Alameda contoversy????

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Alameda contoversy????

Postby Don Bogardus » Mon Jul 25, 2005 11:36 pm

Forget all the safety issues we discussed, seems now boardsports, my employer is public enemy no. 1 , legislaters and government officials are being contacted, not to mention a bid to bring in the media!!!. Is everyone crazy???We may as well just decapitate some small child with a beach sweep of our lines and be done with kiting at Alameda, and guess what?, EVERY other site in the bay, that is what municiapalities do when they see that their neighbors in gov. are experiencing problems.Southern calif. has already had large areas banned entirely from use by windsurfers AND kiters for disagreements of a much smaller nature.Government is not and will never be an advocate of our sport.If businesses are required to pay concession fees so be it, that is a separate issue that is of questionable wisdom to challenge if it brings on such attention and devisesiveness.It puts it right out of Anns hands and into other buracrats hands who couldnt give a f--k and no amount of petitions or outcrys by us will ever be able to restore access EVER!.
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Postby panzerfaust » Tue Jul 26, 2005 9:43 am

When did this come about and who is complaining?
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Postby Greg » Thu Jul 28, 2005 11:10 pm

Don and all other interested parties,
I owe you all a little apoligy: Once again I've spoken out without enough facts or hearing all the parties involved side of the story. Now I have heard enough to conclude I'm going to stay 100% OUT of this issue. This is a struggle between business pure and simple. The police responce was excessive but thats life- end of story (at least for me).
Kite boarding is alive and well, THATS WHAT I CARE ABOUT!
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Postby OliverG » Fri Jul 29, 2005 7:10 am

Kiteboarding is indeed alive and well.

I would, however like to see Jeff and Tom come to some kind of an agreement with the support of the parks.
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Just Facts

Postby Jeff Ruoss » Fri Jul 29, 2005 8:48 am

I have personally called the owner of Boardsports several times. In fact I spoke with him days before this incident requesting a meeting.

Furthermore I spoke with the employee in charge on the beach hours before I was arrested. During this conversation I communicated vehemently that the actions taken against myself could be considered "obstructing a business".

I have tried countless times to communicate with both Boardsports and the EBRP.

Never once NOT ONCE has either EBRP or Boardsports EVER contacted Kite Wind Surf about this.

Those that are uninformed can feel free to contact me directly for any details.

I implore that you gather as many facts as possible before posting on forums such as these.

I suggest ending this thread and controversy by no longer discussing it. In time the bad PR will disolve and absolution will be given.
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Postby charlie » Fri Jul 29, 2005 11:57 am

here here\
i will keep my nose out of it too.
[highlight=red]and i am sorry to boardsports for sounding off, half assed.[/highlight]


jeff if you r gonna push the fuc$ n edge ....get ready for the fall.....
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Postby OliverG » Sat Jul 30, 2005 7:54 am

charlie wrote:here here\
i will keep my nose out of it too.
[highlight=red]and i am sorry to boardsports for sounding off, half assed.[/highlight]


jeff if you r gonna push the fuc$ n edge ....get ready for the fall.....


Ok, so you talked to Rebecca. Now you have one half of the story.
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Postby charlie » Sat Jul 30, 2005 8:05 am

ok
try this


put tom in jeffs shoes
and jeff in toms, how would the out come change?
or would it?
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Postby charlie » Sat Jul 30, 2005 8:06 am

and also...
its blow n 20 in the tules right now !
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Postby OliverG » Sat Jul 30, 2005 8:13 am

And that's the main thing! I'm heading out by 10...
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