If open water isn’t quite your thing, don’t fret; we can also look after you on dry land as well. Whether you’re an park or street skater or just looking to get from A to B, here are the top 10 skate essentials to get you ready to hit the pavement.
The Globe Goodstock deck is the perfect start to your setup if it’s been a while since your last roll or you’re pretty fresh to the game. It’s constructed from Resin-7 hard rock maple, has a popsicle shape and full concave for street or technical styles of skating. Design wise it has a slick matte black finish for a timeless look.
Any level skater can roll in to the skate park with these staple wheels. These Welcome wheels are perfect for street riding and at this price point they won’t break your wallet. These ones are 53mm and are constructed of 100% plasmathane. No flatspots, guaranteed.
Perfect for all types of skating. Premium and proven construction have allowed Independent to dominate the skate truck market because they’re simply the best trucks around. Sold as a single truck so you can replace old parts or buy a pair for a new setup.
Grizzly Blank Griptape – £4.99
Fresh griptape is a simple way to reinvigorate your set up. This one by Grizzly is simple but It does everything you need it to, is easy to fix on to your board and is perforated to remain bubble free. As used by the likes Paul Rodriguez, Ryan Sheckler, Stevie Williams and Sean Malto.
Dusters Skipper 33 Inch Longboard – £149.99
Cruise around on this Dusters Longboard, coming to you fully constructed and ready to go out of the box. As well as looking amazing, the Skipper is perfect for transport and cruising along the beach or park.
– Bottle Opener
– Custom printed griptape
– Slant 150mm reverse kingpin trucks
– Dusters Abec 7 bearings
– 65mm x 47 mm 78A wheels
REKD Elite Skate Helmet – £29.99
Slamming is a part of skateboarding and if you’re concerned you might take a few getting back on the board or you’re just learning, then a helmet is your best form of protection.REKD Elite Skate Helmets are a great safety precaution and have met helmet safety standards across the world. This helmet has a high-density EPS inner core for added protection as well as a scratch resilient finish. REKD also have a range of knee, elbow and wrist guards for any extra padding required.
adidas Skateboarding 3mc Shoes – £43.99
Lightweight and perfect to skate in, these profile adidas Skateboarding shoes have a lace closure and vulcanised rubber soul construction for a great feel of your board. Sleek in design, you can wear these on and off your skateboard.
Minimalistic with a clean toe for maximum control. These adidas Skateboarding classics have a grippy rubber outsole for a precise board feel and can withstand wear and tear. They have a moulded sock-liner for comfort and, ultimately, you’ll get a better feel for your board. Secure lace-up fastening and cushioned tongue for support.
Don’t fancy building the board yourself? Get your hands on this Globe Goodstock 8.25-inch complete skateboard. A classic popsicle shape for all types of street skating and already comes with black griptape. Constructed from Resin-7 hard rock maple, it’s durable and will get you skating round the streets in no time.
Thrasher Skate Mag Hoody – £69.99
In need of a classic piece of skate apparel which will see you through park trips all year round? Look no further. The iconic Thrasher hoodie has a kangaroo style hand warmer pocket and ribbed cuffs for the best possible fit.