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by Pat Chewning
Tue Nov 15, 2011 6:17 pm
Forum: 2012 Contest Calendar
Topic: Thread to discuss Dates, Status voting etc. for 2012
Replies: 114
Views: 62021

Re: 2012 International Slalom Contest Schedule

Would there be any benefit in moving the State Games to a different date (away from Dovercourt date)? As it stands, it is 1 week apart. We have some flexibility. We could (for example) move to early August ...???
by Pat Chewning
Mon Oct 31, 2011 5:06 pm
Forum: 2012 Contest Calendar
Topic: Thread to discuss Dates, Status voting etc. for 2012
Replies: 114
Views: 62021

Re: 2012 International Slalom Contest Schedule

June 23-24 2012

State Games of Oregon

Tight SL
Hybrid SL
GS
Slalomcross

Salem, Oregon
by Pat Chewning
Tue Sep 13, 2011 10:50 am
Forum: ISSA World Records
Topic: 100-Cone records
Replies: 42
Views: 29770

Re: 100-Cone records

Congratulations! Finally a woman Jr record is set.

Don't forget to submit your contest results to the ISSA secretary as described in the rules: http://www.slalomskateboarder.com/ISSA/ ... ecords.pdf
by Pat Chewning
Wed Jun 29, 2011 12:29 am
Forum: Seattle - Portland
Topic: 2011 State Games of Oregon June 25-26
Replies: 2
Views: 3161

Re: 2011 State Games of Oregon June 25-26

Photos here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mitch2k1/sets/72157627065489998/ http://home.comcast.net/~pchewn/2011-State-Games-Results/All-Results.pdf http://home.comcast.net/~pchewn/2011-State-Games-Results/GS-RESULTS.pdf http://home.comcast.net/~pchewn/2011-State-Games-Results/GS-TIMES.pdf http://hom...
by Pat Chewning
Tue Jun 14, 2011 11:17 pm
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Truck Discussion
Topic: Radikal compatible axles from Buzzed
Replies: 7
Views: 4911

Re: Radikal compatible axles from Buzzed

I'm in no way affiliated with Buzzed Trucks, I just saw them on Silverfish and they have brought out some new axles, which are Radikal compatible. "Our axles are being made out of a patented steel called Stress-Proof. The yield strength of Buzzed is 100,000 psi (minimum) compared to (correct me if ...
by Pat Chewning
Sun Jun 12, 2011 4:01 am
Forum: Seattle - Portland
Topic: 2011 State Games of Oregon June 25-26
Replies: 2
Views: 3161

Re: 2011 State Games of Oregon June 25-26

Paul Howard and I will set the courses. The advanced TIGHT course will be 100 cones, 6 foot spacing, set up in ISSA world-record format. The easier TIGHT course will be approx 75 cones over the same distance (8 foot spacing). Brad Jackman and John Stryker will be bringing the starting ramps. Summer ...
by Pat Chewning
Sat Jun 04, 2011 1:24 am
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: 2011 Site Sponsor Schedule
Replies: 57
Views: 16994

Re: 2011 Site Sponsor Schedule

Could we possibly update the monthly site sponsor in order to keep certain parties happy? I know that when the UKSSA's turn comes around, we want to be featured from 12:01 am on July 1 onwards. You can forget about updating after that! Thank you, Sam Yes, I agree Since June is not updated yet (it i...
by Pat Chewning
Wed Apr 27, 2011 6:53 am
Forum: Movies
Topic: Highway Gospel
Replies: 6
Views: 3338

Looks good! I wonder where and when I can see it?
by Pat Chewning
Wed Apr 27, 2011 6:41 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: TO SUPPORT THE ISSA OR NOT
Replies: 15
Views: 5928

But look at the top of the page where the event is posted: http://www.slalomskateboarder.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?t=7831 doesn't it say "ISSA International Slalom Skateboarding Association?" I think it is OK to have non-ISSA events. But I'm not so sure that they should be freely posted on the ISSA we...
by Pat Chewning
Tue Apr 05, 2011 5:28 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: [Sold] For sale: Radikal, splitfire, Skennet, Indy offset.
Replies: 14
Views: 4287

Dan: Can you bring them to the Salem Slalom BBQ April 17th? You might get someone there to buy them.

-- Pat
by Pat Chewning
Thu Mar 31, 2011 8:04 pm
Forum: Seattle - Portland
Topic: 2011 State Games of Oregon June 25-26
Replies: 2
Views: 3161

2011 State Games of Oregon June 25-26

4 EVENTS

Slalomcross

Dual Hybrid

GS

TIGHT


Fast, Fun racing on the buttery-smooth tree-lined Salem Soap Box Derby Hill.

