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by David Riordon
Thu Oct 16, 2008 5:58 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Anyone remember the Bridge Day slalom races in Fayetteville?
Replies: 10
Views: 7059

Does anybody have photos or better yet video of the rain race at the Mountain State Slalom and Skateboard Competition?

I've got "Rainy Daze" on a VCR tape. Maybe I could research burning the VCR version to a DVD unless somebody else has Rainy Daze in digital format/
by David Riordon
Sun Apr 27, 2008 6:32 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC Sessions
Replies: 1540
Views: 985827

I got a chance (with the help of the DC Outlaws in a roundabout way) to check out the COSS guys in action out here in Colorado today. They are a fast bunch and looked like a real tight group of riders. Reminded of my days with the DC Outlaws. Anyway, glad to see that John Dillon and others (Brian, M...
by David Riordon
Sat Dec 15, 2007 7:54 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Taos Gives It Up!!! See Ya in Denver
Replies: 0
Views: 3248

Taos Gives It Up!!! See Ya in Denver

Taos will allow snowboards later this year. Burton's "Sabotage Stupidity" is working. Check Burton.com for the video and the $5,000 he is throwing down for the best poaching video. http://www.burton.com/poachers/Default.aspx Here is more about it http://www.boston.com/news/local/vermont/articles/200...
by David Riordon
Thu Aug 23, 2007 4:21 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Skateboarding & Snowboarding Don't Mix- It hurts to fall
Replies: 7
Views: 6082

A bit of an update on my shoulder: Doc says it has healed up just fine, the shattered bones have fused back together, but I got another month of therapy to go. Asked the Doc if I could go surfing he said no problem just don't take a header on the shoulder. Got out and surfed last Sunday at Indian Ri...
by David Riordon
Fri Aug 10, 2007 7:16 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: 18 yo Bowie Street Skater dies in College Park
Replies: 5
Views: 6218

Skateboarding is a choice you make. You can get wrecked bad skateboarding or even die doing it. Helmets are your choice as well. Just like the right helmet is your choice as well (i.e. crap old Flyaways or worthless Pro-tecs vs. modern helmets). It is not as simple as we pretend it is. Just read the...
by David Riordon
Mon Aug 06, 2007 5:36 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Gaithersburg P-n-R August 5th anyone interested?
Replies: 33
Views: 24998

Kevin "KMG" Gamble showed? Damn that is cool. DaveMo too & GBJ & PA Dan. Crap, I missed it. Just hanging out would have been fun as s#$%.



Sucks, I'm out of town on the 18th and still dealing with the broken shoulder.
by David Riordon
Wed Jul 25, 2007 5:22 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Buckeye
Replies: 5
Views: 5005

Re: HAHA

Yea, I took a little spill. cfav was hitting me with that chill bad mojo. Bucked me right off. Got most of the plastic to the ground but I was bleeding through my pant leg today at work. This race was killer. A bunch of flesh was left on the hill. Several ER visits. I loved it. Nothing like a good ...
by David Riordon
Sat Jul 21, 2007 5:05 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: 5th Annual Mid Atlantic Skate Series Starts Sunday
Replies: 2
Views: 3706

I had a blast hanging out at the Arlington contest last Saturday. The next day's contest was held at the Greenbelt, MD park and it made it into the Washington Post late this week. My brother James' 16 year old son was quoted at the end of the article. Here is the link http://www.washingtonpost.com/w...
by David Riordon
Thu Jul 19, 2007 4:06 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Skateboarding & Snowboarding Don't Mix- It hurts to fall
Replies: 7
Views: 6082

Re: Snowboarding?

