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by Vincent Berruchon
Thu Aug 23, 2007 5:21 pm
Forum: New to slalom skateboarding?
Topic: old school vs new school slalom ?
Replies: 35
Views: 32576

quickly, my 2 cents from my personal experience: I've started slalom on a Turner GS Hybrid. Perhaps some won't like that but for me, it was a modern board but based on old principles I still love this board but one day I decided I had to changed if I wanna skate faster and safer. flex is good to lea...
by Vincent Berruchon
Thu Aug 16, 2007 1:51 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] European Slalom Skateboard Championships: 8 & 9 s
Replies: 145
Views: 105835

I think a skatepark will be installed on the site (600 m2) For those who'd like to skate around there's an open concrete bowl in Grenoble <IMG SRC="http://www.sk8-world.com/spots/grenoble1.jpg"> and the Alpexo skatepark: <IMG SRC="http://www.sk8-world.com/spots/grenoble4.jpg"> and the inddor skatepa...
by Vincent Berruchon
Mon Aug 13, 2007 1:12 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] LITHUANIA SLALOM CUP, August 11-12
Replies: 6
Views: 4775

Seems great... the only problems was that we had hardly no informations about this race (only one discreet announcement).
It could have been a great trip to come from Czech Rep to Lithuania!
Next year perhaps
by Vincent Berruchon
Mon Aug 13, 2007 1:52 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Slalom World Cup Policka Czech Republic, Aug 4-5 2007
Replies: 42
Views: 40400

I don't know if Tomas ever post a few of my pics but here's a gallery of the contest http://static.riderz.net/vinzzz/photos/trips/policka2007 You'll find pics of the Special on the city square, Giant and the parallel tight. and if you never been to Prague, a few pictures taken during the few days we...
by Vincent Berruchon
Sat Aug 11, 2007 6:39 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Slalom World Cup Policka Czech Republic, Aug 4-5 2007
Replies: 42
Views: 40400

It was a great trip in Czech Republik
and the contest what good (just the parallel rules were a bit surprising...)
thanks to the organizers and people who helped

Dĕkuj Velme Moc

We stayed a few days inthe country after the contest and Praha City really rocks!
by Vincent Berruchon
Thu Aug 02, 2007 4:53 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Slalom World Cup Policka Czech Republic, Aug 4-5 2007
Replies: 42
Views: 40400

Hum.. seems it's not so easy to find some beds to sleep :(
But I suppose we'll find out something there!
by Vincent Berruchon
Thu Aug 02, 2007 3:14 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Slalom World Cup Policka Czech Republic, Aug 4-5 2007
Replies: 42
Views: 40400

special slalom – 50 cones, approx. 150 meters 2 rounds, the better run counts, transport from airport : wants only 3 persons: Ramon, Patrik and Vincent. Can we leave already in 11.00 from parking forward of the airport Prag booking accommodation be enough ensure on the place Great I suppose 11:00 i...
by Vincent Berruchon
Thu Jul 26, 2007 6:01 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Slalom World Cup Policka Czech Republic, Aug 4-5 2007
Replies: 42
Views: 40400

Re: Short Clip from the special slalom track

Here is the clip, as I know, the giant and tight are on other areas http://www.sk8slalom.cz/video/pol_spec.wmv ... A question: Will the special slalom turn around the plaza like on the video?? and could we have more information about the pavement? I hope our booking wil be OK (strange things with t...
by Vincent Berruchon
Wed Jul 25, 2007 10:06 am
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Truck Discussion
Topic: GS Truck Setup
Replies: 5
Views: 6079

There are a lot of widths for Tracker Dart. Are you talkin about 129, 139 or 149? I rode Tracker RT-X 129 with Split fire on wide configuration, so near of what you're talkin' about and it works... I even beat Luca's time on Slalom Giant on the Garoupe spot (Antibes WC 2005) ;) Now I personally enjo...
by Vincent Berruchon
Wed Jul 25, 2007 9:51 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Slalom World Cup Policka Czech Republic, Aug 4-5 2007
Replies: 42
Views: 40400

