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by Joyce Wheldrake
Thu Jun 09, 2011 4:09 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 295004

POST ONLY REPLIES

Fun times May 28-29 in St Louis, MO. What an outstanding group of organizers. Beautiful location. Great BBQ from The Goad Family. Thanks to everyone for having a nice contest. Glad to see my Amigos once again. It was fun to go to the City Museum, Arch and Primus. Best weekend in years. LUV YOU SKATE...
by Joyce Wheldrake
Thu Jun 09, 2011 3:59 pm
Forum: 2011 World Championships - Ottawa, Canada
Topic: World Championships of Slalom Skateboarding 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 12518

World Championships of Slalom Skateboarding 2011

Gang, I think this is going to be a fun time. One of the funnest yet. We just need a few more people so then we will all be together once again. One big happy family. Getting prizes has been fun. So far Dakine, Burton Snowboards, Alien Workshop, Habitat have kicked in prizes. Landyachtz has some on ...
by Joyce Wheldrake
Thu Jun 09, 2011 3:52 pm
Forum: 2011 World Championships - Ottawa, Canada
Topic: After Worlds 3 Day Party
Replies: 2
Views: 2288

Surprised

I thought alot of you skaters might want to go hang out up North. So far Brazillians and Americans.
14 Spots Left.
What questions do you have about going there?
Flying out of Toronto is best if you want to see a beautiful part of the Earth.
Pizza is any meal.
Strong and Free,
Joyce
by Joyce Wheldrake
Mon May 02, 2011 4:49 pm
Forum: Movies
Topic: Highway Gospel
Replies: 6
Views: 3335

HIghway Gospel

I loved that movie. I might go see it again tonite at the ROM Theatre. Some of you are in that movie. I hope we can all see it in Ottawa during the Worlds of Skateboard Slalom. In the movie they go to Sweden for a Worlds. Claude and MB are staring in this 90 movie, as well as Brycin Lyons and Jodi W...
by Joyce Wheldrake
Mon Feb 28, 2011 4:17 pm
Forum: 2011 World Championships - Ottawa, Canada
Topic: After Worlds 3 Day Party
Replies: 2
Views: 2288

After Worlds 3 Day Party

Dear Slalomers; Let us go to Haliburton Lake for some fun at my camp. 20 Max. Activities: Skate/Swim/Hike/Bike/Eat/Drink/Fire/Cliffs/Wakeboarding/Canoeing/Town/Repeat After the Worlds in Ottawa August 21, 2011, we will convoy to our spot and Relax and Recover. Naked Swimming before 11 pm. 3-4 hour s...
by Joyce Wheldrake
Fri Jan 21, 2011 3:17 pm
Forum: 2011 World Championships - Ottawa, Canada
Topic: Pre announcement for Worlds 2011 candidate
Replies: 4
Views: 3149

Good News, Bad News

For this after Worlds Part at Camp Hogtown there has been some complications. Firstly, we will only have 20 beds. There is lots of room to camp with your own tents. If lots of people go my partner will have to be in attendance. The good news is the partner will drive the wakeboard boat. The bad news...
by Joyce Wheldrake
Tue Jan 04, 2011 3:16 pm
Forum: 2011 World Championships - Ottawa, Canada
Topic: Pre announcement for Worlds 2011 candidate
Replies: 4
Views: 3149

Ottawa

Along with the preannouncement that Ottawa wishes to host the worlds, I would like to invite all the racers and their families to my Camp, located a few hours away from Ottawa, for a 3 day party after. We will convoy over there directly after the awards ceremony. At Camp Hogtown we will be BBQing, h...
by Joyce Wheldrake
Wed Aug 11, 2010 1:40 pm
Forum: 2010 World Championships - Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
Topic: Thanks
Replies: 14
Views: 7968

Top Level Slalom

Thanks for hosting the Worlds in HK. The team had everything planned out, gave two t shirts, had parties, bands, awards, beer prizes, music at the contest and more. I hope I can go back to Czech Republic for skateboarding another time.
Congratulations to all the winners and skaters who attended.
by Joyce Wheldrake
Thu Jul 08, 2010 1:02 pm
Forum: Canada
Topic: 7th Annual Dovercourt Open - July 1, 2010
Replies: 26
Views: 10952

Canada Day

Canada Day was well spent in Ottawa this year. Thank you Claude and MB and family, and Dovercourt RC for putting on this race. Thanks to Bernie for being the talking head; he has a great voice on a microphone. See you all next year.
by Joyce Wheldrake
Sun Jun 27, 2010 2:53 pm
Forum: 2010 World Championships - Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
Topic: ISSA Announces Site For 2010 Slalom World Championships
Replies: 36
Views: 16526

