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.
— Jon Wyatt (@jonwyatt116) August 11, 2019
Skimboarders came from all over the world, but local competitors, including some of the top youth skimmers, were a focus, too.
Local skimmers Sydney Pizza, Cooper Forucci and Sammy DiEmidio can’t wait to catch some waves in the Zap Pro/Am World Championship of Skimboarding Aug. 9-11, the first event of Summer Vibes Fest! Schedule available at https://t.co/FBmJsgNuhT. #netde… https://t.co/ic9ksoCJl2 pic.twitter.com/V9QvW3leNL
— Beach Paper (@BeachPaper) August 5, 2019
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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