The Wedge: the skimboarder's go-for-it attitude

Finless backside tube rides, dangerous wipeouts, great escapes and flawless barrels.

The skimboarding community continues tight and united, showing bodyboarders and surfers the limits of board riding.

Andre Maragao has published an high-quality video of a superb session at The Wedge, in Newport Beach, California.

Riders include Paulo Prietto, George Bryan, Travis Williams, Grant Noble, Mike Hickey, Sam Stinnett and Blair Conklin.

Skimboarders never pull back. Skimming is a synonym of commitment and go-for-it attitude, even if there's no exit in sight.

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