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Posted 29 May 2011

SkimOnline Spring Mix

Just in time for summer, we’ve put together an edit using some leftover clips site owner Aaron Peluso has filmed over the past few years. This video features footage of the world’s best riders doing what they do best and is edited by Olivier Harrault (Groovy Baby) who always puts together the sickest edits. Check out the cameo appearance by… Continue »
Cabo Contest Setup
Posted 23 May 2011

Cabo Clasico 2011

The 2011 Cabo Clasico contest took place during a giant south swell for the second year in a row.  Unlike last year, the decision was made to throw caution to the wind and hold the event at Solmar, one of the most exposed beaches in the region.  It turned out to be a good decision. Wind was a problem this… Continue »
Posted 19 May 2011

United Skim Tour ESL Teaser

The UST has added a European stop on the tour for 2011 that will be taking place in France. Known to have some of the sickest liners in the world, France will provide some top quality waves for this year’s tour stop #6. Olivier Harrault (Groovy Baby) put together a contest teaser from Cap Ferret, France’s best known spot. Check… Continue »
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Posted 18 May 2011

Zap Amateur World Championships of...

The 30TH Annual East Coast Championships in Dewey Beach will now be the Zap Amateur World Championships of Skimboarding presented by Alley-Oop. As this event celebrates a very special 30th anniversary this coming August, they will be taking it back to it’s roots as an all amateur event just the way it started. Traditionally a Pro/Am contest, The East Coast… Continue »
Posted 16 May 2011

Cabo Clasico Pre-Contest Meeting

The Cabo Clasico pre-contest meeting will take place Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 9:00pm at the Happy Ending Cantina. As one of the most anticipated and watched contests of the year, it will be important to discuss the best location and days to run the contest. Get stoked for the 2011 Cabo Clasico! Check out the official UST coverage of… Continue »
Posted 15 May 2011

Long Nook Beach

SKIM SPOT DETAILS WAVE TYPE: Powerful to playful shorebreak, solid rights SWELL DIRECTION: Southeast SWELL SIZE: Large swells during hurricane season generally work best BEST TIDE: High tide on a big wave day, (5-8ft.) Long Nook Beach is located on Cape  Cod. The beach in general is quite steep, waves break hard on the shore, and there are always two… Continue »
Posted 15 May 2011

Cisco Beach

SKIM SPOT DETAILS TIDES: Any WAVE TYPE: Powerful to playful shorebreak If you are looking for a great vacation spot as well as some great breaks for skimboarding then Nantucket, Mass., is your place. If you are on the Island (reachable by a 2hr. boat ride from Hyannis, MA) then head out to Cisco beach. Here, you will find some… Continue »
Posted 15 May 2011

Teddy Vlasis “Be Heard”...

Known as laid back and silky smooth, Teddy Vlasis is one of the most unique and interesting individuals on the Victoria Skimboards team of professional riders. See for yourself in the second part of Teddy’s “Be Heard” interview. Continue »
Posted 14 May 2011

UST Stop #4: 2011 South Side Shoot Out

Skim USA, the words largest association of amateur and professional skimboarders, along with Alley-Oop Skim announces the 2011 South Side Shoot Out skimboarding contest will be held on June 4-5, 2011 at the South Side of Indian River Inlet at Delaware Seashore State Park. The Shoot Out, now in it’s 8th year, is the 4th stop of the Zap Pro/Am… Continue »
Posted 12 May 2011

Austin Keen in Japan

Austin Keen (Exile Skimboards, Resistance Wetsuits) recently took a trip to Japan, and Resistance was there to catch some footage of one of the world’s best.  Check out the video they put together. The stoke of the people of Japan is unmatched! Continue »
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