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by Jeremy Coffman
Sat Feb 09, 2013 1:08 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Couldn't we race on wet ?
Replies: 14
Views: 6497

Re: Couldn't we race on wet ?

Even though I have done it my offricial stance on racing in the rain/wet surfaces is don't do it. Now as my post states, I ran a race on wet pavement but it wasn't my race. I'll take chances with myself but I do not wish to put others at risk. When I've put on races and it has rained I've called off...
by Jeremy Coffman
Sat Feb 02, 2013 8:45 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Couldn't we race on wet ?
Replies: 14
Views: 6497

Re: Couldn't we race on wet ?

I just skated in a race on wet pavement. It was a challenge. Besides the lack of traction, I ended up on my ass on my first test run, biggest issue was getting the timing system down. We were using TrakMate system. As Wesley pointed out you can't tape the strips down on a wet surface. We had to use ...
by Jeremy Coffman
Tue Nov 20, 2012 4:00 am
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 294238

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

I'm kind of bummed on the lack of slalom coverage in CW this time.
by Jeremy Coffman
Fri Jun 29, 2012 4:22 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: who wants to help expand slalom racing?
Replies: 18
Views: 8609

Re: who wants to help expand slalom racing?

I was, and still am, committed to doing both Conefest AND Akron. I had my concerns with the close proximity of the Akron race with Antrim/Conefest but with enough notice I could plan to attend both Akron and one of the races. I think the Akron race would be awesome and a good move for slalom as a wh...
by Jeremy Coffman
Thu Jun 14, 2012 6:07 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: who wants to help expand slalom racing?
Replies: 18
Views: 8609

Re: who wants to help expand slalom racing?

Is there an update to this? Race info? Anything? I'd like to do this race.
by Jeremy Coffman
Tue Jun 12, 2012 1:13 am
Forum: Radikal
Topic: New Radikal Bushings
Replies: 6
Views: 4754

Re: New Radikal Bushings

Yeah, what Kieth said. Original Radikal bushing. That new bushing seat does seem to work better.
by Jeremy Coffman
Mon Jun 11, 2012 6:30 am
Forum: Radikal
Topic: New Radikal Bushings
Replies: 6
Views: 4754

Re: New Radikal Bushings

I tried my new barrels today. I like them. A lot. Nice compression and return to center. I popped these in while I was running tight today. I got really good action. Very impressed.
I haven't tried out the cones yet.
When can we expect to see some more duros? Harder duros?
by Jeremy Coffman
Fri Apr 06, 2012 3:19 am
Forum: Midwest
Topic: HUGE slalom opportunity in Akron!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 2564

Re: HUGE slalom opportunity in Akron!!!

I do realize. I'm just thinking of the impact on 2 established races. It's just bad luck/timing all around. It's a great opportunity that we as a community can't pass up. I've been stoked on this happening ever since it looked like it was happening. I just hate to see a situation arise where racers ...
by Jeremy Coffman
Thu Apr 05, 2012 5:23 am
Forum: Midwest
Topic: HUGE slalom opportunity in Akron!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 2564

Re: HUGE slalom opportunity in Akron!!!

This could be a problem.
by Jeremy Coffman
Thu Apr 05, 2012 3:36 am
Forum: Midwest
Topic: HUGE slalom opportunity in Akron!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 2564

Re: HUGE slalom opportunity in Akron!!!

That is awfully close to Antrim and Cone Fest dates. I stole this off facebook concerning Antrim... Antrim Can/Am Slalom Skateboard Championships Antrim Can / Am Is again a GO for September 14-15-16. Application has been submitted to ISSA to make this a Major event. Looking forward to the skate seas...
by Jeremy Coffman
Mon Jan 16, 2012 9:08 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: A problem with image and perception.
Replies: 40
Views: 16590

Re: A problem with image and perception.

So today I entered in "slalom skateboarding" into the search on YouTube and Martin Sweeney is still like the number one video to pop up. BUT with the name "slalom skateboarding" and over 75,000 veiws that is to be expected. However there are a bunch of other good videos that pop up under that. If yo...
by Jeremy Coffman
Wed Nov 30, 2011 4:50 am
Forum: ISSA - Old topics
Topic: Join the ISSA NOW!
Replies: 25
Views: 12511

Re: Join the ISSA NOW!

oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooh.
nevermind.


I'm still good tho, right?
by Jeremy Coffman
Wed Nov 30, 2011 1:10 am
Forum: ISSA - Old topics
Topic: Join the ISSA NOW!
Replies: 25
Views: 12511

Re: Join the ISSA NOW!

