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by Alex Luxat
Sat Sep 29, 2007 10:14 am
Forum: Wefunk
Topic: wefunk goes F1
Replies: 11
Views: 17397

Thank you very much for the congrats. No, I haven´t been involved in a racing team. I am prepared to work a 50-60h week now in the winter (working shifts). That is no problem for me as long as the task is demanding and asks for highest concentration and precision. It won´t be worse than the last 1/2...
by Alex Luxat
Wed Sep 26, 2007 11:21 am
Forum: Wefunk
Topic: wefunk goes F1
Replies: 11
Views: 17397

wefunk goes F1

I haven´t logged in here for a long time -- sorry for the unanswered PMs. As of october 15th I´ll be a member of the composite layup team of Toyota Motorsports, building the 2008 F1 race car. As of now I don´t take any custom orders but will use the remaining weeks to use up some of my stocked mater...
by Alex Luxat
Sat Jan 13, 2007 12:22 am
Forum: Pavel
Topic: S P E E D B O A T
Replies: 51
Views: 31696

I´m very thrilled to see your new design! "Now witness the firepower of my fully operational 2007 SPEEDBOAT with differentiated torsion box." http://mason.gmu.edu/~jfabian/SBlonger.jpg "My SPEEDBONE with it´s triple torsion box shall anihilate your meager efforts Darth Donald because my Schwartz is ...
by Alex Luxat
Tue Dec 26, 2006 2:59 pm
Forum: Wefunk
Topic: last deck in 2006, happy 2007!
Replies: 8
Views: 7067

Ron Barbagallo wrote:poetry, my Deutsch brother, sheer poetry!
thanks a lot Ron!
all the best for 2007!
by Alex Luxat
Sat Dec 23, 2006 10:16 am
Forum: Wefunk
Topic: new BONECORES
Replies: 10
Views: 9443

Re: board

Pelle Gustafsson wrote:fxxk what a board! (6 wheeler) is it for sale?
sorry for the late reply:

yes, EUR 300 for the deck shipped worldwide.
(C.Baumann, M.Stride and P.Holden are also happy racers of this deck.)
by Alex Luxat
Sat Dec 23, 2006 9:55 am
Forum: Wefunk
Topic: last deck in 2006, happy 2007!
Replies: 8
Views: 7067

last deck in 2006, happy 2007!

just some eyecandy for your viewing pleasure. merry christmas and a happy, healthy and prosperous 2007! http://www.wefunk.de/pics/decks/CIMG0845.jpg http://www.wefunk.de/pics/decks/CIMG0913.jpg http://www.wefunk.de/pics/decks/CIMG0922.jpg http://www.wefunk.de/pics/decks/CIMG0928.jpg http://www.wefun...
by Alex Luxat
Tue Nov 28, 2006 10:03 am
Forum: Pavel
Topic: Happy Birthday Don
Replies: 29
Views: 18360

happy birthday Donald!!!

hope to see you soon at the pool again.
by Alex Luxat
Tue Nov 28, 2006 9:59 am
Forum: Wefunk
Topic: SPEEDBONE
Replies: 5
Views: 7667

Thanks Luke! The Speedbone and other Boncore decks are now raceproven (IGSA german, european and world championships, 5th place in the california race series (Bonelli Race Nov.), places 6 & 7 in the Kill Hill tour 2006). Over 20 bonecore decks of different sizes are now out there and are raced succe...
by Alex Luxat
Tue Nov 28, 2006 12:39 am
Forum: Wefunk
Topic: new BONECORES
Replies: 10
Views: 9443

new BONECORES

well, not all are new but now finally some are setup by customers as intended or are variations of design. the 36" ROADBONE (wide GS, SGS, of course also can be mounted and ridden conventionally as Christoph Baumann does) http://www.wefunk.de/pics/decks/rb_setup.jpg the 39" TOPBONE (technical downhi...
by Alex Luxat
Tue Oct 17, 2006 10:34 am
Forum: Wefunk
Topic: GET WELL SOON ALEX
Replies: 5
Views: 5577

thanks buddies!!! i can feel how the knee is getting better from day to day. still i can only bend it slightly over 90° but walking works pretty good. so i´m taking walks with my son, he riding his board holding my hand. http://www.slalomspot.com/wefunk/pics/lohse_2006/sven.jpg also i put up a new d...
by Alex Luxat
Thu Oct 12, 2006 10:31 am
Forum: Wefunk
Topic: 1st wefunk magazine ad ever!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 4024