Hmmmm....That looks like snowboarding alright......with no edges on ice! What were you thinking LBK! Get well soon.... Martin. ps.Longtime no see, give the missus a hug for me! Martin, Longtime no see. Good to hear from you. Yep, freebording is trouble but you know how it is, I was just trying to c...
by David Riordon
Sun Jul 15, 2007 6:57 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Skateboarding & Snowboarding Don't Mix- It hurts to fall
Replies: 7
Views: 6082

Got another visit set up with the doctor this week. Anyway, I was considering the East Coast Freebord Ride in Southern Virginia but the busted shoulder kept me out of it. Here is the video of the East Coast Freebord Ride that went down last week. The Freebord Forum thread: http://www.freebord.com/fo...
by David Riordon
Sat Jul 07, 2007 6:36 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Skateboarding & Snowboarding Don't Mix- It hurts to fall
Replies: 7
Views: 6082

Skateboarding & Snowboarding Don't Mix- It hurts to fall

Last Sunday I shattered my collar bone & severed one of my AC (shoulder) ligaments. Me any my punk a@# brother Steeb and I were freebording at the time. Steeb passed me up on one ride while pumping his freebord like a slalom skateboard. I was doing wide pump carves at the time so I thought that I wo...
by David Riordon
Sat Jul 07, 2007 5:33 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Science of Skateboarding
Replies: 0
Views: 2657

Science of Skateboarding

Here's a short news story that my brother James Riordon (a physicist from the American Physical Society and life-long skater) is quoted in as he skateboards a bowl local at one of the parks in Maryland.

http://www.ivanhoe.com/science/story/2007/07/301a.html
by David Riordon
Sun May 13, 2007 2:57 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: ABQ NM banked slalom
Replies: 6
Views: 3931

by the way, I was making the course and on track for a top 10, when the cops busted it up. 4-5 hours later the last 8 guys got to go. Completly different conditions, head wind and water, yes water, at 35 plus I hit 2 inches of water all the way accross the ditch...Well lets just say, thanks for lea...
by David Riordon
Fri Apr 20, 2007 5:29 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: ABQ NM banked slalom
Replies: 6
Views: 3931

Are they going to make the course a bit more technical this year? If the cones are real crazy on the top like I hear it might be, use some of the slalom tricks to set up for the next cone as you are going round the cone you are on. GBJ taught me how it is done. For the longest of time it kept me ahe...
by David Riordon
Thu Apr 12, 2007 5:55 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Worst Winter in 25 years
Replies: 3
Views: 3165

Just finished off my snowboard season this past week with a run down through a double black diamond out west with my punk @$% brother Steeb. "What's that sign say down there?" answer, "cliff area". I ride down to it and sure enough the sign reads "Caution Cliff". Ended up working our way down and ar...
by David Riordon
Thu Apr 12, 2007 5:28 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Anthony Smallwood For President! (Fight Club Gone For Now)
Replies: 0
Views: 2639

Anthony Smallwood For President! (Fight Club Gone For Now)

If you didn't get a chance to check out last Thursday 4/5/07 Washington DC City Paper, here is an article about the defunct Fight Club and Anthony Smallwood who is one of Washington DC's coolest skateboarder I have ever met. Link to the article: http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/display.php?id=1141...
by David Riordon
Tue Jan 16, 2007 11:14 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Worst Winter in 25 years
Replies: 3
Views: 3165

Worst Winter in 25 years

The skateboarding must be good because snow has been crappy, though it is fun as all get out riding even the crappy snow. By the way we ran into old schooler Andrew Wahl on Monday at Whitetail. Good to see a fellow AARP snowboarder out there. Check out the link from Team Goggle Gap holding it down f...
by David Riordon
Sun Dec 03, 2006 2:32 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Bob Hathaway- RIP
Replies: 2
Views: 2569

I knew Bob back in the day, may he rest in peace and rip in our heart and minds.
by David Riordon
Thu Sep 14, 2006 4:44 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: NCDSA.com no more
Replies: 44
Views: 31113

Never Mind the Bullocks, Go Skateboarding!!!!!!!!!!!!
by David Riordon
Sat Sep 09, 2006 8:42 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: RIP: Warren Bolster....SOB Fundraiser at Fight Club 9/9/06
Replies: 3
Views: 3020