So I see you ask we include our email address in the notes when we make our payment BUT when I did my payment, using the payment option on the front page, I never saw anywhere to leave a note to do that. So did I miss it or screw up somehow? Either way I'm paid for '11 and '12!
by Jeremy Coffman
Thu Oct 27, 2011 5:39 am
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 294238

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

Ron, you know you can count on me......well once I get my job situation taken care of. There is already discussions on this topic amoung the slalom community here. So we are down to help make this work.
by Jeremy Coffman
Thu Oct 06, 2011 1:50 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: A problem with image and perception.
Replies: 40
Views: 16590

Re: A problem with image and perception.

So what are some real good GS vids you've seen? I was thinking that GS video might interest more of the longboard set.
by Jeremy Coffman
Sat Jul 30, 2011 12:57 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: An Observation And A Suggestion For Anyone Who Cares
Replies: 6
Views: 3204

Re: An Observation And A Suggestion For Anyone Who Cares

A know a Paul Adams from Texas that slaloms.
by Jeremy Coffman
Tue Jul 26, 2011 3:46 am
Forum: Down South
Topic: [2011] Cone Fest 6
Replies: 1
Views: 1551

[2011] Cone Fest 6

Cone Fest 6 is coming up this Sept, sadly conflicting with Antrim as always. So who's coming out?
TS, HS and GS.
by Jeremy Coffman
Tue Jul 26, 2011 12:32 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Does anyone care about ranking?
Replies: 31
Views: 13623

Re: Does anyone care about ranking?

As a racer I actually like the longer courses. I look forward to a few of the races just because I know the course is going to be longer than what I am usually able to skate on my own. Just my personal take on it. I do get what you guys are saying though. I think some better organizing in odrer to k...
by Jeremy Coffman
Thu Jul 21, 2011 5:14 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Does anyone care about ranking?
Replies: 31
Views: 13623

Re: Does anyone care about ranking?

So this begs the question.....
Who's going "Pro"???
by Jeremy Coffman
Thu Jun 16, 2011 3:31 am
Forum: 2011 World Championships - Ottawa, Canada
Topic: After Worlds 3 Day Party
Replies: 2
Views: 2280

Re: After Worlds 3 Day Party

As if I wasn't already bummed out that I am missing the Worlds again this year, now I'm going to miss this as well. This soulds like fun. Wish I could be there.
by Jeremy Coffman
Mon May 09, 2011 12:37 am
Forum: Midwest
Topic: Louisville - Cone'tucky Derby Outlaw Slalom Jam! June 1
Replies: 14
Views: 7673

Select photos from Jeana Justice and Lee Ann Blevins http://s560.photobucket.com/albums/ss42/sniffleless/Derby%20Day%20Slalom%20Race/ So we had a good day of skating. It got a little damp but it was a good day. We got out to the hill and set up. People started slowly trickling in. The start ramp was...
by Jeremy Coffman
Sat May 07, 2011 9:24 pm
Forum: Midwest
Topic: Louisville - Cone'tucky Derby Outlaw Slalom Jam! June 1
Replies: 14
Views: 7673

Well despite the rain we got the hybrid in today. It took a couple of tries but we did it. The tight got rained out. And only one visit from a very freindly police officer. So here is how it plaid out. 1. Jeremy Coffman 24.789 2. Bobby Thomas 25.042 3. David Tolley 25.331 4. Evan Tolley 25.351 5. De...
by Jeremy Coffman
Sat May 07, 2011 3:22 pm
Forum: Midwest
Topic: Louisville - Cone'tucky Derby Outlaw Slalom Jam! June 1
Replies: 14
Views: 7673

Thank you very much for the thoughts. Make them dry thoughts. Looks like rain is coming. I just hope it holds off until after the race.
by Jeremy Coffman
Fri May 06, 2011 4:53 am
Forum: Midwest
Topic: Louisville - Cone'tucky Derby Outlaw Slalom Jam! June 1
Replies: 14
Views: 7673

Looking like we will have a good window between possible rainshowers to get the race in.
Come out. Skate. Possibly win a Jockey Helmet trophy!
by Jeremy Coffman
Sat Apr 30, 2011 11:29 pm
Forum: Midwest
Topic: Louisville - Cone'tucky Derby Outlaw Slalom Jam! June 1
Replies: 14
Views: 7673

