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by Matthew Wilson
Mon Apr 27, 2009 10:36 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: SOLD/TRADED: Roe PS2.8, Icksticks Carerra and other goodies
Replies: 1
Views: 1203

SOLD/TRADED: Roe PS2.8, Icksticks Carerra and other goodies

Thanks to all that showed interest. All has been promised.
by Matthew Wilson
Sun Oct 15, 2006 2:58 am
Forum: New England
Topic: FARMAGEDDON 11/11/06
Replies: 52
Views: 39913

Re: East Coast

Paul Pellerin wrote:Hey Matt,

Come on back east!! We will take you back.
Thanks, Paul. Maybe someday. But it won't be soon. My wife is still in school and, well, the weather rocks out here. The weather, however, is not enough to diminigh my missing all of you guys.

Anyway, have fun racing.
by Matthew Wilson
Thu Oct 12, 2006 10:20 am
Forum: New England
Topic: FARMAGEDDON 11/11/06
Replies: 52
Views: 39913

Yo Derek, That's a sick idea. I'm absolutely stoked to skate magnolia woods again- one of the first places a lot of us skated cones in 04. Derek I'd really like to help organize if you want. Give me a call. We need to to Tight Slalom again. Get JG to set it. BASS Boston Area Slalom Sessions Dude, K...
by Matthew Wilson
Thu May 04, 2006 4:41 pm
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Truck Discussion
Topic: How important are straight axles on your front truck?
Replies: 5
Views: 5911

technical questions

Also posted at silverfishlongboarding.com Ok, I am one of those poor, sorry-ass, newbie, dweebish skaters who got into this game way late and just look like a dumb fool anytime I step on a skateboard. With that said, I also slalom. Yes, slalom is cool to do, but it is still seemingly dweebish to som...
by Matthew Wilson
Sun Apr 02, 2006 5:40 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Needham Practice Sessions
Replies: 5
Views: 3819

Nice vids, guys!

Hey, Karl. Thanks for posting the vids! I love being able to see you guys out there.
by Matthew Wilson
Sun Mar 26, 2006 11:19 am
Forum: Colorado
Topic: any CO folks practicing this week?
Replies: 2
Views: 4110

need spots

Sorry I missed the CO crowd this past week. The day change killed me, although there didn't seem to be much of a choice for oyu guys. Glad the race went well. Anyway...I need places to skate. Still not familiar with the area areound Littleton/Denver and the pavement sucks in most places where I have...
by Matthew Wilson
Fri Mar 24, 2006 7:50 pm
Forum: Colorado
Topic: any CO folks practicing this week?
Replies: 2
Views: 4110

any CO folks practicing this week?

Hey, guys and gals! I need to get out and run some cones. Anyone practicing this week and wanna let a crappy slalomer join ya?

If not, anyone know of any good evening spots in the Littleton area?

Later
by Matthew Wilson
Tue Oct 04, 2005 8:46 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Arboretum Outlaw SATURDAY NOVEMBER 5TH 9 AM TIGHT SLALOM
Replies: 41
Views: 31554

you rock, Karl

Karl,

Glad that you are spreading the stoke like a bad strain of the flu! Maybe it will actually keep kids healthier as the weather gets colder.

Miss you all on the EC. Keep skatin'.
by Matthew Wilson
Mon Aug 08, 2005 7:37 am
Forum: North America
Topic: [2005] Slalom on the Farm 5.0pen
Replies: 99
Views: 88461

pics and vids rock

Wes, thanks for the link to the corrected address for the pics.

Leo, thanks again for the pics.

Everyone in the vids looked great.

Hey, where was Vlad? Did he not make it?
by Matthew Wilson
Sun Aug 07, 2005 6:25 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: [2005] Slalom on the Farm 5.0pen
Replies: 99
Views: 88461

album link not valid

Leo,
The link for the last set of pics is not valid. Thanks for all your picture taking, brother. We really appreciate it.

I can't wait to see your second round of photos.
by Matthew Wilson
Sat Aug 06, 2005 7:30 am
Forum: North America
Topic: [2005] Slalom on the Farm 5.0pen
Replies: 99
Views: 88461

thanks for the pics

Leo,

Thanks for posting pics so quickly. Those of us who couldn't make it and who anxiously waited for updates all day really appreciate it.

It's not like being there, but the pics provide some taste of the sweetness.

