Instagram roundup: Zap World Champs of Skimboarding returns to Dewey - Technical.ly Delaware

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Aug. 12, 2019 10:45 am

Instagram roundup: Zap World Champs of Skimboarding returns to Dewey

Dewey Beach once again hosted the top skimboarding competition in the world.
Catching some waves.

Catching some waves.

(Photo by Wimbledon via stock.adobe.com)

Delaware is a mecca for skimboarding — the Southern Delaware coast is known for its sometimes dangerous shorebreak (i.e: waves that don’t break until they hit the beach) — which means it’s perfect for gliding and performing air maneuvers.

The Zap Pro/Am World Championship of Skimboarding returned to Dewey Beach from August 9 to 11, in tandem with the beaches-wide Summer Vibes Fest.

We rounded up some of the highlights and coolest social media posts of the Zap Pro/Am:

It was a good day for the finals.

Skimboarders came from all over the world, but local competitors, including some of the top youth skimmers, were a focus, too.

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Three piece from day two #summervibesfest

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Art was also part of the festivities, including “The Art of Skim” silent auction featuring one-of-a-kind boards painted by local artists.

Project Kudos brought its positive attitude to Summer Vibes Fest.

What would a festival be without vendors?

Unsung heroes of the competition:

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