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by Tom Thompson
Fri Jul 02, 2004 1:09 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: Long Island NY Slalom
Replies: 117
Views: 95644

Wow, I don't really know you Troy but my gut says your worthy. I wish you peace.
by Tom Thompson
Wed Jun 16, 2004 1:28 am
Forum: North America
Topic: Long Island NY Slalom
Replies: 117
Views: 95644

Hey, good luck with that T.

pre-surg Floyd stumper: How many Syd Barrett songs are on "Saucerful Of Secrets"? name them...
by Tom Thompson
Mon Jun 14, 2004 11:53 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: Long Island NY Slalom
Replies: 117
Views: 95644

Troy - I order you to take a break from work, ramp building, etc..., and run some cones this weekend. I've been ordered to work. I'll once again be thinking about slalom.

"Remember A Day"....name the artist
by Tom Thompson
Fri May 14, 2004 7:06 am
Forum: Down South
Topic: Exit 46 Redux In August
Replies: 7
Views: 3742

Wow. I hope you can get some folks up there Wesley. I'll likely be working everyday for the next month or so. Cone rippage, or any skating for that matter, has suddenly taken a backseat.
by Tom Thompson
Tue May 11, 2004 3:34 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: Long Island NY Slalom
Replies: 117
Views: 95644

I certainly hope the fine folks here recognize a southern colloquialism when they hear it. If not, I'm screwed....cause it's like...ummm...all I know man...

uh huh, a mess is mor'n enough to fill me and the youngun's bellies, but still a right smart less'n a shitload.
by Tom Thompson
Mon May 10, 2004 7:52 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: Long Island NY Slalom
Replies: 117
Views: 95644

i ran cones saturday night AND caught a mess of catfish this morning. it was groovy.

i run cones at least once a week and i'm still slower than troy.
by Tom Thompson
Sun May 09, 2004 9:19 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: Pinkneyville slalom, Atlanta
Replies: 14
Views: 6492

Another nice sesh at Pville last night. Just a few kids in the skatepark. Virtually no interference or worries of running over a grom in the bowl...Ran cones too. Pville really is a good spot for showcasing slalom. Just show up and do your thing....folks will stop and watch....and dig it. Stanziale ...
by Tom Thompson
Fri May 07, 2004 8:13 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: Pinkneyville slalom, Atlanta
Replies: 14
Views: 6492

ok, I'm going to pville tomorrow(sat) eve round 6. anyone else up for a skate?
by Tom Thompson
Wed May 05, 2004 10:55 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Who can build us some ramps for Da Farm?
Replies: 27
Views: 12642

huh huh, he said Troy Bilt, huh huh
by Tom Thompson
Wed May 05, 2004 10:49 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: Pinkneyville slalom, Atlanta
Replies: 14
Views: 6492

Apologies friends....Sunday is Mom's Day....forgot. Might try to get up there on Saturday if I don't have to work. Got a new park rig I want to play with in the bowl....Will post somethin definite tomorrow.
by Tom Thompson
Tue May 04, 2004 1:15 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: Pinkneyville slalom, Atlanta
Replies: 14
Views: 6492

P-ville

Barry & co - Twas raining this past weekend. Didn't want to chance the two hour drive to Atl just to get rained out.....I'm going to shoot for Sunday 5/9....lates
by Tom Thompson
Tue Apr 27, 2004 3:09 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Is Slalom PINK?
Replies: 45
Views: 35272

At Luna, John Dillon announced that pink will be the new black for the 2004 slalom season. Vlad Popov....always on the cutting edge.
by Tom Thompson
Mon Apr 26, 2004 10:18 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: Pinkneyville slalom, Atlanta
Replies: 14
Views: 6492

Re: I miss to much

barry gourley wrote:Did anyone send out an email on the little get to gether at pinkersville? I missed out I was about 5 miles away,S**T
Barry - I'll post here the next time I get up to Pville. Possibly sunday 5/2.
by Tom Thompson
Sun Apr 25, 2004 7:27 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: Pinkneyville slalom, Atlanta
Replies: 14
Views: 6492

Fun sesh yesterday! The parking lot normally used for slalom was full. So with permission from the Gwinnett County police (COOL!!), I set a 25 cone 5.5' course on the asphalt walkway at the downhill slope beside the rollerhockey rink. I could've set a much longer course, but wanted to feel it out fi...
by Tom Thompson
Sun Apr 25, 2004 4:52 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Longboard Slalom - Is it viable at DC Outlaw events?
Replies: 34
Views: 18330

What are the board and wb requirements for dc longboard slalom?

