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by Miguel Marco
Wed Sep 16, 2009 10:24 pm
Forum: Movies
Topic: Outskirts of Quebec City...
Replies: 8
Views: 3321

Is there a Douche Tard nearby? Not a chance! Ha! Ha! Ha! It's in the woods in between Mt St-Anne and Quebec. To give you an idea, Louis and me were in the nearest convenience store before a session waiting at the counter. Nobody in the store but us and 2 other clients waiting to be served. No staff...
by Miguel Marco
Wed Sep 16, 2009 3:16 pm
Forum: Movies
Topic: Outskirts of Quebec City...
Replies: 8
Views: 3321

robert gaisek wrote:A perfect place! No traffic?
Practically none! Like one car every 20 minutes or so. It's a dead end at the top. :D
by Miguel Marco
Wed Sep 16, 2009 5:48 am
Forum: Movies
Topic: Outskirts of Quebec City...
Replies: 8
Views: 3321

Outskirts of Quebec City...

Last weekend's Hybrid session.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XnLQ9TfLJPI
by Miguel Marco
Thu Sep 03, 2009 12:42 am
Forum: Movies
Topic: [2009] Porto Alegre Slalom Race
Replies: 3
Views: 1941

Great movie Bruno! :D
by Miguel Marco
Mon Aug 31, 2009 6:20 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: CONCRETE WAVE Observation - Didn't See Slalom Equipment Ads
Replies: 31
Views: 10343

Why are Civ's post being erased??? He posted about one of his post being removed (I didn't get to read the first one btw) and now even that one disappeared... What is going on???
by Miguel Marco
Sun Aug 30, 2009 7:26 am
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Deck Discussion
Topic: Need Help setting up my new board
Replies: 5
Views: 3872

Gleb, hope you like your board. I don't have much experience with Rads personnally, but I know Louis Ricard here likes them with 7° to 10° wedging and double barrel bushings (Abec11 Reflex, I think). As for the rear RTS, mount it to the rearest set of holes on your Red Baron and put 20° total dewedg...
by Miguel Marco
Sat Aug 29, 2009 5:29 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: CONCRETE WAVE Observation - Didn't See Slalom Equipment Ads
Replies: 31
Views: 10343

mike brooke wrote:...and more cowbell
Haaa! Haaa! Haa!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Mie9hhQTUM

I've got a fever and the only prescription is MORE COWBELL!!! LOL
by Miguel Marco
Fri Aug 28, 2009 7:58 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: CONCRETE WAVE Observation - Didn't See Slalom Equipment Ads
Replies: 31
Views: 10343

Ooh, I do know what you're talking about, I get it. I do follow american politics, once in a while... :D
by Miguel Marco
Fri Aug 28, 2009 9:21 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: CONCRETE WAVE Observation - Didn't See Slalom Equipment Ads
Replies: 31
Views: 10343

it's a mix wesley but in general the demand is lower than it was and i'm not the only one noticing that it would be interesting to hear from others too,but admitting that might be regarded as a form of weakness. but.... the trend is there Same here, mix of repeat customers and brand new ones for th...
by Miguel Marco
Thu Aug 27, 2009 6:13 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: CONCRETE WAVE Observation - Didn't See Slalom Equipment Ads
Replies: 31
Views: 10343

Re: CONCRETE WAVE Observation - Didn't See Slalom Equipment

I was looking through the latest CW at Books-A-Million ( I don't subscribe ) You're supposed to be a big slalom advocate and you don't even support the only publication that covers slalom once in a while. Yet, you expect companies to run slalom specific ads in every issue??? Am I the only one to fi...
by Miguel Marco
Thu Aug 13, 2009 4:58 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: PPS Chicken Dagger
Replies: 1
Views: 1061

Re: PPS Chicken Dagger

Marty Schaub wrote:"Borsillo Del Pistola" which is Pocket Pistol in spanish.
Borsillo is not a spanish word, as far as I know. :D
Pocket Pistol in spanish is "Pistola de Bolsillo". ;)
Your translation actually sounds more like "Pistol's Pocket"... LOL

Great board none the less to get into slalom!
by Miguel Marco
Tue Jul 28, 2009 12:10 am
Forum: New England
Topic: [2009] Farm '09, August 8
Replies: 32
Views: 14244

Pay up your $50 suckers! Tway and Joe need the registration money by sunday or the show is a no go.

