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by Vincent Berruchon
Fri Oct 27, 2006 5:26 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Grenoble - Candidate for European Championship '07
Replies: 140
Views: 121562

Media coverage is of course part of the project, they ever have some deals with radios, newspaper, magazines and TV. but Germans are so impatient!! To be clear Jean-Seb just annouced in that post that Grenoble will be candidate for the Euros. He and others gave so informations but real things are st...
by Vincent Berruchon
Fri Oct 27, 2006 12:30 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Pro in Paris!
Replies: 4
Views: 3634

Pro will be tough with all new comers next year.
I definitely should stop with injuries.
From December to now, no slalom except during races, that doesn't help to test, tune and get use to the boards. This won't work since now!
by Vincent Berruchon
Fri Oct 27, 2006 12:11 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Grenoble - Candidate for European Championship '07
Replies: 140
Views: 121562

Steve don't take every words of Jani the wrong way, it was a way to explain that the organizer want to organize an international contest so he can annouce it as it and do something big with press, sponsors. Donald probably would not have do the same way if he hadn't grad the World Championships titl...
by Vincent Berruchon
Fri Oct 20, 2006 6:23 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Grenoble - Candidate for European Championship '07
Replies: 140
Views: 121562

Slalom Contests held in big cities (Brixlegg is not a big city, but nice) like Zürich, Paris that is what we need. Contests connected to big affairs like the Tunnel opening in Kreuzlingen 2002 or the EXPO Fair in Hannover. Thats what we need. Noone does sit at a slalom skateboard contest longer tha...
by Vincent Berruchon
Fri Oct 20, 2006 5:20 pm
Forum: Movies
Topic: New and Old Movies
Replies: 4
Views: 3593

Re: video

Lee Diamant wrote:Hey Vincent,

Add your video to my group as I already have 27 videos in the group!
It's done! I didn't see your group but it seems you had the idea not much before me ;)
There's still a lot more to upload from France. Watch out
by Vincent Berruchon
Fri Oct 20, 2006 1:31 pm
Forum: Movies
Topic: New and Old Movies
Replies: 4
Views: 3593

Fun, I've also created a YouTUbe group today because I've uploaded some old videos

http://www.youtube.com/group/SlalomSkateboard

Perhaps we should merge ;)
by Vincent Berruchon
Mon Oct 16, 2006 1:46 pm
Forum: Wefunk
Topic: GET WELL SOON ALEX
Replies: 5
Views: 6170

I wish you a good recovery Alex ;)
by Vincent Berruchon
Wed Oct 11, 2006 2:28 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: G.O.G. ÄKSCHN during the wintertime/French Pirates
Replies: 6
Views: 3917

good news Helene ;)

Paris or Cologne/Dusseldorf:
We'll fight winter again this year!!
by Vincent Berruchon
Wed Oct 11, 2006 12:14 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] GREAT WESTERN RACE RESULTS+PIX
Replies: 13
Views: 9612

arggggh
we missed that one :(
Charles was also very disapointed
but we'll be back in the lands of the Gang
by Vincent Berruchon
Fri Oct 06, 2006 5:08 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] GREAT WESTERN RACE II, October 8th, 2006 online reg
Replies: 45
Views: 32479

Messieurs les mangeurs de saucisses As Guillaume doesn't come, apparently we are 4 to come in FredMobil' : Fred, Patrick, Charles and me. I don't know if it's too late for Adel to come with us or not... Perhaps you could send us via PM or email the exact address to go to the Atelier Pavel or a meeti...
by Vincent Berruchon
Thu Oct 05, 2006 11:31 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] Antibes International slalom 2006
Replies: 78
Views: 87108

Yeah, Dom found his place directly within the Pros!!! ;) a few pics http://www.flickr.com/photos/vinzzz2001/tags/antibes/ The week end has been really painful for me - my first try to wakeboarding on friday was nice but I left a shoulder there I think! http://flickr.com/photos/vinzzz/tags/wakeboard/...
by Vincent Berruchon
Tue Sep 26, 2006 4:56 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: How much slalom gear (Dogs) do you own? Slalom Cribs
Replies: 22
Views: 14002

