can find all the news about slalom now on World
Slalom Series Website , Events results,
videos, top skaters interviews, everything you should know
is there !!
2008 (May 10-11)
2008 edition was the best edition ever !! 70 skaters from
13 countries took part in the competitions. Double victory
for C.Seyres (FRA) and double second place for P.Semenova(RUS)
in the Speed and freestyle Battle women contests. R.Bugalska
(POL) took the 3rd place in Speed slalom while N.Rager (FRA)
took the 3rd place in the battle. In the men competition,
Y.Fort (FRA) won the speed slalom final against JB.Milleret(FRA),
R.Lebois (FRA) finished 3rd. The highlight of the event
was the men's battle final, in which I.Cheremetieff(FRA)
did the best tricks to keep his title, against R.Op't Veld
(GER), 2nd ; T.Ferrari (ITA), 3rd ; and K.Ryazantsev (RUS),
of finals (Rekil.ru) here. Full
Beijing, China (May 31st June 1st)
Battle Beijing will be held during China Sports Good Show,
on May 31st and June 1st. It will be a Main event (2 cones)
of the World Series. On the Program, will be Speed Slalom,
Battle Freestyle but also Classic Freestyle and Slide contest.
For registration and more informations, contact wsseries[at]gmail.com
Slalom Battle 2008, Rome, Italy
Italian Slalom Battle will be held on June 15th, at Villa
Torniola, Frascati, a little city near Rome. More informations
are available on Pincio
Moscow, Russia (March 22nd)
Battle Moscow was a great event, about 70 skaters from 7
countries took part in the competition, the level of skaters
was very high. Thanks to his amazing tricks, Igor Cheremetieff
(Fra) won the final against Kim Sung Jin (Kor, 2nd), Kirill
Ryazantsev (Rus, 3rd) and Rudy Op't Veld (Ger, 4th). In
the women competition, N.Zelenova (Rus) won the final against
P.Semenova (Rus 2nd), C.Seyres(Fra, 3rd) and A.Babiy (Rus,
Cheremetieff (Fra) won the Freestyle Battle final, in front
of S.Laffargue (Fra) and K.Ryazantsev (Rus), N.Alexandrov
(Rus) from Vladivostok, finished 4th. C.Seyres (Fra) won
the women final, in front of P.Semenova (Rus) and N.Zelenova
(Rus). I.Cheremetieff and C.Seyres won as well the speed
slalom battle. Event
website / Results
report / Final
Men/Women / Photos
2008, Paris Trocadero
Paris Slalom World Challenge will be held on May 10-11th
in Paris, France. You will find all informations you may
need on event
website . Registrations are now open.
category event of the season of World Slalom Series will
be held in Moscow, Russia, on March 22nd, 2008. Many international
skaters already confirmed their participation, including
World Champion Kim Sung Jin(Kor) and the current leader
of the world ranking, I.Cheremetieff (Fra).
More informations and registration on event
Battle Novorossyisk, Russia
of the World Slalom Series will be held in Novorossyisk,
Russia, on March 15th, 2008. It will be a "basic"
(1 cone) category event.
More informations and registration on event
first event of the world slalom series 2008
was a good success !!! The orgnisation and the skaters did
a very good job to give a good show.
In the Freestyle Battle Competition, C.Seyres (Fra) won
the women final, in front of F.Violeau (Fra) and N.Grigg
(UK). The Men final was very tight, and C.Fessel (Ger) finished
at first place, thanks to his incredible and original last
trick in front of O.Herrero (Fra) and X.Le (Fra).
C.Seyres won also the speed battle beating F.Violeau in
final while S.Laffargue(Fra) beated J.B.Milleret (Fra) in
the men contest.
All results are on world
series website /
from RTL Here
The first event
of the World slalom series 2008, will be held on Feb16-17
in Monchengladbach, Germany. This event is organised by
the 4wheelfreestyle team, it will be a "basic"
1 cone event counting for the 2008 world ranking. Skaters
from Germany, UK, Belgium, Netherlands, Poland, France and
South-Korea are already registered.
All informations you would need and registrations are on
the website : www.4wheelfreestyle.de
Sung Jin joins Seba International
Kim Sung Jin (Kor) signed a 3 years contract with Seba skate
brand, during Kim Sung Jin party held in Shanghai on January
5th. A new Model of Seba skates, Seba KSJ, should be available
soon on the market.