This is the longest running annual slalom race in the history of skateboarding. Please, don't let it skip a year...
by Miguel Marco
Mon Jul 06, 2009 11:08 pm
Forum: Radikal
Topic: Radikal Trucks
Replies: 61
Views: 47344

Re: Radikal Trucks at US Nat & Worlds

Keith Hollien wrote:I am finally testing some new Radikal busings.
Very good news! :D
by Miguel Marco
Mon Jun 22, 2009 10:10 pm
Forum: ISSA World Records
Topic: 50-Cone records
Replies: 75
Views: 50585

Congrats Gustavs!!! Way to go!!! :D
by Miguel Marco
Sun Jun 21, 2009 8:16 pm
Forum: FullBag Skates
Topic: Louis Ricard SL
Replies: 5
Views: 6287

Louis Ricard SL

Fullbag Skates is proud to introduce Louis Ricard's Pro slalom model. Louis spent 3 years racing in the amateur ranks with great placings, podium finishes, and out styling everyone on and off the courses. After the Can/Am Open Slalom Championship, where he was THE highest placing amateur, Louis dec...
by Miguel Marco
Thu Jun 18, 2009 5:51 pm
Forum: 2009 World Championships - Hood River, OR
Topic: Official sign-up and info for 2009 World Championships
Replies: 20
Views: 8266

The signup seems very confusing to me, 25 racers (17 paid) on your list but 61 registered on NCDSA with 15 racers in the last 2 or 3 weeks. I'm betting I'm not the only one confused... And my personnal opinion (for what it's worth...): having qualifications and eliminations on different days, hills,...
by Miguel Marco
Mon Jun 01, 2009 12:59 am
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: Wanted: Masters 45 and over birthdates
Replies: 124
Views: 61852

Yeah! And 47 rocks! :D

Well... not that much when you try to get out of bed in the morning... :( Ha! Ha! ha!
by Miguel Marco
Sun May 31, 2009 5:22 am
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: Wanted: Masters 45 and over birthdates
Replies: 124
Views: 61852

Fabian! We have the exact same birthday! :D
by Miguel Marco
Fri May 29, 2009 2:57 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Super-G, Hybrid & Hamburger - Now on 6/14
Replies: 33
Views: 13037

I wish I could go. Sadly, I have to work that weekend. I would have gladly made the trip to hang and skate with you guys.
by Miguel Marco
Tue May 26, 2009 8:32 pm
Forum: Canada
Topic: 2009 Krispy Hill Outlaw, May 23, 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 7853

Some pics of the awards by Seb Leger B Group HS podium. http://i62.servimg.com/u/f62/09/02/04/09/img_3813.jpg A Group HS podium. http://i62.servimg.com/u/f62/09/02/04/09/img_3910.jpg B Group TS podium. http://i62.servimg.com/u/f62/09/02/04/09/img_3911.jpg A Group TS podium. http://i62.servimg.com/u/...
by Miguel Marco
Sun May 24, 2009 9:27 pm
Forum: Canada
Topic: 2009 Krispy Hill Outlaw, May 23, 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 7853

2009 Krispy Hill Outlaw, May 23, 2009

The 2009 Krispy Hill Outlaw took place yesterday attracting 32 racers from Quebec City, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Vermont, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Here are the results and a few pics by Simon Benoit. More info to come later... Hybrid Group A 1- Louis Ricard 12.909 2- Claude Regnier 13.373 3- P...
by Miguel Marco
Tue May 19, 2009 11:35 pm
Forum: Canada
Topic: Dovercourt 2009, July 1
Replies: 16
Views: 8534

Cool! A Quebec delagation will be there for sure. We will talk about it this weekend at the outlaw. :D
by Miguel Marco
Mon Apr 27, 2009 12:45 am
Forum: New to slalom skateboarding?
Topic: Splitfire Help
Replies: 19
Views: 7629

im just looking for a good starting point, how other people are running their splits. David, I run that truck with a 35° Randal DH baseplate on 3 of my setups and I absolutely love it. Use whatever dewedge you need under the tail to bring it to flat (parallel to the bottom of your board), then add ...
by Miguel Marco
Mon Apr 06, 2009 3:46 am
Forum: Down South
Topic: Texas Sizzler, March 28-29, 2009
Replies: 34
Views: 17723

Wesley Tucker wrote:Coverage now up on the front page:

http://www.slalomskateboarder.com/
Photo credit and knowing who wrote the article would be cool...
by Miguel Marco
Fri Apr 03, 2009 11:44 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: FOR SALE: Brand new yellow Tracker Stims (3 packs)
Replies: 14
Views: 4891

Rick Floyd wrote:I guess they EAT these things in Canada - that explains a LOT!!

