• My Info

    Name:thedarkslide
    Lives In:USA
    Dubuque, Iowa
    United States
    Relationship:Married
    Heroes:Mom & Dad, my wife, my kids, anybody that was told it's not possible and making it happen
    Music:Mule, Girls against boys, Queens of the Stone age, Shellac, Big Black, Rapeman, Cows, Helmet, The Gutter Twins, Form Of Rocket, Firewater, Cop Shoot Cop, Jimi Hendrix, Doors, Led Zepplin, Bob Marley, Soul Coughing, Mike Doughty, Bob Dylan, Black Flag (pre rollins), Firehose, I Am Electric, The Jesus Lizard, Scratch Acid, Young James Long, Portishead, I like about everything but new country (I like johnny cash, patsy cline, hank williams, and a few other old country stars) Im not a huge hip hop fan but do like a lot of the underground lesser known stuff: cage, sage franscios, cool keith, etc.
    Movies:skate movies: Useless wooden toys, shakle me not, ban this, search for animal chin, welcome to hell, fully flared. For regular films I like: Heathers, pulp fiction, resovior dogs, shawshank redemption, fight club, something about marry, meet the parents, silence of the lambs, there's way too many to list im a moive hound
    Shows:Rob & big, Lost, House, Top Chef, Project Runway, Real world road rules challanges, Boardwalk Empire, East Bound And Down, Homeland, x games, just about anything im a tv hound
    Interests:Skateboards, snowboarding, playing bass/guitar, listening to records, & playing with my girls
  • My Sports

    Snowboarding

  • My Friends

    thedarkslide is friends with 326 GrindTV users.

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  • My Videos

    thedarkslide has uploaded 1 video and favorited 2 videos on GrindTV.

    The Dark Slide Skateshop

    The Dark Slide Skateshop

    5 years ago

    266 views

  • My Photos

    thedarkslide has created 2 photo galleries and favorited 5 photos on GrindTV.

    The Dark Slide Fall 2013 Skate Art Show at Eronel in Dubuque, IA

    The Dark Slide Fall 2013 Ska..

    6 months ago

    82 photos

    The Dark Slide Skate Shop

    The Dark Slide Skate Shop

    5 years ago

    8 photos

  • My Blog

    NAME YOUR FIRST 5 SKATEBOARD DECKS AND OR COMPLETE SET UPS

    NAME YOUR FIRST 5 SKATEBOARD DECKS AND OR COMPLETE SET UPS

    Thursday, November 6, 2008 7:46pm PST (5 years ago)

    I GOT MY FIRST BOARD IN 1986 AND IT WAS A USED VISION GATOR MINI WITH GULLWING TRUCKS (I THINK SIMS WHEELS)
    MY SECOND DECK WAS A SANTA CRUZ JEFF KENDALL PUMPKIN WITH SAME COMPONETS
    MY THIRD WAS A POWELL PERALTA MIKE McGILL SKULL SNAKE WITH SNAKE SKIN BACKGROUND WITH GULLWING TRUCKS, AND POWELL GBONES WHEELS
    MY FOURTH DECK WAS A POWELL PERALTA TONY HAWK EAGLE CLAW WITH THAT FUNKY SPOON NOSE
    MY FIFTH DECK I THINK (NOT POSITVIE) WAS A VISION GONZALES MERMAID (OR MAYBE THIS..

  • 22 Comments

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    Onelonelywavebasher

    Posted by Onelonelywavebasher June 2, 2009 09:43am PDTReply | Report Abuse

    Alright, R U REEEADY!(Korn Blind) to sponsor me! I get to be your first "franchise surfer"! We'll start with stickers, shirts,...ect... I can do it all, shortboard, longboard, and no fun in between. Its all serious now. Peace out.

    Rthomp10

    Posted by Rthomp10 January 9, 2009 08:44am PSTReply | Report Abuse

    Happy New yr!! Hey, i am a bit stoked cuz GrindTV offered to build a custom web site on my behalf. Take a minute and let me know what u think? --http://www.grindtv.com/athlete/ryan_thompson----The section they are building is in process.--Have the best day! Thanks again. Hope all is good with you. Ryan!

    urban_tomy

    Posted by urban_tomy December 24, 2008 07:57am PSTReply | Report Abuse

    Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, with the closest thing to a hug I can give you. Don't forget to hug the person next to you also. Happy Holiday's!!

