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by Hans Koraeus
Sun Sep 04, 2011 12:56 am
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: ISSA World Ranking - 2011
Replies: 59
Views: 32967

Re: ISSA World Ranking - 2011

Corky, I sent you the results from the 8th Annual Dovercourt Open at the beginning of August as I missed it right after the event. Did you not receive them? No, I have not seen them. Send them again please and I will register them. I try to register results as quickly as possible when I get them. A...
by Hans Koraeus
Sat Sep 03, 2011 1:49 pm
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: Pros should race first
Replies: 7
Views: 3611

Re: Pros should race first

Yes, I think we have had some tries in the past to set up a guide line for how to run a slalom event. A guide line that is flexible and that takes into account all the knowledge we have. Because we a have a lot of knowledge with all the event that has been done out there. It's also good for racers a...
by Hans Koraeus
Fri Sep 02, 2011 6:31 pm
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: ISSA World Ranking - 2011
Replies: 59
Views: 32967

Re: ISSA World Ranking - 2011

ISSA World Ranking - August 31 2011 New world ranking update with full points for the two Majors. Joe McLaren is running for his best ever season result this year. And it starts to show in the season ranking... The event list is looking good with results registered for most events. Only problem is ...
by Hans Koraeus
Thu Sep 01, 2011 1:16 am
Forum: ISSA
Topic: Future World Championship Events
Replies: 8
Views: 4989

Re: Future World Championship Events

OK, maybe I misunderstood. If Claude means that if an organizer are really asking for a status 12 months ahead and then will not get an OK until 4 months ahead then I agree it's not good. And I agree then it's the responsability of ISSA/ranking marshals to handle this better. But there must be some ...
by Hans Koraeus
Wed Aug 31, 2011 4:30 pm
Forum: ISSA
Topic: Future World Championship Events
Replies: 8
Views: 4989

Re: Future World Championship Events

I don't see that this has to do so much with ISSA really. And I don't see what we have to wait for. It is a problem with organizers themselves not planning ahead. Organizers are free to demand statuses and dates for their events as early as they want. We have a calendar administrator to add events t...
by Hans Koraeus
Tue Aug 30, 2011 5:49 pm
Forum: ISSA
Topic: Future World Championship Events
Replies: 8
Views: 4989

Re: Future World Championship Events

Well I can remind you all that it has been the goal of ISSA to set statuses in good time since a long time. That is why the world ranking rules included the " time advance rule " to try and get the ball rolling. Here is the text from the ranking rules of january 2005. Time advance rule The whole ide...
by Hans Koraeus
Sat Aug 13, 2011 5:42 pm
Forum: Arena
Topic: Skatepark slalom
Replies: 37
Views: 40079

Re: Skatepark slalom

Thant looks fantastic Corky! But why is one of the banks getting so low the closer you get to the bowled end while the other is super high??? Yes, it's like Jani said. We had constraints concerning the area we could use. And also with the surrounding heights around the ditch. And groundwater for de...
by Hans Koraeus
Mon Aug 08, 2011 10:59 pm
Forum: Arena
Topic: Skatepark slalom
Replies: 37
Views: 40079

Re: Skatepark slalom

Work is moving forward with the Mega Ditch!

And now the first steps are taken for the Bowlrider area. Design by Pillar Design Studios who has a long experience of skateparkdesign. Artisan Skateparks will build it.
by Hans Koraeus
Mon Aug 08, 2011 10:40 pm
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: ISSA World Ranking - 2011
Replies: 59
Views: 32967

Re: ISSA World Ranking - 2011

Peter Pletanek wrote:Corky

there is a small mistake in the slalomranking

Terezka Podlahova
Raduska Podlahova

are both Female and not male, maybe you can correct this...

thanks in advance
Peter

Fixed now. But will not be taken into account for rankings until next update Aug 30.

