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I think everyone has an interesting reaction the first time they see a Madness Skateboards deck in person. My first experience seeing a Madness deck was a Tuesday afternoon at MACBA in Barcelona. I was standing there as this dude skated past me with a crazy looking shaped...

The standard seven-ply maple deck is practically timeless. For over four decades, skateboard decks have typically been constructed from seven thin veneers of maple wood, pressed together with an adhesive between each ply. Quite simply, this deck construction gives a skateboard a good amount of...

As you’ve probably heard, New Deal Skateboards are back! 30 years after the brand’s inception by Steve Douglas, Andy Howell, and Paul (Professor) Schmitt, they’ve recently reissued a series of their most iconic decks – and more are on the way soon! But, with all...

Speaking about ‘trends’ in skateboarding isn’t always easy (and can even be pretty controversial). The ever-changing nature of skateboarding means that things are constantly coming and going. In addition, the now global popularity means that what’s cool in California might be totally ‘out’ on the...

Nowadays, it’s easy to get caught up in the hyper ‘tech’ world of street skating that we live in. Tricks like a nollie backside heel to switch 5-0 revert come to mind from skaters like Mark Suciu, but skateboarding is and always has been whatever...

The Santa Cruz Fall 2019 collection is here! As always, the latest Santa Cruz graphics impress with super fresh colors and designs while still paying homage to much of their legendary artwork. Among the complete lineup, you’ll find new graphics for their revolutionary “VX Deck”,...