Last Friday in the late afternoon, a friend and I headed out to Jacksonville Beach to do some skimboarding. The beach was perfect – not too crowded, too windy, nor too hot.
The conditions were perfect for skimming and I got some nice runs in before the threatening storm forced us to leave. I love thunderstorms and was stoked to experience the first one of the season this early in the year, but the beach is definitely a place I do not want to be when lightening strikes!
I’ve really been enjoying skimming and being in the sun and the sense of peace the ocean brings. I can see myself turning into a card-carrying beach bum by the end of the summer. The culture at the beach is so laid back; everyone bikes and skates everywhere and when I am there I feel like I am more at home in California, and that makes me feel good. There are not many instances when I am here in Florida that I feel that warm, happy, relaxed, peaceful feeling that I get when I am in San Francisco.
Photos by Darrin M.
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