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by Dan Parrish
Sat Jun 13, 2009 5:14 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Super-G, Hybrid & Hamburger - Now on 6/14
Replies: 33
Views: 16329

Oh --
If anyone wants to bring an ipod, I will consider letting you DJ.
Otherwise, it's music from an old guy who only listens to stuff from his high school and college days
by Dan Parrish
Sat Jun 13, 2009 5:10 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Super-G, Hybrid & Hamburger - Now on 6/14
Replies: 33
Views: 16329

Race at noon, or when a quorum is reached.

As for donations, my oldest's 529 college fund could use some help!
Other than that, bring yourself and maybe some food you like.
We will have a few local newbees coming. Possibly a lot, so I don't know what the needs will be.
by Dan Parrish
Sat Jun 13, 2009 12:35 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Super-G, Hybrid & Hamburger - Now on 6/14
Replies: 33
Views: 16329

. Happy to hear we've got a race. Terry, glad the Mrs understands. Dave, Welcome. Let me know when your race is happening. George, Welcome back! I'll have some food and drink. Donations are welcome. KEEP YOUR FINGERS CROSSED WITH THE WEATHER. Rain Cancels. It's too fast a hill to worry about tractio...
by Dan Parrish
Thu Jun 04, 2009 5:23 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Super-G, Hybrid & Hamburger - Now on 6/14
Replies: 33
Views: 16329

Rick, it's D.PISSA points for you. Karl, you're welcome to use the timer, but I'm working the day of your race and will not make it. (Too many people work in this country!) You will need a currier. We'll see what Terry "works out". Maybe he'll keep it in his bachelor pad between the races. ;o) Good ...
by Dan Parrish
Tue Jun 02, 2009 5:18 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Super-G, Hybrid & Hamburger - Now on 6/14
Replies: 33
Views: 16329

No one wants to play Skateboard with me?

OK, I've got my priorities straight... We'll change it to the next week.

SUNDAY, JUNE 14th, Noon.
Let your freak flag fly.

Glen hope you can still make it.
Karl, sorry if this squeezes your gig the next weekend.
by Dan Parrish
Sat May 30, 2009 4:58 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Super-G, Hybrid & Hamburger - Now on 6/14
Replies: 33
Views: 16329

Sorry, the 14th is reserved for my daughter's birthday party. The 6th is an available reschedule, if that's the consensus.... This past weekend I had a barbeque with my neighbor and the topic of skateboard racing came up. Well, my neighbor is an engineer who flew on the Space Shuttle (and appeared o...
by Dan Parrish
Fri May 29, 2009 4:48 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Super-G, Hybrid & Hamburger - Now on 6/14
Replies: 33
Views: 16329

Super-G, Hybrid & Hamburger - Now on 6/14

I have a new timer (that works!) Come, gather and skateboard in my driveway. http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=ashton+lane+01075&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=54.137829,114.257812&ie=UTF8&ll=42.238987,-72.570877&spn=0.012502,0.027895&t=h&z=16 The Event: June 7th, Noon My Pla...
by Dan Parrish
Mon Sep 22, 2008 1:30 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Antrim's Race for the OLD GOLD JUG Sept. 19,20,21, 2008
Replies: 180
Views: 130212

Antrim Pix

Just back from Antrim and still on an adrenaline high. What an great event. Now, I may not get out that much, but I had no idea how many Excellent skaters we have out there. I only took a few pictures, but here they are... http://gallery.me.com/parrish#100031 THANK YOU ANTRIM, BRIAN, JOE, GLEN and a...
by Dan Parrish
Mon Jun 30, 2008 4:48 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 429573

???

...if it was on, I was the one to throw the switch.
by Dan Parrish
Wed Jun 25, 2008 1:01 am
Forum: Ick
Topic: Ick Register - Got One? Post A Pic Or Description Here
Replies: 11
Views: 10405

Damn!

