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by Dave Kirkpatrick
Wed Aug 11, 2010 4:33 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Farm X
Replies: 57
Views: 30652

I'm thrilled to have been a part of this debauchery, what a race! THANKS Joe and Bill, everyone who contributed. This was a special crowd (short-bus "special" in a few cases), and an amazing event that I'll TRY to do justice telling my grandchildren about when I'm transitioning from senile to incont...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Tue Aug 10, 2010 3:05 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Notice of Race - South Hadley, MA 7/10/2010
Replies: 17
Views: 10026

Here's the home movie version - it's been up for a while, I just neglected to say so:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fVr0qgCsLg8
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Sat Jul 24, 2010 12:55 am
Forum: New England
Topic: [2010] Antrim Can/Am Slalom Championships Sept. 17-18-19
Replies: 34
Views: 26815

Uber Loose IPA?
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Sat Jul 24, 2010 12:52 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Antrim, NH Slalom Training on Sundays
Replies: 18
Views: 10558

I'm planning on THIS Sunday too, 1PM, 202 hill - ask for info if you want it...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Tue Jul 20, 2010 3:34 am
Forum: New England
Topic: [2010] Antrim Can/Am Slalom Championships Sept. 17-18-19
Replies: 34
Views: 26815

Alright then, here we go! I'd encourage all you racers to sign up ASAP, it really helps the race committee to know the head count early. It takes a lot to put on a big race, and we want the good people to keep organizing and supporting this event. Just for tickles, here's the BONUS glow cones race e...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Sun Jul 18, 2010 10:26 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Farm X
Replies: 57
Views: 30652

Yeah, what's the word, is it a go?
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Fri Jul 16, 2010 3:37 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Antrim, NH Slalom Training on Sundays
Replies: 18
Views: 10558

Hey Oliver, I'm planning on skating this Sunday, and expecting we'll have sort of "the usual crowd" here in Antrim. It would be great if you can make it out here. If you message me your email address I'll add you to the list. Not sure which hill we'll be at yet, but we can play that a little last mi...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Mon Jul 12, 2010 10:01 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Notice of Race - South Hadley, MA 7/10/2010
Replies: 17
Views: 10026

Yes yes! What a sweet race, nice day! Good choice on Sunday, no threat of rain at all - WIN! THANKS to our hosts, Dan and Carol, the whole scene was welcoming to the kids, all the new racers, and us cranky old guys too. The Snake Run was a hit! Not too big, not too small, just right. Silly and scary...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Sun Jul 11, 2010 2:14 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Farm X
Replies: 57
Views: 30652

Joe Iacovelli wrote:I have very special prizes, never seen before at a skateboard race.

Catamaran race is a team of 2? Or 3 with a pusher? Input?
Surely you are counting the number of bright orange cone-hats you'll need to defile...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Mon Jul 05, 2010 2:34 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Notice of Race - South Hadley, MA 7/10/2010
Replies: 17
Views: 10026

Ha!

That's great Dan - I'd better start skating my slalom-pool board this week!

Nice work, see you there.
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Fri Jun 25, 2010 7:00 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: [2010] NESRA Notice of Race - Antrim, NH June 26
Replies: 24
Views: 12223

Sorry to hear it T. Weather: It looks like evening showers, isolated T-showers... I'm thinking we're fine, get the races in early to be safe (be on time!) and we'll probably have a full day on the course. I'm thinking the hassle of change vs. the chance of rain, mostly later, we're better off with S...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Thu Jun 24, 2010 10:49 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: [2010] NESRA Notice of Race - Antrim, NH June 26
Replies: 24
Views: 12223

Well, here we are, a few hours away. Sorry for clashing with the DH event, but we pulled a few dates out of the hat and went with the one that most of the local chiefs were OK with. Maybe we can get more scientific with our methods in the future. Weather looks good. Are we prepared? Kinda. It's an o...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Tue Jun 22, 2010 4:04 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Notice of Race - South Hadley, MA 7/10/2010
Replies: 17
Views: 10026

I'm going. I signed up. Lindsey says she'll hit this one too. That's a pretty scary/nice corner from the top of the hill, can't wait to see the terrain "extras". The fact that this happens in that serene, suburban neighborhood is interesting unto itself in terms of promoting the sport. I'll bring al...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Sun Jun 20, 2010 3:02 am
Forum: New England
Topic: [2010] NESRA Notice of Race - Antrim, NH June 26
Replies: 24
Views: 12223

Hey, cool, thanks!!

