John Akerman: no hands aerial-to-victory

John Akerman has conquered the 2012 Sea Bright Skim Bash, in New Jersey,held in sunny skies and small wave conditions. Akerman took the Pro division in style.

Skimboarders participated with all their enthusiasm in a great event. Trophies were delivered in a wide variety of categories, from Mini and Women to Masters, Juniors and Semi-Pro, etc.

The Zap Skimboards crew has reasons to celebrate. The brand's team of professional skimmers took the first, the second and the third place in the Pro division. John Akerman was followed by Dave Armstrong and Max Smetts.

Steff Mags won the Womens title at the 2012 Sea Bright Skim Bash, while Ed Hayden got gold in the Masters division. Colton Wallace was the best Semi-Pro and Blake Gupko was crowned winner of the Menehunes.

2012 Sea Bright Skim Bash Results:

Pro Division: 1) John Akerman, 2) Dave Armstrong, 3) Max Smetts, 4) Daniel McDonald, 5) Troy Rhoten, 6) Shawn Kenny
Semi-Pro: 1) Colton Wallace, 2) Sam McCoy, 3) Kyle Calandra

Menehunes: 1) Blake Gupko, 2) John Gray, 3) Aidan Stevenson
Boys: 1) Eddie Dixon, 2) Casey Ritzer, 3) Ian Kenny
Jr Men: 1) Mickey Kendall, 2) Matt Buchanan, 3) Sam McCoy
Mini Division: 1) Michael Sibilia, 2) Alex Scheckells, 3) Maddox Gipko

Women: 1) Steff Mags, 2) Ellen Wood, 3) Siobhan McAuliffe
Men: 1) Jake Luke, 2) Colton Wallace, 3) Gordon Levine
Sr Men: 1) Wyatt Krapf, 2) Tom Bracht, 3) C.J. Tracy

Masters: 1) Ed Hayden, 2) Brett Mahon, 3) David Balloqui
Grandmasters: 1) Erik Leaman, 2) Toby West, 3) Brice Roughton
Sr Grandmaster: 1) Colin Mahon