Skimboard Resources

How - To's

How to Skimboard

The most important of our guides is this one right here. We will hold your hand from start to finish so we can make sure you leave our site with everything you need to know about
getting started skimboarding.The most important of our guides is this one right here. We will hold your hand from start to finish so we can make sure you leave our site with

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Skimboard Buying Guide - The Perfect Size

Finding the right size depends on a lot of different factors. We've simplified these factors to a point that makes it easy enough for anyone to pick the perfect board.

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Repair a Skimboard Ding

Here you will find a complete list of steps and materials that you will need in order to learn how to repair your own skimboard.

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FAQ (Frequently Asked Skimboard Questions)

A number of common questions on all aspects of skimboards, traction pads, and bags.

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Install Skimboard Traction Pads

This is an in depth guide to installing your new traction pads and making sure they never leave your board.

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Remove / Reattach Traction Pads

Sometimes traction pads will fall off, and buying newones is expensive. With this tutorial, you will learn how to easily put them back on.

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Skimboard Quick Tips

Too Much Wind?
How to Reach Far Waves
More Speed
The Right Wax

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Ultimate Guide to Skimboard Tricks

Find out how to do awesome skimboard tricks for beginners, intermediate, advanced, or expert riders. We have step-by-step instructions and tutorials!

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Informational Guides

Differences in Fiberglass

We broke out the 4 main types of fiberglass used in the boards and then went on to describe how each type effects your performance.

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The Science behind Skimming

Many people know how to skim, but figuring out how you can slide so quickly on a quarter inch thin slice of water takes a little bit of science to figure out.

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Skimboarding Language

This resource was made to help learn the lingo. Skimboarders came up with and adopted several terms that you should know if you want to get into the sport.

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Zap Skimboard Ultimate Guide

Everything you could possibly need to know about Zap.

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Differences in Resin

Here you will learn about the 3 main types of resins which hold everything together. These resins can also change the way your board handles.

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Skimboard Maintenance

Although skimboarding isn't a maintenance heavy sport, there are still a few things that you should make sure you do and do not do to your skimboard in order to keep it in optimal condition.

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Skimboard Design Types

There are many components involved in the design of a skimboard. This article discusses your options and help you decide what works best for you.

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