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Posted 30 Jun 2014

Sam Stinnett Wins At Aliso – UST...

By Aaron Peluso Skimboarders from around the United States and the world traveled to Laguna Beach this past weekend for the 38th Annual Victoria Contest held at Aliso Beach.  “The Vic” is the longest running skimboarding event in the world and one of the most prestigious skimboard contests for any competitor to place well in.  This year 41 male professionals… 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 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 »
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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 28 Dec 2013

The Basque Country

Words by George Bryan Photos by Matthew Marbach and George Bryan For the past two years, I have been part of the webcast team that broadcasts the Big Wave World Tour live around the world. Every winter we check the surf charts for one of those purple blobs that form in the middle of the ocean. This particular blob, or… Continue »
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Posted 30 Oct 2013

Warm up Sessions: 2013 Zap Am Champs

Check out a few short videos produced by ToeKneeABC123 and Alley-Oop of skimboarders having fun and warming up for the 2013 Zap Amateur World Championships of Skimboarding. Zap Am Champs Warm up Day 1: See what goes on during a rainy day with small waves and a bunch of frothing skimboarders. Filmed early during the week leading up to the… Continue »
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Posted 19 Oct 2013

Austin Keen Wins Oktoberfest &...

By Aaron Peluso The 2013 Oktoberfest competition will go down in history as one of the most memorable skim competitions ever.  This year the stars aligned from so many angles it was simply magical.  For those who were there, you know what I am talking about.  For those of you who weren’t, you blew it…  simple as that. Balboa really lights… Continue »
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Posted 29 Sep 2013

2013 Zap Am Champs Video

Filmed and Produced by: Toekneeabc123.com Highlights from the 2013 Zap Amateur World Championships of Skimboarding.  A great  look into why we love skimboarding and this deeply rooted event. For more info on skimboaring competitions like this one check out SKIMUSA.ORG Continue »
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Posted 25 Sep 2013

Blair Conklin Wins the 2013 Tac...

Words and photos by Steve Taylor We arrived at 26th Ave in Santa Cruz for the 1st Annual Tac Apparel SkimBlast to find a very small swell lapping with a low tide rising. Morale was low like the tide with the fear that it would be flat all weekend, and everyone would be stuck battling it out in a waveless… Continue »
Posted 29 Aug 2013

Sam Stinnett Wins the 2013 Florida...

Words by Michael Kilcullen Photos by Benjamin Lucas Skimmers arriving at Main Beach on Friday morning found the usual goodness – favorable swell direction and wind, adequate sand placement, an incoming tide, and increasing hype. Pro heats kicked off in the afternoon earls, catching the tide and conditions as they began their journey away from the contest zone. The majority… Continue »
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