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      Skimboarding is a popular and fun sport for every one when hanging out at the beach. 

      Circle one and Jobe make perfect basic fun wooden skim boards up to fully professional carbon fibre boards. The Bamboo and EPS skim boards are a great entry point for someone who wants to get into the sport or wants to ride the skim board with a kite surfing kite.

      Check out our selection of skimboards : Wooden Skimboards | EPS SkimBoards | Bamboo Skimboards 

      If you have anymore questions on our range of skimboards give us a call on 01202 738448

      Explore the thrill of skimming along the water's edge with our collection of skimboards at S2AS, the UK's premier water sports destination. Whether you're a beginner looking to master the basics or an experienced rider seeking high-performance options, our range of skimboards caters to all levels. Delve into the world of skimboarding, discovering key features, considerations, and our top recommendations to elevate your shoreline adventures.

      Key Characteristics of Skimboards:

      1. Materials:

        • Skimboards are typically crafted from wood, fiberglass, or a combination of both. Wood boards provide a traditional feel and durability, while fiberglass boards offer increased performance, lightweight design, and enhanced maneuverability.
      2. Shape:

        • Skimboards come in various shapes, including round, square, and hybrid designs. The shape influences how the board interacts with the water and performs tricks. Round-nose boards offer stability, while square-nose boards are more maneuverable.
      3. Size:

        • Skimboards are sized based on the rider's weight, skill level, and intended use. Beginners often benefit from larger boards that offer more stability, while advanced riders may prefer smaller, more agile options for tricks and maneuvers.
      4. Rocker:

        • The rocker, or the curvature of the board, affects how it glides across the water. A more pronounced rocker allows for easier turns and tricks, making it suitable for riders focused on freestyle skimboarding.

      Considerations When Choosing a Skimboard:

      1. Skill Level:

        • Select a skimboard based on your skill level. Beginners may prefer larger, more stable boards to learn the basics, while experienced riders often opt for smaller, more maneuverable boards for advanced tricks.
      2. Intended Use:

        • Consider your primary use for the skimboard. Whether you enjoy cruising along the shoreline, catching waves, or performing tricks, choosing a board that aligns with your intended activities enhances your overall experience.
      3. Materials and Construction:

        • The choice between wood and fiberglass or a combination thereof depends on your preferences. Wood boards offer durability and a classic feel, while fiberglass boards provide increased performance and responsiveness.

        FAQ's

        Can I use a skimboard on flat water?

        Yes, you can use a skimboard on flat water, especially if you enjoy cruising along the shoreline. Skimboarding is versatile and allows riders to explore various styles, from wave riding to flatland tricks.

        What size skimboard is suitable for a beginner?

        For beginners, a larger skimboard provides more stability and ease of learning. Consider a board that reaches between your mid-chest and shoulder when standing upright.

        Are fiberglass skimboards more durable than wood boards?

        Fiberglass skimboards are known for their durability and lightweight design. While wood boards offer a classic feel and robust construction, advancements in fiberglass technology have made them equally durable and high-performing.

        Can I perform tricks on a skimboard?

        Yes, many skimboarders enjoy performing tricks and maneuvers on their boards. Smaller, more maneuverable boards with a pronounced rocker are ideal for freestyle skimboarding and tricks such as spins, shuvits, and slides

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