Best Skateboarding Brands

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The Top Ten

1
Plan B
Plan be is the best because plan be has a lot of pro skaters and not only just pros but one of the best skaters in the universe and plan be has better pop.
It is the best board ever! It has the best pop and durability. Element should not be first it should be third. But if your looking for style and pop and durability buy a plan b!
Way better then element
I hated my element they chip a lot
Element should be fifth I think because the do not last very long at all
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2Element
ELEMENT is awesome it is the best board 4 grinding kickflips 360s element rocks I don't care what you think but its the best board ever!
My first board is an element but I have ride and other boards too and I notice the difference between all them! I surely prefer element at least now
Element in my opinion is by far the best brand out there the helium is unbelievable awesome awesome and once again awesome
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3Zero
God! Zero's are awesome! They're better than element and plan b put together!
Zero's have sick graphics and awesome pop! But how the hell is element in front of Zero? I mean element is good but compared to zero? Forget it!
Zero are the best by far! Why is it not number 1 zero forever death to non believers
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4Girl
This brand should be on top best brands ever I don't know why it is ranked 11 sweetest graphics ever an best pop better then pro 2 boards don't have nearly as much pop than furl
Girl is the best. Why do you think they have all the great pros like Mike Mo, Mike Carrol, Sean Malto, Eric Koston, etc. Element sucks. I can ollie twice as high with girl than I can with element, birdhouse, blind, zero, and all other brands. You people have problems.
I've got an enjoi but gotta admit girl are kick ass
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5Almost
almost is amazing. I've had my board for a year and it hasnt chipped or anything. their graphics are amazing looking and the paint doesn't chip. almost rules!
Almost last so long, they're badass, great pop... they are the only boards I get now
I have lots of skatboarding gear and my favorite is almost
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6Baker
Baker is where its at I've got like 3 bakers and they're all the best boards. I've had flip, blind and zero none stand up 2 baker.
Best in the world matey got one for myself one of the best in the world can do kick flips and all sorts
Baker has so much pop its the best so if you bye one it will never brake
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7Flip
I bought my flip 4 flat ground. The next day I landed a kick flip for my very first time. Enough said flip is a sick brand
I think the flip is the best because it is really good pop and it lands good. I've saw someone use it and it did really good flips and landings it should be first and element should be last.
Flip is better than element and zero it should be #1

RandomZebraChild

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8Enjoi
Pretty sick boards. The pop is fantastic and the boards are very durable. Very light and reliable. Enjoi is the way to go.
I've had an enjoi board for about 2 years now and it is great, no more to be said
Enjois have epic pop I have the pen and ink board, I know it feels heavy but it still get better pop than any other board I've tried, plus it's extremely strong, not even a crack yet and I've had it for a year
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9Alien Workshop
Alien Workshop RULE. It was the first good skateboard I got. its very light and pops amazing. I liked it so much I got anouther alien workshop
Arto Saari aws soldier series. its sick!

alienworkshopskater123

AMAZING just got my AWS and its AMAZING its light and strong. Not to be forgotten the price they are super cheap I recommend these to anybody. Please go out and buy one. With riders like steve berra, jason dill, and rob dyrdek they make alien workshop even better!
AWS have to be the best skateboards ever! Amazing concave, lightness, and pop make this board great for all tricks
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10Blind
Sick graphics and strong board. Once my blind skateboard got run over by a car and its still in perfect shape
I just got my Blind Ransom deck about month ago and It's perfect. Blind has the best graphics of all time.
Blind rocks I have a blind bloody original and it rocks.

