Austin Keen: the skim to wake trick

Who needs a car or a jet ski when you've got a boat? Austin Keen keeps impressing the board sports crew. The talented skimboarder re-invented the original concept behind skimboarding and wakeboarding.

Should this article feature in the skimboarding or in the wakeboarding corner? Because Austin Keen is a skim champion, we've decided to add it to the skimming category. However, it's easy to get confused.

The dreadlocked rider thought of something completely new, and the final result will definitely steal a smile from your face. Apparently, Keen has hijacked a boat wake. In other words, he started off as a skimboarder and ended up a wakeboarder.

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Tillman: the English Bulldog skimboarder | Photo: Natural Balance

They just love skimming. Yes, it seems like dogs are getting into skimboarding. And what really impresses is that they're not forced to ride. Dogs naturally run and glide.

We've seen a wide variety of pets riding waves on surfboards. However, they are quite often "invited" to surf by their beloved owners. In this particular case, all dogs "ask" their best friends to launch the skim board.

The English Bulldog loves water and sports. Meet Tillman, a Californian native who has already shown her skills in television series and high-end commercials. When Tillman skims, she barks and seems very pleased.

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Skimboarding: Europe loves it | Photo: PSO

The official schedule for the 2015 European Skimboarding Cup has been released.

Who's ready to dethrone Adrien Raza, the 2014 European Skimboarding Cup champion? Last year, the rider from the Netherlands won five out of the six events in the calendar.

In 2015, the number of skimboarders from the Old Continent expected in the battleground will likely increase, with improved tricks and bigger airs. But, wait a minute. It seems that Raza has already claimed the first event of the season, the Battle of the Boot, in Germany.

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