Hugo Santos: Portuguese Skimboarding champion

Hugo Santos has been crowned the 2012 Portuguese Skimboarding champion, at the S. Pedro do Estoril Beach.


Hugo Santos confirms the status of Portugal's best skimboarder. The waves of Estoril confirmed his excelent level in the two-to-three foot onshore faces.

The National Skimboard Circuit ended up after four stages held in Sesimbra, Espinho, Ericeira and Estoril.

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United Skim Tour: skimboarding showdown

The 2012 United Skim Tour is over. Sam Stinnett has been crowned the best skimboarder of the season, as the last stage Newport Beach defined the Top 10 riders.


Austin Keen picked up the win at the Oktoberfest, but strong performances by everyone else prevented him from picking up much ground. Perry Pruitt picked up second place and landed in sixth place on the UST. A fine showing for his rookie season.

Brandon Sears took third, so held onto 7th place on the tour, while Jake Stinnett placed 4th, just low enough for Austin Keen to pass him with a win in the final event.

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Kelmer Sandoval: skimboard master in Costa Rica

Kelmer Sandoval has conquered the 2nd Skim Jam, held in Costa Rica.


Sandoval claimed the Open division of the contest surfed in Playa Prieta, near the town of Guanacaste.

The weather conditions were quite good for a challenging skimboard battle. There were some clouds in the sky, a few sun rays and waist-to-shoulder high waves breaking in the shore.

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