Too bad about Warren Bolster. He was a skate/surf photographer genius. By the way, he had roots to the Washington DC area. Yep, he was born in Arlington, VA in 1947. Here is the Surfer Mag link for Warren Bolster's passing away http://surfermag.com/features/onlineexc ... ster/#loop
by David Riordon
Fri Sep 08, 2006 7:36 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: NCDSA.com no more
Replies: 44
Views: 31113

!!!!!!!! WESLEY FOR PRESIDENT, HE GETS THINGS DONE !!!!!!! ->Last night USA was lost/missing and then Wesley got Jani to bring back the USA Forum. ->What have you done lately for slalom like Wesley has done the last couple of year? Me, admittedly nothing. ->Wesley has got my vote even though I am a ...
by David Riordon
Thu Sep 07, 2006 6:47 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: NCDSA.com no more
Replies: 44
Views: 31113

Wes,

What you up to brother? Don't let "politics" mess up your skateboarding. You made your point now get back to having fun on a skateboard while it lasts. We aren't getting any younger. By the way, what terrorist hacked the DC Forum away? Now, I'm pissed.

Laters,

lbk
by David Riordon
Wed Aug 09, 2006 5:00 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Who is this cat? Adam ???? Ripping It Up In DC
Replies: 4
Views: 3643

Who is this cat? Adam ???? Ripping It Up In DC

Some of the best surf style cross stepping longboarding I have ever seen: Check out the "Get Loose" video that is set in Washington DC http://www.loadedboards.com/shops/Videos/videogetloose.mov Also spend some time viewing some humorous how to longboard video's on the Media section of http://www.who...
by David Riordon
Wed Aug 09, 2006 4:47 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Who is this cat? Adam Colton Ripping It Up In DC
Replies: 0
Views: 1341

Who is this cat? Adam Colton Ripping It Up In DC

Not sure who this local skater is but I just got the opportunity to watch Adam Colton's longboarding footwork on the Loaded web page. He has a bunch of other short video's out there as well. I now rank him in the top 5 of the worlds best cross stepping surf style skateboarders in the world. Man if t...
by David Riordon
Wed Aug 09, 2006 4:45 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Who is this cat? Adam Colton Ripping It Up In DC
Replies: 0
Views: 1241

Who is this cat? Adam Colton Ripping It Up In DC

Not sure who this local skater is but I just got the opportunity to watch Adam Colton's longboarding footwork on the Loaded web page. He has a bunch of other short video's out there as well. I now rank him in the top 5 of the worlds best cross stepping surf style skateboarders in the world. Man if t...
by David Riordon
Mon Aug 07, 2006 6:58 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Ashland, KY Race
Replies: 3
Views: 2853

Lenny's race is under 7 hours drive from DC. I'll be checking my calendar against my work commitments. If I were to pick one race to go to travel to this year, it would be this one! Johnny Dillon, Wes, Ohm, BP, how about it? Anybody in the new DC Outlaw Crew willing to take me on again? You know you...
by David Riordon
Sun Jul 23, 2006 6:13 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: lansdowne on the internet
Replies: 9
Views: 5611

I say that in protest of the pads rule and that damn fence we should have everybody skates Lansdowne in a tutu day. We could call it the "Tutu Revolt" because it would be just revolting.
by David Riordon
Fri Jul 21, 2006 7:04 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: lansdowne on the internet
Replies: 9
Views: 5611

CAUTION: According to Channel 8 News, MySpace.com has problems with the users posting photos of themselves in provocative poses. For example on http://myspace.com/lansdownebowl , I found the below photo of one young man by the screen name of (well let's protect his identity) "Potato". I was shocked....
by David Riordon
Thu Jul 20, 2006 4:45 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: 40+ yr old Skateboarder Dies in Montgomery Co 7/16/2006
Replies: 3
Views: 2908

Below is the Obituary for Robert Wooldridge Jr., published in the Washington Post on 7/18/2006. From the photo of him in the Post, he was a handsome person. He apparently also was a great family man, and friend to many. May he rest in peace and strength be given to his wife, children, and extended f...
by David Riordon
Tue Jul 18, 2006 7:15 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: 40+ yr old Skateboarder Dies in Montgomery Co 7/16/2006
Replies: 3
Views: 2908