FOR EUROPEAN PEOPLE WHO WANT TO PROMOTE SLALOM AND SK8

Bravo John ;) With my association - Riderz - we also try to organize some skateboard clinics, initiation and demonstration. Boards lending with a few advices is the best way to attract some new people in the sport. In Paris, most of us began at the weekly sessions organized by Etienne and Jani where...
by Vincent Berruchon
Tue Sep 26, 2006 1:06 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] Slalom Skateboard Series in Switzerland 2006
Replies: 76
Views: 58676

Patrick Allan 4th (on 4th round): nice one Pat' ;)

if I've understood how work this event,
the tighter was the course, the better was Patrick
by Vincent Berruchon
Tue Sep 19, 2006 2:38 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: [2006-2007] Index page updates
Replies: 12
Views: 11539

i would love to do it with vince or any able american maybe? Yes I can help Donald, at least to help for web publishing if not for editing (I can also but the only problem is time). We had the same problem with our Riderz.net, I was the only one to post new things, but people now begin to understan...
by Vincent Berruchon
Thu Sep 14, 2006 1:47 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] Lyon Slalom, 3rd part French Championships, Sep 9
Replies: 32
Views: 25034

Congratulations, Patrick! Way to go. Not to take anything away from your victory, but where was Vinzzz? Despite what you can read, I woke up at 5h45 to take my train to Lyon (my flatmate is witness), my bags were ready to go but I was so bad that I decide not to go - I was probably ill because of s...
by Vincent Berruchon
Thu Sep 14, 2006 1:28 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] GREAT WESTERN RACE II, October 8th, 2006 online reg
Replies: 45
Views: 32479

Jani Soderhall wrote:When is it?

Don, how about adding it to the first post?

Thanks.

/Jani
Saturday 8th of october
Could be a good idea to add the date in the title or first post ;)
by Vincent Berruchon
Thu Aug 17, 2006 2:28 pm
Forum: France
Topic: [2006] French Slalom championship
Replies: 13
Views: 11193

And for your information, the contest is at 50m from the central beach of St Gilles Croix de Vie. Think about your swimming shorts and eventually your surfboard. Reggae concert on Saturday evening and animations the whole week end. Je vous rapelle la compétition se déroule à 50m de la Grande Plage. ...
by Vincent Berruchon
Thu Aug 10, 2006 11:22 am
Forum: 2006 World Championships - Brixlegg, Austria
Topic: Changes/improvements for brixlegg - your opinion is wanted
Replies: 43
Views: 42051

Re: re..RULESand CONES....judges

... Then talking about CONES also JUDGES OF THE SECTION'S GATE have to check. first: if the cone was hitted in center or from the outside of the course in this last case,as always could see and remember what it was in the past,racer has to be DQ I can't see what the use for this point? DQ if to hit...
by Vincent Berruchon
Fri Aug 04, 2006 7:52 pm
Forum: 2006 World Championships - Brixlegg, Austria
Topic: NEXT YEAR THE EUROS IN BRIXLEGG?
Replies: 30
Views: 26105

Euros or not Brixlegg is a great destination for anykind of skateboard stuff!!! I'd like also to see some new destinations for the races but this one is good so let's do it again Paris will be approximately on the same week end as ever: 26/27/28 may 2007 Nothing sure but you can also expect another ...
by Vincent Berruchon
Mon Jul 31, 2006 11:37 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] Paris Slalom World Cup 2006, May 25-28, 2006
Replies: 233
Views: 208578

Enjoy a great photo gallery by the pro photographer Marie-Pierre Moinet :
http://www.mpim.org/slalom2006/
by Vincent Berruchon
Thu Jul 27, 2006 3:32 pm
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: 2007 World Championships - Candidate Cities
Replies: 16
Views: 16470

It seems that DHB have a great crew, that's something important to organize a great event. But just a few thoughts about Worlds and important international contests : A very important thing is also to have a big international airport not to far to allow people from all over he world to come easily. ...
by Vincent Berruchon
Thu Jul 27, 2006 3:22 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: WTB: Pavel or Kaliber TS deck
Replies: 10
Views: 4900

Da original one!