-RF
And how exactly do you think I got sooo fat? Mmmmmm-mmhh! Delicious Stims! LOL!
by Miguel Marco
Fri Apr 03, 2009 6:42 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: FOR SALE: Brand new yellow Tracker Stims (3 packs)
Replies: 14
Views: 4891

hmmmm.....then i guess i stand corrected.....i've never even heard of hard yellows (though i have some soft greens and they're harder than soft yellows). The harder yellows (labelled medium) also feel a little harder than the medium greens (again, bite test only). I'll try to remember and bring the...
by Miguel Marco
Thu Apr 02, 2009 5:13 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: FOR SALE: Brand new yellow Tracker Stims (3 packs)
Replies: 14
Views: 4891

Actually, the hard yellows werent stim's at all, they're shaped differently... the yellow stims were all soft and the bushings in that picture are yellow stims... The hard yellows were barrel bottom bushings with a cone top..... Don't know about that Chris. I have several brand new yellow stims sti...
by Miguel Marco
Wed Apr 01, 2009 7:39 am
Forum: New to slalom skateboarding?
Topic: Need some advice
Replies: 4
Views: 3013

Redrill the board to a 19" or 20" wheelbase (I assume it's longer than that from the pics I have seen). Sell one of your 3 sets of trucks to get a Bennett 4.3 for the front and a Trackers RTS in 106mm for the back. Soft double barrels up front, way harder double barrels in the back (RTX), even bette...
by Miguel Marco
Sun Mar 29, 2009 7:04 am
Forum: Movies
Topic: Does anybody know who this rider is?
Replies: 6
Views: 2952

Brian, you can see David Pirnack in the following vid from the Antrim Can/Am Slalom Championship.

http://www.vimeo.com/2653594

Against Brian Parsons at 2:04.
Against Louis Ricard at 3:42.
Against Jason Mitchell at 4:20.
Against Greg Fadell at 4:39.
by Miguel Marco
Sun Mar 29, 2009 6:50 am
Forum: Movies
Topic: Does anybody know who this rider is?
Replies: 6
Views: 2952

Re: Does anybody know who this rider is?

Brian Ellison wrote:The rider at 3:58 in the white lane, who is he?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YDn9g0d6bpw
It's not Henrik, it's Mika Hadestrand...
by Miguel Marco
Fri Feb 27, 2009 3:07 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: DOMINIK KOWALSKI - Perfect season 2008!
Replies: 20
Views: 8173

So that's what you have to eat 3 times a day to be a World Champ!!!

Your secret diet is now known Dom... :D
by Miguel Marco
Thu Feb 26, 2009 11:17 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: JISSA
Replies: 130
Views: 38575

Joe Iacovelli wrote:Right next to my tattoo.
Been there, done that... Haaaa! Haaa! Haa!
by Miguel Marco
Thu Feb 26, 2009 11:13 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: JISSA
Replies: 130
Views: 38575

Where do I sign to join JISSA? :D
by Miguel Marco
Wed Feb 25, 2009 10:12 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Medical Travel Insurance
Replies: 18
Views: 6132

Karl Floitgraf wrote:do you think everyone will pay $200(or more maybe) a year to the ISSA to provide such services?
I would if the insurance covered all injuries while riding a skateboard in any circumstances (racing, jam session, practice, skatepark, ditches, whatever...) while I'm out of Canada.
by Miguel Marco
Tue Feb 24, 2009 10:13 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: Want to be on TV?
Replies: 16
Views: 7063

Wesley Tucker wrote:Is that 50,000 American or Canadian?

The conversion rate can really skew the sample.
Yeah, you're right. Since we're talking people and not dollars, a canadian is worth much more than an american... ;) :D
by Miguel Marco
Tue Feb 24, 2009 8:40 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: Want to be on TV?
Replies: 16
Views: 7063

According to the following, skateboarding is safer than basketball, baseball, and soccer : NEISS (National Electronic Injury Surveillance System - a division of the Consumer Protection Safety Council) injury statistics for 1998 show the following sports ranked by number of reported injuries per 100,...
by Miguel Marco
Sat Feb 21, 2009 6:55 am
Forum: North America
Topic: [2008] Prizes At The Gorge Games, Feedback, Complaints,
Replies: 91
Views: 34469

