Welcome to the Skate 100, aimed at bringing your attention to no less than 100 of the finest skateboard products on the market as 2017 draws itself to an eventual and freezing cold close. From classic boards right down to novelty blocks of wax, we’ve put the lot under the scrutiny of the Sidewalk microscope.
Prepare to enter a virtual forest of Canadian Maple and feast your eyes on the sheer array of skateboard decks available on today’s market. Be it pioneering construction technologies, functional shapes or simply primo graphics on traditional planks – they’re all here.
Size, running surface, durometer reading, performance compounds…there’s a huge amount of choice out there right now, so be it rock hard street burners or huge softies aimed at filmers, here you’ll find a selection of what’s currently available from some of the finest skateboard wheel manufacturers in the industry.
As the market for skate shoes continues to grow and diversify, there’s an increasingly varied range of skate-specific footwear out there for your perusal. In this section you’ll find shoes of almost every variety from virtually all of the major companies currently producing plimsolls geared towards skateboarding.
The current choice of skateboard trucks out there is wider than ever before, as various brands offer different geometry design, hanger height, weight and construction, all of which offer different performance to match your skateboarding needs. Here’s an overview of some of our standouts from 2017…
The amount of brands fighting for space on the clothing rail at your local skateshop increases on an almost daily basis. Board outfits, shoe companies, magazines, actual clothing operations…the list goes on. Here are some choice garments to look out for out for whilst visiting your nearest skater owned shop.
From essentials like bearings and bolts, to skate specific backpacks, to novelty blocks of wax, your local skateshop will be stacked with a whole manner of accessories aiming to improve your day-to-day skateboarding life. Here’s a selection of 2017s most must-have items.