And remember, what happens in Antrim STAYS in Antrim, I was never there:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aocdPLpCJps
Rick Floyd wrote:
Ron Barbagallo wrote:Dave - give me your address and I'll send you a helmet

longboardsbyfatboy@hotmail.com
Well now...how's that for service!
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Wed Jun 16, 2010 4:46 am
Forum: New England
Topic: [2010] NESRA Notice of Race - Antrim, NH June 26
Replies: 24
Views: 12223

So, less that 2 weeks away... It's going to be fun! My GS board is still dodgy, I keep crashing when I practice, I suspect my helmet should be retired, and my pads smell worse every day. What's left to do? Hey racers - We're wishing to see more signups on NCDSA. If we knew how many people were comin...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Thu Jun 03, 2010 3:31 am
Forum: New England
Topic: [2010] NESRA Notice of Race - Antrim, NH June 26
Replies: 24
Views: 12223

Thanks for getting this official Antrim Jam thread up Rick. Seemed like it was off in the distance, now feels like it's coming up so fast... I've gotten behind! This hill is the more "comfortable" of our two spots. The newer skaters seem to do pretty well here, and the course from the top is still c...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Fri May 21, 2010 1:01 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: NESRA Burlington Bomb - Article, Photos, Video, Results
Replies: 16
Views: 8238

OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT:

The Antrim NESRA Race will be on Saturday, June 26. Rain date is Sunday. Disciplines will be SL and GS for sure, probably some sort of "enhanced" DH and a TS quickie as time allows.

More details to come, but the date is set - mark it on your calendars!
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Wed May 19, 2010 5:31 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: NESRA Burlington Bomb - Article, Photos, Video, Results
Replies: 16
Views: 8238

Thanks everyone. Dr. D. your timer is the shizzle...not a hiccup on an 850 foot course! I'm hoping to find B-class podium shots - the pics on the NESRA website are from my camera, taken by a spectator, and don't include any. Dave K., got any? -RF Nope, I wasn't holding my still camera at that momen...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Mon May 17, 2010 3:25 am
Forum: New England
Topic: NESRA Notice of Race - Burlington, VT 5/15/2010
Replies: 9
Views: 5570

Well done, Rick, what a race! I feel honored to have been chosen to do first official run of the brand new NESRA race series - and happy to have made it without DQ-ing, eating it on the course, or eating it off that big ramp! I was having a serious "bad gear day" until about 15 minutes before the st...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Thu May 13, 2010 11:51 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: NESRA Notice of Race - Burlington, VT 5/15/2010
Replies: 9
Views: 5570

I'd like to touch base with you guys at the Burlington Bomb to put Antrim NESRA race on the calendar. Something to consider is, if we could have it on Summer Street and be part of other goings-on in town, should we?

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How's the weather report for Saturday Rick?
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Tue May 04, 2010 3:14 am
Forum: New England
Topic: NESRA Notice of Race - Burlington, VT 5/15/2010
Replies: 9
Views: 5570

I'm excited about this! NE Series is ON.

I'm in for the 15th, will bring some skaters, and will pick a date soon for an Antrim race.
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Mon Apr 26, 2010 4:13 am
Forum: New England
Topic: [2010] NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series
Replies: 26
Views: 12105

Today was some FINE skating! I thought we would get rained out soon after noon, but we got a big day in!

Great discussion. The Series is ON!

I sent rough meeting notes to you, Dan and Ryan. Correct or tweak em, pass them back.

When we're good to go with the "official" info lets post it up!
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Sun Apr 25, 2010 3:08 am
Forum: New England
Topic: [2010] NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series
Replies: 26
Views: 12105

I know it's late but wanted to confirm - skate and race series meeting, tomorrow.

