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by Rob Ashby
Sun Apr 03, 2011 6:32 pm
Forum: England
Topic: The Rush 2011 - Brands Hatch
Replies: 7
Views: 5830

Sign-up for The Rush 2011 is now open here:
http://www.ncdsa.com/contest_registrati ... 500#signup

Please ensure you read all of the accompanying information carefully.

Cheers

Rob
by Rob Ashby
Fri Mar 25, 2011 5:09 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 288415

Good luck to all those racing at the Sizzler this weekend.

Go Team Pavel!
by Rob Ashby
Wed Mar 23, 2011 5:32 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: Forum software update phpBB 2.0.21->3.0.8
Replies: 6
Views: 3147

This all sounds good Jani, great progress being made.

Thank you for the update, keep up the good work.
by Rob Ashby
Mon Mar 14, 2011 11:44 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: 2011 Site Sponsor Schedule
Replies: 57
Views: 16620

Thanks Robo, although you seem to have a pretty good idea of what we'd like already!

Cheers
by Rob Ashby
Thu Mar 10, 2011 8:14 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: 2011 Site Sponsor Schedule
Replies: 57
Views: 16620

What do you need for a logo to be displayed?

It would be good to have a UKSSA logo on the months that Sam and I are sponsoring.

Thanks
by Rob Ashby
Tue Mar 01, 2011 4:30 pm
Forum: Pavel
Topic: WEAPON X
Replies: 20
Views: 12302

The lots of little Texan Kowalski's ha, ha!
Don't let Eddy lead you (too far) astray Dom.
by Rob Ashby
Mon Feb 28, 2011 3:59 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: A problem with image and perception.
Replies: 40
Views: 16263

Here's one from Hog Hill a while back taken by Steve Rhodes (aka Munchh) from Pig City Boyz.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kpoArVlwmY
by Rob Ashby
Mon Feb 28, 2011 1:22 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: A problem with image and perception.
Replies: 40
Views: 16263

Martin's Video is a victim of in own sucess - it is the most watched skateboard slalom clip on the net and obviously the record stood from 1991 for many years after. Who knows if Janis' record stands the test of time his clip will replace Martin's Record Breakers footage. How about a button on the h...
by Rob Ashby
Thu Feb 17, 2011 1:07 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2011] The Rush - Brands Hatch, Kent UK, June 25-26
Replies: 9
Views: 4059

After many months of time, effort and lengthy discussions with the Motor Sports Vision track management team it gives me great pleasure in announcing our return to one of the countries original and finest slalom locations – the much revered Brands Hatch GP motor racing circuit in Kent, situated just...
by Rob Ashby
Thu Feb 17, 2011 1:03 am
Forum: England
Topic: The Rush 2011 - Brands Hatch
Replies: 7
Views: 5830

After many months of time, effort and lengthy discussions with the Motor Sports Vision track management team it gives me great pleasure in announcing our return to one of the countries original and finest slalom locations – the much revered Brands Hatch GP motor racing circuit in Kent, situated just...
by Rob Ashby
Mon Feb 14, 2011 1:37 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2011] Amsterdam Slalom Series #5 May 6-7-8 [MAIN]
Replies: 67
Views: 26420

If you wish to use any of my photos too Flavio please help yourself.
by Rob Ashby
Wed Feb 09, 2011 10:04 pm
Forum: Latvia
Topic: Gints Gailitis 1964 - 2011 R.I.P ;(
Replies: 32
Views: 22235

Very sad news, he will be greatly missed by the slalom community.

My sincere condolences to Gustavs and family.
by Rob Ashby
Wed Feb 09, 2011 12:06 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2011] The Rush - Brands Hatch, Kent UK, June 25-26
Replies: 9
Views: 4059

[2011] The Rush - Brands Hatch, Kent UK, June 25-26

UK slalom makes a welcome return to the Brands Hatch GP Circuit for 2011.

The Rush 2011 will take place over the weekend of 25th/26th June.

