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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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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 16 Aug 2013

2013 Florida Pro/Am Entry Form

Here’s a flyer and the entry form for the Florida Pro/Am which will be taking place next weekend in Vilano Beach, Florida.  It looks like there are waves on the forecast so hopefully this event will turn out epic like it has in the years passed. 2013 Florida Pro/Am Entry Form   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 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 »
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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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