Great quality 30in Skimmerboard features an rough oval shape, ideal for carving up the white water. With a 7 ply wooden construction the skimboard is durable and offers plenty of flex for tricks. Skimboards were previously used by lifeguards as an easy way to get from one end of the beach to the other in a hurry. However over the years it has become much more prominent as an action sport. 7ply wooden construction offers flexibility and durability.