The brand new international
competition tour fully dedicated to Freestyle & speed
slalom, named "World Slalom Series" is now official.
Thanks to the help of many countries organisations and skaters
of the 4 corners of the world, we could organise this common
project, linking all events in a big tour. All events are
welcome, major events as well as average or very small events,
each event has his own place and can let skaters get points
for the World Ranking. Even if the Battle system is more
represented in European events, some will be on the classic
individual system, following the wishes of organisations
and local skaters. The goal of this event is to promote
slalom skating, and give a chance to small organisations
to find more sponsors, and to get used to organise events,
starting with small events, which will attract easier less
experienced skaters to the competition. World Slalom Series
will put into light local initiatives, national and also
international, promoting all slalom events, and also promoting
skaters. World ranking will award the best skaters and those
who are the most involved in slalom. Already on the 2008
schedule, events will be held in Germany, Italy, France,
China, South-Korea, Belgium, Netherlands, UK, Singapore,
..... and even in USA, Australia, and Brazil !!
The events schedule is available on the official website
and will be updated depending on confirmations and infomation
received from each event organisator. All this wouldn't
be -of course- doable without support of many countries
associations which invest themselves & together daily
in this project. We hope to see a maximum of skaters on
the World Slalom Series events to exchange, have fun and
mostly skate !
is the new "Home-made" video from Chloe Seyres
and Igor Cheremetieff.
UK II : Attack of the cones
On November 10th was held the second edition
of Battle UK. It was a great event ! We expected a huge
show, we got it ! Not less than 8 countries were represented
for this second issue of Battle UK.
In the Men International Battle, title holder, Igor Cheremetieff
(Fra) has shown again his superiority in the finale, winning
a second title in a row doing impressive tricks ; on second
place, from germany, Rudy Op't Veld confirmed his amazing
rise, with a level which allows him to rivalize with best
international skaters. O.Herrero (Fra) took 3rd place in
front of JB Milleret (Fra), who took finally the 4th place.
In the women competition, Chloe Seyres (Fra) won also a
second title in a row, finishing at 1st place in the finale
in front of N.Grigg (UK) and R.Cornelisse (Ned). Jon Bell
(London) won the UK Championship Battle, in front of M.Freeman
(Eastbourne) and N.Grigg (London).
In the speed slalom time trials contest, JB Milleret(Fra)
did the best time, in front of G.Pinto (Fra) and X.Le(Fra).
C.Seyres(Fra) did the best time in the women category (2nd
overall !!) in front of N.Grigg(UK) and M.Kwasny (Ger). Full
Results / Video
I / Video
II / Final Men
World ranking September 2007
World Ranking of September is now available. Freestyle
On September 8th & 9th was held the first
slalm battle competition in USA, in New York City. Igor
Cheremetieff (Fra) won the title, in front of Chloe Seyres
(Fra) & O.Herrero (Fra), CJ Lee (Mal) finished 4th.
6 countries were represented during this event, USA, France,
UK, Canada, Malaysia and Taiwan. In the US championship,
Jeremy La Civita won the title in front of Evan Weremeychik
& Stacy Schlutsmeyer.
In the speed slalom competition, I.Cheremetieff won the
final against C.Seyres, O.Fortier (Can) took the 3rd place. Full
results here Video
1 / Video
Games Hannover, July 20-22 2007
On July 21&22
was held freestyle slalom battle world cup during Hannover
inline games, in Germany. Mischa Gurevich (Rus) won the
men's final, in front of Rudy Op't Veld (Ger) and Xuan Le
(Fra) ; Phil Downer (UK) finished at 4th place. In the women
competition, Miriam Kwasny (Ger) took the first place, in
front of T.Gross (Ger) and L.Wardzinska (Pol).
In the Speed slalom contest, Xuan
Le won the title beating M.Gurevich in final, T.Vilcans
(Ger) finished 3rd. M. Kwasny (Ger) won the women speed
slalom feminin in front of T.Gross (Ger) and I.Mittler (Ger).
World Ranking of June is now available. Kim Sung-Jin (Kor)
is still number 1 in freestyle slalom, and Yohan Fort is
now the new number 1. in speed slalom. In the women ranking,
C.Seyres is now number 1. in speed slalom and freestyle
Battle Day 2007
Last week end was held the Pincio Battle day, in Rome, Italy.
