Wednesday, 6 November 2013

Podium positions and final chance for event tees

Okay guys we currently have:

10 Small
4 XL

Teeshirts left, they're softstyle, so a bit more fitted than the regular tees I make. If you don't know what the event tees look like, they crop up in loads of pictures on the Hogtoberfest event page
The button for the sale of them is here and has the options. Click on the view cart once you're done to head to the purchase screen. If they're out of stock, it'll redirect you back here.



You're all winners (woo, cheesy), and the scene wins as well. This year we saw loads of fresh faces new to the hill. Hopefully all those who experienced Hog Hill for the first time had a great time of it and hopefully it'll encourage you to all keep sessioning and riding over winter - for those of you unaware, there are usually 3 major events a year at Hog Hill, the next one being in May.

(details of who got what to come a bit later)

Open (36 riders, aged 16 and above)
  1. Joe Baldwin
  2. Shaine Fourie
  3. Max Flesher
Groms (10 riders, Under 16)
  1. Leo Kim
  2. Alfie Osbourne
  3. Oscar taylor
Ladies (4 riders)
  1. Cristina Padovano
  2. Christine Maier
  3. Vanessa Coakley
  4. Sabina Edwards
Buttboards/Luge (7 riders, mixed)
  1. Martin Hull
  2. Pete Davies
  3. Lance Martins
Mini Moto (16 riders, mixed)
  1. Shaine Fourie
  2. Dicky Ward
  3. Tristan Price
Dual Hybrid slalom (A group)
  1. Louis Selby
  2. Harry Phelps
  3. Sam Gordon
Dual Hybrid slalom (B group)
  1. Trevor  ?
  2. Gavin Palfrey
  3. Rich Searle
Giant Slalom
  1. Sam Grodon
  2. Mmedo Duffort
  3. Louis Selby

Tuesday, 5 November 2013

Media Dump #1

So while the Comet skateboard decks are still flying through the twilight zone that exists between depots, here's the first media dump! A summary of everything that's currently been posted up on Facebook, with the #hogtoberfest tag, and a couple of permanent links to the facebook so you can check back now the event is over. Tomorrow I'll post up a button to buy the last remaining teeshirts as well!

Check it out: Here's the hashtag results:
5th village results (I dunno what that is)
Instagram results
We seem to be beating the guys on the bikes, just watch out for the possibly NSFW bikini babes (not at Hog Hill) further down the pages. Some rad pictures in there guys and girls!

Hogtoberfest event
DAS Industries page <- support this! It's where I post most of my event info before the event pages appear, alongside behind-the-scenes stuff

If you need a sponsor slide for your video, feel free to use this image: clicky for the full size and save down.

Thrill magazine are currently working on an edit - I look forward to sharing that soon!

Joseph O'Connell-Danes put this neat edit together in next to no time!

James Nixon's uploaded a pile of raw videos for you to peruse:

Shove-it mag published this photo-editorial of the weekend's DH and slide antics:
Steven Cornish has done a cracking job with these rad images - ask before you use, and he'll probably give you a higher-res version!

I know I've missed a load; if you've got any more, post them to the facebook wall or message me in the comments box on here and I'll add the link into media dump 2! I'm looking forward to everything else you've all not posted up yet!

Sunday, 3 November 2013

The thankyou post!

Such a busy week! But lots of stuff has been sorted out and the Comet decks are now out of customs (yay!)

Firstly, Thank you to all the riders for turning up, riding hard, pushing yourselves and others and having a rad time of it all - I hope all your multiple wounds heal up quickly, and that you'll be able to get out for some sessions before next season. The riding was ace and the number of new faces was incredible, hopefully we'll see you all again next year.

Secondly, thanks to all the volunteers and marshals and the venues:
Shout outs to Louise and Hannah who kept the admin and signup under perfect control all weekend, Big props to Matt Gaydon and Jack Hancock for manning the finish line and helping the racing go smoothly, Big thanks to Andy Thackray for helping get the campsite sorted in the morning - it makes a heap of difference in how happy they are to let us back. Also give yourself a pat on the back if you helped out over the weekend, it's all appreciated!
Big thanks to the other discipline organisers: Sam Gordon and the UKSSA team on the slalom
Lush/Octane/Team Cow rider Jorge Higgins for his rad slide jam and for managing the start line at the races, Sylvia and the rest of the staff at Redbridge Cycle Centre for being so accommodating of 130 smelly skaters, and Lambourne End for letting us have live music. Check out The Lychen for more info.

Finally, thanks to our sponsors - you guys came through and made sure we had some amazing stuff to give out at the event:

I look forward to hopefully working with and skating with you all in the next year. If I've forgotten anyone, shout at me and I'll add it in! Watch out for Winners lists and media dumps coming up.

Peace, love and skateboarding,

DAS Industries

Here's the first full edit of what's hopefully going to be a huge number of videos!

Signup details and full pricing in the registration tab

Signup details and full pricing in the registration tab
Signup details and full pricing in the registration tab