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Trocadero Grand Prix, Paris, May 9-12, 2008 [MAIN]

Post by Jani Soderhall » Thu Jan 03, 2008 11:54 am

We hereby welcome you to "Trocadero Grand Prix" aka Paris Slalom World Cup 2008.

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UPDATED: April 9

Date:
May 9-12, 2008 (May 10-12 for the ISSA slalom events)

Location:
Trocadero, Paris, France

Disciplines:
Dual Straight: Saturday
Dual Special: Sunday
Dual Hybrid: Monday
Freestyle: Saturday
Freestyle Battle zone: Friday
Park slalom: Friday
Bowl jam: Friday
High jump: Sunday

Bonus events:
Freestyle: Friday the 9:th (11.00 - 13.00) and Saturday the 10:th (17.00 - 19.00)
Park slalom, Bowl jam Friday the 9:th. (14.00 - 21.00)
High jump, Sunday (11.00 - 13.00).

Organized by:
Riderz Association (www.Riderz.net)

Main organizers:
Jani Soderhall (Riderz & ConeRacing.com)
Vincent Berruchon (President of the Riderz Association)
Guillaume StCriq (Riderz & ConeRacing.com)

Race related questions:
grandprix@riderz.net (Jani or Vincent will answer)

Event website with online registration:
http://event.Riderz.net (available NOW)

Registration fees:
Pro 100 EUR, Am 50 EUR, Freestyle 50 EUR
The registration fee includes participation in ALL events, meals and t-shirt (plus insurance for French riders).
Park slalom + Bowl only: 15 EUR (participation + tshirt, no meal)
High jump only: 10 EUR (participation+t-shirt)

Sponsor contact:
Guillaume StCriq (scGuillaume@yahoo.fr)

Timing equipment:
Trackmate with ExcelMate by EttSexEtt run by Daniel Gesmer, Seismic Skate

Rules
Slalom: ISSA rules (Rev 2008), with a few minor, minor revisions (to be announced)
Freestyle: WFSA rules

Other details of interest:
- Prize money 5000 euros ~7800 USD!
- New 1.4m startramps.
- A new concrete skatepark in Paris with bowls etc. Park slalom Race and Bowl contest! (Friday)
- Freestyle event (Friday and Saturday)
- High jump (Sunday)

Welcome!

/Jani
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Post by Vincent Berruchon » Sun Jan 27, 2008 11:22 pm

Our parisian skatepark is nearly finished
Look at a few pictures I took yesterday (and a few minutes skate all alone in the bowl!!!)
http://www.riderz.net/galerie-simple/?s ... _finitions

We were waiting for so long... Me and David went to many meetings with other parisian associations to give our points on this park (yes there is a roof!!!)

Now we can really expect a nice park-slalom/death-race during the Trocadéro Grand Prix!!!

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Post by Martin Drayton » Mon Jan 28, 2008 9:38 am

Wow Vinzzzz, that is a thing of beauty indeed, well done Paris! I'm sure a Park Race will draw even more skaters for your event.

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Post by David Rudnianski » Thu Jan 31, 2008 1:18 pm

you should expect a pirate race in it ;)....
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Post by Flavio Badenes » Sat Feb 09, 2008 10:22 am

Ohh-la-la What a killer place!!!!

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Post by Jani Soderhall » Mon Feb 11, 2008 10:17 pm

Trocadero Grand Prix 2008
(Paris Slalom World Cup)


This race scheduled for May 8-12 will be a 3-5 day event. Three days (Sat-Sun-Mon) for the pure slalom events (tight, special and hybrid - all dual races).

Friday is for a bonus event: Park slalom at the newly built skatepark "EGP18".
We are currently making plans for the Thursday, but they're not settled yet.

With this planning we hope we're making the best out of the weekend, both in creating a long-fun-skate-event-weekend but also making it short enough for those that have families that can't stand you being away for too long. The main events are on three consecutive days. Thursday and Friday are bonus days.

As I'm not a frequent visitor to NCDSA (and I never visit the 'Fish), so your questions will be more quickly answered here at slalomskateboarder. Vincent will cover French language questions on www.Riderz.net.