Sign up and info here:

http://www.stategamesoforegon.org/sport ... son=summer
by Pat Chewning
Thu Mar 31, 2011 8:00 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 295291

If you liked TX Sizzler you will like State Games of Oregon

Congrats to the organizers and racers at the Texas Sizzler. If you liked that, you may also want to make plans for the Oregon State Games June 25-26 We also have a nice smooth long Soap Box Derby track. We will be running 4 events: GS, Dual Hybrid, Tight, Slalomcross Sign up and more info here: http...
by Pat Chewning
Thu Mar 17, 2011 4:44 pm
Forum: Timing System
Topic: Cheap Timer
Replies: 49
Views: 30381

Max lap to record: 64 laps;
Looks like 64 laps can be recorded ..... RTFM
by Pat Chewning
Tue Mar 08, 2011 6:03 am
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: Front page updates early 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 3263

I noticed the change and I think it is wonderful! The forum is easy enough to find, and the front page is great for casual or 1st-time users to find results and upcoming races.

Nice job!
by Pat Chewning
Sun Feb 13, 2011 6:23 pm
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: Overall calculation
Replies: 14
Views: 7514

The calculation of "OVERALL" is optional

9.4 Overall Winner
An event with several races may give awards for the overall winner. The method of calculating the
overall winner shall be:

The calculation is only needed as far as the event organizer decides awards are to be given for overall....
by Pat Chewning
Tue Feb 08, 2011 5:20 pm
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: Overall calculation
Replies: 14
Views: 7514

2009 World Championships overall calculation

The 2009 World Championships overall calculation was done exactly per the rules, with the Hybrid designated as the tie-breaker event.

The calculations were only carried out in order to find the top 3 overall finishers (for awards).
by Pat Chewning
Sun Jan 30, 2011 2:49 am
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: Trackmate 2 lane sports timer
Replies: 11
Views: 4284

Will you part it out? Cascade Slalom is interested in just the IR beam components (not the wire, not the timer itself).

Maybe someone else just wants the timer (e.g. to upgrade to Version 6) ???
by Pat Chewning
Fri Jan 28, 2011 3:12 am
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 295291

My new title

Coming up this fall my new title will be "Grandpa" -- that's right, my son and his wife will be having a baby this fall.

Maybe ISSA should have a "Grandpa" class?
by Pat Chewning
Wed Jan 26, 2011 6:01 pm
Forum: California
Topic: Hello CA slalomers?
Replies: 2
Views: 2228

Please plan on attending the Oregon State Games slalom race in Salem, Oregon the weekend of June 25 2011


CA slalomers usually attend this.

-- Pat Chewning
by Pat Chewning
Sun Jan 09, 2011 9:00 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Travelling timer kit needed
Replies: 20
Views: 8112

I KNOW IN THE PAST THERE HAD BEEN TALK OF A KIT. BUT TRULY WE NEED A KIT MOSTLY WITH A TRAVELING TIMING SYSTEM. TRAVELING FROM USA CONTEST TO CONTEST THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. THE MONEY FOR THIS WOULD BE OBTAINED FROM THE ISSA DUES. I volunteered last year (early in 2010) to put together the travelling ...
by Pat Chewning
Tue Jan 04, 2011 9:12 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Wheels
Replies: 3
Views: 2468

They work!

Wheels work great!

Image
by Pat Chewning
Mon Dec 27, 2010 1:13 am
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: SlalomRanking.com 2010
Replies: 84
Views: 33602

We run a slalomcross every year at the Oregon State Games. I was happy to see that this year the ISSA was going to recognize slalomcross events. Unfortunately, this idea (like others) was not executed and implemented completely. I will report the event results, the ISSA can count them (or not) for r...
by Pat Chewning
Sun Dec 26, 2010 9:51 pm
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: SlalomRanking.com 2010
Replies: 84
Views: 33602

The Oregon State Games 2010 included slalomcross. The results of the slalomcross are not in the rankings....


(The 2010 ISSA BOD decided to include slalomcross in the rankings)
by Pat Chewning
Thu Dec 09, 2010 2:37 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: The Logos for the Shirts that will Save Slalom
Replies: 29
Views: 11806

Neil, I noticed on your new design logo that you have re-named the International Slalom Skateboarding Association by changing the meaning of the S's to "Skateboard" and "Slalom. Or was this an accident? The Europeans for some reason like to call the ISSA "International Skateboard Slalom Association...
by Pat Chewning
Thu Dec 02, 2010 8:27 am
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: 2011 Site Sponsor Schedule
Replies: 57
Views: 16994

CSA will sponsor June.