Re: funky funk funk

Dominik Kowalski wrote:congrats! Schinke und
Schlachta, wenn das nicht mal passt ;)
thanks!
and HEY! -- i didn´t notice that before!
translation for the english speaking community:
Schinke(n) = ham (or bacon)
Schlachta (Schlachter) = butcher

hooohhh ... creeeepy ...
by Alex Luxat
Thu Oct 12, 2006 9:32 am
Forum: Wefunk
Topic: 1st wefunk magazine ad ever!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 4024

1st wefunk magazine ad ever!!!

http://www.slalomspot.com/wefunk/pics/naphte/wefunk.jpg 1/2 page horizontal in canadian "naphte" magazine. teamrider: Boris "rincon" Schinke pic: Sven von Schlachta ad design: me you can download a hires version (1 MB) of the ad here: http://www.slalomspot.com/wefunk/pics/naphte/wefunk_L.jpg (big e...
by Alex Luxat
Thu Oct 12, 2006 9:24 am
Forum: Wefunk
Topic: GET WELL SOON ALEX
Replies: 5
Views: 5577

thanks Adrian! i haven´t been here on ISSA for a while. that´s also because i focused on downhill lately. yeah, i had a knee injury after a miniramp contest. not sure how it happened exactly. (crashed into a bmxer at some point, but it might also be that i´m getting to old for pogo dancing (drunken)...
by Alex Luxat
Tue Sep 26, 2006 4:14 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] GREAT WESTERN RACE II, October 8th, 2006 online reg
Replies: 45
Views: 30145

where are colognes weapons? wefunk alex and the kaliber oberchef are missing,mäx? time to wake up bring markus with you time to register.... sorry, i´m going to have an athroscopic surgery on my right knee next friday. no skateboarding for the next months for me. :( also i was moving to a new apart...
by Alex Luxat
Mon Jul 24, 2006 10:08 am
Forum: 2006 World Championships - Brixlegg, Austria
Topic: WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS OF SKATEBOARDING IN BRIXLEGG
Replies: 25
Views: 20376

lost my camera (sony P9 with pics of my convention booth on it, if anybody found it somewhere) my legs got bitten to shreds by mosquitos and horseflies, bruised my ribs two times in the same place and couldn´t race the pool-slalom and GS, BUT THAT WAS A PERFECT WEEKEND. THANK YOU DONALD AND THANK YO...
by Alex Luxat
Tue May 30, 2006 8:53 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] Paris Slalom World Cup 2006, May 25-28, 2006
Replies: 233
Views: 197923

HI David Did you see some pics from the Bowl session? There where two guys making pics...I would like to see some of them. By the way. It was a very nice weekend and one of the best contests ever but next year please do it only 3 days... Thanks again Fred for giving me and Don a plcae to sleep. See...
by Alex Luxat
Fri Feb 17, 2006 10:29 am
Forum: Movies
Topic: GOG + Pool
Replies: 7
Views: 5000

Great video, great editing, really captures the spirit.
Can´t wait to ride more, party more, see more.
by Alex Luxat
Tue Jan 31, 2006 10:26 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] G.O.G. TRIPLE CROWN RACE #3
Replies: 53
Views: 38619

after the D-dorf highlight all I can say is: count me in!
by Alex Luxat
Mon Jan 30, 2006 10:52 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] G.O.G. TRIPLE CROWN RACE#2
Replies: 41
Views: 34480

Yeah! A big THANK YOU, DON! This is what skateboarding is about. A pressure-free contest with fun and camaraderie being the real prices for participating. (Though the G.O.G shirts rocks!) Hell, on my way back to Cologne I felt like I had a killer day in the mountains, my face burning from the cold a...
by Alex Luxat
Fri Jan 27, 2006 12:05 am
Forum: Germany
Topic: G.o.G. !
Replies: 48
Views: 41164

