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by Karl Floitgraf
Mon May 15, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2017] Nantes Slalom Race - French Open [Main]
Replies: 8
Views: 3429

Re: [2017] Nantes Slalom Race - French Open [Main candidate]

Hi!

Where is the sign up and hotel info for this race?

Cheers
by Karl Floitgraf
Sat Nov 24, 2012 2:17 am
Forum: Racer Profiles
Topic: Smart, Troy - USA [RIP]
Replies: 9
Views: 4523

Re: Troy Smart- USA

I wanted to post this video of Troy winning one of our local race series in Magnolia Woods back in June 2005. Troy was always very laid back and had an incredible smooth and powerful style. I learned a lot and I got a whole heck of a lot faster because of him. He always had a warm smile and I always...
by Karl Floitgraf
Mon Dec 05, 2011 12:39 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: Wanted: Pavel GoG Wood Deck
Replies: 4
Views: 1922

Wanted: Pavel GoG Wood Deck

Hey All

Pavel had some sick Wood decks that were released in 2007. I'm looking for the GoG model if anyone has one for sale.
by Karl Floitgraf
Mon Jul 25, 2011 12:07 am
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

Dan,

Thanks to you and your family for an incredible event. :).
by Karl Floitgraf
Wed May 05, 2010 6:13 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 291148

Rick

I'll be back in boston for that weekend, I haven't been home since october but I might have to make an appearance. Whose riding up from MA?
by Karl Floitgraf
Wed Apr 07, 2010 11:31 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Antrim Fire!!
Replies: 8
Views: 4130

New Promo Video for the Antrim race this year!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bX7nQrCgALM
by Karl Floitgraf
Wed Mar 31, 2010 2:51 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Intro from Boston
Replies: 25
Views: 9696

The most difficult thing with the fells is the parking situation. You absolutely need to have everyone meet somewhere else and ferry over to the spot. Jorre is in Malden next door and might be able to help with that stuff and I imagine I could guilt Bryan into running the skating aspect of it. Glenn...
by Karl Floitgraf
Wed Mar 31, 2010 2:20 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Intro from Boston
Replies: 25
Views: 9696

Sorry guys I'm still gittin my Edukatin done here, can't run a contest this year, but the fells is great practice spot!
by Karl Floitgraf
Tue Mar 23, 2010 9:34 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: NC Slalom!!!!!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 3553

Hey Darren

Middle of my last full semester of college- not enough time for anything.
Next weekend texas
4/3 Product release- will be busy
2 weeks after that Field trip to DC
Finals
... who knows after that

Maybe in May if I can sort it out :).
by Karl Floitgraf
Tue Mar 23, 2010 8:56 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: NC Slalom!!!!!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 3553

Come to Greensboro I've got spots and stoke for you.
by Karl Floitgraf
Fri Feb 26, 2010 12:20 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: USED SET OF GOG'S
Replies: 2
Views: 1675

First gen or adjustable?
by Karl Floitgraf
Thu Feb 25, 2010 1:18 am
Forum: ISSA - Old topics
Topic: [2010] Membership Dues Comments And Questions
Replies: 24
Views: 7754

Wes Tucker: why did you post this thread and delete your post? My post was a response to your post. Why can't everyone see it?
by Karl Floitgraf
Thu Feb 18, 2010 5:33 am
Forum: ISSA - Old topics
Topic: [2010] Membership Dues Comments And Questions
Replies: 24
Views: 7754

[2010] Membership Dues Comments And Questions

I fully support this but I think we need to make a bigger deal of letting everyone know about the discount for paying early. I was under the impression I could pay $25 on the hill in texas.

Edit: where did Wes's original post go?
by Karl Floitgraf
Fri Jan 29, 2010 4:18 pm
Forum: ISSA
Topic: Media and SlalomSkateboarder.com
Replies: 2
Views: 2690

Media and SlalomSkateboarder.com

Hey Everybody So I was brainstorming and I thinking about our homepage www.slalomskateboarder.com. I believe that the ISSA should designate or have the Contest organizer designate an 'official videographer' to be at every prime status race and above. We don't want a half hour of footage of everyone'...
by Karl Floitgraf
Wed Jan 20, 2010 11:52 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: [2010] Texas Sizzler, March 27-28
Replies: 178
Views: 68144

Can anyone recommend who to rent a car from if your under 25. Most places let you do it 21+ but policies vary and it can get expensive if you don't do it right.
by Karl Floitgraf
Thu Dec 10, 2009 7:36 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: Asheville North Carolina 2010 slalom contest?
Replies: 4
Views: 3275

Thanks for your words of encouragement Joe. I will keep everyone posted on developments.

