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Donald Campbell
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time to say goodbye

Post by Donald Campbell » Fri Dec 04, 2009 11:07 am

as a rfesult of a few days of reflection and also putiing into consideration what's going on here,in this sport,and in general i came to the conclusion that i won't be available for anything regarding work for isssa,contests,sanctioning,being elected as something.

quite honestly:i know there are people out there that really like me,i really love doing anything possible for those.
there are others out there who don't like or maybe even hate me for whatever reason.
i do not want to work for those.

i look at things right now and i see no real option for me to move without getting burned even more.
i see a lot of inactivity from people who could do something,but they don't-their decision.


i once had a lot of fun doing things,going to contests,meeting people and so on.

that fun has gone completely,no more fun,just discussions,arguing and so on.

well,i don't need that anymore-actually i don't want this.

i will concentrate on my brands and my team in the future and step away from anything which has the name issa on it.

i simply want to have my peace of mind back.

when i look around me here where i am located i see tons of work around me,everyday,lots of guys and gals that need my attention more than people i don't really know.
also i see results here immediately when i invest work.
i don't see this happening here.

so finally i come to the conclusion that i don't want to work on things that might or definitely will create something i don't want to have:enemies.


feel free to withdraw me from the election,i'm stepping back immediately.


comment as much as you want,i won't come back to read it anyway.

i will post a bit here and there in our pavel section and gog section as i will put more concentration on marketing and creativity.
for my german buddies i will also be available when it comes to throw a contest without any kind of sanctioning.

joe i.,your call,i hope i stirred things up the right direction.

joe is the best to happen to this thing in a long time.
i salute you and i apologize for disappointing you.
but i don't want to do things for a mostly silent group of racers.

brixlegg-i don't know
i guess not
too many stones thrown into the path
no money to earn(don't expect it anyway)
will there be a positive feedback for what i planned?i don't know.

again-i'm out

the best for the rest

off to work and the some pool-skating

Robert Gaisek
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Post by Robert Gaisek » Fri Dec 04, 2009 11:42 am

I DON`T LIKE THIS!
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Post by Aivars Karklins » Fri Dec 04, 2009 1:10 pm

Brixlegg would have been the best contest there could be!

Donald should be the one to organise an event like that, because no one else has shown such professionality in event organisation and the will to take part in such a difficult process.

The idea was perfect! Just too much people that want to do their things their way!
Does anyone, that had arguments against, done anything in this matter?
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Robert Gaisek
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Post by Robert Gaisek » Fri Dec 04, 2009 1:32 pm

I am one of them who had some problems with the format regarding the lack of AM and JUN-races, and I still think that we shall have an open discussion about matters like this.
I was involved in Worlds in G-burg 08 and I know what kind of work you have to do to make things happend.
When I read all the posts about Brixslegg the majority are extremely positive.
What I don´t like is that Donald is leaving ISSA.
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Post by Joe Iacovelli » Fri Dec 04, 2009 6:45 pm

Donald,

Regardless of the election, it doesn't preclude your ability to contribute or hold Brixlegg as the most bad-ass WC ever.

Thanks a lot for getting me involved and then taking your ball and going home.

Stop being a pussy.

Love, Joe

Ramón Königshausen
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Post by Ramón Königshausen » Fri Dec 04, 2009 8:37 pm

Start converting to the DH scene, it works well for slalom guys, believe me!


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Jonathan Harms
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Post by Jonathan Harms » Fri Dec 04, 2009 10:13 pm

Donald, your resignation is not accepted. I expect you to be back at your job pissing people off first thing Monday morning. Achtung!

Seriously, though, WTF? Or rather, in honor of your e-mail address...WDF?

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Post by Ron Barbagallo » Fri Dec 04, 2009 10:26 pm

Sorry I never got to meet you, Sir

Joe and Civ speak highly of you

but then again Joe is a jackass and Civ is Canadian which is virtually the same

Best of luck!

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Post by Gustavs Gailitis » Fri Dec 04, 2009 11:35 pm

Jonathan Harms wrote:Donald, your resignation is not accepted. I expect you to be back at your job pissing people off first thing Monday morning. Achtung!
Ditto!
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Steve Collins
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Post by Steve Collins » Sat Dec 05, 2009 6:04 pm

I understand you've got to do what you've got to do, but I'm not happy about you leaving ISSA. Just don't stop putting on races. Brixlegg Worlds would be awesome.

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Post by Fabian Bjornstjerna » Sat Dec 05, 2009 7:20 pm

Time to say hello!
Who has the will and time to do it then?

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Post by Martijn Nijs » Sun Dec 06, 2009 1:04 am

Have fun Don!

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Post by Rick Floyd » Sun Dec 06, 2009 2:50 am

Donald - I'm available any time you wish to discuss racing, or just sk8ing in general. I hope to make it to Europe for a race next year. This is supposed to be fun - I respect your right to step down when it does not become so, but hope you will not give up on trying to make changes on your own or with an interested group of others (which may include me).

-RF
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Post by Cat Young » Tue Dec 08, 2009 9:05 am

I guess I'll just have to piss people off all by myself!
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Post by Ron Barbagallo » Tue Dec 08, 2009 3:05 pm

I'll teach ya' Cat
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Post by Marcos Soulsby-Monroy » Wed Dec 09, 2009 3:21 am

Cat Young wrote:I guess I'll just have to piss people off all by myself!
What makes you think that you don't do that NOW??? . . . Keep up the good work.
As Luck would have it . . .

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