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 [...]
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” . . .
OK, aside from the fact that we all fried to chili pepper crisps on Sunday’s final day of the Vic Skim World Championships, there was more than hot hot weather at this 34th annual “granddaddy” event. If you missed it, you should be crying in your chocolate milk for a week. This event was off the hook . . .
Old-timers claim that skimboarding actually started here in Laguna Beach. Whether that’s true or not, we do know that the Orange County-based pros tend to perennially rock the standings internationally. And, for the most part, each season’s race to the top really starts here in Laguna Beach at Vic Skim’s venerable World Championship Skimboard Event at Aliso Creek Beach. It’s on again this Saturday and Sunday, June 19th and 20th, starting at 8:00 a.m.