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by Rob Ashby
Wed Sep 08, 2010 3:17 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: Spiked X in the City, London [POSTPONED...]
Replies: 28
Views: 13636

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 ...
by Rob Ashby
Wed Sep 08, 2010 3:15 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 288415

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 ...
by Rob Ashby
Mon Aug 30, 2010 4:48 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2010] Amsterdam Slalom Series, September 3-4,5 (MAIN)
Replies: 42
Views: 29640

Whatever the weather whatever the courses the Brits will be there - Paul Price, Sam Gordon, Ella Rogerro, myself and possible 1 or 2 others!

Looking forward to it - flying in on Thursday night. See you then.
by Rob Ashby
Mon Aug 30, 2010 1:49 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: Spiked X in the City, London [POSTPONED...]
Replies: 28
Views: 13636

Peter, I can confirm that this race has now been designated The X in the City World Indoor Challenge Trophy - more details coming soon!
by Rob Ashby
Mon Aug 23, 2010 8:13 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2010] GANG OF GERMANY - GERMAN OPEN, AUGUST 21/22
Replies: 54
Views: 31597

A big thanks to Donald and the GOG crew for a top weekend of racing. I look forward to racing on that GS hill next year - with permission :o) There are some photos from the weekend here: http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=241433&id=628572787&l=9ef2c1cfa4 See some of you in Amsterdam in a couple o...
by Rob Ashby
Wed Aug 18, 2010 11:09 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2010] GANG OF GERMANY - GERMAN OPEN, AUGUST 21/22
Replies: 54
Views: 31597

Sounds good Donald - always good to hear of a bit of media interest - good for the growth of slalom.
Would there be any chance of getting a copy of the footage once it is edited etc. to show on our stand at X in the City?

See you in a couple of days.
by Rob Ashby
Mon Aug 16, 2010 9:50 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 288415

Major indoor event in London to showcase slalom:

http://www.slalomskateboarder.com/phpBB ... php?t=7528
by Rob Ashby
Mon Aug 16, 2010 9:47 pm
Forum: England
Topic: X in the City: 22-24th October 2010 [Cancelled]
Replies: 11
Views: 6347

Spiked X in the City is happening at the weather proof ExCel centre in the heart of London’s docklands over half term from 22-24 October 2010. There is easy access to the venue - with three on site DLR (Docklands Light Railway) stations, easy access to London Underground (Jubilee Line – two stops aw...
by Rob Ashby
Mon Aug 16, 2010 8:56 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: Spiked X in the City, London [POSTPONED...]
Replies: 28
Views: 13636

Spiked X in the City, London [POSTPONED...]

****THIS IS A MAJOR PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITY FOR SLALOM**** Spiked X in the City is happening at the weather proof ExCel centre in the heart of London’s docklands over half term from 22-24 October 2010. There is easy access to the venue - with three on site DLR (Docklands Light Railway) stations, eas...
by Rob Ashby
Thu Aug 05, 2010 12:33 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 288415

For the UK I would definitely say Hog Hill where this weekends British Open Championships is being held - silky smooth surface and great facilities and of course the jewel in the crown that is Brands Hatch!
by Rob Ashby
Sun Aug 01, 2010 1:55 pm
Forum: 2010 World Championships - Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
Topic: TIGHT slalom
Replies: 26
Views: 10466

Mick has been posting updates on the UK Forum of NCDSA here: http://www.ncdsa.com/viewtopic.php?f=1556&t=88

Looks like the weather has played its part too!

But still no news of Ella?
by Rob Ashby
Sat Jul 24, 2010 3:15 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: NASS Love Monkey Open Slalom Championships 9-11 July 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 2657

Results Saturday - TS 1st Paul Price 2nd Louis Selby 3rd Sam Gordon 4th Mmedo Duffort 5th Sam Slaven 6th James Parry Jones 7th Ben Williams 8th Paul Keleher 9th Rob Ashby 10th Tim Neal 11th Nigel Allgood Sunday - HS 1st Paul Price 2nd Louis Selby 3rd Sam Gordon 4th Mmedo Duffort 5th Rob Ashby 6th Sa...
by Rob Ashby
Thu Jul 08, 2010 1:17 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: NASS Love Monkey Open Slalom Championships 9-11 July 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 2657

Ready to Race? Ready to "Monkey" around a little?