L.Ulivieri won the speed slalom contest, beating S.Laffargue
in final, G.Angelis took 3rd place. The Battle contest was
separated in two categories, pros & amateurs.
In the amateur battle, O.Valerio (Ita) won the final, in
front of F.Vilmercati (Ita), and Ben. Bossi (Ita). S.Laffargue
(Fra) won the Pro Battle final, in front of L.Ulivieri (Ita)
and T.Ferrari(Ita), K.Fusco(Ita) finished 4th. Video
Final Pro / Video
Final amateurs Results Battle :
Pros : 1.S.Laffargue 2.L.Ulivieri 3.T.Ferrari 4.K.Fusco
5.F.Maselli 5ex.G.DeAngelis 7.D.Lenzi 7ex.G.Assogna
Amateurs : 1.O.Valerio 2.F.Vilmercati 3.B.Bossi 4.S.Masi
4ex.B.Bohach 4ex.N.Demasi 7.G.Cantaro 7ex.A.Pezzetti 7ex.C.Iacone
Victory of Y.Fort(Fra) in the speed slalom open against
B.Joie(Fra), P.Celat(Fra) finished 3rd in front of L.Ulivieri(Ita),4th.
Thanks to this victory, Yohan Fort should become n°1
in the next speed slalom world ranking. In the Women competition,
C.Seyres(Fra) beated F.Violeau(Fra) in the final. N.Grigg(Gbr)
finished 3rd against R.Bugalska(Pol).
The Battle competition had a lot of troubles due to the
heavy rain, and the Pro competition has been canceled ;
after qualification the standings were : 1.I.Cheremetieff(Fra)
/ 2.L.Ulivieri(Ita) / 3.R.Tessier(Fra).
In the Amateur final, A.Bequet(Fra) took the 1st place in
front of R.Lebois(Fra) and F.Dupeloux(Fra), A.Fumeron(Fra)
C.Seyres(Fra) won the women's final in front of N.Rager(Fra)
Finally, the organisation decided to have a battle open
on Monday, I.Cheremetiefff(Fra) won the final, in front
of R.Tessier(Fra) and M.Gurevich(Rus). P.Kunnemann(Ger)
finished 4th. Full
Results here/ videos : 1
The 5th edition of Paris Slalom World Cup will be held at
Trocadero on May 26-27. This year the Battle event will
be divided in 2 categories, Pro and Am. The favorite of
the competiton, last year's winner I.Cheremetieff(Fra) will
have to be good to beat European opponents like M.Gurevich(Ger)
and L.Ulivieri(Ita) as well as french top skaters like O.Herrero.
The Speed slalom contest should be very tight between D.DeAraujo(Ita/Bra)
the title holder, and frenchs R.Chambord and Y.Fort. Those
3 favorites have no right to do any mistake since the outsiders
will come to win too. Exciting duels should be held ! See
you there ! Event
website / Paris
Festival Glisse Website
After several months of work, gatherings files and thinking
with the riders from wssa skaters group (world slalom
The Slalom World Ranking Project is finally out.
The project is to establish a relationship between all
slalom events in the world and of which we receive the
ranking sheets, to show the best and most active skaters
of the moment. Each event is affected with a coefficient
established depending on the importance of the event,
number of entries, level of skaters, place of the event,
organisation experience, past history of the event,...
All the skaters who appeared on the rankings we receive
get points. The total on 12 months is calculated, then
we keep the 4 best results of the year (4 being the most
representative number observing different events and average
travels of the skaters involved in the competitions)
This ranking will be updated every month and will evolve
continuously. From May on, the new competitons will be
added and the competitions until April 2006 will be removed.
Then Each skater can see his ranking going up and down
depending on the latest results.
The latest event which has been taken into account is
the French cup in Toulouse.
beijing slalom open was a great success, the skaters did
amazing slalom runs. In the Freestyle Battle, Wang Heng(Chn)
finished first in front of Guo Fang(Chn), second, Igor Cheremetieff
(Fra) took the third place. Video
Chloe Seyres(Fra) won the women battle in front of Naomi
S.Laffargue(fra) won the speed slalom contest against W.Heng,
Z.Qiang (Chn) finished at 3rd place. Video
speed here . C.Seyres won the women speed slalom
against Xu Xin Yu(Chn), K.Kyoung Mi (Kor) finished 3rd.