I set the course today. We're all ready. Lets hope the rain stays away.
I forgot my camera. So no photos of the hill today.
by Jeremy Coffman
Sat Apr 30, 2011 6:21 am
Forum: Midwest
Topic: Louisville - Cone'tucky Derby Outlaw Slalom Jam! June 1
Replies: 14
Views: 7673

Just a reminder that we are having a race on May 7. Just a little outlaw race but I have some nice Kentucky Derby themed trophies to hand out.
Come on out and run cones with us.
by Jeremy Coffman
Sat Apr 30, 2011 6:18 am
Forum: Midwest
Topic: Derby Day "Running of the Cones" Outlaw May 7
Replies: 2
Views: 2605

We are a week away and the rain has finally stopped.
Come on out and run some cones with us on Derby Day.
by Jeremy Coffman
Sat Apr 16, 2011 6:26 pm
Forum: Midwest
Topic: Louisville - Cone'tucky Derby Outlaw Slalom Jam! June 1
Replies: 14
Views: 7673

Sign up is up!
by Jeremy Coffman
Thu Apr 14, 2011 5:23 am
Forum: Pavel
Topic: PAVEL S T E A L T H
Replies: 11
Views: 4806

NICE. My next board might have to be a Pavel.
by Jeremy Coffman
Wed Apr 13, 2011 4:17 am
Forum: Midwest
Topic: Derby Day "Running of the Cones" Outlaw May 7
Replies: 2
Views: 2605

I forgot to mention that there is no entry fee for this race. I hope to have some sort of novelty trophies for the winners. Being the Kentucky Derby that day, lodging may be near impossible to get or way expensive. Just a warning on that. If you have any questions about the race just shoot me an e-m...
by Jeremy Coffman
Fri Apr 08, 2011 3:39 am
Forum: Midwest
Topic: Derby Day "Running of the Cones" Outlaw May 7
Replies: 2
Views: 2605

Derby Day "Running of the Cones" Outlaw May 7

Outlaw Slalom Race! When? First Saturday in May. That would be May 7th and that would also be the Kentucky Derby! Practice starts a 10 am and racing starts at 11:30 Where? Louisville, KY. Home of the Kentucky Derby. Cooper Crossings Dr. What? Single lane Hybrid slalom and maybe tight if we have tim...
by Jeremy Coffman
Sun Apr 03, 2011 5:33 am
Forum: Midwest
Topic: Louisville - Cone'tucky Derby Outlaw Slalom Jam! June 1
Replies: 14
Views: 7673

Okay this idea is still floating around. Outlaw race. Derby Day! That would be May 7. A Saturday. Single lane hybrid. Best of three runs. Maybe a tight race too if we have time. Being Derby that means chances of getting a room (cheap or otherwise) is pretty doubtful. So be forewarned on that. I'm th...
by Jeremy Coffman
Thu Mar 17, 2011 2:19 am
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 294238

Less than 2 weeks to the Sizzler and I come down with the flu.
by Jeremy Coffman
Mon Mar 14, 2011 4:16 am
Forum: FullBag Skates
Topic: 2011 Concrete Wave Reader's Choice Awards
Replies: 5
Views: 2927

I did my part!
Fullbag is even my favorite t-shirt.....too bad they won't let me wear it to work anymore. ;-)
by Jeremy Coffman
Thu Mar 10, 2011 6:01 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: A problem with image and perception.
Replies: 40
Views: 16590

Well, I've read some of your facebook posts and just assumed. ;-)

I saw a video of some girls skating a bowl in the nude. So maybe Ron's naked slalom video idea isn't far off from becoming reality.
by Jeremy Coffman
Tue Mar 01, 2011 3:36 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: A problem with image and perception.
Replies: 40
Views: 16590

I'm glad you can comprehend my post. I just re-read it and it's not the most comprehensible thing I have ever written. It's hard to compose when someone is yelling in your ear. ;-) I love my wife. I really do. and a special "I'm sorry" to Rick. I'm sure you cringe at all my grammatical errors. I did...
by Jeremy Coffman
Sun Feb 27, 2011 10:38 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: A problem with image and perception.
Replies: 40
Views: 16590

A problem with image and perception.

