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by Steve Hinzen
Tue Jan 30, 2007 9:09 am
Forum: Movies
Topic: anti sportive behaviour? see it all here
Replies: 14
Views: 9077

looks like the Euros 2007...

Thank God we don't have to skate these dumb straight FLAT courses anymore, do we?

flat is flat.
by Steve Hinzen
Mon Jan 29, 2007 3:02 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Grenoble - Candidate for European Championship '07
Replies: 140
Views: 121562

soooo right!

You're not the only one, Peter.
(imagine all those steep, long and empty roads nearby...)

Steve, in fear of flat slalom.
by Steve Hinzen
Fri Nov 10, 2006 5:46 pm
Forum: Pavel
Topic: PAVEL/G.O.G. at the DIXIE
Replies: 28
Views: 19051

easy Heiko, as we are real sportsmen let's punish our teammate the way we're used to. We both might profit on that.

10 Schläge mit dem Rohrstock auf den nackten Hintern! (executed by the King himself)
und
1 Jahr lang bei jedem Contest Taschen aller Teamkollegen tragen, egal wie schwer, egal wohin!
by Steve Hinzen
Fri Nov 10, 2006 5:31 pm
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: GR- 19. STARTING NUMBERS
Replies: 25
Views: 16015

don't put me in that shirt, please!

Thanx, Wesley. So we are talking about a possible instrument for organizing and presenting a race to the public, aren't we? My suggestion for a "rule" concerning numbers is: If the race-organizer choses numbers to identify participants (while they are racing), he is recommended to use attachable one...
by Steve Hinzen
Fri Nov 10, 2006 5:04 pm
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: GR- 8. JUNIOR'S CLASS
Replies: 5
Views: 4035

complete it with
the results should be presented separately and prizes should be given (separately).
(see also Womens's class rule)
by Steve Hinzen
Fri Nov 10, 2006 4:50 pm
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: GR- 16. Skaters ID
Replies: 9
Views: 5872

no need, but helpful

There should be a difference in between organizational and formal aspects...
damn right, Füchsen!
by Steve Hinzen
Fri Nov 10, 2006 4:45 pm
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: GR- 28. POINTS
Replies: 6
Views: 4795

Pat, I guess this rule is an instrument to define overall winners of a competition and is not connected to a ranking system.
by Steve Hinzen
Fri Nov 10, 2006 4:38 pm
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: GR- 7. PRO/AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5297

later!

Are we talking the PRO/AM-definitions of the current ranking system?
If so I think it's to early to decide on that.
It's all based on principal decisions to be made about the ranking system itself and the formats of future competitions.
by Steve Hinzen
Fri Nov 10, 2006 4:30 pm
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: SPSR- 8. SAFETY GEAR
Replies: 11
Views: 7182

helemts only

Chris wrote
Make helmets mandatory, the rest optional.
I agree on that.
by Steve Hinzen
Fri Nov 10, 2006 4:25 pm
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: GR- 19. STARTING NUMBERS
Replies: 25
Views: 16015

sorry, but what are starting numbers good for anyway?
somebody explain or give a good reason, please?
by Steve Hinzen
Thu Nov 09, 2006 6:17 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: Need trucks and wheels
Replies: 9
Views: 4215

There are many others but Tracker has the best trucks for a starter setup at a low price. You might have noticed that you can combine it with a cheap Tracker-S which serves as a rear truck. For buying slalom-hardwear and getting the best advice from a professional racer contact Heiko Schöller at his...
by Steve Hinzen
Thu Nov 09, 2006 8:31 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: Need trucks and wheels
Replies: 9
Views: 4215

o.k.........

Boyd, those from Sickboards are ordinary Trackers and don't come with 8mm axles as mine do. Let me explain for you: Bearings fit more properly on 8mm axles. This reduces vibration of the mounted wheel and makes your board perform better. The regular Tracker-X is defintely a good truck to start with ...
by Steve Hinzen
Wed Nov 08, 2006 3:53 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: Need trucks and wheels
Replies: 9
Views: 4215

30 Euros each

It's 30 Euros (no bucks) each, without postage.

