Sunday, December 5, 2021

The 13th Avenue South Skim Jam



Add some sun and sand and a bit of water, grab a board and you’ve got a skim competition in the making. Top it off by giving the proceeds to a good cause, and you’ve of a great skim competition. This was the case at the 13th Avenue South Skim Jam. The Old Naples Surf Shop sponsored the competition recently, benefitting the Greater Naples YMCA Rebuilding Fund. Some of the best on the boards came out to show their talent and support the Y.

The winners were:

10 & Under: 1st – Nathan Carter, 2nd – John Fitzgerald

Boys 11-14: 1st- Jared McFadden, 2nd – Jacob Carter, 3rd – Bruce Farrell

Juniors 15-17: 1st – Zach Carter, 2nd – Matt Dunn, 3rd Nick Karambellas

Men’s 18 & Up: 1st – Connor Bowden, 2nd – Ryan Deese, 3rd – Hunter Smith

Women 18 & Up: 1st- Christina Llamas, 2nd – Jordan Dutcher

Other sponsors included Brethren of the Coast, Ride Nature, Billabong, O’Neill, Reef, Rusty, Sun Bum, Sticky Bumps, Monster, Roxy, Spy, Xcel, Freewaters, Dakine, Quiksilver & Zap, Zinka as well as Old Naples Surf Shop.

To make sure no footprint was left behind, a Beach Clean Up, sponsored by Ocean Minded, was held the following day.

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