    Onelonelywavebasher

    Posted by Onelonelywavebasher December 15, 2008 02:29pm PSTReply | Report Abuse

    Sweet dudes now were friends, and nice song and darkslide name, its perfect!lol :o)

    sk8rkid

    Posted by sk8rkid December 2, 2008 04:02pm PSTReply | Report Abuse

    hey dude how did u post the playlist i already have a project playlist account but i just don't know how to post it on my pro

    streetsurferam

    Posted by streetsurferam December 2, 2008 08:03am PSTReply | Report Abuse

    wazz up! cool shop bro!

    thedarkslide

    Reply by thedarkslide December 2, 2008 05:52pm PSTReport Abuse

    thanks

    skatejunkie229

    Posted by skatejunkie229 November 23, 2008 04:59pm PSTReply | Report Abuse

    nice shop dude

    thedarkslide

    Reply by thedarkslide November 25, 2008 01:18pm PSTReport Abuse

    Thanks

    melanie

    Posted by melanie November 22, 2008 03:21pm PSTReply | Report Abuse

    hey are you married

    thedarkslide

    Reply by thedarkslide November 22, 2008 10:40pm PSTReport Abuse

    yes

    melanie

    Reply by melanie November 22, 2008 10:58pm PSTReport Abuse

    um ok ya I dont know if we can friends because your like in your 20's and I am 14.

    sk8teto_LiVe

    Posted by sk8teto_LiVe November 21, 2008 07:27am PSTReply | Report Abuse

    im trying to accept your request but it wont work

    thedarkslide

    Reply by thedarkslide November 21, 2008 08:30am PSTReport Abuse

    strange

    sk8teto_LiVe

    Reply by sk8teto_LiVe November 25, 2008 05:54pm PSTReport Abuse

    yep im going to retry

    ptracy

    Posted by ptracy November 20, 2008 12:25pm PSTReply | Report Abuse

    Thanks for the friend ad! Nice blog idea btw.

    thedarkslide

    Reply by thedarkslide November 20, 2008 05:15pm PSTReport Abuse

    Thanks, and thanks again for anwering!

    Ray26

    Posted by Ray26 November 17, 2008 06:12pm PSTReply | Report Abuse

    yo whats up man??

    thedarkslide

    Reply by thedarkslide November 20, 2008 05:16pm PSTReport Abuse

    notta and you?

    Ray26

    Reply by Ray26 November 20, 2008 06:49pm PSTReport Abuse

    the same ****** bred as hell

    SUCKMYBALLS

    Posted by SUCKMYBALLS November 17, 2008 12:31pm PSTReply | Report Abuse

    HEY WHATS UP?

    thedarkslide

    Reply by thedarkslide November 20, 2008 05:17pm PSTReport Abuse

    just working it. Im trying update my website, all the product in there is old. I have to upload the new product and than go back and individually upload pictures, not very fun. How about you?

    SUCKMYBALLS

    Reply by SUCKMYBALLS December 16, 2008 03:06pm PSTReport Abuse

    DUDE I WENT TO "FREEWEBSITES.COM" TO MAKE MY OWN WEBSITE, BUT IT'S A "BLOGSPOT" DO YOU KNOW HOW I CAN MAKE MY OWN WEBSITE? MEAN WHILE , IM WORKING ON MAKING MY PROFILE LOOK SICK.

    jibn4livn

    Posted by jibn4livn November 17, 2008 09:22am PSTReply | Report Abuse

    you have a very sweet shop, its alot better than the one in my home town. I like how you have that wall with all the vintage decks, its pretty neat.

    thedarkslide

    Reply by thedarkslide November 17, 2008 12:26pm PSTReport Abuse

    Thanks alot. Yeah I grew up skating the vintage 80's decks and love 'em I have a collection of over 300 decks i'll be adding more pictures later

    spinachbourbon

    Posted by spinachbourbon November 14, 2008 02:22pm PSTReply | Report Abuse

    How's everything goin, bro?

    thedarkslide

    Reply by thedarkslide November 14, 2008 06:58pm PSTReport Abuse

    Great, and you?

    spinachbourbon

    Reply by spinachbourbon November 14, 2008 11:57pm PSTReport Abuse

    Just got home from work, so I'm just enjoying some down time. haha.

    thedarkslide

    Reply by thedarkslide November 15, 2008 10:34pm PSTReport Abuse

    what do you do?

    spinachbourbon

    Reply by spinachbourbon November 16, 2008 02:26pm PSTReport Abuse

    I work at a ice cream shop. hah! Nothing as major as what you do, I'm sure.

    ispatz

    Posted by ispatz November 13, 2008 07:02am PSTReply | Report Abuse

    hei darkslide.. how do you add a playlist.. I couldn't make the links work.. which of them do you have to use? :O

    ispatz

    Posted by ispatz November 11, 2008 08:12am PSTReply | Report Abuse

    hei! thanks for adding me :D

    DaddyLikie

    Posted by DaddyLikie November 10, 2008 02:26pm PSTReply | Report Abuse

    Welcome to the list!

    stupid0123

    Posted by stupid0123 November 10, 2008 11:11am PSTReply | Report Abuse

    hi whats up not much here if you would like to i posted something on my profile if you want ot look at it thanks bye

    ktms next best thing 18

    Posted by ktms next best thing 18 November 9, 2008 08:07am PSTReply | Report Abuse

    how old are u

    EMO_GYRL_666

    Posted by EMO_GYRL_666 November 7, 2008 05:21pm PSTReply | Report Abuse

    no prob dude

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