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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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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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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Posted 05 May 2013

The UST Sununga World Cup Of...

By Aaron Peluso I attended my first skimboard contest back in the early 1980’s.  Since that time I have attended hundreds of skimboarding events over 25+ years.  West coast events, east coast events, international events…  I have seen a lot of competitions.  In all that time, I have never seen anything quite as awesome as the 2013 Sununga competition.  In… Continue »
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Posted 24 Apr 2013

Sununga Expression Session

The first Day of the Sununga UST World Cup waiting period started off with rainy and waveless, but ended with the best expression session I have seen in 25 years of watching skimboard contests. Competitors dutifully showed up bright and early for the spot check but with rain and the lack of waves, it was obvious we wouldn’t be running… Continue »
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Posted 11 Dec 2012

An Interview with Perry Pruitt

Perry Pruitt is an up and coming professional who did exceptionally well during his inaugural year on the United Skim Tour.  We sat down with Perry and discussed his year on tour and his plans for the future.  You can read the discussion bellow. SO: Tell the world of skimboarding about yourself.  How old are you?  How long have you… Continue »
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Posted 20 Oct 2012

UST Stop #8 Video Oktoberfest

In early October the top skimboarders in the world descended on Newport Beach for the final UST event of the 2012 season. Nearly ideal contest conditions made for a truly sick event and consequently, a sick video. Continue »
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Posted 01 Oct 2012

UST Stop #7 Video Santa Cruz

Film/Edit By: Scott Stinnett http://imwithleaf.com/ The 2012 Santa Cruz Skimbash was held 9/15 and 9/16 at 26th Ave in Santa Cruz Ca. Professional skimboarders from across the country made the journey to compete on the glassy waves under typically cloudy skies. In the end Austin Keen picked up his first win of the UST Season launching him well into the… Continue »
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