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See you there!
by Rob Ashby
Mon Jun 28, 2010 11:54 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2010] DéSaXé World Ride, June 25-27
Replies: 29
Views: 14012

Are the full results up anywhere?

Thanks
by Rob Ashby
Sun Jun 27, 2010 2:21 am
Forum: Pavel
Topic: KATHRIN SEHL PRO MODEL
Replies: 12
Views: 5638

Congratulations to Kathrin, well deserved.

A new addition to the Pavel family, I look forward to seeing one soon, good work Donald!
by Rob Ashby
Mon Jun 07, 2010 11:31 pm
Forum: England
Topic: [2010] NASS Love Monkey Open Slalom Championships
Replies: 0
Views: 1834

[2010] NASS Love Monkey Open Slalom Championships

Once again UKSSA in association with NASS and Glastonbury Ales will be staging two days of Slalom racing at this year's NASS Festival at the Royal Bath and West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset. Paul Nash and his team from Glastonbury Ales will again on site to slake skaters thirst as well as he...
by Rob Ashby
Mon Jun 07, 2010 11:16 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: NASS Love Monkey Open Slalom Championships 9-11 July 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 2657

NASS Love Monkey Open Slalom Championships 9-11 July 2010

Once again UKSSA in association with NASS and Glastonbury Ales will be staging two days of Slalom racing at this year's NASS Festival at the Royal Bath and West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset. Paul Nash and his team from Glastonbury Ales will again on site to slake skaters thirst as well as he...
by Rob Ashby
Wed Apr 21, 2010 10:23 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2010] BRIXLEGG BLITZ WORLD CUP AND WORLD INVITATIONAL
Replies: 29
Views: 11627

I can't wait Donald - I'm still hearing tales from Ed and Paul K about the last Brixlegg!

Speak soon.
by Rob Ashby
Fri Mar 26, 2010 2:10 pm
Forum: Virage
Topic: New Virage 'Vite' front quick turning truck
Replies: 73
Views: 56512

Any old excuse to get your balls out eh Sam?

Surely one Virage Team member (no pun intended) with a penchance for "plums out" riding is enough?
by Rob Ashby
Fri Mar 26, 2010 2:06 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: [2010] Texas Sizzler, March 27-28
Replies: 178
Views: 67616

Have a good week everyone. Good luck Mr Price - We're all counting on you, have a fish taco for me.
by Rob Ashby
Sun Feb 28, 2010 3:09 pm
Forum: Teams
Topic: Team Virage "Flow"
Replies: 66
Views: 30222

Now that's a magazine Sam would definately subscribe to!
by Rob Ashby
Fri Feb 26, 2010 1:13 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Bob Biniak Died Today
Replies: 8
Views: 4193

Thats so sad, I heard he was in ICU following a heart attack.

RIP Bob. Thank you for all you gave us, your name will live on.
by Rob Ashby
Wed Feb 10, 2010 1:30 pm
Forum: 2010 World Championships - Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
Topic: Is there going to be an ISSA Worlds 2010?
Replies: 10
Views: 4390

Looking forward to seeing you at Hog Hill Eddy. Details will be appearing soon.
by Rob Ashby
Fri Dec 04, 2009 6:53 pm
Forum: Virage
Topic: Virage ordering information
Replies: 8
Views: 4720

Top work Michael, looking good - the truck that is. Winston always look rad!

Bring on the Virage Vice next!
by Rob Ashby
Fri Nov 27, 2009 2:59 pm
Forum: Pavel
Topic: Happy Birthday Donald
Replies: 0
Views: 1450

Happy Birthday Donald

Happy Birthday to the Pavel-meister himself.

Donald have a great day, I look forward to seeing you soon.
by Rob Ashby
Sat Nov 21, 2009 12:06 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: Site Sponsor Schedule 2010
Replies: 22
Views: 9261

October Sponsorship

Jani,

I have sent my payment for October sponsorship:

Rob Ashby - UKSSA

Ed note: Payment received. Thanks! /Jani
by Rob Ashby
Fri Nov 20, 2009 1:51 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: Site Sponsor Schedule 2010
Replies: 22
Views: 9261

I would like to sponsor October please. I am at work at the moment and so am unable to access my paypal account so will pay the money when I get home in a few hours.
by Rob Ashby
Mon Nov 16, 2009 1:51 am
Forum: ISSA - Old topics
Topic: ISSA members 2010 - Complete listing
Replies: 46
Views: 26081

Membership paid

Jani,

I have just sent my joining fee, I thought I had done this a couple of years ago, my mistake!

