Following Universe’s 1000 Sneakers and 1000 Tattoos, this is a definitive collection of the world’s most iconic skateboard designs, complete with history, engineering, collectability, sports and pop culture trivia, and graphics.
A must-have for diehard fans and the perfect introduction for anyone just getting into skateboard culture, this definitive compilation profiles 1,000 boards from old-school classics to famed iconic boards as well as the latest innovations hitting the streets. Covering over seventy years of brands and designers, this is the skateboard bible to inspire both the experienced as well as a rising generation of new thrashers.
Broken down into categories based on deck shape and neck size as well as individual brands, uses, and skill levels, the book profiles the full range of board types: old-school, short boards, longboards, cruisers, street, freestyle, slalom, park, vert, pool, off-road, and more. Every type of board is included, from well-known brands to the obscure: Alien Workshop, Almost, Antihero, Baker, Birdhouse, Blind, Chocolate, DGK, Element, Enjoi, Flip, Girl, Globe, Habitat, Krooked, Plan B, Powell Peralta, Primitive, Punked, Real, Santa Cruz, Sector 9, Supreme, Toy Machine, Zero, and Zoo York—to name just a few.