Skimboardin’ Iloilo!


It’s summer fun. And it’s more fun skimboarding in Villa Beach, Arevalo, Iloilo City.

The Flatsand Iloilo Skimboarders will kick off Flatsand III competition and clinic on April 29 which will make splashes and waves at Villa beach shorelines.

Villa Beach has become a skimboarders’ haven because of its sandy beach and non-rocky shores and lots of puddles – it is the most ideal spot for skimboarding, stressed Kelbin Mark David of Flatsand Iloilo Skimboarders.

Skimboarding what?

There are two kinds of skimboarding – one is riding the waves and the other is playing on flats or on thin puddles on the beach.

David noted that skimboarding first started in Iloilo way back in 2004. They also play in Calumpang and Oton shores. There are also skimboarders’ groups in Roxas, Capiz; Kalibo, Aklan; and Antique.

How do they started?

It all started out with a bunch of sports enthusiasts who met…

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