Kim Sung Jin (Kor) won the Style slalom contest in front
of G.Fang and W.Heng. Xu Xin Yu(Chn) won the Style slalom
contest in front of C.Seyres(Fra) & Kim Kyoung Mi (Kor).
here and HERE
Paris Slalom World Cup will be held on May 26-27th during
the "Paris Festival Glisse" event. Registrations
are already opened for Speed and Battle and places are limited.
Be fast ! PSWC07
: Igor Cheremetieff
is a little video of Igor Cheremetieff, the best European
slalom skater of the moment, he shows he's ready for 2007
slalom season with his very own style and incredible tricks.
Featuring Benjamin Lim, one of the best Singapore's riders. Download
first edition of Battle Moscow was a success. In the Woman
Battle, Polina Semenova(Rus) and N.Zelenova(Rus) shared
the first place, Lika Babyi finished 3rd. In the men Battle,
I.Cheremetieff (Fra) won the title, in front of D.Milekhin(Rus)
and V.Tkatchev(Rus), who won the speed slalom contest against
S.Laffargue(Fra), I.Cheremetieff(Fra) finished 3rd. J.Isaeva
(Rus) won the women speed slalom against M.Glukhova (Rus)
and P.Semenova(Rus). Full
Videos (Men) :
A / Semi-Final
B / FINAL
Videos (Women) : FINAL
Beijing Slalom Open, China
next "big" Asian slalom contest will be held in
Beijing, China, during ISPO China, on 14-17th March. You
can find HERE
more informations and registration sheet.
Contest, Rome (Feb 11th)
little slalom battle contest was held in Rome (All'Alpheus),
on Sunday, February 11th. Giamprisco Bove won the Pro final
in front of Francesco Maselli and Gianluca De Cristofaro,
Graziano Assogna finished at fourth place. In the amateur
final, Alessandro Pezzetti finished first in front of Oliviero
Ferrari(2nd), Bogdan Bohach(3rd) and Franco Pulicati(4th).
More informations on Pincio.com
Russia, Moscow, February 19th 2007
first Russian slalom Battle competition will be held in
Moscow on February 19th 2007 during ISPO Russia. Schedule
10-00 Registration and training
10-30 Women's training
11-00 women's qualification
12-00 Men's training
12-30 Men's qualification
14-30 Finale ( women)
15-30 Finale (men)
On 20/02 will be held speed and free jump contests
Slalom Festival Bremen
from 7 different nationalities came for the first Freestyle
Slalom Festival of Bremen, Germany. Germans, for sure, but
also UK skaters, Dutchs, Finnishs, Frenchs, Russians and
one US skater participated to different Pro and Amateur
contests . For Classic Freestyle slalom contest, Organisation
decided that the jury would give 3 prizes : the best technique,
best style and best "performance". Igor Cheremetieff
won the prize for best technique, Mischa Gurevich the best
performance and Pierre Künnemann the best style.
In the Amateur Battle contest, Jeremy LaCivita (USA) won
the title in front of Miriam Kwasny (Ger) and Bernhardt
Kuhn (Ger). In the Pro category, big duels happened in the
first round, since the groups were sorted, and some favorites
were out like UK's N.Price and J.Bell. In the final, Igor
Cheremetieff (Fra) finally won the title in front of M.Gurevich
(Rus) and Chris Fessel (Ger), O.Löser (Fin) and P.Künnemann
(Ger) finished at 4th & 5th place.
Pro Final videos : Igor
Freestyle Challenge (Singapore)
first international freestyle challenge was held in Singapore
on Nov.24-26th, many national and international skaters
were here to win the title. In the international freestyle
slalom event, Kim Sung-Jin (Kor) finished first in front
of Wang Heng and Guo Fang, both from China. Champion of
China Lin "Aning" Enlin took the 4th place in
front of I.Cheremetieff (Fra). The speed slalom international
competition has been won by S.Laffargue(Fra) in front of
I.Cheremetieff (Fra) and Kim Sung Jin (Kor). Guo Fang finished
at 4th place.
