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by David Graves-Witherell
Sat Aug 17, 2013 8:04 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: [2013] Race in Western Mass, Sept 7
Replies: 8
Views: 3383

Re: Race in Western Mass, Sept 7, 2013

This is always a fun time with friends! I'll be there w/o the girls (dance and fall softball). It will be fun to get back on the board again. Besides 30 mins in April. I haven't skated since Antrim last September. Good thing Dr. Dan will be around :). Looking forward to seeing you all again. It has ...
by David Graves-Witherell
Sat Oct 20, 2012 5:08 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: New England 2012 Outlaw and Practice Info
Replies: 12
Views: 4581

Re: New England 2012 Outlaw and Practice Info

I hope that we are still racing next Sunday. $10, $20 or just racing. It's all good. We were snowed out last year. It's 70 in MA today! Trying to find time with twins' dance and Fall softball schedule to run some cones this weekend to get ready. Haven't done anything since Antrim. I have next Sunday...
by David Graves-Witherell
Wed Aug 22, 2012 3:53 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: [2012] 5th Annual - Barbecue / Skateboard Race! Aug 25
Replies: 9
Views: 3356

Re: 5th Annual - Barbecue / Skateboard Race!

I'll be there. Maddie and Olivia will probably not make this one :( They were invited to Canobie Lake Park and a sleepover for Friday.
by David Graves-Witherell
Sat May 12, 2012 6:07 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: New England Call List
Replies: 27
Views: 21769

Re: New England Call List

Welcome Shawn.
by David Graves-Witherell
Fri Apr 20, 2012 7:25 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 291148

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

Hi Lindsey :)

Did someone say FARM?
by David Graves-Witherell
Fri Mar 30, 2012 3:32 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Slalom returns to the DC AREA!
Replies: 4
Views: 2822

Re: Slalom returns to the DC AREA!

Yeah!!! Looking forward to August!
by David Graves-Witherell
Fri Feb 10, 2012 4:26 pm
Forum: 2012 Contest Calendar
Topic: Thread to discuss Dates, Status voting etc. for 2012
Replies: 114
Views: 61424

Re: 2012 International Slalom Contest Schedule

Tentative 2012 North American Schedule: All sanctions so far are tentative. All organizers have expressed interest. January 14, San Diego, CA. HS (Jrs only), GS. Basic February March 30-Apr 1, Sizzler, Houston TX, Main May 19,20, Virginia, Basic or Prime May 26, 27, Slalom St Louis. Main? June 23-2...
by David Graves-Witherell
Sun Nov 27, 2011 6:18 pm
Forum: AXE
Topic: $20 Off Completes at Sk8Kings Now thru Friday !
Replies: 3
Views: 1739

Re: $20 Off Completes at Sk8Kings Now thru Monday

That's a great deal!
by David Graves-Witherell
Mon Sep 26, 2011 4:29 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: [2011] Antrim Can/Am International - September 16-17-18
Replies: 36
Views: 31113

Re: 2011 Antrim Can/Am International - September 16-17-18

Thank you Dave, Brian, Harry, Mig, MB and the town of Antrim for another great race weekend! Looking forward to returning next year already. I may even train between now and then :). Hope to have some new young racers for the kids race with me. Share the fun and pass it on.
by David Graves-Witherell
Mon Sep 26, 2011 4:21 pm
Forum: AXE
Topic: Thank you Axe Army
Replies: 2
Views: 1501

Thank you Axe Army

Ritchie + Maria, It was great to meet you and the other Axe Army members at Antrim last weekend. Great boards and great people. I learned a lot hanging out with you and appreciate the tips on fine tuning my Axe II ultimate. I used it with confidence in TS, HS and GS. As an admitted gear whore, stick...
by David Graves-Witherell
Wed Sep 14, 2011 3:18 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: [2011] NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series
Replies: 23
Views: 9823

Re: NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series 2011

October race sounds great. If it's on a Sunday I could probably get both Olivia and Maddie out w/ me.
by David Graves-Witherell
Sun Jul 24, 2011 6:44 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: [2011] Skate & Eat. S.Hadley Race - 7/23/11
Replies: 25
Views: 7814

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

Thanks to the Parrish clan for hosting a fun race. Olivia and Maddie had a great time and asked if we could do some more slalom before the race next weekend!
by David Graves-Witherell
Mon Jul 18, 2011 9:11 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: [2011] Skate & Eat. S.Hadley Race - 7/23/11
Replies: 25
Views: 7814

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

I'll see what I can find crawling around too. If my cat uses it's claws on my leather chair one more time, it might be pretty easy to find something for the grill. I hope I didn't miss my chance by not picking up the sea gull on the side of the Mass Pike this morning, but I was already running late....
by David Graves-Witherell
Thu Jul 07, 2011 3:00 am
Forum: New England
Topic: [2011] NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series
Replies: 23
Views: 9823