blindsk8ter

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The Contenders

11Birdhouse
Birdhouse is the best and so is hawk... How could you not like the great quality and pop of the birdhouse brand board
I got a skate board just this month its awesome birdhouse has great pop and its an amazing board to learn tricks
Really good board and good durability and I personally would rate this board a lot higher than 10 come this is tony hawk's brand and tony hawks the best skater ever!
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12Darkstar
Dark star is amazing runs smoothly zero rocks too amazing and has great design and it should be up there and not down here it rocks
Darkstar is the best skateboard brand in my opinion, and it is going to stay that way for a very long time. Peace out my homies!
I just orderd a darkstar skatebaord the other day I think I made a good choice.
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13DGK
DGK ALL DAY because EVEN THOUGH THEY UNDERRATED THEY HAVE GREAT POP AND DON'T BREAK EASILY
Get one now =]
Dgk boards is all I skate I couldn't live without them
Dgk all day best board I've had doesn't snap like the blind boards they last a long time they are underrated dgk all day
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14Zoo York
Zoo york has a distinct way of shaping there board that makes it excel, I wouldn't ride anything else
So cool I have 22 and a half boards (one of them broke while I was grinding) I have 10 zoo york sk8 boards and they are the most lightest nice shoes
I love zoo york because it lastes long got great pop and neva breaks or chips
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15Toy Machine
toy machine is the best decks ever and they are rated the best decks ever but i dont understand why element is first becuase my friend had one and it broke in a month and he is 11

cheese

How the hell are toy machine boards20, there really good and should be in the top 12, anyways, world industry boards are crap they should be last

mcarzwashere

So strong and concave best I've had.. Graphix are cool too

anthonymcfadden

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16Mystery
Its an awesome deck. I bought it a few months ago, and I tried a lot of tricks from a lot of gaps and stairs sets. and my board didn't chipped out once!

It will last me for many years to come :).

for everyone, I recommend you to buy this board, no matter if your a beginner or a pro.
Mystery's r awesome Zeros are cool but I can't trust dem! And Darkstar and Elements are too heavy.. Mystery beats any board forget 12 its #1

MusicGalSyd3

Mystery is one of the newer brands, You cannot argue with the spectacular quality they give for such a new board! Their team is also super bad Ass! They are also owned by Zero, even though they are different its a great prestige
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17Chocolate
Wo! I'm shocked to see this amazing brand at 19! What I've had santa cruz decks, powell decks, darkstar decks, etc... but my new chocolate deck is the best by far! Perfectly rounded POP! Long lasting and strong. yes the designs aren't the best but who cares. the shape and pop are the important bit. so overall! CHOCOLATE ARE NUMBER 1!
Choclate is the best but there skinnyer boards and ya element is horrible they chip easily and don't last long plus choclate has really good pop and is a nice ride best deck ever.
Chocolate is AMAZING! When I first got this board it was so fast it took me a few tries to get used to! Chocolate boards are amazing! Great pop, smooth wheels, great bearings, awesome board!

