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by Jack Quarantillo
Mon Aug 06, 2007 9:52 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: 18 yo Bowie Street Skater dies in College Park
Replies: 5
Views: 6218

Re: 18 yo Bowie Street Skater dies in College Park

John Dillon wrote:Another reason we need more big skateparks.
...and more skaters wearing helmets??

It is sad to hear of any type of loss, but especially sad to think it might have easily been prevented.

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by Jack Quarantillo
Wed May 30, 2007 9:29 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Lansdowne sk8 jam
Replies: 12
Views: 7264

by Jack Quarantillo
Thu May 10, 2007 12:26 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: York, PA Skateboarding Blowout and Skatepark Fundraiser 6/2
Replies: 4
Views: 4433

York, PA Skateboarding Blowout and Skatepark Fundraiser 6/2

Eric (carveNgrind) asked me to post this over here for the DC crew. http://www.reidmenzermemorialskatepark.org/June_2_Fundraiser.html Skateboarding Blowout and Skatepark Fundraiser THE BIGGEST SKATEBOARDING EVENT YORK HAS EVER SEEN TO PUT FUNDRAISING FOR THE REID MENZER MEMORIAL SKATEPARK OVER THE T...
by Jack Quarantillo
Mon Apr 02, 2007 10:28 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC Outlaw Race, April 7th, 2007
Replies: 32
Views: 21377

Jack,
Info is here:
viewtopic.php?t=4920

I can't remember the last time I raced... me and the boy might show up if we get a day pass.

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by Jack Quarantillo
Thu Mar 29, 2007 8:00 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Yay!! Olney Skate Park....
Replies: 3
Views: 3057

Sorry about your friend, Andy. Cool flashback on Olney Manor. I've been to the park now 3 times, and it has been pretty crowded each time. I went ahead and dropped the $35 for the in-county annual pass when they started charging admission. Five more trips to the park before March 2008, and I can cou...
by Jack Quarantillo
Fri Feb 02, 2007 5:59 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Greenbelt Skatepark is open...hip hip hooray!
Replies: 7
Views: 4313

There's an interesting story behind the tall tiles at Olney. Apparently the drain at the bottom of the deep end was too high. When the builder built up from the drain level, the resulting pool had no vert. One of the local advocates caught it in time, and the builder essentially raised the deck leve...
by Jack Quarantillo
Fri Feb 02, 2007 4:07 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Greenbelt Skatepark is open...hip hip hooray!
Replies: 7
Views: 4313

Heh... yeah, pretty bad photos. I'll try and fix that when we get a chance to skate there. If you like deep, round uncluttered bowls, with new pool coping, check these photos (new crete, Olney, MD) : http://www.skatersforpublicskateparks.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=6716&start=0&postdays=0&postorder=as...
by Jack Quarantillo
Fri Feb 02, 2007 3:12 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Greenbelt Skatepark is open...hip hip hooray!
Replies: 7
Views: 4313

No pics yet...

Here's some from the Greenbelt site:
http://www.greenbeltmd.gov/recreational ... allery.php

Park is free, but you've gotta register. Website says you can register Mon-Sat. Kook on the phone last weekend told me M-F.

I dunno... will get some pics soon.

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by Jack Quarantillo
Sat Dec 16, 2006 12:58 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC Sessions
Replies: 1540
Views: 985833

I believe a PIMP hand it what you use to deliver a Beeyoootch slap...

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by Jack Quarantillo
Fri Nov 24, 2006 11:54 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: My alma mater(UM) wins again!Lans Fun Jam/BnkdSlalom11/25
Replies: 5
Views: 3684

JD,
Sadly, team Q is out to WV for extended Turkey ingestion....

Have fun!

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by Jack Quarantillo
Mon Jun 19, 2006 7:51 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC Sessions
Replies: 1540
Views: 985833

Who was at the P&R on Sunday 6/18?

Saw you out of the corner of my eye as Bertleboy and I were heading to Arlington. No traces of you when we came back through...