(I doubt you get a pair of these truck tuned in the same way as mine for only 45 Euros.)
by Steve Hinzen
Wed Nov 08, 2006 8:23 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: Need trucks and wheels
Replies: 9
Views: 4215

you got a messsage!

check your p.m., Boyd.
by Steve Hinzen
Wed Nov 08, 2006 8:21 am
Forum: G.O.G. Trucks
Topic: G.O.G. Nation !!
Replies: 6
Views: 7744

the desease spreads quickly

welcome on the best trucks so far, Greg!
by Steve Hinzen
Tue Nov 07, 2006 1:44 pm
Forum: G.O.G. Trucks
Topic: G.O.G. Nation !!
Replies: 6
Views: 7744

YES!

Congrats to Jason and Richie for (again!) permorming so well on GoG-Trucks at the Dixie-Cup! You guys rock!
by Steve Hinzen
Tue Nov 07, 2006 1:39 pm
Forum: Pavel
Topic: PAVEL/G.O.G. at the DIXIE
Replies: 28
Views: 19051

YEs!

Congrats to PAVEL-Teammembers Heiko, Dom, Mike for performing so well at the Dixie-Cup !!!
by Steve Hinzen
Thu Nov 02, 2006 10:09 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Grenoble - Candidate for European Championship '07
Replies: 140
Views: 121562

same procedure as every year? know what you want.

Thank you for that further information, Pierre. You wrote: A gye who isn't able to pump to the end of a flat slalom, may be has to choice something different as an Euro championship to learn Maybe better You select the riders. So far I understand you want to present slalom as a part of a big show. I...
by Steve Hinzen
Fri Oct 27, 2006 4:40 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Grenoble - Candidate for European Championship '07
Replies: 140
Views: 121562

Vinz wrote: a good flat spot won't kill us! Sure, it won't kill you or me, Vinz. But what about a newbe-amateur who knows how to turn but hasn't developed his pumping skills yet? Do you want him to hardly make it to the finish line in front of 3000 spectators? Will he have a chance to participate in...
by Steve Hinzen
Fri Oct 27, 2006 10:29 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Grenoble - Candidate for European Championship '07
Replies: 140
Views: 121562

Thank you for the quick information, Jani. Jani wrote: If it's of lower status, the event will have less prize money, or not happen at all, while if it has a higher status, he knows it's easier to find sponsorhip and thus assure higher prize money. It is VERY strange that the oragnizer is depending ...
by Steve Hinzen
Thu Oct 26, 2006 9:52 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Grenoble - Candidate for European Championship '07
Replies: 140
Views: 121562

Vinz wrote: The only things the organizers need to know quickly is if the best riders are ready to participate to a top level event in Grenoble. Pierre, J.S., Vinz, the answer to the organizer's question is obvious and you guys should know why racers come to Paris or Brixlegg. So you better dont't w...
by Steve Hinzen
Thu Oct 19, 2006 9:39 am
Forum: New to slalom skateboarding?
Topic: Introduction of me
Replies: 8
Views: 5938

finally a Dutch slalomer!

I have always been wondering, if there are any Dutch slalomers. Welcome to the community, Bas! I used to go to Scheveningen for waveriding as one-day-trips. Are there any other slalomers in the Netherlands? I've heard that there was a race in Amsterdam this year. We have a lively slalom-scene here i...
by Steve Hinzen
Wed Oct 18, 2006 11:39 am
Forum: Movies
Topic: Some TV footage from 86, EH!
Replies: 4
Views: 3404

older but faster

Claude, you are faster today!
by Steve Hinzen
Mon Oct 16, 2006 10:29 am
Forum: Germany
Topic: DONALDS WOOD DONATION
Replies: 3
Views: 4630

Echt nicht schlecht, so'n Helm!
by Steve Hinzen
Thu Oct 12, 2006 4:43 pm
Forum: Germany
Topic: EIN GRAUER TAG AN DER SPÄTHSTRAßE BERLIN
Replies: 11
Views: 9580

hähä!

hoffentlich wird's kein:

"all the gear but no idea"
by Steve Hinzen
Thu Oct 12, 2006 4:24 pm
Forum: Germany
Topic: EIN GRAUER TAG AN DER SPÄTHSTRAßE BERLIN
Replies: 11
Views: 9580

Denkt immer dran, unten die Spannketten (hat Don Euch doch hoffentlich mitgegeben) zwischen den Stützen und der Trani festzumachen, sonst wackelt die Rampe. Ready? Go!
by Steve Hinzen
Thu Oct 12, 2006 1:30 pm
Forum: Germany
Topic: EIN GRAUER TAG AN DER SPÄTHSTRAßE BERLIN
Replies: 11
Views: 9580

