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by Dave Kirkpatrick
Wed Aug 19, 2009 8:38 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Antrim Can/Am Sept. 18, 19 & 20, 2009
Replies: 87
Views: 49757

Re: skateparc de Antrim

That's great! I'm not much fun in the park, but I'll make efforts to be around there too. I have extra cones, slalom boards, to use or not as the situation requires. Try to find me when you get here, I'll do the same. Thanks! Hi dave - mb here, claude's partner - my kids really had fun skating the s...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Wed Aug 19, 2009 2:50 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 28491

Thanks Brian. I'm going to try to minimize the setup this time around, but may yet find myself rifling through your garage.
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Tue Aug 18, 2009 3:01 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 28491

Hi Skaters, Fans, Revenge of Summer Skate : Race Clinic/Outlaw No. 2 is coming up this Saturday Aug 22nd. I'm watching the weather, chance of/scattered events as of right now, the rain date is Sat the 29th. Kids clinic and race: Registration begins at 9:30 and racing ends by 11. I'll be counting on ...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Tue Aug 18, 2009 12:55 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Antrim Can/Am Sept. 18, 19 & 20, 2009
Replies: 87
Views: 49757

Our skatepark is no big shakes: A quarterpipe, pyramid, a couple boxes and smaller ramps. I wouldn't make a trip for it - although a trip a few hundred yards wouldn't be so bad. Mostly about the schmooze, those guys just hunker down there when the race is in full swing. Nashua looks cool, I'm going ...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Sun Aug 16, 2009 1:58 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Antrim Can/Am Sept. 18, 19 & 20, 2009
Replies: 87
Views: 49757

Hi All. Ready for the Can/Am? Getting your practice in? Got all your bushings, wheels, and bearings in order? Good. All's well. I have cram sessions in MY book! HEY I had a thought - Friday is TS, Pizza Party After, there may be a little downtime. If those of you who have the chops felt like having ...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Thu Aug 13, 2009 2:23 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 28491

We'll make this one the cul de sac, Pierce Lake Road. Maybe we'll start getting out to 202 for the next few sessions after the 22nd.
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Tue Aug 11, 2009 5:53 am
Forum: New England
Topic: NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 28491

Next Sunday we skate (of course!) if the weather's good. I have a timer (thanks Dr. Dan!) and we'll be doing some single lane timed runs as well as some dual lane racing. This is still for everyone, but tailored to bringing up the b group. IMPORTANT: From now on I want to go directly to the hill, no...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Mon Aug 10, 2009 12:18 am
Forum: New England
Topic: [2009] Farm '09, August 8
Replies: 32
Views: 17710

Second at pics, I'll take it - beats the heck out of my ranking in the race! I did get a lot of the bigboy/biggirl action 'caus I was all done by then. I had a great time beginning to end, thanks Joe and Tway (and many others) for putting this on. And to Brian and Richard who drove all the way to wo...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Sat Aug 01, 2009 7:15 am
Forum: New England
Topic: NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 28491

Re: Permission for 202 Hill

I'll make inquiries about the hill. The guy who owns it is a local developer from Bennington. If I were to guess, I'd say it's unlikely, but it can't hurt to ask. Liability insurance would need to be purchased for this, raising costs. As nice as it would be, it's a private road, and wouldn't be cov...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Fri Jul 31, 2009 3:22 am
Forum: New England
Topic: NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 28491

A few from my Dad's cam, almost everyone in here:

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by Dave Kirkpatrick
Wed Jul 29, 2009 4:58 am
Forum: New England
Topic: [2009] Farm '09, August 8
Replies: 32
Views: 17710

All that stuff about "toys and camping equipment" is his portable, inflatable orgy. Dude, you can blow them up when you get there, and let the air out before you go! And campers, don't pitch your tent next to his... I'll be going down and back too, no idea about times yet, but hit me up if you need ...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Tue Jul 28, 2009 4:13 am
Forum: New England
Topic: NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 28491

Thanks everyone for coming and racing - and to Brian, Victoria, Lauren and all the other hearty volunteers! Nice pics Rick, I'll add some as I shake people down for them, hopefully we got everybody. I'll whip up some youtube fun when I get a break. Yes, Saturday August 22 for the next one, I hope to...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Mon Jul 27, 2009 4:29 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Antrim Can/Am Sept. 18, 19 & 20, 2009
Replies: 87
Views: 49757

I messaged Brian, I'm sure it will get sorted out. Maybe some of you get freebies, 'cause you are sweet, and others get charged a huge contingency fee against trashing the campground - although it seems kinda backwards in this case ;-)
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Sat Jul 25, 2009 5:52 am
Forum: New England
Topic: [2009] Farm '09, August 8
Replies: 32
Views: 17710

Count me in!
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Fri Jul 24, 2009 8:58 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 28491

Thanks Rick, and yeah, weather looks good after possible overnight rain. We're on, worst case is pushed back a little to let it dry out. I don't see that development on Mapquest, but it's between Antrim and Hillsboro (north of us) just off 202 on the west side. Between Chauncey Farm and Dugre's Auto...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Thu Jul 23, 2009 3:20 am
Forum: New England
Topic: NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 28491

