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by Vincent Berruchon
Tue Jan 08, 2008 6:25 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: Indoor Comp, Gothenburg, Sweden 23rd Feb - Travel etc
Replies: 19
Views: 10630

Michel Dupont wrote:Not throwing them away, just thought until now, that they would llive up to their reputation and be more orginezed than us messy french...
Don't trust to much reputations from Internet!! It depends mostly of who is crying louder than other and trolling on the forums! ;) ;) ;)
by Vincent Berruchon
Fri Jan 04, 2008 1:57 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: Cadwell Park, Lincolnshire, UK, February 3rd [PRIME]
Replies: 209
Views: 138979

If anyone wants a ride, please contact Sam Gordon directly so he can co-ordinate things. Donald will have some Pavels for sale, and I'll be bringing some Decent Hardware bags and Skennetts for those that need/want them. OK Sam I ever sent you an email a few days ago. I wait for more info - nothing ...
by Vincent Berruchon
Thu Dec 20, 2007 9:31 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: PIRATE SLALOM 2008 - Race #5 - 16/03/2008 - TROCADERO
Replies: 47
Views: 35034

OK Peter Jani and JS were to send it these days... seems it stay somewhere in the tubes but you'll have it really soon. Let's move on something else and remind good old memories with the PSWC 2007 videos video file 320x240 Quicktime (70 Mo) video file, bigger and better - Quicktime (170 Mo) Youtube:...
by Vincent Berruchon
Thu Dec 20, 2007 9:11 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: PIRATE SLALOM 2008 - Race #5 - 16/03/2008 - TROCADERO
Replies: 47
Views: 35034

there's a few point wrong again about details but don't you forget that during the first season I was often nearly alone setting race, shooting the whole day and managing the timing system, results and website during the night... (of course I wasn't alone, David and JS were active too) and this time...
by Vincent Berruchon
Thu Dec 20, 2007 8:35 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: PIRATE SLALOM 2008 - Race #5 - 16/03/2008 - TROCADERO
Replies: 47
Views: 35034

hum Allan runs weren't finished at all want I arrived... race was still on! (and I was said I could have a run even if only my test try was taken as a time) Now let's move on something else! Donald is right, and we set some objectives at the beginning of the year that Pirates should be more opened t...
by Vincent Berruchon
Wed Dec 19, 2007 2:47 pm
Forum: Movies
Topic: Paris Slalom World Cup and Paris Festival Glisse 2007
Replies: 2
Views: 3056

Paris Slalom World Cup and Paris Festival Glisse 2007

After viewing kilometers and kilometers of wet video tape, here it is a new video edit (10mn) of the Paris Slalom World Cup and Paris Festival Glisse 2007 by Riderz I'll put online Quicktime and Divx file but for the moment you can see the youtube vid here: http://www.riderz.net/index.php?option=com...
by Vincent Berruchon
Wed Dec 19, 2007 12:12 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: PIRATE SLALOM 2008 - Race #5 - 16/03/2008 - TROCADERO
Replies: 47
Views: 35034

Not really the place to talk about that but you shoudln't join Patrick to this bullshit! bad bad Vincent, I didn't get that poor little boys were in the cold during the morning so it's really not cool at all to arrive late, especially if I've done special KGB training made of stairs climbing and car...
by Vincent Berruchon
Wed Dec 19, 2007 10:59 am
Forum: Timing System
Topic: ExcelMate your new friend?
Replies: 172
Views: 109394

You rock Marcus ;)

Will try to test it during the next Pirate Race in January (22th)
by Vincent Berruchon
Tue Dec 18, 2007 7:15 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: PIRATE SLALOM 2008 - Race #5 - 16/03/2008 - TROCADERO
Replies: 47
Views: 35034

hum hum... !! !! !! DQed by the group is clearly not what I would say! yes I was late (I was principally helping my roomates to move...) but the sun was bright and I finally managed to come and skate Before last sunday we always accepted people to enter a race as long that the qualif rounds weren't ...
by Vincent Berruchon
Fri Dec 07, 2007 12:10 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: Cadwell Park, Lincolnshire, UK, February 3rd [PRIME]
Replies: 209
Views: 138979

hum not so easy to come.
so perhaps a few days in UK instead of expensive quick travel?