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by Jack Quarantillo
Fri Jun 02, 2006 4:22 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC OUTLAW REUNION RACE, June 10, 2006
Replies: 79
Views: 58167

The P&R (triangular one at the top of the map, exit 11 southbound 270 will dump you directly into the P&R, exit 10 northbound 270, go north on clopper, turn right at Quince Orchard, P&R is on your right after you go under the RR tracks) : http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/content/dpwt/transit/routes...
by Jack Quarantillo
Tue May 16, 2006 7:10 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC OUTLAW REUNION RACE, June 10, 2006
Replies: 79
Views: 58167

Park & Race Recon

You'll need to bring brooms. There's a 4x5 patch of gravel near the top, and some glass about halfway down. If you're lucky, the street sweeper brigade will come through and clean everything up. They did ALL of Montgomery Village's main roads last weekend. The pavement has another winter of wear, bu...
by Jack Quarantillo
Fri May 05, 2006 7:55 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: DC OUTLAW REUNION RACE, June 10, 2006
Replies: 79
Views: 58167

Re: DC OUTLAW REUNION RACE

GBJ or Q, can either one of you make a pass by the P&R to see it's condition. Give us a report. I can do some recon. Haven't seen any significant happenings during the daily drive-by (no construction, etc.) Team Q will be doing the roundwall thing down in St. Mary's June 10th... (so we'll be unable...
by Jack Quarantillo
Wed Jan 11, 2006 8:53 pm
Forum: Biltin
Topic: Where's the shields?
Replies: 21
Views: 18417

Again, now even more interesting... I saw Ron post on Skull & Bones at least a year ago about possibly making either a DH or Slalom specific bearing (a la Biltin), but I'm guessing he's either too busy, or not that interested. I also read about some tests where Biltins were below the ABEC spec stamp...
by Jack Quarantillo
Tue Jan 10, 2006 9:19 pm
Forum: Biltin
Topic: Where's the shields?
Replies: 21
Views: 18417

Very interesting...

Cool idea.

Wonder what Ron or Chris would have to say about that? (not that there's anything wrong with what you're doing unless you start marketing them.)

Biltin Rockets actually has a nice ring to it.

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by Jack Quarantillo
Wed Nov 02, 2005 5:17 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Olney, MD - Design meeting, Friday Nov 18th 6:30 - 8 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4698

LBK, I don't remember the sq.ft. #'s 11K? Maybe Dillon or Bracken will remember. As "skateboard coordinator" of DC SF, you should maybe start watching this board: http://www.skatersforpublicskateparks.org/forum/viewforum.php?f=10 here's the thread about the Olney meeting (over there) http://www.skat...
by Jack Quarantillo
Wed Nov 02, 2005 6:11 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

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by Jack Quarantillo
Wed Nov 02, 2005 5:08 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Olney, MD - Design meeting, Friday Nov 18th 6:30 - 8 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4698

LBK,
I wish, but I am a Montgomery County resident, so that counts for something. I think I get to vote for the Delegate who sponsored the bill to get the $$$.

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by Jack Quarantillo
Tue Nov 01, 2005 10:52 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: LANSDOWNE HALLOWEEN BANKED PARK SLALOM RACE Sat Oct 29th...
Replies: 29
Views: 21735

Dillon kept callin him Cortez?
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by Jack Quarantillo
Tue Nov 01, 2005 5:59 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Olney, MD - Design meeting, Friday Nov 18th 6:30 - 8 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4698

Olney, MD - Design meeting, Friday Nov 18th 6:30 - 8 PM

Mid-Atlantic Roundwallers... Now's your chance (I got this email today) I just sent email to both Jimena and Ellen asking what company is doing the project, but it is Concrete, I know that... Q Hi All, OUR SKATEPARK IS COMING !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Please start spreading the word that there will be a mee...
by Jack Quarantillo
Tue Nov 01, 2005 5:23 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: LANSDOWNE HALLOWEEN BANKED PARK SLALOM RACE Sat Oct 29th...
Replies: 29
Views: 21735

The Lord of Lansdowne:
Image

One of the group podiumish pics:
Image

Bertleboy got a teeny vid of Ohm going thru the last part of the course. If I can resize it, I'll post a link.

