Throwback Thursday: J-Gordon Skimboards in the early 80s

“Sean Dowling was the first one I knew that could get air on a skim and land it” – Jim Gordon of J-Gordon Skimboards. A photo from back when J-Gordon Skimboards first started making foam skimboards in the early 80’s.…

J-Gordon’s Wood fish

I have a wood skimboard for the ocean again, and it’s called the retro fish. It seems to work as good or sometimes better than foam and it’s cheaper and more durable. Because everyone says you can’t ride waves with…

J-Gordon Benefit and Skim Demo

Jim Gordon, Owner of J-Gordon Skimboards and longtime skimmer, was diagnosed with throat cancer and has been going through chemo therapy. The guys over at ISM thought it would be a great idea to throw an event to try and raise so money and raise Jim’s spirits. We couldn’t agree more.

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