The way I see it happening, we should all try to be learning, teaching, schmoozing, planning for Sept or otherwise or "on duty" from 10 til noon - being friendly, stroking the town and neighbors and their offspring. Skating too. Noonish, races for the noobs and beginners, kickflippers, whoever will ...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Wed Jul 22, 2009 1:38 am
Forum: New England
Topic: NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 28491

If we race (I absolutely intend to) it will be rather informal - names and times, single lane. Bragging rights or minimal schwag. If Saturday doesn't rain out, and Sunday is decent too, I'm up for more of whatever on Sunday. Sunday is the rain date for the clinic / race. There's local political valu...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Tue Jul 21, 2009 1:45 am
Forum: New England
Topic: NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 28491

Adam Daniels wrote:I am pretty sure I am available for this upcoming weekend. Please keep me posted...I shall dig out the skate gear for I have not seen a cone this season!
Excellent!! I'm watching the wishy-washy weather, will update shortly about the plan, and plan B
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Fri Jul 10, 2009 2:57 am
Forum: New England
Topic: NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 28491

NH Slalom Clinics & Outlaw Series 2009

I have a couple dates to throw out there, I'm putting on two Slalom Skating Clinic events here in Antrim - home of the Can/Am International Slalom Race coming up on September 18-20, 2009. The town will let us have a lane of Summer Street, which is the race course, for these days. I envision each day...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Thu Jul 09, 2009 10:30 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Antrim, NH Slalom Training on Sundays
Replies: 18
Views: 10558

Wow, SUPER cool! I think this will definitely pick things up a notch or three. I'll get you my info, then hold your timer hostage until you come up, skate, and eat some of OUR burgers! Thanks Dan! WANT A TIMER? Send me your address and I'll ship it you. Having a timer will make your training session...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Mon Jul 06, 2009 4:30 am
Forum: New England
Topic: N.H. training/racing hill found!
Replies: 13
Views: 7628

Re: N.H. training

Thanks again for coming out, and for all your help and support. That was a hoot! I might just get up early and re-chalk 'em, run one a few times. The variety of courses was great, left me feeling pretty confident about our ability to set em right for the crew (even though I let you guys do most of t...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Sun Jun 28, 2009 2:34 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Antrim, NH Slalom Training on Sundays
Replies: 18
Views: 10558

Weather forecast looks crappy... skate is unlikely to happen.

Today would have been the day, no rain til 4.

Damn.
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Sat Jun 27, 2009 6:16 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Antrim, NH Slalom Training on Sundays
Replies: 18
Views: 10558

Curt DeBartalo wrote:Ill try to make it. Ill see if weasel can go too.
Cool, I hope you can join us! Call / email any questions.
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Sat Jun 27, 2009 6:13 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Antrim, NH Slalom Training on Sundays
Replies: 18
Views: 10558

Re: Antrim specifics, please

Dave, what time, and which street? This is only about 1-1/2 hrs away for me, but I ain't toodlin' over to find I'm late, nor am I gonna cruise around rural N.H. in hopes of finding the correct hill. Money is a little too tight to be doing too much sightseeing... ;-) It's just off Pierce Lake Road i...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Sat Jun 27, 2009 12:14 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Antrim Can/Am Sept. 18, 19 & 20, 2009
Replies: 87
Views: 49757

I suspect we're talking a freakshow!
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Tue Jun 23, 2009 7:14 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Antrim Can/Am Sept. 18, 19 & 20, 2009
Replies: 87
Views: 49757

Something on Summer Street AND Jameson Friday? Or is it one or the other? Thinking out loud here, but I wonder if we could squeeze in some kind of alternate event (training/fun/outlaw) on Friday? I'd be happy to run/assist some sort of sideshow if there's room. dk Thank you Brian & Antrim, still the...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Mon Jun 22, 2009 3:16 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Antrim, NH Slalom Training on Sundays
Replies: 18
Views: 10558

Antrim, NH Slalom Training on Sundays

Hi All. I try to get a slalom course or two set most Sundays. I have some nice, quiet hills picked out, a small regular crew, 100 seismic cones, loaner boards, bag full of helmets. Don't have timer or tons of experience. Encouraging anyone interested to come along. Try it or show us how it's done. >...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Mon Jun 22, 2009 1:27 am
Forum: New England
Topic: N.H. training/racing hill found!
Replies: 13
Views: 7628

This looks to be about an hour from here. Backroads are slow, but 91 is conveniently fast for others. I'd be more than happy to talk about a race there, any kind. Antrim's ramps are at my disposal, although I don't have hauling capability myself. (Working on modding a trailer) Keep me posted / let's...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Fri Jun 19, 2009 9:50 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Boston Slalom Jam June 20th ?!
Replies: 31
Views: 16615

So where are we all meeting or going?
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Fri Jun 19, 2009 6:16 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Boston Slalom Jam June 20th ?!
Replies: 31
Views: 16615

Hey Karl, you were posting while I was posting. Mine should have been first! Mish Michaels just said dry AM, rainy PM, rainy Sunday. I don't know - I doubt she would lie to me after all we've been through... Maybe a wake up and see approach, I'll check in here again to see what you and your crew dec...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Fri Jun 19, 2009 6:09 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Boston Slalom Jam June 20th ?!
Replies: 31
Views: 16615

Everyone still feeling good on the weather "window"? Is there a meeting place and time N/W of Boston?

