Shorebreak: The Evolution of Skimboarding

Skimboarding is making a come back from behind. After years in a semi-obscurity, skimming is conquering new enthusiasts and spreading its influence in the wave sports industry.

"Shorebreak: The Evolution of Skimboarding" is probably the most important movie ever in the history of the sport. Anthony Liuzzi, the directory behind the documentary, traveled with the pros and visited the most remote skimboarding communities.

The filmmaker wanted to capture the essence and soul of skimboarding, from the early roots to the next-big-thing and mainstream status. How was it back when the first skimboards hit the water, and how materials and tricks have changed since then.

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Sam Stinnett: UST title number three | Photo: Exile Skimboards

Sam Stinnett and Casey Kiernan have officially been crowned the 2014 United Skim Tour (UST) champions, in Newport Beach, California.

It's all over. The world's best male and female skimboarders have been crowned in the last event of the season, the Balboa Oktoberfest.

The final stage was taken out by Blair Conklin, who secured his first contest victory of the year to finish in third place, in the final rankings.

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Red Bull Skim It 2014: riders at work | Photo: Red Bull

Remek Miczek has conquered the Red Bull Skim It 2014, held in the Manufaktura arts center, in Lodz, Poland.

Poland is known for having a longtime hardcore skimboarding community, and talented riders. Manufaktura proved to be the perfect scenario for a successful urban skim event.

The Red Bull Skim It 2014 attracted 40 of the best skimmers in the country to compete in a specially-designed set, full of sliding challenges and obstacles.

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