Props Mr. Tucker for representing the southern states at the dc races.
by Tom Thompson
Sat Apr 24, 2004 3:56 am
Forum: Down South
Topic: Pinkneyville slalom, Atlanta
Replies: 14
Views: 6492

Training? I must have missed something.

Nice show of support there Mr. Clay.
by Tom Thompson
Fri Apr 23, 2004 2:19 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: Pinkneyville slalom, Atlanta
Replies: 14
Views: 6492

Pinkneyville slalom, Atlanta

My kid and I are driving up to Pinkneyville public park in Gwinnett county tomorrow evening, sat. 4/24, round 5:30-6pm. Slalom in the parking lot. One easy course, one hard course. Bringing stickers and an extra board or two. Visibility and planting seeds is what it's all about. Y'all join me if you...
by Tom Thompson
Fri Apr 23, 2004 1:39 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: Luna Slalom Jam 2004
Replies: 148
Views: 115976

Mike - it was nice meeting and racing against you. I want a rematch.

I know this is asking for an awful lot, but would it be possible for someone to post a plain text version of the LSJ04 qual/elim times? Sort of like what WesE did with the MSSS#2 results? Thanks
by Tom Thompson
Mon Apr 19, 2004 4:50 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: Luna Slalom Jam 2004
Replies: 148
Views: 115976

Many thanks to Ricky Byrd for doing what you do. You are the man (Have I told you that already?).... Eddy Martinez - you've known all along that I was a Pocket Pistols man. Many thanks for not letting me forget it. Was great hanging with you and Marcos again. Keep practicing. Everybody - it was grea...
by Tom Thompson
Thu Apr 15, 2004 12:57 am
Forum: North America
Topic: Long Island NY Slalom
Replies: 117
Views: 95644

T. Smart - no slalom today? me neither. I thought about it at work alot today though....
by Tom Thompson
Wed Mar 10, 2004 9:23 pm
Forum: Biltin
Topic: Biltins ABEC rating?
Replies: 29
Views: 30013

Biltin bearings are some of the best out there, no doubt about it. Mine seem to be getting faster with each cleaning. So do my Bones Swiss Precision, so do my Bones Swiss 6, so do my Oust moc 9. Can't speak on Pleasure Tool because I haven't given them a fair test, but lots of riders swear by them. ...
by Tom Thompson
Thu Mar 04, 2004 11:03 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Quote of the day...
Replies: 88
Views: 65299

Jonathan, I'll shoot you an email this evening.....and to stay on the subject....

Quote of the day:
hahaha, Eddy Martinez' real name is "Eduardo", hahaha....
by Tom Thompson
Wed Mar 03, 2004 10:50 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Quote of the day...
Replies: 88
Views: 65299

Thought for a moment I wouldn't be seeing my bro Eddy at Luna '04! Glad your ok dude!

Just broke my rear Radikal kingpin bout a month ago. What a bitch.....
by Tom Thompson
Tue Feb 17, 2004 1:53 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Results - DC Winter Outlaw Slalom Series Race #4 - Feb 14th
Replies: 26
Views: 13533

My hat's off to you guys. Great to see your scene thrive!.....Wish y'all could send some of that stoke down south. We need it. Appears that myself, Tucker, and Hollien are the only ones south of Virginia (sans Mississippi) that don't require a race in order to get off our asses and run cones....Prop...
by Tom Thompson
Wed Feb 04, 2004 11:32 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Personal Slalom Goals for 2004
Replies: 24
Views: 12740

2004

make it to a few more races. get better/faster at dialing in my rigs to whatever course i'm running. get better at discerning what translates into speed and what doesn't. remain stoked in the midst of this loooooonnnng-ass slalom learning curve. sesh with the southeast bros more often. and HAVE FUN....
by Tom Thompson
Sun Jan 25, 2004 5:03 am
Forum: Radikal
Topic: Risers and Bushings
Replies: 10
Views: 6049

Hey Sean - they do exist....really...I've seen them! But that's all I can say at this time....
by Tom Thompson
Fri Jan 16, 2004 9:52 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: Luna Slalom Jam 2004
Replies: 148
Views: 115976

