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by Sam Gordon
Thu Nov 25, 2010 8:40 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 379908

Tumbleweed

May I remind my learned friend of his similar posting on NCDSA on 26 November 2009 and of my reply theron: http://www.ncdsa.com/viewtopic.php?f=1556&t=88&p=258674&hilit=wasteland#p258674 Should we expect a similar posting on Fishbook at the same time 365 days hence? For the record, this year I esche...
by Sam Gordon
Sun Oct 24, 2010 9:16 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: European Status Marshals 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 13268

Thanks for the fast reply, gents. As regards race status, the existing form is already similar to a technical job application. I have shied away from completing the form because of its cut and dry approach. You HAVE to have X and Y before consideration. A dialogue with status Marshalls in tandem wit...
by Sam Gordon
Sat Oct 23, 2010 5:54 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: European Status Marshals 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 13268

Rob Ashby UK gets my full support. Now, seeing as Hog Hill 2011 is the only announced race with confirmed date in 2011, I guess that we are in the running for World Championships, European Championships, UK Champs and every outlaw status that we can muster. or an 'Announcement' status would be a goo...
by Sam Gordon
Sat Oct 23, 2010 5:42 pm
Forum: ISSA - Old topics
Topic: [2010] World Ranking, Dues, Membership And Race Sanctions
Replies: 24
Views: 11381

It's just the wind blowing through the old telegraph wires.

Roll on 2011!
by Sam Gordon
Sun Oct 17, 2010 11:54 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2011] Hog Hill Open Season 11th - 12th June
Replies: 1
Views: 4673

[2011] Hog Hill Open Season 11th - 12th June

If you've found yourself in the UK, no matter if you are with or without board, dammit but there's just one place you should head... This weekend: http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5295/5552616997_ca53718795_z.jpg Full details: https://sites.google.com/site/hoghillosjune2011/ Facebook Group: http://www...
by Sam Gordon
Thu Sep 23, 2010 2:51 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: Spiked X in the City, London [POSTPONED...]
Replies: 28
Views: 17401

X in the City

It is incredibly frustrating both from our side and for all participants for this event to be postponed. Rob has put in an extreme amount of work on this project to the detriment of his regular job in order to put slalom's best foot forward. Every day he has been in touch with the organisers, badger...
by Sam Gordon
Tue Aug 24, 2010 2:08 pm
Forum: Ick
Topic: Ick Ordering Information
Replies: 3
Views: 10190

Ick well?

Good to hear. Thanks Wes!
by Sam Gordon
Tue Aug 24, 2010 11:39 am
Forum: Ick
Topic: Ick Ordering Information
Replies: 3
Views: 10190

Ick Sticks 2010

Purely as a matter of interest, does Rick still make boards?

Wesley still supports the brand through his web signature, but recent additions to the racing scene seem few and far beween.
by Sam Gordon
Tue Aug 24, 2010 11:34 am
Forum: Ick
Topic: ICK website
Replies: 3
Views: 5595

Ick Website

The website seems to be full of Japanese Kogal Manga links. Is this a diversity of interest or viral flooding?
by Sam Gordon
Fri Aug 20, 2010 11:38 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2010] GANG OF GERMANY - GERMAN OPEN, AUGUST 21/22
Replies: 54
Views: 37163

G.O.G.

Is there a schedule or rendez-vous point and time for Saturday posted anywhere?
We need to know when to get up!
by Sam Gordon
Fri Aug 20, 2010 1:57 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2010] GANG OF GERMANY - GERMAN OPEN, AUGUST 21/22
Replies: 54
Views: 37163

The tussel in Dussel

Packed and ready. We'll be there whatever the weather!

See you later,

Sam
by Sam Gordon
Fri Aug 20, 2010 1:52 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: Spiked X in the City, London [POSTPONED...]
Replies: 28
Views: 17401

Spiked X in the City

Hi Sj and Vince, great to see your interest! Because it is a big and shared event, we have been asked to give expected figures of participants in advance so that crowd expectations can be managed. Skaters will be expected to talk, communicate and teach the General Public as well as compete. The orga...
by Sam Gordon
Thu Aug 19, 2010 10:39 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 379908

Spiked X in the City

Shame not to see more of you at the British Open Championships. Why not get your arse into gear, visit London in October and take in Spiked X in the City? We will holding the X in the City European challenge Trophy Race, and training up the general public to slalom in the downtime. View and do! Its ...
by Sam Gordon
Thu Aug 19, 2010 10:18 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: Spiked X in the City, London [POSTPONED...]
Replies: 28
Views: 17401