I think you should look after Pavel Gunner or Paul Price Model these are probably what could be called "new school slalom board" and don't forget that they're made with terrific materials (light and solid) Da Gunner: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v329/DownHillBillies/PavelTSTop1.jpg (picture fro...
by Vincent Berruchon
Tue Jul 25, 2006 2:38 pm
Forum: G.O.G. Trucks
Topic: A and B PROTOTYPES
Replies: 62
Views: 61093

I've raced both Special (grippy) and Giant with a Pavel Gunner and GOG rear and front proto trucks in Brixlegg (Worlds 2006). Donald advised me to test them after, but you know that I've spent last year races testing stuff so I did it again. Ok it's not so easy in Pro @ Worlds especially when you co...
by Vincent Berruchon
Tue Jul 11, 2006 11:04 am
Forum: G.O.G. Trucks
Topic: A and B PROTOTYPES
Replies: 62
Views: 61093

Magnifique!!!!! .. I'm looking forward to get mine in BriXXX
so exciting!
by Vincent Berruchon
Tue Jul 11, 2006 10:53 am
Forum: 2006 World Championships - Brixlegg, Austria
Topic: Travel assistance / company
Replies: 15
Views: 11173

My flights infos TUESDAY 18/07/2006 PARIS - MUNICH (ALLEMAGNE) DEPART : PARIS ORLY SUD A 09H50 ARRIVEE : MUNICH A 11H35 ---------------------------------------------------------------------- MONDAY 24/07/2006 MUNICH (ALLEMAGNE) - DI 4736 DEPART : MUNICH A 16H35 ARRIVEE : PARIS ORLY A 18H15 So if som...
by Vincent Berruchon
Thu Jun 29, 2006 4:42 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] European Championships - Riga, July 1-2, 2006
Replies: 127
Views: 95106

Hey what do you want to do with my trophies???

Image

Soon in Latvia again.. oh Yeeeeeeeahhh!

we're leavin for Stockholm in just a few hours, and tomorow we'll be in Riga
A très bientôt, bisous de Paris,
by Vincent Berruchon
Fri Jun 23, 2006 3:11 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] European Championships - Riga, July 1-2, 2006
Replies: 127
Views: 95106

Re: hotel-room

Janis K., I just send you an e-mail. Now, with Kathrin and Holger, we are 5 German riders coming to Riga. Please book us a second room in hotel Daina. Thank you. Janis I've sent you an email too. Me, Pat'Allan and Adel will arrive at 17:35 on friday at Riga airport - and we'll leave on manday at 18...
by Vincent Berruchon
Fri Jun 16, 2006 6:13 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] French OSS jam, Toulouse, July 8-9, 2006
Replies: 7
Views: 6088

Of course non french skateboarders are welcome too ;)
by Vincent Berruchon
Thu Jun 15, 2006 2:19 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] Giant Boarder Cross Slalom StGermain 17/18 june 2006
Replies: 11
Views: 7009

If you have nothing to do next week end, come to St Germain
a Giant slalom like no other
and a lot of during during the whole week end (carve contest, slide contest, freeride, party, free camping...)
by Vincent Berruchon
Wed Jun 14, 2006 6:16 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] Sweden, August 26-27, 2006
Replies: 33
Views: 22815

arrgh :(
we have a french slalom championships race (+boarder cross and slide contest) on this week end, in Saint Gilles Croix de Vie, Vendee - just a few meters from the Atlantic ocean for those who'd like to surf
by Vincent Berruchon
Wed Jun 07, 2006 6:38 pm
Forum: 2006 World Championships - Brixlegg, Austria
Topic: Changes/improvements for brixlegg - your opinion is wanted
Replies: 43
Views: 42051