/Corky
by Hans Koraeus
Sat Aug 06, 2011 2:07 am
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: ISSA World Ranking - 2011
Replies: 59
Views: 32967

Re: ISSA World Ranking - 2011

______________________________________________________________ ISSA World Ranking - July 31 2011 www.slalomranking.com ______________________________________________________________ There are a few result registrations missing. Let's try and get them in each month so that the database is ready for t...
by Hans Koraeus
Sat Aug 06, 2011 1:57 am
Forum: North America
Topic: [2011] Oceanside La Costa boys Pre race
Replies: 7
Views: 3971

Re: Oceanside La Costa boys Pre race

You could also have a look at the ISSA world ranking site where we gather all results from all events. All the way back from 2003. ;-)

www.slalomranking.com
by Hans Koraeus
Mon Jul 25, 2011 5:04 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Does anyone care about ranking?
Replies: 31
Views: 13367

Re: Does anyone care about ranking?

I tend to agree that events are too long and can be made shorter. And so also the courses. ;-) Max 40-50 cones. You want the audience to be able to easily follow the whole run. And it takes too much time with long courses and more complex cone admin. But I don't see the problem for the audience beca...
by Hans Koraeus
Tue Jun 07, 2011 1:08 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Does anyone care about ranking?
Replies: 31
Views: 13367

Re: Does anyone care about ranking?

Here are some comments above that I liked reading... All this being said, I do in fact care about ranking. Not neccessarily MY ranking, but in general. If you're a new racer, nothing is better than seeing your name in print - hopefully above someone else's :) If you know you're a better racer than a...
by Hans Koraeus
Tue Jun 07, 2011 12:40 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Does anyone care about ranking?
Replies: 31
Views: 13367

Re: Does anyone care about ranking?

Having a perfect world ranking is not an easy topic. Since it is impossible it will always be a hot topic. It’s easy to find the flaws but harder to understand that there is no cure. We must realize that having a 90% ok ranking is good. What ever we make better in one part will make it worse elsewhe...
by Hans Koraeus
Sun Jun 05, 2011 7:41 pm
Forum: Arena
Topic: Skatepark slalom
Replies: 37
Views: 40079

Re: Skatepark slalom

Here are the drawings of the mega ditch. It will be perfect for slalom. And fun for general cruising. Beginners on a skate will love to start out crusing down the hill and the soft banks. Streetskaters will love playing around with the banks also. The previous slope planned for the old ditch was too...
by Hans Koraeus
Sun Jun 05, 2011 7:00 pm
Forum: Arena
Topic: Skatepark slalom
Replies: 37
Views: 40079

Re: Skatepark slalom

I just can't believe how fast time passes away. Quick overview of what has happend the last years. - The area where the park should have been built had some "political" issues. - We got a new area not far away from the initial one. - New skate design and idea was worked out for the new area. - The n...
by Hans Koraeus
Sun Jun 05, 2011 6:13 pm
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: ISSA World Ranking - 2011
Replies: 59
Views: 32967

Re: ISSA World Ranking - 2011

______________________________________________________________ ISSA World Ranking - May 31 2011 www.slalomranking.com ______________________________________________________________ There are a few result registrations missing. Let's try and get them in each month so that the database is ready for th...
by Hans Koraeus
Thu Apr 28, 2011 1:48 am
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: ISSA World Ranking - 2011
Replies: 59
Views: 32967

And what became obvious once the registration was up is that I will need to... - Add the latest registered racer for an event on front page. Maybe show the latest 5 events. - Add a complete list with last registered racers the last month. - Add to the event list how many registered racers there are....
by Hans Koraeus
Thu Apr 28, 2011 1:42 am
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: ISSA World Ranking - 2011
Replies: 59
Views: 32967

