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    We had a bit of surf in Paignton this week, so after the tide got too high, a load of the local guys jumped in for a bit of fun in the backwash against the sea wall. The result is this photo gallery! Remember, these guys are experienced idiots, and…

    Sandskater Euro Trip: Portugal Photos

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    2012 Oleron Skimfest Teaser Video

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    2012 Zap Skimboards Sununga Video

    Zap Skimboards just dropped this video of their team riders Sununga in Brazil. You better check it out...

    Grady Archbold Mini Movie

    Some Friday relaxation today, with a mini movie from Exile Skimboards featuring their pro rider Grady Archbold. Grab a cold one from the fridge and sit back and enjoy 3 minutes of skimboarding excellence.

    Video: Exile in France

    A video to end the week - this time, its the Exile team in France a few years ago. Enjoy.

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