[2010] Amsterdam Slalom Series, September 3-4,5 (MAIN)

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[2010] Amsterdam Slalom Series, September 3-4,5 (MAIN)

Post by Flavio Badenes » Thu Jun 17, 2010 7:25 am

Our fourth edition.

Three days of fun, high performance skateboarding and good vibes in the city that has it all.

Don't miss the incrediable Saturday Night Race, a tunnel of light through the darkness.

Three unforgetable meals by The Taco Shop.

Free drinks by Red Bull.

Lots of prizes and yes some money too.


More info coming soon.


TOT ZIENS!!!

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Post by Flavio Badenes » Fri Jun 18, 2010 4:52 pm

Useful information regarding the Amsterdam 2010 contest.


Location:

Sportpark Sloten
Sloterweg 1045
1066 CD Amsterdam

Navigation system:

type: Sloterweg, Amsterdam

How to get there:

Public transport:

* Bus 145 stops in from of the entrance to the sport park.

* Tramline 2 departs from Central Station. Get out at stop: Kasterleepark. From the Belgiëplein is it is just a 10 minut walk to Sportpark Sloten (cross Belgiëplein go down Anderlechtlaan and go right on the round about.

* Bus 19 from station Sloterdijk or Station Lelylaan. Get out at Laan van Vlaanderen (stop Hageland). From the Laan van Vlaanderen is about a 10 minute walk to Sportpark Sloten (Go left at the Anderlechtlaan and go right at the roundabout ).

* From Schiphol take bus 192 or 197 get out at Sloten. From there walk down Sloterweg for about 10 minutes.



Car:

Please go to www.viamichelin.com select your address as departure point and the following as destination address:

Sloterweg 1045
1066 CD Amsterdam

the contest side is really neear the exit: Sloten in the A4


Staying:

Free camping site at contest site. You can camp from the evening of September 3rd.

Hotels Amsterdam:

low-budget:

http://www.flyingpig.nl/

Located in front of the Vondel park, from this very good Hostel you can reach the contest site with TRAM 2 going towards Nieuwe Sloten


http://www.hostel-meetingpoint.nl/index2.htm

this one is located right in the center of the city, short walk distance from the all the attractions in the city. 20 minutes away from the contest location with TRAM 2.


Hotels near the contest site:

http://www.mercure.com/gb/hotel-1315-me ... ndex.shtml

you can skate from this hotel to the contest side.


http://www.nieuwslotania.nl/

and from this one too


We start on Friday morning at 10 AM. On Saturday and on Sunday start time will be 9:30 AM

You will be able to pre-register from July 1st 2010.

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Re: Amsterdam Slalom Series 2010 September 3,4,5 (MAIN)

Post by Thomas Rustemeier » Wed Jun 23, 2010 7:43 am

Flavio Badenes wrote:Our fourth edition.

Three days of fun, high performance skateboarding and good vibes in the city that has it all.

Don't miss the incrediable Saturday Night Race, a tunnel of light through the darkness.

Three unforgetable meals by The Taco Shop.

Free drinks by Red Bull.

Lots of prizes and yes some money too.


More info coming soon.


TOT ZIENS!!!
Hi everybody,
i´m looking forward to this event!!!That´ll be fun!
Best regards from Cologne
Thomas

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Post by Flavio Badenes » Fri Jul 16, 2010 7:28 pm

Friday September 3rd starting at 10 AM:

Straight parallel:

QUALIFYING and FINALS

OPEN
WOMEN
JUNIORS




Saturday September 4th starting at 10 AM:

Tight Slalom:

QUALIFYING and FINALS

OPEN
WOMEN
JUNIORS


Sunday September 5th starting at 10 AM:

Hybrid Slalom:

QUALIFYING and FINALS


OPEN
WOMEN
JUNIORS


Registration fees:

OPEN CLASS 60 Euros

Juniors and Women 30 Euros

Three meals (yes you will get full Mexican food meals 3 days in a row)

FREE CAMPING as usual, including showers and toilets.

for a description of the types of races please refer to page 6 of the ISSA rules booklet.

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Post by Flavio Badenes » Fri Jul 16, 2010 7:31 pm

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Post by Flavio Badenes » Fri Jul 16, 2010 7:37 pm

Check us out on Facebook:

Please copy and paste the link below to your browser address window:

http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/gro ... 3645265278

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Post by Donald Campbell » Sat Jul 17, 2010 11:58 am

you will get a nice group of germans to visit your race flavio!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Post by Flavio Badenes » Sun Jul 18, 2010 2:33 pm

Good to hear that Donald!!!!