Joe Iacovelli wrote:You may complain about a cone being out of a circle at a race in east canuckistan
Bad example, no one ever complains over here... ;) :D
by Miguel Marco
Thu Feb 05, 2009 9:17 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Spanish skaters get organized!
Replies: 10
Views: 3903

I for one would like to come and skate with you. Joe: I'll be your travelling partner/translator!!! :D You do know I'm HUGE in Spain, they love me over there. In fact, I'm as HUGE there as you are up here in Canada. ;) Now that I think about it, I'm huge everywhere I go... I should start training a...
by Miguel Marco
Thu Jan 29, 2009 10:48 pm
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: Wanted: Masters 45 and over birthdates
Replies: 124
Views: 61852

May 22, 1962

47 this year. Just a number Scooter, but too high... :D
by Miguel Marco
Wed Jan 28, 2009 3:17 pm
Forum: California
Topic: Snowbound slalomer seeks solace in San Diego Slalom Scene
Replies: 7
Views: 4384

Will be waiting for them! :D

Have a nice trip!
by Miguel Marco
Tue Jan 27, 2009 5:30 pm
Forum: California
Topic: Snowbound slalomer seeks solace in San Diego Slalom Scene
Replies: 7
Views: 4384

Bernie!!! You lucky bastard!!! Do a clean and fast run for me buddy!!! :D
by Miguel Marco
Tue Jan 20, 2009 9:22 pm
Forum: ISSA
Topic: ISSA Logo - time to update it?
Replies: 152
Views: 79118

Rick Floyd wrote:Pierre Gravel is someone I'd highly recommend for this type of thing too - at least on our side of the pond.
Definitely!!! Pierre's work in that domain is outstanding. But he might be in the same situation you are Rick. He's usually burried in work...
by Miguel Marco
Thu Jan 15, 2009 10:30 pm
Forum: Virage
Topic: New trucks for 2009
Replies: 41
Views: 22986

You could fit a stim, but they have been designed specifically for the excellent Venom barrels and cones though a Khiro will work well (1mm less tall) Venom is coming out with a stim shape. And being able to use a stim/JimZ shape bushing in the back, combined with a great duro choice, will give an ...
by Miguel Marco
Thu Jan 15, 2009 9:06 pm
Forum: Virage
Topic: New trucks for 2009
Replies: 41
Views: 22986

Very very nice Michael !!! :D

What is the hanger width?
And are they the same front and back?

Doesn't look like a stim shaped bushing would fit the rear one. Am I right?
by Miguel Marco
Fri Jan 09, 2009 8:42 am
Forum: FullBag Skates
Topic: Happy Holidays to Fullbag!
Replies: 2
Views: 2773

Thanks Cat!!! A bit late, but the same to you too! :)

Can't wait to skate with you again next summer! :D
by Miguel Marco
Thu Nov 27, 2008 11:53 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: [2008] Farm SK8.Open, August 9
Replies: 67
Views: 33731

Wooooow!!! Veeeery cool!!!

Thanks a lot to Julie and you, dude. Really cool memories.
by Miguel Marco
Mon Nov 17, 2008 6:54 pm
Forum: FullBag Skates
Topic: fullbag prez
Replies: 12
Views: 7130

Pierre Gravel wrote:Two are missing in the shot, they are the famous Dionne quints!
Haaaa! Haaa! Haa! :D
by Miguel Marco
Mon Nov 17, 2008 6:53 pm
Forum: FullBag Skates
Topic: fullbag prez
Replies: 12
Views: 7130

Ron Barbagallo wrote:what kind of a dork races with a hockey helmet?
Back then, the canadian kind... Now only the cool dudes from NJ race with'em. :D
by Miguel Marco
Mon Nov 17, 2008 6:50 pm
Forum: FullBag Skates
Topic: fullbag prez
Replies: 12
Views: 7130

Joe Iacovelli wrote:It's a cool video and you my friend are a worthy subject.
Thank you very much Joe! Vid was made by Stephane and I had no input in it except for choosing the music.
by Miguel Marco
Mon Nov 17, 2008 6:47 pm
Forum: FullBag Skates
Topic: fullbag prez
Replies: 12
Views: 7130

That is so cool! Nice cones! Thanks PG! Do you know the year / location? -RF No! Deadly cones! :D It's in Matane (Gaspe Peninsula in eastern Quebec) during an annual summer festival. Pic was taken in June '76 or '77, can't remember exactly. It was my first slalom race... Hey Mig - who are the three...