Good Skateboarding Ahead

I am looking forward to going back to Czech Republic. I know that this is going to be a good contest. There are lots of good and fast riders entered into the competitions in all categories. I am disappointed that more guys from USA and Canada cant go. If you swing it you can go to Prague also. I'd l...
by Joyce Wheldrake
Tue Oct 20, 2009 1:27 pm
Forum: Canada
Topic: Canadians In International Competition
Replies: 8
Views: 5386

Save The Criticisms

This is where we may discuss amongst ourselves. For lists and nominations, please see the d20 page. For what I was doing, it was about Racers who have been doing it for many years in Canada, people I respect, born in Canada, maybe not pro but still people I can count on. Everyone can go play with d2...
by Joyce Wheldrake
Mon Oct 19, 2009 2:11 pm
Forum: Canada
Topic: Canadians In International Competition
Replies: 8
Views: 5386

Canucks

I luv Dasha, but I wouldnt be surprised if she plays for another team next year, or if she never comes back. Being from Ukraine and now living in Switzerland, who can say but the lady if she is going to do that. Louis Ricard is a fast young gun. Love his Pro board. That was not the list, it was a st...
by Joyce Wheldrake
Mon Oct 19, 2009 4:58 am
Forum: Canada
Topic: Canadians In International Competition
Replies: 8
Views: 5386

2010 Skateboard Racing

Hey Canucks! Who is planning any skateboard trips next year? Who will go to the worlds in Brixlegg, Austria if and when that happens? Texas? Ditch Slap? This year we had fun in Hood River, meeting at the house and feasting after racing. For next year, all my travel history changes. I may go to Europ...
by Joyce Wheldrake
Fri Aug 14, 2009 1:48 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2009] European Slalom Championships POLICKA Aug 7-9 [MAJOR]
Replies: 93
Views: 65835

Fun Times

Last night I got home from my side trip to Amsterdam, after Policka. Easily that was the best organized contest I have ever been to. The fat guy you will see lots when you are there, he is the starter, he worked and drank hard all weekend. So nice to meet many new friends, and get reacquainted with ...
by Joyce Wheldrake
Thu Jun 18, 2009 1:19 am
Forum: 2009 World Championships - Hood River, OR
Topic: Worlds in Hood River, OR
Replies: 19
Views: 12939

Fun Times Great Skateboarding

I dont understand why there are not more people signed up for the Worlds in Hood River, as of this date. I am really looking forward to going back to Hood River. Every day I wake up and wonder why I am not living there, so beautiful. Surely a sportsman's dream of a place. An excellent place for the ...
by Joyce Wheldrake
Wed Apr 29, 2009 3:11 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: THE VENUE IS QUEERED
Replies: 27
Views: 10074

Sorry to Race Directors

Sorry Gentlemen, Joe, Donald, Chris, Germany, ISSA. From the point of view of a racer who travels, you see things differently. I do not understand how much work it is to put on a race, because we have not had one here. I have known for years I am not cut out for promotions, but with a group. It was ...
by Joyce Wheldrake
Wed Apr 29, 2009 2:16 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: THE VENUE IS QUEERED
Replies: 27
Views: 10074

Glad

Glad I went to Hannover to participate in the contest and did not kill myself on any of the children running in the streets during the practice. There was excellent hotel lounge action all weekend, great conversations and people. Glad I did not go in the GS. Its really hard to blow into a town and t...
by Joyce Wheldrake
Sat Apr 25, 2009 1:29 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: THE VENUE IS QUEERED
Replies: 27
Views: 10074

One Race

This was in response to Joe I practically accusing me of queering the venue of Hood River, when I hit a car. I was just playing with words, and came up with this. Seeing the teenagers in USA, I see they are very nice and well behaved. It makes me hopeful for a better future. Canada also, kids not ru...
by Joyce Wheldrake
Thu Mar 26, 2009 12:49 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: THE VENUE IS QUEERED
Replies: 27
Views: 10074

THE VENUE IS QUEERED

This topic will be about places you did not like to race at.
Mine is Kipphut, Hannover Slalom World Cup 2007. There were dozens of mouthy children all over the road, especially when the race and practices were going on. In my mind it was too dangerous.
What do you think?
by Joyce Wheldrake
Thu Mar 26, 2009 12:45 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: What Does "Queering A Venue" Mean?
Replies: 38
Views: 15816

Queering the Venue

With a turn of the words, I would like to start a new topic:
The VENUE IS QUEERED. or with any such words you would like to use.
Let us all continue discussion of possibly turning off the venue.
But it aint going to be me.
by Joyce Wheldrake
Sat Mar 21, 2009 1:53 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: What Does "Queering A Venue" Mean?
Replies: 38
Views: 15816