I'll be at the 202 hill by 10. If anyone wants to get there earlier (to beat chance of rain?) message or email me - I'll check late and early.

dk
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Thu Apr 22, 2010 4:19 am
Forum: New England
Topic: [2010] NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series
Replies: 26
Views: 12105

Hey, here's another one to throw out there: I've been asked to do something on skateboarding safety for our upcoming Daffodil Day hoopla (easy there, no laughing) on Saturday, May 1st. This would be at, near, with or after the Bike Rodeo, which is for kids - onsite bike tuning, safety lesson, obstac...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Thu Apr 22, 2010 12:59 am
Forum: New England
Topic: [2010] NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series
Replies: 26
Views: 12105

Still trying to figure out the weekend weather. Sunday is still the main plan. I have a complicated Saturday but it could be better day - skating in the afternoon possible for me, skating in the AM for those who want to use the gear and get it going..? Let me know your thoughts, outlaw conspirators....
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Mon Apr 19, 2010 3:39 am
Forum: New England
Topic: [2010] NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series
Replies: 26
Views: 12105

Weather looks a little iffy, but I hope we are ON for a skate and a meeting this Sunday. If the weather looks uncertain it could be more of a "business lunch" and less of a skate, if people feel like traveling? I like to cook... If it's going to be wet, maybe we can teleconference or telecommute or ...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Mon Apr 12, 2010 1:32 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Antrim Fire!!
Replies: 8
Views: 5284

This is where the parade ends, and the 202 bomb continues to the left:

Image
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Fri Apr 09, 2010 4:57 am
Forum: New England
Topic: [2010] NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series
Replies: 26
Views: 12105

Rick Floyd wrote:New rule - all NE Outlaw races will be on Sundays...skip church if you have to, we'll find somebody to bless your sorry ass.
Yeah, and at the same time tell the boss you can't work because you HAVE TO go to church.

Religious Exemption is powerful tool. Abuse it... and skate!
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Fri Apr 09, 2010 3:53 am
Forum: New England
Topic: [2010] NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series
Replies: 26
Views: 12105

Rick, I just sat down to post pretty much the same damn thing- let's get this baby off the ground! April 24/25 Antrim is fine for a Summit. I'm in, and will host... whatever it is. A mini-outlaw, cookout, and pow-wow? I can't afford strippers for this so we'll just have to take turns. Should we say ...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Wed Mar 31, 2010 2:44 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Intro from Boston
Replies: 25
Views: 12229

Karl Floitgraf wrote:Sorry guys I'm still gittin my Edukatin done here, can't run a contest this year, but the fells is great practice spot!
I think Boston / the Fells would be sort of a critical NE location..!

Who could we recruit for this one - CMC?
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Wed Mar 31, 2010 2:40 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Intro from Boston
Replies: 25
Views: 12229

Why do I feel like I'm about to sit down for dinner at the Bundy house? (Al and Peg, not Ted) Let's all chat soon. Let's get past Easter (we could skate it, but I suspect a lot of people have real "plans" - I'll try to get a skate in this Saturday with the crew who can do it, Easter Sunday also with...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Thu Mar 25, 2010 7:12 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Intro from Boston
Replies: 25
Views: 12229

...we've been talking about an outlaw series this year, there may be several new races in New England this year. Count on it! ;-) -R I looked at the event schedule here, not much is up yet. Any insight on dates to aim for or avoid is appreciated. Perhaps we should have a Summit, maybe on the heels ...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Thu Mar 25, 2010 5:48 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Antrim Fire!!
Replies: 8
Views: 5284

That was a bummer - shut down the whole downtown area for hours. Our friends, Bakery 42 and Trends of Fashion seem to have come through it with minor setbacks (TOF relocated next door) and the rest of the building was unoccupied (whew!). So when you come to Antrim, you can help those affected by eat...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Tue Mar 23, 2010 2:30 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Intro from Boston
Replies: 25
Views: 12229

Hi David, Dave from Antrim. We do get out and set slalom courses most Sundays up here, and would always be happy to have another skater. We're over an hour and a half away (I used to commute!), but it's usually a nice easy ride once you're outside of 128. If you want to PM me your email address I'll...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Sat Nov 28, 2009 3:08 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 28491

My wife and kids will force me to snowboard, once there's snow. (She'll be home sipping tea, watching chick TV)

Geezer noob on the slopes, with kids in tow - look out!

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Hey, no rain and LOTS of wind to dry us off, tomorrow looks pretty good for SKATEBOATDING!
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Wed Nov 18, 2009 5:19 am
Forum: New England
Topic: NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 28491

Well, things are still rolling along - Heather's getting good, Tucker came out to skate his new setup, Jake has been coming regularly. Glenn, I just got lucky that day, you can still keep telling me all you know. We'll try for this weekend, could be either day. Sunday is the regular thing but if it'...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Sat Oct 24, 2009 12:36 am
Forum: New England
Topic: NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 28491

Glenn, glad you're coming. Mig, wish you could join us. Me, I'm glad I'm not getting my first 6" this week, hopefully not even this year. And I hope it doesn't snow for a while either. Joe, any chance? (skating that is) Everyone else, just come skate. Put the snowboards away, it's not even Halloween...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Fri Oct 23, 2009 3:12 am
Forum: New England
Topic: NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 28491

Re: Race, Race, Race!