Thanks.
by Matthew Wilson
Fri Aug 05, 2005 2:23 am
Forum: North America
Topic: [2005] Slalom on the Farm 5.0pen
Replies: 99
Views: 88461

To all the Farmers

Hey, guys. Have a fantastic day tomorrow and Saturday. I wish I could be there, but things didn't work out for me this season.
But you guys and gals are going to have a blast!!!
by Matthew Wilson
Sun Jul 10, 2005 11:12 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Anyone up for a Boston Practice Sess?
Replies: 10
Views: 4773

right

I'll be there. uhhh, wait. I'm in Colorado.
Have fun.

Jim is gonna toast you all this year.

Don't let me down, Jimmy!!
by Matthew Wilson
Thu Jul 07, 2005 3:52 am
Forum: New England
Topic: The Farm Outlaw Series
Replies: 451
Views: 381584

EC

I miss you all. I miss you all. I miss you all.



Did I mention I miss you all?

Glad there is some skatin' in the EC. The west is dead.
by Matthew Wilson
Thu Jun 16, 2005 12:28 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Da farm series #5 July 4th Boston?
Replies: 19
Views: 9691

Chinese

Chinese is always on the menu, isn't it! Sadly, I will not be in Boston this July 4th. But from here in Colorado, I say you should do it, Karl. That spot rocks simply because of its location. And didn't they just repave it?
by Matthew Wilson
Sat May 07, 2005 9:24 am
Forum: New England
Topic: The Farm Outlaw Series
Replies: 451
Views: 381584

wish I was there

I miss all of you already.
Just arrived in Denver today. Going to buy new pads and a helmet hopefully this week. Then I'm giving the COSS guys a call.

But I miss the east already. Keep posting so I can keep up with you all.
by Matthew Wilson
Fri Apr 08, 2005 9:57 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Slalom in CT on Sunday
Replies: 22
Views: 10956

bogus

ok, I love family...I really do. But damnit if my new nephew is getting baptized on Sunday! AND I'm leaving in 3 weeks for Colorado!!! This could have been my chance to skate with some of the greatest folks I know! I'm gonna miss you all very much. I'll be back for visits for sure. But, gosh, I'm go...
by Matthew Wilson
Fri Mar 25, 2005 10:38 pm
Forum: Colorado
Topic: Colorado scene
Replies: 47
Views: 55151

Re: Fresh Meat on the CO scene

Hey Matthew, Now that you are leaving the East Coast we'll be happy to welcome you to the center of the Slalom Universe. Glimore, Champman, they all like to think the East is where it's at, but that stats don't lie. COSS will whip you into competitive racing shape in no time. We generally communica...
by Matthew Wilson
Wed Mar 23, 2005 9:25 pm
Forum: Colorado
Topic: Colorado scene
Replies: 47
Views: 55151

Where do you CO folks skate??

Hey, CO crew. In 5 weeks I will be making the move from Boston to the Denver area with my wife. She is going back to school and I am currently looking for work (any ideas are welcome). I just wanted to get an idea where you all skate most of the time. I'm pretty pitiful as a slalomer, but hanging ou...
by Matthew Wilson
Mon Feb 14, 2005 7:02 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: "the dark side of the cone"
Replies: 789
Views: 575993

Rick Stanziale wrote: correct me if I'm wrong, but doesn't Iacovelli bear a strong resemblence to Love Lee? Now if we can just figure out who Studwell is........
Studwell looks a bit like Liv Tyler after being slapped around a bit.

Hey, Joe. You hit women?? Someone should kick your butt!
by Matthew Wilson
Tue Jan 11, 2005 7:22 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Schools and Colleges
Replies: 12
Views: 6372

Go KARL!!!

Great to hear your idea, Karl! One thing that you have to remember is that the school is going to be concerned with mainly ONE thing: lawsuits as a result of lack of insurance. The success of your pitch will depend on how well you cover the bases of giving the school a way out if someone gets hurt. ...
by Matthew Wilson
Fri Nov 05, 2004 2:52 pm
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: A face for our sport
Replies: 49
Views: 45962

some clarification please

Can somebody please layout the itemized list of costs for this site, please? We are talking very globally here, but let's layout everything. You can't ask people to invest in something without them understanding the more intricate aspects of the picture. For example, I donated $23 or 25 (can't remem...
by Matthew Wilson
Fri Nov 05, 2004 2:12 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Can this be in slalom's future??
Replies: 11
Views: 5351

Can this be in slalom's future??

