Ahh, the holiday season … snow, sleet, scraping ice off your windshield and wind that tips you sideways … except in Laguna Beach. Compared to last year’s deluge rains and flooding, Laguna Beach is sitting pretty here between Christmas and New Year’s, with gorgeous, perfect days and warm, empty sand beaches. And, while the waves [...]
Today (Sunday), the top-ranked pro skimboarders will be battling it out for final positioning on the UST’s (United Skim Tour) final stop. Oddly … or maybe not so oddly … all 8 of the skimboard pros heading into Sunday’s semi-finals are based in Laguna Beach and Laguna Niguel, and most of them have grown up [...]
After a long and tumultuous skimboarding season, pro skimboarders and amateurs alike will be gathering at the last Southern California skimboarding event this weekend – Exile Skimboard and Main Street’s Oktoberfest at the Balboa Peninsula. Heats begin bright and early Saturday morning at about 7:30, with finals continuing through Sunday afternoon. Given that eight of [...]
t’s another beautiful day in Laguna Beach and the crowds are thick at Aliso Beach to watch “The Vic,” – The Victoria Skimboards World Championship… and what a great contest it’s been. This morning, amidst great swells and hinky waters, 9 heats of Pro Skimboard Men were whittled down to leave just 18 pro skimboarders (men) moving forward to the next round.
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Victoria Skimboards is throwing a Birthday Bash for Morgan Just on Sun, Oct. 17th, at the White House in Laguna Beach. This all-ages gig (till 9:30 p.m., then it’s 21-and-over only) is also featuring the debut of Vic Skim’s 2010 WCS video “Against the Grain” . . .