Does some skaters want to visit Praha a few days after the contest?
I'd like to do that...
by Vincent Berruchon
Thu Jun 21, 2007 10:44 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Paris Slalom World Cup 2007, May 26-28, 2007
Replies: 276
Views: 238968

Nice euro tour report Maria ;) Here's a Press review of Paris Festival Glisse and Paris Slalom World Cup http://www.cdrs75.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=124&Itemid=2 (a few things are still missing, like i-tele news TV boardcast and Hawaii Surf catalog /mag that is widelydiffused) If...
by Vincent Berruchon
Wed Jun 20, 2007 8:00 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Barcelona Spain's festival race, June 21, 2007
Replies: 2
Views: 3092

Sergi it's tomorrow!
But now we are hoping for another slalom race in Spain now, and don't forget to warn a bit longer before ;)
by Vincent Berruchon
Mon Jun 11, 2007 11:34 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Slalom Skateboarding Contest in Amsterdam June 9-10
Replies: 74
Views: 62596

BRAVO

Even if I couldn't make it this time :( , I hope to have another occasion ;)
so BRAVO to Flavio and Johnny (and all people who helped them) for your great enthusiasm!
by Vincent Berruchon
Fri Jun 08, 2007 5:46 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] The MuscaRIDE Fest, june 30th 2007, in Nantes, FRANCE
Replies: 8
Views: 6350

Nantes rocks!!!

French Oldschool skate jam will be held in the Hangar skatepark the week end after
Come for the week to surf and skate in the area!
by Vincent Berruchon
Fri Jun 08, 2007 5:44 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] French Old School Skate Jam #2 - July 7-8 2007
Replies: 4
Views: 7200

THE LOCATION HAS CHANGED the people managing the nice Hypnoz Park were kicked out by politics and big business. So the event will be held in one of the best french indoor skatepark LE HANGAR 9, allées de Vinaigriers Prairie de Mauves 44 300 Nantes www.lehangar-skatepark.com but we can also find a fe...
by Vincent Berruchon
Fri Jun 08, 2007 5:14 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: The Future is now - Slalom World Cup 2008
Replies: 15
Views: 9896

Joining our efforts could be really interesting! For example we'd like to have bigger infrastructures (to begin a stage like Detlef in Hanover). This year this point was weak compared to what is possible, getting together could really improve that. A team is forming right now for Paris 2008 organiza...
by Vincent Berruchon
Fri Jun 08, 2007 4:16 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Grenoble - Candidate for European Championship '07
Replies: 140
Views: 121561

Re: Really?

Martin Drayton wrote:Where did the 1.90m rumour come from?
I'd like to know too!
Are your balls made of crystal Peter?
... humm... better stop looking at them like that, they are not! :P
by Vincent Berruchon
Thu Jun 07, 2007 11:08 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Slalom Skateboarding Contest in Amsterdam June 9-10
Replies: 74
Views: 62596

Having contest each weekend is not so cool... I still hope to come but that's not so easy. Finally nobody got little space to sleep for two skaters and discover the city with indigenous? if not, we envisage to sleep at Hans Brinker ... is it a good idea? http://www.hans-brinker.com/ About board, I'l...
by Vincent Berruchon
Tue Jun 05, 2007 2:22 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] European Slalom Skateboard Championships: 8 & 9 s
Replies: 145
Views: 105835

I totally agree with you Martin, a few guys talk and lobby for what they like but organizers should be careful and not follow everything coming from a few in the forums. Concerning Paris, our course committee noticed that 1m80 straight slalom = a lot of cones down. Perhaps we could do it again at 1m...
by Vincent Berruchon
Wed May 30, 2007 6:53 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Hannover Slalom World Cup, June 1-3
Replies: 182
Views: 174614

Ramón Königshausen wrote:Vinzz, why do you need a car to go there? You can easily get there by Strassenbahn....I'll probably join you.

rmn
I was thinking it was far away and not easy, but if you know how do go easily that's great.
Lookin forward to skate the bowl with you
by Vincent Berruchon
Wed May 30, 2007 4:42 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Grenoble - Candidate for European Championship '07
Replies: 140
Views: 121561

