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Photo Gallery: Victoria Skimboards World Championships of Skimboarding

Austin Keen, left, and Blair Conklin hit the same wave in the final seconds of their semi-final heat in the 39th Victoria Skimboards World Championships of Skimboarding at Aliso Beach on Sunday.

 (Don Leach)
Austin Keen goes high while a fellow skimmer goes low, in the 39th Victoria Skimboards World Championships of Skimboarding at Aliso Beach on Sunday. (Don Leach)
Brandon Sears carves a wide arc in the 39th Victoria Skimboards World Championships of Skimboarding at Aliso Beach on Sunday. (Don Leach)
Max Bourne carves out the water on a smaller wave in the 39th Victoria Skimboards World Championships of Skimboarding at Aliso Beach on Sunday. (Don Leach)
Just before flying home to Berkeley for school, Blair Conklin slides into a hollow Aliso Beach wave in the 39th Victoria Skimboards World Championships of Skimboarding at Aliso Beach on Sunday. (Don Leach)
Austin Keen keeps his feet as he stands under the lip of a pitching wave in the 39th annual Victoria Skimboards World Championships of Skimboarding at Aliso Beach on Sunday. (Don Leach)
Last year’s winner Sam Stinnett carves a frontside wrap in the 39th Victoria Skimboards World Championships of Skimboarding at Aliso Beach on Sunday. (Don Leach)
Tyler Stanaland goes for a huge air reverse in round four of the 39th Victoria Skimboards World Championships of Skimboarding at Aliso Beach on Sunday. (Don Leach)
Teddy Vlasis rides into a big barrel during the quarter finals in the 39th Victoria Skimboards World Championships of Skimboarding at Aliso Beach on Sunday. (Don Leach)
Last year’s champ Sam Stinnett is worn out after competing in the 39th Victoria Skimboards World Championships of Skimboarding at Aliso Beach on Sunday. (Don Leach)
Nathan Flanagin competes in the 18-21 amateur final in the 39th Victoria Skimboards World Championships of Skimboarding at Aliso Beach on Sunday. (Don Leach)
Hawaiian Keiao Gucwa-Bucasas makes a turn in the 39th Victoria Skimboards World Championships of Skimboarding at Aliso Beach on Sunday. (Don Leach)
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