After watching the MSSS #2 video, I just want to take a moment and thank you Jonathan for defeating WesE on my behalf. I don't think I could have done it on my own :-) BTW, the look on your face after dodging that fella is priceless :-) :-) :-)

Prediction: this year's LSJ will be huge!!!
by Tom Thompson
Mon Jan 12, 2004 10:25 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: Luna Slalom Jam 2004
Replies: 148
Views: 115976

wes - visibility wasn't an issue at last year's race. ricky had the hill VERY well lit-up. reflective tape certainly wouldn't hurt though. it would probably look pretty cool looking down from the top of the hill....

ricky - care to divulge the type of course you plan to set? different from last year?
by Tom Thompson
Thu Jan 08, 2004 3:40 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: 2004 winter/spring DC race schedule??
Replies: 7
Views: 3296

2004 winter/spring DC race schedule??

Hey kids....I want to get up y'all's way for at least one race this year and was wandering if there is an actual schedule posted anywhere?? Thanks.....and congrats BP.
by Tom Thompson
Fri Jan 02, 2004 10:07 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: What's Everyone Resolving To Accomplish This Year?
Replies: 15
Views: 8716

:-) That's too funny Wesley.

I'm resolved to charge harder and go faster....on everything....

heat and humidity sucks
by Tom Thompson
Mon Dec 22, 2003 1:07 am
Forum: Down South
Topic: Practice
Replies: 16
Views: 7614

Bummed I couldn't join y'all yesterday. Sounds like a good sesh.....the flu bug is being a real menace in my parts. First time the youngun's been truly sick in years. She's gettin better....I got a couple hours in at my spot today. So I'm feelin better too. :-) Rick, Patio, y'all up for a short Athe...
by Tom Thompson
Tue Dec 16, 2003 6:55 am
Forum: Down South
Topic: Practice
Replies: 16
Views: 7614

I'm thinking 11 to noonish, but it's Rick's call...Yeah, we'll need you there around 8am to rope-off the parking lot and stand guard till we show up. :-)
by Tom Thompson
Mon Dec 15, 2003 1:26 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: Practice
Replies: 16
Views: 7614

Wesley - plans are for sat. 20th at Picnicville. Slalom in the parking lot and bank riding in the skatepark. El Bastardo says some slalom newbies are going to be there.
by Tom Thompson
Sun Dec 07, 2003 4:20 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: What's in your Quiver?
Replies: 22
Views: 21069

Another good poll

1. Pocket Pistols STS, Radikal T-II's, assorted Cambrias, Bones Swiss 6 or Builtins 7's. 2. Pocket Pistols GS/Hybrid, Radikal T-II's, assorted Avalons, Flashbacks or Avilas, Bones Swiss 6 or Builtins 7's. 3. Bozi 36" GS, Indy 101 or 126, Radikal/Bones bushings, assorted Avalons, Avilas or Flashbacks...
by Tom Thompson
Fri Dec 05, 2003 2:58 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: How Long Have You Ridden?
Replies: 14
Views: 6929

Good poll...

I vaguely remember running coke cans in the seventies. Then I forgot slalom altogether until Stanziale's race in Ga. last year. Now it's a freakin' addiction.

I checked 31+
by Tom Thompson
Mon Dec 01, 2003 5:07 am
Forum: Down South
Topic: Camp Hollien
Replies: 1
Views: 1680

Keith, Michelle (Keith's wife) and I just wrapped up 3 days of nothing but slalom. Gimme more!....A Roe Hollien GS will be under my feet soon. Sweet deck!....And these were my first sessions on the new Kryptonic/Radikal bushings. They are sweet, no doubt about it. Camp Hollien.....Keith sets up some...
by Tom Thompson
Tue Nov 25, 2003 7:07 am
Forum: Down South
Topic: Camp Hollien
Replies: 1
Views: 1680

Camp Hollien

Me and Keith are getting together for some cone dodging on the Friday and Saturday after T-giving. Friday in Dublin, Ga. and Saturday in Gainesville, Fl. Anyone that cares to join us is welcome. Email me at tomtho@webtv.net OR Keith at Hollien@mail.ifas.ufl.edu for directions, etc. OR you can call m...
by Tom Thompson
Mon Nov 24, 2003 2:30 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: Geezer-X modified Indy 101's
Replies: 2
Views: 1562

