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Seismic - Bad ass slate technology

Postby Wesley Tucker » Wed Jun 30, 2010 8:41 pm

Robo Gaisek just posted a very unnerving update on Facebook.

Seems Viktor Hadestrand was walking up the hill after a run and a girl on a bicycle came down the hill full speed and hit Viktor. He took a shot to the leg but appears to be OK.

Robert, however, is not describing a good scene with her. She did not have a helmet, hit hard and was on the ground twitching and turning while he held her head. His hand then filled up with her blood.

I don't want to sound hysterical but he says he's not sure if she will make it. Let's hope for the best. I asked Robo to keep us informed of her condition.

Y'all be careful out there.
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Postby Dan Parrish » Fri Jun 25, 2010 4:45 am

If anyone is in the area, I'm throwing a party at my house...


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Just started on the Ramps. One quarter pipe and three improvised banked plywood "features".
It should be fun!
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Newspaper Article: State Games of Oregon

Postby Pat Chewning » Thu Jun 24, 2010 5:56 am

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Postby Wesley Tucker » Wed Jun 23, 2010 3:10 pm

Ron Barbagallo wrote:That's what I've been suggesting!
Yeah, but it was coming from you so there ya' go!

(When it's right there, lined up in the sights and big as a full moon I gotta take the shot. It's just part of my manly essence.)
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Postby Ron Barbagallo » Wed Jun 23, 2010 2:58 pm

That's what I've been suggesting!
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Re: SEISMIC WORLD CUP

Postby Wesley Tucker » Wed Jun 23, 2010 2:31 pm

Pat Chewning wrote:
Gary Fluitt wrote:Seismic World Cup Update:

Because we believe we will have lots of time in the schedule, we are considering DOUBLE and possibly TRIPLE ELIMINATION racing


Hey Gary, you might want to try ZERO ELIMINATION racing like we just did at the Oregon State Games (for the slalomcross). Here are the results:
Isn't this ladder bracketing? The DHB used to do that at their jam sessions.
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Re: SEISMIC WORLD CUP

Postby Pat Chewning » Wed Jun 23, 2010 2:21 pm

Gary Fluitt wrote:Seismic World Cup Update:

Because we believe we will have lots of time in the schedule, we are considering DOUBLE and possibly TRIPLE ELIMINATION racing


Hey Gary, you might want to try ZERO ELIMINATION racing like we just did at the Oregon State Games (for the slalomcross). Here are the results:

http://www.slalomskateboarder.com/Contests/2010OregonStateGames/Slalomcross-RESULTS.pdf

Notice that nobody is eliminated. Notice also some exciting race pairings as Kevin Delaney takes on John Ravitch, Jordan Houtari, and Richy Carrasco to move from 3rd to 1st place.

Basically works like this:

2-run qualifying.

1-run pairings (top of pair chooses lane)

Pairings done 1-2 3-4 5-6 etc.

Winner move up one complete pair
Loser moves down one complete pair.

In the finals, you are racing for places 1-2 3-4 ... etc.

All races are more evenly matched than in the elimination bracket style where you have 1st place head-to-head with 32nd place.
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Re: SEISMIC WORLD CUP

Postby Curt Chapman » Wed Jun 23, 2010 5:51 am

This is GREAT news for a noobie racer like myself.

So if I decide to pony up the registration $$$, at least I'll get more than two runs per discipline just to finish DFL. (That is if I don't DQ every run ;) )

Gary Fluitt wrote:Seismic World Cup Update:

Because we believe we will have lots of time in the schedule, we are considering DOUBLE and possibly TRIPLE ELIMINATION racing at the SEISMIC WORLD CUP. This will give you the chance to race more racers in you class, and have more runs. Will be testing out the format in advance to have a solid test on how long it takes to run a triple elimination bracket of 8 racers
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Postby Wesley Tucker » Wed Jun 23, 2010 1:44 am

I've deleted users regularly since becoming a Mod in '03. It's either spammers or skaters who won't use their real name. Some of you have got the PM. Three days and no change and ZAP! Outta here. So it's easy for me to understand why there are 1498 registered users but the profile number is over 1600+.
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Postby Sj Kalliokoski » Tue Jun 22, 2010 7:13 pm

Yes it means that some user accounts were removed before you joined.
User removal is action done by admin, so user can not remove him/herself.
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Postby Wesley Tucker » Tue Jun 22, 2010 6:45 pm

Sj Kalliokoski wrote:It is forum running number of registerd members. You can see one putting name over users name, it is last number of url shown there, like yours is 21, indicating that you are 21st person registered to forum :)
Ok. I see what you are talking about now.