skatefan1

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18Deathwish
Deathwish is the best! Has the best concave, pop, designs, theme and all! Bakerboys for the win!
deatwish makes so easy to land tricks they should be at the and elment really bad that most people say
Great pop great designs and lasts for a long time. They use great Canadian wood making the board light
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19Habitat
Amazing! Great pop and amazing concave. Last for a long time as long as you don't get the bamboo board. They have an earthy style like element, but with a better board quality. The only reason they are not #1 is because they aren't as well known. You cannot snap these boards! I have skated them for a couple of years because they are so good. BUY ELEMENT BOARDS! You wont regret it.
I just got my first Habitat on Friday and I already to teach my self to do a heel flip in 30 min
It is durable and watt better than any other skateboard brand out there. Nice and Sexy
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20Real
real is by far the best fliptrick board it may notbe good fer grinds but if you like fliiping real'
Real best designs best material I did a frontside flip on one first try and I can't do it on any other board
Awesome board I HAVE ONLY REAL AND IT NEVER BREAKS IT IS SO GOOD. ITS SO MUCH AWESOMENESS MORE THAN ANY OTHER BRAND IT SHOULD BE TOP OF THE LIST! SO FUN SO SKILL SO EPIC!
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21Creature
Awesome skateboards... Made the same as Santa Cruz and Flip, and deserve to be in the top 10. Awesome pop and flip recommend to everyone!
Creature skateboards should be in the top ten because they have great pop and sweet designs
I'm 31 years old and just started skateboarding for the first time I bought a creature because of the p2 kevlar veneer they throw in before the final veneer goes on plus the nose is a little less tapered then the tail making it slightly bigger but the pop I get or the spring is nutty you can feel the board torgue up power in the tail just before you launch very happy with my puchase salvatore rochester ny
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22Krooked
These boards are perfect! perfect shape (for me anyways) medium concave (which is better than deep or mellow in my opinion) perfect shape of the tail and nose, and have perfect pop (which last FOREVER) they're very durable too. Everything is perfect but why they're ranked so low is because not many people get deluxe boards than come here to write about how awesome they are.
really good designs and they are just totally epic has decent prices
How is Krooked not at in top 5! I have skate many many different brand and I really didn't like plan b and element was only okay, Girl was my second favorite but Krooked is defiantly #1!. I learned so many new tricks on these and their really cheap! Try One!
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23Vans
They make really good shoes that people of all ages like including my 50 year old grandma
Best sk8 shoes I have ever had good quality and don't tear up easily. I have worn nothing but vans for years.
I like vans because they have good skateboard shoes
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24Powell
Awesome board. Fast wheels. Smooth ride. Good trucks. I really like it! Manuels really well and best graphics out there.
DA best In DA World. Rides smooth.:]
Best board out there
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25Santa Cruz
I've ridden SantaCruz boards since 1983 and still buy em. If this company and there boards have been around as long as I've been skating you known there solid! Powell boards are just as good.
They are simply unstoppable, highest ollie, longest ollie, most pop, sick designs, NEVER breaks and is light and great for tricks. The board for a 720 gazzelle flip ;)

Dippy

Best pop and cool I have a blind deck and speed demons deck I like them both love santa cruz
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26Cliche
I ride cliché and it very nice. The pop is one of the best pops ever
There great, just got one, they have a good pop and are strong:)
I ride cliché Joey is on cliché ehh carbon light boards and keystone boards cliché all THE way
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27Bones
Bones wheels run smoothly.
The decks comfortable and very strong
When I got my Bones deck it was very fast and I could do a kick flip muck easy then my last deck.
Flip is good too
I love bone this skate is best of my all skates. This skate is fast and easy for ride bone is supers
THEIR WHEELS WONT POP THE BERING when YOU LAND A HIGH OLLIE

28Volcom

real good clothing good team riders and awesome brand

this one pwns noobs 2 the max

They make really good jackets and shirts and good jeans to


29Black Label
Ive got a blacklabel its oregon its lasted my cuz for 3-5 years he gave it to me ive had it for a month its abit heavy since its the older kind
Dude Black Label and Blind are sick as But Plan B should be way in front of element

dudewheresmyskatie

I cannot beleve world boards are in front of black label. because
world boards are crap!
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30World Industries
WORLD INDUSTRIES RULE IT IS BY FAR THE BEST I HAVE NO IDEA WHY IT"S LAST IT SHOULD BE #1 I MEAN COME ON ZERO SHOULD BE #0 ON THE LIST AND ELEMENT SHOULD BE #2.
World Industries RULES I got mine in January and now its October I've been skating hard and it ain't snapping soon, moderately cheep too! WORLDS RULE
World industries rules and should be at the top its simply the best skate brand out there
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31DC
I have went through several brands like DVS and the shoes never worked to for me. I skate daily and I skate long. So I tried Ryan Smith 2.0's and they were durable.

violentduckz

DC are sick no lie if you like vans or etneis try dc last forever and don't get ollie holes easy I have haz mine for 7 weeks now and sk8 every day great shoes very comfortable I suggest youth canvas Bristol from road house
Obviously its the most famous and the guy who made it has had 3 t.V. Shoes and the brands just awesome
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32Anti Hero
Got an anti hero now. Great deck with loads of pop. Don't waste a lot of money on the double impact decks when these decks last an age.
How is antihero below target boards
Anti hero are the best by far I can get super high ollies and perfect kik flips

33Circa

Good brand, decent prices.
Also a great pro deck line.

violentduckz

C1rca shoes are the best, The Sierra fellers Pro model the Talon is very comfy fairly light and the most flexy shoe I have ever skated in, though if durabillity is the issue then maybe you shouldn't get them, if you are a hard skate that needs durable shoes then I Recomend Fallen Footwear, anyways C1rca is great! But so is fallen.


