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by dougp
Thu Feb 18, 2010 9:22 pm
Forum: Technique, Tips and Equipment
Topic: Seba 2010
Replies: 54
Views: 8781

Re: Seba 2010

Thanks for that. They've got an interesting range that unfortunately isn't readily available in the US. I'd like to try on some of the carbon models to see if they're worth the premium price. Maybe, maybe not. Seba USA and Skate Crazy will be at the Great EsSkate in Miami this weekend Feb 19-23. As...
by dougp
Fri Aug 28, 2009 8:48 pm
Forum: General skating
Topic: USA Coast2Coast
Replies: 16
Views: 4915

Re: USA Coast2Coast

Go for it! The record for solo skating across the US is 67 days 13 hour 45 minutes by Danny Daniels from January 1, 2008 to March 8, 2008. His route was 2555 miles, but skated more than that. He was in pretty bad shape by the time he finished, and sounds like he spent the following two weeks in bed ...
by dougp
Sat May 03, 2008 3:31 am
Forum: Welcome
Topic: Introduce yourself - old
Replies: 551
Views: 234009

Re: Introduce Yourself

I've had an account here some time, but never introduced myself... I'm Doug, and I live just outside Seattle. I started skating 4 1/2 years ago, and started slalom about 3 years ago. I'm one of Naomi's US students - I hosted her first US workshop, and it sounds like she hasn't been home much since t...
by dougp
Fri Oct 26, 2007 6:06 am
Forum: Technique, Tips and Equipment
Topic: 219ish frame with rocker built in
Replies: 5
Views: 1437

If you are willing to spend some money, TNT Corea makes a 231mm composite slalom frame, and will also build a frame to your specification.

by dougp
Fri Aug 03, 2007 4:27 am
Forum: General skating
Topic: Skating in Phoenix, AZ
Replies: 3
Views: 1446

Phoenix weekly events < here

I've never skated in Phoenix, but I know this site's owner. She's very nice and will help you out.

by dougp
Sun Apr 29, 2007 4:40 am
Forum: General skating
Topic: Skating in Cali?
Replies: 6
Views: 3062

I believe you can skate the roads in Yosemite Valley, and would be a great way to see the park. Routes at Californina skate trails Just about all the beaches from Long Beach to Santa Monica have good skating. The best scene is at Venice. The CORA website lists a Wednesday night skate in San Francisc...
by dougp
Wed Oct 04, 2006 3:46 am
Forum: General skating
Topic: *Potential* slalom competition USA 2007
Replies: 75
Views: 30512

Prices change frequently, but right now NY to SF and return start at about $285 US.
by dougp
Mon Oct 02, 2006 3:52 am
Forum: General skating
Topic: Anyone from Vancouver, B.C., Canada area here?
Replies: 2
Views: 1313

There are a few slalom skaters from Seattle lurking about here....


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