Skimboarding news and information from the UK and around the world!
A return to skimboarding
Its been a few years since I was last on a skimboard, but this all changed recently after a rainy day meant a few of us met up for a pint at the local pub. A lot of good ideas have been hatched over a pint or two in the…
Choosing a skimboard
Choosing a skimboard for the first time is no easy task. With the large range of boards now on offer there are lot to choose from. Picking the right board from the beginning will mean you get maximum enjoyment from day one! Hopefully this quick guide will give you an…
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…
Video: How to get on your skimboard
Here’s a great video from Zap Skimboards on how to get on your skimboard using the one step drop. Zap employee and skimboarder, Steve Boomhower, takes you through the techniques needed to get on your skimboard smoothly and efficiently, so you carry maximum speed towards the wave. Enjoy!
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…
Superb Zap Skimboards Tony Bianchi Video
I was alerted to this sweet video by the great people at Zap Skimboards. It features Zap team rider Tony Bianchi showcasing some of his skimboarding talent in Southern California. Its one chilled little video, and I for one, and loving the music! Enjoy!
Video: Lonesome Lunchtime Liners
Today’s video is from our good friend Jax who lives in Portugal. Here is a video he put together earlier this week of some great liner action in his home town of Figueira da Foz.
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…
2013 Preston Skimboarding Contest Video
The 2013 Preston skimboarding contest was held back at the beginning of August, and it saw another great turnout for the yearly event. The contest is aimed squarely at the youngsters to encourage them into competitive skimboarding, and is held at Preston beach in Paignton, Devon. So here is a…
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…