Hood River

Wesley, Thank you for explaining that to me. The way I hear it, some people dont want to go back to Hood River because they have been to so many contests there, they are bored with the place. One of the best parts of slalom is to see the world. Some of my friends really dont want to go back next yea...
by Joyce Wheldrake
Sat Mar 21, 2009 12:27 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: What Does "Queering A Venue" Mean?
Replies: 38
Views: 15816

Hitting Cars

It is not a question of it I can skate good enough to compete in the Worlds. When I got to the end of the course, Judi was right beside me and I made sure she was out of the way. Then the car was reversing. There was no where to go. This was all happening within seconds. I would rather hit the car w...
by Joyce Wheldrake
Tue Mar 17, 2009 1:38 am
Forum: 2009 World Championships - Hood River, OR
Topic: Official sign-up and info for 2009 World Championships
Replies: 20
Views: 8400

Woman Pro

You have a new division, Woman Pro, for which I salute you.
What are the qualifications for Woman Pro?
by Joyce Wheldrake
Tue Mar 17, 2009 1:36 am
Forum: ISSA - Old topics
Topic: Woman Pro
Replies: 10
Views: 5451

Woman Pro

For the Worlds in Hood River this year there is a new category for racing. There are 3 divisions; Womans Pro, Womans Amateur and Womans Junior. Is this going to be used in future Worlds, and as an option for future races? Will this be included in slalomranking.com? Do you want this? What will your D...
by Joyce Wheldrake
Wed Feb 25, 2009 4:20 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Medical Travel Insurance
Replies: 18
Views: 6305

Medical Travel Insurance

How many Jet Set Skateboard Racers use medical insurance for when they attend races? Do you already have Insurance for everyday life? Do you hope for the best? Do you never crash at a race? Do you use the insurance offerered at the airline? Do you use Blue Cross? What does it include? How Much? Do y...
by Joyce Wheldrake
Wed Feb 25, 2009 1:16 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: [2008] Prizes At The Gorge Games, Feedback, Complaints,
Replies: 91
Views: 35131

CSA

This group may have a better chance of securing volunteers with the Gorge Games not going on. Their small town would have had to have all volunteers on deck for every event going on. Maybe they will be able to have someone at the bottom for the safety of the racers. Maybe even two people. This was a...
by Joyce Wheldrake
Mon Feb 23, 2009 1:46 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: [2008] Prizes At The Gorge Games, Feedback, Complaints,
Replies: 91
Views: 35131

Not About Prize

It is about how they ran the race. WTF is it to you Joe? You were not even there. It was not that good a race because they didnt have anyone at the bottom. Is that done? If and when we have a race here in Toronto I will ensure someone is there at the bottom to make things safe. Is that not done? I t...
by Joyce Wheldrake
Sun Feb 22, 2009 8:44 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: [2008] Prizes At The Gorge Games, Feedback, Complaints,
Replies: 91
Views: 35131

Hood River

So I went to Hood River last year for the Gorge Games. I got 4th place in Hybrid and Tight. The placing was predictable. The best part is that I got to race Lynn Kramer, trying to use her board against her in a Kramer vs. Kramer Battle. The worst part was hitting a car during my run with Judi. It wa...
by Joyce Wheldrake
Sun Dec 21, 2008 3:00 pm
Forum: Canada
Topic: Canadians In International Competition
Replies: 8
Views: 5386

Canadians In International Competition

Good work in 2008 for all Canadians who competed in contests in another country this year. You know who you are. It was one of the more expensive years in travel, the price of gas just recently dropped. Any road trip was nearly twice the price. Things will be getting back to normal soon that way so ...
by Joyce Wheldrake
Thu Sep 25, 2008 3:40 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: Désaxé World Cup, Grenoble, Sept 13-14 2008 [MAIN]
Replies: 107
Views: 73402

Merci

Thank you to all involved in this Desaxe-slalomskate contest and festival. It had all the makings of a nice festival. On the Sunday it was the best to see all the children of town playing skateboards and ramp. Back flips on bikes are also spectacular. Sandrine and Guilliame were good sports. Nice to...
by Joyce Wheldrake
Sat Sep 13, 2008 10:47 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: Désaxé World Cup, Grenoble, Sept 13-14 2008 [MAIN]
Replies: 107
Views: 73402

GS Rained Out

The producers of this event have gone to alot of trouble to make a nice event today. They have everything set up. Too bad about the rain. At 1 pm today we meet at the spot and get a ride over to where the indoors location will be. I am impressed so far as to the level of organization, and effort put...
by Joyce Wheldrake
Sun Sep 07, 2008 6:54 pm
Forum: Netherlands
Topic: Park + Beer
Replies: 1
Views: 2341

