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by Adam Trahan
Sat Jan 01, 2011 5:12 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 314113

I need to check the site more often...

Good to see the lights are still on.
by Adam Trahan
Sat Jan 01, 2011 5:01 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Slalom will not succeed without a kit.
Replies: 20
Views: 10545

Great ideas John, I agree 100%

Online kit from any manufacture.


You are responsible for efforts in many disciplines, we used to write letters before the Internet...

You never give up even when the foolish overwhelm you...

John's advice is good.
by Adam Trahan
Sun May 30, 2010 7:23 am
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 314113

Looks like you guys kept the light on, cool.

I check in from time to time and if you need help, I am available.


There has been a lot of water under the bridge since I started the site...





Anyway, I enjoy checking in from time to time.

Thanks for the mention guys.
by Adam Trahan
Sat Jun 03, 2006 2:13 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: WTB: soft cambria set
Replies: 0
Views: 1072

WTB: soft cambria set

Hello to all my old friends.

I am hang gliding and paragliding again, want to get a board in shape.

I'm looking for a cheap, gently used (not coned) soft set of cambrias.

e-mail hangwind@cox.net

Thanks,

adam
by Adam Trahan
Thu Feb 03, 2005 5:44 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: "the dark side of the cone"
Replies: 789
Views: 579556

...damn, can't say I blame you. At one point, I was e-mailing back and forth to Groff, it was full on ultra-violence. He lied about some stuff but other things, he got straight to the point. I tried so hard to get him back here, best I could do was get him to sponsor the place for a month. That was ...
by Adam Trahan
Sun Jan 09, 2005 2:09 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: "the dark side of the cone"
Replies: 789
Views: 579556

Goad: Bow to no man, don't let the KOOK f#@k with you, get over it. Nec aspera terrent. [a thought] I've always wanted to have a contest. A race, each of us gets to pick out a sport, each of us races each other in their chosen sport. I would choose, hmm, speed gliding... Darwin would win. Cheers you...
by Adam Trahan
Thu Dec 23, 2004 3:20 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: NCDSA is down?
Replies: 40
Views: 26375

Adam where are you Bro? Which one? I got sick of being slammed at ncdsa.com by the people there who didn't know me from Adam I like the site in small doses and I hope it doesn't die but it matters not to me. I've been busy, got married, thinking about changing jobs, paragliding (AWESOME!), a little...
by Adam Trahan
Fri Nov 05, 2004 2:17 am
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: A face for our sport
Replies: 49
Views: 46231

Jani,

There are two sides to the story.

I don't feel the need to tell mine again.

Personally, I hope that Gilmour's idea takes hold.

Have fun,

adam
by Adam Trahan
Fri Nov 05, 2004 2:06 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: WTB: One Set of Good Condition "Soft" Cambria's
Replies: 0
Views: 1380

WTB: One Set of Good Condition "Soft" Cambria's

Hey.

I'm looking for some good used condition Cambria's in a softer durometer, I need the spacers too, I have bearings.

Contact me if you gottem.

hangwind@earthlink.net
by Adam Trahan
Thu Oct 21, 2004 4:45 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Too Wet to Skateboard, but not too wet to go paragliding.
Replies: 12
Views: 7445

I have been paragliding (UP Makalu2) and I totally dig it... I can't wait to go again and again. Soon as I build up time, it's off to Torrey and then to Makapuu with my paraglider and my foils for kiteboarding.

Hopefully I will get in some time skateboarding.
by Adam Trahan
Sun Oct 17, 2004 8:41 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: Changes?
Replies: 7
Views: 5017

Cool, good hearing from you. My fiance' likes the skateboarding, paragliding, kitesurfing and she likes it that I put her first along with my children before any sport or hobby. This is my second mariage, the first one died because I lost who I was, I started growing up losing who I was and I change...
by Adam Trahan
Sun Oct 17, 2004 1:47 am
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: Changes?
Replies: 7
Views: 5017

Good. We are all human the way I see it, all have faults, all have some positive attributes. Although I got the site up and running without Jani's direct help, if it wasn't for him, I would not have had the interest in doing so. When he decided to help me with the esthetic and the details, the thing...
by Adam Trahan
Thu Oct 14, 2004 3:34 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: Changes?
Replies: 7
Views: 5017

Who is running the place John? I am still checking in at least two or three times a week. I'm glad to see that things are still progressing. The last that I had heard, Jack was going to "find someone else" and I've lost that thread and haven't looked for it yet. I see that I have administration righ...
by Adam Trahan
Thu Sep 30, 2004 4:33 am
Forum: ISSA - Old topics
Topic: ISSA + UKSSA = ?
Replies: 31
Views: 26291

Re: Last comment

Chris Linford wrote: You may also find that your sites stop working or other daring do's.
Hey Chris,

Do you really think skateboarding is that serious?