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by Jack Quarantillo
Fri Oct 28, 2005 10:32 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: LANSDOWNE HALLOWEEN BANKED PARK SLALOM RACE Sat Oct 29th...
Replies: 29
Views: 21735

Dillon posted 1pm start on BDS forum...
by Jack Quarantillo
Fri Oct 28, 2005 8:22 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: is there a start time for Saturday at the downer?
Replies: 3
Views: 2675

I found this over here:

http://www.websitetoolbox.com/tool/post ... ?id=714943

says 1PM...

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by Jack Quarantillo
Thu Oct 27, 2005 4:39 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: LANSDOWNE HALLOWEEN BANKED PARK SLALOM RACE Sat Oct 29th...
Replies: 29
Views: 21735

Dillon,
Trying to negotiate my pass... What time do you expect things to start and end???

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by Jack Quarantillo
Sun Oct 16, 2005 6:35 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: LANSDOWNE HALLOWEEN BANKED PARK SLALOM RACE Sat Oct 29th...
Replies: 29
Views: 21735

Waivers.... get your waivers here.....

Here's a link to the waiver for skating at lansdowne:
http://resources.co.ba.md.us/Documents/ ... waiver.pdf

If you are a minor, you need a parent present to fill out that form, or you can get it notarized.

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by Jack Quarantillo
Fri Oct 14, 2005 11:48 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: LANSDOWNE HALLOWEEN BANKED PARK SLALOM RACE Sat Oct 29th...
Replies: 29
Views: 21735

I'm hoping to get a pass...

Don't think I'll race (just got my cast off from last race's warmup mishap)

Will be glad to help officiate/conehead/judge/whatever...

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by Jack Quarantillo
Thu Sep 22, 2005 3:14 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Lansdowne Banked Slalom-Sat Sept 3, 2005
Replies: 37
Views: 27213

Daddy G,
Watch this thread:
viewtopic.php?t=3036

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by Jack Quarantillo
Wed Sep 21, 2005 8:27 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Start working on your Halloween costume...
Replies: 9
Views: 5305

JD,
Keep me in the loop. May/may not be back on board by then, but could help out w/timer etc.

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by Jack Quarantillo
Sun Sep 04, 2005 5:41 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Lansdowne Banked Slalom-Sat Sept 3, 2005
Replies: 37
Views: 27213

Re: Broken Navicular?

Were you wearing wrist guards? If not... no award. I am, however, sorry to hear you got hurt. Andy, I always wear wrist guards. Would hate to think what things would be like if I hadn't been wearing them. I still had a fun day. Even got in a few runs including a double with Bertleboy in the bowl. I...
by Jack Quarantillo
Sun Sep 04, 2005 6:02 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Lansdowne Banked Slalom-Sat Sept 3, 2005
Replies: 37
Views: 27213

Do I get a special award for this?

Image

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by Jack Quarantillo
Fri Sep 02, 2005 2:21 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Lansdowne Banked Slalom-Sat Sept 3, 2005
Replies: 37
Views: 27213

Here's the waiver. Get it notarized if you're not 18.



http://resources.co.ba.md.us/Documents/ ... waiver.pdf



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by Jack Quarantillo
Thu Aug 25, 2005 5:58 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Lansdowne Banked Slalom-Sat Sept 3, 2005
Replies: 37
Views: 27213

Ohm,
Have out-of-town friends point their favorite internet mapping service to this address:

3326 Bero Rd.
Lansdowne, Maryland 21227

(left after last townhouse on Bero Rd. is the entrance way to "Sandy Hills Park" aka Lansdowne)

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by Jack Quarantillo
Mon May 23, 2005 8:26 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Mid-Atlantic Skateboard Slalom Indoor Shortcourse Race...
Replies: 13
Views: 6889

wha happun?
by Jack Quarantillo
Mon May 16, 2005 2:24 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: LORDS OF DOGTOWN Movie Premeir Tue May 17th
Replies: 10
Views: 6506

AAARRRRGGGHHHH TUESDAY is puppy school... have fun guys, I'll have to wait until June.

