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Raphael96
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Location: New York City
Member Since: 8th Sep 2002
Total posts: 899
Posted:I figured that since I will be travelling all over the place this spring, I'd let those in the HoP community know where the competitions are that I am likely to be participating in.

"Have sword, will travel"

Budapest Feb 22/23
London Mar 1/2
Bratislava Mar 8/9
Paris Mar 15/16
Montreal Mar 21/22
Bogota Mar 28/29
Milan May 10/11
Innsbruck May 17/18
Buenos Aires May 24/25
Stockholm May 31/June 1
Tunis June 7/8
Berne June 14/15
Havana Junw 23/24
Puerto Rico June 28/28
Sydney July 19/20

So if anybody feels like getting together for a spin or to watch me do some fencing, let me know.

Raph


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Glåss
Glåss

The Ministry of Manipulation
Location: Bristol
Member Since: 8th Nov 2001
Total posts: 2523
Posted:wicked dude,

Give us a shout when you're coming over to london.
at begining of march. Would be great to meet up.

Have heard good things about you from Dom and Cass

and will try to arrange some kinda spin gathering.

Groovy

Drew


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Puk
Puk

Sweet talented nutter
Location: Brisbane Oz
Member Since: 3rd Aug 2002
Total posts: 2615
Posted:Hey man i'd love to see fencing and have a twirl. If im in sydney around that time .

that shrewd and knavish sprite

Called Robin Good Fellow ; are you not he that is frighten of the maidens of the villagery - fairy

I am the merry wander of the night -puk

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Raphael96
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Location: New York City
Member Since: 8th Sep 2002
Total posts: 899
Posted:Glass,

Sounds good!

I am flattered that Cass and Dom had good things to say about me. They have always struck me as being nice people.

---

Ivan,

Cool! Let me know.


Raph


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Raphael96
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Location: New York City
Member Since: 8th Sep 2002
Total posts: 899
Posted:The competition in London will be held at the Princess Marina Sports Centre, Royal Masonic School for Girls, Chorley Wood Road, Rickmansworth, Herts. WD3 4HF.

It starts at 2pm on saturday, may 1st.

If you need any other info, let me know.

Raph


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UCOF
UCOF

Carpal \'Tunnel

Member Since: 17th Apr 2002
Total posts: 15414
Posted:shit dude! thats not far from where i am at the moment! I KNOW WHERE IT IS!!! yes...lets meet up then! and spin spin spin spin spin etc...

whats the competition? is it poi? of staffing (i bet its fencing though...if it is then i can t participate as i dont have and paint and my power drill is broken...sorry!)


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fuck i just remembered...i cant make it as i will be in bristol at the university open day...sunday is good though......bollocks!


where are you staying dude? my house is always open to spinners, we currently have 2 spare beds if anyone needs one...


is there a poi in the park this sunday? we could meet up then if i am not too busy!

[ 24. February 2003, 22:53: Message edited by: THE UNITED CHAINS OF FIRE ]


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Raphael96
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Location: New York City
Member Since: 8th Sep 2002
Total posts: 899
Posted:I'm staying at the Ramada Jarvis Watford, wherever THAT is.

Raph


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Carpal \'Tunnel

Member Since: 17th Apr 2002
Total posts: 15414
Posted:I know where that is! its nearer elstree than watford but anyhoo! i can get there in about 20 mins...actually... on the saturday in amersham (just up the road from where the competition is), me and frostypoi are doing a performance to my school if you are interested??

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Raphael96
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Location: New York City
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Total posts: 899
Posted:That could be cool, when is the performance?

If its after my competition is finished on saturday maybe I could stop by.



Raph


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Raphael96
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Location: New York City
Member Since: 8th Sep 2002
Total posts: 899
Posted:Hope to see you during the competition!

Raph


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musashii
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starring Skippy the green llama
Location: Seattle, WA
Member Since: 14th Dec 2002
Total posts: 1148
Posted:good luck!!!

will these competitions determine an olympic placement? Not really sure how that whole thing works. Wish I could say you were swinging anywhere remotely close to me, but alas....


First intention, then enlightenment..
Ars Pyronomica

" Life is programmed. Whether death is programmed or not is yet to be determined."

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Raphael96
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Location: New York City
Member Since: 8th Sep 2002
Total posts: 899
Posted:Luck is for rabbits and leprechaun, but I appreciate the sentiment.

The Olympic selection starts March 1st...

Where are you located?

Raph


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musashii
musashii

starring Skippy the green llama
Location: Seattle, WA
Member Since: 14th Dec 2002
Total posts: 1148
Posted:dead in the south, us(GA)
belt buckle of the bible belt neh

please let me know if you're ever close tho, road trip would be in order. Dunno if I could talk ya into crossin blades but would love to hear what the schools in europe are like.

peace


First intention, then enlightenment..
Ars Pyronomica

" Life is programmed. Whether death is programmed or not is yet to be determined."

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Raphael96
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Location: New York City
Member Since: 8th Sep 2002
Total posts: 899
Posted:The closest I'll get to GA this season is when I'm in Miami for a few days at the end of March.