I don't.

Have some fun.

Drink a Guinness.

Laugh at yourself once in a while, it's good for your soul.

All the best!

adam
by Adam Trahan
Mon Sep 27, 2004 4:13 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: John Kerry [snipped from John Gilmour post]
Replies: 22
Views: 13710

I can understand your amazement but the fact of the matter is that everytime I have voted, I had to show my voter registration card along with a picture I.D. before I was afforded the opportunity. If you want controversy, one only has to look at the last election where the vote count in Florida was ...
by Adam Trahan
Thu Aug 26, 2004 4:17 am
Forum: Turner Summer Ski
Topic: Turner Summerski Ltd - Important Announcement
Replies: 30
Views: 32520

Thanks for the kudos Glenn. I'm hoping that Jack will take the lead soon. One of the community sites that I built up and handed off died shortly afterward because the new editor did not do anything. He didn't put anything into the site and it died. I don't want to see that happen here. It's sort of ...
by Adam Trahan
Fri Aug 20, 2004 6:23 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: kraftwerk
Replies: 8
Views: 5516

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...fun fun fun on the autobahn.
by Adam Trahan
Thu Aug 19, 2004 8:51 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: kraftwerk
Replies: 8
Views: 5516

kraftwerk

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...excellent contribution to music. Boing Boom Tschak
by Adam Trahan
Thu Aug 19, 2004 6:37 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: [Announcement] Editorial and ownership transfer 2004
Replies: 87
Views: 78259

Bittner, you have no idea how close I came to getting in contact with you. I have one confidant that is outside of Jack, John, Jani and Hans and I did talk to him about you as a choice. You were next in line Andy, this is my word. We would have had this long drawn out process of figuring out how to ...
by Adam Trahan
Tue Aug 17, 2004 6:15 am
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: [Announcement] Editorial and ownership transfer 2004
Replies: 87
Views: 78259

Hans, Please remember, this is Jacks site. What I say forward is just my personal feelings, that's it. www.smallstreams.com is the site, it's huge. Like 30-50 people online at all times reading so many stories. It started out as my home page and people gravitated to it because we worked together on ...
by Adam Trahan
Tue Aug 17, 2004 1:05 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: John Kerry [snipped from John Gilmour post]
Replies: 22
Views: 13710

Whoa, I enjoy talking politics with people of the same sort of interests. It can be done and in good style. Respect for each other is paramount. I went to see the movie Farenheit 9/11 and it disturbed me. So many things were said about our President. I don't know what is the truth, if ANY of it is, ...
by Adam Trahan
Mon Aug 16, 2004 7:43 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: [Announcement] Editorial and ownership transfer 2004
Replies: 87
Views: 78259

Dave: No worries, thanks for the clarification. Jack, Jani, Hans, John et al: Jack owns the site, it is not mine and I have made no plans to just go away. If you find my opinion valid and you want to consider my advice, I am more than willing to continue to give it. Moving forward, it will mesh with...
by Adam Trahan
Sun Aug 15, 2004 1:37 am
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: [Announcement] Editorial and ownership transfer 2004
Replies: 87
Views: 78259

Jani and Hans,

I don't have anything more to add.

I hope you guys work this out.

I'm thankful to everyone for the accolades, I'm sorry that you guys aren't happy, everyone deserves to be happy.

adam
by Adam Trahan
Fri Aug 13, 2004 11:21 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: [Announcement] Editorial and ownership transfer 2004
Replies: 87
Views: 78259

I have a board that I shaped/glassed made from a blank of carbon foam that was given to me by Dimitriji Milovitch (inventor of the Snowsurfboard) in 1979. I sent it to Gareth to be finished (I introduced him to Dimitriji), he sent it to Rick Howell and I paid Rick Howell to finish it and it's pretty...
by Adam Trahan
Fri Aug 13, 2004 8:37 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: [Announcement] Editorial and ownership transfer 2004
Replies: 87
Views: 78259

Jani and Hans, yes you guys are friends, brothers of sorts. Friends fight, friends laugh, cry don't talk with each other blah blah blah and friends are good and family is too. The important thing here is that we are not seeing eye to eye, we have to agree to disagree. I held the trump card and it go...
by Adam Trahan
Fri Aug 13, 2004 4:30 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: [Announcement] Editorial and ownership transfer 2004
Replies: 87
Views: 78259

Martin, Jack can delete the post but doing the surgery to "remove" his words from your account and implanting it to Michael's is impossible as the moderators do not know passwords, etc to manipulate accounts like that. There is the possiblilty to delete the post though, that would be good form. Jani...
by Adam Trahan
Fri Aug 13, 2004 3:22 am
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: [Announcement] Editorial and ownership transfer 2004
Replies: 87
Views: 78259

Dear Jani,

blah blah blah...