CSA will sponsor June.

-- Pat Chewning
by Pat Chewning
Thu Dec 02, 2010 8:22 am
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 295291

Dues for 2011?? -- I think I'll wait awhile.

I think I will wait a bit to pay my dues for 2011......

It MAY turn out that the new BOD gets rid of paying for membership ... probably a good idea to wait and see.
by Pat Chewning
Thu Oct 21, 2010 8:11 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 295291

Medical Insurance company seeks info to sue for race injury

Two years ago in July, I broke my shoulder at Hood River while racing. I had surgery and a plate put in. This year, I had the plate removed (in August). Just last week, I received a questionaire from the insurance "Abrogation Services". Basically, the questionaire was asking things like: "Was this t...
by Pat Chewning
Thu Sep 23, 2010 7:24 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: Spiked X in the City, London [POSTPONED...]
Replies: 28
Views: 14042

Anyone who followed directions, paid the money early, booked airfair, sent in all the forms -- Just got Burned! Anyone who postponed to the last second, held on to their money, and made no advance plans -- Is in the Clear! Good luck trying to get racers to do this twice after being burned once. I'm ...
by Pat Chewning
Thu Sep 23, 2010 6:35 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: Spiked X in the City, London [POSTPONED...]
Replies: 28
Views: 14042

I suspect that there is more to this than the organizer (of the overall SpikedX in the City) is saying... I cannot fathom a huge sporting event of this scale cancelling at 1-month notice just because "I feel that in order to deliver the level of visitor experience required the best course of action ...
by Pat Chewning
Tue Sep 21, 2010 6:33 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: What Does "Queering A Venue" Mean?
Replies: 38
Views: 15823

Sj Kalliokoski wrote:Where that is stated in rules? I tried to look but could not find?
Rules are here: http://www.slalomskateboarder.com/Media ... ARules.pdf

Specifically rule 4.4 (Disqualification) has a clause for "Unsporting Behavior"
by Pat Chewning
Tue Sep 21, 2010 6:24 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: What Does "Queering A Venue" Mean?
Replies: 38
Views: 15823

I deleted them. My question about a race promoters rights spawned a lot of drama. I don't want to be responsible for creating that. I apologize for wasting your time Pat and anyone elses that took the time to reply, but I was considering how this thread would be read by the public. Your question al...
by Pat Chewning
Tue Sep 21, 2010 2:13 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: What Does "Queering A Venue" Mean?
Replies: 38
Views: 15823

Were a number of posts just deleted from here?

Where did they go?
by Pat Chewning
Tue Sep 21, 2010 1:40 am
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 295291

Hey Paul: The couch at the lodge looks nice and cozy, but count me out on the hot-tub.

See what I mean here: http://www.utahpowdertours.com/house
by Pat Chewning
Sun Sep 19, 2010 6:36 am
Forum: Seattle - Portland
Topic: Slalom Jam - Salem - Sept 19th 2010 [Cancelled]
Replies: 3
Views: 2878

CANCELLED

Cancelled.

Raining hard now, showers continuing tomorrow. Dew point and temperature same (100% humidity). Track will never dry out.
by Pat Chewning
Sat Sep 18, 2010 11:47 pm
Forum: Seattle - Portland
Topic: Slalom Jam - Salem - Sept 19th 2010 [Cancelled]
Replies: 3
Views: 2878

I will make the call at 9pm tonight (or so)....

Weather is looking pretty dismal right now. (raining now, 80% chance tomorrow)
by Pat Chewning
Sun Sep 12, 2010 6:48 pm
Forum: ISSA World Records
Topic: 100-Cone records
Replies: 42
Views: 29770

I love that pic! Look at the spectators -- they are all leaning forward and anxious to see a new world record. Janis looks very FOCUSED.

Congratulations!
by Pat Chewning
Sun Sep 12, 2010 6:30 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 295291

Jonathan Harms wrote:Make it into a footstop, Pat. ;-)
That is a GREAT idea .... I'll get right on it.
by Pat Chewning
Sat Sep 11, 2010 7:26 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 295291

No wonder my shoulder hurt -- look what they took out!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v58/pchewn/shoulder/IMG_6227.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v58/pchewn/shoulder/IMG_6218.jpg Really, it feels MUCH better now. I couldn't move my arm completely with that hardware in, and it hurt every day. They removed the hardware 2 weeks ago and it feels ...
by Pat Chewning
Thu Sep 09, 2010 5:54 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 295291

