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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Austin Keen: dreadlocks help him balance the body

Austin Keen has conquered the 26th Ave Skimbash, in Santa Cruz, California.

Sam Stinnet has already taken the 2012 United Skim Tour, but the curtain has not been closed. With two stages to be contested, there's glory and ranking positions to confirm.

The Stinnet family has been dong very good. Jake got through, heat by heat, and finished in second place, ahead of Tim Fulton and Sam.

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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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Surfing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will take place in the ocean, not in a wave pool. The waiting period runs from July 24 to August 9.

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It's almost finals' day at Playa Llacolén. The 2018 Antofagasta Bodyboard Festival (ABF) continues in La Cupula, one of the finest boogie waves in Chile.

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Nic Rapa and Sean Silveira have taken out the second event of the 2018 Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour (PWT), held at Lake Allatoona's Dallas Landing Park, in Acworth, Georgia.

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