I talked a bit with Philippe and the event is really promising.
We are still amateurs organizers in Paris, but Grenoble will be a PRO organization with a lot of animations and medias.
If this edition work fine, we can hope for some other spots with slopes next year.
by Vincent Berruchon
Wed May 30, 2007 4:26 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Hannover Slalom World Cup, June 1-3
Replies: 182
Views: 174614

We are a few french leaving tomorrow evening to fly to Hanover, arrival at HLX airport: 22:50. I was to share the room with David who finally didn't book as we said as he doesn't know if he will come... I hope it's still possible to share a room booked for one person, or to book at the same price! B...
by Vincent Berruchon
Sun May 27, 2007 11:34 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Paris Slalom World Cup 2007, May 26-28, 2007
Replies: 276
Views: 238968

Paris is magic.... but wet somteimes

After the storm on Friday, we had a good saturday with clouds but also a lot of sun. Today, we had a lot of hopes and everybody was excited to race the special courses setted up in the night. But constant light rain kill the whole afternoon and the bowl session. So tomorrow, let's hope to have enoug...
by Vincent Berruchon
Thu May 24, 2007 9:38 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Paris Slalom World Cup 2007, May 26-28, 2007
Replies: 276
Views: 238968

very hot and beautiful day today
but yeah, saturday we can have some quite heavy rain showers
for sunday and monday, not so much rain, just light showers so perhaps it won't be a problem
Trocadero ever prove that its red pavement dry quite fast.

let's hope that the Big Boss is a skater!
by Vincent Berruchon
Wed May 23, 2007 11:38 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Paris Slalom World Cup 2007, May 26-28, 2007
Replies: 276
Views: 238968

Flavio, yes don't forget your cash to pay saturday morning. First arrived, first served !!! what are you waiting for ? Claude is already training !!! I should start to train too :( :( couldn't not even come yeasterday because of little interview yeasterday night but hey, no training = new challenge ...
by Vincent Berruchon
Mon May 21, 2007 9:51 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Paris Slalom World Cup 2007, May 26-28, 2007
Replies: 276
Views: 238968

Did I forgot to mention that ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL BE CLOSED ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT (midnight in Paris)

It's last moment to register and pay your inscription fees.

Thank you, see you in Paris ;)
by Vincent Berruchon
Mon May 21, 2007 8:08 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Paris Slalom World Cup 2007, May 26-28, 2007
Replies: 276
Views: 238968

Re: Yes!

Way to go. Yes it is a good idea. Although placement would be critical. Perhaps too for a variety of level racers. Are you able to leave enough room for those that do not take a full pull and also those that rock the start? Yes it's a bit touchy to try that here... we will walk on it, roll on it be...
by Vincent Berruchon
Wed May 16, 2007 5:13 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Paris Slalom World Cup 2007, May 26-28, 2007
Replies: 276
Views: 238968

I have a question. Will there be a place where we can park our cars? Or will we have to park on the streets around Trocadero? I guess that costs money as well, right? That's an issue in Paris. It's forbidden to park on the race site (even where you have seen a kind of car park last years, at the en...
by Vincent Berruchon
Tue May 15, 2007 7:49 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Paris Slalom World Cup 2007 [sponsoring]
Replies: 9
Views: 5815

And we are happy to announce that a young Parisian longskate brand joined the sponsors list. They will have a tent with all their stuff and they are contributing to the prize money and investment into downhill sports! Thanks a lot to Blackkross longboard http://www.blackkrosslongboard.com http://eve...
by Vincent Berruchon
Sat May 12, 2007 4:38 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Paris Slalom World Cup 2007, May 26-28, 2007
Replies: 276
Views: 238968

Hum.... it was not THAT clear !!! Straight slalom for ams has been painted a few days ago at 2.10m ( green spot fors those who will come earlier... ) Fred. now you can train ! Yes AM Straight Slalom is finally 2m10 because we had many people worrying it would be too hard. People who want more chall...
by Vincent Berruchon
Fri May 11, 2007 11:24 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Paris Slalom World Cup 2007, May 26-28, 2007
Replies: 276
Views: 238968