Just a small announcement that functionality now is added for racers to be able to sign up for an event on www.slalomranking.com - Racer: Register for an event 1. Go to your racer homepage 2. Select the Registration page 3. First all upcoming events that you are registerd for are listed. Then all o...
by Hans Koraeus
Thu Apr 28, 2011 1:35 am
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: ISSA World Ranking - 2011
Replies: 59
Views: 32967

Ok, maybe I was too fast with thinking it was a hacker. I just realized it was probably just a web crawler looking for pages. Like for example Google. I have now registered for "polite" web crawlers to not search the slalomranking. Soon we will have the picture consent dialog up and working before l...
by Hans Koraeus
Sun Apr 24, 2011 7:11 pm
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: ISSA World Ranking - 2011
Replies: 59
Views: 32967

Yes thanks! This is going to be really nice but I was a little bit too eager to get it up. :-| The current system registering existing racers is to easy to exploit for hackers. It just took one day and somebody ran a program adding the same bunch of skaters to all events 2011. I have turned off the ...
by Hans Koraeus
Sat Apr 23, 2011 2:12 am
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: ISSA World Ranking - 2011
Replies: 59
Views: 32967

Just a small announcement that functionality now is added for racers to be able to sign up for an event on www.slalomranking.com - Racer: Register for an event 1. Go to your racer homepage 2. Select the Registration page 3. First all upcoming events that you are registerd for are listed. Then all ot...
by Hans Koraeus
Fri Apr 15, 2011 3:06 am
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: ISSA World Ranking - 2011
Replies: 59
Views: 32967

<center>______________________________________________________________ ISSA World Ranking - March 31 2011 www.slalomranking.com ______________________________________________________________ First ranking update for 2011 is done. Now let's keep up with result registrations so that the database is re...
by Hans Koraeus
Wed Apr 06, 2011 9:59 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: [2011] Texas Sizzler, Houston, March 26-27 [MAIN]
Replies: 56
Views: 34774

What John Stryker entered the event? The younger or the older?
by Hans Koraeus
Mon Feb 28, 2011 8:46 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: A problem with image and perception.
Replies: 40
Views: 16243

This is a really good topic... that German video is 100 times more goodwill than that old 100 cones record. Films and pics is something that have been planned for the world ranking site since the very start. It's just that we have never come that far... there is even a section ready for it "News & M...
by Hans Koraeus
Sun Feb 20, 2011 3:22 pm
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: Overall calculation
Replies: 14
Views: 7313

And I actually found a positive effect by using the ranking points. It's nothing you can keep in your head (but same for all systems really). So to get it right it will be a good motivation to enter the results into the ranking quickly so that you can get the overall lists calculated for you. And by...
by Hans Koraeus
Sun Feb 20, 2011 3:14 pm
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: Overall calculation
Replies: 14
Views: 7313

Jani, I could make the changement just for the sake of it to have correct values in the "research table" above. But it will not make much difference from what it is. It's still the same probelm. I.e. very little difference between not attending, DQ and low placements. Example: Racer 1: <not>, <not>,...
by Hans Koraeus
Mon Feb 14, 2011 2:00 am
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: Overall calculation
Replies: 14
Views: 7313

Ok, I finished my research of overall points. I took the Pro class at the Worlds 2010 as research data. And it turned out to be good test data. See table below... Explaining some of the things in the table: First 5 column showing overall placement according two the 5 systems tested. ISSA1 : The ISSA...
by Hans Koraeus
Mon Feb 14, 2011 12:46 am
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: Are you a Pro level racer? (for SlalomRanking.com)
Replies: 6
Views: 3688

This needs another reminder! If any slalom racers out there are ready to be classed as "pro" for 2011 we need to know. Pro does not mean you have to live on your sport. ;-) Its just that you now want to compete and measure yourself with the best racers. If you run an OPEN event your points will go t...
by Hans Koraeus
Mon Feb 14, 2011 12:28 am
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: Prime point table...
Replies: 1
Views: 2232

I just went through all topic to clean up and close some and found this question.