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Full details will be available very shortly............Stay Tuned!
by Rob Ashby
Tue Feb 08, 2011 8:08 pm
Forum: England
Topic: The Rush 2011 - Brands Hatch
Replies: 7
Views: 5830

The Rush 2011 - Brands Hatch

UK slalom makes a welcome return to the Brands Hatch GP Circuit for 2011.

The Rush 2011 will take place over the weekend of 25th/26th June.

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Full details will be available very shortly............Stay Tuned!
by Rob Ashby
Sun Feb 06, 2011 4:08 pm
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: SlalomRanking.com 2010
Replies: 84
Views: 32960

Yes indeed a big thank you to Corky and all those involved in completing the rankings.
by Rob Ashby
Sun Jan 23, 2011 2:51 am
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 288415

The return of the old format has already prompted heavy useage once again on the UK forum. Simple single thread forums really are the best way of keeping in touch on a local or regional basis (well it works well for us in the UK anyway) and NCDSA services us well. We have tried a single thread style...
by Rob Ashby
Mon Jan 10, 2011 11:17 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Travelling timer kit needed
Replies: 20
Views: 7904

Michael bought some "Mil-Spec" shielded twisted pair cable from "that auction site" which does the trick and it is very durable - its the sort of thing the army use for running field telephones etc. I'm sure he would be happy to give more information on the timing gear we use.
by Rob Ashby
Sun Jan 09, 2011 2:33 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Travelling timer kit needed
Replies: 20
Views: 7904

We have tried out wireless systems but found them too unreliable - especially if there were kids using remote control cars, planes etc. in the park! Too much interference.
by Rob Ashby
Fri Dec 31, 2010 4:33 pm
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: SlalomRanking.com 2010
Replies: 84
Views: 32960

I have just seen that Debbie Tix is in amongst the Men Am results (245) and is also down as being British not Dutch. Thanks.
by Rob Ashby
Tue Dec 28, 2010 2:15 pm
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: SlalomRanking.com 2010
Replies: 84
Views: 32960

Massive thanks to Corky and crew for sorting out the 2010 rankings - so nice to see the proper rankings again. Thank you, thank you, thank you - your work is very much appreciated.
by Rob Ashby
Fri Dec 24, 2010 12:49 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 288415

Merry Christmas One and All, Here's to a great racing year ahead.

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Cheers

Rob
by Rob Ashby
Sat Dec 11, 2010 7:42 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 288415

Congratulations to all those elected to the BOD, I've even updated our website:
http://www.ukslalomskateboarding.org.uk ... -voted-in/
by Rob Ashby
Thu Dec 09, 2010 12:35 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: The Logos for the Shirts that will Save Slalom
Replies: 29
Views: 11546

We spent many, many hours deliberating on the new logo for the UKSSA especially when it came to the shape of the S's! Then we spent even time more deciding on the colours - it is no easy task to please everyone - but there is always room for a bit of compromise! Neil, I noticed on your new design lo...
by Rob Ashby
Sun Dec 05, 2010 1:23 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 288415

I tried it again - Note: I have already voted - and it took me to the "Done" screen too.
What I think needs clarifying is whether those that have voted BEFORE it was necessary to leave your name need to vote again?
by Rob Ashby
Fri Dec 03, 2010 8:40 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: 2011 Site Sponsor Schedule
Replies: 57
Views: 16620

We'd all like to beat JBH! (And the "Das Boot" handicap would work in your favour!)
by Rob Ashby
Fri Dec 03, 2010 7:31 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: 2011 Site Sponsor Schedule
Replies: 57
Views: 16620

How about you both have a skate off (or a chilli dog eating contest or sumfink) to see who gets September! :o)

Either that whoever pays first takes the spot........................?
by Rob Ashby
Tue Nov 30, 2010 1:16 pm
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: ISSA Membership Ranking for 2010 Season
Replies: 31
Views: 13601

Hear, hear Rick, Donald - I agree entirely!
by Rob Ashby
Sat Nov 27, 2010 7:04 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 288415

