in Ju...
by Sam Gordon
Tue Dec 04, 2012 7:00 pm
Forum: 2013 Contest Calendar
Topic: Thread to discuss Dates, Status voting etc. for 2013
Replies: 102
Views: 45771

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

Think I may have confused Rob with the dates when we put in the application.

The dates for the Euros will be from Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th August. 2013! there is no Monday involved.

Thanks,


Sam
by Sam Gordon
Tue Aug 21, 2012 3:12 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2012] Mallorca Slalom Grand Prix 13-14 October [Main]
Replies: 95
Views: 67862

Re: Mallorca Slalom Grand Prix 13-14 October [Main]

Any news of the Paypal set up as yet? Im sure that most folks would rather pay a premium of 3.5% rather than 29%!!!

Thanks for the below!
by Sam Gordon
Sat Aug 18, 2012 4:20 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2012] Mallorca Slalom Grand Prix 13-14 October [Main]
Replies: 95
Views: 67862

Re: Mallorca Slalom Grand Prix 13-14 October [Main]

THAT SOUNDS PROMISING! However the bank I'm with, HSBC, offers this: http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8430/7808333940_6b59ce01fa.jpg How much will it cost? If your payment falls within the criteria for a Worldpay payment, the charge is £9. All other payments will be charged at £17. If you want the bene...
by Sam Gordon
Sat Aug 18, 2012 3:11 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2012] Mallorca Slalom Grand Prix 13-14 October [Main]
Replies: 95
Views: 67862

Re: Mallorca Slalom Grand Prix 13-14 October [Main]

Can we pay by Paypal or on arrival?
Bank transfers are notoriously expensive and the money only goes into into bankers' bonuses rather than into the economy, as we are witnessing!
Thanks,

Sam

Oh yes, where do we find a list of registered riders?
by Sam Gordon
Thu Jun 14, 2012 9:47 am
Forum: England
Topic: 2012 RAZORBACK GAMES - June 30/ July 1st
Replies: 3
Views: 2068

Re: 2012 RAZORBACK GAMES - June 30/ July 1st

Fantastich!

Our best are on it:


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by Sam Gordon
Wed May 23, 2012 9:51 pm
Forum: England
Topic: The RUSH 2012: 8 July Brands Hatch [Cancelled]
Replies: 1
Views: 1306

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

Cancelled. 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 us use the track, this only came to light this afternoon. So we must announce that The Rush 2012 has been...
by Sam Gordon
Fri May 11, 2012 10:59 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2012] Amsterdam Slalom Series 12-13 May [Main]
Replies: 42
Views: 19839

Re: Amsterdam Slalom Series 12-13 May 2012 [Main]

AMSTERDAM HAS A RED LIGHT DISTRICT???????
by Sam Gordon
Mon May 07, 2012 7:54 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2012] Amsterdam Slalom Series 12-13 May [Main]
Replies: 42
Views: 19839

Re: Amsterdam Slalom Series 12-13 May 2012 [Main]

Are the covers ripped off and gracing the underside of a hot rockin' deck?
by Sam Gordon
Fri May 04, 2012 1:52 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2012] Amsterdam Slalom Series 12-13 May [Main]
Replies: 42
Views: 19839

Re: Amsterdam Slalom Series 12-13 May 2012 [Main]

Thanks Flavio Flave!
by Sam Gordon
Fri May 04, 2012 11:53 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2012] Amsterdam Slalom Series 12-13 May [Main]
Replies: 42
Views: 19839

Re: Amsterdam Slalom Series 12-13 May 2012 [Main]

Hi Flavio, because of various family commitments I've registered and booked on a redeye flight to arrive Saturday morning; which should get to the race site around 10:00am. If I don't make it then please get one of the UK bunch to qualify for me. Paul Price is usually very helpful in this matter, bu...
by Sam Gordon
Wed May 02, 2012 6:12 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2012] The RUSH: 8 July - Brands Hatch [Cancelled]
Replies: 3
Views: 1849

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

For those of us without Google Translate, that's German for 'Like.'
by Sam Gordon
Wed May 02, 2012 5:53 pm
Forum: England
Topic: The RUSH 2012: 8 July Brands Hatch [Cancelled]
Replies: 1
Views: 1306

The RUSH 2012: 8 July Brands Hatch [Cancelled]

THE best slalom hill in the UK and skated on by racing legends for five decades. http://www.ukslalomskateboarding.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/14-Edit-for-web.jpg Giant Slalom and 100 Cone Challenge Facebook event details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/267120890047683/ Video: http://yout...
by Sam Gordon
Wed May 02, 2012 5:53 pm
Forum: England
Topic: 2012 RAZORBACK GAMES - June 30/ July 1st
Replies: 3
Views: 2068

Re: 2012 RAZORBACK GAMES - June 30/ July 1st

Slalom Sponsors: http://www.octanesport.com/ http://www.pavel-skates.com/cms/ http://www.seismicskate.com/ Freeride Sponsors: http://www.newtons-shred.co.uk/ Did skating ever need the Olympics? Well, the Hog Hill circuit is a fine by product of said event. In its honour, here's the RAZORBACK GAMES. ...
by Sam Gordon
Wed May 02, 2012 5:53 pm
Forum: England
Topic: 2012 RAZORBACK GAMES - June 30/ July 1st
Replies: 3
Views: 2068

2012 RAZORBACK GAMES - June 30/ July 1st

You said you were ambivalent towards a skate Olympics.
WE GIVE YOU:

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Poster Design: http://www.octanesport.com/
by Sam Gordon
Wed May 02, 2012 5:52 pm
Forum: England
Topic: CYCLOLAUNCH Dual Slalom, Gravesend - June 10th 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1358

Re: CYCLOLAUNCH Dual Slalom, Gravesend - June 10th 2012

From 1:30pm 'til the light fades. Sponsors: Octane Sport: http://www.octanesport.com/ Seismic Skate Systems: http://www.seismicskate.com/ Hybrid slalom at http://www.cyclopark.com/ This is a welcome return to a new location that has a fantastic sloped straight for slalom and a skatepark attached. Th...