The 2016 United Skim Tour schedule

The United Skim Tour (UST) has announced the complete schedule for the 2016 season.

The world's best male skimboarders will compete for prize money and titles in six venues, two less than those run last year. The UST made the decision based on the feedback received from athletes.

"Last year, many of the men's professional riders approached the UST Board of Directors and expressed frustration with an eight-stop tour. It was too expensive and too hard on the riders' schedules to compete in six to week events each year," the skimboarding organization explains.

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Renato Lima raises the Brazilian flag in Sununga Beach

Renato Lima has raised the Brazilian flag higher at the 2016 Sununga Skim Festival, held in Sununga Beach, São Paulo.

The United Skim Tour is having trouble getting a full schedule for the 2016 season, but the first stage has already been run. The finals had spectacular wave conditions, and all skimboarders put out a spectacular show.

The Brazilian skimboarding capital delivered the usual shore break madness, and the locals used their knowledge to control the entire competition in front of hundreds of fans. The Expression Session was also won by another well-known Brazilian, Leandro Azevedo.

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The best skimboarding tips for beginners

Skimboarding is conquering new enthusiasts everywhere. If you never tried it, and before adventuring yourself into the sand and surf, here is some advice from a man who knows how to slide and glide.

Daniel Prieß is one of the most talented skimboarders on the planet. The German charger is always creating new tricks and successfully completing surreal challenges. Whether you're catching shore break waves or just sliding slippery terrain for the first time, Prieß has the right tips for you.

People of all ages and fitness levels tend to see skimboarding as a summer holiday pastime. You just drop the board onto the whitewater and ride it for a few seconds. While that can be a valid assumption, there's more to skimboarding, including dangers and precautions.

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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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