Ha ha, quality! Your "Robo Boot" definitely adds to the look!
by Rob Ashby
Fri Nov 26, 2010 11:53 am
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: 2011 Site Sponsor Schedule
Replies: 57
Views: 16620

Please put me down for October 2011 also with a link to the UKSSA website at:

http://www.ukslalomskateboarding.com/

Payment will be made shortly - I can't access PayPal from work :o(

Thanks,

Rob
by Rob Ashby
Fri Nov 26, 2010 11:05 am
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 288415

Ha, ha - trust you Sam, bloody librarians! (No offence JBH) It must be something to do with the time of year!

Still it had the desired effect didn't it? The banter is back after an absence of 26 days!
by Rob Ashby
Thu Nov 25, 2010 8:12 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 288415

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No banter?
by Rob Ashby
Tue Nov 09, 2010 11:21 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: European Championships 1982
Replies: 3
Views: 3356

Cool photos Jani, I remember hearing the stories when the Brits came home.
"They made us parade like the olympics" ha ha.

I like the fact Dobie is chilling on the bench, rad!

Happy daze!
by Rob Ashby
Sun Oct 03, 2010 3:37 am
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: Site Sponsor Schedule 2010
Replies: 22
Views: 9261

Thanks Robbo, we all know you do a good job. Keep it up, beside you have too big a pair of Vans to fill! :o)
by Rob Ashby
Sat Oct 02, 2010 3:08 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: Site Sponsor Schedule 2010
Replies: 22
Views: 9261

Are there still problems updating the site sponsor - I have sponsored the site for October, two days into the month and we still have JBH up for September?
Or ist just your way of asking for another spank Robbo? :o)
by Rob Ashby
Wed Sep 29, 2010 12:17 am
Forum: Bennett
Topic: Bennett Love
Replies: 4
Views: 4211

Nice to see a Bennett thread here, good work Joe.

Where it all began....

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The Bennett Hijacker (pictured centre) with ACS base plates - not the original plastic ones which were prone to splitting or cracking under stress.
by Rob Ashby
Sat Sep 25, 2010 12:10 am
Forum: Movies
Topic: Mrock - Freedom - Music video by Emrik - with slalom in it
Replies: 10
Views: 4487

Yeah that rocks! Nice vid Emrik.
by Rob Ashby
Thu Sep 23, 2010 8:01 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: Spiked X in the City, London [POSTPONED...]
Replies: 28
Views: 13636

Far be it from me to admonish anyone Pat, especially anybody signed up to an event I am organising. At the start of my post I said that I wanted to point out a few things that needed to be improved on next time around. For an event of this magnitude I was working to a timetable and thought that anyo...
by Rob Ashby
Thu Sep 23, 2010 6:50 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: Spiked X in the City, London [POSTPONED...]
Replies: 28
Views: 13636

A few things I would like to mention at this point regarding the registration for this event that must improve when this is re-scheduled in April. Sign up for the race opened on 16th August and closed on 10th September. Sj asked further up this thread: “If race is on end of October why sign up ends ...
by Rob Ashby
Thu Sep 23, 2010 11:42 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: Spiked X in the City, London [POSTPONED...]
Replies: 28
Views: 13636

The fact that the event and therefore the race was cancelled was completely out of my control. I have been in constant contact with the organisers since June. Unfortunately it appears the show itself became a victim of its own success with too many people wanting to be involved and show their partic...
by Rob Ashby
Wed Sep 22, 2010 2:05 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 288415

Well the weather couldn't stop it but due to circumstances beyond our control the X in the City event has now been postponed until April 2011 and therefore so has our race. It appears that the show was getting bigger and bigger to the point where the infrastructure was too small to deliver this worl...
by Rob Ashby
Wed Sep 22, 2010 2:05 pm
Forum: England
Topic: X in the City: 22-24th October 2010 [Cancelled]
Replies: 11
Views: 6347