Is the group buy in for insurance happening in 2010?
by Karl Floitgraf
Thu Dec 10, 2009 6:54 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: Asheville North Carolina 2010 slalom contest?
Replies: 4
Views: 3275

New Photos with the new pavement.

I am working on the permits now. If you are interested in helping out or just want to talk about it please email me.


Image
by Karl Floitgraf
Tue Nov 10, 2009 5:27 am
Forum: Radikal
Topic: broken kingpin !
Replies: 18
Views: 9358

Go to home depot and get a Grabbit bit for a drill. If your careful not to damage the threading on the truck you should be able to get your king pin out.
by Karl Floitgraf
Tue Sep 22, 2009 12:53 am
Forum: Timing System
Topic: IR or Tape Switches
Replies: 33
Views: 12021

IR or Tape Switches

I am about to put down the big investment of getting a timer and I want to know people's opinions of whether or not I should get an IR timer version of track mate or tape switches?
by Karl Floitgraf
Mon Sep 21, 2009 6:20 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Antrim Can/Am Sept. 18, 19 & 20, 2009
Replies: 87
Views: 42519

Congrats Louis!!!!


Sounds like it was a lot of fun, sorry I couldn't make it this year. See everyone at Dixie hopefully.
by Karl Floitgraf
Sat Aug 15, 2009 12:19 am
Forum: 2010 Contest Calendar
Topic: [Closed] 2010 Planning ahead
Replies: 49
Views: 29317

Texas Sizzler for US Nationals 2010!



WAAAAAHOOO!('s fish Tacos!!!!!!)
by Karl Floitgraf
Sat Aug 15, 2009 12:13 am
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: Masters category, Merging Pro/Am, Race attendance...
Replies: 42
Views: 17854

Turning pro should be a personal decision, and yes there is a lot of pressure to turn pro if you manage to get to the top of the Ams for a few months or a year. I respect my fellow racers decisions to make that jump when they want. The Amateur class is where you get the race experience to move up. A...
by Karl Floitgraf
Thu Jul 30, 2009 1:07 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Antrim Can/Am Sept. 18, 19 & 20, 2009
Replies: 87
Views: 42519

Rick Floyd wrote:Will there be a peg leg division?

I am so down.
by Karl Floitgraf
Wed Jul 22, 2009 11:52 pm
Forum: 2009 World Championships - Hood River, OR
Topic: Rental Cars at PDX
Replies: 11
Views: 4705

The real question is how did Rick end up with a rental car from HAWAII? Got a snorkel on that ride?
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by Karl Floitgraf
Sat Jun 20, 2009 12:57 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Boston Slalom Jam June 20th ?!
Replies: 31
Views: 13555

Looking good....

See you out there.
by Karl Floitgraf
Sat Jun 20, 2009 4:08 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Boston Slalom Jam June 20th ?!
Replies: 31
Views: 13555

OKAY GUYS! Weather report right now looks like it will stay cloudy but be not raining until Saturday Afternoon. Here's the plan: I want to be on the hill by 8:30am and set up by 9 running GS. Race all morning and set dual. Terry will bring the timer and cones, everyone else must bring pure stoke. My...
by Karl Floitgraf
Sat Jun 20, 2009 12:43 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Boston Slalom Jam June 20th ?!
Replies: 31
Views: 13555

Hey guys


Weather report looks actually like we might be able to do it.


So I say we try for it as of 6:45 pm Friday night. I will log on later and confirm around 10 to see where we are at.


