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History of Skimboarding

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The history of skimboarding is a relatively old one. It dates back to the 1920′s when lifeguards would use peices of wood to skim across the beach. It was only during the 70′s that skimboarding started to evolve from taking place on the sand to the waves, becoming what it is today.

History of Skimboarding

The efforts of skimboarders in Laguna beach are mostly to thank for getting this transition to occur. It’s popularity grew during the eighties, but it never got as much attention as other sports such as surfing and skateboarding.