Beginner Tricks

360 On The Sand This is a very simple move where the skimboarder spins 360 degrees while sliding on the sand.  The easiest way to initiate rotation is to bend over and drag your hand in the sand.  The rotation is not easy to control once it is started so make sure you are not sliding toward rocks or anything else that might cause injury.  Note:  You can spin around more than once, twice would be a 720 et cetera, just have fun!
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Ollie Borrowed from skateboarding.  A skimboarder traveling over water can push down with his or her back foot and lift up with the front foot.  In doing this the skimboarder is able to pull the skimboard into the air with him as he jumps, for a short period of time anyway.
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Fire Hydrant This is a kind of silly move that you might try for kicks.  While sliding along the sand put your hand on the nose of the board and lift your front leg up behind you so that you are supported only by your hand and your back foot.  The move got its name because when you do it you look like a dog taking a leak on a fire hydrant.  Be careful not to fall on your head!
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Flyaway This is basically a name to describe when a skimboarder launches himself straight of the top of a wave.  The skimboarder usually approaches the wave straight on and jumps when he reaches the top.  This has the effect