I've missed a few questions from Marcus so about prize money: this year we'll reward skaters only with combined overall results, probably the 8th first racers (or 10?). Minimum total amount is 3000€. We also have a lot of good stuff for AMs! I'm still waiting for a real meeting about results and cal...
by Vincent Berruchon
Fri May 04, 2007 3:08 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Paris Slalom World Cup 2007, May 26-28, 2007
Replies: 276
Views: 238968

hey i registered and paid using paypal...the one i was told to and recieved and emial confirming ive paid and on this site is says ive registered but not paid...whats going on do i have to pay again or something? Hi Katii, you can ask for this kind of things directly by email: pswc [AT] riderz [DOT...
by Vincent Berruchon
Fri May 04, 2007 11:36 am
Forum: Switzerland
Topic: [2007] ON BOUGE! - Sk8 in Boudry (near Neuchatel) 05/05
Replies: 0
Views: 3010

[2007] ON BOUGE! - Sk8 in Boudry (near Neuchatel) 05/05

ON BOUGE! is an event against obesity to show kids that they can have fun doing sport. Let's skate and show them that slalom is a nice activity. From 9h to 13h in Boudry - Collège de Vauvilliers Jean Sebastien from Mulhouse should be there with me. Bring your board (and more if you can) and let's sk...
by Vincent Berruchon
Fri May 04, 2007 11:31 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Slalom World Cup Policka Czech Republic, Aug 4-5 2007
Replies: 42
Views: 40400

A nice occasion to discover Prague!
by Vincent Berruchon
Fri Apr 27, 2007 11:14 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Paris Slalom World Cup 2007, May 26-28, 2007
Replies: 276
Views: 238968

Re: entry fee

I couldn't find any information about the entry fee. How much is it? Choose your "class" on the application form and you'll see the price at the end of the page. For your information: PRO Pack = 100€ including - registration for the 3 days of race Straight, Special, Giant - longskate contest (slide...
by Vincent Berruchon
Thu Apr 26, 2007 11:03 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Paris Slalom World Cup 2007, May 26-28, 2007
Replies: 276
Views: 238968

http://event.riderz.net/pswc/_medias/logos/pswc2007_logo_200.gif PSWC 2007 REGISTRATIONS OPEN Please follow the instructions on the website direct link: http://event.riderz.net/pswc/index.php?page=inscriptions&lang=us The maximum number of racers is set to 100 including 50 amateurs (increased to 60...
by Vincent Berruchon
Tue Apr 24, 2007 10:33 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] G.O.G. IN GERMANY at the 22nd of APRIL
Replies: 175
Views: 146777

Marcus Seyffarth wrote:results?
viewtopic.php?t=4975
by Vincent Berruchon
Mon Apr 23, 2007 11:14 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] G.O.G. IN GERMANY at the 22nd of APRIL
Replies: 175
Views: 146777

Great week end in GOG land: bowl, bbq and slalom in the sun.
Bravo to organizers and generous sponsors!
Nice to see you all again and to welcome some new skaters. Hope to see these newcomers often at next races.
on of course: see you in Paris ;)
by Vincent Berruchon
Wed Apr 18, 2007 2:21 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Slalom Skateboarding Contest in Amsterdam June 9-10
Replies: 74
Views: 62596

Nice poster!!!

I got a question: is there a cheap way to come from AMS Airport to Amsterdam City
(to know if it worse takin a cheap plane more than the easy but quite expensive Thalys train)
Thanks
by Vincent Berruchon
Tue Apr 17, 2007 8:09 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Paris Slalom World Cup 2007, May 26-28, 2007
Replies: 276
Views: 238968

I hope to see you in Paris Keith ;) Here are the answers to your questions: Will the tight be 1.8m for the pros?(I have read it will, but is it for sure. I hope so) YES Will the GS be on another hill? (I have read it will and it will not. I like dual Hybrid.) Probably not - we lost a lot of time on ...
by Vincent Berruchon
Tue Apr 17, 2007 12:17 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Paris Slalom World Cup 2007, May 26-28, 2007
Replies: 276
Views: 238968

