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Posted 20 Jul 2014

Sam Stinnett Wins in OBX

By Shawn Kenny Sunshine, sunshine, it’s fine, I feel it my skin, warming up my mind.  Day 2 was the polar opposite of day 1.  Wind was offshore but more importantly the sun was shining! Quarterfinals were pretty stacked the one that sticks out the most in my mind was quarter B:  Blair Conklin, John Joyce, Morgan Just and Dave… Continue »
Posted 19 Jul 2014

2014 OBX Skim Jam Day 1

By Shawn Kenny Wet \’wet\ adjective – covered or saturated with water or another liquid. Day one of the 2014 OBX Skim Jam was just that. A low pressure system sitting just off the coast brought onshore wind upwards of 20 mph and scattered rain. The wind had switched Thursday night and then continued  blowing onshore for three consecutive days,… Continue »
Posted 28 Jun 2014

“The Vic” Day One Recap

Cloudy skies and challenging waves showed up at the Vic on Saturday.  A small south swell was in the water along with a significant trough that has persisted at Aliso for the last month or so.  Nevertheless, the world’s top pros were on hand  to find the diamonds in the rough. The competition will resume Sunday morning at 8.  You… Continue »
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Posted 23 May 2014

Austin Keen Wins The 2014 Cabo Clasico...

By Aaron Peluso Last weekend 37 of the best pro skimboarders in the world converged upon Cabo San Lucas for the annual Cabo Clasico.  This year’s pro field was particularly ‘international’ drawing competitors from Portugal, Brazil, Hawaii, mainland USA, and of course… Mexico.  However the country list doesn’t do justice to just how diverse this competition was.  Brazil’s top riders… Continue »
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Posted 21 May 2014

A Day In The Life of George Bryan

May 15th, 2014 This day was not much different than any day in George’s life. And, with the exception of 2 kids and a full time job, not much ever seems to  change in the life of this Solag-er. His life still revolves around his greatest passions; family, barrels, and making movies. Click through the photos and see what the… Continue »
Posted 16 May 2014

2014 Cabo Clasico – Day One

Things got off to a great start on day one of the 2014 Cabo Clasico.  Clean glassy early morning conditions prevailed throughout the pro round as competitors from the USA, Mexico, Brazil and Portugal battled it out at the world famous Solmar beach in Cabo San Lucas. There are 37 pro competitors this year and things are sure to heat… Continue »
Posted 29 Mar 2014

Leandro Azevedo Wins Sununga

Words:  Anothony Liuizi Photos: Corinne Conklin Sununga Day 3 & 4 Three waves to win…win or lose, friends for life! Heat after heat and the athletes keep getting sider after sider. The audience is blown away at their maneuvers and rides after each completion as they navigate back to the sand. How do they do it! The level of Skimboarding… Continue »
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Posted 26 Mar 2014

Sununga Day 1 & 2

Words by Anthony Liuzzi Photos by Corinne Conklin DAY ONE – Monday 3/24 The energy in Ubatuba Brazil is something that new visitors find nearly unexplainable. The skies cleared and the sun rose on March 24, 2014. The big day for the first stop of the United Skim Tour had arrived and what a better place to do so in…. Continue »
Posted 03 Feb 2014

Northern California

Words by George Bryan Photos by JJ Morris and George Bryan I was pretty sure our next adventure on the Big Wave World Tour of surfing was scheduled for a trip up north, but I had been anticipating a trip to Lincoln city, Oregon. So when the call was made to head to Half Moon Bay, I figured the swell… Continue »
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Posted 21 Jan 2014

The 5th annual Gorgonitas Skim Contest

Words by Sergio Gil ‘Shein’ Translation by Eric Cestari Months of work was put in to enjoy this big Saturday morning.  As the staff worked on building up the stands, the first skimmers started to arrive to glassy conditions and small but long liners.  The day started cloudy and a little cold, but the slope soon became full of skimmers… Continue »
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