Re: NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series 2011

Can't do the weekend of the 16th but the 30th looks open. Happy to help out too.
by David Graves-Witherell
Wed Jun 15, 2011 11:15 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: [2011] Skate & Eat. S.Hadley Race - 7/23/11
Replies: 25
Views: 7814

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

I have a feeling that what we call "sketchy bush meat" in Boston might not be what our NH friends would lable "sketchy bush meat."
by David Graves-Witherell
Sat Jun 11, 2011 6:36 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: [2011] Skate & Eat. S.Hadley Race - 7/23/11
Replies: 25
Views: 7814

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

Thanks Dan. Looks like a lot of fun. I'm looking forward to it.
by David Graves-Witherell
Tue Jun 07, 2011 3:46 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: [Sold] Radikal Front & Rear for Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 1422

Re: Radikal Front & Rear for Sale

PP sent. Thanks Marty!
by David Graves-Witherell
Mon Jun 06, 2011 10:51 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: [Sold] Radikal Front & Rear for Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 1422

Re: Radikal Front & Rear for Sale

email/pm sent
by David Graves-Witherell
Thu May 05, 2011 12:03 am
Forum: Airflow
Topic: spherical in airflows
Replies: 4
Views: 3234

My 110mm Airflow fits the tracker RTX baseplate. It came w/ an orion base place which only has new school spacing so I switched it out. Works fine. I also wonder about adding the spherical bearing.
by David Graves-Witherell
Wed May 04, 2011 3:51 pm
Forum: FullBag Skates
Topic: Full Bag Quiver (how do you like your Full Bag?)
Replies: 7
Views: 5820

Took the Red Baron out last Friday evening with some friends but didn't have the right bushings combo. Think I got it right Saturday and really like the Red Baron. The wider concave mellow kicktail feels great. I have the radikal claw at 8 or 9 degrees w/ clear/blue rad bushings in the front and a a...
by David Graves-Witherell
Fri Apr 22, 2011 4:18 pm
Forum: FullBag Skates
Topic: Full Bag Quiver (how do you like your Full Bag?)
Replies: 7
Views: 5820

Feels like Christmas. Just gripped the JITT and Red Baron. Thanks Mig! Hope to be able to make some runs next Sunday w/ the Boston crew and try them out. Had. To sell some of my coveted Bull Dog Skates wheels to get these boards but have added some nice decks to my race quiver. Thanks for the wedge ...
by David Graves-Witherell
Fri Apr 15, 2011 2:03 am
Forum: FullBag Skates
Topic: Full Bag Quiver (how do you like your Full Bag?)
Replies: 7
Views: 5820

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by David Graves-Witherell
Tue Apr 12, 2011 7:37 pm
Forum: FullBag Skates
Topic: Full Bag Quiver (how do you like your Full Bag?)
Replies: 7
Views: 5820

Good catch Rick! You are correct. I did not mean a Radikal Claw but the rear Radikal truck (not the wing rear but the other.) I just sent Mig a Pay Pal for both :) I'll email you once I have them. Put an order in to Sk8Kings for some accessories too. Can't wait for the ankle to heal up and really ge...
by David Graves-Witherell
Fri Apr 08, 2011 6:56 pm
Forum: FullBag Skates
Topic: Full Bag Quiver (how do you like your Full Bag?)
Replies: 7
Views: 5820

Full Bag Quiver (how do you like your Full Bag?)

The wide concave tail and multiple W/B choices of the Full Bag boards makes a lot of sense to me so I am pulling the trigger on a JITT and Red Baron. (Yes, I'm also a gear whore). I look forward to my own personal HS shoot out with the Red Baron, Axe II Ultimate and Pavel C Bark HS. I'm curious how ...
by David Graves-Witherell
Fri Apr 01, 2011 4:37 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: Full Bag JITT?
Replies: 4
Views: 2091

Seems they are in stock now :)
by David Graves-Witherell
Thu Mar 17, 2011 9:42 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Travelling timer kit needed
Replies: 20
Views: 8007

Time Traveling Kit Needed?

That's why I still skate. I'm 14 years old again.

Oh... never mind. I just misread the post heading.

Too bad. I think we could use a time traveling kit too!
by David Graves-Witherell
Thu Mar 17, 2011 9:30 pm
Forum: AXE
Topic: Nex Axe II Ultimate?
Replies: 1
Views: 1587

Nex Axe II Ultimate?

