1000 Skateboards (Paperback)

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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.

About the Author

Mackenzie Eisenhour, based in Los Angeles, is a contributing editor at Transworld SKATEboarding and was previously associate editor of Skateboarder Magazine. He publishes on Instagram under @deadhippie (home to the #skatenerdstarmaps). His writing has appeared in Skateboarder’s Journal, SBJ Australia, Scion Magazine, Carhartt Rugged Magazine, Urban Outfitters Journal, and Slam City Skates.

Praise For…

"It really is a great book not only for seasoned collectors but also for those just getting into collecting or wanting to know more about the history of skateboards, riders, anatomy of a modern skateboard and more." —DEFY NEW YORK

Product Details
ISBN: 9780789341464
ISBN-10: 0789341468
Publisher: Universe
Publication Date: March 21st, 2023
Pages: 256
Language: English
Series: 1000