|Hobby Park Slalom no. 5
|1 Registered Contestants.
|Event Date and Time:
||Saturday, October 27, 2018 00:00
||2301 W Clemmonsville Rd, Winston-Salem, NC 27127
Kids (12 and under)
Jack Andros, Brandon Rountrey
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The Who, What, Where and When for
Hobby Park Slalom no. 5
Cape Fear Slalom Racing is proud to host the nation’s top professional and amateur competitors!
Hobby Park Slalom no. 5
Street luge demo
ISSA Status: Main
October 27-28, 2018 (Sat-Sun)
Hobby Park, 2301 W. Clemmonsville Rd,
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Public / Spectators
The public is welcome to come out and spend the day watching some great racing on Saturday and Sunday starting about 10am.
It's free - just BYO - chairs, shade, food/drink as the venue is a county park and there are no services or stores within walking distance.
As a county park, alcohol is prohibited.
Spectator parking and public bathrooms are located at the shelter in the middle of the park.
Maps and other details can be found below.
The soapbox hill on which we run the giant slalom is STEEP and FAST with good length, sloping off and transitioning
to a flat zone before rising up again into an uphill run off. Giant on this slope is a challenge for anybody.
Foot braking is not necessary.
The track is 19 feet wide, good for dual-lane tight and hybrid. Giant is run as a single lane.
The run-out hill at the other end is not as long or steep as the main hill.
This side is deceiving…In truth; the starting point is mostly flat. Your pumping skills are needed here.
Midway, there is a transition that begins gently and gets steeper as you approach the bottom, creating a fast and exciting finish!
Right next to the hill is a BIG shelter with charcoal grills and probably enough tables to seat 100 people. Bathrooms are located at the back of the shelter.
See all those dark areas stretching across the road? That’s called shade.
Most race locations are unfamiliar with it.
Plus, the same forest providing the shade is also an excellent wind break.
Last year’s race saw wind gusts in the 25+mph range. We never saw a cone move all day.
Anyway, that's Hobby Park. To sum up, it's a PERFECT location for slalom skateboarding. Hope to see ya’ll this October!
This event is sanctioned by the ISSA (International Slalom Skateboard Association)
Main status official world ranking - making this one of the highest ranked slalom events in America!
Look for hotels in the Hanes Mall area of Winston-Salem. This location is 5-10 minutes from the hill and is right off of I-40.
*Hotels in this area fill up fast on weekends with college football games, local furniture markets and fall foliage tourism. Book early for peace of mind.
Hobby Park, 2301 W Clemmonsville Rd, Winston-Salem, NC
Dinner & Party
AIRPORTS & AIRLINES
Greensboro (GSO) 30 minutes from Winston Salem (non-stop service to GSO from Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit and Miami)
American, Delta, Frontier and United
Raleigh-Durham (RDU) 90 minutes from Winston Salem (there are a multitude of non-stop flights direct to RDU, check your carrier)
American, Delta, Frontier, Jet Blue, Southwest and United
RACER ENTRY FEE
Entry Fee is $75 /$25 one event only.
Send payment via PayPal (early registration expires Oct 1st) to: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our race Facebook page
and follow the payment link.
There are links to NCDSA to register.
Please include racer name(s) and division(s) with payment. Please select “friends” when sending to avoid processing fees.
Note: Only racers who participate in all three events will qualify for the overall.
It is important that you register and send your fees early so we can prepare an amazing weekend of racing!
Racers under the age of 18 MUST have parent or guardian present to participate /sign waiver.
Helmets are mandatory. No exceptions! Pads recommended, but optional.
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