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by Eric Groff
Tue Nov 24, 2009 5:51 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: I'm back!
Replies: 5
Views: 3313

I'm Baaaaaaack.....

Hi! Glad to see slalom still chugging along....... Glad to see this website still up and running as well, I remember when I set the precedent by being the first to sponsor this website when Adam was having a tough time, speaking of, what has ever happened to Sr Trahan...... I may come out of retirem...
by Eric Groff
Sat May 03, 2003 7:57 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: I nominate!! [adam trahan]
Replies: 5
Views: 3835

I nominate me
by Eric Groff
Tue Apr 29, 2003 8:39 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: Trocadero - right slope for TS?
Replies: 56
Views: 37469

Gilmour wrote: "It is one thing to race at home- its another to go to another time zone and race." I raced in 3 different time zones last year, whats your point? My point is the only real competition happens to be in my time zone, you can be a cherry pickin sand bagger and race where you want, I rac...
by Eric Groff
Tue Apr 29, 2003 8:28 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: Trocadero - right slope for TS?
Replies: 56
Views: 37469

Gilless-Let me take the time to point out those that I helped get involved in slalom racing and reinvolved. Chicken Evans Ransom Kimball Peters Olson Hester Hackett to name a few. I do my part, along with being on the hill first and last, I dont remember you ever lifting a thing at any race you have...
by Eric Groff
Tue Apr 29, 2003 5:19 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: The need for a Global contest listing.
Replies: 35
Views: 21363

"What do Eric and Saddam Hussein have in common? Both are full of bluster, illogical rheoteric and neither have any victories to back up their judgemental attitudes. Oh, and neither of them are really Eric Groffs." WES-I won more races before you even stepped on a skateboard then you will win in you...
by Eric Groff
Mon Apr 21, 2003 5:48 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: The need for a Global contest listing.
Replies: 35
Views: 21363

What does WES, Brady and Dave G have in Common?

Excuses not to race!

How pathetic!!
by Eric Groff
Mon Apr 21, 2003 5:45 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: The need for a Global contest listing.
Replies: 35
Views: 21363

Wes-We race monthly in the West, I thought thats what you wanted to do, But no..... you want me to do your hair nails and make-up so you look good, it aint about lookin good pal, its about racin, you can make up any excuse you want to not race, we will race anytime anywhere anyone, unlike yourself!!...
by Eric Groff
Mon Apr 21, 2003 4:28 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: war woes
Replies: 42
Views: 26216

Donald Rumsfeld said it right: "Going into battle without the French is like going deerhunting without your accordian". Who needs 'em!! The 1st thing a French soldier learns in boot camp is how to surrender. Ungrateful Frogs!! My favorite was Sen. McCain's: "France is like the old bar maiden who's s...
by Eric Groff
Mon Apr 21, 2003 4:27 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: war woes
Replies: 42
Views: 26216

What's The Score? The Complete Military History of France - Gaelic Wars - Lost. In a war whose ending foreshadows the next 2000 years of French history, France is conquered by of all things, an Italian. - Hundred Years War - Mostly lost, saved at last by female schizophrenic who inadvertently create...
by Eric Groff
Mon Apr 21, 2003 4:26 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: war woes
Replies: 42
Views: 26216

The other 87% The former Soviet Union was the premier supplier of Iraqi arms. From 1981 to 2001, Russia supplied Iraq with 50 percent of its arms According to a report from SIPRI, from 1981 to 2001, China was the second largest supplier of weapons and arms to Iraq, supplying over 18 percent of Iraq'...
by Eric Groff
Mon Apr 21, 2003 3:28 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: The need for a Global contest listing.
Replies: 35
Views: 21363

"So in so many words, not one race last year or this year had all three of my criteria" Your criteria!, who races for your criteria?, People will come up with all kinds of excuses not to race, I guess this criteria is your excuse not to have to race. Some people use the "My Doctor said so" excuse, S...
by Eric Groff
Sun Apr 20, 2003 6:02 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: war woes
Replies: 42
Views: 26216

Etinnie- Here is some other interesting facts you might enjoy. Facts on Who Benefits From Keeping Saddam Hussein In Power by The Heritage Foundation WebMemo #217 February 28, 2003 France According to the CIA World Factbook, France controls over 22.5 percent of Iraq's imports. French total trade with...
by Eric Groff
Sun Apr 20, 2003 5:27 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: The need for a Global contest listing.
Replies: 35
Views: 21363