Spiked X in the City

This will be a fantastic Expo for slalom skating. It'd be great to see the US and European meisterskaters show off their skills to the general public and help put slalom on the UK map. We know the Swedes like indoor racing. Are the rest of the World's skaters too pussy to take them on? Check out the...
by Sam Gordon
Thu Aug 12, 2010 5:39 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: British Open Slalom Championships, Hog Hill Aug 6-8 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 7753

Results are here:

http://www.ukslalomskateboarding.org.uk ... 10-latest/

Well done Louis and Paul!!!
by Sam Gordon
Mon Jul 19, 2010 3:16 pm
Forum: England
Topic: British Open Slalom Championships, August 6-8, 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 11039

Freeride!

Norman Kinnish has very kindly added his name to those offering assistance to arrange and marshall the freeride/ short downhill at Hog Hill. Norm, in previous guises, has been the driving organisational force on Eastbourne Council that ran the downhill event there for many years. Sign up: http://67....
by Sam Gordon
Mon Jul 19, 2010 3:15 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: British Open Slalom Championships, Hog Hill Aug 6-8 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 7753

Freeride!

Norman Kinnish has very kindly added his name to those offering assistance to arrange and marshall the freeride/ short downhill at Hog Hill. Norm, in previous guises, has been the driving organisational force on Eastbourne Council that ran the downhill event there for many years. Sign up: http://67....
by Sam Gordon
Mon Jun 14, 2010 2:27 pm
Forum: England
Topic: British Open Slalom Championships, August 6-8, 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 11039

Poster

Now featurning the new poster and event details at the start of this thread!
by Sam Gordon
Mon Jun 14, 2010 2:19 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: British Open Slalom Championships, Hog Hill Aug 6-8 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 7753

British Open Slalom Championships, Hog Hill Aug 6-8 2010

Website: http://www.wix.com/Sam2msl/BOSC-2010 Sign Up: http://67.139.161.195/contest_registration.asp?ContestID=466#signup http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4046/4699622828_eb57538015_b.jpg Entry Fees: Friday/ Saturday = £20.00 Friday/ Saturday/ Sunday =£30.00 (£15.00 per day) £10 for one night of camp...
by Sam Gordon
Mon Jun 07, 2010 11:06 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: European Championships - June 4-6 2010 - Richterswil, SUI
Replies: 85
Views: 43304

Euros

What a friggin' fast field. It never get's any easier!!! http://www.flickr.com/photos/samg/sets/72157624094594943/ Here's a few pictures from the weekend. Whack it on 'slideshow' and play it fast. <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/samg/4676289763/" title="P6051566 by samg, on Flickr"><img src="h...
by Sam Gordon
Tue Jun 01, 2010 12:31 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: UK Outlaw Championships: 30th & 31st May 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 11258

GS

You are not getting old, it is just my dodgy handwriting and poor photography! Louis was pumping the course like a demon. Ernst and I had to strip to our aero undies in order to beat the legendary Slipa!

Sam
by Sam Gordon
Tue Jun 01, 2010 12:14 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: UK Outlaw Championships: 30th & 31st May 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 11258

Results part 2

Giant Slalom - Monday Best of four runs: http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4031/4657648048_9e2b8f8352_b.jpg http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4001/4657025113_e2349b21fd_b.jpg Ernst does the double! Pictures here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/samg/sets/72157624176141428/ Bigsteev's Downhill shots here: htt...
by Sam Gordon
Tue Jun 01, 2010 12:13 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: UK Outlaw Championships: 30th & 31st May 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 11258

Results are in!

Sunday Hybrid:

Qualifying -

Image

A Group-

Image

B Group -

Image
by Sam Gordon
Tue Jun 01, 2010 12:06 am
Forum: England
Topic: [2010] UK Outlaw Championships May 30th & 31st
Replies: 7
Views: 5601

Res part two

Giant Slalom - Monday

Best of four runs:

Image Image

Ernst does the double!

Pictures here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/samg/sets/ ... 176141428/
by Sam Gordon
Tue Jun 01, 2010 12:02 am
Forum: England
Topic: [2010] UK Outlaw Championships May 30th & 31st
Replies: 7
Views: 5601

The results are in!