Its always nice to meet people from HoP.

Raph


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Carpal \'Tunnel

Member Since: 17th Apr 2002
Total posts: 15414
Posted:dude.,.....when are you leaving england? we should meet up at spittalfields before you leave us...its tomrrow evening (tuesday night) from 6-10pm....near liverpool street station..

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Raphael96
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Location: New York City
Member Since: 8th Sep 2002
Total posts: 899
Posted:I'm already back in Paris.

My trip to the UK was just 2 days for the competition..

Raph


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Raphael96
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Location: New York City
Member Since: 8th Sep 2002
Total posts: 899
Posted:On the 19th I leave for Montreal.

Then on the 24th I fly to Miami

On the 27th to Bogota ( )

On the 30th I return to Paris.

If anybody wants to reach me while I'm travelling, email me at Raphael96@yahoo.com

Until I leave I'll be checking my pm's, of course.

Raph


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Raphael96
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Location: New York City
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Total posts: 899
Posted:Back in Paris now for about a month before the next batch of competitions.

Its tough making plans with artist types!

Raph


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Raphael96
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Location: New York City
Member Since: 8th Sep 2002
Total posts: 899
Posted:As my fencing season continues, my travels get even more crazy.

Buenos Aires May 24/25

Poitiers June 1st

Stockholm June 7/8

Berne June 14/15

Havana Junw 23/24

Puerto Rico June 28/29

Austin, Texas July 5th

Sydney July 19/20


So, if anybody is around these places during these weekends and wants to:

1) Watch me compete

2) Do some spinning after the competition is over


Just let me know!

Raph


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nomad
nomad

retired
Location: Paris, France
Member Since: 15th Jan 2001
Total posts: 356
Posted:Damn.... someone is keeping busy these days...

Nomad


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Raphael96
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Location: New York City
Member Since: 8th Sep 2002
Total posts: 899
Posted:It will be nice to be able to spin fire again soon...all this travelling is really getting in the way of me ripping off, er, being inspired by the moves of the other spinners in Paris!

Raph


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Myste - Queen of the Badgers
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Location: Next to my badger
Member Since: 2nd May 2003
Total posts: 809
Posted:Hey Raph,

how long are you sticking around for in sydney? I come home (to sydney) from holidays that weekend. If i'm back on the sunday i'd love to see you compete - as would my sister i'm sure. Let me know when and where?

Myste


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Myste - Queen of the Badgers
mushroom! mushroom!
Location: Next to my badger
Member Since: 2nd May 2003
Total posts: 809
Posted:Hey Raph,

how long are you sticking around for in sydney? I come home (to sydney) from holidays that weekend. If i'm back on the sunday i'd love to see you compete - as would my sister i'm sure. Let me know when and where?

Myste


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Raphael96
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Location: New York City
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Total posts: 899
Posted:quote:Originally posted by Myste:
Hey Raph,

how long are you sticking around for in sydney? I come home (to sydney) from holidays that weekend. If i'm back on the sunday i'd love to see you compete - as would my sister i'm sure. Let me know when and where?

Myste As soon as I have the info I'll pass it on. I imagine that I'll be leaving on the monday or tuesday to return to Paris.

Raph


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Puk
Puk

Sweet talented nutter
Location: Brisbane Oz
Member Since: 3rd Aug 2002
Total posts: 2615
Posted:You still want to crash at Rozi's and mine place ?. It's near the CBD which can be Quite handy I'll probally be working but i'll organise the next Friendly Flames gathering if it isn't raining .

Love and Light


that shrewd and knavish sprite

Called Robin Good Fellow ; are you not he that is frighten of the maidens of the villagery - fairy

I am the merry wander of the night -puk

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Raphael96
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Location: New York City
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Total posts: 899
Posted:Puk-

Thanks alot for the invitation, but there a tournament hotel with a shuttle bus to the venue, so I'll be staying there.

You are more than welcome to come watch the tournament if you like.

Hopefully we can do some spinning afterwards!

I'll bring my chains.

Raph


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Puk
Puk

Sweet talented nutter
Location: Brisbane Oz
Member Since: 3rd Aug 2002
Total posts: 2615
Posted:Raph i'd like to come if im not working .

that shrewd and knavish sprite

Called Robin Good Fellow ; are you not he that is frighten of the maidens of the villagery - fairy

I am the merry wander of the night -puk

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Raphael96
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Location: New York City
Member Since: 8th Sep 2002
Total posts: 899
Posted:Cool!

Raph


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Raphael96
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Location: New York City
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Total posts: 899
Posted:Anybody in/near Austin want to get together when I'm in town the first week of July?

Raph


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spritie
spritie

Pooh-Bah
Location: Galveston, TX
Member Since: 9th Sep 2001
Total posts: 2014
Posted:Exactly when will you be in town? I know the Austin crew has their weekly practices on Tues. I also know we will be having our decompression from Flipside (our regional burn) on June 28 in case you are there then.

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Raphael96
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Location: New York City
Member Since: 8th Sep 2002
Total posts: 899
Posted:I'll be in austin from June 30-July 6th

Raph


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