34Think
Think has the best grip and best pop it can Ollie and do tricks really well it has awesome designs and graphics it has awesome boards I think think skateboards are better than any other board
Its way way better than blind it has alote of pop and grip its really good for tricks and grinding I think it's the best board ever it is awesome and amazing it's the best of the best
Better than darkstar and mongoose. Think boards are like the best board you can get because it is so strong and stirdy
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35Airwalk
Good for beginners. I used mine and its still not broken (6 months) but I can't land a trick..
My first board yeah it rides smooth has a good pop scratches quite easily but makes brands like monster seem like ironing boards
I had this board before and it is great for beginners it really surprised me the way it felt it is a perfect board for beginners but if you want a board with more POP look for baker or plan b
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36Sector Nine
Sector nine skateboards are sick. I just got one and it's the sickest skateboard ever. The wheels are awesome, the bearings are awesome, the deck is awesome and the design is awesome. Sector nine rocks.
Smooth Ride. Flex deck. Awesome and easy carving and Pumping
There flat out the best, if you don't believe me, check their website, you'll be glad you did.

37Skate Mafia
Awesome board. Its the best ever... If your a street sk8ter then it its the best board 4 you
Sk8mafia have amazing pop, great board all round. Mint designs, mellow concave, long lasting. Highly recommended.
This is the best board ever I love it. It has amazing pop, grinding and kickflips
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38Expedition One
I've had mine for a bit, and it still works PERFECTLY! It has that everlasting pop along with durability, and I learned a heelflip with it.
Needs to be #20 to #15 I had mine for a little while. It's my second favorite board. I didn't even know about these until I bought them. Get these if your intermediate or advanced.

Thask8er209


39Adidas
They make good shoes for skateboarding and basketball 2 of my fave sports
THEY HAVE SUPER GREAT BOARD FEEL

40Mob
Griptape With Most Grip Ever
BUt you have to kind of wear it out because its very rough

41Fallen
Fallen are the sickest shoes I landed my first backside treflip in them there actually very amazing lasted a long time and I've had 2 or more pairs of them I recommend these they should be frist
never had a pair want one though

42Thunder
Light Trucks That Are Had To Snap
Element Is THE WORST BRAND EVER!
There not bad there just terible

43LRG
Lrg has sick skaters and awesome clothes should be in at least top 15

44Mini-Logo
I have a red mini logo and it is THE BEST DECK EVER.. Pop is amazing and I turns well and runs smooth. Mini logos are great and cheep and they are just as good as darkstar and element
Its a really good board and they are cheap 2 but there really skinny so if you like your board fat don't get one and there heavy 2
The are cheap good pops easy to turn

45Lakai

Awesome.... Eric Koston is the best in the world

SOOooOO CooLLiestt Show ever! (Lakai Channel) Very comfortable while bording and the design is very nice! Search for this show, its GREEAATTTTT

They make really good shoes and stuff theyer awesome and my friends have some and thet love the shoes.