40+ yr old Skateboarder Dies in Montgomery Co 7/16/2006

Man, I hate news like this. Did anybody know Robert Henry Wooldridge Jr. of Silver Spring, MD who died skateboarding on Sunday 7/16/06 when hit by a car? If you do or don't, dedicate your next skate session to this fellow skateboarder. Be careful out there! Below is the article from the The Gazette ...
by David Riordon
Fri Jul 07, 2006 4:46 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Slalom Race in DC
Replies: 20
Views: 12198

Anthony,

How's it bro? Do they still hold the soap box derby race at the Capital Bldg? What street is it on?
by David Riordon
Mon Jun 12, 2006 6:25 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC OUTLAW REUNION RACE, June 10, 2006
Replies: 79
Views: 58165

Been such a long time since I last slalomed, I almost forgot how fun it was to just figure out how to get through a course. The racing was fun as all get out. I really had to race, and I mean race, a bunch of guys I have never been up against before. Gary, Jeff, and Lenny, your practicing and dialed...
by David Riordon
Sat Jun 10, 2006 5:35 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC OUTLAW REUNION RACE, June 10, 2006
Replies: 79
Views: 58165

Wesley Tucker wrote:
David Riordon wrote:Now if only WT gets stuck in the Wilson Bridge traffic jam, that would be another one that I would not have to worry about schooling me.
Greetings from Maryland.

Got checked in at 9:45. See you folks in the morning.
Damn. Maybe WT will get food poisoning eating bad Denny's food.
by David Riordon
Sat Jun 10, 2006 3:59 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC OUTLAW REUNION RACE, June 10, 2006
Replies: 79
Views: 58165

Well with GBJ not racing, that is one less person that is going to whip me on the hill. Anybody that has slalomed in the last two years is going to have a field day on me. Now if only WT gets stuck in the Wilson Bridge traffic jam, that would be another one that I would not have to worry about schoo...
by David Riordon
Thu May 04, 2006 6:17 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC OUTLAW REUNION RACE, June 10, 2006
Replies: 79
Views: 58165

Bozi wrote:Did you say Longboard?
You know I'm going to get a longboard slalom course set as part of the day. Need to carve some cones to bring back that surf/snowboard feeling.

DR
by David Riordon
Thu May 04, 2006 12:54 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC OUTLAW REUNION RACE, June 10, 2006
Replies: 79
Views: 58165

Will be good to see the crew!

Bring your big boards also for some longboard slalom as well.
by David Riordon
Sat Mar 18, 2006 6:26 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: What's Up w/ Gathering for 2006?
Replies: 7
Views: 4707

GBJ, Understood and well said. We, the slalom community at large including the international scene, owe you a big thanks for your "Gathering" concept, its' fond memories, and what it did in a major way of bringing about today's slalom. I also have not skated in over a year despite that there is stil...
by David Riordon
Fri Mar 17, 2006 9:14 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: What's Up w/ Gathering for 2006?
Replies: 7
Views: 4707

What's Up w/ Gathering for 2006?

Don't want to post out of step here with GBJ and his other organizers, but what is the news on this year's Gathering? The Gathering has been such a blast over the years, no matter if the event is a "Big To Do" like it has been in the past or just a hang-out of friends/newbees/longboarders/slalomers/...
by David Riordon
Sun Dec 04, 2005 7:09 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: 7th Annual Ski & Snowboard Hooky Day Wed 2/8/06 Whitetai
Replies: 1
Views: 2228

7th Annual Ski & Snowboard Hooky Day Wed 2/8/06 Whitetai

On the same second Wednesday in Feb. every year, local old school skateboarder Michael Hryvniak calls all his buddies and their buddies out for a skip work day to go snowboarding up at Whitetail. Mike's tries get to Whitetail for the first chair on the second Wednesday in February, this year the 8th...
by David Riordon
Sun Dec 04, 2005 5:36 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Art Show/Surfrider Foundation Fundraiser/John Dillon's B-Day
Replies: 3
Views: 2806