Love,

adam
by Adam Trahan
Thu Aug 12, 2004 10:53 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: [Announcement] Editorial and ownership transfer 2004
Replies: 87
Views: 78259

final notes

Michael (Martin :D ), My apologies to you Michael Stride (Chris Linford et al) for loosing my way. I made a big mistake by forgetting where I came from. I'm not talking about Hans making the WRS, I believe that this could be a good thing, but of taking the liscense to endorse something that I had ab...
by Adam Trahan
Thu Aug 12, 2004 7:51 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: [Announcement] Editorial and ownership transfer 2004
Replies: 87
Views: 78259

Thanks Rick, Dan, Steve, Jack, Tom, Mark, Chris, John, Robert, Steve, Martin and Nick ( Shaggy and the rest of you who have thanked me in e-mail). I appreciate your support. The site is growing no doubt. I stayed a little too long and got involved with some things (WRS) that I had no business in wit...
by Adam Trahan
Wed Aug 11, 2004 11:42 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: John Kerry [snipped from John Gilmour post]
Replies: 22
Views: 13710

John Kerry [snipped from John Gilmour post]

[snipped]...Senator John Kerry skated my slalom course on the Charles River and said…"If anything happens and you get stuck, I have experience getting people out" and gave me his phone number. John, is this true? You meet him and he skated cones? How cool. I am registered as a republican and have m...
by Adam Trahan
Wed Aug 11, 2004 8:57 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: [Announcement] Editorial and ownership transfer 2004
Replies: 87
Views: 78259

Jani, I am quite calm and have never cursed you. Above I used the "F" word on purpose, it sort of felt good as I have been holding back for quite some time. I know who I am and I don't have a problem discussing politics or anything else, it just has to be about respect, much of which you lack at thi...
by Adam Trahan
Wed Aug 11, 2004 7:46 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: [Announcement] Editorial and ownership transfer 2004
Replies: 87
Views: 78259

Chris, Thank you for responding. Sometimes you have to stand up for what you believe in and I applaud your decision to speak up here. NO ONE should have had to read this. Thank you for welcoming Jack, this is what this thread is all about. He will do a good job. You only have to look at one's histor...
by Adam Trahan
Wed Aug 11, 2004 6:58 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: [Announcement] Editorial and ownership transfer 2004
Replies: 87
Views: 78259

I need these questions answered: - Is this a community site? - Is this site owned by the community? - Who's property is the files stored on the server? - Why do community members pay the monthly fee, if someone owns the site in person. - Could this site be sold? - Why would a site like this need ad...
by Adam Trahan
Tue Aug 10, 2004 8:13 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Too Wet to Skateboard, but not too wet to go paragliding.
Replies: 12
Views: 7445

...shiza Brady, I didn't catch this post, unreal!

You LIVED by not dying.

Flying is cool.

Thanks for sharing your first flight and now we are brothers in the air.

Best to you,

adam
by Adam Trahan
Sat Aug 07, 2004 9:30 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: [Announcement] Editorial and ownership transfer 2004
Replies: 87
Views: 78259

Thanks Dan, Rick, Jani, Mark, Tom, Steve, Jack et al. When it cools down here (in Arizona) I plan to start skateboarding (slalom and pool/bowl) more. It's really draining in August, the monsoon is in full swing, it's like 100 plus degrees every single day... I am getting married in November, current...
by Adam Trahan
Fri Aug 06, 2004 7:58 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: [Announcement] Editorial and ownership transfer 2004
Replies: 87
Views: 78259

Hans, You use words here like "was a good thing" and preface the change in not such a good light. Those are your words, you own them, here are some of mine. You still have not welcomed Jack as the new editor/owner. You say alot but you say absolutely nothing at the same time . At one point, I wanted...
by Adam Trahan
Thu Aug 05, 2004 5:12 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: [Announcement] Editorial and ownership transfer 2004
Replies: 87
Views: 78259

"I don't see it as something owned and run by a single person." I may be wrong, but I think Adam (a single person) started this site, and IMO what he does with it is up to him. As I said, I may be wrong....... if so I apologize. Dan, Thanks for your comment(s). Yes, you are right. 2 or 3 years ago ...
by Adam Trahan
Wed Aug 04, 2004 6:08 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: [Announcement] Editorial and ownership transfer 2004
Replies: 87
Views: 78259

[Announcement] Editorial and ownership transfer 2004

It is with great pleasure that I am able to make this announcement. The time is right for me and for you, the community, to see a continuance of this skateboard slalom specific web site, while at the same time, realizing a new editor, Jack Smith . No doubt I thought long and hard about my choices an...
by Adam Trahan
Fri Jul 30, 2004 3:43 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: A prodigal son returns
Replies: 7
Views: 3962

...well how cool is that.

