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.

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Blair Conklin: never easy to beat Brad Domke

Blair Conklin has claimed the 2012 South Side Shootout, in Delaware. After a good first day of competition, the group of skimboarders enjoyed better weather conditions in the last hours of rides.

Teddy Vlasis, Sam Stinnett, Shawn Kenny and Morgan Just stood ready for the first Semifinal, with waist-high shallow barrels. Sam put out a come-from-behind performance and stormed the show.

In the second Semifinal, there were Tim Fulton, Perry Pruitt, Blair Conklin and Brad Domke. Blair was on fire, despite the spectacular intelligent attacks from Domke. Layback and a groovy 540º Shuv-It sealed the deal.

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Johnny Salta: the new pro rider at Victoria Skimboards

Victoria Skimboards has announced that once esteemed amateur rider Johnny Salta has now joined the professional skimboarding ranks. Salta enjoyed his first professional contest at the 2012 Cabo Clasico, held at Solmar Beach, in Cabo San Lucas, last May.

Johnny has been skimboarding with a majority of the top professionals of the sport in his hometown of Laguna Beach and felt the time was right to make the change.

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