Independent Truck Company was arguably the first company to make quality skateboard trucks. Started in San Francisco back in the late 70′s, Independent Truck Co. rapidly became top choice for serious skaters.
Girl Skateboard Co makes a great deck indeed. Do you remember names like Mike Carroll and Rick Howard? You should. These legendary skaters founded Girl Skateboards in Torrance, California in 1993.
Etnies Footwear is based in Lake Forest, California and has been consistently churning out quality, stylish skate shoes since the mid eighties for men, women, boys, girls and there are even etnies for toddlers. [Read more...]
Spitfire has been around since 1987, establishing itself as one of the top skateboard wheels companies in the world. A huge list of current and former pro skaters that have riden for Spitfire includes the likes of:
Ever since I got into skating, Flip Skateboards has always been among my favorite skate brands. Maybe it’s the original crazy artwork or the punkish attitude or maybe it’s the stellar pro team that has represented Flip over the years.
Cutting edge lightweight, technologically advanced skateboard decks, Almost Skateboards was founded by none other than the great Rodney Mullen himself. [Read more...]
Tony Hawk has his own line of skate and casual clothing called Hawk Clothing which is sold exclusively at Kohls and you certainly can’t blame him for capitalizing on every stream of income possible. [Read more...]
Birdhouse, founded in 1992 by Tony Hawk, makes skateboard decks, wheels, clothing and accessories. Naturally, Birdhouse also sponsors Riley Hawk, Tony’s son. [Read more...]
SKF has been in the bearings game (making precision bearings) long before skateboarding even existed. Their skateboard bearings are known for high precision meaning a smooth, fast ride. [Read more...]
A wild, original fusion of skate shoes and old school basketball hood running sneakers. It working too as everyone has been snatching up Supras like they’re going out of style. Take a look for yourself: [Read more...]