Oh, I didn't mention the prize money (most of it for the three main slalom events):

>>>>>> EUR 5000 (USD 7250)!!! <<<<<<<

Welcome!

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Post by Peter Klang » Tue Feb 12, 2008 9:36 am

Wicked, hope SAS will stay in business.

Great job guys.

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Post by Jadranko Radovanovic » Tue Feb 12, 2008 11:38 am

Status ?

Today it's the last day for the "time advanced rule"

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Post by Guillaume Saint-Criq » Tue Feb 12, 2008 11:57 am

Grand Prix de Trocadero, Paris Slalom World Cup
Format: Straight, Special, Hybrid - all dual!
Date: 10-12 May, 2008
Location: Paris, FR
Sanction: MAIN candidate
Contact: Jani Soderhall, Jani@slalomskateboarder.com
Thread: http://www.slalomskateboarder.com/phpBB ... hp?p=53860
Info: http://event.riderz.net (available Feb 2008)
Posted: Jan 3, 2008

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Post by Peter Klang » Tue Feb 12, 2008 12:04 pm

MAIN BROTHER
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Post by Jadranko Radovanovic » Tue Feb 12, 2008 5:46 pm

Thank you for the Info !

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entry fees, please!

Post by Steve Hinzen » Wed Feb 13, 2008 2:03 pm

can somebody give me informations about the entry fees?

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Re: entry fees, please!

Post by Jani Soderhall » Wed Feb 13, 2008 4:13 pm

Steve Hinzen wrote:can somebody give me informations about the entry fees?
Registration fee: Pro 100 EUR (incl everything) Women/Am 50 EUR (incl everything).

"everything" = participation in all disciplines, food/drinks for three days, event t-shirt.

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Post by Steve Hinzen » Wed Feb 13, 2008 5:12 pm

Jani, I thank you for your quick answer.

... I have 4 more questions:

1. Is the park race included in the 100 Euros or will there be an extra fee for this event?

2. What if I participate only in 1 or 2 of the races? Is a splitting of the fee possible?

3. Is there already a rough scedule for the weekend? I would like to know which race will happen on which day.

4. Will it be raining?

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Post by Jani Soderhall » Wed Feb 13, 2008 5:30 pm

Steve Hinzen wrote:1. Is the park race included in the 100 Euros or will there be an extra fee for this event?
Yes - all is included.
Steve Hinzen wrote:2. What if I participate only in 1 or 2 of the races? Is a splitting of the fee possible?
If you're a Pro, there are no options than to pay the full fee. We usually allow Ams to pay for less than all disciplines, but I'm not sure we are going to continue that. To be decided before the website goes live in March.
Steve Hinzen wrote:3. Is there already a rough schedule for the weekend? I would like to know which race will happen on which day.
Thursday: Flatland freestyle (!). (soon to be announced)
Friday: Park slalom, different location.
Saturday: Tight slalom = straight, dual
Sunday: Special slalom, dual
Monday: Hybrid slalom, dual
Steve Hinzen wrote:4. Will it be raining?
Some say early May is usually better than late May, but what do I know? What we do know is that Trocadero dries quicker than all other places, but unfortunately it has still caused us some delays here and there. But usually we've had the time to complete all the events despite the rain. But, of course, we prefer sunshine!

We're preparing for a better race organization this year, to allow us to be more efficient.

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hmmm...

Post by Steve Hinzen » Wed Feb 13, 2008 9:44 pm

Thanks for the weatherforecast, Jani.

For some years I wonder what justifies the high entry fee for the contest in Paris. What exactly makes it so expensive? In every other (european) contest the average entry fee for Pros is between 40 and 60 Euros.

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Re: hmmm...

Post by Jani Soderhall » Wed Feb 13, 2008 10:45 pm

Steve Hinzen wrote:In every other (european) contest the average entry fee for Pros is between 40 and 60 Euros.
I recognize it is high indeed. We are contemplating giving a reduction for early sign up, but that is yet to be determined. We consider that the entry fee is 70 for Pros and the remaining 30 covers the food, drinks and t-shirt. Compared to most events the cost for the meals is higher in Paris as we have a 3 or 4 day event.