I posted up a featured story on the show at http://dcsurfrider.org/.
Check it out the story and got to the art show/fundraiser.
by David Riordon
Fri Dec 02, 2005 4:56 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: First Descent Snowboard Movie-Georgetown Fri 12/2/05 10:20PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3883

First Descent Snowboard Movie-Georgetown Fri 12/2/05 10:20PM

... Hey you kooks, come hit the opening night of First Descent Snowboard Movie with me and Steeb at the Georgetown Cineplex. We will be checking out the 10:20 pm late night showing. Look for the loud-ones, that will be us. -> Fri. Dec. 2, 2005 10:20 pm Showing -> Loews Cineplex Georgetown 14 .....31...
by David Riordon
Wed Nov 16, 2005 6:29 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Snow Cones
Replies: 0
Views: 1649

Snow Cones

If you aren't going to snowboard with us this year then maybe here is some hope for you with these things http://www.fusesnow.com/gallery.shtml , check out the 3rd clip first.
by David Riordon
Wed Nov 02, 2005 6:39 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Olney, MD - Design meeting, Friday Nov 18th 6:30 - 8 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4698

"Site Design Group : Design California Skateparks : Build"..........................Good News -------------------------- -------------------------- -------------------------- What's the Square footage? Think the park can be inviting and open like Arlington is. You know low fences so you don't feel l...
by David Riordon
Wed Nov 02, 2005 5:52 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Olney, MD - Design meeting, Friday Nov 18th 6:30 - 8 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4698

Great, it sounds like you have a dog in the fight.

Any news on who was selected as the park designer?
by David Riordon
Wed Nov 02, 2005 4:38 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Olney, MD - Design meeting, Friday Nov 18th 6:30 - 8 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4698

Q are you an Olney, MD resident?
by David Riordon
Sat Oct 29, 2005 4:32 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: is there a start time for Saturday at the downer?
Replies: 3
Views: 2675

John said, park opens at 10:00 am, race will start about 1:00 PM. Remember your costumes.
by David Riordon
Wed Oct 26, 2005 6:21 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: First snow of the season...
Replies: 1
Views: 1878

Got my season pass last Saturday, I'll be up at Whitetail every weekend this winter. Life has been too complicated w/ family responsibilities to get more than one or two skate sessions this year and I didn't get a chance to surf at all. But when it comes to snowboarding, I'm on it no matter what.
by David Riordon
Fri Oct 21, 2005 11:08 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: 10/23 (8am-Noon)Memorial Arlington Skate Session for.....
Replies: 4
Views: 3374

So sad to here about Phil he was such a nice person to skateboard with. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Phil, his family, and especially for his fiance Caroline "Puck" Deutermann. I was introduced to Phil by his fiance, Puck, when she was skating at the first all-girl-longboard session that the D...
by David Riordon
Mon Sep 12, 2005 5:17 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: 'First Descent' Snowboard Movie- theaters Dec. 2005
Replies: 0
Views: 1536

'First Descent' Snowboard Movie- theaters Dec. 2005

"First Descent" a Mountain Dew films snowboard movie with the likes of Terje, Shaun White, Shawn Farmer, etc. This movie is going to be sick!!! http://firstdescentmovie.com/ Check out the movie's teaser in the video section of the page. It would be cool to do some sort of group thing on the opening ...
by David Riordon
Fri Aug 19, 2005 12:01 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Mountain State Slalom-Bridge Day 2005
Replies: 2
Views: 2347

Per DAve G, MSSS 2005 is on hold but not yet canceled On 8/15/2005 DAve G stated "... officially putting the MSSSS #4 on hold! The City isn't commiting to repaving the street as promised and I don't want to be "surprised' last minute! I Hope all understand and will make the trek if need be..But w/ a...