WES 1. downtown streets: What is the fascination with downtown streets? we are talking about 40 yr old balding fat guys racing skateboards, there is NO Market for that, Who in their right mind is gonna drop $100.000 to close a major metropolitan street for a weekend to watch old fat bald guys ride s...
by Eric Groff
Sun Apr 20, 2003 4:03 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: Trocadero - right slope for TS?
Replies: 56
Views: 37469

Etinnie-I have left you some info on the OFF TOPIC forum here at Slalomskateboarder
by Eric Groff
Sun Apr 20, 2003 4:00 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: war woes
Replies: 42
Views: 26216

In a recent poll of french citizens, 88% agreed that: America is the reckless bully in the standoff with Saddam Hussein They said America is the aggressor They said America is serving it’s own self interests They said they would not participate in a war of aggression They said they will “sit this on...
by Eric Groff
Sun Apr 20, 2003 1:10 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: The need for a Global contest listing.
Replies: 35
Views: 21363

Wes wrote: "In the meantime though, until that damned check gets here, I can still wax poetically about what I'd like to see in an East Coast race series: downtown streets, fast courses on good surfaces and destinations that have more reason for going there than just a few hours of racing on Saturda...
by Eric Groff
Sun Apr 20, 2003 1:05 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: Trocadero - right slope for TS?
Replies: 56
Views: 37469

etnie-I prefer Sarah Lee Croissants to French Croissants, all of them, the French Croissants are too flaky and dry, why would I bother wasting my money to go to France if I couldn't get a good Croissant? Vlad-Its pretty simple to get participants from 15 different countries to show up at a slalom ra...
by Eric Groff
Sat Apr 19, 2003 7:31 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: Trocadero - right slope for TS?
Replies: 56
Views: 37469

This post was edited because in context it is currently nonsensical and no longer has reference to a previous post. It was the gas tank reference to Etienne's signature that Etienne has since decided to change. Otherwise it would make Arab appear to be argueing with no one. IMHO it is important to k...
by Eric Groff
Sat Apr 19, 2003 8:25 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: The need for a Global contest listing.
Replies: 35
Views: 21363

UR wrote ". One that attacts euros and maybe californians (maybe, but who cares). The point is is that it needs to be and eastern series that takes eastern skaters to the next level without having to travel to california and deal with those style of courses (not that I have anything against it but t...
by Eric Groff
Fri Apr 18, 2003 4:45 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Longboard Slalom
Replies: 10
Views: 4742

66

"Calling an event longboard slalom, with minimum wheelbase requirements, and then setting 6' (or sub 6') centers is a mistake."

I will probably never agree on anything with you but this quote.

I wasnt there, but how stupid it must have looked.
by Eric Groff
Fri Apr 18, 2003 4:40 am
Forum: North America
Topic: "The Farm" race in New York
Replies: 16
Views: 9696

Whats up Tway ?, Was that your timer that we used at Paso Robles? I think of the hundreds of runs that got timed, well maybe abot 100 runs, we only had 3-4 no times.

I liked its simplicity, How much?
by Eric Groff
Fri Apr 18, 2003 4:37 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: "the dark side of the cone"
Replies: 789
Views: 582765

Henry-You suck ya KOOK, you'll never be on SSS.

How is the Herr Vaughnster doin? you know that outside of Olson and Myself you are the only person to own a Herr Vaughnster.

Hope the Clinic goes good, Glad you got 1 pro and 2 open bottom feeders to help out teach.
by Eric Groff
Tue Apr 15, 2003 3:17 am
Forum: New to slalom skateboarding?
Topic: go from Newbie to near pro in 10 weeks in cyber slalom and T
Replies: 32
Views: 23617

"I just hope they don’t deviate from the promised format under the pressure of the majority (the US way to deal with tight/technical courses)."

Vlad Popoff could you explain this?
by Eric Groff
Thu Apr 03, 2003 8:26 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Cone rules
Replies: 9
Views: 4410

Rider A, criddling his own cones into forward cones, what happens? diplaced cone penalty or DQ? I believe he gets a cone penalty as long as he stays the course Rider C's criddled cones into Rider D's course, removing Rider D's forward cones, what happens re-run? DQ? This has 2 answers, as evident by...
by Eric Groff
Fri Mar 28, 2003 8:39 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Equal Points ranking- the benefits.
Replies: 14
Views: 6506

Dan-I believe that is the way it will be for FCR 2003.
by Eric Groff
Mon Mar 24, 2003 8:33 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: My new Job in FL..
Replies: 6
Views: 3344

Cabbage-Congrats, look forward to seeing you in June!
Arab
by Eric Groff
Thu Mar 20, 2003 7:04 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC Discussions
Replies: 59
Views: 32662

Adam-yes I see what you and chris have said, there is a few good racers of years past from Europe, Are you guys putting words in Vlads mouth by makeing these statements?