Geez...everyone's always looking for a thrill.

http://www.skootaskate.co.uk/
by Matthew Wilson
Mon Oct 18, 2004 9:06 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 403331

thanks

WOW! Yesterday was fun. Anyway...thanks for the great riding everyone. Paul, the shrimp and scallops were fantastic. Thanks for the treat. JG, or should I say Chef Gilmour, thanks for cooking, always giving advice, and for the good conversation during the car ride to and from the park. Derek, always...
by Matthew Wilson
Fri Oct 15, 2004 11:08 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 403331

aight

Nice. I'll sharpen my wheels.
by Matthew Wilson
Fri Oct 15, 2004 9:09 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 403331

Sunday, Sunday, Sunday

Hey, is Sunday still a go 2-5 at Magnolia?
by Matthew Wilson
Thu Oct 14, 2004 7:19 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 403331

Boys becoming men

Almost forgot. I saw a story about our pals Ben and Brian coughing up some bearings and wheels to help put a skate together for Korten. While I'm fully Catholic, I still believe in Karma. You reached out to somebody. I hardly know you guys, but I couldn't be any prouder of you. You were good guys b...
by Matthew Wilson
Wed Oct 13, 2004 6:42 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 403331

ooo, ooo

what day are folks going to be there? This may be my last one with you guys! Yeah, Jessa and I might be moving. I may be hanging with the Colorado crowd very soon. Jessa was accepted to here first choice school in Denver and we have begun working out the logistics of making the move. Leaving the Rig...
by Matthew Wilson
Mon Oct 04, 2004 8:09 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 403331

oh the ache!

I'm aching for slalom. Work got busy again. I'm always here late and my wife always has the car anyway. I hope you all are skating hard. I miss and love you all.
Later.
by Matthew Wilson
Sat Sep 25, 2004 2:46 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 403331

anyone skating today?

I don't have a car, but will do my best to get to wherever folks are skating.

Let me know.

617-500-4121
matt@vasocreta.com
by Matthew Wilson
Tue Sep 14, 2004 2:01 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: "the dark side of the cone"
Replies: 789
Views: 575993

I need a med stiff unlimited. My Med is a little too soft for me. TK You know, Hombre', drop about 15 pounds and that board will stiffen up in no time! Lay off the pork chops and fried clams and you might find you have the perfect flex. (How's that for mixing up the dark side and true slalom insigh...
by Matthew Wilson
Fri Sep 10, 2004 11:20 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 403331

Saturday 3pm in Rowley Glenn, Millie and I are skating. Big hill, possible bust, probably not. Ben will be there to critique. All are welcome. BBQ at my house after if interest is there. Anyone else coming, or is slalom officially dead? DEAD? Slalom just woke up again, it's definately not dead. I a...
by Matthew Wilson
Tue Sep 07, 2004 5:46 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Pro and Open or A-Pro/B-Pro?
Replies: 53
Views: 34426

a nobody racer with an opinion

In the whole PRO/ AM racer debate, I stand firm in my belief that Slalom should be treated in the same way that tennis is handled. Events are worth points and once a rider accumulates enough points from attending/winning AM races, then they can become a PRO if they choose. The AM circuit--if you wil...
by Matthew Wilson
Fri Sep 03, 2004 4:59 am
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 403331

terry kirby wrote:Matt, you are not alone in your fear of H20. Our dear friend John Gilmour is also stricken with this fear. I have been goading and chiding him to surf for about 4 years now and nothing.
Really? I would never have thunk it.
by Matthew Wilson
Thu Sep 02, 2004 9:12 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 403331

in VT

Well, I'll be in Vermont this weekend celbrating my anniversary with Jessa (2 years of marriage). So, I will be missing out on the skating and surfing. Though I have never surfed before. I have this thing about water...like it's going to kill me. Gotta get over that. Anyway, I will be thinking of yo...
by Matthew Wilson
Fri Aug 27, 2004 7:06 pm
Forum: Media Resources
Topic: Article in Seattle Times
Replies: 0
Views: 2362

Article in Seattle Times

Article in Seattle Times <a href="http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/onfitness/2001984982_pacific-pfit01.html" target="_blank">http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/onfitness/2001984982_pacific-pfit01.html</a> oh... and more recently: <a href="http://www.summitdaily.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=...
by Matthew Wilson
Fri Aug 27, 2004 3:57 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 403331

Arboretum, great asphalt; but Magnolia still reigns.