I was wondering : is there also a downhill event on the day before? or the same day?
Could we have informations about that too?
by Vincent Berruchon
Thu Nov 29, 2007 4:41 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Photo needed for cover of ISSA rulebook
Replies: 49
Views: 29160

This one show a race, that's what we want to deal with isn't it?
Would need more public but something like that would be explicit, no?
Image
by Motz, official RIDERZ.net photographer
by Vincent Berruchon
Mon Nov 26, 2007 2:55 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: PIRATE SLALOM 2008 - Race #5 - 16/03/2008 - TROCADERO
Replies: 47
Views: 35034

Lot of fun yesterday in Paris and my new Pavel "tight" board rocks! Two spots (just in the same area) We did a slalom hybrid/special under the metro and dual tight on our classic "Italie2" spot. First pictures by DIM are available here: http://dimdh.free.fr/roller&dh/roller&etc/2007-11-25_Pirate_Sla...
by Vincent Berruchon
Tue Oct 30, 2007 4:33 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: Europe 2008 - Statuses and Championships
Replies: 95
Views: 56622

Re: Sanctionning for Cadwell

Announcement: "Cadwell Park , Lincolnshire, UK, Sunday 3rd February 2008" was sanctionned to receive a Prime Status. We think that for terms of geographical distribution, England is a good choice to spread the European events even more, it's a new area to most of us. So feel free to start the seaso...
by Vincent Berruchon
Tue Oct 30, 2007 4:27 pm
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: Status handling for limited entry races
Replies: 21
Views: 16863

Is the sanction given by an international association that is in charge of the discipline something we can add as a benefit so the event is recognized, it's a credibility thin (but it's why I really don't understand why this association is virtual and not a real one but even if a lot will some partn...
by Vincent Berruchon
Tue Oct 30, 2007 11:34 am
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: Status handling for limited entry races
Replies: 21
Views: 16863

... I agree that if you use the ISSA ranking of the top 32, you should get a sanction. But you should not be allowed to ban any of the top 32 racers for other reasons. I agree that a race promoter WITHOUT an ISSA sanction can invite or limit whomever he wants. But if the ISSA issues a race sanction...
by Vincent Berruchon
Tue Oct 30, 2007 11:22 am
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: Status handling for limited entry races
Replies: 21
Views: 16863

Jrad I suppose you checked the 4 year PROs ranking If such rules to attend to a race are used, we should definitely wonder what ranking to use. The season and past-season rankings seems clearly the more appropriate to use as they are more up to date Allow 32st in one of the rankings (season and 4 ye...
by Vincent Berruchon
Fri Oct 26, 2007 11:44 am
Forum: Brasil
Topic: BRAZILIAN SLALOM GRAND PRIX, Nov 20, 2007 (tentative date)
Replies: 46
Views: 23378

a bit short for me to plan enough days off at work

the december race will still be on?
by Vincent Berruchon
Thu Oct 25, 2007 11:53 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: PIRATE SLALOM 2008 - Race #5 - 16/03/2008 - TROCADERO
Replies: 47
Views: 35034

Here's a few concerts on Saturday night we can probably meet and go out also Dj Food & Dk - 16.7 euros - La Maroquinerie - Paris 20ème Chemical Brothers - 34 € - Zenith - Paris 19ème AaRON - L'Olympia HACRIDE + PITBULLS IN THE NURSERY - La Scène Bastille 50 CENT - CURTIS TOUR 2007 also a lot of jazz...
by Vincent Berruchon
Thu Oct 25, 2007 11:27 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: Europe 2008 - Statuses and Championships
Replies: 95
Views: 56622

Vincent, I agree. So you take over my BOD position in the 3-man strong European Marshall group to handle the statuses for 2008? Am I right? These 3 person will decide in the end. With input from everybody of course but still... I've been silently enough so other people took finally the sit... sorry...
by Vincent Berruchon
Thu Oct 25, 2007 10:52 am
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: 2008 ISSA Rules update -- Section 9 (Technical Specs)
Replies: 106
Views: 70116

Re: We could learn from this...

