2016 Sununga Skim Festival Video – UST Stop #1

The 2016 Sununga Skim festival started out with smaller straight waves for the initial days of competition culminating with a solid swell for the final rounds on the last weekend of the waiting period.

Local hero Renato Lima earned himself the title this year walking away with first place followed by Blair Conklin in second place. Brazilian Pablo Marreco grabbed 3rd place while Perry Pruitt took 4th.

Check out the video for a glimpse of the action or head over to Surfcore (links below) to watch the archived live feed.

Film/Edit by: Gil @ SkimPoint.com

Live Feed: http://www.surfcore.com.br/skimboard/

More information at: Unitedskimtour.org


Sununga Skimboard Contest Video

Sununga is one of the most anticipated skimboard contests in the world and and ecotreme Media captured it beautifully. That skimboard spot is so special due to the people, its climate and those perfect waves make Sununga a skimboaders paradise that anyone would visit.

Produced by : Media EcoXtreme | www.productora.ecoxtreme.cl
Collaboration : Southwest Films
Directed by: Alvaro Zurita
Animation produced by : Sebastian Hasbún
Graphic designer : Bethlehem Valdivielso
Music : ” Saint Lazare ” by Wolfram Gruss ( PNFA ) , ” Criminal” The Silver Liners, ” Desabafo ” Marcelo D2


2015 Lafkenche Skimboard Tour

Checkout the official video from the 2015 Lafkenche Skimboard Tour through Brazil and Chile.

This skim films was captured in Antofagasta , Algarrobo and Vina del Mar.

Music in this video is:
– The White Stripes – Prickly Thorn, But Sweetly Worn
– You Will Leave a Mark
– Purity Ring – Fineshrine
-M83 – Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming


United Skim Tour: 2015 Sununga Skimboarding Video

Sununga is one of the most anticipated events on the United Skim Tour for good reason. Perfect siders, the best skimmers in the world and a full week waiting period… whats not to like!?

This year it all boiled down to Leandro Azevedo and Blair Conklin once again. Unlike last year however, Blair had the edge this round and took the win in a heated final which you can see wave for wave at the end of the video.

With this victory Blair jumped to first place in the UST rankings. The next contest will be OBX!


Film/Edit By : Andre Callado


United Skim Tour: Blair Conklin wins Sununga

Exile Skimboards team rider Blair Conklin took first place at Sununga the third stop of the United Skim Tour. Word on the beach is it was a tight Final against local hero Leandro and Blair barely edged him out.

(Photo by Antônio Dias)

2015 Sununga Results
1. Blair Conklin
2. Leandro Azevedo
3. Sam Stinnett
4. Pablo Marreco


Brazil Skimboard Sessions captured by Andre Magarao

Brazillian photographer Andre Magarao has been capturing amazing skimboard photos for years now and this recent batch that were featured over at Exile Skimboards are epic. Angry used his artistic ability and some remote flashes to capture these breathtaking photos.

Checkout all the photos here: Exileskimboards.com/brazil-night-skim-sessions


“The boys have been active down in Brazil with the help of Photographer Andre Magarao,” said Exile Skimboards. “Andre has an incredible eye, and ability to motivate riders to perform.”

More skimboarding and photography at:

Exile Skimboards


Summer Skimboard Sessions at Sununga

Who wants to go to Brazil? We sure as hell do for oh so many reasons and one of the main reasons being the epic sider at Sununga. Such a fun looking skimboard spot that we would love to shred.

Anwyays, enough about that. Checkout this summer session captured by Michele Alves in Brazil.

And here is the video description that we most likely poorly translated into english to give you a better idea bout the skimboarding session.

“Second video of the session Skim team ruffling of Skimboarding at the beach Sununga in Ubatuba, state of São Paulo coast .
Produced by Jbrothers & Greghi the video shows the altetas Nadinho Pereira, Roberto Santana , John Peter ( Bantam ) and our Shaper and athlete Iranildo Pretão .Once again we hope you enjoy!”


Skimboarding Is The New Black

Skimboarding Is The New Black - Story by Kelli Bean on http://themermaidsociety.com.au

Photo by Fabiana Badie of Casey Kiernan, our 2014 SkimUSA and United Skim Tour Womens Pro Champion!

Recently I met the editor of The Mermaid Society, an Australian website for girls of the sea. Sally Mac found the Skim Mermaids Community on Instagram and asked me if I would like to become a contributor, with the desire of incorporating skimboarding into the mix.

Some of the site’s goals are to make it a high level, highly respected go-to site for all things women’s beach sports and culture. A forum of opinion pieces and reviews from women around the world, as well as promoting talented athletes, artists, musicians and academics.

Of course I couldn’t resist and from our conversations, Skimboarding Is The New Black manifested. I am looking forward to seeing where our collaboration takes us, in the meantime I hope my introduction story proves educational for those new to the sport and everyone is feeling represented.

Kelli Bean