Freestyle videos : KSJ
Heng / Guo
Fang / Aning
Sauterelles Contest was held in St Jean de Liversay, France
on November 11-12th. Many new types of competitions are
tested every year and make this event a very original event.
For example, the speed slalom competitions were 4 skaters
KO races. Unfortunately, the number of categories avoid
the best skaters to skate against each other and the interest
of the competition is not as it could be. While the joungs
Y.Fort and M.Rataud won very easily their age categories,
S.Laffargue won the "Senior" category in front
of F.Volpei and I.Cheremetieff.
A battle freestyle slalom-where this time all categories
were mixed together-was also organised for the skaters.
I.Cheremetieff won this competition, in front of S.Laffargue
and Y.Fort. In the women Battle, C.Seyres did the best tricks
in front of F.Violeau and S.Ghadery.
Videos soon available.
new website dedicated to Battle Freestyle slalom has been
opened. You will find inside all informations about Battle
competitions all over the world, videos, latest rules and
Beijing Slalom open was held on October 29th, about 80 skaters
took part in the speed and freestyle slalom competitions.
Wang Heng signed a double victory since he won the freestyle
slalom in front of Guo Fang and Lin "Aning" Enlin,
and the speed slalom in front of Guo Fang and Wang Peng.
In the women contest, Cao Nan won also both freestyle and
speed slalom, in front of Yang "Ziyu" Danfeng
and Chen Nujing in freestyle and in front of Wang Jingxuan
and Xu Meng in Speed slalom.
first Singapore Battle freestyle competition was held with
few hours late due to the rain, the competition has been
re-located, and all competitions have happened. In the freestyle
Battle open, Terrence Cheung finished at first place, in
front of Clarence Cheung (who won the speed slalom contest),
and John Bea. Benjamin Lim finished at fourth place. More
informations on the event's website
freestyle slalom competition was organised by ASSA in Anyang,
South Korea on Oct.22nd. Skaters from several Asian countries
joined the competition. In the men contest, Kim Sung Jin
(Kor) took the 1st place in front of Kim Jung-Min (Kor)
and Choi Jung-Hyun (Kor).
Here are the videos of Men's top 3 : Kim
Sung-Jin / Kim
Jung-Min / Choi
06 Battle, Singapore (28/10)
first Battle Freestyle tournament organised in Singapore
will be held on october 28th. 2006. For this local competition,
Naomi Grigg (UK) will be invited to lead the judges team.
The best Singapore's skaters met together to set up the
rules of this event to make them follow the wishes of the
1st Battle UK was very successful, the organisation did
everything to make skaters spend a great time in Nottingham.
In the UK championship, Nathan Price won both freestyle
battle and speed slalom competitions, followed by Max Freeman
who was second in the two specialities too. Naomi Grigg
took 3rd place in the battle and CJ Lee did third time in
the speed slalom.
In the International men competition, Igor Cheremetieff(Fra)
won the Battle UK final in front of S.Laffargue(Fra) and
O.Herrero(Fra). J-B.Milleret (Fra), 4th place in the Battle
tournament, did the best time in speed slalom in front of
S.Laffargue and I.Cheremetieff. In the women battle, Chloe
Seyres (Fra) finished at 1st place in front of F.Violeau
(Fra) and N.Grigg (UK). F.Violeau did the best time in speed
slalom in front of S.Ghadery and Marta Previde-Massara (Ita)
Videos : Women
speed slalom ; Women
Battle final Semi-finale
A / Semi-finale
1/4 final : Quarter
final A , Quarter
final B, Quarter
final C, Quarter
1/2 final : Semi
final A, Semi
final B Final :
Men Final(camera1) , Men
Chuncheon Slalom contest, South Korea
are the results of the 3rd Chuncheon slalom contest held
on September 3rd in South Korea. Speed
slalom Women-----Jam 1st Kim Sung Jin-----------1st
Han Soo Yi ------------1st
Kim Min Jae & 2nd Yu Dajin---------------2nd
Jung Eun Young-----------Han
Doo Suk 3rd Park Sung Jin----------3rd
Choi Jae Hyun----------2nd
Shin Young Sub&
Sung Jin Freestyle Men --------
Kim Yi Kyoung & 1st Kim Sung Jin----------1st
Choi Jae Hyun----------------Kim
Min Hyo 2nd Yim Sung Ho--
------ 2nd Shin Eun Young 3rd Yu Dajin--------------3rd
Kim Yi Kyoung
7th : BATTLE UK
first BattleUK competition will take place on the 7th of
October at the historic Victoria Leisure centre located
in the centre of the city of Nottingham.