But on the memberlist it says I am # 18. Guess that means three peopel who registered before me logged out and stayed gone.
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Postby Sj Kalliokoski » Tue Jun 22, 2010 5:44 pm

It is forum running number of registerd members. You can see one putting name over users name, it is last number of url shown there, like yours is 21, indicating that you are 21st person registered to forum :)
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Postby Wesley Tucker » Tue Jun 22, 2010 4:23 pm

What "ID" numbers are y'all referring to?
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Postby Peter Pletanek » Tue Jun 22, 2010 3:45 pm

Sj Kalliokoski wrote:Latest one registed has identification number 1693 ;)


ok, ok, but "id numbers" are not registered user :-)
I just want celebrate... ;-)

Our users have posted a total of 65054 articles - We have 1497 registered users - The newest registered user is David Heissler
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Postby Sj Kalliokoski » Tue Jun 22, 2010 3:28 pm

Latest one registed has identification number 1693 ;)
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Postby Peter Pletanek » Tue Jun 22, 2010 3:15 pm

Who will be the 1500 registered ISSA User?
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SEISMIC WORLD CUP

Postby Gary Fluitt » Sun Jun 20, 2010 4:07 pm

Seismic World Cup Update:

Because we believe we will have lots of time in the schedule, we are considering DOUBLE and possibly TRIPLE ELIMINATION racing at the SEISMIC WORLD CUP. This will give you the chance to race more racers in you class, and have more runs. Will be testing out the format in advance to have a solid test on how long it takes to run a triple elimination bracket of 8 racers.

Team races - Just for fun we will also be running teams as part of the regular eliminations. You will be named to a team after qualifying, and prior to racing, and the team with the highest number of points at the end of the day will win the Team race category. Not sure what criteria we're going to use for the categories, but it wont be regional, (e.g. COSS, SSS, Cascades, etc.), and likely not MFG (e.g. Pavel, Roe, etc.). Open to ideas on categorization.

Grudge Matches will be encouraged after racing is concluded. These will be $1 a race per racer, all the money goes into a pot that we're going to donate to Judi Oyama & Gary Holl's Board Rescue (boardrescue.org)

sign up at http://www.regonline.com/seismicworldcup
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Fathers Dat

Postby Curt DeBartalo » Sun Jun 20, 2010 3:01 pm

Happy Father's day John Gilmour. Your kids always loved you even though you never met them.
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Postby Bruce Brewington » Wed Jun 16, 2010 7:05 pm

For those in California not racing in Oregon this weekend:

CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL SURFING DAY WITH
SURFRIDER FOUNDATION SAN MATEO COUNTY CHAPTER

Surf’s up! On Sunday, June 20, join the Surfrider Foundation San Mateo County Chapter and the LIVE 105 Action Team on International Surfing Day for a beach cleanup at Linda Mar State Beach in Pacifica from 4-6pm. Cleanup gloves and bags are provided and prizes will be given to outstanding participants.

After the cleanup, come out to the Summer Surf Party at the Octopus Lounge in Eureka Square in Pacifica. The party starts at 6:30pm and will be hosted by Pacifica’s beachin’ waternaut Big Wave Bob. Featured is live surf music from Drifting Sand and The Reefriders, as well as surf movies, prizes, and surf tunes spun by DJ Surfer Spud.

Both events are FREE admission.

CONTACT: For more information, contact us at sanmateo@surfrider.org or visit us on the web at www.surfrider.org/smc

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Oregon State Games

Postby Pat Chewning » Wed Jun 16, 2010 3:12 pm

Weather looks good for the weekend -- partly sunny and 70F predicted.

Received a HUGE box of helmets and a couple of complete skateboards from RAZOR to sponsor the kids races.

Field of racers is shaping up nicely with Richy, Brad, Stryker, Kramer, Ravitch, Jonny Miller, Skip, Kevin D, Tay Hunt, and the other usual suspects from CA, WA, and OR

In case anyone missed it: SATURDAY's EVENTS START AT 2pm (or so) and continue to 9PM due to a schedule conflict on the soap box derby hill. There is light until 9pm so no worries.