Hey, Kaptain Don und Companeros!!! Sacht mal können wir nicht Samstag zum Pool fahren, das Bier wegsaufen den Mr. Dirty Duvel Drunken Master wählen, weiter saufen, dann abkacken, dort pennen und dann morgens ohne Frühstück und total unterkühlt auf die Piste gehen? Damit wäre schon jeder ein Gewinne...
by Alex Luxat
Thu Jan 26, 2006 11:44 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Winter Olympics Open Ceremony: Torino 2006 Skate live on TV
Replies: 60
Views: 81899

Wrap the wheels in clear grip tape to get traction. It won't work for anything but that, but you'll grip on the slick wood enough to provide a great show to the IOC. Next up, slalom skating in the Olympics. It's all on you... no pressure, no pressure!! heh heh!! I was thinking the very same: If the...
by Alex Luxat
Fri Jan 13, 2006 11:38 am
Forum: Wefunk
Topic: back to the oldschool
Replies: 17
Views: 16571

Thanks for the excellent advice, Alex, and very thorough repair instrucitons, I appreciate it! I'll do as you suggested, I'm sure that'll take care of it, and I'll look for the edge protection. Many thanks --- Ted Glad I could help. Alex, this post follows the design theme rather than being skate-r...
by Alex Luxat
Thu Jan 12, 2006 11:00 am
Forum: Wefunk
Topic: back to the oldschool
Replies: 17
Views: 16571

Hey Alex -- I have your 33" foamy -- super light weight with medium flex, just the right snap for me. Sweetest deck I've ever ridden, floats like a dream. I got it from Bola at All Boards Sports, although I know Dan Gessmer has a few of your decks, too. Hey, let me ask you a question: My 16-year-ol...
by Alex Luxat
Wed Jan 11, 2006 11:33 am
Forum: Wefunk
Topic: back to the oldschool
Replies: 17
Views: 16571

Those are really beautiful decks, man! Your should be very pleased. I dig that old hardwood powerboat aesthetic, those things are awesome. Keep after it, brah! I love when something functional becomse so beautiful it becomse a work of art. I'm a fan of your stuff, and in fact I own one of your deck...
by Alex Luxat
Wed Jan 11, 2006 11:24 am
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Deck Discussion
Topic: Foamcore repair by Surf Shops?
Replies: 8
Views: 6509

Damn, you got fast. 8) (Compared to Cologne 2004 where I saw you riding the last time.))
by Alex Luxat
Tue Jan 10, 2006 11:03 pm
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Deck Discussion
Topic: Foamcore repair by Surf Shops?
Replies: 8
Views: 6509

Karl, you know how sorry I´m about this. You - of course - know it but just for the record here on ISSA: I didn´t build the decks you broke but my former partner who is no longer part of wefunk skateboards. I really don´t know: Did you get any replacement which still lasts? I know that another deck ...
by Alex Luxat
Tue Jan 10, 2006 8:04 pm
Forum: Wefunk
Topic: back to the oldschool
Replies: 17
Views: 16571

Decks look great Alex! Think you ought to put one together with triple chrome outlet vents and ultra polished footstops a la Riva: http://www.riva-world.com By the way, did you photograph those decks with wet varnish by chance? Sam yes, i did. but believe me they are as shiny dry. http://www.slalom...
by Alex Luxat
Tue Jan 10, 2006 12:06 pm
Forum: Wefunk
Topic: back to the oldschool
Replies: 17
Views: 16571

Thanks for the props guys!
by Alex Luxat
Mon Jan 09, 2006 1:49 pm
Forum: Wefunk
Topic: back to the oldschool
Replies: 17
Views: 16571

back to the oldschool

after experimenting with precious wood veneers like rosewood (palisander) and zebrawood (zebrano) i really dig those at the moment. inspired by the powerful and elegant aesthetics of 50´s wooden speedboats i´ll call them after european lakes and yachting resorts. http://www.chriscameron.co.nz/db/alb...
by Alex Luxat
Mon Jan 09, 2006 11:32 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2006] Slalom Skateboard World Cup Hannover, June 3-4 2006
Replies: 134
Views: 114660

count me in.
miniramp is a good idea!!!
by Alex Luxat
Sat Dec 17, 2005 1:56 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: What are your goals for 2006?
Replies: 67
Views: 46900

