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by Chris Barker
Thu Mar 31, 2011 4:35 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: [2011] Texas Sizzler, Houston, March 26-27 [MAIN]
Replies: 56
Views: 39923

Thank you Texas Outlaws and all who help support their race this year. You are one of the few remaining groups that are still putting on a big race. I know you are all tired, but wanted to let you know how much DP & I enjoyed the event. Keep your stoke! That hill is epic! It's really hard to find so...
by Chris Barker
Sun Feb 27, 2011 9:15 pm
Forum: Timing System
Topic: My New F1 style starter
Replies: 31
Views: 17200

Hi Michael, So where would you propose this light tree be located relative to the ramps? Personally, I find myself staring at the first cone or if on a BAR, I am staring at the bottom of the transition where the ramp meets the road. It seems that if the lighting tree were centered between the ramps,...
by Chris Barker
Sun Feb 27, 2011 5:57 am
Forum: Timing System
Topic: Trackmate 6.8 - bad sensor message
Replies: 7
Views: 3239

On my new track mate 6.8 it keeps say bad sensor. Why the system is completely new. Any ideas. Your Amigo Eddy Texas Outlaws Which "sensor" mode are you in? I think when you first turn it on it will tell you if you are in "tapeswitch" or "infared" mode. tapeswitches operate in "normally open" mode ...
by Chris Barker
Mon Feb 21, 2011 10:26 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: [2011] Texas Sizzler, Houston, March 26-27 [MAIN]
Replies: 56
Views: 39923

So what can you tell us about the Slalom-Cross? Will we be pushing each other into the guard rails?
by Chris Barker
Mon Feb 21, 2011 7:45 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: [2011] Texas Sizzler, Houston, March 26-27 [MAIN]
Replies: 56
Views: 39923

Jani Soderhall wrote:Dominik is currently second in the four year ranking just slightly behind George Pappas. Is Pappas going? Will Dom take over at the start of the 2011 season?
/Jani
Seems like both of them should be worried more about JoeMac and WonderBoy...
by Chris Barker
Tue Aug 03, 2010 8:37 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: RIP Slalom Innovator Howard Gordon
Replies: 9
Views: 5439

Wow! I will miss Howard. What a brilliant gentleman. I met him through skateboarding, but will always remember some of the long technical conversations we shared after the races were over. What a tremendous loss for his family and friends.
by Chris Barker
Sun Aug 01, 2010 12:31 am
Forum: 2010 World Championships - Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
Topic: TIGHT slalom
Replies: 26
Views: 12708

Jonathan Harms wrote:Wouldn't be surprised to see his brother Kyle doing the same in the Juniors as well. Chongo!
Casey texted me and said the Kangaroo took 1st in GS and 2nd in TS...
by Chris Barker
Tue Jul 20, 2010 6:25 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: [2010] US Nationals Colorado
Replies: 22
Views: 13736

Fluitt is probably still recovering from a long, hot weekend and trying to catch up at his real job. If we would have ran conventional single-elimination bracket, Dan or Gary would have posted up the results same day or same weekend. In order to run the double-elimination, we used a combination of b...
by Chris Barker
Tue Jun 15, 2010 6:38 pm
Forum: ISSA - Old topics
Topic: [2010] World Ranking, Dues, Membership And Race Sanctions
Replies: 24
Views: 10873

Where is the money going and will there be something posted that shows what it was used for?
by Chris Barker
Sun Jan 03, 2010 2:13 am
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: Pro class - getting more racers in
Replies: 46
Views: 25819

I wondered how long it would take to make it about me instead of the issue. Nine hours. Wrong again! My post was not "about you". It was about your proposed solution (from a person in ISSA power) to eliminate the Pro class. Sure there is some commentary directed your way, but it is no way just abou...
by Chris Barker
Sun Jan 03, 2010 1:14 am
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: Pro class - getting more racers in
Replies: 46
Views: 25819

The answer is ELIMINATING the "pro" class. We have no "pros." We have a few skaters racing for beer money and some free equipment from their sponsors. Every once in a while a skater gets someone to pay for a plane ticket. Sorry, that ain't pro, I don't care how you argue otherwise. We need "A", "B"...
by Chris Barker
Tue Dec 22, 2009 5:48 pm
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: There will now be a slalom world ranking for 2009!
Replies: 6
Views: 4755

The amazing thing pulling this together is that the contest calendar is growing every day. /Jani That's interesting. Perhaps that is the European trend? The US/Canada has not even had a full slate of Mains for the last 2 years. Essentially we have thrown away a main each year and almost any race ca...
by Chris Barker
Tue Apr 28, 2009 5:30 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: THE VENUE IS QUEERED
Replies: 27
Views: 11847

Kidz Rule... Even the Germans love stickers... No brats, just polite little munchkins...