Well, Wes I would have announced it if I had won the Evans TS, BUT someone edged me out in the last 4 seconds. There must have been some added publicity.... :o( Ok, here are my race rides. (often lose by 4 seconds there too!) One of these things is not like the others... http://img.photobucket.com/a...
by Dan Parrish
Fri Mar 28, 2008 4:24 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: FS: Red Radikal Bushing
Replies: 22
Views: 9200

warning

There's a rumor that the Brown ones that they are circulating are not specifically good. It's suggested you stay away from them, but it's your own trip, so be my guest.
by Dan Parrish
Fri Mar 14, 2008 11:30 pm
Forum: Arena
Topic: Skatepark slalom
Replies: 37
Views: 44388

They talk of the "scandinavian standard of living..." you are really rubbing our American noses in it with that park! I'm gonna have to learn Swedish. Ok before the 'crete dries, I would make the transitions on the chute 2.5 - 3m high with a sine-wave like transition, about 45 degree angle, maybe a ...
by Dan Parrish
Fri Mar 14, 2008 3:54 am
Forum: Arena
Topic: Skatepark slalom
Replies: 37
Views: 44388

WOW!
by Dan Parrish
Thu Mar 13, 2008 3:31 am
Forum: Timing System
Topic: ExcelMate your new friend?
Replies: 172
Views: 109044

OK, Since you offered...

Markus, If the Mac port isn't too difficult , I'd love to get a try at it. After a lot of headaches with homemade timers I'm about to get a TrackMate- and you've made the system complete! Supposedly Mac OSX is a lot easer to port to now. I don't know. If so, I'd appreciate it. Please don't sweat it ...
by Dan Parrish
Wed Mar 05, 2008 5:13 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Antrim's Race for the OLD GOLD JUG Sept. 19,20,21, 2008
Replies: 180
Views: 130212

Hey Brian, HINT, HINT...

I like Red Bull, don't get me wrong, but...


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by Dan Parrish
Sun Jan 20, 2008 5:47 am
Forum: New England
Topic: 2008---plans?
Replies: 22
Views: 14266

No good. Reschedule.
I'm getting my hair done that day.
;o)
by Dan Parrish
Wed Jan 16, 2008 2:28 pm
Forum: Movies
Topic: Antrim slalom race part deux
Replies: 3
Views: 2598

Thanks seb!
by Dan Parrish
Tue Jan 15, 2008 1:26 am
Forum: New England
Topic: 2008---plans?
Replies: 22
Views: 14266

I will definitely be up for hosting a race or two this season and should have the equipment to do so. I had the same idea as you guys. It would be great to get another race series started. To help with the organizing, I started a "Google Group" to send out email reminders and to create a calendar to...
by Dan Parrish
Tue Nov 27, 2007 12:28 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Photo needed for cover of ISSA rulebook
Replies: 49
Views: 29098

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by Dan Parrish
Sun Nov 18, 2007 11:45 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Magnolia Woods practice sessions
Replies: 10
Views: 6930

Wow, I was the fastest skater who was there. I set down a time and THERE WAS NO ONE who could beat it. I ruled!

Guess I'll see you all next season....
by Dan Parrish
Tue Nov 13, 2007 12:44 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Magnolia Woods practice sessions
Replies: 10
Views: 6930

I will definitely be there. -Maybe.

OK --- Looks like I'm in. See u tomorrow!
by Dan Parrish
Sat Aug 25, 2007 7:13 am
Forum: North America
Topic: [2007] Farm 2007 pictures
Replies: 27
Views: 16679

Local Press

by Dan Parrish
Sat Aug 04, 2007 2:50 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 429573

FARM AIDS??

OK, so no big turnout for FARM AID '07 huh? Well, you'll all be sorry when I'm looking down on y'all from the top of that podium. You'll all be thinking, "That could have been me if I'd just attended Farm Aid." I and John"runner-up" Friends will be there and likely hitting the Northampton Park after...
by Dan Parrish
Sat Jul 28, 2007 9:44 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 429573

. FARM AID '07

Damn, this thread has been quiet. The Farm is coming and I know that if I'm gonna bring home that large, cook a casserole for my whole family sized Crock, I'm gomma need a little "tune up". Soooo..... FARM AID '07 8/05/07 12:00 - ? Mt. Tom Access Road . http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=...
by Dan Parrish
Sat Jul 07, 2007 6:15 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 429573

Karl, I'll be there.
I'll bring my timer (if I can get the bugs worked out), some extra skates
-and possibly some Narcan for Rick.