Change of Plan.

It looks like Saturday will be crappy, and Sunday will be decent, so I'm forced to call it for the better day.

We'll race on SUNDAY, 11 AM 'til... whatever races we can squeeze in.
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Thu Oct 08, 2009 3:21 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Antrim Short
Replies: 1
Views: 2498

Pretty cool, thanks Will!
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Thu Oct 08, 2009 3:20 am
Forum: New England
Topic: NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 28491

Race, Race, Race!

We local folk have decided Saturday the 24th of October would make a nice date for another little OUTLAW . Pierce Lake Road, we'll hope to get to practicing by 10, racing by 11, but the roads aren't drying as fast from overnight rain and dew now, so it could get pushed back a little later. We'll do ...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Mon Sep 28, 2009 2:37 am
Forum: Movies
Topic: [2009] Antrim Can/Am
Replies: 4
Views: 3077

nice, thanks!!
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Sun Sep 27, 2009 3:00 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Antrim Can/Am Sept. 18, 19 & 20, 2009
Replies: 87
Views: 49757

The local/alternate divisions are wishing to see times. (I have the kids/beginners, am in need of local/women's/alt start on the big hill). If anyone has them, pls let me know or post 'em!

tx!

dk
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Thu Sep 24, 2009 3:58 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Antrim Can/Am Sept. 18, 19 & 20, 2009
Replies: 87
Views: 49757

Heeeyyyy, FUN race, great weekend - I have two pieces of important business for you guys, once you stop laughing about cougar sightings / brushes with danger. 1. THANK YOU, racers! I keep hearing "wow, what a great bunch of people!" and it's not all coming from the local skaters who you showered wit...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Wed Sep 09, 2009 5:54 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 28491

Here's what went out in the email, I'm too lazy/busy to type anything original... Hi Skaters, Last Sunday Skate before the race! See you at the 202 hill aim for 10:00 if you think that will help you get there by 11. I'll be there in that range somewhere, aiming for 10:30. * We'll be Starting with du...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Thu Sep 03, 2009 3:40 am
Forum: New England
Topic: NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 28491

I'm booked up to my eyeballs on Saturday. Am considering blowing it all off for training (feigning cramps, hallucinations and swine flu symptoms, sneaking out my bedroom window) but probably won't. Saturday Plan C allows a few hours in the eve to skate, 5-7? Sunday is a definite, I traded emails w G...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Tue Sep 01, 2009 3:18 am
Forum: New England
Topic: NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 28491

Thanks for coming Eric, that was a pretty big training day. There was just enough chalk after a light rain for me to re-mark the courses early in the AM, and we went out after work until dark today. Everyone here is looking forward to the Can/Am. We'll be cramming in the practice for sure. The toys ...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Fri Aug 28, 2009 5:01 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 28491

Tomorrow will be wet. Hurricane wet. Canceled, so sorry.

Sunday looks like it will be DRY, I'll plan to set up the timer and we can call it racing/training.
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Sat Aug 22, 2009 12:51 am
Forum: New England
Topic: NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 28491

OK, the weather looks like it could be ok, could be lousy. Complete crapshoot. I'm not going to be cowed, but then again I live 2 minutes from the hill. You guys decide whether you want to risk the drive. Call me after 7AM, 603-588-3941 if you want the REAL local weather conditions. So, big decision...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Fri Aug 21, 2009 3:07 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 28491

My, my, Hurricane Bill and a big green cloud on the radar, wet air coming from the South... We might be toast. Wet, mushy toast.

Stay tuned.
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Wed Aug 19, 2009 8:48 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Antrim Can/Am Sept. 18, 19 & 20, 2009
Replies: 87
Views: 49757

Re: Current Racers as of 8/18

Brian Beihl wrote:These are the current racers as of 8/18 ... Withdrawn due to broken body parts SCHWIPPERT, ADAM (but he's still coming!)
That's pretty hardcore, doing the miles even though he can't race it this year. Girls, hang all over him, make him happy he made the trip! :-)