Jawoll

Jawolle! Macht Euch fit, Svenne! Der Style ist schon da. Nach dem Race ist vor dem Race. Jetzt, wo ihr mit 'ner geilen Startrampe und eventuell bald mit Zeitmessanlage ausgerüstet seid, gibt's keine Entschuldigung mehr für die Berliner. Wann macht Ihr den ersten Contest in Berlin? Da geht noch 'ne M...
by Steve Hinzen
Wed Oct 11, 2006 11:33 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [Withdrawn] Brixlegg - Candidate for Euro Championships 2007
Replies: 5
Views: 3729

awards ceremony right after each race

This sounds all good, Donald! I am looking forward to next year's Brix. It had a great debut this year. Maybe next year we will see the first Austrian competitors in Brixlegg. The city of Innsbruck is nearby. The race should be promoted there, too. Innsbruck is a snowboard capital. Why shouldn't the...
by Steve Hinzen
Mon Oct 09, 2006 11:20 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] GREAT WESTERN RACE RESULTS+PIX
Replies: 13
Views: 9612

You should have been there!

This was one of the better race days I had this year. The GWRS No.2 prouved that racing after a great season can still be fun. We had the best weather you can get in Gangland at this time of the year. Both courses where fast and challenging and made the race really interesting. In the AM-league G.o....
by Steve Hinzen
Wed Oct 04, 2006 11:10 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] GREAT WESTERN RACE II, October 8th, 2006 online reg
Replies: 45
Views: 32480

no rain

my personal logic:
it rained at GWRS no.1, so it will not rain at no.2.


today's weatherforecast for Sunday in DaDorf:
NO rain (0 l/m2, risk 19%)
sunny with clouds
max.temp. 17° C
by Steve Hinzen
Tue Sep 26, 2006 6:13 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] GREAT WESTERN RACE II, October 8th, 2006 online reg
Replies: 45
Views: 32480

PRO or AM, Patrick?
by Steve Hinzen
Fri Sep 08, 2006 9:12 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] GREAT WESTERN RACE II, October 8th, 2006 online reg
Replies: 45
Views: 32480

Dominik first time Pro

Dominik, welcome to the big dogs! You're ready.
But you'll be missing something next year. Check your pm.
by Steve Hinzen
Fri Aug 04, 2006 11:28 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: WTB used in europe
Replies: 1
Views: 1322

Chris, I got stuff to sell in Cologne. Check your p.m.

steve
by Steve Hinzen
Tue Aug 01, 2006 3:00 pm
Forum: 2006 World Championships - Brixlegg, Austria
Topic: NEXT YEAR THE EUROS IN BRIXLEGG?
Replies: 30
Views: 26105

while everybody else seems to be biting their nails and hesitating on answering this here is my personal word:

YES!
by Steve Hinzen
Tue Aug 01, 2006 2:53 pm
Forum: 2006 World Championships - Brixlegg, Austria
Topic: thank you's and a summary of the event
Replies: 12
Views: 9865

What a Fest this weekend of racing was! This was by far the best race I've ever attended. Has there ever been more prize money? Has there ever been a longer giant course in Europe? Finnally the girls had there go for some real prizes. They deserve it! The 2-run-training was cool and made everthing s...
by Steve Hinzen
Mon Jul 31, 2006 3:16 pm
Forum: G.O.G. Trucks
Topic: A and B PROTOTYPES
Replies: 62
Views: 61097

the truck the world has been waiting for...

I only managed to ride the front truck so far. I mounted it on my boards just minutes before the races in Brixlegg. There was no testing neccessary. I knew if Frank builts something it will work. All I can say is: Go ride these trucks and SMILE! You are entering into a new dimension of slalomskatebo...
by Steve Hinzen
Fri Jul 14, 2006 3:24 pm
Forum: 2006 World Championships - Brixlegg, Austria
Topic: TIME FRAMES FOR THE EVENT/SCHEDULE PLEASE READ
Replies: 38
Views: 33682

latest scedule

Here is the latest scedule for the Blitz in Brix:

Friday:
ride hard and have fun!
Saturday:
ride hard and have fun!
Sunday:
ride hard and have fun!