Sunday Hybrid:

Qualifying -

Image

A Group-

Image

B Group -

Image
by Sam Gordon
Tue Apr 20, 2010 10:22 am
Forum: England
Topic: [2010] UK Outlaw Championships May 30th & 31st
Replies: 7
Views: 5601

Timing

Help Required for UK Outlaw Championships 30th & 31st May 2010. Octane Sport will kindly provide the timing clocks, however we also require a laptop computer with power supply and possible second monitor in border to run the Excel spreadsheets. Can anyone help? Please either reply here or send me a...
by Sam Gordon
Tue Apr 20, 2010 10:21 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: UK Outlaw Championships: 30th & 31st May 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 11258

Timing

Help Required for UK Outlaw Championships 30th & 31st May 2010. Octane Sport will kindly provide the timing clocks, however we also require a laptop computer with power supply and possible second monitor in border to run the Excel spreadsheets. Can anyone help? Please either reply here or send me a...
by Sam Gordon
Fri Apr 16, 2010 3:39 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: European Championships - June 4-6 2010 - Richterswil, SUI
Replies: 85
Views: 43304

Schedule

Hi Ramon, Is there any guide as to the breakdown of the schedule as yet? Might have to be somewhere in UK on Friday, so would like to know what'll be missed. Blimmin' arrangements an' t'ing! Cheers, Sam Thanks for the reply below, Raymondo! I'm now booked on the super early Saturday morning flight a...
by Sam Gordon
Thu Mar 25, 2010 2:37 pm
Forum: Virage
Topic: New Virage 'Vite' front quick turning truck
Replies: 73
Views: 66113

Downhill

Downhill???

Does this mean I have to do some 'balls out' testing? Uh oh.

Image

Blindfold please.

And bucket.
by Sam Gordon
Tue Mar 23, 2010 8:52 pm
Forum: England
Topic: [2010] UK Outlaw Championships May 30th & 31st
Replies: 7
Views: 5601

Groms

I'm sure that could go down well on the Monday when the GS is on. Might be best to check with organiser Alex Ireton, but I'm sure that he's of the opinion 'the more, the merrier' too. It should all be about the groms! (..and competitive old dudes)

Sam
by Sam Gordon
Wed Mar 10, 2010 7:01 pm
Forum: England
Topic: [2010] UK Outlaw Championships May 30th & 31st
Replies: 7
Views: 5601

Details

Save this into your favourites for all of the information in one simple package:

http://www.wix.com/Sam2msl/OUTLAW-01

Easy way to remember and find the site is to search on:

'Wix Hog Hill'


Sam
by Sam Gordon
Wed Mar 10, 2010 6:53 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: UK Outlaw Championships: 30th & 31st May 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 11258

Independent website

Save this into your favourites for all of the information in one simple package:

http://www.wix.com/Sam2msl/OUTLAW-01

Sam
by Sam Gordon
Wed Feb 17, 2010 11:02 pm
Forum: England
Topic: X in the City: 22-24th October 2010 [Cancelled]
Replies: 11
Views: 7666

X in the City

It is a monstrous old size, isn't it? Unluckily the exhibition centre costs a large fortune to hire. Luckily we have been given the width for a 25 cone dual race in the down season AND the location is bloody good for access to London should you want to make a weekend of it. We'd love to have a large...
by Sam Gordon
Wed Feb 17, 2010 8:39 pm
Forum: England
Topic: X in the City: 22-24th October 2010 [Cancelled]
Replies: 11
Views: 7666

X in the City: 22-24th October 2010 [Cancelled]

We have very kindly been approached to take part in X in the City, a new sports Expo that will take place in October at the Excel centre in London's Docklands: http://xinthecity.co.uk/ Currently in the pipeline of discussion is that we will run a dual slalom competition over the weekend along the wi...
by Sam Gordon
Wed Feb 17, 2010 7:56 pm
Forum: England
Topic: [2010] UK Outlaw Championships May 30th & 31st
Replies: 7
Views: 5601

Whassup??

Here it goes: The UKSSA & UKLL proudly present: The UK Outlaw Championships! Sign up here: http://67.139.161.195/contest_registration.asp?ContestID=454#signup When: Sun 30th - Mon 31st of May, 2010 Where: Hog Hill Redbridge Cycling Centre, Forest Road, Hainault, Ilford IG6 3HP http://www.streetmap.c...
by Sam Gordon
Wed Feb 17, 2010 7:52 pm
Forum: England
Topic: British Open Slalom Championships, August 6-8, 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 11039

We'll be just fine to go where we like, Eddy. The local pub does a fine 'long pig' roast.

Image

And the barmaids are tasty too.

Sam
by Sam Gordon
Thu Feb 11, 2010 12:10 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: UK Outlaw Championships: 30th & 31st May 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 11258

No, it's not the same event as the August race!