I have to say I agree with TK. Magnolia is in one of the greatest towns on earth, has great surf/beaches 5 miles away, is totally safe, has next to no foot or car traffic, and just rules. The Arboretum is a sick hill and has perfect, I'll say it again, perfect pavement, but the logistics for large ...
by Matthew Wilson
Thu Aug 26, 2004 10:12 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 403331

lala

terry kirby wrote:I will not be there. I hate driving in to Boston. It has to be a sure thing. Please let me know if its and better across the board than Magnolia.
I don't blame you, TK. Driving into Bosotn sucks the big fat monkey. We'll give you the update.
by Matthew Wilson
Thu Aug 26, 2004 5:02 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 403331

Be there at a little after 6pm

Hey guys. It looks like Jim and I will be there a little after 6.

I am going to do my best to get out of work by 5-5:15 the latest. I will take the T to Forest Hills and Jim will pick me up from there and then we'll head to the skate site.

Sorry, no walkie-talkies.
by Matthew Wilson
Wed Aug 25, 2004 7:20 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 403331

Let's do it!!

John, cough up the details on this spot, brother! Is this place lit by any chance?

I will do everything humanly possible to get there Thursday....just pick the time and send the address. I will have to do some schedule adjusting...but it just might be possible.

And Jim said he can come...yeah!!
by Matthew Wilson
Tue Aug 24, 2004 6:21 am
Forum: New England
Topic: New England Call List
Replies: 27
Views: 22200

Matthew Wilson

Matthew Wilson
Cell: 303-519-3234
Yeah, I know, it's in Colorado. But my heart is still on the East. And no I have not been skating. Sort of lost the buzz. That is probably because I miss my peeps in MA so damn much!
by Matthew Wilson
Wed Aug 18, 2004 9:40 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 403331

September

Don't know how much we should rely on the September race, JG doesn't seem to indicate that he is going to hold anything for sure. But if we don't hear something soon, I think that we should hold a small race collectively. I'm not sure about this weekend...I heard rain is highly probable. But we'll s...
by Matthew Wilson
Mon Aug 16, 2004 3:14 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 403331

Re: woo woo

Bonjour, H Hey, take that kind of crap to the France forum, Henry!! ;-) Thanks, everybody, for Saturday. What a blast! Then again, how could you not have fun skating all day with a bunch of East Coasters? Karl, thanks for that weight distribution advice. By board stuck to the ground much better all...
by Matthew Wilson
Sat Aug 14, 2004 5:41 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 403331

looking good

Things are looking good today, guys and gals. I am going to heaed up to Gloucester in just about an hour or so. See you there. oh...bring WATER. bring SUNSCREEN. Bring something to sit on and make shade with (chair and umbrella). I have an extra chair that I will bring for anyone who doesn't have on...
by Matthew Wilson
Fri Aug 13, 2004 6:21 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 403331

All this talk about sissies made me think of a funny quote (that I saw somewhere on this site) that may help all of us gain some perspective "Saying you are the toughest guy in slalom is like saying you are the toughest guy in Band" :) See you all this weekend and bring your band instruments (skate...
by Matthew Wilson
Fri Aug 13, 2004 5:03 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 403331

we should be careful

Derek, I agree with you on the type of courses we should be setting at Magnolia, man: big, fast and tight. We should also be careful to make sure we set a couple of easier courses though for newbies that show up. We want to remain inviting and not exclude newer slalomers. BTW, did you hear that JG s...
by Matthew Wilson
Fri Aug 13, 2004 4:06 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Summer Outlaw Series
Replies: 114
Views: 70988

Vlad Popov wrote:I might come to the racetrack weather permitting.
WELCOME BACK, VLAD!!
by Matthew Wilson
Fri Aug 13, 2004 3:22 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 403331

Re: Saturday

Guys- We are about to get slammed with rain, but it seems like Saturday might be drier towards the afternoon... I'm coming up anyways to see my aunt and cousins but I may or may not be at Gloucester depending on the weather. I'll make a more final decision tomorrow. H If the weather is dry, you bet...
by Matthew Wilson
Thu Aug 12, 2004 11:14 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 403331

I proclaim it

Yes, if there is a sissy in the crowd it is I. I freely admit it. There have been like 2 runs ever that I have gone all balls out on and they were noit on fast courses. I think I should where a t-shirt that says "Don't Be A Sissy" in big pink letter on the front just to inspire me to worry less abou...
by Matthew Wilson
Thu Aug 12, 2004 9:07 pm
Forum: New England
Topic: Ma, NH, training days.
Replies: 490
Views: 403331

Well if I'm a sissy, then this sissy beat your bare ass at the Farm. And who's the sissy who put on small cambrias to slow himself down???? Come on Joe put on some real wheels and take the hill like a man. I rode Grippins and figured even if I plowed cones I'd have speed on my side. We should of ha...