The fact that you guys did it in that space of time and got to where you are now should be 'kick up the backside' to us in slalom to forget doing things a certain way, because thats how they've always been done,and drag the sport into the public eye with a united, professional and exciting front! L...
by Vincent Berruchon
Wed Oct 24, 2007 2:58 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: PIRATE SLALOM 2008 - Race #5 - 16/03/2008 - TROCADERO
Replies: 47
Views: 35034

They're back!!

Enjoy the beautiful sundays of the cold season in Paris
by Vincent Berruchon
Tue Oct 23, 2007 6:32 pm
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: 2008 ISSA Rules update -- Section 9 (Technical Specs)
Replies: 106
Views: 70116

DISCIPLINES Complicated rules won't be used or won't fit to every cases. Charts like the one Corky posted are a good start completed with guidelines like the proposed by Ramon (or everythin in one chart: we can add more columns for steepness.. but keep it simple) as long as people with experience ar...
by Vincent Berruchon
Fri Oct 12, 2007 5:58 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] G.O.G. no points outlaw fun gnar this fall, Oct 13-14
Replies: 63
Views: 49857

Humm Donald did I miss the explanation to reach the GS spot?

Can someone post precise indications so we could check the maps tonite
We'll leave Paris early tomorrow (seems there's no party in GOG land tonight?)

Get ready to be boarded!
by Vincent Berruchon
Wed Oct 10, 2007 3:17 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: Cadwell Park, Lincolnshire, UK, February 3rd [PRIME]
Replies: 209
Views: 138979

An interesting site:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/ukweather/ ... view.shtml
2007 was quite dry but 2006 more snowy
by Vincent Berruchon
Tue Oct 09, 2007 6:30 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: VOTE EUROPEAN
Replies: 17
Views: 9319

you have to be an ISSA member to vote! It's probably not too late to become a member?? You can for example buy the website costs for a months or just pay to subscribe... And Peter there are THREE euro candidates ? Don't you notice ? Paul Price Peter Klang AND Jean-Sebastien Dennebouy Jean-Sebastien ...
by Vincent Berruchon
Tue Oct 09, 2007 11:29 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: Europe 2008 - Statuses and Championships
Replies: 95
Views: 56622

be careful not to accumulate big contests in the same periods (it is one of the ranking system recommendations) Look this year (2007) three mains in 4 weeks: Paris, Hannover, Gothenburg (+ Amsterdam prime) it was not so cool for people that cannot take much holidays. We were many pissed off because ...
by Vincent Berruchon
Fri Oct 05, 2007 5:58 pm
Forum: 2008 World Championships - Gothenburg, Sweden
Topic: 2008 World Championships - when is it?
Replies: 16
Views: 10830

Hopefully I'll hear from the organizers in Sweden soon so we don't end up with a conflict. Dom told me he plans to race some downhill next year... Martin Siegrist complained to me last year about the conflict. I would like to skate at the Slalom World's again too so I guess that makes at least four...
by Vincent Berruchon
Fri Oct 05, 2007 11:03 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: OFFICIAL Guinness Slalom Skateboard World Record - New event
Replies: 85
Views: 57451

But the real question is:
can one attends a record if not called Martin?
by Vincent Berruchon
Fri Oct 05, 2007 10:10 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: G.O.G. OUTLAW REGI HERE
Replies: 12
Views: 9391

PRO ;)
by Vincent Berruchon
Tue Oct 02, 2007 2:39 pm
Forum: 2007 World Championships - Statesville, NC
Topic: RESULTS AT THE WORLDS
Replies: 100
Views: 74049

WOOOOOOOOOW!
Big Congrats to Henrik
and nice jobs Janis, Dom and friends ;)
by Vincent Berruchon
Tue Oct 02, 2007 2:01 pm
Forum: Canada
Topic: [2007] ZIGZAG ATTACK September 30th
Replies: 4
Views: 5620

Wow! What a fun spot!!