By the way Martin Sweeney still comes along to races in the UK. He is a legend!


Ed note: Confirmed - money received! /Jani
by Rob Ashby
Wed Nov 04, 2009 9:47 pm
Forum: Virage
Topic: New Virage 'Vite' front quick turning truck
Replies: 73
Views: 56512

Looking good Michael - I look forward to seeing them up close and personal!

Digging the groove man!
by Rob Ashby
Tue Oct 27, 2009 11:27 pm
Forum: G.O.G. Trucks
Topic: steal and fake a product
Replies: 31
Views: 17323

OK Michael, I'll raise you, and there is only one genuine currency to use here!

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Skate Bucks....don't accept imitations!
by Rob Ashby
Tue Oct 27, 2009 8:32 pm
Forum: G.O.G. Trucks
Topic: steal and fake a product
Replies: 31
Views: 17323

Not on!

This is just so wrong, wrong, wrong! Michael spent considerable time developing the Virage with Sam (even with some input from myself in the testing stage), the Swedes have done their thing with the 161. (Did the Czechs copy the 161 colour too?) There's no excuse to copy - NONE! This reminds me of a...
by Rob Ashby
Thu Oct 22, 2009 2:56 pm
Forum: 2010 Contest Calendar
Topic: Preliminary 2010 race dates
Replies: 15
Views: 7734

British Open Slalom Championships
Hog Hill, 6th - 8th August 2010
Tight, Hybrid & GS
by Rob Ashby
Tue Oct 06, 2009 8:02 pm
Forum: California
Topic: Gordon and Smith 50th celebration in San Diego
Replies: 2
Views: 2497

G & S 50th Photos

Nice set of photos Paul. Quality Jags at the car show too!

Great to see so many legends at the Pump Station race! Well done - it looked Faassst!
by Rob Ashby
Wed Sep 23, 2009 12:19 am
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Deck Discussion
Topic: Carbon fibre Turner replica
Replies: 17
Views: 12045

Turner inspired race trophies by Foiled Concepts

In a different vein here are a few Turner inspired trophies shaped by Gabe for this years NASS Festival - along with the special award board "Smoke'n White Ninja".
This photo doesn't really do them justice as you can't see the shaped and sculpted lines too well.

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by Rob Ashby
Thu Jul 09, 2009 12:14 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2009] Love Monkey British Open Championships 11/12 July
Replies: 8
Views: 7120

Last Post before NASS

Only those who have pre-arranged to go down on Thursday can do so. I will be arriving on site Friday lunchtime. On arrival you will need to park in the “Production Car Park” Then go to the main entrance where your name will be on a list, but ONLY IF YOU HAVE SIGNED UP! (If you have not yet paid by P...
by Rob Ashby
Wed Jul 01, 2009 11:34 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: Made in England: Blighty Championships - June 27th/ 28th
Replies: 26
Views: 19357

Hog Hill Photos

Some photos from the weekend here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/robs_gallery/sets/72157620602597353/ And what a great weekend it was – so much to say. First a big thanks as ever go to Michael, Sam, Paul K, Edwin for shouting, coneheading, photography and camp fire yarns; to Ian Coles and his team - ...
by Rob Ashby
Wed Jul 01, 2009 2:51 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2009] Love Monkey British Open Championships 11/12 July
Replies: 8
Views: 7120

Event information

What you need to know! Unlike last year we will not have access to the site on Thursday night there will however be a couple of logistical exceptions. Please note: Cars are not allowed onto the site, you will not be allowed to park next your tent. (This was the case last year too!) On arrival you wi...
by Rob Ashby
Fri Jun 26, 2009 8:27 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: Made in England: Blighty Championships - June 27th/ 28th
Replies: 26
Views: 19357

Hog Hill - Tansport from Fairlop Station

For those going to Hog Hill via Fairlop Tube Station here are some local cab numbers to call that pick up from the station: Redbrige Radio Cars: 020 8550 4444 or 020 8501 4817 Forest Car Service: 020 8500 3333 Chigwell Cars: 020 8500 7777 Your destinaion is Redbridge Cycling Track, Forest Road - It'...
by Rob Ashby
Fri Jun 26, 2009 3:54 pm
Forum: 2009 Contest Calendar
Topic: Request Race Scheduling In This Topic
Replies: 12
Views: 18701