Is it true that you are working on a new Axe II for the Axe Army? Any details you can share? I love my Axe II Ultimate, but would love it even more if the tail was a little wider ;)
by David Graves-Witherell
Sun Mar 06, 2011 7:32 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: A problem with image and perception.
Replies: 40
Views: 16481

Me too. When I was just getting started last spring, I spent a good amount of time on YouTube watching slalom videos to see where the sport was now after 25 years. The 2009 Sizzler video was the one that I kept going back to. A very attractive balance of what is fun, competitive and cool about slalo...
by David Graves-Witherell
Fri Feb 25, 2011 3:03 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: Full Bag JITT?
Replies: 4
Views: 2091

Great! Thanks Mig. It's gonna be a great start to the 2011 season.
by David Graves-Witherell
Thu Feb 24, 2011 6:18 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: Full Bag JITT?
Replies: 4
Views: 2091

Full Bag JITT?

"I like big butts and I cannot lie"
Anyone have a Full Bag Junk in the trunk for sale? I'm looking for a TS board and like the wide tail. Would also be interested in louis ricard's model and the seemingly elusive Red Baron. Thanks all!
David
by David Graves-Witherell
Sat Jan 29, 2011 2:29 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: [2011] Antrim Can/Am International - September 16-17-18
Replies: 36
Views: 31113

Thanks for leading the charge Dave. I can't wait to hang w/ the good people of Antrim and race again. Great way to spend a fall weekend in New England!
by David Graves-Witherell
Sat Dec 18, 2010 6:36 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: Looking for a Full Bag Red Baron
Replies: 0
Views: 1136

Looking for a Full Bag Red Baron

Anybody have a Full Bag Red Baron they are willing to part with? Used/good condition is OK. Seeing as they are made in the North Pole, it would make a nice Christmas present from Santa. I don't think that my quest for my perfect H/S tight G/S board would be complete w/o a RB. Thanks!
by David Graves-Witherell
Mon Sep 27, 2010 7:26 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: [2010] Antrim Can/Am Slalom Championships Sept. 17-18-19
Replies: 34
Views: 23105

Thanks to all the racers and the people of Antrim! That was a fun time! I know I was spoiled to have the Can/Am as my first race experience, but I can't wait to do it all again. I appreciate all of the coaching, friendly competition and good times. I'm working on a top secret training program design...
by David Graves-Witherell
Tue Sep 21, 2010 6:23 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: [2010] NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series
Replies: 26
Views: 9447

I would love to come up to Antrim and race again. On Sundays my Daughter Maddie can come up with me for the kids race. I don't know if she's willing to skip her Hip Hop dance class at noon on Saturdays, but I'll ask. Will this be on PLR or at on the 202 hill?
by David Graves-Witherell
Sat Jul 24, 2010 1:56 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Antrim, NH Slalom Training on Sundays
Replies: 18
Views: 8363

Thanks Dave! Looking forward to it!
by David Graves-Witherell
Sat Jul 17, 2010 6:06 pm
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Wheel discussion
Topic: Anyone riding Oust Mood 72 mm?
Replies: 0
Views: 2026

Anyone riding Oust Mood 72 mm?

I picked some up to set up with the Pavel GS I got from Rob S earlier this spring, but don't have the right trucks yet for the complete set up. I put them on my Axe II with the longer wb setting and they seem fast and grippy, but maybe a little to big (wide) for the tight hybrid I was running. Haven...
by David Graves-Witherell
Fri May 21, 2010 3:49 am
Forum: New England
Topic: NESRA Burlington Bomb - Article, Photos, Video, Results
Replies: 16
Views: 6388

Great write up and videos. Looked like a fun race. Hope to make it to one before Antrim in Sept.
by David Graves-Witherell
Sun May 09, 2010 11:48 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: [Sold] FS: Pavel GS (Price Drop)
Replies: 7
Views: 2913

Thanks for making it Don. I believe this deck will inspire a lot of skating this season and will make a great addition to my small but growing quiver.
by David Graves-Witherell
Fri Apr 30, 2010 6:57 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: [Sold] FS: Pavel GS (Price Drop)
Replies: 7
Views: 2913

Thanks for the great deal on an awesome deck. Can't wait to set it up and let it run!
by David Graves-Witherell
Thu Feb 25, 2010 7:03 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Intro from Boston
Replies: 25
Views: 9696

Thanks for the warm welcome guys. I look forward to meeting you all later this Spring. Best of luck in Texas.
by David Graves-Witherell
Tue Feb 23, 2010 6:44 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Intro from Boston
Replies: 25
Views: 9696

Intro from Boston

Hi all, Just wanted to introduce myself and get started on the learning curve. I just turned 43 and got back into skateboarding 1 year ago after a 23 year break. I have been sneaking off to my local indoor park (when work and family allow) to learn how to ride transition. Never really had much oppor...