Blair Conklin: talent requires training | Photo: Exile Skimboards

Blair Conklin won the 2015 Sununga Skim Festival, in Ubatuba, Brazil.

The skimboarder from Laguna Beach prevailed in the third stop of the United Skim Tour 2015. In a rematch of last year's final, Conklin defeated the winner of the 2014 edition, Leandro Azevedo.

The final was tight, but Blair would win with a total of 23.61 points against Leandro's 22.27 points. Sam Stinnett outperformed Pablo Marreco to confirm the third place.

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2015 Kalemba International Skimboarding Competition: an Angolan success story | Photos: Sumol Angola

Sam Stinnett conquered the 3rd edition of the Kalemba International Skimboarding Competition, held at Cabo Ledo Beach, in Angola.

A total of 28 skimboarders hailing from South Africa, Cabo Verde, Morocco, United States, Spain, Portugal, Brazil and the Netherlands competed in the event organized by Kalemba Skim.

The 2015 Kalemba International Skimboarding Competition run amateur and professional divisions for both male and female riders, and it also provided water filtration systems to transform less expensive unsafe water into safe drinking water.

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Austin Keen: back to the podium | Photo: Skim USA

Austin Keen secured a back-to-back victory at the 2015 Southside Shootout, at Dewey Beach, Delaware.

He couldn't have asked for a better anniversary gift. One day after celebrating his 25th birthday, Keen once again raised the Southside Shootout trophy after beating Dave Bracht in the final.

This means that the United Skim Tour 2015 title is entirely open. Keen started the season with a fifth place in Cabo Clasico, an event won by Juan Carlos Encizo. But a victory in Delaware catapult him in the overall rankings.

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