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by Chris Barker
Thu Mar 26, 2009 10:12 pm
Forum: 2009 World Championships - Hood River, OR
Topic: Official sign-up and info for 2009 World Championships
Replies: 20
Views: 9774

Re: Some changes due to overwhelming demand....

The organizers of the 2009 World Championships have decided to add a separate MASTERS class. Last year I might have raced Masters if I knew ahead of time that there was a nice money purse. Seems like both Masters and Women had 1/2 the Pro purse. I don't believe the Masters purse was announced befor...
by Chris Barker
Thu Mar 26, 2009 10:06 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: THE VENUE IS QUEERED
Replies: 27
Views: 11847

Re: THE VENUE IS QUEERED

There were dozens of mouthy children all over the road, especially when the race and practices were going on. Joyce, what kind of spectators do you prefer at races? Kids are cool all over the world! The spectators in Hannover, especially the children, were fantastic. For the GS, I got a rush every ...
by Chris Barker
Fri Jan 30, 2009 12:39 am
Forum: ISSA - Old topics
Topic: 2009 Board Of Directors Election Results
Replies: 21
Views: 20517

Who are the North American Contest Coordinators for 2009? Maybe I missed that info posted somewhere, but I wasn't able to easily find it...
by Chris Barker
Fri Oct 17, 2008 6:05 am
Forum: Colorado
Topic: Raymondo in Colorado
Replies: 3
Views: 4158

Rick Floyd wrote:Loveland at least should be open by then!
Loveland and A-Basin opened Wednesday...
by Chris Barker
Fri Sep 19, 2008 1:10 am
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: 2009 Rules Update - Random beep
Replies: 22
Views: 12267

Since the owner of Trackmate does not supply the various versions of his FW for downloading, should I set up a site here on the ISSA web so that everyone can download whichever version they desire? Excellent, now if you could get the 6.3 firmware updated to fix the 64K bug for times over 64K millis...
by Chris Barker
Thu Sep 18, 2008 5:43 pm
Forum: Timing System
Topic: ExcelMate your new friend?
Replies: 172
Views: 106176

By the way you may have the same rules in quals and elims that way but you can't have the same beep pattern with the new Trackmate, which probably makes it even more confusing for racers. I disagree. If you get the latest Trackmate hardware, load firmware revision 6.3 onto it. Now it communicates w...
by Chris Barker
Thu Sep 18, 2008 5:22 pm
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: 2009 Rules Update - Random beep
Replies: 22
Views: 12267

Re: 2009 Rules Update - Random beep

But, if you haven't tried the new mode yet, give it a try. I can assure you that everyone I've talked to is really pleased with the new random beep. /Jani One problem is that you can't just "give it a try"... You have to upgrade the firmware in your trackmate clock and once that is done, there is N...
by Chris Barker
Wed Sep 17, 2008 10:00 pm
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: 2009 Rules Update - Random beep
Replies: 22
Views: 12267

In the latest HW+firmware, is there a way to switch between random beeps and cadence beeps? With the latest HW+firmware in mode 1 (single lane/qualifications, independant tapeswitch activated times) = standard cadence 4 beeps. In mode 0 (dual eliminations, common 4th beep activated time start) = ra...
by Chris Barker
Tue Sep 16, 2008 7:42 pm
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: 2009 Rules Update - Random beep
Replies: 22
Views: 12267

Re: 2009 Rules Update - Random beep

The old "normal" method is the "other" mode, so yes you can run both. /Jani If you upgrade your firmware then you can no longer use the "normal" method. It would be nice if there were a way to toggle this function without having to reprogram the firmware. I agree, that's what I originally asked for...
by Chris Barker
Mon Sep 15, 2008 7:12 pm
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: 2009 Rules Update - Random beep
Replies: 22
Views: 12267

