What the Hell is Skimboarding?

Yesterday, I took off to Goleta Beach for the day to try and improve my skimboarding skills.

The conditions were not that good early in the afternoon, so after a couple of falls I decided to relax, read a book, wait for the tide to shift.

I ended up getting in a pretty good session – almost landed a shove-it (an elementary trick, albeit) – but I did lose my sunglasses when I fell on my face in the shallow water.

Here’s a video of a professional skimboarder (what it is supposed to look like):

And here’s a video of the learning process:

 

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