You can get the points table at the world ranking website www.slalomranking.com


For the moment more specifically here...

But that link may be changed in the future.
by Hans Koraeus
Sun Feb 13, 2011 1:39 am
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: SlalomRanking.com 2010
Replies: 84
Views: 32870

This topic will be closed. A new one is created for the ranking 2011. Thank's to everybody who has helped out getting the final ranking for 2010 together. The ranking is now for ever saved into the ISSA World Ranking history books. World Ranking Administrator 2010 Hans Koraeus Ranking Angel coordina...
by Hans Koraeus
Sun Feb 13, 2011 12:47 am
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: ISSA World Ranking - 2011
Replies: 59
Views: 32967

ISSA World Ranking - 2011

______________________________________________________________ ISSA World Ranking - 2011 www.slalomranking.com ______________________________________________________________ Time to open up the forum topic for the 2011 ranking. Here is where we will post about ranking updates for 2011 ranking. And w...
by Hans Koraeus
Fri Feb 11, 2011 2:55 am
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: SlalomRanking.com 2010
Replies: 84
Views: 32870

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<center>ISSA World Ranking 2010
Final version
slalomranking.com</center>


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by Hans Koraeus
Fri Feb 11, 2011 1:18 am
Forum: Latvia
Topic: Gints Gailitis 1964 - 2011 R.I.P ;(
Replies: 32
Views: 22211

Yes this is a great chock for most of us. Even though it seems he has been living with heart problems all his life. But either way it's hard to believe and grasp when it happens. I can't remember when I first met him. Seems like he has always been around. And famous also for this reason. He is one o...
by Hans Koraeus
Thu Feb 10, 2011 11:50 pm
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: Overall calculation
Replies: 14
Views: 7313

It's really sad when you hear that not even World Championships for 2009 or 2010 does use the overall system fully. 2009 only for top 3!? 2010 a completly different system. Which may be that some overall results from the worlds 2010 are not correct. :-( And from 2009 not even published except for to...
by Hans Koraeus
Sat Feb 05, 2011 6:14 pm
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: SlalomRanking.com 2010
Replies: 84
Views: 32870

Ok we are done with changes for the 2010 ranking. I think we have taken care of most of the things. This last round did not produce any more fixes so that is a good sign. I will re-calculate a new version of the ranking anyway only to be sure and then it's a wrap. The 2010 ranking will be the offici...
by Hans Koraeus
Sun Jan 30, 2011 3:33 am
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: SlalomRanking.com 2010
Replies: 84
Views: 32870

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<center>Last Reminder!
Deadline Jan 31

For updates/changes to the ISSA World Ranking 2010</center>


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by Hans Koraeus
Sun Jan 30, 2011 3:30 am
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: SlalomRanking.com 2010
Replies: 84
Views: 32870

<center> ISSA World Ranking 2010 - Version 1.7 See if you can find any errors. Deadline for changes Jan 31. Slalomranking.com Ver 1.7 </center> Ranking Angel coordinator 2010 Jani Söderhäll A special word for Jani. If it was not for him starting up the process and getting all the people together we ...
by Hans Koraeus
Mon Jan 24, 2011 6:11 pm
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: SlalomRanking.com 2010
Replies: 84
Views: 32870

By the way have a look at the www.slalomranking.com site. We have tried to get some style on the articles so we soon can start up the article management on the site. Most administrators (Ranking, Calendar, Marshals, BOD, ...) will be able to register new articles about their work. The main deal thou...
by Hans Koraeus
Mon Jan 24, 2011 5:31 pm
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: SlalomRanking.com 2010
Replies: 84
Views: 32870

By the way...