Re: 2009 Rules Update - Random beep

I suggest we make the new TrackMate with random beep start the only accepted method in finals. (and we no longer need the false start early start calculation in 6.1). The old system of four regular beeps, should be designated the normal method. /Jani If you upgrade your firmware then you can no lon...
by Chris Barker
Fri May 16, 2008 7:03 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: European Championships, Amsterdam, Aug 16-17 2008 [MAIN]
Replies: 176
Views: 80199

Martin Drayton wrote:In Amsterdam drug testing means doing a Tour of the 'Coffee Shops' then staggering home to make notes ;)
After the "coffee" tour comes the Bananan Bar, then you walk around in circles until you find "home"...
by Chris Barker
Mon Apr 28, 2008 9:58 pm
Forum: Media Resources
Topic: 77 ' CATALINA CLASSIC TV FOOTAGE ?
Replies: 8
Views: 6359

I have the WW of Sports ESPN Classic version recorded on my Dish DVR. I was intending to get it off there and send Terry Brown-Benko a copy of it. How young was Jim Lampley in '77? There is a nice interview with Jamie Hart, asking him about his briefcase selection of wheels.
by Chris Barker
Tue Apr 01, 2008 7:02 pm
Forum: G.O.G. Trucks
Topic: New GOG Trucks
Replies: 19
Views: 16785

Pavel/GOG Podium Shot...

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by Chris Barker
Sat Feb 02, 2008 10:43 pm
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: 2008 US Nationals Proposed Racing Format
Replies: 65
Views: 44856

Wesley Tucker wrote:I'll concede this, however, Art. As Jack said there are going to be at least three races this Spring (California, Colorado, North Carolina) using this elimination format.
What race in Colorado would that be???
by Chris Barker
Fri Feb 01, 2008 7:43 pm
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: 2008 US Nationals Proposed Racing Format
Replies: 65
Views: 44856

In my opinion, the biggest issue with the proposal is not running both lanes and giving lane choice to one of the racers. Seldom is the racing surface without any crown. Seldom are the actual surfaces equal on both lanes. There are factors like grease, holes, surface/erosion inconsistencies, shading...
by Chris Barker
Tue Aug 28, 2007 9:30 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: 2007 Seismic US Nationals - Aug 23-26, Longmont, ColoRADo
Replies: 10
Views: 12199

2007 Seismic US Nationals Overall Pro ===================== 1. Jason Mitchell 2. George Pappas 3. Mike Cividino 4. Chris Barker 5. Richy Carrasco 6. David Pirnack 7. Gary Fluitt 8. Dominik Kowalski 9. Jonathan Harms 10. Brent Kosick 11. Greg Fadell 12. Adam Schwippert 13. Keith Hollien 14. Chris Bar...
by Chris Barker
Tue Aug 14, 2007 2:47 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: 2007 Seismic US Nationals - Aug 23-26, Longmont, ColoRADo
Replies: 10
Views: 12199

http://coloradoslalom.org/usnationals/USN-Logo-Final-Web-Small.jpg Things are crazy in cbark's casa right now, but I wanted to make sure to thank all of the supporters of the 2007 Seismic US Nationals. Without their financial and product support this race would not be possible. Our Title Sponsor Da...
by Chris Barker
Wed Aug 08, 2007 7:37 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: 2007 Seismic US Nationals - Aug 23-26, Longmont, ColoRADo
Replies: 10
Views: 12199

- Today is the deadline for PayPal. No entry fees will be accepted on race day without prior arrangement. - Please go to the <a href="http://www.ncdsa.com/contest_registration.asp?ContestID=287">Contest Calendar</a> for the individual PayPal links. <a href="http://coloradoslalom.org/usnationals/Regi...
by Chris Barker
Sun Aug 05, 2007 8:26 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: 2007 Seismic US Nationals - Aug 23-26, Longmont, ColoRADo
Replies: 10
Views: 12199

Updates: Seismic US Nationals in Longmont, 8/23-8/26: - Deadline for PayPal has been extended to Wednesday August 8th. No entry fees will be accepted on race day without prior arrangement. Go to the <a href="http://www.ncdsa.com/contest_registration.asp?ContestID=287">Contest Calendar</a> for the in...
by Chris Barker
Sat Aug 04, 2007 7:37 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: girls from riga
Replies: 9
Views: 7414

Dominik Kowalski wrote:hmmm...but that one chick with the coke is actually kinda nice......