Because he just mentioned "All Time"
by Eric Groff
Thu Mar 20, 2003 7:01 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC Discussions
Replies: 59
Views: 32662

Chris-I missed where Vlad talked of the fastest euro racers, I thought he said "All Time"? Vlad-did you want to say Euro? Racing in Europe might give you that ooy gooy feeling of racing globally, but it wont give you the competition that you might find in your own back yard. The validity of your res...
by Eric Groff
Thu Mar 20, 2003 10:13 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC Discussions
Replies: 59
Views: 32662

Vlad-I just checked my record books, no mention of either of those guys, I did see names like Piercy, Hester, Skoldberg, Hutson, Ransom, Evans, Olson, Hackett, Logan, Alva to name a few.

If you want to race some fast people, you might want to come west young man, Check the record books!
by Eric Groff
Sun Mar 16, 2003 8:34 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: "the dark side of the cone"
Replies: 789
Views: 582765

Well I just got home from meeting the Howells Rick, Carin, Katie and Sarah along with Henry J at Disneylands "Downtown Disney" ESPN Zone. After losing to my son Nathan in Race cars, Motorcycles and Baseball, All I got to say is I have lost all hope for Henry winning the Frogger game against Sarah! S...
by Eric Groff
Sat Mar 15, 2003 7:22 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: "the dark side of the cone"
Replies: 789
Views: 582765

Henry-I think yer getting to her with breaking the house rules, one piece of advice though, DONT PEE ON THE TOILET SEAT!! Thats rule #1 that you dont want to break. When she wants to play Frogger, tell her your to tired, (you dont want to play on her time or terms). Keep up the good fight my friend!...
by Eric Groff
Sat Mar 15, 2003 3:48 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: ABC Points Ranking Details
Replies: 10
Views: 4306

well said george
by Eric Groff
Sat Mar 15, 2003 3:46 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: "the dark side of the cone"
Replies: 789
Views: 582765

Henry-Dont tell me you fell for the old "I'm Babysitting" trick, the girl is out practicing Frogger as we speak, Dont let us down!!!!!! Here is some advice for ya! Breath Deep Dont let her smack talkin get to ya, She is a pro at it, just hold yer ground! When she lets you get ahead, take advantage o...
by Eric Groff
Fri Mar 14, 2003 6:06 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: "the dark side of the cone"
Replies: 789
Views: 582765

Who Won!!!

Who Won!!!

Henry for the sake of all Malekind, tell me you didnt lose to a little girl!!!!!!
by Eric Groff
Fri Mar 14, 2003 8:10 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: ABC Points Ranking Details
Replies: 10
Views: 4306

Gary-The likelyhood of there being ties with the ABC system is pretty hard to come by, for instance, look at the 2002 FCR points system, 5 thru 8, 9 thru 16 and 17 thru 32 all recieve the same points, How many ties were there in the 2002 season? The ABC system alots individual points thru out, If th...
by Eric Groff
Thu Mar 13, 2003 8:36 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: "the dark side of the cone"
Replies: 789
Views: 582765

Sarah-You talk Smack better then most grown men! I would not want to play you in Frogger! First off I dont even know what it is? and secondly I couldnt live with myself knowing I got my butt kicked by some little girl in anything. Henry- dont do it! dont even play her frogger, if you lose you will b...
by Eric Groff
Fri Mar 07, 2003 7:15 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Points ranking
Replies: 19
Views: 7778

Brady-No dig at you, just trying to figure out how they plan to make it fair to everybody. I dont think awarding you and PD the same points for a win is right. What is the purpose for Fluitts point system? Is it for an Overall World Series Title? Is it for qualifying for the Worlds? I seen yer post ...
by Eric Groff
Fri Mar 07, 2003 6:41 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Points ranking
Replies: 19
Views: 7778

How does a race qualify for points? Will the same points be awarded at a race where say 7 Amatuer type racers race, as would a race where 64 racers includeing 4 world champs and the top 10 racers in the world race? Lets say for example, Scabs wins 4 races in Florida were 7 racers on average attend e...
by Eric Groff
Wed Mar 05, 2003 4:47 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Do forums like this do anything to further the sport of Slal
Replies: 10
Views: 4069

I could care less if a manufacturer spends time on a skateboard forum, I would hope they are busy makeing skateboards, doing R&D, tending to business not yapping on a forum.
by Eric Groff
Tue Mar 04, 2003 7:41 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: "the dark side of the cone"
Replies: 789
Views: 582765

Sarah- That is funny! No Pads No Helmets Just Balls!