turn off your mind relax and float downstream....
by Dan Parrish
Sun Jun 24, 2007 7:15 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 429573

Today

Thanks everyone for coming. I had a great time and am glad you enjoyed it. I've been scoping out the neighborhood and may have a few other locations we could try. Haven't found one that has pavement like that (or is quite as convienient ;o) yet. Yes, we'll do it again, as soon as I fix the timing tr...
by Dan Parrish
Sat Jun 23, 2007 4:49 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 429573

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by Dan Parrish
Tue Jun 19, 2007 4:26 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 429573

*** RACE THIS SATURDAY ***

Hybrid/GS on Saturday the 23rd Here's what's planned: A fast flowing GS course on a dead end residential street. Road condition: 9/10 Antrim units. Timed jam format - take as many runs as your legs allow. Best time at end of the session wins. Will tailor the course for who shows up. May need to set...
by Dan Parrish
Thu Jun 14, 2007 2:06 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 429573

Bring the big guns...

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by Dan Parrish
Wed Jun 13, 2007 5:21 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 429573

June 23rd Session

*SOUTH HADLEY HYBRID/GS*

Any one up for a session on saturday the 23rd at my place?

Save the date if interested, I'll post more later.
by Dan Parrish
Thu May 31, 2007 12:41 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Northampton MA
Replies: 13
Views: 10311

Better????


Rick, I've gotta work that morning, usually till 1~ish. I was thinking of attempting the speedboard race in Ascutney that day, but maybe this was the universe's way of conspireing to keep me alive a bit longer. ;o)
Call me.
by Dan Parrish
Wed May 30, 2007 5:13 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Northampton MA
Replies: 13
Views: 10311

It's ON

...Finally They thought that by leaving the pool bottom undone all winter that they could stop us from skating it. Well, they were right. -Bastards! Anyway, it's done now, complete with a hole in the fence. Two more weeks and no more fence. Who's coming? http://www.mypicshare.com/thumbs/20070531/de...
by Dan Parrish
Wed Mar 21, 2007 3:53 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Timing System Display on EBay
Replies: 7
Views: 4831

Looks like the DC races will soon have a a professional scoreboard. Vlad, when you figure out the display, e-me. I'd love to see that be able to work alone or interface easily with my iBook. ( I could *probably* figure out a timing app under vbasic or filemaker - I began (and aborted) one a while ag...
by Dan Parrish
Mon Mar 19, 2007 9:13 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Timing System Display on EBay
Replies: 7
Views: 4831

Timing System Display on EBay

I'm in the process of mputting together a timing system and have been brainstorming how I want it to work when I came across this on eBay: http://cgi.ebay.com/GREAT-VORNE-DIGITAL-DISPLAY-USED-SAVE-BIG_W0QQitemZ180097065326QQcategoryZ42899QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem It is a 12 digit 4" display with a built ...
by Dan Parrish
Fri Feb 23, 2007 3:46 am
Forum: Movies
Topic: Anyone ridden one of these?
Replies: 0
Views: 2240

Anyone ridden one of these?

Looks like an early '90s model. It has rolled edges an is a bit too long for my tastes, but this guy rides it well.


http://www.ifilm.com/video/2825451


I know of a few guys in Northampton who ride them, although in a different way...
;o)
by Dan Parrish
Wed Feb 14, 2007 11:55 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: 2007 Antrim, NH Race September 22 & 23
Replies: 16
Views: 13250

Oh YEAH!

This race was great, and with the town's backing, has the potential to become a big event. Can't wait. Thanks Brian! Let me know how I can help. Here are a few pics of last years pre-race parade: <img src="http://idisk.mac.com/parrish/Public/web/Photo_091606_003.jpg"> <img src="http://idisk.mac.com/...
by Dan Parrish
Sun Feb 11, 2007 6:33 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: GPS -cheap!
Replies: 2
Views: 2122

GPS -cheap!