GWARRRRAAAARRRHHHHAAAAHAAAAHAAAAA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
There's not enough Pushkin in Poland to make me think that way...
by Chris Barker
Sat Aug 04, 2007 7:27 am
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: SPSR- 1. SLALOM COURSE
Replies: 45
Views: 33048

I understand what your saying Claude I just don't agree. What makes starting from a ramp any different as far as starting a race then pushing from a set place. I can't see that it would detract in any way, it is just different. I appreciate the process. What makes the difference??? The MONGO factor...
by Chris Barker
Sat Jul 28, 2007 1:32 am
Forum: 2009 Contest Calendar
Topic: 2007 - 2008 Race scheduling
Replies: 35
Views: 16596

Re: Equinox at Peck Park

Hey all, Equinox Race at Peck Park Requesting Basic sanction (Emailed to Pat & Corky) Format: Tight Slalom Location: Peck Park, San Pedro, Los Angeles, California, USA Date/Time: 23 September 2007, 2pm Contact: Steve Collins, southswell(AT)cox(DOT)net Signup: http://www.ncdsa.com/contest_registrati...
by Chris Barker
Sat Jul 28, 2007 1:28 am
Forum: 2009 Contest Calendar
Topic: 2007 - 2008 Race scheduling
Replies: 35
Views: 16596

Sanction 2007-039 Latvia Open Championships Sanction: PRIME Sanction Application: http://www.slalomskateboarder.com/ISSA/2007-Contest-Sanctions/EUROPE-Latvia-Riga-SEP16.pdf Format: Special, Tight Date: SEP 16 Location: Riga, LAT Contact: Gints Gailitis gintsgg@ml.lv Latvian Skateboard federation Ad...
by Chris Barker
Sat Jul 28, 2007 1:23 am
Forum: 2009 Contest Calendar
Topic: 2007 - 2008 Race scheduling
Replies: 35
Views: 16596

Re: Huntington Outlaw Summer series: Aug 25th

Pat Chewning wrote:Sanction # 2007-037
Huntington Outlaw Summer Series #2
August 25 2007
Charleston WV USA
Leonard Poage

http://www.slalomskateboarder.com/ISSA/ ... -AUG25.pdf

STATUS: granted BASIC status
Added To Calendar...
by Chris Barker
Sat Jul 28, 2007 1:19 am
Forum: 2009 Contest Calendar
Topic: 2007 - 2008 Race scheduling
Replies: 35
Views: 16596

Re: 26 Jul 2007 20:34 San Diego Open -- MAIN STATUS -- Oct

Sanction # 2007-040 San Diego Open 20-21 October San Diego, California, USA Tiger Williams, enicsurf@hotmail.com (tel) 858 220 Kevin Dunne, kdunne@cox.net (tel) 760 277 8570 http://www.slalomskateboarder.com/ISSA/2007-Contest-Sanctions/USA-CA-San_Diego-OCT19.pdf STATUS: MAIN Calendar Updated... Viv...
by Chris Barker
Tue Jul 24, 2007 8:12 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: 2007 Seismic US Nationals - Aug 23-26, Longmont, ColoRADo
Replies: 10
Views: 12199

Updates: Seismic US Nationals in Longmont, 8/23-8/26: - Deadline for PayPal is Monday August 6th. No entry fees will be accepted on race day without prior arrangement. Go to the <a href="http://www.ncdsa.com/contest_registration.asp?ContestID=287">Contest Calendar</a> for the individual PayPal links...
by Chris Barker
Tue Jul 24, 2007 8:12 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: 2007 Seismic US Nationals - Aug 23-26, Longmont, ColoRADo
Replies: 10
Views: 12199

Lodging News: Seismic US Nationals in Longmont, 8/23-8/26: The Awards Party will be Sunday Night. We suggest you travel back Monday 8/27 if possible. - Lodging: Contact <a href="http://www.radisson.com/longmontco">The Longmont Radisson</a> - Double-Occupancy plus sofa pullout for $79 a night - Call ...
by Chris Barker
Tue Jul 03, 2007 11:09 pm
Forum: Pavel
Topic: WOOD DECKS FOR MAY
Replies: 46
Views: 39944

Re: ?????