Kinda like most the guys on skateboard forums

No Balls, Just Pads and Helmets.
by Eric Groff
Wed Feb 26, 2003 8:27 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Expanding On Fluitt's Course-Setting Poll Results
Replies: 66
Views: 32904

I like Both! JPL was a blast, I would like to see more single lane racing, When Ransom set the fast time at Presidio GS last year the place went wild. Single to me is very exciting. I like being able to listen to the numbers, figuring out what I have to do to make up such amount of time on my next r...
by Eric Groff
Wed Feb 26, 2003 8:12 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: "the dark side of the cone"
Replies: 789
Views: 582765

Sarah-I got 5 bucks sez you can take Henry J down in an Arm Wrestling match.

Any takers?

Whats wrong with being older and uglier, I wish I was smarter then you though.

Arab



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by Eric Groff
Sun Feb 23, 2003 7:49 am
Forum: North America
Topic: [FCR 2003] Bahne-Cadillac Slalomcross
Replies: 31
Views: 28001

Bravo Jack, look forward to it!!!!!!
SSS practiced a similer slalomcross today, we set two courses that crossed at the mid way point, the 2 courses shared 3 cones in that mid section, then seperated again for the final section, couple close calls!!!

Consider me signed up!
Arab
by Eric Groff
Sat Feb 22, 2003 7:12 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: "the dark side of the cone"
Replies: 789
Views: 582765

Skate Chicks Rule!
Football Chicks Kick Ass!
Girls Rock!
Especially ones that can spit,burp,fart and beat up little boys.

Sarah if your every picking teams, I wanna be on your team!!!
by Eric Groff
Sat Feb 22, 2003 10:32 am
Forum: North America
Topic: [FCR 2003] Bahne-Cadillac Slalomcross
Replies: 31
Views: 28001

Jack, Is this part of the FCR series? If not, Why Not? Regardless its gonna be asses and elbows, I'll be wearing my spike crotched panties and brass knuckles, Can I make a list of who I want to race? Mad Max noooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! its Angry Arab this is gonna be fun!!!!!!! <font size=-1>[ Th...
by Eric Groff
Sat Feb 22, 2003 10:25 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: "the dark side of the cone"
Replies: 789
Views: 582765

Sarah,
You go girl with that trash talk!!!!
You been reading to many of my posts!

Good Job
Arab
by Eric Groff
Tue Feb 18, 2003 8:55 am
Forum: North America
Topic: Henry J's Slalom Clinic
Replies: 56
Views: 34867

HenryJ-You have done exactly as I hoped you would when I started the Big Ick fund, "Contribute to the future of Slalom", Bravo to you, And Bravo to those that step up to help.
by Eric Groff
Mon Feb 17, 2003 9:06 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Why dis another skater?
Replies: 7
Views: 2862

"Soon this other kid started doing my move" Funny I have never heard of Alan mentioning your move that he took to vert.......... Either you were never givin credit for the move you invented or Alan ripped you off! If a true "Ollie" is done Frontside on Vert, Then your flat ground trick revolutionize...
by Eric Groff
Mon Feb 17, 2003 7:16 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Why dis another skater?
Replies: 7
Views: 2862

Oh your pre "Ollie" thing that Gelfand copied. I got that from you "On 11/19/2001 Scabs wrote in from 216.78.xxx.xxx: On 11/13/2001 hc wrote in from 207.212.xxx.xxx: lynn, cool info on rodney. just curious, who is the first to hit kickflip (new school style)? and when? ******************************...
by Eric Groff
Mon Feb 17, 2003 5:22 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Why dis another skater?
Replies: 7
Views: 2862

Oh I'm sorry, I was asking the same question of you.

Also about the "Ollie" thing you invented, why did you not take credit for it and name it after yourself.