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100 Gifts for Skaters

From Checkered Kicks to Off-Road Skate Decks

— December 13, 2012 — Art & Design
If you've got teenagers, Lil Wayne or any other skateboarding enthusiasts in your family, theses gifts for skaters will come in handy.

Skateboarding became popular in the 1970s and has had an increasingly huge following ever since. With notorious skaters like the "Z" Boys and Tony Hawk, skate merchandise began and continues to be very profitable. A huge part of the skate world is now reliant on sponsors, advertising collaborations and merchandise featuring certain key figures. Skate culture is constantly expanding and there are tons of vintage and new-age inspired options out there. You can opt for footwear and even pick up some classic navy blue slip-on Vans, a skate shoe worn by the first skateboarders.

Gifts for skaters are readily available and a great option for Holiday gifts.
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Activity
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Eco-Aiding Skateboards
Eco-Aiding Skateboards
The ELNA Ripper Skateboards Collaboration was Inspired by Nature
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99
AIDS-Battling Skateboards
AIDS-Battling Skateboards
Girl x Chocolate (Product) RED Skateboards Aim to Fight the Disease
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98
Intergalactic Skate Decks
Intergalactic Skate Decks
The Krooked Galaktik Series is Psychedelically Out of This World
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97
Artistic Mosaic Skateboards
Artistic Mosaic Skateboards
The HUF Haroshi Deck Brings Contemporary Art to Extreme Sports
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96
Cluttered Graphic Skate Decks
Cluttered Graphic Skate Decks
The Enjoi Skateboards 'Bless This Mess' Collection is Busy
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95
Nuclear Family Design Decks
Nuclear Family Design Decks
Future Past Skateboards Take a Trip Back to the 50s
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94
Speedster Skate Decks
Speedster Skate Decks
Limited F1 Roadmaster Series Skateboard is for Adrenaline Seekers
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93
Slick Reflective Sneakers
Slick Reflective Sneakers
The Vans Vault Authentic LX Frost Grey Shoes Feature a Colorful Bottom
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92
Retro LA Jersey Kicks
Retro LA Jersey Kicks
The Vans MLB Los Angeles Old Skool Set Relives the Glory Days
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91
Reefer Skateboards
Reefer Skateboards
Cheech and Chong Skateboards Become Part of High Society
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90
Hipster Street Decks
Hipster Street Decks
Cruise the Neigborhood on the Harmony Korine for Supreme Skateboards
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89
Liberating Skate Decks
Liberating Skate Decks
'We R Free' Skateboards Come Equipped With Arcadian Graphics
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88
Sharply Angled Skateboards
Sharply Angled Skateboards
Reynald Drouhin's Monolith Skate Sports a Slanted Shape
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87
Satirically Therapeutic Skateboards
Satirically Therapeutic Skateboards
ANTIHERO Gives Riders Advice with 'Help Department' Decks
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86
Hand Carved Skateboards
Hand Carved Skateboards
Doug Mckee Crafts One-Of-A-Kind Boards With His Bare Hands
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85
Scottish Skate Shoes
Scottish Skate Shoes
The Vans SK8 Hi Plaid Pack Sneakers are Best Worn with a Kilt
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84
Seductive Custom Decks
Seductive Custom Decks
The 3X1 Denim/Ben Watts Skateboards are Flashy and Charitable
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83
Spooky Skate Shoes
Spooky Skate Shoes
The Vans 2010 Halloween Pack Gets You Ready to Trick-or-Treat
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82
Fairy Tale Skate Decks
Fairy Tale Skate Decks
Supreme 'Snow White' Skateboards Brings the Princess to Extreme Sports
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81
Bloodsucking Boards
Bloodsucking Boards
Toy Machine's Horror Skateboards Will Bring Danger to Your Ride
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80
Southwest-Inspired Kicks
Southwest-Inspired Kicks
Vans x Cowtown Skateboards Era Pro Brings Cowboy Flair to Sneakers
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79
Iconic Music Magazine Decks
Iconic Music Magazine Decks
These Rolling Stone Skateboards are Shot by Baron Wolman
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78
Super Sasquatch Skateboards
Super Sasquatch Skateboards
Bigfoot and Stereo Unveil Sweet New Skate Decks
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77
Psychedelic Skull Skateboards
Psychedelic Skull Skateboards
The Stacks Spring 2011 Collection is Super Rad
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76
Laminated Skater Kicks
Laminated Skater Kicks