Karl we should change name everywhere but it's true that we often use names that were set for the first PSWC: Tight Slalom = should be called STRAIGHT PRO:1m80 and AMs: 2m (cry NOW if you really think that many amateurs can't do it) Special Slalom= We want it to be quite tight at least on a part of ...
by Vincent Berruchon
Tue Apr 17, 2007 12:07 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Paris Slalom World Cup 2007, May 26-28, 2007
Replies: 276
Views: 238968

The official PSWC website is online since a few days Online registrations are not yet open, but everything should be OK really really soon. I just want you to know that PAYPAL SERVICES ARE BAD BAD BAD they block our account (thanks to Adel and his famous true/false payements!) and they are not able...
by Vincent Berruchon
Tue Apr 10, 2007 11:48 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Paris Slalom World Cup 2007, May 26-28, 2007
Replies: 276
Views: 238968

Was it decided? Is Pro Straight going to be 1.8M or 2.0M? Finally really few racers gave their inputs. Just a few are pushing for 1.80 but many hadn't problem with 2m (the quiet majority?). But even if we couldn't have real meeting with Jani, I think we'll go for a more challenging straight race at...
by Vincent Berruchon
Thu Apr 05, 2007 2:45 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Wasteland 07:1 - March 25, 2007
Replies: 10
Views: 8336

So was the weather good?
alavoine jean paul wrote:Yes, when will we?
Thank Mr Professor
but what's up?
read your MP please
by Vincent Berruchon
Wed Apr 04, 2007 10:38 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] French Old School Skate Jam #2 - July 7-8 2007
Replies: 4
Views: 7200

yeah Heiko, the place is nice, lodging is cheap, the beer is good you can also do a lot of things: wakeboard, ski (plastic slopes), http://www.capdecouverte.com/ http://www.hypnozpark.com/ It's a bit far but you can go there and make a trip in France at the same time... it's also on the road to Spain!
by Vincent Berruchon
Tue Apr 03, 2007 7:25 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Paris Slalom World Cup 2007, May 26-28, 2007
Replies: 276
Views: 238968

Re: 2.0 Meter Pro Tight?

Maybe it is simply because many people, me included, have given their opinion here stating that they would prefer a tighter course, and that you seem to be ignoring them... cheers As I said I have no time to check this forum and nobody talk to me about that - so we just need to discuss about it wit...
by Vincent Berruchon
Tue Apr 03, 2007 11:30 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Paris Slalom World Cup 2007, May 26-28, 2007
Replies: 276
Views: 238968

Re: 2.0 Meter Pro Tight?

What is going on? Once you've made a compliment about that you finally want set the course at reasonable measures you contradict yourself again? rmn I don't understand whom and what you say Ramon, but perhaps it has something to do with the facts that some parisians write things here but they never...
by Vincent Berruchon
Tue Apr 03, 2007 10:20 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: JUNIOR AGE
Replies: 12
Views: 8329

Hello Vincent please tell your friend, he should come to the funrace "Slalombrunch" witch take place at the 1. of mai in Thalwil. (it is only 1.5h from Neuchatel) I am sure it will be a lot of fun and he also can test a lot of diverent decks. Please take a look at: http://www.slalomskateboarder.com...
by Vincent Berruchon
Tue Apr 03, 2007 2:15 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Paris Slalom World Cup 2007, May 26-28, 2007
Replies: 276
Views: 238968

About false start penalty we'll put that to the points to discuss.
I can't see some real reasons not to try if it can make thing more simple and quick

If the race director is ok will probably do it this way (to confirm with Jani, depending also of which penalty).
by Vincent Berruchon
Tue Apr 03, 2007 2:05 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Pirate Slalom Series 2007, 01/04/2007, Paris
Replies: 8
Views: 5905

Great to see some german gangsta this week end! and some from Belgium too. I was still ill like a damned but finally, I don't know how, okay to skate in the sun ...at least till the semi-final where I disqualified me all alone as I was leading against Chris B. In the 2nd run I didn't understand what...