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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 »
Posted 29 Jul 2013

The Zap Amateur World Championships of...

The Zap Amateur World Championships of Skimboarding Presented By: Alley-Oop If you’re an amateur skimboarder you definitely do not want to miss this competition in Dewey Beach, DE! Going into it’s 32nd year the Zap Amateur World Championships of Skimboarding attracts some of the best amateur riders in our sport. This is a chance to compete for the best prizes… Continue »
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 »
Cabo Clasico
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 »
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 »
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 »
Posted 25 May 2013

2013 South Side Shoot out

With summer right around the corner Skim USA and Alley-Oop are preparing for one of the best skimboarding events in the world: The 2013 South Side Shootout. Through the combined effort of Alley-Oop and Skim USA the Shootout has become a major stop on professional skimboarding’s United Skim Tour.  Every year it attracts 20-30 of the top pros in the… Continue »
Tim Fulton
Posted 23 May 2013

CMNTY Day in the Life of Tim Fulton

CMNTY recently released a flip book that follows Tim Fulton in the days before his trip to the first stop on the UST in Brazil.  Click here to view it.   Continue »
Posted 21 May 2013

UST Stop #1 Video Sununga World Cup of...

This April the United Skim Tour held it’s first skimboarding competition in Sununga Brazil. Everything came together flawlessly as the top skimboarders in the world took on some of the best contest conditions ever. Click on HD and watch the video to see for yourself!   Continue »
Posted 18 May 2013

Alabama Rising Video

Words by Colton Wallace In the past 10 years the skimboarding scene in Alabama has had its slow but steady rise. With the help of Johnny McElroy, owner of local shop Blonde Johns, it has become more than a scene, but an every day opportunity. Over the past 4 years, the teams travels have included New Jersey to Florida, over… Continue »
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