Park + Beer

Marnixplantsoen Tuesday Sept 16 - 6 pm
Will be relaxing in Amsterdam after the Desaxe contest in Grenoble. Can any of you ASS guys meet me for a skate or a meal?
Let me know here or contact me at joyce@mycybernet.net
All the best to you skaters of Netherlands.
by Joyce Wheldrake
Fri Aug 22, 2008 9:02 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: Désaxé World Cup, Grenoble, Sept 13-14 2008 [MAIN]
Replies: 107
Views: 73402

Grenoble

I am going to this race, and am looking forward to it. I don't care what any one says about the course. If you can't or won't skate it, don't go.
Can we get one more Skate Pro Femme for this contest so we can have a women's division?
See some of you next month.
Joyce
by Joyce Wheldrake
Sun Jul 13, 2008 4:01 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: European Championships, Amsterdam, Aug 16-17 2008 [MAIN]
Replies: 176
Views: 71371

Swag

I have some more stickers for you guys. Not much more Sector 9 but some others I found on my trip to SIA AND ASR trade shows on Hogtown business. Im going to give to Skip to give out for me. Have a great contest. I miss you guys. Come to Toronto to visit me someday. We will skate. -Joyce Cats
by Joyce Wheldrake
Sat Jul 12, 2008 9:37 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: European Championships, Amsterdam, Aug 16-17 2008 [MAIN]
Replies: 176
Views: 71371

Remind Me Again

I usually do what i say I will do, but have forgotten about this one. Which shirt? Size? Give to Skip or Claude for transfer. Sorry about that, ok.
j
by Joyce Wheldrake
Thu Jul 10, 2008 2:21 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: European Championships, Amsterdam, Aug 16-17 2008 [MAIN]
Replies: 176
Views: 71371

Regrets

Gentlemen of the ASS. I regret not being able to go to your contest this year. Maybe I was the first woman to go down your big windmill start ramp. The ramp made me almost flat bottom out but it gave me just the right speed to go into the course for a good run. Hope to come back another year. Some o...
by Joyce Wheldrake
Sat May 03, 2008 10:25 pm
Forum: 2008 World Championships - Gothenburg, Sweden
Topic: WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP OF SLALOM SKATEBOARDING, GOTHENBURG, 1-3
Replies: 148
Views: 79346

WOMENS' DIVISION, NO CASH PRIZES?

Why do you not have a cash purse for women? You have $6000 Euro for men, and nothing for women. These are the Worlds, this is an unacceptable situation, please correct and publicize your inclusion of Women receiving cash prizes, not hoodies, t shirts and gear they cant or wont use. Unstoked and unha...
by Joyce Wheldrake
Tue Sep 11, 2007 6:25 pm
Forum: Germany
Topic: Hey you Germans!
Replies: 8
Views: 5899

And there he is

Keep working those abs Dominik. I thought he worked for you now Adam. At least that was what was implied as we were sharing tequila in your hotel room in Hannover. Dont ever let me drink that after midnight again!
See you all at the Worlds end of the month.
joyce
by Joyce Wheldrake
Thu Jul 26, 2007 3:43 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: 5th Annual Dovercourt Open
Replies: 5
Views: 2909

Scenario 2

I vote for the weekend of July 4th. The weeks up to end of June are very busy. That would be a fun weekend to go to Ottawa. We would miss the pyrotechnic show on Canada Day, but oh well. Claude and MB: thank you for having me at your home, feeding me and showing me guidance. Great Team Canada meetin...
by Joyce Wheldrake
Fri May 04, 2007 10:29 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Slalom Skateboarding Contest in Amsterdam June 9-10
Replies: 74
Views: 57787

Volunteer

Flavio, I will be available to conehead when not racing. Maybe during the pro races. Just let me know what I can do for the contest when I register. Give me a time for which you will require me to work.
It's all for fun!
Joyce Cats
by Joyce Wheldrake
Thu Apr 26, 2007 2:10 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Slalom Skateboarding Contest in Amsterdam June 9-10
Replies: 74
Views: 57787

ASS

I look forward to going to your contest June 9-10. I have a few questions.
Is there food nearby? or should i bring a lunch from Albert Hein.
What is the cost of the race?
Is a T shirt included in the costs?
Do you have early registration?
Best regards to all skaters, organizers and friends,
Joyce
by Joyce Wheldrake
Fri Jun 23, 2006 3:36 am
Forum: Canada
Topic: 3rd Annual Dovercourt Open, July 1-2, 2006
Replies: 23
Views: 15789

Looking Forward To next Weekend

Claude, MB et al: Warning to all Ottawa residents and Canadians in general that righteous ripper Ms Lynn Kramer, and friend Erik are going to your town. She and I will be tearing up the town. On and off skateboards. Can you please email me a poster for printing to joyce@mycybernet.net. I found the s...