Lodz gets ready for the 2017 Red Bull Skim It

The 6th edition of the Red Bull Skim It will ignite the city of Lodz, in Poland, on August 26, 2017.

The event is Europe's largest skimboarding competition held on an artificial track and the final stop on the 2017 European Skimboarding Cup.

The 2017 Red Bull Skim It will also determine Poland's best skimboarder. But the organizers have also planned additional attractions for those who haven’t tried the sport yet.

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Lightning storm lights up final Texas Skim Jam

It was not easy, but the Texas Skim Jam eventually celebrated its 10th anniversary. And apparently, it was the last one.

The event hosted by Skim2Live went underway at Cypress Creek, a well-known stream that flows from Snake Creek and Mound Creek to its mouth at Spring Creek, in the heart of Texas.

However, the flatland skimboard contest had its setbacks. According to the organization, Mother Nature decided to send out a lightning storm which halted the pro competition. The amateur division was taken out by Ben Hayman.

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Blair Conklin claims the 2017 Internacional de Skimboard

Blair Conklin has taken out the 2017 Internacional de Skimboard, in Santa Cruz, Portugal.

The 2016 United Skim Tour (UST) champion returned to the Portuguese shore breaks and grabbed an important win. The event had challenging wave conditions, but the riders kept the bar raised high.

In the final against Afonso Ruiz, João Girbal, and Juan Luis, the American skimboarder posted a near-perfect score of 19 points.

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