The real problem is that an event has be self-financed, ie there's no way you can allow yourself to loose money putting on a race. We also want to maintain a good amount of prize money, in order to attract the best racers. So, if you don't have enough sponsors, it has to be paid by the participants. After all, it's the racers that profit the most from the event. And very few sports are as inexpensive as slalom skateboarding. You get a whole organization looking after you over a whole weekend (3-5 days in the case of Paris), never mind all the efforts that have gone into the preparations, and those that also follow the event.

Point taken though, let's see if we can do something as we move on with the plans.

/Jani

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Post by Mattias Gustavsson » Sun Feb 24, 2008 2:07 pm

Jani Soderhall wrote:Thursday: Flatland freestyle (!). (soon to be announced)
Good news for me then, always wanted to compete in it=)
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Post by David Rudnianski » Sun Mar 16, 2008 10:44 am

It is now official:

There will be a park slalom and death race contest on the brand new skatepark on may 9. More details will come later, but if you have any question, you can send me a mail at ltc@riderz.net


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Post by Jani Soderhall » Sun Mar 30, 2008 7:34 pm

We are pleased to announce the addition of flatland freestyle to Trocadero Grand Prix 2008!

The event will be sanctioned by the WFSA - World Freestyle Skateboard Association - and we expect to see some of the best freestylers in the world coming to Paris to battle it out on the classic Trocadero spot. This was the location where Per Welinder and Pierre-André Senizergues and many of the other freestyle legends battled it out in the 70's and 80's.

Michel Dupont (France) and Stefan "Lillis" Akesson (Sweden) are helping us make sure we get all the details right for this new discipline. As a WFSA sanctioned event, we'll follow the international guidelines of WFSA, thus 2 x 2 minutes runs with 4 judges (Each scoring on Technical/Consistency/Artistic/Variety skills shown).

The main freestyle event will be held on Thursday (a day when there is no slalom event) between 14.00 and 17.00 on the red asphalt, flat area. Note that the freestyle event has now been moved to Saturday 17.00 to 19.00.

On Friday the 9:th a Freestyle Battle zone event will be held on the same location between 11.00 and 13.00. We'll also fit a Best trick event into this time slot and still leave time for skaters to travel over the new concrete skatepark to attend the park slalom & bowl event over there.

For those wishing to participate in the High jump event, it'll be held on the Sunday, probably 15.00 - 17.00) (to be confirmed). Note that the high jump event has now been moved to Sunday 11.00 to 13.00.

Note: The flat area of Trocadero will be subdivided into two areas for simultaneous activity, with two different speaker systems. Freestyle will be held on the right hand area with normal metal barriers all around the surface (for banners) and holding off the audience. The other area will have a blow up fence (used for roller hockey and other disciplines).

Please welcome the world best freestylers to Paris for a new classic event!


FAQ for freestylers:

What categories will there be?
It's an open event, with no Pro/Am separation. There will not be a seperate ladies class. Ladies and juniors are encouraged to participate in the open class.

What does the entry fee (50 EUR) include?
Participation in as many events as you like (incl slalom, bowl etc). Event T-shirt. 3 meals (sandwich+drinks).

How much practice time do we get?
The freestyle event is one of the many events of the Paris Festival Glisse which includes all types of skateboarding and roller skating. Prior to the freestyle event there will be a high jump event using the full length of the area, but not the full width, so we've been promised a practice area while they run the high jump event. All skaters will be given warm up time (group by group) prior to their participation.

Can we skate elsewhere?
Outside of the official time slots there will be a few other occasions when the spot can be used, if made available. But most of the time you'll also be able to skate on the marble surface between the stairs. This is outlaw skating though, but Lillis loves the place. It's a really good place if you just want to show off your talent and impress the crowd.

How many will watch the event?
Several thousand people come to Trocadero to get a view of the Eiffel tower and it's up to us to impress them and make them stay just a little bit longer.

How can I register?
Register online at http://event.Riderz.net. The online registration will open April 4.

Can I pay on location?
Yes, you can pay on location, but you need to register before. To smoothen registration, please paypal in advance.