Slalom Jam at Salem Soap Box Derby Hill - Sept 19th

Status: BASIC Date: Sunday Sept 19 2010 Time: 10:00 AM Location: USA, Oregon, Salem (Soap Box Derby Hill) Organizers: Pat Chewning and Cascade Slalom (pchewn@comcast.net) Format: Jam format, 2 courses (GS-ish slalom, and Hybrid-ish slalom) at least one course will have a timer. End of dry season fin...
by Pat Chewning
Tue Aug 17, 2010 7:42 pm
Forum: G.O.G. Trucks
Topic: front and back
Replies: 23
Views: 10714

The GOG thread is not dead. I visit it regularly to drool over trucks that I wish I could buy.
by Pat Chewning
Tue Aug 17, 2010 1:21 am
Forum: G.O.G. Trucks
Topic: front and back
Replies: 23
Views: 10714

Yes, Jonathan, either one of those would fix the inconsistency.

It really is a minor flaw in an otherwise elegant design.
by Pat Chewning
Tue Aug 03, 2010 5:02 am
Forum: G.O.G. Trucks
Topic: front and back
Replies: 23
Views: 10714

What is used as a reference line to see the angle the truck is set? It appears to me that the center of the lowest angle-setting bolt hole is used as the reference. (So the pic above is near 0*, and the pic a couple of posts above is near 20*) It also appears to me that the scale is reversed. As it...
by Pat Chewning
Wed Jun 23, 2010 3:21 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 295291

Re: SEISMIC WORLD CUP

Seismic World Cup Update: Because we believe we will have lots of time in the schedule, we are considering DOUBLE and possibly TRIPLE ELIMINATION racing Hey Gary, you might want to try ZERO ELIMINATION racing like we just did at the Oregon State Games (for the slalomcross). Here are the results: ht...
by Pat Chewning
Mon Jun 21, 2010 5:55 pm
Forum: Seattle - Portland
Topic: 2010 Oregon State Games, June 19-20
Replies: 5
Views: 7347

2010 Oregon State Games

Article in newspaper http://www.slalomskateboarder.com/Contests/2010OregonStateGames/2010-State-Games-Newspaper.pdf GIANT SLALOM Beginner NAME Place Medal Joe Hart 1 GOLD Abby Benvenuti 2 Silver Isaak Brickner 3 Bronze Hybrid Slalom Beginner NAME Place Medal Joe Hart 1 GOLD Abby Benvenuti 2 Silver I...
by Pat Chewning
Mon Jun 21, 2010 5:54 pm
Forum: Seattle - Portland
Topic: 2010 Oregon State Games, June 19-20
Replies: 5
Views: 7347

RESULTS: http://www.slalomskateboarder.com/Contests/2010OregonStateGames/Tight-RESULTS.pdf http://www.slalomskateboarder.com/Contests/2010OregonStateGames/Slalomcross-RESULTS.pdf http://www.slalomskateboarder.com/Contests/2010OregonStateGames/GS-RESULTS.pdf http://www.slalomskateboarder.com/Contests...
by Pat Chewning
Thu Jun 17, 2010 9:22 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2010] BRIXLEGG BLITZ WORLD CUP AND WORLD INVITATIONAL
Replies: 29
Views: 11829

The State Games of Oregon skateboard racers are run in association with the Oregon Amateur Athletic Association (they run the State Games of Oregon). Payment of prize money is contrary to the group's rules. When I first approached the State Games, they were adamant about NO PROS allowed (at all). Th...
by Pat Chewning
Wed Jun 16, 2010 4:12 pm
Forum: Daily Banter
Topic: POST ONLY REPLIES, don't use New Topic
Replies: 452
Views: 295291

Oregon State Games

Weather looks good for the weekend -- partly sunny and 70F predicted. Received a HUGE box of helmets and a couple of complete skateboards from RAZOR to sponsor the kids races. Field of racers is shaping up nicely with Richy, Brad, Stryker, Kramer, Ravitch, Jonny Miller, Skip, Kevin D, Tay Hunt, and ...
by Pat Chewning
Wed Jun 09, 2010 10:20 am
Forum: Seattle - Portland
Topic: 2010 Oregon State Games, June 19-20
Replies: 5
Views: 7347

Oregon State Games (time shift) Day swap

Important Update! (As of June 9th) Event Times and Dates have changed due to a schedule conflict with the Soap Box Derby Track. The new schedule is: o Saturday June 19th (2PM) Beginner/Kids Race (Slalom) o Saturday June 19th (3PM) Tight Slalom Race o Saturday June 19th (6PM) Peter Ramirez Memorial ...