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Posted 23 Aug 2013

Northeast Skim Tour 2013 Finals Write

Words by Stan Parker Photos by Corey MacLeod CHATHAM, Mass., — The Northeast Skim Tour’s summer season wrapped up Sunday on the outer beaches of Cape Cod with its fourth and final event of 2013. In the men’s division, Cape Cod native Noah Barmmer took home top honors, out-skimming Rhode Island’s Drew Plourd, Maine’s Alex Csajko, and Ocean Bluff’s Sean… Continue »
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Posted 21 Aug 2013

The Kalemba Skim Project

Words by Sergio Gil ‘Shein’ Translation assistant: Agueda Quintals A fantasy. A fairytale where crabs look after the waves in the middle of the night and sand glows in the darkness. A dream come true for a group of great people with fighting hearts and committed skimmers. That is the summary of an unforgettable event and some wonderful days that… Continue »
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Posted 20 Aug 2013

2013 Zap Amateur World Championships of...

Words by Jason Wilson Photos by Neil Dougherty, Tom Williams, Dan Cook, and Jason Wilson This past weekend marked the 32nd year of our deeply rooted skimboarding competition in Dewey Beach, DE. Skimboarders from as far away as Brazil and St. Thomas came to sample the world famous shore break that Dewey Beach has to offer. While the waves were small… Continue »
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Posted 02 Aug 2013

Austin Keen Wins The Outer Banks Skim...

Words by Woody Harris Photos by Raleigh Thompson and Woody Harris There’s sugar coating it; day one of the Outer Banks Skim Jam was one of the flattest days that I have seen all summer.   Add very hot air temperatures and chilly water temps and you’ve got the conditions of July, 20th, 2013 in Kill Devil Hills, NC.  Despite the… Continue »
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Posted 08 Jul 2013

Blair Conklin Wins The Vic – UST...

By Aaron Peluso Just before the 4th of July, the fourth contest of the UST season went down at Aliso in Laguna Beach, CA.  The Vic is the oldest skimboarding event in the world with this year marking the 37th anniversary.  This year the conditions and organization all came together to show why after all this time, it is still… Continue »
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Posted 18 Jun 2013

UST Stop #2 Video Cabo Clasico

In the final days of May 2013 the world’s top professional skimboarders converged on Cabo San Lucas for the annual Cabo Clasico. Near perfect shorebreak conditions persisted for all the pro heats as they battled it out man on man until a victor was chosen. Laguna Beach’s Teddy Vlasis walked away with this years title followed by Perry Pruitt from… Continue »
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Posted 05 Jun 2013

Jack Tenney Wins Southside – 2013...

By Brandon Sears “Hi I’m in Delaware”, a quote from the movie Wayne’s World, is pretty much the first thing I get when I tell someone that I’m traveling to a skim contest there. Little do they know, little did I know before I traveled there, that Dewey Beach Delaware has one of the biggest skimboarding communities of any stop on… Continue »
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Posted 03 Jun 2013

Skimmexiko.com

Skimmexiko is just a name, it´s the name of a website that doesn’t believe in flags, one that doesn’t believe in countries and doesn’t believe in localism.  How could waves belong to anyone?  This website believes in passion, the passion that we share for skimboarding and everything involved in it: friendships, trips, fun, memories; those memories that we try to… Continue »
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Posted 31 May 2013

Teddy Vlasis Wins 2013 Cabo Clasico...

By Aaron Peluso The 2013 UST Cabo Clasico will go down in my mind as the best one yet.  The event was held over three days from May 24 – May 26 in solid Cabo San Lucas shorebreak.  Wind was a problem throughout the weekend so scheduling was very important to try and get the best conditions.  This year the… Continue »
Breaking Into Florida
Posted 30 May 2013

Breaking Into Florida Summer

Words & Photos by David Behar, Video by Marco Arroyo  Summer for a skimboarder in South Florida means heat, rain, and flatness. So when a 4’ groundswell with offshore winds spanning five days shows up on the forecast, it does not go unnoticed. Firing waves bombarded the East Coast of Florida for arguably the best swell of the year. Spots… Continue »
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