NASS Festival Race

Please add this race to the calendar: Love Monkey British Open Slalom Championships Format: Head to Head, Tight/Hybrid with ramp start Date: 11/12 July 2009 Location: Royal Bath& West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK Sanction: asking for BASIC/PRIME Contact: Rob Ashby/UKSSA, rob.ashby626@bti...
by Rob Ashby
Mon Jun 22, 2009 9:23 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2009] Love Monkey British Open Championships 11/12 July
Replies: 8
Views: 7120

Event Poster

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by Rob Ashby
Fri Jun 19, 2009 9:37 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2009] Love Monkey British Open Championships 11/12 July
Replies: 8
Views: 7120

Slalom Ape just loves the ladies!

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Don't let Slalom Ape have all the fun, sign up!
by Rob Ashby
Fri Jun 19, 2009 1:25 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2009] Love Monkey British Open Championships 11/12 July
Replies: 8
Views: 7120

We have a meeting with the event organisers next week so we should have further details on timings etc. after this meeting.

We will try and ensure that heats and finals do not clash with other events taking place.
by Rob Ashby
Thu Jun 18, 2009 10:19 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2009] Love Monkey British Open Championships 11/12 July
Replies: 8
Views: 7120

[2009] Love Monkey British Open Championships 11/12 July

http://i40.tinypic.com/wjx7iq.jpg Love Monkey British Open Slalom Championships @ NASS '09 - 11th & 12th July 2009 The British Open Slalom Championships will again be held at this year’s NASS Festival at the Royal Bath and West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset. As the title suggests, we have re...
by Rob Ashby
Thu Jun 18, 2009 9:27 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: Made in England: Blighty Championships - June 27th/ 28th
Replies: 26
Views: 19357

Donald, with your toys and sausage you are really spoiling us!

So then thats the Pavel guys and the Dutch Crew signed up - any other takers?
by Rob Ashby
Thu Jun 18, 2009 2:42 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: Made in England: Blighty Championships - June 27th/ 28th
Replies: 26
Views: 19357

Bart it will be good to see you, are you going to come with Paul?

Hog Hill and NASS eh? Excellent!

Cheers

Rob
by Rob Ashby
Tue Jun 09, 2009 11:11 pm
Forum: Pavel
Topic: NEW BLOOD
Replies: 16
Views: 7677

So thats your plan eh Donald - a Pavel pincer movement - Grenoble AND the UK on the same weekend! Very cunning indeed. Ha, ha.
by Rob Ashby
Fri May 08, 2009 12:19 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2009] 2nd Tunnel Skateboard Slalom World Cup, ZH, April 25
Replies: 113
Views: 61457

It was good to meet you at the race the other week Jonathan, hope to see you at another one soon, maybe in the States who knows?

Great pictures too, a good pictoral diary of your trip.
by Rob Ashby
Thu Apr 30, 2009 11:30 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2009] Airflow Slalombrunch, Thalwil ZH, CH, May 16-17
Replies: 35
Views: 18848

Flights all booked.

Flight information

Outbound flight: London (London Heathrow) - Zurich
Fri. 15.05.2009 17:15 LHR - 19:55 ZRH LX 325 Economy Saver(E)


Return flight: Zurich - London (London Heathrow)
Sun. 17.05.2009 20:25 ZRH - 21:15 LHR LX 340 Economy Saver(T)


See you there!
by Rob Ashby
Wed Apr 29, 2009 8:27 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2009] Airflow Slalombrunch, Thalwil ZH, CH, May 16-17
Replies: 35
Views: 18848

I will be there too - and will be travelling with Paul on the same flight from Heathrow.

Not sure what we will be doing for accommodation yet though?

Looking forward to it whatever!
by Rob Ashby
Wed Apr 29, 2009 8:21 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2009] 2nd Tunnel Skateboard Slalom World Cup, ZH, April 25
Replies: 113
Views: 61457

A big thanks to Ramon, Chris and all who made this great weekend possible.
Loved the GS location too and as for the weather - just perfect.

I liked it so much I have to come back - so see you all at the Slalombrunch!