I hope I will see YOU at the 2010 Oregon State Games!
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Postby Paul Price » Wed Jun 16, 2010 6:24 am

Have fun in Colorado! I had already booked my airmiles flight (hard to get/change) to Europe before the dates were confirmed and fly 17th June so will miss out. And my flight back is just after Antrim so will miss that too.
But st Louis was a fun race.
Any US racers coming over to Europe?
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SEISMIC OPEN

Postby Gary Fluitt » Wed Jun 16, 2010 5:44 am

SEISMIC WORLD CUP JULY 16-18, 2010 Lafayette, CO

Almost as many Masters now as Opens, and only one chick signed up, but I know Judi has booked. Sign up at http://www.regonline.com/seismicworldcup

Gary Fluitt...........Masters
Keith Hollien........Masters
Gerry Huitt..........Masters
Joe Lehm............Masters
Gib Lewis............Masters
David Pirnack......Masters
John Stryker.......Masters
Chris Yandall.......Masters

Patrick Brickner...Open
Kevin Delaney.....Open
Greg Fadell.........Open
Joe McLaren........Open
Kyle McLaren.......Open
Jason MItchell......Open
Steve Pederson...Open
Martin Reaves.....Open
Adam Schwippert.Open

Cat Young..........Women
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Postby willy demis » Tue Jun 15, 2010 2:51 pm

Finally picked up a new helmet after destroying my old one in a crash. Hopefully the rain holds out- I've been itching to run some cones!

http://www.bernunlimited.com/2008/watts.html


(Oh, and skate helmets are HEAVY! I'm used to my rather lightweight biking helmet...)
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British Open Slalom Champs, August 2010

Postby Sam Gordon » Mon Jun 14, 2010 1:29 pm

New poster and race details now added on Europe forum!

viewtopic.php?t=7431

Website: http://www.wix.com/Sam2msl/BOSC-2010

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OREGON STATE GAMES -- Day and Time shift

Postby Pat Chewning » Wed Jun 09, 2010 9:16 am

Important Update! (As of June 9th)

Event Times and Dates have changed due to a schedule conflict with the Soap
Box Derby Track. The new schedule is:



o Saturday June 19th (2PM) Beginner/Kids Race (Slalom)
o Saturday June 19th (3PM) Tight Slalom Race
o Saturday June 19th (6PM) Peter Ramirez Memorial Slalomcross
o Sunday June 20th (AM) Beginner/Kids Race (Giant Slalom)
o Sunday June 20th (AM) Giant Slalom Race
o Sunday June 20th (PM) Hybrid Slalom Race

NOTE ON SATURDAY THAT WE WILL RACE FROM 2PM to 9PM !!!!!

NOTE That events previously on Saturday are now on Sunday!!!!


Because of the limited time on Saturday we will run the events with the shortest duration on Saturday.
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7th Annual Dovercourt Open

Postby Claude Regnier » Tue Jun 01, 2010 9:04 pm

Registration is up open the Contest Calendar!

http://67.139.161.195/contest_registrat ... 463#signup

Thank you!!!
Many Happy Pumps!
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Seismic World Cup

Postby Gary Fluitt » Tue Jun 01, 2010 4:31 pm

Seismic Nationals starting to fill up now. Only 30 spots left, and then we'll shut down registration. Thanks for those of you who've already signed up and paid. I now have enough capital to rent the potties, buy the trophies, etc. etc.,
See you July 16-18 in Lafayette (boulder), CO

http://www.regonline.com/seismicworldcup
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Lunch

Postby Curt DeBartalo » Mon May 31, 2010 4:58 am

Sure...I'll make rack of lamb and some bean burritos..CMC style.
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Postby Wesley Tucker » Sun May 30, 2010 6:24 pm

One of these days me, CMC, Mollica, Richie and Maria and maybe a few others should get together and do lunch?
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The sunshine and the love

Postby Curt DeBartalo » Sun May 30, 2010 4:14 pm

What a beautiful day here in the East.
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Postby Adam Trahan » Sun May 30, 2010 6:23 am

Looks like you guys kept the light on, cool.

I check in from time to time and if you need help, I am available.


There has been a lot of water under the bridge since I started the site...





Anyway, I enjoy checking in from time to time.

Thanks for the mention guys.
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Steve Blouin's photos of Krispy Hill

Postby Brian Beihl » Mon May 24, 2010 7:07 pm

Mig -- pass on to Steve Blouin my kudos for the great photos of the race. Well done!

