Freebords are alternative skateboard created to simulate the feel of snowboarding on pavement closely as possible. On a Freebord, you can carve as well as slide just like on a snowboard. Check out this Freebord review by Scott Leipprandt to find out more about Freebords, and to see if a Freebord is the right kind of alternative skateboard for you.
Yatz Spray Wax is a handy little aerosol can that you can use to spray wax onto the bottom of your board, or onto a curb or rail. It's a brilliant idea, easy to use, and a huge improvement over blocks wax. Check out this review of Yatz Spray Wax and find out more!
Angelboy skate decks are high quality decks, made to skate on. The boards have an extreme amount of concave - an increasingly popular shape to buy. The graphics are a good blend of tough and toon, making them popular across a wide range of skaters. Angelboy also comes in a large variety of shapes and sizes, making their decks attractive to both young skaters, and more advanced riders.
SpongeBob SquarePants Complete Skateboard Review - Bravo Sports has come out with a SpongeBob SquarePants line of skateboards for kids. These skateboards are available at Toys R Us and other mass retailers for about $25. This is all to celebrate the 10th anniversary of SpongeBob SquarePants. These skateboards look neat, and the price is hard to beat, but I strongly advise against buying one. Read this review of the SpongeBob SquarePants skateboard to learn more before you buy one!
The Crash Pads Upper Body is like long sleeve shirt with high-density 1/2 inch shock absorbent foam pads sewn into strategic places. The upper body pad can be worn by itself, or under other clothing - either way, it will protect your arms and body from crashes and whipeouts in any active, aggressive or extreme sport. The Crash Pads Upper Body is designed to be combined with any of the Crash Pads shorts, or it can be worn alone. It's high tech, and very comfortable.
The Crash Pads Pro Pant are high quality padded shorts, for protection from wrecks and wipe outs. Crash Pads are comfortable, flexible, and strong padding systems for any action sport - they feature from 1/2 inch to 1 1/2 inches of high-density abrasion resistant padding without restricting movement. Excellent for skateboarding, ice hockey, snowboarding, BMX, motocross, mountain boarding, aggressive inline skating, skiing, hockey and skating
Crash Pads Underwear (style 2000) are pads you wear under your clothing, for protection from wrecks and whipe outs. Crash Pads are comfortable, flexible, and strong padding systems for any action sport - they feature from 1/2 inch to 1 1/2 inches of high-density padding without restricting movement. Excellent for skateboarding, hockey, snowboarding, BMX, motocross, mountian boarding, agressive inline skating, skiing, ice hockey and skating
Fallen Reliant skateboarding shoes are traditional puffy-style skate shoes. They aren't as big as, say, Osiris D3s were, but they still have the big thick tongue, the thickly padded heel collar, and the wider feel. Fallen Reliants are also well built, with rubber reinforced toes and reinforcement around the tongue's edging. Fallen Reliant skate shoes don't really do anything new, but what they DO do, they do well! Check out this Fallen Footwear Reliant skate shoes review for more.
The Stowboard is a foldable skateboard. The Stowboard something like a skateboard, that folds up into a compact little unit that can be fit easily into a backpack. It's very high tech, solid, and cool. It doesn't ride just like a skateboard, but it's similar. Read the review for more info on this invention.
Chris Cole's Fallen Trooper skateboarding shoes are great shoes. They feel comfortable, with plenty of room, are as strong as you can want with extra layers and stitching, and have Chris Cole's name under the tongue. And, like icing on a cake, they look cooler than any skate shoes I've tested yet. Check out this review of Fallen Trooper skateboarding shoes for more!
Spasmo T-Shirts designs and makes original shirts, printed in limited editions. Ever tried finding a trully original shirt? It can be tough, but with Spasmo's online collection you're sure to find a slick looking T-shirt that fits your style. Not to mention, they're always looking for more artists, and the Spasmo site gives away free shirts every month!
Snow Pack is a revolutionary new approach for icing painful joints. The pack is filled with small "mini-gels" that, when frozen, break apart into a snow-like substance that's flexible, lasts longer than 2 hours, maintains an even temperature, and is completely reusable.
