The Portuguese UST event this year will not be part of the Ocean Spirit Festival as the dates for that have moved. The good news is that the UST skim contest dates have not moved. It is still to be held July 18 – 22.
After a win in Santa Cruz Blair Conklin has stepped out as the man to beat with a solid points lead heading into the final event. Consistent performance all year long means that Conklin can only be caught by one other competitor, Sam... Read More»
Leading into Santa Cruz the race is as tight as it has ever been with all of the top five competitors well within striking distance of the 2016 title.
Blair Conklin holds onto his lead after skipping Vilano but only in tabulated points... Read More»
With three events down and three to go, the 2016 UST pack leaders are emerging.
Blair Conklin and Perry Pruitt sitting pretty comfortable in the top two spots after solid finals appearances at all three events.
Four time UST champ Sam... Read More»
Last year many of the Men’s professional riders approached the UST board of directors and expressed frustration with an 8 stop UST tour. It was too expensive and too hard on the riders schedules to compete in 6 to 8 events each... Read More»
About 3 days before the TAC Skimblast, a big south swell rolled through Santa Cruz ripping out a huge swath of sand at the contest site. By Saturday morning the slope had recovered, and the missing sand had exposed even more of the sider... Read More»
Saturday morning of the 2015 Outer Banks Skim Jam greeted competitors from both U.S. coastlines, Mexico and Brazil with light onshore winds and crystal clear water. With a sunny forecast and high tide around 10 a.m., the men’s pros were... Read More»
The 2015 Sununga Skim Festival brought competitive skimboarding to a whole new level. For years skimboarders have wanted to run a contest in conditions that push the limits of our sport and the beach of Sununga provides waves that allow... Read More»