Newquay Surfer video of local surfer and longboarder Ben Skinner. You could also add… shortboarder, retro fish rider, big wave charger and surfboard shaper to the mix cos Ben Skinner is a talented one to say the least, but for this video he’s longboarding on mellow little waves.
Includes slow motion footage of Ben Skinner nose riding and hanging 5 on his custom SkinDog longboard. Filmed at Porthmeor beach in St Ives, Cornwall on 21/8/2010.
Watch video below.
About Ben Skinner:
Arguably Ben is probably the greatest living longboarder in the UK and he is currently third in the WQS Eurpoean 2010 rankings. Surfing form the age of 3 Ben AKA “Skindog” grew up in Jersey. His family then moved to Cornwall and by the time he was 13 he was already winning shortboarding competitions. By the age of 15 he decided to take up the art of longboarding and by the ripe old age of 17 Ben had won every British and Open longboarding event! Still only in his mid twenties Ben is now striving towards a World title. Along side his longboarding Ben is also known for his big wave riding and tow in surfing. In the last year he has surfed the Cribbar in Newquay as well as paddling into hollow breaks like Porthleven on big days.
More SkinDog Resources:
- SkinDog Surfboards website
- Ben Skinner Surfing The Cribbar in Carve Magazine (Dec 2009)
- Ben Skinner Surfing Porthleven – Wavelength Magazine (Jan 2010)
- A day in the life of Ben Skinner on Mpora (Relentless)
- Ben Skinner is currently sponsored by Oxbow
- Video on YouTube made by Oxbow
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