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Postby Cat Young » Sun May 23, 2010 8:45 pm

Kyle will have broken something else by the. (I hope not)
His parents are major stockholders in plaster & gauze.
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Postby Miguel Marco » Sun May 23, 2010 7:56 pm

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Postby Miguel Marco » Sun May 23, 2010 7:23 pm

2010 KRISPY HILL OUTLAW RESULTS

Hybrid

Louis could not make it to the awards so we had a little fun at his expense... :lol:

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1 Louis Ricard 12,069
2 Pascal Jean 12,586
3 Rick Floyd 12,701
4 Miguel Marco 12,876
5 Pierre Gravel 12,964
6 Danilo Percich 13,288
7 Dominique Perusse 13,631
8 Stéphane Fournier 13,646
9 Julie Boulanger 14,037
10 Kel Duplain 14,078
11 Michel Gamache 14,506
12 Grégory Girard 14,757
13 Thomas Duplessis 14,872
14 Steve Blouin 15,105
15 Maxime Robitaille 15,315
16 Joe Iacovelli 15,545
17 Patrick Brassard 15,925
18 Ron Barbagallo 16,010
19 Frédéric Fortin-Moquin 16,568
20 Scott Snow 16,644
21 Jean-Philippe Keable 16,857
22 Mathieu B.Langlois 17,158
23 Francois Morency 17,547
24 Guillaume Dionne 17,665
25 Maxime Lafleur 18,006
26 Jonathan Gosselin Couture 18,262
27 Raffaël Kitching 18,321
28 Mikael Bottreau 18,379
29 Fred Côté 20,075
30 David Baron 21,887
31 Séraphin Adlwart 22,361
32 Gabrielle Leclerc DQ
32 Hubert Roy DQ
32 Alexandre Labbée DQ



Tight

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1 Louis Ricard 12,080
2 Miguel Marco 12,397
3 Pierre Gravel 12,673
4 Pascal Jean 12,715
5 Stéphane Fournier 12,872
6 Rick Floyd 12,953
7 Michel Gamache 13,236
8 Danilo Percich 13,249
9 Julie Boulanger 13,800
10 Kel Duplain 14,865
11 Steve Blouin 15,006
12 Thomas Duplessis 15,168
13 Patrick Brassard 15,563
14 Jean-Philippe Keable 16,356
15 Joe Iacovelli 16,370
16 Scott Snow 17,709
17 Francois Morency 17,779
18 Frédéric Fortin-Moquin 17,788
19 Maxime Lafleur 18,670
20 Raffaël Kitching 18,892
21 David Baron 21,263
22 Gabrielle Leclerc 25,883
23 Grégory Girard DQ
23 Maxime Robitaille DQ
23 Jonathan Gosselin Couture DQ
23 Guillaume Dionne DQ
23 Fred Côté DQ
23 Séraphin Adlwart DQ
23 Réjean Houle DQ
23 Ron Barbagallo DQ
23 Mathieu B.Langlois DQ
23 Hubert Roy DQ
23 Alexandre Labbée DQ
23 Mikael Bottreau DQ

The Overall Champion and is new pair of Surf-Rodz!
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And a million thanks to all the sponsors:
- Free For All Boardshop
- Fullbag Skates
- La Vie Sportive
- Longboards by Fatboy
- Surf-Rodz
- Pierre Gravel Footstops (PGF ?!? ;) :D)
- Stefou and Joe I. for the Bennett KH.
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Postby Aaron Yowell » Sun May 23, 2010 3:51 pm

Curt C wrote:
Wesley Tucker wrote:
willy demis wrote:
Wesley Tucker wrote:
willy demis wrote:Got Pro-Designed elbow and wrist pads in the mail today! :)
You only need those if you fall.


I tend to do that a lot... haha- I suck! Still going to use cheapy (or no) knee pads though. I am top heavy- lol.
Have you looked for softer concrete?


Softer concrete would also be grippier, correct?


On flesh, yes.
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Postby Curt Chapman » Fri May 21, 2010 5:58 pm

Wesley Tucker wrote:
willy demis wrote:
Wesley Tucker wrote:
willy demis wrote:Got Pro-Designed elbow and wrist pads in the mail today! :)
You only need those if you fall.


I tend to do that a lot... haha- I suck! Still going to use cheapy (or no) knee pads though. I am top heavy- lol.
Have you looked for softer concrete?


Softer concrete would also be grippier, correct?
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Postby Wesley Tucker » Fri May 21, 2010 5:07 pm

willy demis wrote:
Wesley Tucker wrote:
willy demis wrote:Got Pro-Designed elbow and wrist pads in the mail today! :)
You only need those if you fall.