You are in a good place.

Many of us have stories similiar to yours.

adam
by Adam Trahan
Fri Jul 02, 2004 5:27 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: Needed Pivot cups
Replies: 8
Views: 4392

Check your mailbox early next week.
by Adam Trahan
Wed Jun 30, 2004 10:23 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: Needed Pivot cups
Replies: 8
Views: 4392

I think I have a set, they are yours, send me a PM with your post address.

adam
by Adam Trahan
Fri Jun 25, 2004 3:54 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: Cuss Words in a post
Replies: 8
Views: 5415

Adam, I'll put my filter on http://slalomspot.com/yabbse/index.php and you send all those little kiddies my way. Karl, I told you what to do about that. :D www.slalomspot.com is a teen web site on skateboard slalom and it's a great place on the internet. On any account, like Jani says, it's not a b...
by Adam Trahan
Fri Jun 25, 2004 3:54 am
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: Cuss Words in a post
Replies: 8
Views: 5415

Glenn, When you sign up for www.slalomskateboarder.com there is a checkbox for (I think it's) 13 years old. If you choose 13 years old or older and you are given a membership to the web site. If you are younger, then you are not able to progress. So, we should be using words that a 13 year old or ol...
by Adam Trahan
Thu Jun 24, 2004 6:46 pm
Forum: Starting Line / Ramps
Topic: Radikal Racing Trucks Start Ramp Trailer
Replies: 20
Views: 19642

Great reading. ...I knew there was a story in there, thanks for posting it. It's great to read about the history, the evolution of the sport. I like researching because when you get down to it, most things in skateboarding have already been done. Tangent: When I watch my kids play THUG (video game) ...
by Adam Trahan
Thu Jun 24, 2004 4:13 pm
Forum: Starting Line / Ramps
Topic: Radikal Racing Trucks Start Ramp Trailer
Replies: 20
Views: 19642

This ramp is really cool. I'm glad to see Kevin's ideas becoming reality and someone coming up with the cash and time to make it happen. Wesley, can you go into more detail about this? We are all pulling hard to promote skateboard slalom. I like it when people are noticed for what they do even thou...
by Adam Trahan
Tue Jun 22, 2004 4:05 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: Phoenix G.R.S.
Replies: 102
Views: 109597

Hey guys, I'm here, just lurking... I've skated that ditch you are mentioning Steve, if it's the one I'm thinking, it's a hoot. Longboards with soft wheels will work well, 36" boards with loose trucks are really good too. Bring a broom and your gloves, watch out when you are getting tubed not to WHA...
by Adam Trahan
Sun Jun 13, 2004 5:30 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Cellular Phone Advice
Replies: 19
Views: 13424

...I have the Sony-Ericsson T-306, it's small, packs a bunch of features and I have dropped it a few times and it still works well. I've had Nokia's and Motorola V series phones, the Motorola's are bombproof. If you use it alot, get something you like, if it is for limited usage, get the cheapest th...
by Adam Trahan
Fri Jun 11, 2004 3:12 am
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Truck Discussion
Topic: z-roller trucks
Replies: 4
Views: 4244

...although originally made for "radical" and pool skateboarding, some of the LUGE guys use Z-Roller trucks if I am not mistaken.

There are better choices for the same money for a slalom board if that is what you are building.
by Adam Trahan
Wed Jun 09, 2004 5:17 am
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: Site suggestions.
Replies: 2
Views: 2695

Re: Site suggestions.

WesE wrote:I think the “GRS USA” forum, in the “Races & Results” catagory should have its name changed to “North America”, in order to fit the literary format of the catagory, and to include another country that has an established slalom scene (Canada).

Thanks.
Ok, there you go.

adam
by Adam Trahan
Sun May 30, 2004 3:45 am
Forum: RoeRacing
Topic: Insect skateboards
Replies: 11
Views: 12283

TANGENT:Remember how much fun it was to pump around on the (old) Z-Flex fiberglass rocker boards? [...if you had one or can remember] Maybe make that board a tad wider, more tail and nose, turn it upside down... I think that is what I would like, a flat "kick" from the rocker. The new metal Seismics...