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Posted 30 Apr 2010

Folsom Lake

There is no ocean in the Sacramento area but we make the best of what we’ve got. We head out to Folsom Lake for some good skate style skimming. We bust out some huge ollies, shuvits, and some sweet rail slides. We set up a five inch thick PVC pipe for executing some rail slides. If you live in the… Continue »
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Posted 30 Apr 2010

Discovery Park

Discovery has a really good spot to ride on the Sacramento River. The sand is super smooth and the skim is long. Lots of boats, big and small, drive by throwing up fat wakes to ride. In the rainy season there are puddles in the park that are popular to skim. Located off Garden HWY below I-5, at Discovery Park…. Continue »
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Posted 30 Apr 2010

Paradise Beach

This is a sweet spot and it is where skimfest was held last year!! It has a killer skim spot to the left of the levy down along the shore. It is located directly next to Sac State College along the river. It is off of the 65th exit off of the freeway. View Larger Map Continue »
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Posted 30 Apr 2010

Estates

I know what most of you who are reading this are probably thinking, there isn’t an ocean in sac, you’re right. Since the nearest ocean is a decent drive away, my friends and I skim on the American River. We call it Estates because that is the street that the river acess is located on. To get to the skim… Continue »
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Posted 30 Apr 2010

Cylinders

SKIM SPOT DETAILS WAVE TYPE: Powerful right to left liners and wraps. SWELL DIRECTION: NW, W, SW, S SWELL SIZE: 1′ – 8’+ BEST TIDES: Can be good on any tide.  Depends on the sand. SLOPE: Usually steep, but can occasionally be flat. BEST SEASON: Breaks year round.  Fall and Spring are usually best.  Breaks well in the summer and even… Continue »
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Posted 30 Apr 2010

Balboa Pier

SKIM SPOT DETAILS WAVE TYPE: Anywhere from playfull to very powerful shorebreak.  Very fun liners when there is wind-swell. SWELL DIRECTION: NW, W, SW, S SWELL SIZE: 1′ – 8’+ BEST TIDES: Can be good on any tide.  Depends on the sand. SLOPE: Usually steep. BEST SEASON: Breaks year round.  Fall and Spring are usually best.  Breaks well in the summer… Continue »
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Posted 30 Apr 2010

The Wedge

SKIM SPOT DETAILS WAVE TYPE: Always powerful.  Wraps and a large sider. SWELL DIRECTION: SW, S SWELL SIZE: 1′ – 12’+ BEST TIDES: Can be good on any tide.  Usually best at mid tide. SLOPE: Usually steep but if there’s a large NW wind-swell the slope can become flat. BEST SEASON: Fall and Spring are usually best.  Breaks well in the… Continue »
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Posted 26 Apr 2010

Foreverskim Magazine Releases Issue #38

Foreverskim Magazine just recently released its 38th issue. The cover story is about Adam Hayward’s recent trip to the Dominican Republic with riders Woody Harris, Blake Tyre, Alejandro Lopez, and Nicolas Lopez. Other articles include Skim Chicks, Lefts: Listen To The Locals, Remembering Adam Loero, and the Taiwan Experience. Continue »
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Posted 26 Apr 2010

Dashboard Skimboards Releases Their...

The movie is titled BIYD (Beleive In Your Dreams) and it is brought to you by Dashboard Skimboards. BIYD brings you an in depth look at the current progression of flatland skimboarding. The DB Skimboards team pulls out all the stops when it comes to technical tricks, and professional filming. BIYD brings you banger after banger, you won’t be disappointed. Continue »
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Posted 26 Apr 2010

Zap Skimboards Picks Up Two New Am...

Zap Skimboards recently acquired two new amateur riders for their team, Taylor Langius and John Akerman. Taylor Langius is from Newport Beach, California. At 16, Taylor’s now entering his prime and is ready to show everyone what growing up skimming the Wedge with all the best will do for you. John Akerman is shaping up to be one of the… Continue »
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