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Posted 07 Oct 2011

Sam Stinnett Wins Oktoberfest and 2011...

By Aaron Peluso Sam Stinnett won the 2011 Exile / Main St Oktoberfest this year and in the process walked away with his first world title. Sam has been a contender ever since he went pro in 2007 and the Balboa event has always been one of his strongest. This year was no different. The Oktoberfest which has for so… Continue »
skimonline Featured 2011 Santa Cruz
Posted 05 Oct 2011

2011 Santa Cruz Skimbash UST Video

UST rookie Blair Conklin won his first pro event at this years Skimbash event. The contest was held at 26th Avenue in 3-5 foot clean surf with the occasional sider. For a more detailed writeup check out the 2011 Skimbash writeup. Final results: 1) Blair Conklin 2) Sam Stinnett 3) Teddy Vlasis 4) Bill Bryan Continue »
UST France Video Coverage
Posted 29 Sep 2011

UST European Open Video

The first European UST contest took place in mid September 2011. The first true trans-continental skimboarding contest in history, this event was a big step forward for skimboarding. For more details read the UST France writeup. Results: 1 – Morgan Just – USA 2 – Sam Stinnett – USA 3 – Brad Domke – USA 4 – Jason Wilson –… Continue »
Blair Conklin wins skimbash
Posted 28 Sep 2011

Blair Conklin Wins Santa Cruz Skimbash

By Beazl In recent weeks leading up to the event, several large south swells washed away much of the sand at the 26th avenue contest site. Many locals questioned whether or not the sand would fill back in come contest time. As luck would have it, a northwest swell arrived the week prior to the event. This indeed helped the… Continue »
Posted 28 Sep 2011

Current UST Standings

After back to back events in France and Santa Cruz the last two weekends, the point standings on the UST are tightening up. With only one event remaining competitors will be giving their all this weekend in Balboa. Check out the current standings on the UST here and more updates and information on the UST site Continue »
Posted 23 Sep 2011

Morgan Just Wins In France

By Aaron Peluso The first trans-continental UST competition went down over the course of the last week in Seignosse, France. I have been attending skimboarding competitions for more than 25 years now and I can say without a doubt that this event has opened up a door for skimboarding’s future. More than any skimboarding competition I have ever attended, this… Continue »
Posted 21 Sep 2011

7th Annual Oktoberfest Registration

October 1st and 2nd, 2011 will mark the 7th Annual Oktoberfest Presented by Main Street Surf Shop, the final stop on the United Skim Tour. This will be the biggest and best year to date, so come prepared to stay all day. The contest will be held at Balboa Pier (A St.) and heats begin at 8:30AM. All entries must… Continue »
Posted 15 Sep 2011

Zap Team in France

Riders from team Zap are in Europe, ready to compete in the UST France contest. During the waiting period, the team has taken advantage of good conditions in Spain. Take a look at Zap’s blog for more photos and details of the team’s latest travels. Continue »
Posted 07 Sep 2011

UST Standings Pre-France

By Teddy Parker Since the United Skim Tour’s inception, right around the millennium switch, Bill Bryan has been a dominating force and put his name on top of the tour and on top of many events time and time again. But the times are changing, and this year more than any we see Bryan slip down the rankings and those… Continue »
skimonline Featured 2011 Vilano
Posted 02 Sep 2011

UST FL Skimboarding Pro/Am Video

UST official coverage of the 2011 FL Skimboarding Pro/Am is online! Continue »
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