The Bones Rat II skateboarding backpack has everything you need in a school pack, but doesn't feature skateboard holding straps for your board. But if you aren't looking for a pack to actually hold your skateboard, but instead to use for school and hauling around your stuff, The Bones Rat II bag will work VERY well. It's light, tough, and has a pile of extra little pockets. Plus, it looks pretty cool! REad more about the Bones Rat 2 skateboarder backpack.
From 1979 to 1983, skateboarding went though its first “dark age”. Popularity plunged, and most skaters ditched the sport. In the early 80’s, skateboarding began to boom, and Stacey Peralta put together the first of the famous Bones Brigade videos – The Bones Brigade Video Show. It’s definitely old school, and definitely rad. Packed with low riding & sliding action, pink shirts, high shorts and the best original skateboarding soundtrack ever. Now available on DVD - read the review for more!
The Red Dragons is a huge group of skaters formed back in 1988. This video is a collage of these guy's skating from over the last decade and more. While the video is short, it is packed with pro after pro, with some great footage from a lot of favorites.
The third Bones Brigade video, The Search for Animal Chin is a fun 80s skateboarding film that documents the Bones Brigade (Steve Caballero, Tommy Guerrero, Tony Hawk, Mike McGill and Lance Mountain) as they search for the legendary skateboarding master, Won Ton Animal Chin. This is a Powell-Peralta movie.
This CD is a collection of music from four bands that Steve Caballero was involved in - The Faction, Odd Man Out, Shovelhead and Soda. (bands spanning from 1982 to 1996), plus two bonus songs. The CD has a huge variety from punk to rock, and since Steve plays guitars and bass, there's even variety in the vocals on the CD.
Back in the 80s, a series of skateboard videos hit the scene - Bones Brigade Video Show, Future Primitive and Animal Chin. If you remember these videos, you'll love this CD - 25 songs from these early skate videos, all original and made for the movies. A great old school compilation for any old school skater, or for newer skaters who want to own a piece of history. This was the start of it all.
Powell's Pro Graphic series features Tough-Ply boards with K-i11 concave, each with a Powell pro rider's name along with a sweet dragon head graphic. These boards are tough and thick, and the graphics are some of the best. Powell makes thier own decks, and they know what they're doing.
That's Life Flick is a new skate video out from Foundation, Foskco and Pop*Top productions (Tum Yeto). The Foundation team pushes the limits with the That's Life Flick, showing what street skating can look like. They hit everything in sight, hard and fast - not just rails and gaps, but everything. It's a good skate video with a lot of variety. For skaters who are looking for hype or special effects, you might want to look elsewhere, but for original, hard, fast street skating, check it out.
TSG Force III knee / shin pads give a great amount of front and side padding in a compact design that doesn’t look too ridiculous. Plus, with Velcro and clip straps to hold the pads on, they’re more comfortable and convenient than the “slip on” style. And for an added bonus, the plastic front plate is Velcroed on, so you can pop it off and replace it without having to bust out tools.
The Pro-Tec "The Classic" helmet is everything you need in a skateboard helmet. Pro-Tec has been making quality helmets and pads for skateboarding and action sports for years, so you can trust them with something as critical as your head. The Classic helmet is a re-definition of the "Classic Skate", and sacrifices some comfort for more protection. If you aren't too worried about extra special features on your helmet, but you want one you can trust, read more about The Classic by Pro-Tec...
The Osiris Ali is a very unique, quality skate shoe. Designed by pro skater Ali Boulala, The Ali is made of sturdy action leather, double stitched, with a super thick looking rubber sole. The unique part of the shoe comes with it's style - with accent leather strips woven into the toes and the sides along with bright stitched accents give the shoes something of a punk or 80's look. It works well. Take a look at the review for more.
The Walkabout is a training video (on VHS or DVD) that works through the technique of cross stepping, a vital skill for longboard surfing. The video uses the Indo Board as a tool, teaching the watcher how to use the Indo Board, how to train, techniques for cross stepping, and loads of interviews with longboard surfers and wakeboarders from all over. A great tool to go along with your Indo Board.
Indo Boards are balance trainers that use a board and a roller to simulate the conditions of surfing, skateboarding, wakeboarding - all types of board sports. The Kicktail is a long board with turned up tips - much longer than the Original Indo, and also without the safety catches on the bottom. Made especially for skateboarding, the Indo Kicktail has a lot to offer. Read the review for more.