So today I was skating with a bunch of longboarders doing a little dh riding. The subject of slalom came up and a couple of the guys said they had no interest in slalom right off the bat. It turns out that the main experience with slalom all the guys had was that video of Martin Sweeney doing that 1...
by Jeremy Coffman
Wed Feb 23, 2011 1:03 am
Forum: Midwest
Topic: Louisville - Cone'tucky Derby Outlaw Slalom Jam! June 1
Replies: 14
Views: 7673

Let me talk the details out and maybe I'll figure out a date soon. Once I get everything straightened out and the weather stabilizes. Maybe an outlaw in spring and another race in October is what I'm hoping. okay. Looks like Lenny has me hooked up with extra cones and a timing system. So we are off ...
by Jeremy Coffman
Tue Feb 22, 2011 4:00 am
Forum: Midwest
Topic: Louisville - Cone'tucky Derby Outlaw Slalom Jam! June 1
Replies: 14
Views: 7673

Not ready to start a new thread on this but I just want to throw this out there..... I'm thinking of doing another outlaw race maybe. Nothing big. Real small. any interest? If I can. I hope to maybe get together with one of the local shops and maybe organize a real race. I'd like those guys to see w...
by Jeremy Coffman
Wed Feb 16, 2011 4:47 am
Forum: Midwest
Topic: 2011 Slalom St. Louis - May 28-29
Replies: 32
Views: 14216

You know I'm in.
by Jeremy Coffman
Sat Jan 29, 2011 2:00 am
Forum: Down South
Topic: [2011] Texas Sizzler, Houston, March 26-27 [MAIN]
Replies: 56
Views: 35221

Well all right. Balls to the wall it is then. I'll go as fast as my poor little foot (and my general skill level) will allow. Now I just have to learn how to turn again.
by Jeremy Coffman
Sun Jan 23, 2011 8:45 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: [2011] Texas Sizzler, Houston, March 26-27 [MAIN]
Replies: 56
Views: 35221

So how is the run out on this hill? Since I broke my foot, it hurts to foot brake and thus I'm not doing so good at it. I've got a few months to work on that.
by Jeremy Coffman
Wed Dec 01, 2010 2:42 am
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: ISSA Membership Ranking for 2010 Season
Replies: 31
Views: 13891

wow.
what a way to get my name known in the slalom world.
by Jeremy Coffman
Tue Sep 21, 2010 5:07 am
Forum: North America
Topic: [2010] Kentucky Cone Fest 5
Replies: 13
Views: 6261

The event as described by JBH via Steve Pederson. "My board almost completed the circle but I didn't. I "Wilsoned" (shot the board out by leaning back too far) as I started to ascend the wall of the pipe. Folded my left leg under me awkwardly and also smacked the back of my head. Paul called 911, pa...
by Jeremy Coffman
Tue Aug 03, 2010 5:10 am
Forum: Midwest
Topic: Slalom Demo/Race Ft. Wayne IN area August 14, 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 7440

Willy are you still thinking about doing a race in Indy?
by Jeremy Coffman
Tue Apr 27, 2010 5:14 am
Forum: Midwest
Topic: Slalom Demo/Race Ft. Wayne IN area August 14, 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 7440

NUTS! August is out for me. Inventory time at the warehouse...and band season on top of that. Busy time. I wish you the best of luck with your race. I'll pass the word as often as I can as the opportunity arises.
by Jeremy Coffman
Thu Mar 25, 2010 4:17 am
Forum: Midwest
Topic: Indianapolis practice sessions- interested?
Replies: 13
Views: 5518

lookin' good. Keep at it and you can't help but get better. I would have to see you in person before I would begin to give you any advice on anything you are doing wrong or improve on. All I can offer is watch a bunch of vids of people running cones and study what they are doing and try to copy it. ...
by Jeremy Coffman
Wed Mar 24, 2010 4:33 am
Forum: Midwest
Topic: Indianapolis practice sessions- interested?
Replies: 13
Views: 5518

Baby steps. We'll getting you running cones like a pro in no time. If that isn't too presumptuous of me to say. There is a race in Statesvillle, NC where they do the GS race on a soap box derby hill. Actually that hill is in Winston Salem. Either way that hill is fast. I ran that one from the B clas...
by Jeremy Coffman
Wed Mar 24, 2010 1:19 am
Forum: Midwest
Topic: Indianapolis practice sessions- interested?
Replies: 13
Views: 5518

I'm down with coming up to Indy for a session. That soap box hill looks killer. You are welcome to come down here anytime. I am about it for slalom in Louisville that I know of. I tend to ride on Sunday afternoons. I have a few fun hills to set up on. Besides the Cone Fest in Sept, they usually hold...
by Jeremy Coffman
Mon Mar 08, 2010 4:58 am
Forum: North America
Topic: [2010] Texas Sizzler, March 27-28
Replies: 178
Views: 68540

What Marcos said. I'm down for some bbq.