Bisous au Québec
by Vincent Berruchon
Thu Sep 27, 2007 12:23 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: Cadwell Park, Lincolnshire, UK, February 3rd [PRIME]
Replies: 209
Views: 138979

Some ferries from Bruges are going to Hull. It's quite far form Paris but we could think about it.
by Vincent Berruchon
Thu Sep 27, 2007 11:07 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: Europe 2008 - Statuses and Championships
Replies: 95
Views: 56622

I agree with Donald Even if some of our well-known race locations are great, it's a bit boring to go always to the same places! (aren't you bored of Paris? ... hum OK Paris is magic! LOL - but it's a real a question for us too) Most of races are where slalom skaters are or have facilities to organiz...
by Vincent Berruchon
Wed Sep 26, 2007 1:41 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] European Slalom Skateboard Championships: 8 & 9 s
Replies: 145
Views: 105840

About Philippe's announcement: there are some diffusion on some french speaking channels
but you'll also see the 13mn report on Extreme Sport Channel
by Vincent Berruchon
Tue Sep 25, 2007 1:51 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] European Slalom Skateboard Championships: 8 & 9 s
Replies: 145
Views: 105840

Except that I don't really like to see me talkin in the morning just before a race the 13 minutes video report is really good and professional http://3022.free.fr/essc/13min/index.php (this one is french speaking) Just in case, know that there are some good video footage free of rights ready and ava...
by Vincent Berruchon
Fri Sep 21, 2007 4:17 pm
Forum: Brasil
Topic: Independence Slalom Cup, Dec 15-16, 2007
Replies: 8
Views: 4827

Interesting!!! I knew you would agree with us Vince! :-) hum yes, but only with what have been said in english! Give us news (in english ;)) as soon as possbile so we could envisage to come in Brazil in december perhaps! I can't take holidays in september as I wanted to do so perhaps in december ;)
by Vincent Berruchon
Fri Sep 21, 2007 2:32 pm
Forum: Brasil
Topic: Independence Slalom Cup, Dec 15-16, 2007
Replies: 8
Views: 4827

Interesting!!!
by Vincent Berruchon
Thu Sep 13, 2007 4:54 pm
Forum: Movies
Topic: AIRFLOW AT BASQUE COUNTRY
Replies: 9
Views: 5352

Aloha Crhis
I hope you had some waves to catch.. but anyway this area is wonderful and there's a lot of bowl in Spain (and a few in France).
by Vincent Berruchon
Thu Sep 13, 2007 3:08 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] European Slalom Skateboard Championships: 8 & 9 s
Replies: 145
Views: 105840

Yoyo is that the place for every "clichés" about French? of course there's a department trying to find some french words from foreign language words that doesn't exist. In fact a lot of these words are never used. ordinateur=computer , PC = PC or "ordinateur personnel" but everybody use PC. I think ...
by Vincent Berruchon
Wed Sep 12, 2007 12:25 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] European Slalom Skateboard Championships: 8 & 9 s
Replies: 145
Views: 105840

To keep all constructive comments and good ideas together would be a great tool. One day we'll perhaps see: "Organize a slalom event for dummies" published by ISSA ;) Just know if you never organized an event, that most organizers probably ever tried to find some solutions to most of what you can co...
by Vincent Berruchon
Tue Sep 11, 2007 1:34 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] European Slalom Skateboard Championships: 8 & 9 s
Replies: 145
Views: 105840

