2012 Photos

Maui Melee
Posted 14 Jul 2012

HASL Maui Melee Write Up

Words by David Sterman On June 16, 2012, the Hawaii Amateur Skimboard League made its way to Kihei, Maui for the third contest of the season. The contest was held on the shoreline of Big Beach, Makena, home of the Maui Skimmers. The beach had been firing the entire week prior to the contest and fortunately there were still a… Continue »
Sam Stinnett Wins The Vic - 2012 Edition
Posted 08 Jul 2012

Sam Stinnett wins the Vic

Sam Stinnett successfully defended his title at the Aliso contest this Sunday making him only the only person besides Bill Bryan to win the event twice in at least the past 20 years. But it was not an easy fight. Sam took the top spot by the slimmest of margins with only 1.5 pts separating himself, Morgan Just in second and Blair… Continue »
Posted 07 Jul 2012

2012 Vic Day One

The 2012 Victoria Contest got off to a solid start Saturday morning as a chest high south swell pounded the shore at a low tide Aliso Beach.  Competitors were treated to wedging A-frames under overcast skies and video was streamed worldwide via the live webfeed. Even with the top 6 competitors from last years event seeded into the next round,… Continue »
Posted 03 Jun 2012

Blair Conklin Wins The South Side...

Day two, like day one, started off with a bang. The waves and weather seemed to somehow best the first day of competition. Cleaner conditions and waist high barrels right on shore created smiles on everyones faces. Semi-final one cosisted of Teddy Vlasis, Sam Stinnett, Shawn Kenny, and Morgan Just. Shawn Kenny skimmed well, but unfortunately he could not recreate… Continue »
Posted 02 Jun 2012

South Side Day One

Words by Woody Harris Just as Matt Adams and I walked over the dune South of the Indian River Inlet this morning, we were instantly greeted with a perfect waist high regular foot wrap rolling down the beach, in classic South Side fashion.   At that moment, we knew the pros were going in the water first. The wind started… Continue »
Sam Stinnett Wins The 2012 Cabo Clasico
Posted 24 May 2012

Sam Stinnett Wins The 2012 Cabo Clasico

By Aaron Peluso 2011 UST champ Sam Stinnett started off the 2012 season right by taking the top spot at stop #1 on the 2012 UST Tour. For the first time ever the contest took all three days of the waiting period to run as the wind in Cabo this year was unusually strong. Heats ran in the first few… Continue »
Posted 08 May 2012

Hawaii Amateur Skimboard...

Words by David Sterman The second contest of HASL’s 2012 season brought everyone out to the west side of Oahu.  Yokohama Bay showed a little swell and occasional gusting winds but with the bright sunny skies, everyone made the best of the conditions and had a good time.  The Next contest is getting scheduled for Saturday June 16th  at Big Beach in… Continue »
Posted 26 Mar 2012

Brandon Sears Wins In Melaque

Words by Luis Uribe, edited by Steve Taylor It’s been more than 8 years since the first contest that I (Luis Uribe) and Drew Peace organized in Melaque. By that time the international skimboarding scene did not know anything about this tiny town that is located in the middle of the jungle in Mainland Mexico. After the contest I couldn’t… Continue »
Posted 23 Mar 2012

AO Rider Wyatt Krapf Spreading the

Over the past year, Alley Oop team rider Wyatt Krapf has been going hard! He embodies the spirit of Alley-Oop with his passion for skimboarding and spreading the good vibes to whoever wants to ride with him. Since Wyatt joined the team, he has been representing Alley-Oop and skimming like a mad man. Recently, Wyatt’s been following the Alley Oop… Continue »
Posted 10 Mar 2012

Zap in Brazil

The Zap team recently traveled to Sununga to meet up with Mega and score some fun waves. More swell is on the way so check Zap’s blog for more updates! Continue »
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