I'm not sure how many are committed, it might only be 2 or 3 Hummers.
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Tue Jun 16, 2009 4:12 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Super-G, Hybrid & Hamburger - Now on 6/14
Replies: 33
Views: 16351

Real fun, thanks again for having us! This vid is real quick and dirty, there were only a couple of hours available in the edit suite this week so I hopped on them. Mostly practice runs and there's more of the b course, but I stopped shooting and skated after a while, the best will be left to memory...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Mon Jun 15, 2009 4:33 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Super-G, Hybrid & Hamburger - Now on 6/14
Replies: 33
Views: 16351

Hey! That was some serious fun, well worth the drive and risk of bad weather (the only slippage we were concerned about was from the kids with water guns, and someone who spilled a coffee at the finish line!). I think ALL of my crew made a benchmark today. I sure did (got a GS time- clean! didn't di...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Mon Jun 15, 2009 4:19 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Boston Slalom Jam June 20th ?!
Replies: 31
Views: 16615

I think you can expect a handful of Antrimites. 4 or 5?

Some will want a "b" course, we have cones.

We all come singly, and we all drive Hummers, but don't worry, we can park these babies ANYWHERE!
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Sun Jun 14, 2009 3:25 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Super-G, Hybrid & Hamburger - Now on 6/14
Replies: 33
Views: 16351

How's the weather looking this morning?
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Sun Jun 14, 2009 12:06 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Super-G, Hybrid & Hamburger - Now on 6/14
Replies: 33
Views: 16351

Dan Parrish wrote:Oh --
...Otherwise, it's music from an old guy who only listens to stuff from his high school and college days
Actually, that sounds like a perk!
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Fri Jun 12, 2009 2:38 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Super-G, Hybrid & Hamburger - Now on 6/14
Replies: 33
Views: 16351

I expect 4 or 5 to come from this neck of the woods - see you there!
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Thu Jun 11, 2009 5:53 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 430040

yes, we could leave the cross streets open. That makes it easier for you to get the permission, right? I think we only impact the one family. I could close Jameson at the Summer Street end, and post "local traffic only" (or "go around!") from Main turning ONTO Summer, and everyone has access, prett...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Thu Jun 11, 2009 5:45 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: New England Call List
Replies: 27
Views: 24299

Last post 2007, JFC, is that a bad sign or what?

Ah well, here goes - Dave Kirkpatrick, Antrim, NH 603-588-3941. davek att ironhorseaudio doot com.

Any slalom thing, even kinda nearby, let me know -ok to add me to your list.
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Wed Jun 10, 2009 3:15 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 430040

I love the idea. I need to catch our selectmen to final-OK a few Summer Street days soonish. Cops, neighbors, and Town Administrator are OK with it. How long do you think road closed to squeeze in some races? 1/2 closed?? How about an Antrim Can/Am warmup in late July or late August? One day - singl...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Tue Jun 09, 2009 6:39 am
Forum: Hardware & Bushings
Topic: Use Tracker hourglass halves to shim Bennet Khiro Barrels?
Replies: 3
Views: 3238

Can't wait to see what you look like with bushings super-glued to your fingers. Ha, you wish! I make my lackeys do the dangerous stuff. Of course I might need a bit of one to make a prosthetic thumb... another story. Ryan cut them even faster with a shallow score around cut with the hacksaw, follow...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Sun Jun 07, 2009 6:31 am
Forum: Hardware & Bushings
Topic: Use Tracker hourglass halves to shim Bennet Khiro Barrels?
Replies: 3
Views: 3238

Use Tracker hourglass halves to shim Bennet Khiro Barrels?

Science projects rule! I just cut an hourglass bushing in half, and discovered that it, with a khiro barrel, are the same height as my stock Bennett bottom. (without the bottom washer if we're splitting hairs as well as bushings.) I used a hacksaw and drew it carefully through the bottom of the V, w...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Thu Jun 04, 2009 2:55 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 430040

Re: 2009 New England Outlaw Series!!!

In order to promote our races and encourage multiple attendance I'd like to suggest we organize a race series similar to 2005 farm outlaw series. Series Points for each contest. Put together some prizes for different age groups for end of the year awards, Juniors, 18-45 and masters podiums. I can t...
by Dave Kirkpatrick
Mon Jun 01, 2009 10:58 pm
Forum: New to slalom skateboarding?
Topic: Need help setting up a GS board
Replies: 9
Views: 7019

Re: Need help setting up a GS board

I am new to slalom and need help setting my board up for a GS course. I got started at the Antrim Can/Am race mainly because i live on the hill. Over the weekend I had the privilege to ride George Pappas's board. He showed me how to pump and where to put my feet and i went from there. His board had...