I tend to do that a lot... haha- I suck! Still going to use cheapy (or no) knee pads though. I am top heavy- lol.
Have you looked for softer concrete?
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Postby willy demis » Fri May 21, 2010 4:36 pm

Wesley Tucker wrote:
willy demis wrote:Got Pro-Designed elbow and wrist pads in the mail today! :)
You only need those if you fall.


I tend to do that a lot... haha- I suck! Still going to use cheapy (or no) knee pads though. I am top heavy- lol.
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Postby Wesley Tucker » Fri May 21, 2010 4:35 pm

willy demis wrote:Got Pro-Designed elbow and wrist pads in the mail today! :)
You only need those if you fall.
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Postby willy demis » Fri May 21, 2010 4:26 pm

Got Pro-Designed elbow and wrist pads in the mail today! :)
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7th Annual Dovecourt Open

Postby Claude Regnier » Wed May 19, 2010 11:20 pm

7th Annual Dovecourt Open

http://67.139.161.195/contest_registrat ... 463#signup

The Canadian National Slalom Championships are the event within the event.
There will be 4 DivisionS of racing!!!!!

MEN'S - WOMEN'S - 17 & UNDER & JUNIOR 12 & UNDER.

THIS IS AN ISSA SANCTIONED EVENT (PENDING) AND YOU NEED TO BE A MEMBER AND PAY YOUR DUES TO COMPETE IN THE EVENT.
FOR MORE INFO GO TO THE ISSA WEBSITE http://www.slalomskateboarder.com/ AND REGISTER UNLESS YOU ARE IN THE BEGINNER-KIDS RACE.
THE KIDS RACE WILL BE RUN ON ROOSEVELT ON JULY 1 AT 9 AM OR SO!


We will run the regular qualifying then break it into an A,B,C format. We do plan to have a fREE KIDS AND - OR BEGINNER RACE.

See you all real soon, MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW.

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Postby Paul Graf » Wed May 19, 2010 10:34 pm

Jeff Goad wrote:go skate some flat...


Spoken like a true Floridian....
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Postby Rick Floyd » Tue May 18, 2010 4:53 pm

The NESRA Burlington Bomb races went off without a hitch. I just posted an article, photos and all results, including downloadable full results spreadsheets, on the Burlington Bomb page at http://www.sk8racing.com/bbomb.html

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Postby Jeff Goad » Tue May 18, 2010 3:09 pm

go skate some flat...
<a href="//www.pavel-skates.com/" target="_blank"><img src="http://i127.photobucket.com/albums/p153/stldagger/pavelconquer2.gif" border="0"></a>
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Postby Sj Kalliokoski » Mon May 17, 2010 8:26 am

Gary Fluitt wrote:SJ- we hear you. We're going to get the points thing sorted out and posted soon. Sorry for the delay.

Any positive news yet? season is ongoing strongly :)
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Save the Date!

Postby willy demis » Mon May 17, 2010 4:30 am

Things are really shaping up with my potential event in late August! I've had numerous emails/phone calls with city officials, skatepark managers, soapbox derby associations, and so forth. We are in progress on a face-to-face meeting to hammer out the details and set a date.

Potential itinerary:
Day 1-
* Park slalom at a concrete park less than 1 mile from the SBD track
* Slalomcross event at the SBD track

Day 2-
* TS/HS/GS events

I'm working on the weekend of Aug 21st or Aug 28th. There is already the Ft. Wayne, IN event on Aug 14th, so I am leaning towards the later of the dates. This is going to be cool! More official info to come...
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Re: DH

Postby Jonathan Harms » Wed May 12, 2010 6:14 am

Gary Fluitt wrote:Front page of the Sports, there I am in taking turn three in my dorky leathers and all my slowness.


Photographically speaking, though, that photo of you is a very striking image--well lit, dynamically composed, clear face shot, etc.

I bet Dan G. is happy with it, too.

Never fails that the biggest kook in the race gets the cover shot in the paper.


And the guy with the most F'ed-up haircut sometimes wins it. K-Rimes, WTF?

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Postby willy demis » Wed May 12, 2010 3:09 am

just rode my ramp for the first time- with no rear wheel stop, hand pulls, or clamps to hold the sections together; and it still rocked my world. Awesome.
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Postby Rick Floyd » Wed May 12, 2010 1:56 am

That photo definitely has a Mad Max vibe to it....nice!
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