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Old    Blabelmooch (blabel)      Join Date: Jul 2001       10-05-2006, 4:25 PM Reply   
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MZd25RMMMwM&eurl=
Old    Joe Umali (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       10-05-2006, 4:27 PM Reply   
that's freakin' sweet! thanks for posting!
Old    Blabelmooch (blabel)      Join Date: Jul 2001       10-05-2006, 4:31 PM Reply   
Some may say it's a little cheesy but it sure beats kids playing video games.
Old    Joe Umali (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       10-05-2006, 4:36 PM Reply   
excellent point, blabelmooch. add to that, very creative of them.
Old    C.I.E. J-Rod (jarrod)      Join Date: May 2003       10-05-2006, 4:38 PM Reply   
Sick!

That's exactly the type of skim boarding we used to do growing up in Alameda. The tide wold go out and leave miles of pools to ride. I wish we would have thought of the sliders and ramps though!

Sweet.
Old    Jeffrey Blanchard (eternalshadow)      Join Date: Nov 2001       10-05-2006, 4:39 PM Reply   
That's pretty amazing stuff, too bad I'd need to learn how to skate board!
Old    Squid (twakess)      Join Date: Mar 2002       10-05-2006, 4:48 PM Reply   
J-rod you grew up in Alameda. Crazy my gal lived on central. In one of the first houses built there. I was always skating at lincon school.

Yep thats pretty cool.
Old    mike hillard (otiswunguy)      Join Date: Apr 2002       10-05-2006, 4:51 PM Reply   
how would a skimboard work for surfing behind a boat?
Old    Blabelmooch (blabel)      Join Date: Jul 2001       10-05-2006, 5:09 PM Reply   
Not sure how it would work without fins but there are kids where I ride that wakeskate on skimboards and they kill it.
Old    Tony Carroll (mr_incredible)      Join Date: Oct 2005       10-05-2006, 6:18 PM Reply   
super sick vid, good job guys
Old    Aden Glatt (aden_g)      Join Date: Mar 2006       10-05-2006, 7:21 PM Reply   
I love skimboarding with my friends, and I thought we were pretty good, but DAMN that is amazing.

I really gotta build a skimboard rail now. No question. Skimboarding is a LOT of fun on a day at the beach, and very good excercise. Also cheap, if you have any wood experience you can make your own board.
Old    Roddyrod (wakeslife)      Join Date: Jul 2005       10-05-2006, 9:35 PM Reply   
its crazy how high they can pop a shuv on a skim
Old    Midwestwakeboarder.com (mjmurphy53711)      Join Date: Mar 2004       10-05-2006, 9:54 PM Reply   
That was nuts, now lets see some follow cams!
Old    Dan Lennox (woohoo)      Join Date: Jun 2006       10-06-2006, 4:34 PM Reply   
I skimboard some and I didn't think it was possible to ollie at all without using a wave, also sweet rails, I've got to try that.
Old    C.I.E. J-Rod (jarrod)      Join Date: May 2003       10-06-2006, 4:55 PM Reply   
Squid...I actually went to Linclon Middle School. I grew up on the corner of Fountain and Central.
Old    Squid (twakess)      Join Date: Mar 2002       10-06-2006, 5:18 PM Reply   
J-rod I know that place well. Is fountian towards downtown or comming in.
Old    Carson (wake_boarder49)      Join Date: Jun 2004       10-06-2006, 10:20 PM Reply   
Yeah skimboardings alot of fun. We're gonna build some rails and ramps for next year. I used mine for wakeskating before. Its really sketchy at first but you can do shuvits and flatspins so easy. You can just keep spinning and spinning. But they hardly have any rocker whatsoever so its pretty hard hitting a wake if your not confortable on the board. I just skim in the creek by my cabin, ive never been out in a tidal pool.
Old    Lucky Charms (lchamaschuk)      Join Date: Feb 2002       10-07-2006, 12:15 AM Reply   
Damn - I thought that looked like Boundary Bay! Skimboarding is pretty hot there. I live about 10 minutes from where that was filmed. My hubby got me a skimboard this year, but I haven't tried it out yet.
Old    Jeff Baker (innov8)      Join Date: May 2005       10-07-2006, 8:55 AM Reply   
Thats sick, great job, thanks for posting!

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