DQ penalty:10% of best qualification time if <1,5s else 1

about DQ penalty: isn't it normal to penilize a DQ. And 10% is not so bad when the race is short but of course with 25s or more races, it seems huge but 1s on a giant can be not so big too (but will we have giant parallel?) My opinion now would be to set penalty to 10% of best the qualification tim...
by Vincent Berruchon
Wed Jun 07, 2006 5:28 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] Slalom Skateboard World Cup Grueningen 2006
Replies: 53
Views: 42308

Can we have an idea about the races? Who is setting up? What to expect about Pro races? both really tight or what? and euh?? why does it begin so late to finish so late on Saturday? It's crazy! Jadranko I'm a bit shocked after all your barkin' : 50CHF/33€ is more than registration for the 3 AM or FE...
by Vincent Berruchon
Wed Jun 07, 2006 5:16 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] Slalom Skateboard World Cup Hannover, June 3-4 2006
Replies: 134
Views: 120745

The road back home was so long (Hans didn't check which airport was his flight, so it was longer than expected to get to the other one far away North from D-dorf) but we had a great week end in the city of Hanover! A bit surprised by the flat spot at the begining, but the nice mini-ramp was good ;) ...
by Vincent Berruchon
Wed Jun 07, 2006 4:54 pm
Forum: 2006 World Championships - Brixlegg, Austria
Topic: Changes/improvements for brixlegg - your opinion is wanted
Replies: 43
Views: 42051

Don, Personally i would like to see a max hit cones introduced....such as 10% then DQ so on a 40 cone course, you can hit 4 cones, on your 5th your DQ'd the unlimited cone hits of certain competitions becomes a bit of a farce...slalom is about using you skill to go round the cones, not get down the...
by Vincent Berruchon
Mon Jun 05, 2006 9:59 pm
Forum: France
Topic: [2006] French Slalom championship
Replies: 13
Views: 11193

And what about Vendée?

Et en Vendée, fin août?
by Vincent Berruchon
Wed May 31, 2006 11:40 am
Forum: Pavel
Topic: IT'S A GIRL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 15
Views: 9468

Katrin Sehl rocks!
Happy that such a nice person join the team!!!
by Vincent Berruchon
Wed May 31, 2006 11:40 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] Paris Slalom World Cup 2006 - Nations Cup
Replies: 27
Views: 19770

Here's a link for the PDF version with team pictures (best nations teams but with everybody not only Nation Cup qualified)

http://event.riderz.net/pswc2006/Result ... esults.pdf
by Vincent Berruchon
Tue May 30, 2006 12:24 pm
Forum: 2006 World Championships - Brixlegg, Austria
Topic: Travel assistance / company
Replies: 15
Views: 11173

I'm thinking more to arrive on Wednesday (19th of July) in Deutschland and/or Austria. Is there some others people that would go from Munich to Brixlegg on Wednesday? Perhaps we can arrange something together? Rent a car or fill a free room. I 'm thinking about leaving on monday or tuesday. email me...
by Vincent Berruchon
Tue May 30, 2006 12:19 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] Slalom Skateboard World Cup Hannover, June 3-4 2006
Replies: 134
Views: 120745

YOYO SHULTZ wrote:bring your ramp decks as well....look here http://www.campo-arena.de/
Oh great! I didn't think about that till now, but this wood bowl was great
thank you Yoyo to remind us to bring the ramp deck ;)

What about a banked slalom in the park if we really have to much rain?? ;)
by Vincent Berruchon
Mon May 29, 2006 8:16 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] Paris Slalom World Cup 2006, May 25-28, 2006
Replies: 233
Views: 208578

Nations Cup results and team picture of the five first teams:
http://event.riderz.net/pswc2006/Result ... esults.pdf

I think that this Nations Cup has been one of the great moments of this competition. I pushed for that to happen. I hope you liked it ;)
by Vincent Berruchon
Mon May 29, 2006 4:57 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] Paris Slalom World Cup 2006, May 25-28, 2006
Replies: 233
Views: 208578