<center>Reminder!
Deadline Jan 31

For changes to the 2010 World Ranking</center>


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by Hans Koraeus
Mon Jan 24, 2011 5:27 pm
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: SlalomRanking.com 2010
Replies: 84
Views: 32870

Re: Nationals

The 7th Annual Dovercourt Open is also the Canadian Nationals and has been since 05 or 06. This has always been at least a Main or a Major. It is the biggest race for most Canadians to attend. It should always be regarded as such. If competitors from all around choose not to attend then they miss o...
by Hans Koraeus
Sat Jan 22, 2011 6:03 am
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: SlalomRanking.com 2010
Replies: 84
Views: 32870

Re: Points Calculations

What I can not understand is why points for the National Championships awarded are worth less then an Outlaw event . I don't see any National Championship in your list...hmm maybe you mean the Can/Am? Can/Am has Main Status Da Farm has Prime status. And still they give the same points for a first p...
by Hans Koraeus
Thu Jan 20, 2011 2:08 am
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: SlalomRanking.com 2010
Replies: 84
Views: 32870

Ok Petr,

I will mark you as PRO for 2011. After the Jan 31 Deadline for the 2010 ranking.

Meaning you will compete for the "Pro Rookie Title" for 2011. ;-)
by Hans Koraeus
Mon Jan 17, 2011 12:05 am
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: SlalomRanking.com 2010
Replies: 84
Views: 32870

<center> ISSA World Ranking 2010 - Version 1.6 See if you can find any errors. Deadline for changes Jan 31. Slalomranking.com Ver 1.6 </center> Ranking Angel coordinator 2010 Jani Söderhäll A special word for Jani. If it was not for him starting up the process and getting all people together we woul...
by Hans Koraeus
Sun Jan 16, 2011 10:13 pm
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: SlalomRanking.com 2010
Replies: 84
Views: 32870

Is it normal that in the World Rankings, the Men Pro and Women categories display the 4 year ranking while the Men Am, Boys, and Girls categories seem to display the current season? Yes that's the way it is setup for the "official world rankings". The idea is that these are the ones you want to pus...
by Hans Koraeus
Fri Jan 14, 2011 7:39 pm
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: SlalomRanking.com 2010
Replies: 84
Views: 32870

Re: slalomranking- correction

I think there might be the following mistake with my results.. At Grenoble I placed 5,7,11, so that, as I understand it, 5,7 should be counted towards my ranking. At the moment I'm rated as 7,11 for Grenoble. Could you check that out please? 7:th Place SPC -- OK 11:th Place Giant -- OK 5:th Place T...
by Hans Koraeus
Wed Jan 12, 2011 12:05 am
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: SlalomRanking.com 2010
Replies: 84
Views: 32870

Thanks Janis, I will add the women disciplines for next update. But the three disciplines are there. It's just that when you look on your "racer homepage" you only see the two best results that are counted into the ranking. If you go to the "event homepage" you will see all the disciplines and class...
by Hans Koraeus
Tue Jan 11, 2011 11:22 pm
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: Wanted: Masters 45 and over birthdates
Replies: 124
Views: 61817

Are Paula Kalliokoski and Sj Paula Kalliokoski the same person?
I see both in the racer database...

John, we are missing you in the ranking. Let's see some Master points this year. ;-)
by Hans Koraeus
Tue Jan 11, 2011 11:09 pm
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: SlalomRanking.com 2010
Replies: 84
Views: 32870

I will soon make a new update with all the changes above. Concerning Grenoble for Baumann. All is correct except for that "Special" slalom then. This is what I have as results for that discipline... 8 Christophe Baumann GER 11,583 9 Thiago Gardenal BRA 11,667 Can someone check it up with the Grenobl...
by Hans Koraeus
Mon Jan 03, 2011 5:26 pm
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: SlalomRanking.com 2010
Replies: 84
Views: 32870

On the Dutch ranking I see the name of Igor Lerchundi Mugica, he is NOT Dutch he is a Spanish skater. Fixed now. Will be updated for next ranking update (1.5) Also the name of Cyril Schardijn is missing from the only Dutch ranking She is not in the 2010 season ranking because she has not competed t...