Tuesday, June 21, 2011

DB Skimboards Twelve: Episode #7: The Alki Session, How to Build a Skimboard Box, etc

Wow. This episode took a long time to make! But it's sick! This episodes got great riding from skimboarders all over the NW. It's also got a video tutorial and plans to a great flatbox rail building guide: http://www.dbskimboards.com/download/boxbuilder.pdf Go check out the video and build your very own flat box. Watch the other two sessions to get stoked while you are at it.

DB Skimboards presents "Twelve." A 12-part skimboarding web series featuring the DB Skimboards team footage for 2010, event footage, instructional videos, day in the life mini documentaries, trick tips and more! Featuring Isaac Thomas, Emile Panerio, Richard Docter, Blake Zimmerman, Lexi Hutchings, Logan Davidson, Bryce Hermansen, Tim Mackey and more! Check out more videos, skimboards, apparel and accessories at: www.dbskimboards.com

This episode features 3 unique segments:

1. The Alki Session Featuring: Isaac Thomas, Richard Docter, Logan Davidson, Tim Mackey, Cedar Coba, Jason Rodjanapanyakul, Trevor Stine, Riley Goldberg and Andrew Moon at Alki Beach, Seattle WA.

2. How to Build a Flat Box with Tim Mackey. Detailed instructions on how to build an 8ft flat skimboard box.

3. Kicker to Flat Session Featuring: Tim Mackey, Isaac thomas, and Emile Panerio at Dash Point State Park, Federal way WA.

Vancouver Island Trip

DB team riders Isaac Thomas, Richard Docter, Logan Davidson, and Emile Panerio will be headed to Vancouver Island for the first stop on the Northwest Skim Tour. The boys will be riding in the Whitty's Lagoon Comp: the "Island Skim Session" on Saturday (6/18/11) along with the best skim talent the island has to offer. On Sunday (6/19/11) the guy's will be making the drive up to Parksville for a Demo at Parksville Beach with Smithfords. The demo is from 11am-3pm. There should be some fun rails to jib so come and and shred!

Should be a fun weekend. We'll be shooting footy for "Twelve" so come and see the action!

Friday, June 10, 2011

St. George Edit from Addison Foote

Check out another fun edit from DB Skimboards team rider Addison Foote.

Dash Point Pro/Am 2011: July 2nd

The 2011 Dash Point Pro/Am is coming up fast. Make sure to mark your calendar and get your travel plans together. More info coming soon so check back regularly. If you have never competed or attended this competition check out last years comp video for an idea of whats to come!

For more info on this competition and for a full list of 2011 Northwest Skim Tour events please visit: www.nwstour.com While your their make sure to make a donation to support the tour!

New DB Skimboards team edits

New video from DB team riders Dallas Kingsbury and Adam Balaam riding at Banister Park in Sacramento, CA.

New video from DB team rider Ruei Chiu skimming

PRE SUMMER SESSION from 0o0o0opz on Vimeo.

DB SKIM & SKATE, Website + OPEN Saturday

We just put up a one pager for DB Skim & Skate. Check it out at www.skimandskate.com. We're going to have a more functional site soon but until then this page will let you know hour most current hours and gives you an address to find us. This weekend we'll be open on Satruday from 10am to 2pm so come on by and pick up a board while the weathers good!

Thursday, June 2, 2011

DB Skimboards Twelve: Episode #6: Online Now!

Episode #6 of our ongoing series "Twelve" is up on youtube. Go check it out. This episode features "The Small Pipe Session" which is a fun edit featuring a lot of flatland and goofy jibs. After that we've got the second artist interview with DB's Lonnie Ruffcorn. Lonnie explains his art and inspirations in a quick clip that showcase a lot of his art and process. Next episode is in two weeks so keep an eye out for it!

New DB Skimboards Team Edits

Blake Zimmerman

Not the best ride out but still sick none the less...

Adrien Raza

DB Skimboards team rider Adrien Raza just sent over this video showcasing attempts to land a 720 big spin. Pretty sick!