46Alliance
I got this board 2 years ago, and it just snapped it goes about madium sppeed it has good pop and it will chip very easy though I would give it 3 1/2 out of 5 stars

47Target
NOBODY LIKES THEM THEY SNAP IN HALF VERY EASILY SO FOR ALL OF THE PEOPLE WITH TARGET BOARDS GET A NEW BOARD.
COMPLETE TRASH I'm TELLING YOU! IF YOU HAVE ONE OF THESE BOARDS YOU BETTER GET OFF OF IT AND GO SOMEWHERE ELSE! GET A POSITIV OR A BIRDHOUSE BOARD. MAYBE A DARKSTAR BUT THIS IS AN EPIC FAIL!
HOW THE HELL IS TARGET EVEN ON THIS LIST
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48Gold Wheels

49Ricta
I have used my wheels for 6 years and those years only lifted off like 10millimeters.
Amazing wheels! Perfect for powersliding

50DVS
i love dvs's i wear them everyday!!!!!!!!! and i love steve o damn hes sooooo sexi
DVS Are awesome, they have some nice boards, they slide easly, and they look cool! I can nearly imposible on a DVS, I've tried lots of decks, but this one is probably the best!

51Ice Cream
Vanilla and chocolate taste good

52Foundation
Foundation boards are amazing. Great pop and quality boards. Not to mention a good team with lots of good riders I mean what about duff
good skater and good boards

53Hurley
Hurley surfing stuff is B3@$T. Not a skater though. But I Surf all the time and their regular clothing is awesome

54Adio

55Enuff
I love Enuff best skateboard I've ever had the pop is excellent I reckon it should at least in the top 30
How the hell is element first enuff are legend boards and no wonder yr airwalk isn't broke you probely can't ollie I had 1 did a caveman off the wall and it snapped and by the way rodney mullan skates
Enjoi
enuff are unbeliveable pop I landed a 720 varial kickflip over a funbox really sharp turning and are quite cheap I paid £60 plus my reds which were a tenner
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56DBX
First skateboard probably best I've ever tried I'm probably going to stay with this brand for a while
DBX ARE AWESOME! First board I got and best by far!
A DBX skateboard and I fall because it is so slow

57Globe
Globe are the best they are very steady and fun to use they must be on the top 10.
My first Skateboard was a globe they are amazing their wheels are smooth and their bearing rule. The boards are always good quality and last forever!
The globe skate boards are awesome they should be in the top 10
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58Kr3w
Krew make great products and have sick looks to there products

59Revive
I just want your deck that's all...
Awesome skateboards top qualit and nice feel run by skateboarders for skate boarders
They make the best boards and merch.
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60Krown
krown is sooo good their new and awsome i had a world board i couldnt do tricks on it my first day with akrown i did a heelflip
It's EXTREME! And cheap yo. Whoa it's is super. so cool too. and they really have great boards. Not always the best boards though.
cheap and good boards. should be anyones starting board.
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61Vox

62Etnies

Etnies are only number 42 because hey mostly specialize in shoes. There good for getting girls.


63Supreme
I went into supreme nyc and they are so sick you guys REALLY need 2 look up this brand they are simply the best
My supreme deck has nice pop, good shape, and lands clean tricks, but they come wide.
Supreme skateboard pops really good. It has a fast smooth ride and they look pretty cool. For me, Supreme awesome all the way🏂😎

64GoodWood
A good wood was my first board I got it when I was 3 yrs old when I got it and they wont chip I still got it and its almost brand new

65Stereo
Stereo vinyl cruisers are the best. Even though they're small, they have amazing handling and have a decent wheel spin.
How are these guys so low
Awesome board should be in top ten
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66Quiksilver
For there innovative designs
And what a great product they will design with me an I hope my whole family are proud of me and I'm proud of them

67Hawk
This is the best have ever road I have done a kickflip and the board was so smooth it was super fast and the three 360's are so easy too pull of on that board other boards it easy but on this one it was real really easy and the olies are amizing the grinding is the best I have ever had and it is so good stoping is easy an it is very strong I have had it for a year I can do a 720 variel kick flip
Hawk is very good but I need help with plan b alien workshop and girl all of em are sick and I don't know which one to get pleasse help?
What is hawk
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68Independent
Heavy trucks, but good for grinding. * if you are a beginner I suggest royals or ventures. *

violentduckz

Duad indis are actually pretty light and they make good quality stuff there bearings are good too thrasher
Best truck ever made. Get independent light

69Supra
Supra has good and awesome grip and they are comfortable, awesome looks, why should it be in 68 it should be in 1 st place I really think you should get it
I love the supra shoes there always bright colors
Defiantly coolest skate shoe and good ankle support. Really comfortable

70ATM

They make great bearings. I got some about a month ago and they are still not that bad. My friend just got an ATM deck, he's not good so I would recomend the decks to begginers.