:(


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by Jack Quarantillo
Tue May 10, 2005 3:40 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Gathering Posts
Replies: 98
Views: 78376

Nice pics!!!

Thanks for posting them!

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by Jack Quarantillo
Mon May 09, 2005 4:15 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Gathering Posts
Replies: 98
Views: 78376

Daddy G,
Good to meet you and your son. Glad you had fun. We had a great time too! Check with John Dillon for Edward's scooter.
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by Jack Quarantillo
Thu May 05, 2005 7:32 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: directions to the gathering?
Replies: 3
Views: 2565

Not sure where LBK got the ZIP code. 21561 should read 20878.
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by Jack Quarantillo
Tue Apr 12, 2005 5:22 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Green Skate Lab rockin it
Replies: 27
Views: 16514

Rene,
Send an e-mail to Khiro Bob (Bob@khiroskateboardproducts.com). I'd bet you he'll hook you right up on the bushings, if you explain to him what they are for.
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by Jack Quarantillo
Sun Mar 20, 2005 4:40 am
Forum: Seismic
Topic: Squeaky/creeky on frontside turns?
Replies: 6
Views: 6332

Jason Fox wrote:update:
I adjusted my spring tension and the noise went away.
tighter/looser? what kind of adjustment?

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by Jack Quarantillo
Thu Mar 10, 2005 4:38 pm
Forum: Timing System
Topic: Tape Switches
Replies: 17
Views: 13845

I read a post somewhere where the person was trying to salvage tape switches from old public transit buses in junkyards...

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by Jack Quarantillo
Tue Mar 08, 2005 6:04 pm
Forum: New to slalom skateboarding?
Topic: Seismic trucks, what width for slalom?
Replies: 7
Views: 4501

Good complete starter decks: Pocket pistol E-series complete http://pocketpistolskates.com/start.cfm Bahne Blackhill complete http://www.justpushplay.com/skeqfrbask.html edit: On the weight/flex thing. Once you've chosen a manufacturer, email/phone them, tell them your weight, they'll dial you in ri...
by Jack Quarantillo
Sun Mar 06, 2005 8:55 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Fountain Head AC/DC
Replies: 115
Views: 86887

no worries here... I was a little bummed we missed yesterday. Bertleboy would flip if he got a pic in CW. (I didn't tell him about that part of what we missed...) We skated from 10-12 at Arlington this morning. Beautiful weather. All is good here. In the future, we need a clear point man for events ...
by Jack Quarantillo
Sun Mar 06, 2005 3:37 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Fountain Head AC/DC
Replies: 115
Views: 86887

rene,
i got flipped too. we're going to hit arlington.
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by Jack Quarantillo
Sat Mar 05, 2005 6:53 am
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Fountain Head AC/DC
Replies: 115
Views: 86887

hey Justin!
Welcome over here!

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by Jack Quarantillo
Wed Mar 02, 2005 5:33 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: Southern Culture On The Skids
Replies: 345
Views: 271064

should it be a "former convertible"?

roadster?

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by Jack Quarantillo
Mon Feb 21, 2005 3:32 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: forum index links
Replies: 2
Views: 3549

thanks Jani
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by Jack Quarantillo
Sun Feb 20, 2005 5:47 am
Forum: New to slalom skateboarding?
Topic: New to Slalom in P.A.
Replies: 16
Views: 7681

which mall?
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by Jack Quarantillo
Fri Feb 18, 2005 8:21 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: T5G
Replies: 4
Views: 3011

Team Q is signed up...

now if it weren't so damned cold out, I could skate once in a while and not suck as much...

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by Jack Quarantillo
Wed Feb 16, 2005 7:59 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: forum index links
Replies: 2
Views: 3549

forum index links

When the site titling changed from ss.com to issa, the "forum index" links disappeared. Sometimes they are there, but when you're browsing a thread, the only thing that shows is the partial path, but not the link to the index (home page) of the forum. Why do I care? Surfing habits. When I receive an...