Skull Skates skimboards bumps it up a couple of notches for the 2013 season. Born from the infamous Spanish Banks tidal flats in Vancouver Canada in 1995, Skull Skates Skims has proven itself as an innovator in flatland skim design for 18 years as of this season. Skull has renewed it’s commitment to their skim program with the following:
Skull announces a new collaboration with Tim Ladner, long time friend and dedicated skim practitioner. Beginning in May, Skull Skates releases 3 Tim Ladner signature model skims, the Hatchet, Hammer and Shuvel models plus 5 other Skull Skim shapes hand made in Skull’s skimboard laboratory on Texada Island off BC’s coastline. Check the complete Skull Skates Skimboards line up HERE. check out the vid clip welcoming Tim to the team.
SKULL SKATES SKIMBOARDS TIM LADNER from Mike McKinlay on Vimeo.
Continuing their long time partnership with West Point Grey Academy, Skull Skates gives notice that Tim Ladner will assume the responsibility of head instructor of WPGA’s successful skimboard camps which run from June 24th to August 2nd. Open to the public, WPGA’s premier skim camps designed by Skull Skates are now accepting pre-registration on a first come first served basis. For more details and to register go HERE.
For over 15 years, Skull Skates has designed and produced handy skimboard tide charts for Spanish Banks allowing skimmers to dial in their sessions during optimum skim conditions. Available at PD’s Hot Shop, 10th & Alma Vancouver, the Spanish guard huts during the season or any time from April to October online at skullskates.com HERE.
2013 marks Skull Skates’ fifth year of the Texada Island Skim Jam, the best grassroots destination skim event on the west coast. The loose skim jam format and camp style instruction for skimmers of all ages and skill levels takes place on July 6th & 7th this year as part of Texada’s annual Sandcastle Weekend.
Stay current and connected to Skull Skates skimboards by logging on to the all new Skull Skates skims dedicated Facebook page HERE.
In recognition of Skull Skates Skims’ 18th year, the first 18 people to email and tell Skull what they love about skimboarding will receive a free ‘Tide’ skimboard DVD filmed at Spanish Banks and a skimboard sticker pack. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out the archived Skull Skates skimboard pages HERE.
For more info on Skull Skates products, events and general mayhem visit Skull Skates latest news HERE.