Addison Foote

DB Skimboards team rider Addison Foote just sent over this quarky edit from St. George Utah. Check out the no-comply's on and other hijinks ensue.

Bellingham Session: Emile and Tony

DB Skimboards team riders Emile Panerio and Tony Saddler got out to the beach last friday and got some pretty epic photo's. With back drops of Bellingham Bay and Mt. Baker these photo's encompass exactly why skimming in Bellinham is so rad. Check out the pics and get stoked for some warmer temperatures in the up coming months (hopefully).

Support the Northwest Skim Tour

The Northwest Skim Tour needs your help to raise funds to support it's circuit of skimboarding events. The NWST is the largest collection of flatland skimboarding competitions on the planet. These contests bring skimboarders and the community together and we need your help to make them happen! Head over to www.nwstour.com and make donation. There are some great incentives that you can choose from and every dollar you donate will be going towards progressing the sport and keeping these competitons going.

After you donate make sure to submit a message to the tour director and site admin Matt Mcdonald. Matt has been working tirelessly to make the NWST happen and deserves more than a few words of appreciation.

While your on the site make sure to check out the dates for each of the events, the first NWST event is in June so make sure to mark your calendars!

Fun Edit from Bham

DB Team Rider Bryce Hermansen and Bellingham Photographer Rhys Logan took a go pro out last weekend and captured some very interesting persepctives by mounting the camera onto their skimboards. Check out the video it's pretty rad! Also check out Rhys' Website to see more of his photography.

Skim-Mania from rhys logan on Vimeo.

Update from DB Japan

DB Skimboards team rider Shinji just sent over some new photo's fro DB Skimboards Japan. Looks like the guys have been getting some good weather and setting up some fun/portable obstacles.

St. George Skim Camp

Team rider Addison Foote is putting on a skim camp in St. George on June 11th from 11am to 4pm. If you are interested in registering for the camp get in touch with Kaitlyn Martin: stgeorgeskimcamp@hotmail.com

DB Skimboards Twelve: Episode #5: The A-Frame Session, The Shotgun Session

The new Episode of DB Skimboards Twelve just went live! This episode features 2 unique segments:

1. The A-Frame Session Featuring Isaac Thomas, Emile Panerio and Logan Davidson. Filmed at Bellingham Bay, WA.

2. The Shotgun Session: Featuring Isaac Thomas and Emile Panerio. Filmed at Chambers Creek, WA.

The next episode comes out in 2-weeks and is going to feature a new tutorial "how to build a skimboard box" and some other great segments. Keep it glued to the site for more updates on the team as they become more and more frequent as the weather gets better and better!


Thanks to everyone who came out to the open house yesterday (5/12/11). We had a great time BBQ'n, Skating, and Pong'n with everyone and it was great to see so many familiar faces! The event had a great turnout with people rolling through the shop all day to check out the new show room and the factory. We were lucky enough to get a sunny afternoon and it felt great to get out in the sunshine and do a little skateboarding/grilling/Frisbee action.

DB Skim & Skate is closed this weekend but we're back open this MONDAY-FRIDAY from 8am-7pm so swing on by and pick up a new board, tee, or whatever else you need. We'll be extending hours to Saturday's come June so check back soon for the new hours.

New Skimboard Video From Adrien

Adrien just sent over a new video of him shredding on his new Thomas Pro, Streamline with Super Cush Traction and his 2010 EP Pro. The video features a lot of technical flatland tricks and some nice kicker shots as well!

New Skimboard Video From Friedrich

DB Skimboards German Team rider Friedrich Fleuh just sent over some new footage from a session in Denmark. Check it out!

Trendsportmesse Scharbeutz from Fiete on Vimeo.

DB OPEN HOUSE. This Thursday (May 12th)

If you haven't heard we're having an open house at DB SKIM & SKATE this Thursday. Come on out for one day savings on apparel, skateboards and longboard completes. We'll be BBQ'ing, raffling and doing an advanced screening of the new Twelve Episode! Come on through and check it out!

2519 Pacific Highway E STE B
FIFE WA 98424

If you have any questions or need directions email isaac@dbskimboards.com OR call the shop at 253-214-6520