I've have an atm board for a while now and I love it it hasn't broken yet... I would recommend this board to anyone who loves to skateboard


71Dexter
brilliant deck
lots of pop good kick
just the best
Great for starting out
good quality for low prices
Had my deck for a long time and a brilliant board

72Yocaher

73Jart
Jart has good pop, Good flip, and are light.
The jart decks are the best for flipping, ollie, and skating! The decks never snaps and are light.
I landed my first kickflip, varial kickflip and 360 flip whit it I can ollie over 5 boards now! I can also do a FS 360 whit it flat!
I love jart it was the first deck I bought and the best deck I bought amazing pop!
Jart is god pop
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74Venture
I recommend Venture Superlites. They are really the best trucks they make it so much easier to kickflip and ollie [specially stairs] you should definitely get one if you wanna do flip tricks =]
Hi I love venture it really sucks but:justin bond

755boronyc

76Dirty Birdz

Sick graphics and great wood. Their clothing is dope too, high quality fabric and fresh designs. Watch out for the Birdz!


77Tensor

I have blue tensor magnizium trucks. There ausome for grinding and have a lot of control. Definitely recomend
them.


78Blackout
I love the skateboard its very smooth and love how it pops and how quiet it is but it is a very heavy board so you have to go light on the trucks
I like that they keep skateboarding affordable for us, but their decks are still really good.

79Skate Mental
Skate metal is awesome I have been riding mine for 2 years and it has amazing pop
Screw element plan b and skate are the best I've been ride a shane o'neill board and it hasn't broken over the past year
Skate mental are sick

80Macbeth

81Es

82Traffic

83Bullet
bullet is sane. great pop. learnt to suvit in 3 min.

Good boards good tail, get good pop

Bullets are the bomb-diggidy-bomb! Already can ollie higher, every begginer needs one!

84Verb
Verb is a nice skateboard it has the pope and its a good start to start with vert skating
Better than zoo york

851031

not a well known brand...but the strongest ive ever had and has had the longest lasting pop.


86Autobahn
autobahn has the best bearings i reccomend these bearings they are the best. i can ride halfway down my road .2miles with this board
Best wheels I've ever owned! Never flatspots!
They go through any type of surface Street, Pavement, Brick whatever it is Autobahn can do it!
Best wheels I ever rode on, they don't ware out quick and never get slatspots, I would recommend anyone skating heavy street

87Willy's Workshop
I'm surprised. He teaches how to make stuff outa wood. Not make skateboards. Th boards look great!

88Shiznit
very good board just as good as birdhouse and darkstar

89Acme
My acme board I have had for a while the graphics are crappy and make it look cheap but in reality it is a good board I have had it for a while and it still has not chipped. It is a strong board that holds up well. In my opinion its overall rating is a 9.2.

90Shut

91Silver
Good trucks when I had mine I would grind fast

92Slave

Pictures on it sexy and awesome pop and good speed its not my favorite in performance but picture is my favorite


93Premium

94Empyre

95Billabong
Don't know about the skateboards but the make in surfing and surf boards and clothing is AWESOME!
Love there clothes but more of a surf co

96Bummer High

97Renner

Renner is an awesome make good for beginners and has an alright pop! The best one they have is the renner z series pro and it is only £50! This brand is great and I recommend it!


98Firefly
Awesome boards there so smooth even on asphalt perfect 4 cruising!
Very Good Brand. My Long Skateboard is Perfect! I Love it!
It's the perfect board for beginners

99Elo

100Dregs
Are you kidding me they are most comfortable

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