Need gift ideas for skateboarders? Skaters can be a difficult group to gift for. Bold, brash, loud with a streak of anti-authoritarian thrown in there. There’s a pretty good chance your skater won’t be satisfied with a knit sweater or pair of athletic socks. If you’re having trouble shopping for the skateboarder in your life, look no further! We have compiled a list of the absolute best gifts for any alternative sports enthusiast.
Unit Skateboard Tool
Tired of the kids rummaging through your toolbox and neglecting to put anything back? This all in one Unit Skate Tool has every piece need to fully break down (and reassemble) a modern skateboard. Small and easy to use, this is the perfect accessory for the skateboarder that likes wrenching on their gear almost as much as using it.
Tech Deck 96MM Fingerboards 4 Pack
While I wish it weren’t the case, there are times when you can’t get out on the skateboard. Maybe it’s weather, maybe it’s parents, maybe its school. Regardless of the reason, Fingerboards are a reasonable solution to help scratch that itch. These mini skateboards can be used on desk and table tops and can actually help translate the tricks onto the real board!
DAKINE Men’s Varial Skate Pack
DAKINE is one of the premiere names is skate gear. Not only is this pack super stylish, it also has an awesome feature list. What you ask? Try fleece lined sunglass pocket, organizer pocket, quick load skate carry, and rolling access side pockets. Great choice for the school bound skater, or the mature boarder who needs to lug some water and a change of clothes to the skate park.
Trifold Biker Genuine Hard Leather Chain Wallets
Ever wonder why skaters like wearing chain wallets? Seems obvious after you find out, but it’s because with all the high speed jumps, curbs, cracks in the pavement, ect, wallets have tendency to fall out. Functional fashion statement – the best kind!
Bones Swiss Labyrinth Competition Skate Bearings
Bearings are what make the wheels go round. Literally. Skateboard bearings are universal, so no matter what wheels or deck is being used these bearings will fit them. There is a wide range of bearing grades and these bad boys are right in the middle. If you’re looking for a gift in a slightly higher or lower price range bearings might be the perfect fit. Bones Swiss is an old and trustworthy brand, so with a bit of research you should be able to find a good set in the right price range.
Skateboard Stool by Jason Podlaski
Looking for the perfect gift for the adult skater that already has anything? Check out this custom made skateboard stool. The perfect addition to any garage or man-cave. Artist Jason Podlaski collects shattered skateboards from skateshops and skateparks in the US and Canada and turns both deck and truck into a hybrid, high-quality piece of furniture that’s built tough.
Assorted Skate Stickers
Skateboards and helmets need decorating and stickers work great. This pack of assorted skate stickers will delight any boarder. Sure skateboard decks look pretty, with their custom graphic designs, in the store. But, what happens after grinding a few curbs? The graphics wear off. Breathe some new life into an old deck with these awesome stickers.
Shaun White Supply Co. 56 Inch Grind Rail
Practice tricks and grinds without leaving the house. This 56 inch rail is perfect to practice grinding without leaving the driveway. From Shaun white, one of the most trusted names in alternative sports, this grind rail features non-slip feet so you land on your board and not the asphalt.
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