Trophies are awarded in what disciplines?
There will be trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the main freestyle event.
There will be trophies for the winners of: Battle zone and Best trick
There will be trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the high jump event.

What if it rains?
If it rains, the event will be postponed as we see fit. But rest assured, once the rain stops the surface dries realy quick, so we'll try to get going asap.

Where could I stay?
There are plenty of hotels in Paris, all in varying price classes. Having enough tasks we have decided to let you find and book a hotel on your own, while we concentrate on making sure you get a top class event.

Where can I find more information about Flatland Freestyle Skateboarding?
Check out www.wfsa-freestyle.org and the 2(!) forums there!

Can I have a picture taken of myself in front of the Eiffel Tower?
You bet! You won't be alone.

We're looking forward to seeing you here!

/Jani
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Re: Trocadero Grand Prix, Paris, May 8-12, 2008

Post by Ramón Königshausen » Tue Apr 08, 2008 8:49 pm

Jani Soderhall wrote:Event website with online registration:
http://event.Riderz.net (available April 4)
Sorry me mentioning it, but today is April 8th and no website is online.


Could someone at least post a time table asap? They abolished the Night Train from Paris to Zurich and now there is only the TGV left that leaves 6 o'clock p.m. from Gare de l'est....so this is a bit of a problem....

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Delayed scheduled

Post by Jani Soderhall » Wed Apr 09, 2008 9:59 am

My apologies Ramon (and everyone else).

It should be up today - only the schedule remains! We had to rearrange the schedule last minute and that led to great many discussions on our side. The schedule change is primarily for the freestyle though.

This is the approximate time schedule for the slalom disciplines.

FRIDAY:
Park Slalom & Bowl, practice from 14.00. Race from 15.00.

SATURDAY (Straight):
AM registration until 11.00.
PRO registration 11.00 - 13.00
AM race from 11.00
PRO race from 14.00
AM finals after the Pros!

SUNDAY (Tight special):
AM race from 10.00
PRO race from 13.00
AM finals after the Pros!

MONDAY: (Hybrid, dual):
AM race from 10.00
PRO race from 13.00
AM finals after the Pros!

We'll try to have the complete schedule up by tomorrow morning.

/Jani
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Post by Ramón Königshausen » Wed Apr 09, 2008 5:04 pm

Ah, that's great news Jani! Thanks a lot. I'm looking forward to the home page launch.

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Online Registration Open NOW!

Post by Jani Soderhall » Wed Apr 09, 2008 11:30 pm

The online registration is now O P E N ! at http://event.riderz.net

Here's the new updated program:
(I have also updated posts above to be accurate with the new program)

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Re: entry fees, please!

Post by Guillaume Saint-Criq » Thu Apr 10, 2008 3:00 pm

Jani Soderhall wrote:
Steve Hinzen wrote:can somebody give me informations about the entry fees?
Registration fee: Pro 100 EUR (incl everything) Women/Am 50 EUR (incl everything).

"everything" = participation in all disciplines, food/drinks for three days, event t-shirt.

/Jani
IMPORTANT NOTE!
Since the above note, we've changed our strategy: All disciplines are now free for women!

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Post by Jani Soderhall » Thu Apr 10, 2008 4:49 pm

Skaters from Canada, Brazil, Spain, Latvia, Germany, Sweden & France have already signed up. Now we're waiting for YOU to sign up too!

/Jani

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Post by Ramón Königshausen » Thu Apr 10, 2008 9:11 pm

Well, due to some stupid booking issues, I really have to see if I can make it this year. It has become quite expensive because the SNCF abandonned the night train...I'm quite upset at the moment...sorry

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Post by Guillaume Saint-Criq » Thu Apr 10, 2008 11:29 pm

Jani wrote:To reward the best Pro skaters a total of 4500 euros are up for grabs. The prize money will be distributed as follows to the top 8 riders of each of the three main slalom disciplines:

1st - 500 euros
2nd - 300
3rd - 200
4th - 150
5th - 100
6th - 100
7th - 75
8th - 75
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Post by Ramón Königshausen » Fri Apr 11, 2008 2:54 pm

Ok guys I'm in again. Was kinda depressed yesterday...well then cu all there!