I also forgot to mention that we decided to go *** Dutch*** and the

Dutch Open Slalom Championship

is born.

So the Amsterdam Series will be the the Dutch Open.

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Post by Flavio Badenes » Sun Aug 08, 2010 3:09 pm

Signing up for the Amsterdam Series will be done on site on the Friday prior to the contest.

I hope to see you all here.

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Post by Jack Smith » Sun Aug 08, 2010 6:19 pm

Hey Flavio, I posted info about your race on The Skateboarder's Journal.

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Post by Flavio Badenes » Sun Aug 08, 2010 7:06 pm

Thanks a lot Jack!!

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Post by Marcus Seyffarth » Fri Aug 13, 2010 9:46 pm

is there a sign up?
whats the time schedule apart from that it starts at 10 every day?
would be fun to go, but I need more info to decide. Thanks.

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Post by Flavio Badenes » Sat Aug 14, 2010 8:35 am

Marcus Seyffarth wrote:is there a sign up?
whats the time schedule apart from that it starts at 10 every day?
would be fun to go, but I need more info to decide. Thanks.

Hi Marcus,



No there isn't a sign up. Sign up will be done on the Friday morning.

I will post a definitive schedule this afternoon. I am off to skate now. By the end of this afternoon all the last information will be posted here and here:

http://www.facebook.com/#!/group.php?gi ... 3645265278

Thank you.

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Post by Flavio Badenes » Sat Aug 14, 2010 2:15 pm

The final schedule for Amsterdam is the following:


Friday 03.09.2010

08:00 – 09:30 – registration

9:45 – riders meeting

DUAL HYBRID SLALOM

Course :
Cone distance 2 to 3 mts.
50 cones
Pitch: 8%

10:00 – training
10:30 – qualifications (open men and women)
11:30 – head to head (top 16 men and top women)
13:30 – end of race

STRAIGHT PARALLEL SLALOM

Course :
Cone distance 1.80 mts.
50 cones
Pitch: 8%

14:00 – training
14:30 – qualifications (open men and women)


Saturday 04.09.2010

STRAIGHT PARALLEL SLALOM

08:30 – 9:25 – training
09:30 – head to head (top 16)
11:30 – end of race


Afternoon OFF. Bicycle race on the track.

20:00 Party at Panama in Amsterdam

Sunday 05.09.2010

TIGHT SLALOM

Course :
Cone distance 1,40 to 1,80 mts.
60 cones
Pitch Start: 5 % End: 1%


10:00 – training
10:30 – qualifications (open men and women)
12:00 – head to head (top 16 men and top women)
14:00 – end of race
14:30 – Juniors race
15:45 – Prize ceremony

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Post by Flavio Badenes » Fri Aug 27, 2010 10:39 am

So far I have a minimum of 1000,00 Euros to share among the first 8 OVERALL winners. That amount will increase depending on the total number of competitors.

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Post by Ernst-Jan de Boom » Fri Aug 27, 2010 11:36 pm

It seems like even the weather is going to be fine! So if your looking for some great slalom action on a beautiful surface......join us at the Amsterdam Slalom Series!

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Post by Flavio Badenes » Sat Aug 28, 2010 12:21 pm

The final schedule was not that final after all!!!!
So for the sake of making the event more attractive to the public and more challenging to the riders, I present you a few changes:




Friday 03.09.2010

08:00 – 09:30 – registration

9:45 – riders meeting and opening



GIANT SPECIAL:

Course:
Cone distance 1,40 to 2,10 mts. A mix of GS and SPECIAL course, meant to burn your legs. A really fun course.
70 cones
Pitch: 10% to 1%

10:00: training GS (Giant Special) 2 runs per rider.

10:30: Race, 3 runs per rider best time wins.

TIGHT SLALOM

Course:
Cone distance 1,40 to 1.80 mts.
50 cones
Pitch: 8%

14:00 – training
14:30 – qualifications (open men and women)


Saturday 04.09.2010

TIGHT SLALOM

08:30 – 9:25 – training
09:30 – head to head (top 16)
11:30 – end of race


Afternoon OFF. Bicycle race on the track.