This event will be an international competition and will
also count for the UK Battle freestyle national title. Don't
miss it !
Check the website here for more informations : BATTLE
contest in Jeju island, South Korea
slalom event was held last week-end in Jeju island, Southe
Korea, here are the results : Speed slalom Men --------Speed
slalom Women ------Jam 1st Kim Seoung Hyun ------1st
Han Soo Yi --------------1st
Kim Soo An & 2nd Lim Woo Bin ----------2nd
Kang Ji Hee----------------Woo
Young Wook 3rd Kim Joo Young
Jeong Hae Sook-----------2nd
Kim Min Hyo &
Yi Kyoung Freestyle
slalom Men ---Freestyle
Han Soo Yi & 1st Kim Joo Young -------1st
Kang Ji Hee ----------------Kim
Seoung Hyun 2nd Woo Young Wook ---
2nd Han Soo Yi 3rd Kim Seoung Hyun ----3rd
Kim Yi Kyoung
Shanghai slalom open, China
Shanghai slalom open was held on last August 4-6th.
Kim Sung Jin (Kor) won the freestyle contest with an impressive
run in front of Lin "Aning" Enlin (Chn) and Yu
Dajin (Kor). Zhu Qiang (Chn) won the speed slalom contest
beating S.Laffargue (Fra) in the final, Weng Heng (Chn)
finished Third in front of K.Ryazantsev (Rus). Choi Jae-Hyun
(Kor) won the freestyle women contest and Shin Eun Young
(Kor) won the speed women contest.
: Skate the World's wonders : The Great Wall
always dream to skate on the most famous spots in the world.
Here is a slalom session shot on the Great wall of China.
With Zhuo Cheng (Chn) and Sebastien Laffargue (Fra). The
first skaters ever to do it on the great wall... Download
: Catch me if you can
is the new video of Igor Cheremetieff and Chloe Seyres (Fra)
shot in Besançon, France. Download
: Clopinettes Gang :
is the new video of Chloe Seyres & Caroline Lejeune
shot in Montpellier, France. Download
in Finland :
Silvenius started slalom in 1998, he's one of the slalom
skaters of Helsinki, in Finland. You can download his
video shot in his city with his friend Oliver : Helsinki
rools You can also visit their website :
Diego De Araujo (Ita) won the competition against Romain
Chambord (Fra) in a very tight race. Cedric Diguere (Fra)
finished at 3rd place and J.B. Milleret (Fra) at 4th.
Fanny Violeau (Fra) won the women's final against Severine
Thomas (Fra), Soraya Ghadery finished at 3rd place in front
of Naomi Grigg (UK), 4th.
Freestyle slalom :
Igor Cheremetieff (Fra) won this first battle freestyle
tournament, Bjorn Zoppke (Ger) finished 2nd and C.Flinois
(Fra) took the 3rd place in front of M.Gurevich (Ger) and
A.Genel (Fra). Unfortunately, Olivier Herrero, first after
the qualification run, hurt his ankle and gave up after
the quarter final.
Fanny Violeau (Fra) won the women battle in front of Naomi
Grigg (UK) and Marie Monclus (Fra), S.Thomas finished at
Videos : Speed
Slalom Men / Speed
first ASSA international competition was held in Busan,
South Korea on May 14th, gathering mostly Japanese and Korean
skaters. The occasion was to test the new ASSA rules voted
by asian skaters and to improve those rules for the next
Here are the results
and videos of the competitions :
weeks ago (March 4-5th) was held in Anyang, South-Korea,
the first meeting of the new international association for
freestyle slalom : the ASSA. The goal of this association
is to develop freestyle slalom and to set common rules in
Asia, and to organise international events in Asia. The
most important asian slalom scenes were represented at this
meeting, Japanese skaters, Chinese skaters and event organizations,
Korean clubs came from the whole country, also inline shops
and skate brands were here, including members of Korean
government. The first event sanctionned by ASSA will be
held in Beidaihe, China, on May 4-5th. ASSA website : www.goassa.com