Thanks again to all our generous sponsors: # Coneracing # 2NDSKY # Radikal trucks # Ride spirit # SC8 longboards # Hawaiisurf # Bahne skateboards # Etnies shoes # Kickasss # Gfhurley longboards # Pavel skateboards # Lush Longboard # Pocket Pistols skateboards # Désaxé # Skate kings # Khiro # Seismic...
by Vincent Berruchon
Sun May 28, 2006 2:37 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] Paris Slalom World Cup 2006, May 25-28, 2006
Replies: 233
Views: 208578

Who is the KING OF THE HILL?

One last day of skateboard racing in Paris so Who will be the "King of the Hill" at the Trocadero? http://event.riderz.net/pswc2006/images/race/pswc2006_trophies.jpg Thanks to Politic Longboard Activist (P.L.A, from Lyon) who built those fantastic trophies and one again thanks to all the people who ...
by Vincent Berruchon
Fri May 26, 2006 1:48 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] Paris Slalom World Cup 2006, May 25-28, 2006
Replies: 233
Views: 208578

Welcome in in Paris! great skateboard day today it's good to see slalom people again the weather was finally OK, only of few drops not enough to stop the race! 3 more days!! http://event.riderz.net/pswc2006 Thanks to all the sponsors Coneracing 2ndsky - http://www.2ndsky.com/ Ride spirit Hawaiisurf ...
by Vincent Berruchon
Mon May 22, 2006 11:11 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] Paris Slalom World Cup 2006, May 25-28, 2006
Replies: 233
Views: 208578

I think you can also take a train (rer A) from the airport and change at "Charles de Gaulle étoile" (grande arche) and then take subway ligne 6 and get off at "Trocadéro". Basically you must aim for the subway station "Trocadéro" which is on ligne 6 and ligne 9. The parisian subway system is pretty...
by Vincent Berruchon
Mon May 22, 2006 4:37 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] Paris Slalom World Cup 2006, May 25-28, 2006
Replies: 233
Views: 208578

will there be anyone at the troc on wednesday? Are the courses marked? I get into Paris early wednesday morning, and I was wondering if there is anything going on. also, any tips for the best way to the Effel from the airport? Yeah some people will be at the Trocadero on wednesday for installation ...
by Vincent Berruchon
Mon May 22, 2006 3:38 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] Paris Slalom World Cup 2006 - Nations Cup
Replies: 27
Views: 19770

I also think that a limit of two teams per nation could be reasonable.

Time is counted. We have to free a part of the Trocadero quite early on Sunday (before 18:00).
by Vincent Berruchon
Mon May 22, 2006 3:22 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] Paris Slalom World Cup 2006, May 25-28, 2006
Replies: 233
Views: 208578

The pack is for FOUR DAYS : 4 meals + drinks at one of the most touristic place in Europe 5 skateboard contests (3 slalom races + slide + Nation Cup) one party as guests with some free drinks in one of the most famous club in Paris one "VIP" bowl session with demos, music (and foods) trophies, prize...
by Vincent Berruchon
Mon May 22, 2006 11:18 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] Paris Slalom World Cup 2006, May 25-28, 2006
Replies: 233
Views: 208578

Yes, now we can consider that all our hopes to race the Giant on the big boulevard near the Trocadero are lost.. :( Sorry, I'm disapointed too :( It seems we threaten "Public Order"! but authorities and politics have been warned the way the prefecture and police considered our demands, so in the fut...
by Vincent Berruchon
Tue May 16, 2006 3:05 pm
Forum: Pavel
Topic: PAVEL RULES !
Replies: 42
Views: 30027

... I bet he will be before any team rider of Pavel in special slalom and tight slalom in Paris, even when Vinze has an advantage, because of the spot. ... Just for information (and sorry for this digression, but) I'm hurted for more than 5 months now because of a bad fall on the hip/top of the leg...