....the rest is details.
by Steve Hinzen
Mon Jul 10, 2006 8:30 pm
Forum: 2006 World Championships - Brixlegg, Austria
Topic: BIRTHDAY PARTY ON FRIDAY EVENING
Replies: 21
Views: 15604

the older I get... the better I was!
by Steve Hinzen
Mon Jul 10, 2006 7:03 pm
Forum: 2006 World Championships - Brixlegg, Austria
Topic: Where to stay
Replies: 1
Views: 2794

No worries!

From my observations I dont't think so. There are so many places to stay. Donald told me the place is never really "packed" in summer...
by Steve Hinzen
Fri Jul 07, 2006 1:36 pm
Forum: 2006 World Championships - Brixlegg, Austria
Topic: BIRTHDAY PARTY ON FRIDAY EVENING
Replies: 21
Views: 15604

I think the same is for Donald!
who else?
by Steve Hinzen
Fri Jul 07, 2006 12:46 pm
Forum: 2006 World Championships - Brixlegg, Austria
Topic: BIRTHDAY PARTY ON FRIDAY EVENING
Replies: 21
Views: 15604

30 years!

I started skateboarding in summer 1976, 30 years before!
Another reason to celebrate!
by Steve Hinzen
Wed Jul 05, 2006 7:19 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] European Championships - Riga, July 1-2, 2006
Replies: 127
Views: 95106

good memories!

I still got this great weekend in my bones with only good memories. First I was iffy about going to Riga but now I'm happy I did. I was lucky to find time to visit the city of Riga. That place is sexy! Thank you to all you local folks for making it happen and share your paradise. The hospitality and...
by Steve Hinzen
Fri Jun 30, 2006 9:13 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] European Championships - Riga, July 1-2, 2006
Replies: 127
Views: 95106

Hey Vinzzz, next time put your hands on their hips and hold tight and then...

First we take Argentina and then...
by Steve Hinzen
Wed Jun 14, 2006 11:11 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] European Championships - Riga, July 1-2, 2006
Replies: 127
Views: 95106

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.
by Steve Hinzen
Tue Jun 13, 2006 12:43 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] Slalom Skateboard Series in Switzerland 2006
Replies: 76
Views: 58676

why?

The race from the 15. of July in Wetzikon is cancelled !
any reason?
by Steve Hinzen
Mon Jun 12, 2006 10:06 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] Slalom Skateboard World Cup Grueningen 2006
Replies: 53
Views: 42308

Pavel strikes again!

Congrats to my teammates DOM and CIV. You guys rock! Once you get pro I will have to retire.

What about the nations cup?

btw.:
Has Aki a brother called Pinky?
by Steve Hinzen
Fri Jun 09, 2006 2:27 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] Lyon Slalom, 3rd part French Championships, Sep 9
Replies: 32
Views: 25034

Is it "french riders only" or open for everyvody?
Any further information (disciplines etc.) on hand?
by Steve Hinzen
Fri Jun 09, 2006 11:49 am
Forum: 2006 World Championships - Brixlegg, Austria
Topic: Changes/improvements for brixlegg - your opinion is wanted
Replies: 43
Views: 42052

yop!

Yes, I guess he's still President of the German Federation and coach of the German Team. With Marlon Lipke they have one of the best european surfers in their team. He rides professionally for Quiksilver.
by Steve Hinzen
Wed Jun 07, 2006 4:15 pm
Forum: 2006 World Championships - Brixlegg, Austria
Topic: Changes/improvements for brixlegg - your opinion is wanted
Replies: 43
Views: 42052

Ha,ha! I was jeallous about your funny team-t-shirts at that time. Didn't it show a surfer with a bag pushed over his head and a stupid face painted on the bag?

Yes, Peter, that's a good reason for a big beer in Riga!

(Maybe we should organize a surf- and slalom-competition in Biarritz one day.)
by Steve Hinzen
Wed Jun 07, 2006 3:48 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] Slalom Skateboard World Cup Hannover, June 3-4 2006
Replies: 134
Views: 120753

Less spectators than last year but less rain, too. There was a good all around service for the riders and even family members (big thanks!) with free food and liquid. A good deal for only 40 Euros! I just have to find somebody who likes the t-shirt. The cone judging wasn't as good as I expected. Nex...