DIRECTIONS!!!!!!!!
http://www.geocities.com/yosemite/trail ... ectMSF.htm
by Karl Floitgraf
Fri Jun 19, 2009 6:06 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Boston Slalom Jam June 20th ?!
Replies: 31
Views: 13555

Weather looks iffy. Might be a no- go. Keep your eye on it, if sunday clears up maybe we could ride.


Bummer.
by Karl Floitgraf
Mon Jun 15, 2009 5:45 am
Forum: Down South
Topic: Asheville North Carolina 2010 slalom contest?
Replies: 4
Views: 3275

Asheville North Carolina 2010 slalom contest?

So I took a trip up to Asheville NC, it's a great town with a vibrant culture and some very cool folks. It's in the mountains and there are a lot of great spots to skate a long with a killer skate park. http://gallery.me.com/coneskater/100066/DSC00063/web.jpg http://gallery.me.com/coneskater/100066/...
by Karl Floitgraf
Sun Jun 14, 2009 6:49 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Boston Slalom Jam June 20th ?!
Replies: 31
Views: 13555

plan on early start, 8:30-9 set up practice by 10 hopefully. Parking is going to be tough, car pooling is highly recommended. I am thinking maybe we should have some meet up points around 8:30 for folks coming from the north/ west. I need a rough head count. Terry do you have the timer? Special Gues...
by Karl Floitgraf
Sat Jun 13, 2009 5:24 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Boston Slalom Jam June 20th ?!
Replies: 31
Views: 13555

The Jam is on for sure! I will post up directions later this week. Party afterwards at OceanFrog's own Jorre's house with special celebrations for Bryan's 21st birthday! Any questions shoot me an email or call 781 492 9312. Glenn I am super stoked to hear Millie is competing! I can't believe that wh...
by Karl Floitgraf
Thu Jun 04, 2009 2:00 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Super-G, Hybrid & Hamburger - Now on 6/14
Replies: 33
Views: 13144

I wish you the best of luck Dan!


I had the pleasure of racing Adam Schwippert on that hill last year, very fun!!!


Unfortunately I will be flying home on the 16th, so I won't make it.


Dan can we use that timer the weekend after at the fells?
by Karl Floitgraf
Thu May 21, 2009 6:23 pm
Forum: New to slalom skateboarding?
Topic: still having some issues
Replies: 3
Views: 2686

From my limited experience with Bennets, they require a lot less wedging than other trucks.
by Karl Floitgraf
Thu May 14, 2009 5:12 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Boston Slalom Jam June 20th ?!
Replies: 31
Views: 13555

Glad to hear you are down Glenn! Saturday June 20th. North of Boston. Last year the location got blown before the race so we are keeping the exact location on the down low. Issues we have: -I am working on borrowing a timing system, but if anyone has any ideas about this please let me know. The park...
by Karl Floitgraf
Wed May 13, 2009 11:49 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Boston Slalom Jam June 20th ?!
Replies: 31
Views: 13555

Boston Slalom Jam June 20th ?!

I'm trying to get the band back together! Anyone interested in a jam/race in june? Thinking about bringing the cabana ramp to the top of the soapbox hill.
by Karl Floitgraf
Thu Apr 30, 2009 9:00 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: THE VENUE IS QUEERED
Replies: 27
Views: 9931

I think I should briefly clarify, I don't mean you don't have a right to an opinion, just that we should show respect to the people working hard to make this sport possible. Wes, I'm calling you out. I will learn to ride mod parallel stance and let's race. Next contest we're both at? It'll be more f...
by Karl Floitgraf
Wed Apr 29, 2009 5:17 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: THE VENUE IS QUEERED
Replies: 27
Views: 9931

Joyce you have to contribute something before you can have an opinion. Go start a team that helps young girls get to races or something and we might be all ears to listen to your opinions.
by Karl Floitgraf
Fri Mar 06, 2009 10:17 pm
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Deck Discussion
Topic: Octane decks....Something to match the trucks...
Replies: 32
Views: 17651

A deck of this length shows surprisingly minor flex and was easy to peg it through 5'4" spacings. Theres a comfortable dampening effect through the board from the ground surface So does this mean it does have a little give? I need a board to have a little 'pop'. I don't like when boards are super c...
by Karl Floitgraf
Wed Feb 25, 2009 10:19 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Medical Travel Insurance
Replies: 18
Views: 6231

