Conly Ware: the skimboard style in 1986

Skimboarding has been evolving the last decades but, in 1986, a TV show called "A Day at the Beach" highlighted the water sport in the Southern California beaches.

"It seems like a lot of beaches activities always have something to do with boards. You have surfboards, sail boards, boogie boards, skate boards and now skimboards", says the "A Day at the Beach" host.

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Danny Ja: ready to take on the pros

Kyle Calandra has conquered the SkimBash 2012, at Sea Bright, New Jersey, USA.

After a day of rain, wind and just-for-fun heats, the pro division entered the water in wonderful weather conditions. Light breeze, sunny skies and contestable waves were the main ingredients for another classic skimboard event.

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Sam Stinnett: world skimboarding champion, again

Stinnett dominated the skimboard action at the 2012 Vilano Pro/Am, under pumping swell conditions, and secured the world title.


Hurricane Isaac brought harsh weather conditions to Vilano Beach. With 20-30mph onshore winds, amateurs and professionals gave their best to beat meteorology.

North Florida attracted many new skimboarders to the quality shore break. The shoulder-high waves of the second and third day were enough to overcome the bumpy rides.

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