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Paul Coupé, 17th February 1966 – 15th September 2023

I felt like I had been hit by a steam train when I received the call from Nadina informing me that Paul had died. Only six days earlier we had spent the day taking a last look at the London Calling exhibition with our partners. We were talking crap as usual, laughing and joking with […]

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The Crackling 2023 Results

Hybrid Giant Slalom(Raw times, cone penalties – 0.2 secs – in brackets) Official Timekeeper: Rob Ashby

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Hogtoberfest 2022 – Results

Hybrid Slalom Giant Slalom

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World Skate Games, Argentina. October 2022

By Paul Price. I was stoked to be able to represent Team GB in Argentina in October 2022 at the World Skate Games. This was an excellent showcase for skateboard slalom racing before possible inclusion in the 2028 LA Olympics. Prequalification was from the 2019 World Ranking, which allowed the top 20 to compete. Then […]

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The Crackling 2022, Hog Hill – 14th – 15th May 2022

Race report by Rob Ashby The Crackling saw the return of proper slalom race at Hog Hill since the pandemic. The ramps and timing gear were back! A big thanks to Gary Hillock for the transportation of said items. We had a few chilled meets at Hog Hill last year but without the “bells and […]

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World Skate Games, Argentina 2022

Some of you may already seen ISSA President Jani Söderhäll’s post regarding the World Skate Games in Argentina this year, for those that haven’t here it is: “Hello everybody in the slalom skateboard community, As we have already announced we are about to create a new international work group for slalom under World Skate (WSK). […]

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So That Was 2021, Bring on 2022

So 2021 wasn’t much better than the previous year, more Covid lockdowns, social distancing etc. Hopefully the worst is behind us now, although having said that more friends than ever have been posting photos of their positive Lateral Flow Tests on social media – it’s still out there! It was good to get back to […]

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Leon Clarke 1966 – 2021

It is with great sadness to the slalom world that we have lost Leon Clarke who has gone meet his cousin, Martin Sweeney, on the great 4ft slalom course in the sky. He was a true skater and competed at the highest levels in the world achieving much in the sport. He truly loved English […]

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