Geezer-X modified Indy 101's

2 Indy 101's with straight 8mm 4140 CrMo axles. Hangers and axle nuts are machined to eliminate need for speed rings. Lightly used, excellent condition. $40 each or $75 for both shipped in the US.
by Tom Thompson
Sun Nov 23, 2003 5:11 pm
Forum: MANX
Topic: MANX - The New Name In Speed
Replies: 36
Views: 46339

Higher duros?

suggestion....plea.....harder duros (90a+) in the smaller wheels for ts.
by Tom Thompson
Wed Nov 19, 2003 12:18 am
Forum: Down South
Topic: Dublin Calling to the (not so) far away towns
Replies: 4
Views: 2594

Wesley - oh, I forgot this was the weekend Clemson destroys the Gamecocks. My condolences in advance.....I'm sure the weekend after t-giving won't be a problem for me.
by Tom Thompson
Tue Nov 18, 2003 1:55 am
Forum: Down South
Topic: Dublin Calling to the (not so) far away towns
Replies: 4
Views: 2594

Dublin Calling to the (not so) far away towns

Anyone that would like to hook up for a slalom session or two this upcoming or the following weekend, please gimme a holler. I can travel OR I've got a really good Sunday spot here.

Tommy Thompson 478-274-1045
by Tom Thompson
Thu Nov 06, 2003 5:31 am
Forum: North America
Topic: Secret Slalom Series
Replies: 12
Views: 5819

System 66

It would appear that simply showing up is greatly rewarded in System 66 also....looky where I placed!

Super Secret Subliminal Vlad Popov (retselom taog niatnuom gnikoms etteragic) fan (ecaf emag)

$100 (!ton) to the first person to decipher this post....
by Tom Thompson
Mon Oct 27, 2003 1:51 am
Forum: North America
Topic: West Virginia Moutain State Slalom Skate 2003
Replies: 21
Views: 11981

Mountain goat

ok, I have to ask....

Did someone pay Vlad to do a mountain goat? Rick?

After watching Vlad race, I'm sure it was a "quickie" :-)
by Tom Thompson
Sat Oct 11, 2003 4:41 am
Forum: Down South
Topic: The Dirty South
Replies: 40
Views: 31767

hmmmm.....yep!

You gain a spot, I lose a spot. Just lost my permission spot of the past year.
by Tom Thompson
Tue Oct 07, 2003 11:44 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: It's time for the Southeast to scope out a regular slalom sp
Replies: 24
Views: 12469

The Ted full of Cubs fans.....
by Tom Thompson
Mon Sep 29, 2003 6:56 pm
Forum: D.C.
Topic: Parsons and Noah
Replies: 12
Views: 5289

Brian and Noah are two of the fiercest competitors I've seen in the past year or so that I've been slaloming. And at the same time, they're two of the nicest people I've ever had the pleasure to meet ANYWHERE. I'm stoked for the two of you!!.....WesE is cool cat also :smile: Hope to see ya'll in Wes...
by Tom Thompson
Thu Sep 25, 2003 2:26 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: It's time for the Southeast to scope out a regular slalom sp
Replies: 24
Views: 12469

Thanks for bringing this up Wesley. Something we should really be thinking about..... As far as Ga. locations, a couple of spots came to mind immediately. We obviously won't have Huntington Hill for much longer...But Rick, what about that awesome hill across from the skatepark? Any chance we could g...
by Tom Thompson
Sat Sep 20, 2003 9:36 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: Nashville?
Replies: 13
Views: 6653

Hey Tim! Glad to hear of more southerners wanting to dodge cones. Definitely try to hook up with Stanziale and the Athens crew any time you can. They're probably the closest to Nashville amongst slalomers.....Do you know Darin(sp?) Masters?? I think he runs a skateshop in the Nashville area.... Yes,...
by Tom Thompson
Fri Sep 05, 2003 2:15 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: how 'bout them georgia slalom get-togethers...
Replies: 12
Views: 6202

So....Patio, are we shooting for Sept. 21? I can do that.....I'm down with cyberslalom or any flatland training. Sure it sucks.....But it's GOOD slalom training.....
by Tom Thompson
Thu Sep 04, 2003 12:20 pm
Forum: Down South
Topic: how 'bout them georgia slalom get-togethers...
Replies: 12
Views: 6202

I've been working alot of Saturdays as of late. I think Sundays would be better for me.