We will go to the Marnix bowl fro VERT SKATEBOARDING, bring your boards.

20:00 Party at Panama in Amsterdam



Sunday 05.09.2010


DUAL HYBRID SLALOM

Course:
Cone distance 2 to 3 mts.
50 cones
Pitch: 8%

10:00 – training
10:30 – qualifications (open men and women)
12:30 – head to head (top 16 men and top women)
14:00 – end of race
14:30 – Juniors race
15:45 – Prize ceremony


Like explained before:

Registration fees are:
MEN: 60 euros
Women: 30 euros
Juniors: 15 euros

For each one of the first three places of each slalom modality: Goody bags (NICES ONES) plus a diploma.

For the first three places OVERALL from each category: Trophies with the competition logo and money. (So far 1.000 Euros to be shared.)

TWO full meals, Friday and Sunday. Mexican food provided by The Taco Shop.

Free camping site, real toilets, showers, storage rooms etc.

T-shirt

Free Red Bull and water

Plus
OUR HOSPITALITY and everything else Amsterdam has to offer.


I am doing my best to finish EVERYTHING at latest 5 PM; the airport is a mere 15-minute drive from the competition site.

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Post by Antonio Saluena » Mon Aug 30, 2010 11:45 am

Do you really mean 1.40 meters in the Giant? sounds pretty tight...

looking forward to see everybody again

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Post by Ernst-Jan de Boom » Mon Aug 30, 2010 3:31 pm

Antonio Saluena wrote:Do you really mean 1.40 meters in the Giant? sounds pretty tight...

looking forward to see everybody again
Yes Antonio its gonna be a mix between Giant and Special. Like Flavio alreaddy said....it's gonna burn your legs!

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Post by Rob Ashby » Mon Aug 30, 2010 4:48 pm

Whatever the weather whatever the courses the Brits will be there - Paul Price, Sam Gordon, Ella Rogerro, myself and possible 1 or 2 others!

Looking forward to it - flying in on Thursday night. See you then.

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Post by Flavio Badenes » Mon Aug 30, 2010 5:41 pm

@Antonio: It is not a Giant slalom it is a Giant SPECIAL. You will like it the course will go from a sort of Giant into a tight course, with the cone distance getting tighter and tighter. Very demanding and fun.

@Rob: Great news looking forward to seeing you all here!!



Tot ziens!
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Post by Jani Soderhall » Mon Aug 30, 2010 6:41 pm

Have fun everyone! Wishing you all a great contest!

/Jani

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Post by Flavio Badenes » Mon Aug 30, 2010 8:01 pm

@Jani: Thank you and thanks a lot for the goodies. Nice going, Muito obrigado!!! Jani :-)



@Everybody else: ALL course will be set up by three rides: A Dutch rider and then 2 foreign riders we are going to choose on the day of competition.

TOT VRIJDAG!!!

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Post by Flavio Badenes » Tue Aug 31, 2010 12:52 pm

Friday afternoon Het Parool, one off the biggest newspapers in Holland, will interview the riders.

We also have a Vidcast on the evening of each day of the competition IN ENGLISH of course.
You can watch what happened on that day.

TV stations will also come by to film de event and show it in the news.


The weather forecast is very good indeed.


more info later on today......

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Post by Flavio Badenes » Tue Aug 31, 2010 4:17 pm

Perfect skateboarding weather is expected this weekend in Amsterdam.



SUNNY Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Temperature around 20 degrees and no wind!!

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Post by Flavio Badenes » Tue Aug 31, 2010 4:57 pm

You can check the local weather here:

http://www.nu.nl/weer/index.html

just keep in mind that VR= Friday and Neerslagkans = chance of rain (%)

the rest will work itself out....try it..... :-)

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Post by Paul Price » Wed Sep 01, 2010 5:23 pm

All the Brits arrive Thursday night - staying in a hotel near Central Station - so where is a good place for a drink?

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Post by Flavio Badenes » Wed Sep 01, 2010 7:36 pm

Paul Price wrote:All the Brits arrive Thursday night - staying in a hotel near Central Station - so where is a good place for a drink?
There are many. Maybe the best option is to head to The Dam and to the pub right next door to the De Bijenkorf (the big department store)....I forgot how it is called, but I will ask. It is a big place, difficult to miss. Rob has my number, call once you guys are here. See you tomorrow! Ernst, Jeroen, Bart and Cyril will also join.