200 dollars is a completely made up figure. To get that kind of medical insurance it would probably a couple thousand dollars, I don't know. Also a skateboarding organization will probably end up paying higher rates. Does anyone here work in or with the health care industry? I have said before that ...
by Karl Floitgraf
Wed Feb 25, 2009 9:35 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Medical Travel Insurance
Replies: 18
Views: 6231

we (french riders) are covered everywhere in the world when we skate, if we are part of the National Federation (FFRS). It is the advantage to be part of a REAL organisation (what ISSA should be!). We can also benefit of "sportmen structures" in case of injury You want that to happen, it sounds gre...
by Karl Floitgraf
Tue Feb 24, 2009 7:10 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: Want to be on TV?
Replies: 16
Views: 7154

I'll just make sure to wear long pants :) . I will express that there are risks, but with the proper use of safety equipment you can avoid almost all serious injuries.
by Karl Floitgraf
Tue Feb 24, 2009 6:14 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: Want to be on TV?
Replies: 16
Views: 7154

Joe Iacovelli wrote:Are you going to wear safety gear Jackass?

Yes I promise I will and I should mention that as being a requirement for getting involved in this spot, we want to put our best wheel forward.
by Karl Floitgraf
Tue Feb 24, 2009 1:14 am
Forum: Down South
Topic: Want to be on TV?
Replies: 16
Views: 7154

Want to be on TV?

Hey Guys A local news station contacted me that they want to do a little piece about slalom skateboarding that's going on in and around Greensboro NC. I will be having a jam and they will come and film. I thought it would be cool to have a little crowd of us skaters to show how positive of a sport i...
by Karl Floitgraf
Mon Feb 16, 2009 5:44 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Where's The Next Race Going To Happen?
Replies: 20
Views: 8078

Wes I think you raise a good point and it's important that we take steps to allow the next generation of race organizers to step up to the plate. I organized my first outlaw when I was 17 and I have had varying degrees of success over the years. I have learned a few things. I have to this point only...
by Karl Floitgraf
Mon Feb 16, 2009 6:23 am
Forum: North America
Topic: [2008] Prizes At The Gorge Games, Feedback, Complaints,
Replies: 91
Views: 34777

Not that it's as much of a big deal as serious money issues but I was kinda bummed at the end of Hood because no medals were passed out for Hybrid and Tight. I just missed the podium on the GS and they did a prize ceremony on the hill and the podium got gorge games medals. On sunday at the skate pri...
by Karl Floitgraf
Wed Feb 04, 2009 5:59 pm
Forum: ISSA
Topic: ISSA Logo - time to update it?
Replies: 152
Views: 79588

I made a proposal to the Board last night that we move forward with a logo contest. If we get agreement (which I hope we will), all that remains is to work out the details. If/when I hear anything, I or one of the other Board members will post it here. Nice JBH. I'm glad we elected you! And in a st...
by Karl Floitgraf
Wed Jan 28, 2009 10:56 pm
Forum: ISSA
Topic: ISSA Logo - time to update it?
Replies: 152
Views: 79588

I have to say Skateboard Slalom seems better and uses less text which might be useful in creating graphics. Slalom Skateboarding doesn't sound as good. But I suppose it is all just semantics.
by Karl Floitgraf
Mon Jan 26, 2009 8:55 pm
Forum: ISSA
Topic: ISSA Logo - time to update it?
Replies: 152
Views: 79588

I think we should have a contest. Preliminary voting round, get a couple finalists and then vote for our favorite out of those 2-3 finalists.
by Karl Floitgraf
Sun Jan 25, 2009 1:20 am
Forum: ISSA
Topic: ISSA Logo - time to update it?
Replies: 152
Views: 79588

I really like Rick's and Antonios first one. It's got to show action and speed.

Antonio- is that Pelleplast?
by Karl Floitgraf
Tue Dec 16, 2008 7:31 pm
Forum: Brasil
Topic: [MAIN] Open Brazilian Championship, Dec 13-14, 2008
Replies: 62
Views: 34556

Looks like Dominik and Fadell made it but why aren't they listed on the results?


Looks like great fun!