Re: To complete my bionic collection of parts

... 5. To Design some new exciting gear that is so good everyone will be forced to get it. - dito! - but most important: to get my family back together and being a father to my son. - i don´t care about my rankings but i´ll try to show up on some slalom and dh races if there is time. (at least i´ll...
by Alex Luxat
Mon Dec 12, 2005 11:00 am
Forum: Helmet, Pads, Wrist guards & Sliding gloves
Topic: Full Face Helmets
Replies: 28
Views: 29360

also check out http://www.icaro2000.com very light hanggliding helmets with superb field of view and good hearing.
i have a skyrunner integral wich i use on GS, superG and downhill courses:

Image
by Alex Luxat
Sun Dec 11, 2005 10:58 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2005] G.O.G. TRIPLE CROWN starts november 27th 2005
Replies: 77
Views: 60269

we miseed a few other folks who said they would come but didn't,these people know who they are,guys you missed a good session on a good course. Donald I wanted to come and would have loved to ride that course. But yesterday it was also very important for me to party and celebrate with the students....
by Alex Luxat
Sun Dec 11, 2005 10:48 pm
Forum: Wefunk
Topic: FINAL ANNOUNCEMENT
Replies: 15
Views: 13656

Alex any chance you guys would build new S-cambers with a similar design but with the new Aluminum construction? That would be siiick. Hi Karl, thanks for your interest. First off all wefunk now is just me. I´m not planning to do an s-camber at the moment. All decks will be less cambered and will h...
by Alex Luxat
Sat Dec 10, 2005 12:50 pm
Forum: Wefunk
Topic: FINAL ANNOUNCEMENT
Replies: 15
Views: 13656

That is very likely.

There will be different models with different surface options but no more custommades (shapewise).
But of course I can layup a tough one for you then. ;)
by Alex Luxat
Sat Dec 10, 2005 12:40 pm
Forum: Wefunk
Topic: SPEEDBONE
Replies: 5
Views: 7667

Re: The speedbone's connected to the footbone!

jamie merrifield wrote:Did you have a chance to ride this beast yet? How do you like it?
Hopefully I´ll ride it tomorrow. I´ll give my impressions then.
Now heading first for a bowl session.
by Alex Luxat
Sat Dec 10, 2005 11:32 am
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Deck Discussion
Topic: board building class at KISD design school
Replies: 3
Views: 4127

Re: Kisd

Hey Alex. Thanks for posting those links. All the decks are so amazing! How did the MDF work for making the moulds? Thanks! The MDF was okay cause it´s cheap. We sanded it, soaked it in epoxy (rolled on epoxy and used hot air to further liquify it) and sanded again, then polished. The pressed decks...
by Alex Luxat
Fri Dec 09, 2005 7:12 pm
Forum: Wefunk
Topic: FINAL ANNOUNCEMENT
Replies: 15
Views: 13656

humm, yes ... never say never.

wefunk site relaunch late december. (if you wanna grab some pics of older decks do it now.)
temporary workshop at KISD.
new facilities in february.
by Alex Luxat
Fri Dec 09, 2005 6:44 pm
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Deck Discussion
Topic: board building class at KISD design school
Replies: 3
Views: 4127

board building class at KISD design school

http://www.slalomspot.com/wefunk/KISD_Web/images/DSC05645.JPG with the presentation today ended a two months midterm-project at the Köln International School of Design ( http://www.kisd.de - my former school) where I was guest lecturing for this project/class. 16 students learned basic principles o...
by Alex Luxat
Fri Dec 09, 2005 1:09 am
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Deck Discussion
Topic: Updating Deck Manufacturers
Replies: 6
Views: 5039

Equally, the Wefunk forum has Alex's 'Final Announcement' posting. Although it appears that that was it for the brand, with further investigation it would seem that he is still producing the popular race shapes for www.geoskate.com. That's good to see. yup, i´m still here and even i made a final an...
by Alex Luxat
Fri Dec 09, 2005 12:49 am
Forum: Pavel
Topic: BOWL PICS
Replies: 2
Views: 3183

first time i see him wearing kneepads AND EVEN A HELMET ever!
was time though ...
by Alex Luxat
Fri Dec 09, 2005 12:47 am
Forum: Fatboy
Topic: Greetings and Alohas
Replies: 8
Views: 7115

hey ron,

haven´t been here for a while.
good to see you here -- so to speak.