OK, I'm not selling anything, but I thought you guys should know about this. The Navman R300 is an armband GPS unit that can keep track of your distance traveled, average speed, max speed etc. http://www.navman.com/Navman/Templates/productinformation____5993.aspx I got one on EBAY for $35, shipped. ...
by Dan Parrish
Thu Jan 18, 2007 3:52 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Peace
Replies: 2
Views: 2708

... and a Peaceful New Year.
by Dan Parrish
Sat Dec 16, 2006 2:03 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Northampton MA
Replies: 13
Views: 10311

jason, thanx for the pix

<img src="http://idisk.mac.com/parrish/Pictures/1536579881_l.jpg" border="0"> <img src="http://idisk.mac.com/parrish/Pictures/1537412914_l.jpg" border="0">


The walls are in, the bottom should be dry enough by the time you read this....

WHO'S READY???



Update: No bottom yet!
by Dan Parrish
Sun Nov 26, 2006 4:27 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Northampton MA
Replies: 13
Views: 10311

more

It should be finished in a few weeks. They SAY they will be opening "in the spring" but, I think the fence must be pretty high (or the snow pretty deep) to wait that long! I'll keep everyone updated. More: [ Originally published on: Thursday, November 09, 2006 in the Daily Hampshire Gazette ] NORTHA...
by Dan Parrish
Sat Nov 25, 2006 7:46 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Northampton MA
Replies: 13
Views: 10311

Northampton MA

It may not be much, but it's MINE! This skatepark is being built in Veterans' Memorial Park, just outside of downtown Northhampton. http://www.dailyhampshiregazette.com/stories/images/16468.jpg So far (as of nov 18th).... http://www.homepage.mac.com/parrish/.pictures/treo_111506_001-1.jpg http://www...
by Dan Parrish
Wed Nov 15, 2006 1:05 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Who are you and how do I get involved?
Replies: 3
Views: 3545

I'm not dead yet...

Thanks Leo, moved about 3 months ago- and it's not that far away. Haven't gotten rid of me yet. Plus, the roads are better here than NYC. Catch you soon.
ps- Don't worry, you'll still get rides!
by Dan Parrish
Mon Nov 13, 2006 5:03 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Who are you and how do I get involved?
Replies: 3
Views: 3545

50% is just showing up

Jason where were you *yesterday*? We had an event near you, in Gloucester. We are some young skaters and some old guys who don't know when to quit. Come and find out. All are welcome. Bring what you got, we'll help with the rest. Dig through the web sites and you'll learn a lot. Just about all of us...
by Dan Parrish
Sun Nov 12, 2006 2:54 am
Forum: New England
Topic: FARMAGEDDON 11/11/06
Replies: 52
Views: 43073

.

Adam - That's because you were sticking it where it doesn' belong. ;o)

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by Dan Parrish
Fri Nov 10, 2006 1:03 am
Forum: New England
Topic: FARMAGEDDON 11/11/06
Replies: 52
Views: 43073

The fastest one at Farmageddon -
"THE RAGGUT" award!




Tway where did you find that!
by Dan Parrish
Tue Oct 31, 2006 3:47 am
Forum: New England
Topic: FARMAGEDDON 11/11/06
Replies: 52
Views: 43073

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Hey, that 11:00 flame is out of position-- Re-Run!
by Dan Parrish
Sun Oct 29, 2006 7:38 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: FARMAGEDDON 11/11/06
Replies: 52
Views: 43073

by Dan Parrish
Sat Oct 28, 2006 5:48 am
Forum: New England
Topic: FARMAGEDDON 11/11/06
Replies: 52
Views: 43073

Hitting the wall...

Ok, it looks like I will be making it to the race and I have an idea to float. Here goes... I've just about finished my move from NYC to here in the sticks, and I have A LOT of cardboard boxes. In keeping with the "Mad Max" vibe of the race, how about some more substantial obstacles? I was thinking ...
by Dan Parrish
Wed Sep 20, 2006 5:09 am
Forum: New England
Topic: what fun!
Replies: 2
Views: 2752

antrim

Andrew, WELCOME! I, had a great time in Antrim and was really impressed by the reception. Not all our races are like that though. Unaffiliated spectators and closed roads are for select races. Usually the more low-key the better. No complaints means no cops, no cops means we get to finish a race. We...
by Dan Parrish
Sat May 06, 2006 6:23 am
Forum: New England
Topic: RACES AND PRACTICE
Replies: 14
Views: 9291

You can skate on zat side or on zat side....

Hey, who was hitting the cones?
Certainly not ME!

Guys, please, go AROUND THE CONES!

Thank you.