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PostSubject: Help me catch up with what's going on with fingerboarding.   Thu Mar 30, 2017 4:02 pm

Hey guys, I dunno if you remember me, you probably would have needed to be on here at least a few years ago.

I have been fingerboarding since around 2000, but more seriously after I joined FBHQ. I used to be sponsored by Close Up (from France) and Ace Fingerboarding (from Belgium) when I was good. My greatest achievements in fingerboarding, besides those great sponsors, was winning Freestyle Fingerboards' live comp in England, and 2nd place in the famous FFI Rail Jam online competition.

Anyway, in the past 2 years, I have been working in China again. The first year was really rough with a huge workload and very little time for anything else. I have also had trouble with logging in here but that seems to have been fixed now.

All I want to do is catch up with fingerboard friends from the past or any newer fingerboarders. This is a hobby that I have never given up on, even if I have not always been active in the online scene. It is a shame but I am definitely past my prime in fingerboarding, I just don't have the control I used to have. However, if I catch up with some guys in fingerboarding, maybe I'll get better again.

I have occasionally browsed here and Unite before it stopped. Where do fingerboarders go now?

Please hit me up with some contact methods. Note that China has banned many popular online social networks so I am not active on Facebook, Instagram or Youtube but can access them sometimes with a VPN. I have many messenging apps as well.

PS. Shoutout to Ross (Blosom) who despite being seriously hard to find sometimes hooked me up with a new deck. I picked it up from my mum's house during my visit to the UK last month.

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PostSubject: Re: Help me catch up with what's going on with fingerboarding.   Thu Mar 30, 2017 4:44 pm

The guy who runs Joycult is having a fundraiser to save the Blackriver Berlin Store.
https://www.gofundme.com/supportblackriverstore

Everyone is on Instagram nowadays as it's easier and people's attention spans are getting shorter with each passing day.

No Comply is slowly coming back as Todd posted some pictures of prototypes he was working on.

Some companies now have mass produced 32 mm hangers and urethane wheels.

Don't know if this is true for anyone else but my local retailers do not have any Tech Deck products.

Nice to see you pop on here again Xi, hopefully more people will start to come back to the forum life. I forgot about China's shitty internet censorship, there's not many other places that fingerboarders lurk now besides Instagram. It's strange as fingerboarding is actually getting bigger but at the same time it feels smaller and more distant.

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PostSubject: Re: Help me catch up with what's going on with fingerboarding.   Sun Apr 02, 2017 8:37 pm

^Thanks for the update, I've been out of the loop for a while too. Hoping to get back into it soon

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PostSubject: Re: Help me catch up with what's going on with fingerboarding.   Mon Apr 03, 2017 2:38 pm

Well, for starters, fingerboarding is happening.

And I got married to my husband when Obama made it legal!

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