I couldn't watch it (company firewall) but you can see two video on this page: http://www.greblog.net/grenoble/post/2007/09/03/Desaxe-:-Championnat-dEurope-de-skateboard-slalom-2007-a-Grenoble For those who missed it, it was looking like that: http://riderz.net/galerie-simple/gal/Evenements/Cdf_slal...
by Vincent Berruchon
Tue Sep 11, 2007 2:21 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] European Slalom Skateboard Championships: 8 & 9 s
Replies: 145
Views: 105840

fast reaction time Ramon!
You found my gallery as soon as I post the link.
I hope more soon (for those who'd like to published their pics, we can add them to these eventually)
http://riderz.net/galerie-simple/?spgmG ... enoble2007
by Vincent Berruchon
Mon Sep 10, 2007 5:54 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] European Slalom Skateboard Championships: 8 & 9 s
Replies: 145
Views: 105840

You're right Ramon, but Jean-Seb D also spent the night driving and loading/unloading the truck full of stuff. He his in charge of the results but he isn't sleeping as he asked for a last checked in the afternoon before official publication on the CND site (http://www.descente.fr) that he is in char...
by Vincent Berruchon
Mon Sep 10, 2007 2:26 pm
Forum: France
Topic: R.I.P Xabi
Replies: 4
Views: 5518

In memoriam

Friends and riders of Le Havre (Normandy) realize a "graff" in memory of Xabi in the concrete bowl of le Havre.

In memoriam
Image

bigger:
graff RIP Xabi (1280x 960)

Big Up!
by Vincent Berruchon
Mon Sep 10, 2007 12:05 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] European Slalom Skateboard Championships: 8 & 9 s
Replies: 145
Views: 105840

hey hey, night and day action! in fact really few pros were still alive after midnight (I think only me and Dom!), but Blackkross/Riderz crew and locals had good time. With really few sleep Dom miss the straight qualif for 15 min on sunday morning , but he won the night contest Straight were somethi...
by Vincent Berruchon
Thu Sep 06, 2007 5:45 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] European Slalom Skateboard Championships: 8 & 9 s
Replies: 145
Views: 105840

cyber is straight! Pierre never really confirmed anything about the staight (the post means nothing), even one week ago when I asked him... but hey he said that the pro special will be tight and challenging so you should be happy. I could do only two short flat sessions: one at 1m70 and the other on...
by Vincent Berruchon
Thu Sep 06, 2007 2:41 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] European Slalom Skateboard Championships: 8 & 9 s
Replies: 145
Views: 105840

For those who didn't have it yet here's the Grenoble Road book in english (useful informations, about locations of spots, party and hotels) http://static.riderz.net/files/divers2007/GRENOBLE_ROAD_BOOK_EN.doc in french: http://static.riderz.net/files/divers2007/GRENOBLE_ROAD_BOOK_FR.doc The presentat...
by Vincent Berruchon
Thu Sep 06, 2007 11:26 am
Forum: France
Topic: R.I.P Xabi
Replies: 4
Views: 5518

R.I.P Xabi

<img src="http://www.descente.fr/mambots/content/multithumb/thumbs/b.200.200.16777215.0..stories.Photos_CND.xabi-0207.jpg" align="left"> Nicolas Simenel aka Xabi (his basque first name) falled of his longskate Thursday 16th at the end of a freeride run on the well known Mont Ventoux in South of Fran...
by Vincent Berruchon
Wed Sep 05, 2007 12:37 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] European Slalom Skateboard Championships: 8 & 9 s
Replies: 145
Views: 105840

Yes Martin, I'll be happy to see you again! I don't know if you looked at the road-book and schedule (including a lot of indications on the spots, party and hotels). but don't forget your boardshort and your towel for the saturday night party, they have a swimming pool!!! The weather forecast is goo...