Pelle Gustafsson wrote:i tryed a new pavel board in paris,like pauls "rocka" but a little bit thiner in the mid... where is that board???
Pelle - That was one of my proto "Jet" models. Should be finalized soon, but Donald knows the details.
by Chris Barker
Thu Jun 21, 2007 8:33 pm
Forum: 2009 Contest Calendar
Topic: 2007 - 2008 Race scheduling
Replies: 35
Views: 16596

Hans Koraeus wrote:Sanction # 2007-036
Canberra Head-to-Head (Conehead Cup Race 3)
July 1 2007
Canberra Australia

Haggy Strom

http://www.slalomskateboarder.com/ISSA/ ... a-JUL1.doc

STATUS: granted BASIC status
Calendar Updated...
by Chris Barker
Thu Jun 21, 2007 8:33 pm
Forum: 2009 Contest Calendar
Topic: 2007 - 2008 Race scheduling
Replies: 35
Views: 16596

Re: Huntington Outlaw Summer Series Inaugural

Huntington Outlaw Summer Series Inaugural Race Sanction 2007-035 Lenny Poage Sanction: BASIC Sanction Application: http://www.slalomskateboarder.com/ISSA/2007-Contest-Sanctions/USA-WV-15JUL.pdf Format: Dual Hybrid Date: July 15 Location: Huntington, WV, USA Contact: thepoages@verizon.net Signup: ht...
by Chris Barker
Mon Jun 11, 2007 5:35 am
Forum: 2009 Contest Calendar
Topic: 2007 - 2008 Race scheduling
Replies: 35
Views: 16596

The MuscaRIDE Fest Date: JUN 30 Sanction: PRIME Sanction Application: http://www.slalomskateboarder.com/ISSA/2007-Contest-Sanctions/EUROPE-France-Nantes-JUN30.pdf Format: Dual Tight, Dual Special Location: Nantes, FRA Contact: Rolandeau David Signup: http://assoride.free.fr Calendar Updated...
by Chris Barker
Mon Jun 11, 2007 5:35 am
Forum: 2009 Contest Calendar
Topic: 2007 - 2008 Race scheduling
Replies: 35
Views: 16596

Re: THE FARM 07 -- AUG 10th 2007 -- Bristol, CT, USA -- P

Sanction 2007-033 Joe Iacovelli Sanction: PRIME Sanction Application: http://www.slalomskateboarder.com/ISSA/2007-Contest-Sanctions/USA-CT-THE_FARM-AUG10.pdf Format: Dual Hybrid, GS (Plus vintage race) Date: AUG 10-11 Location: Bristol, CT, USA Contact: Joe Iacovelli iaco@comcast.net Signup: http:/...
by Chris Barker
Mon Jun 11, 2007 5:34 am
Forum: 2009 Contest Calendar
Topic: 2007 - 2008 Race scheduling
Replies: 35
Views: 16596

Re: South Hills Slalom Skate & Boardercross

South Hills Slalom Skate & Boardercross Sanction: Basic Sanction Application: http://www.slalomskateboarder.com/ISSA/2007-Contest-Sanctions/USA-WV-16JUN.pdf Format: Tight Slalom, Hybrid Slalom (Plus Boardercross, slide contest, Ollie, kickflip..etc) Date: June 16 Location: Charleston, WV Contact: M...
by Chris Barker
Fri May 18, 2007 9:55 pm
Forum: 2009 Contest Calendar
Topic: 2007 - 2008 Race scheduling
Replies: 35
Views: 16596

Calendar Updated...

Signup for 2007 World Championships is on Silverfish:

http://www.silverfishlongboarding.com/f ... info&e=261
by Chris Barker
Fri May 18, 2007 9:00 pm
Forum: 2009 Contest Calendar
Topic: 2007 - 2008 Race scheduling
Replies: 35
Views: 16596

Outlaw Race in Jersey! Sanction Application: http://www.slalomskateboarder.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?t=4974 Format: hybrid, GS/DH Location: Campgaw Ski Area Date/Time: Sunday, June 3rd, 11:00 Contact: Fatboy - longboardsbyfatboy@hotmail.com Signup: http://www.ncdsa.com/contest_registration.asp?Contes...
by Chris Barker
Fri May 18, 2007 8:24 pm
Forum: 2009 Contest Calendar
Topic: 2007 - 2008 Race scheduling
Replies: 35
Views: 16596

Signup for the 2007 Colorado Cup Solstice Jam is now linked to the calendar:

http://www.ncdsa.com/contest_registrati ... testID=317
by Chris Barker
Wed May 16, 2007 8:10 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2007] Paris Slalom World Cup 2007, May 26-28, 2007
Replies: 276
Views: 234754

What happened to the idea of running a dual hybrid instead of single lane GS?