Well the weather couldn't stop it but due to circumstances beyond our control the X in the City event has now been postponed until April 2011 and therefore so has our race. It appears that the show was getting bigger and bigger to the point where the infrastruture was too small to deliver this world...
by Rob Ashby
Wed Sep 22, 2010 2:04 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: Spiked X in the City, London [POSTPONED...]
Replies: 28
Views: 13636

Well the weather couldn't stop it but due to circumstances beyond our control the X in the City event has now been postponed until April 2011 and therefore so has our race. It appears that the show was getting bigger and bigger to the point where the infrastruture was too small to deliver this world...
by Rob Ashby
Tue Sep 21, 2010 3:12 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: What Does "Queering A Venue" Mean?
Replies: 38
Views: 15600

Good going Joe - damage limitation time.
by Rob Ashby
Mon Sep 20, 2010 10:44 pm
Forum: 2010 World Championships - Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
Topic: Photos needed for magazine article
Replies: 7
Views: 3238

I can help you get access if you want to upload photos directly to the FTP site. I have also been asked by a BOD member if we could open up the possibility of uploading photos and I answered that there is probably such a feature if only we'd update to a later version of the forum software. /Jani Th...
by Rob Ashby
Fri Sep 17, 2010 1:34 am
Forum: 2010 World Championships - Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
Topic: Photos needed for magazine article
Replies: 7
Views: 3238

It comes to something when there are more photo's of slalom posted on facebook than on a slalom specific site............I am guilty as the next person for doing it - if it were easy to upload content here then I would! Until such tome I will continue to try and post up links to my race photos!
by Rob Ashby
Mon Sep 13, 2010 1:13 pm
Forum: Pavel
Topic: DELANEY AND ROCH JOIN PAVEL
Replies: 3
Views: 2898

Congrats to Kevin and Markus, especially Markus, uber fast rider - you wouldn't think he has only been slaloming for two months!
by Rob Ashby
Fri Sep 10, 2010 8:50 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 288415

Just a reminder that sign-up for the X in the City World Indoor Slalom Challenge Trophy, 22-24 October, London, closes at Midnight tonight!! Racers signed up: GREAT BRITAIN 1. Rob Ashby 2. Dominic Barette 3. Sam Gordon 4. Andy Makeham 6. Jon Merrifield 7. Louis Selby 8. Sam Slaven 9. Mike Allison 10...
by Rob Ashby
Fri Sep 10, 2010 8:49 pm
Forum: England
Topic: X in the City: 22-24th October 2010 [Cancelled]
Replies: 11
Views: 6347

Just a reminder that sign-up closes at Midnight tonight!! Racers signed up: GREAT BRITAIN 1. Rob Ashby 2. Dominic Barette 3. Sam Gordon 4. Andy Makeham 6. Jon Merrifield 7. Louis Selby 8. Sam Slaven 9. Mike Allison 10. Paul Price 12. Dave Hillier 13. Mmedo 1848 Duffort 14. Tony Lord 15. Nigel Allgoo...
by Rob Ashby
Fri Sep 10, 2010 8:47 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: Spiked X in the City, London [POSTPONED...]
Replies: 28
Views: 13636

Just a reminder that sign-up closes at Midnight tonight!! Racers signed up: GREAT BRITAIN 1. Rob Ashby 2. Dominic Barette 3. Sam Gordon 4. Andy Makeham 6. Jon Merrifield 7. Louis Selby 8. Sam Slaven 9. Mike Allison 10. Paul Price 12. Dave Hillier 13. Mmedo 1848 Duffort 14. Tony Lord 15. Nigel Allgoo...
by Rob Ashby
Wed Sep 08, 2010 3:17 pm
Forum: England
Topic: X in the City: 22-24th October 2010 [Cancelled]
Replies: 11
Views: 6347

A reminder to everyone that the sign up for the X in the City World Indoor Slalom Challenge Trophy closes at midnight on Friday 10th September. Don't miss out on the biggest indoor extreme sports show Europe has ever seen. Details on discounted hotels will be available shortly. Details on the event ...