Feb 10th, 2017 - #skimsurfing is on the rise and we have the proper equipment to open a whole new world of wave riding Continue Reading


Jan 29th, 2017 - One day before the Oktoberfest event the Zap team linked up at The Wedge in California. A fresh South Swell Continue Reading

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Jan 25th, 2017 - Some clips from a recent session on the gulf coast along with a few at the end of this video Continue Reading


Jan 23rd, 2017 - We are super stoked for Kelmar Sandoval who took first this weekend at the El Chante Skim Contest in the Continue Reading


Jan 20th, 2017 - Team rider Emanuel Embaixador catching some fun waves last week at Praia do Meco, Sesimbra. Winter time session, cold but Continue Reading


Jan 10th, 2017 - 15 year old team rider Etienne Beaugrand shows us what growing up Skimming the Gulf Coast of Florida is like. Continue Reading


Jan 7th, 2017 - Florida at it’s finest! Some of the Zap team as well. Nothing better then summer hurricane swell on the east. Continue Reading

2016 best of

Dec 31st, 2016 - January 13th – El Nino in California X The Mega Man (Full Post) January 31st – Interview w/ Team Rider Continue Reading


Dec 28th, 2016 - Dave and Ace scoring some fun waves on a stormy day at West Steet, Laguna Beach. The rain won’t keep Continue Reading


Dec 19th, 2016 - Congrats to team rider Austin Bleiweiss for taking first in the pro division at the Skim The Globe contest last Continue Reading


Dec 11th, 2016 - John Akerman has mastered the art of wake surfing. Enough said.


Nov 29th, 2016 - Congrats to brother and team riders Yair and Gerado Valencia for taking 1st and 2nd in their divisions this past Continue Reading


Nov 28th, 2016 - We would like to officially welcome Etienne Beaugrand, Julian Kocbek, and Richard Leydon to our team. These local riders have Continue Reading


Nov 3rd, 2016 - Congrats to team rider Conor Bowden for taking 1st at the 3rd annual Naples Skim Jam. Waves were not the Continue Reading


Oct 31st, 2016 - We are really digging this edit from Nick Gruber of the McCoy tearing it up in Delaware this summer! “This Continue Reading


Oct 30th, 2016 - Session with my friend Rui Gonçalves ( @photo_prime ) in Sesimbra. We are trying his new water housing. His company Continue Reading


Oct 24th, 2016 - Jason Wilson gets winched into a bomb on his skimboard! Earning that heavy ride. – Southern Delaware – October 18, Continue Reading


Oct 17th, 2016 - Congrats to team rider Bruno Sá for taking 3rd place at the TartaSkim Festival in Northern Brazil this past weekend. Continue Reading


Oct 14th, 2016 - This year’s Oktoberfest was another one for th ebooks. Waves were pumping and the weather was perfect. Congrats to Casey Continue Reading


Oct 4th, 2016 - Congratulations to team rider Casey Kiernan for taking the win this weekend and claiming the UST 2016 skim tour crown! Continue Reading


Sep 13th, 2016 - Episodes 1 – 4 of our new video series now live on YouTube! Fun times in Delaware with most of Continue Reading


Aug 30th, 2016 - The 35th Annual Zap Amateur World Championships in Dewey Beach was an exciting and HOT event! Contestants flocked to the Continue Reading


Aug 25th, 2016 - This past weekend the Florida Pro/AM went down at Vilano Beach in Northern Florida. When we showed up we were Continue Reading


Aug 14th, 2016 - Summer is almost over and it’s time to pick up a fresh board. The Zap Team stopped by a few Continue Reading

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Aug 9th, 2016 - This weekend! Watch the top AMs from all over the world compete for the title. We will have the tent Continue Reading


Jul 26th, 2016 - Dave Armstrong is a Florida native who comes from the province of Manasota. He likes to eat small animals and Continue Reading


Jul 20th, 2016 - Team rider Emanuel Embaixador took 3rd place last weekend at the annual Ocean Spirit Event in Santa Cruz, Portugal. Full Continue Reading


Jul 10th, 2016 - Weather and waves were spot on this weekend in Southern California. Team rider Naji Taha, Ace Conlon, and Dave Scott Continue Reading


Jul 3rd, 2016 - Happy 4th of July Weekend! Zap Skimboard has always and will always be Handmade here in the U S A. Continue Reading

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Jun 30th, 2016 - Team rider Emanuel Embaixador is back at the summer traveling around the globe. First to is Brazil, he caught a Continue Reading

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Jun 27th, 2016 - The sun was out and the day started with a glassy ocean but the wind picked causing a change in Continue Reading

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Jun 25th, 2016 - Day 1 Skim Bash – Words and Photos by Wendy Caputo The first day of Skim Bash this weekend in Continue Reading


Jun 13th, 2016 - The day before the South Side Shoot Out was sloppy but kind of fun in Dewey Beach, Delaware. Waves were Continue Reading


Jun 5th, 2016 - It was another successful contest weekend for the Zap crew. It was full of super fun waves, good vibes, and Continue Reading


Apr 17th, 2016 - Sunday Funday Session: It was a bit funky but still super fun today at West St. in Laguna Beach. Team Continue Reading


Apr 13th, 2016 - Team rider Kelmer Sandoval took 1st this past weekend at the Papiolas skim event at Playa Piratas. More photos coming Continue Reading


Apr 6th, 2016 - Read all about team rider Emanuel Embaixador’s trip down to Brazil and all of his adventures. Pics: Fabianna & Richard Continue Reading


Mar 23rd, 2016 - Day 1 Recap from Emanuel “Mega” Embaixador who advanced through round 1 today. “So the organization made the call for Continue Reading

Sununga Locals

Mar 22nd, 2016 - Watch the Sununga live broadcast here!


Mar 14th, 2016 - Congratulations to team rider Gerardo Valencia takes 3rd place in the pro division this past weekend at the Competition De Continue Reading


Mar 7th, 2016 - In 2005, Zap Skimboards lost a very major component to the family. Owner & Founder, Bob Smetts’ wife, Karla Smetts Continue Reading


Feb 22nd, 2016 -  New interview with Brazilian team rider Bruno Sá! The 2016 Sununga event is right around the corner and Bruno has Continue Reading

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Feb 3rd, 2016 - Our team is always doing some pretty cool stuff. We have highlighted a few that you should already be following Continue Reading

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Jan 31st, 2016 -   Name: ET Baker Age: 25 Years Skimboarding: 11 Home Break: Mulligans & JC Beach Stance: Regular Preferred Zap Board: Amped-X Continue Reading


Jan 26th, 2016 - Team rider Gerardo Valencia takes 1st place at the 2016 Puerto Vallarta skim fest this past week. Also congratulations to Continue Reading


Jan 25th, 2016 - The 2016 board line up is here with a few changes! To start we have a brand new advanced shape Continue Reading


Jan 22nd, 2016 - Check out team Manager Jason Wilson on his annual trip to Eleuthera, Bahamas. Winter seems to be the best time Continue Reading


Jan 19th, 2016 - Well the 2016 Surf Expo was another successful event. We couldn’t be happier with all of our new boards. Stay Continue Reading


Jan 13th, 2016 - El Nino is in full effect right now and team riders Dave Scott and Emanuel Embaixador are taking full advantage. Continue Reading


Dec 31st, 2015 - January 2015 Surf Expo board review with the crew. February Roman Hager showcasing the new Zap Chimp Model. March Jason Continue Reading