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Post by Michael Stride » Fri Apr 11, 2008 5:23 pm

Sorry your upset at the train prices......but at least my 100 euros entry will probably go some way to paying your return fare.

100 EUROS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Jeez.

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Post by Jani Soderhall » Mon Apr 14, 2008 5:19 pm

Ramón Königshausen wrote:Ok guys I'm in again. Was kinda depressed yesterday...well then cu all there!
Good to hear Ramon, with you and Janis we have two World Champions present!

And....

I'm pleased to announce that Günther Mokulys, 2007 World Champion in freestyle, will come too!

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3 World Champions and still counting!

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Post by Michael Stride » Mon Apr 14, 2008 5:34 pm

3 World Champions and still counting!
What about AM World champs? Paul Price and oh, lets see....... ME!

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Post by Jani Soderhall » Mon Apr 14, 2008 9:41 pm

Michael Stride wrote:What about AM World champs?
Thank's Michael.

AM World Champions that have signed up this far:

Paul Price,
Michael Stride
Vincent Berruchon

...and counting.

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Post by Ramón Königshausen » Tue Apr 15, 2008 12:02 am

I hope that we will see a good freestyle show from Manuel Schaub too!

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Hmm!

Post by Claude Regnier » Tue Apr 15, 2008 12:30 am

Don't forget Grampa, EH! :)

Ramon I don't know if I will give you a good freestyle show or not but it will be fun. I may also be looking for air by the end of the 2 minutes. :) :)
Many Happy Pumps!

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Post by Jani Soderhall » Tue Apr 15, 2008 11:59 am

Welcome Party - Photo Exhibition - Videos - Live music

If you come early to Paris this year, you are most welcome to attend the opening party on Wednesday night! Live concerts and photo exhibits, videos and much more! Welcome!

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lodging

Post by Michel Dupont » Tue Apr 22, 2008 5:01 pm

Any suggestions on hotels in Paris ?

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Re: lodging

Post by Guillaume Saint-Criq » Tue Apr 22, 2008 5:49 pm

Michel Dupont wrote:Any suggestions on hotels in Paris ?
Michel, check this topic :
http://www.slalomskateboarder.com/phpBB ... php?t=6022

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Post by Jani Soderhall » Thu May 01, 2008 1:00 pm

I'm pleased to announce that Richy Carrasco and John Gilmour have signed up! That will definitely add some spice to the PRO race next weekend!

One week to go now. Registration is still open. Sign up online, pay on location if you prefer.

Welcome!

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Post by Pelle Gustafsson » Sun May 04, 2008 9:08 pm

How much is entry fee for juniors? (slalom)

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Re: Entry fee for juniors?

Post by Jani Soderhall » Sun May 04, 2008 9:35 pm

Pelle Gustafsson wrote:how musch is entry fee for juniors? (slalom)
There is no specific class for juniors at this race. But we'll probably give away some goodies to the best juniors. Thus entry fee is the same as for Ams. 50 euros - includes racing, meals, t-shirt.

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ok

Post by Pelle Gustafsson » Sun May 04, 2008 9:42 pm

and "kid" class then? oscar is 10 years old and there is a kid class in slalom skateboarding or?

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Re: ok

Post by Jani Soderhall » Mon May 05, 2008 10:18 am

Pelle Gustafsson wrote:and "kid" class then? oscar is 10 years old and there is a kid class in slalom skateboarding or?
It was my decision in 2003 not to have a junior class at the Trocadero. I don't think this is the appropriate location to let juniors (and even less kids) race.

What we want it the highest level Pro, Am and Womens race! And that's what we're aiming for.

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Post by Pelle Gustafsson » Mon May 05, 2008 11:20 am

when or where are kids going to race then? i think kids need to ger the possibility to race to to let them think they are worth something too and let the lalom racing grow. or shuld it die out after us old school boys?