cheers from cologne
by Alex Luxat
Fri Dec 09, 2005 12:39 am
Forum: Wefunk
Topic: SPEEDBONE
Replies: 5
Views: 7667

SPEEDBONE

triple-torsionbox sandwich+monocoque my birthdaypresent to myself. enjoy the pics. <img src="http://www.slalomspot.com/wefunk/boards/speedbone/clear1.jpg" /> <img src="http://www.slalomspot.com/wefunk/boards/speedbone/clear2.jpg" /> <img src="http://www.slalomspot.com/wefunk/boards/speedbone/clear3....
by Alex Luxat
Sat Nov 05, 2005 7:12 pm
Forum: 2006 World Championships - Brixlegg, Austria
Topic: World Championship candidate: Brixlegg 2006 please read
Replies: 127
Views: 104284

My main reason to vote for Brixlegg is that I can rip the park after getting kicked in the qualification. To be honest: The park alone is more reason for me to travel there than the slalom race which will be great anyway.
by Alex Luxat
Fri Sep 02, 2005 8:02 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: FOR SALE: NOS Street Issue / Hobie Mike Weed blank-deck
Replies: 0
Views: 1130

FOR SALE: NOS Street Issue / Hobie Mike Weed blank-deck

EBAY LINK IS HERE http://www.luxat.mynetcologne.de/eBay/issue/bottom.jpg http://www.luxat.mynetcologne.de/eBay/issue/top.jpg http://www.luxat.mynetcologne.de/eBay/issue/rocker.jpg http://www.luxat.mynetcologne.de/eBay/issue/detail.jpg Deck was made by Hobie for the 1976 Mike Weed Model. In 1980 Pow...
by Alex Luxat
Mon Jun 13, 2005 12:09 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: ebay: WEFUNK foamy 2nd and G&S Neil Blender
Replies: 0
Views: 1081

ebay: WEFUNK foamy 2nd and G&S Neil Blender

http://www.luxat.mynetcologne.de/eBay/foamy/bottom.jpg http://www.luxat.mynetcologne.de/eBay/foamy/top.jpg http://www.luxat.mynetcologne.de/eBay/foamy/signature.jpg http://www.luxat.mynetcologne.de/eBay/foamy/camber.jpg http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=7163053951 http://www.luxat....
by Alex Luxat
Tue Jun 07, 2005 7:44 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2005] Hannover Slalom World Cup, June 3-5, 2005
Replies: 87
Views: 59009

Anyone got any photos of this excellent bowl that's been mentioned? I don´t have pics from our session just these from a newsletter: http://www.slalomspot.com/wefunk/Hannover_Bowl/kl_Hannover_Bowl_01.jpg http://www.slalomspot.com/wefunk/Hannover_Bowl/kl_Hannover_Bowl_02.jpg http://www.slalomspot.co...
by Alex Luxat
Mon Jun 06, 2005 9:25 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2005] Hannover Slalom World Cup, June 3-5, 2005
Replies: 87
Views: 59009

Result lists (thanks to Dan Gesmer): http://www.slalomspot.com/wefunk/HannoverWorldCup/ The friday training sessions were epic with sun and perfect conditions. Too bad it couldn´t stay that way for the whole weekend. The location was perfect with lots of cheering spectators who came to visit the exp...
by Alex Luxat
Sat May 28, 2005 8:03 pm
Forum: Wefunk
Topic: FINAL ANNOUNCEMENT
Replies: 15
Views: 13656

Thank you all and especially Donald! The 1:1 talk in Paris was neccessary and a good thing that now all is settled out. @ all: Hey, I might take that for granted and knock on your front doors soon! Please acknowledge that my decision was not made only on financial considerations or Arne´s and my rec...
by Alex Luxat
Sat May 28, 2005 5:08 pm
Forum: Wefunk
Topic: FINAL ANNOUNCEMENT
Replies: 15
Views: 13656

Thanks guys. Sam, I´ll be in Hannover for sure. I have a hotel room booked already. (as in Munich - sponsored by my sister!) I wanted to try and race sober ... but under these circumstances ... who knows ... (The biggest shame would be becoming one of the best educated bums in the city. And I was he...