Have a safe trip!!!!!!!!

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Post by Flavio Badenes » Sat Sep 04, 2010 3:43 pm

Just a quick update:
Results

Giant Special:

1- Dominik
2- Mika
3- Fabian

Tight:

1-Dominik
2-Fabian
3-Mika

Women:

Giant Special and Tight:

1- Katrin
2- Ella
3- Iris

Great weather and even better atmosphere.

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Post by Bart Brunninkhuis » Sun Sep 05, 2010 10:05 pm

overall results men:
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overall results women:
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furthermore we have:

Special 'Giant' Qualifications
Special 'Giant' Eliminations

Tight Men Qualifications
Tight Men Eliminations
Tight Women Qualifications
Tight Women Finals

Hybrid Men Qualifications
Hybrid Men Eliminations

Hybrid Women Qualifications
The Excel sheet for the hybrid women finals is corrupted (???), but the end result is this:
1. Kathrin
2. Ella
3. Iris
4. Debbie

Kids slalom

that´s all folks!

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Post by Robert Gaisek » Mon Sep 06, 2010 9:37 am

Congrats to all racers.......but a Bigger one for 3 Swedes in top 4! Pretty amazing!!!
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Post by Donald Campbell » Mon Sep 06, 2010 1:20 pm

instead of congratulating the racers i want to say thank you for the contest and taking care of the dutch racing scene to the whole amsterdam crew!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Post by Flavio Badenes » Mon Sep 06, 2010 3:49 pm

Now, once more, we have done it again. It is not easy, but we love doing it.

Thank you to all the racers that came by, for their amazing display of technique and for their support and patience.

Congratulations to all the winners!!

Thank you to the City of Amsterdam for making this possible.

Thank you to all the sponsors

And my especial *****THANK YOU**** to my good friends of the Dutch Crew, a bunch of dedicated slalom skaters that do their best to put this contest together. I don't need to mention your names, you know who you are.

There are quite a few pictures published on Facebook, take your time to have a look at them.

Bo Scradijn, Milo and Mella. You are the future, I loved every single moment of you guys racing. That is for me much more important then all the skateboarding contests I took part in my life since 1974. Keep on skating little dudes!!!!!!

We will be on tv this evening, AT 5 on 7:30, I will see if I can record it and post it.

Tot 2011.

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Post by Sj Kalliokoski » Mon Sep 06, 2010 8:24 pm

Very nice film of race, saw it via web stream: http://www.at5.nl/live
Hope they repeat it again today later at 20.46 and 21.46
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Post by Flavio Badenes » Mon Sep 06, 2010 8:58 pm

Sj Kalliokoski wrote:Very nice film of race, saw it via web stream: http://www.at5.nl/live
Hope they repeat it again today later at 20.46 and 21.46
I recorded it on the digital receiver, now I am exporting it to movie format and then I will upload it to Youtube. It should be on line soon.

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Post by Flavio Badenes » Mon Sep 06, 2010 9:34 pm

Amsterdam Slalom Series 2010 on TV:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J4hdxIs05HM

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Post by Dominik Kowalski » Mon Sep 06, 2010 10:41 pm

Nice Vid! Thanks Dutch Crew for the race! We all had a good time;)

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Post by Jani Soderhall » Tue Sep 07, 2010 12:36 pm

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Post by Cyril Schardijn » Tue Sep 07, 2010 1:18 pm

This picture should be here aswell.
Bo, Dutch Champion Kids.

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the proud father.....;-)
I'd rather spend my time between

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Post by Flavio Badenes » Tue Sep 14, 2010 10:28 am

Watch here the VidCast John Deurholt (www.iboardcast.com)

http://www.iskateboard.nl/

vidcast 109

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Post by Flavio Badenes » Wed Sep 22, 2010 12:43 pm

I was just informed that our event's vidcast was downloaded more that 5500 times!!
to that you can add the the AT5 slalom program was aired 4 times a day, for a period of 5 days.

Thanks John!! www.iskateboard.nl and
Toen from AT5!!!!

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Post by Kloyd Niel » Wed Oct 13, 2010 3:30 am

HEllo Guys,

We have crafted a community-oriented culture based on teamwork, open communication and gathering feedback. We know our people are our greatest asset, so we focus on the personal relationships we form within our teams and the collaborative nature of how we work throughout the organization.

Thanks



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