Here it goes: The UKSSA & UKLL proudly present: The UK Outlaw Championships! Sign up here: http://67.139.161.195/contest_registration.asp?ContestID=454#signup When: Sun 30th - Mon 31st of May, 2010 Where: Hog Hill Redbridge Cycling Centre, Forest Road, Hainault, Ilford IG6 3HP http://www.streetmap.c...
by Sam Gordon
Sat Feb 06, 2010 8:30 pm
Forum: Virage
Topic: Virage Vice footblock released!
Replies: 4
Views: 3686

Virage Vice

There is now another excellent product to add to the Virage range! Octane Sport has used the same designers and machinists that craft the Virage trucks to produce these precision foot blocks. More compact than many on the market at the moment and being of one-piece CNC construction, they are stiff, ...
by Sam Gordon
Mon Jan 25, 2010 5:38 pm
Forum: England
Topic: British Open Slalom Championships, August 6-8, 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 11039

Brit thang

Certainly are, Eddie. Public liability has been paid, track has been reserved but not yet hired. Do be aware that this has the grass roots feel to it, given the zero budget constraint. That means camping and marshalling are on the cards! We will, however, try to make it as good as can be and you are...
by Sam Gordon
Sun Jan 17, 2010 8:25 pm
Forum: Teams
Topic: Team Virage "Flow"
Replies: 66
Views: 36203

Expansion

Ding dang dong! With these two skaters, suddenly the team gets serious.

Welcome to Bruno and TK, our new transcontinental ballistic missiles.


Sam
by Sam Gordon
Wed Jan 13, 2010 1:28 am
Forum: Virage
Topic: New Virage 'Vite' front quick turning truck
Replies: 73
Views: 66113

Deck

That board looks very like a 161 to me. Have you been shopping locally by chance?
Didn't know that they sold porn in Ikea.
by Sam Gordon
Tue Jan 12, 2010 10:15 pm
Forum: Virage
Topic: New Virage 'Vite' front quick turning truck
Replies: 73
Views: 66113

Plast

Ha Pelle, you romantic hound from the land of meatballs and rollmop, I see you are running the two white blocks up front also. Have you managed to turn in anger yet? There must be an underground car park with your name on it... ...or is Philip going to become the most experienced authority on riding...
by Sam Gordon
Tue Jan 12, 2010 5:09 pm
Forum: Virage
Topic: New Virage 'Vite' front quick turning truck
Replies: 73
Views: 66113

Virage Trucks

Hi JudgeK; what cracking setups! I have a Pirnack like that myself, with the Vite up front and regular Virage in the back. It gives excellent snappy response with zero slop. At the moment we are under a few feet of snow, so I am quite jealous of your weather! Given that all slalom skaters regularly ...
by Sam Gordon
Thu Dec 10, 2009 11:23 pm
Forum: Virage
Topic: New Virage 'Vite' front quick turning truck
Replies: 73
Views: 66113

Ha ha, Foxy!

Image

Please sir, can I have some Moore?

...with sphericals !
by Sam Gordon
Thu Dec 10, 2009 9:12 pm
Forum: Virage
Topic: New Virage 'Vite' front quick turning truck
Replies: 73
Views: 66113

Virage Vite

Pelle, surely you are not suggesting that this has all been done before??!!? http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4004/4174308251_abcd414191_o.jpg http://www.alphasensory.com/Skatetown/Images/Quicksilver/All45-01-410Wide.jpg http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_BOE3mxNog-A/ScqS1YxedKI/AAAAAAAAD5A/l_zKOUTFUMU/s320/9e...
by Sam Gordon
Thu Dec 10, 2009 11:22 am
Forum: Virage
Topic: New Virage 'Vite' front quick turning truck
Replies: 73
Views: 66113

Virage Vite

Thanks Marcus; we're still very impressed by the 161 design ethic! Julien, the board used here is a Pavel Pirnack. This deck has an upturned nose in order to both hold in the front foot and to steepen a regular truck steering angle. I have reverse wedged the Vite by five degrees so that the truck ru...
by Sam Gordon
Thu Dec 10, 2009 12:22 am
Forum: Virage
Topic: New Virage 'Vite' front quick turning truck
Replies: 73
Views: 66113

In the flesh: http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2652/4172630840_c83d5f71bf_b.jpg http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2571/4172991430_a39a1fd1d1_b.jpg http://www.merryswankster.com/images/VforVendetta_front_2_poster.jpg http://img2.timeinc.net/ew/dynamic/imgs/060728/114251__v_for_vendetta_l.jpg http://www.yu...