Sam Stinnett: sharp in the OBX | Photo: Skim USA

Sam Stinnett has taken out the Outer Banks Skim Jam 2015, in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina.

The skimboarder from Laguna Beach has once again confirmed his superiority in the shore breaks of the East Coast of USA. The event had warm water, great slopes and a competitive vibe.

Stinnett defeated Perry Pruitt in the final to secure the second consecutive triumph in the OBX Skim Jam. His trademark backside airs have also earned him a first place in the overall rankings.

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Skimboarding: there's nothing like riding our custom shaped skimboard | Photo: John Lemieux

Professional skimboards are works of art, science and design. But you don't necessarily need an high-end skimboard to shred and have fun. Let's learn how to shape a skimboard.

The good news is that producing your own skimboard isn't expensive. With a couple of phone calls, you will get all tools and equipment you need to cut the leaf and ride it.

If you want to shape a skimboard, start by doing it with wood materials. They're easy to cut, sand, glue and paint. A wood plank is also relatively cheap, especially if you visit a large do-it-yourself store.

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Goon: skimboarding with a punk attitude

"Goon" is an eccentric full-length skimboarding movie about the history and life of a group of flatland riders from Sacramento, California.

With a raw style, a punk attitude, and a no-fear approach to rails and obstacles, the Goon-schism is taking over the skimboarding community.

"It's been over two years in the making. Get ready for the heaviest inland skimboarding film ever to be released with hijinks that can only be expected from Sacramento's finest skim crew. Get hyped," announced the Californian collective.

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