El Nino Skimboarding Video Teaser

    Lets start the week the same way we ended the last - with a video. The 10th Street Bros have got a new skimboarding DVD out this summer entitled "El Nino". Here's the teaser for it.

    The Grinch arrives at Paignton

    ... well, not the real Grinch, but a homemade version (The Wench!), that has been built by some of the Paignton guys! So what's a Grinch? Basically its a petrol motor attached to a winch system with a shed load of rope and a ski-handle at one end. The idea…

    2012 Oleron Skimfest Teaser Video

    Here's the teaser video by Eric for this years Oleron Skimfest. This years dates are the 24th/25th March. If you haven't been to Oleron, then you are missing out on some serious liner action. Enjoy the video!

    Video: Tow skimboarding/bodyboarding on snow!

    Following on from last week's video; bodyboarding on snow, we have just uploaded another snow video to the Sandskater You Tube Channel. The video was filmed on Dartmoor at the height of the snowy period in February 2009. Most of the moor was only accessible to 4x4's, so we took…

    A return to skimboarding

    Its been a few years since I was last on a skimboard, but this all changed recently after a rainy day meant a few of us met up for a pint at the local pub. A lot of good ideas have been hatched over a pint or two in the…

    2010 Portugal ESL Skimboarding Contest Video

    Heres a video we spied on Vimeo of the 2010 Santa Cruz International Skimboard Contest that we recently attended in Portugal. Check it out to give you an overview of the event.

    UK Sidewash Skimboarding Video

    Just the other day we posted some photos from our session on Cornwall last weekend. Now here is the video overview of the session for your viewing pleasure. The video was filmed by Adele Oldroyd and edited by Chris Handscombe. Note: As this beach is a semi-secret spot in the…

    UK ESL Contest: Final Results

    The UK round of the ESL went off without a hitch at the weekend. The final was held at dusk, with just enough light left to finish the contest off in one day! After much worrying about the conditions, the waves co-operated and so did the weather. Competitors were blessed…

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