Events and Road Trips

UK skimboarding events, road trips and reports.

  • The open finalists

    Photo Report: 2013 UK International Skimboarding Contest

    What a fantastic weekend we all had down in Cornwall at the UK International Skimboard Contest. There was worry over the conditions, but it all came together in the end, and we were blessed with 2ft glassy sets, and connectable siders. Everybody had a blast as usual, and after the…

  • Will Nicole

    Tolcarne Skimboarding Photos – Sept 2013

    Last weekend, a load of us got up super early (4.15am!) and drove to Cornwall to score some waves at Tolcarne beach in Newquay. To catch the spring high tide we needed to be on the beach at 7am – and that was duly done. Seems everybody was super impressed…

  • The Paignton Crew with Mega

    2007 UK Skim Fest Photos

    More photos from the archives again, this time with the 2007 UK Skim Fest held at Challaborough Bay in south Devon on 22/23 September 2007. In 2007 Zap flew Mega from Portugal to the UK for the Skim Fest, and as usual everybody was stoked to see him. The waves…

  • This is why we go to Oleron to skim

    2008 Oleron Skimboarding Photos

    More photos added today, this time from the island of Oleron, off the west coast of France. Oleron is a skimboarding Mecca, due to it’s famous liners and the ever so friendly resident skimboarder, Eric – or to his friends, Ricou! Editing these photos for upload to the website reminded…

  • The 2006 UK Skim Fest crowd!

    2006 UK Skim Fest Photos

    Here’s a blast from the past today, as we bring you a load of photos fro the 2006 UK Skim Fest. The 2006 event was the 5th Annual Sandskater/Zap UK Skim Fest and was held on the 23/24 September at Challaborough Beach in South Devon. The event was sponsored by:…

  • Ollie Bowen at Tolcarne, Newquay

    Results: 2012 International Skimboarding Contest – Newquay

    By Dan Horan of Skim UK The contest was a great success and was won by Axel Cristol from France. Ollie Bowen secured a second consecutive highest UK rider spot and finished 3rd. There were cash prizes for the top 3 riders. Our youngest rider this year was Matthew Ward,…

  • Tolcarne ESL Video

    2011 Tolcarne ESL Video

    A great little video here from Skim GB of last years ESL contest at Tolcarne in Newquay. Loving the chilled music!

  • 2008 Hossegor Skimboarding Photos

    2008 was the year when half of Paignton seemed to descend on the annual skimboarding contest in Hossegor, France. It was one very memorable trip, with plenty of happy times! Enjoy the photos!

  • Oleron Teaser Video

    2012 Oleron Skimfest Teaser Video

    Here’s the teaser video by Eric for this years Oleron Skimfest. This years dates are the 24th/25th March. If you haven’t been to Oleron, then you are missing out on some serious liner action. Enjoy the video!

  • The 2005 Skim Fest Crowd!

    2005 UK Skim Fest Photos

    More from the photos archives with the inclusion of the photos taken at the 2005 UK Skim Fest held at Challaborough Bay in south Devon. It was held on the 17/18 September 2005, and was sponsored by Sandskater, Zap Skimboards and Exile Skimboards

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