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Post by Vincent Berruchon » Mon May 05, 2008 3:54 pm

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OPENING PARTY - WEDNESDAY
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We are waiting for you on Wednesday for the opening party of the TROCADERO GRAND PRIX: we call it the "RIDE ON!" party

The party will take place in a famous parisian alternative club "Glaz´Art"

Concerts! Three bands live:
- The Aquatics (reggae),
- Captain' Brackmard (totally crazy electro hiphopers.. take care)
- EM (soul, funk, world hip hop fusion)
+ DJ (entro_PY)

and the opening (or "vernissage") of the exhibition that will stay for a month with best pictures of photographers covering the scene in France and graphic art pieces

+ Video projections
+ Partner stuff

Doors open at 20:00.

Glaz´Art address:
7 avenue de la porte de la Villette 75019 Paris

To go there:
Metro is Porte de la Villette on line 7
if you take care to follow the exit "Avenue de la Porte de la Villette" you'll go out just near the club.
You cannot miss it, it's pink!!
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website: http://www.glazart.com

See you there ;)
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But shuttle to Skatepark

Post by Jani Soderhall » Tue May 06, 2008 12:11 pm

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SHUTTLE BUS to SKATEPARK EGP18
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For those of you who will be at the Trocadero in the morning/mid-day/early afternoon on Friday there will be a shuttle bus (8 places) if you wish to go to the skatepark for the park slalom & bowl event (and just to hang out and have a good time). So for example if you plan a morning slalom session at the Trocadero, or if you participate in the Battle Zone Freestyle event (11.00 - 13.00) you can use the shuttle bus to go to the skatepark.

From your hotel it may be just as easy to go directly to the skatepark. See link to map here.


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METRO & BUS MAPS
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Here are two other useful documents related to travelling around Paris:

Paris Metro Map (PDF)
Paris Bus Map (PDF)
(Thanks to Hans Lucas for providing these)

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BEEP start change ANNOUNCEMENT

Post by Jani Soderhall » Tue May 06, 2008 3:30 pm

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HEAD TO HEAD RACING
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For the head-to-head racing we'll be using a new feature of Trackmate version 6.5. The four beep start will be replaced by a new random order beep start:

1.
"Riderz ready" - announced by the presenter

2.
beep beep beep - these three beeps as 1 sec intervals means "prepare yourself"

3.
silence - random (between 2 - 4.6 sec) waiting time

4.
beeeep = departure

False start is counted in relation to the fourth beep (as usual). A 2X penalty will be applied in accordance with the ISSA rules.

DQ penalty is 1.5 seconds.

I hope you will like this new timer mode, which will hopefully add a new challenging aspect in racing - "reaction", something we've had as a term before, but never been able to actual measure.

This is only a first heads-up. We'll clearly explain this at the riders meeting before the start of the each Am / Pro category on Saturday.

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Post by Jani Soderhall » Tue May 06, 2008 3:35 pm

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FREESTYLE - BATTLE ZONE rules
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Here's a brief description of the Freestyle Battle Zone event, Friday 11.00 - 13.00, if you want to attend as a skater, or spectator. With the shuttle after the event, you can easily get to the skatepark in time for the skatepark race (park slalom starts at 15.00).

All skaters take rounds (during for example 30 min). Every skater does a maximum of 3 moves. A move is a flip, wheelie, footwork combination etc. Area smaller than the routine format. All particpants vote for 1st, 2nd and 3rd.

If many participants they should be divided into different heats.

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Post by Jani Soderhall » Tue May 06, 2008 6:23 pm

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WOMENS CLASS
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To add some fun for the ladies, we're letting them qualify with the amateurs. If they qualify good enough to make it to the head-to-head racing we'll let them do that, and thus possibly win the Ams.

In addition, we'll also let them do a true ladies head-to-head final, with 4 racers. This race will be used to determine the Womens category.

Despite our offer of FREE starting fee for the ladies we only have a few registered. If you know something that is considering participationa and that can be encouraged to come, please do so!

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Post by Vincent Berruchon » Thu May 08, 2008 1:05 pm

Fresh painting on the Trocadero (tight slalom marks really late Wednesday night on deserted Trocadero)

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Grand Prix 2008 gallery
(check it we will update it during the contest)

Pictures of the RIDE ON party @ Glaz'Art
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