Vans SK8 Hi Tonal Patent Leather Pack Color Codes Your Kicks
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75
Skeletal Skate Shoes
Skeletal Skate Shoes
The Vans 'Day of the Dead' Pack Lets You Celebrate the Holiday in Style
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74
Vibrant Hipster Skateboards
Vibrant Hipster Skateboards
Supreme SurfStyle Cruiser Decks Will Colorfully Light Up the Streets
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73
Heavy Metal Fan Footwear
Heavy Metal Fan Footwear
The Metallica Sneakers Help You Rock While You Walk
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72
Non-Profit Skater Goods
Non-Profit Skater Goods
The Good Wood 'Skateboard Art Exhibition' Benefit Skate Park
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71
Staircase-Riding Skateboards
Staircase-Riding Skateboards
Po-Chih Lai's Stair Rover Aims to Expand an Extreme Sport
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70
Checkered Kicks
Checkered Kicks
The Vans Supreme Fall/Winter 2009 Collection is Off the Chain
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69
Luminescent Skateboards
Luminescent Skateboards
The TNG Lighted Board Will Show You the Way at Night
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68
Hip-Hop Street Cruisers
Hip-Hop Street Cruisers
Hit the Pavement with the Chapman Skateboards x Wu-Tang Decks
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67
Casual Cloud Kicks
Casual Cloud Kicks
These Vans Washed Denim Authentics are the Solution to Any Laid-Back Dresser
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66
Venomous Skateboards
Venomous Skateboards
Raw Releases Loyalty Over Royalty Skate Deck
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65
Skater Cow Kicks
Skater Cow Kicks
Vans Releases Vans Holiday 2009 Cow Hair Pack
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64
Coffin-Shaped Skateboards
Coffin-Shaped Skateboards
The Corpse Corps Boards Provide Deadly Fun
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63
Premium Skate Shoes
Premium Skate Shoes
The Vans Luxury Limonta Pack is Too Nice to Skate In
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62
Tiger Shark Skateboards
Tiger Shark Skateboards
The Santa Cruz Tiger Shark Cruzer is Built for the Boardwalk
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61
Gray Game Sneakers
Gray Game Sneakers
The Vans MLB Washington Nationals Edition is Pretty Sweet
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60
City-Centered Sneakers
City-Centered Sneakers
The 2010 Vans City Pack Lets You Rep Your City
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59
Coloring Book Skate Kicks
Coloring Book Skate Kicks
Relive Grade School Art Class with the Vans Crayola Pack
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58
Ultra Slick Skateboards
Ultra Slick Skateboards
Makr Skate Deck Adds a Touch of Luxury and Class to Extreme Sports
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57
Boozed-Out Boards
Boozed-Out Boards
The Colt 45 x Santa Cruz Skateboard Mixes Suds With Street
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56
Fuzzy Cartoon Kicks
Fuzzy Cartoon Kicks
VANS x Disney 'Minnie Couture' Takes a Cute Approach to Sneakers
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55
Otherworldly Skateboards
Otherworldly Skateboards
The Graphics of the Shan x Lockwood Decks are Simply Out of This World
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54
Gritty Undead Cruisers
Gritty Undead Cruisers
The Chocolate 'Zombie Portraits' Skateboards are Stylishly Scary
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53
Rattlesnake Sneakers
Rattlesnake Sneakers
The In4mation x Vans Chukka Low ‘Rattles' are Dangerously Stylish
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52
Futuristic Film Skateboards
Futuristic Film Skateboards
The Hoverboard Replica Prop is a Must-Have for Back to the Future Fans
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51
Starlet Studded Skateboards
Starlet Studded Skateboards
The Jeff Gaudinet 'Skate Moss' Project is an Artistic Collaboration
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50
Throwback Skate Decks
Throwback Skate Decks
Curbside Skateboards Brings Back Rad with Art from Jimbo Phillips
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49
Remote-Controlled Skateboards
Remote-Controlled Skateboards
These Electronic Skatey Boards Make for a Relaxing Ride
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48
Alt-Rock Sneakers
Alt-Rock Sneakers
Vans and the Pixies Rock Out Shoes
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47
Monster Movie Decks
Monster Movie Decks
"Where the Wild Things Are" Skateboards Let You Roll in Style
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46
Luminous Riding Skateboards
Luminous Riding Skateboards
The Penny Nickel 27'' Glow in the Dark Skateboard Lights up the Night
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45
Visionary Skateboards
Visionary Skateboards
Toy Machine Makes Sure All Eyes are on Their Spring Collection
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44
Glow in the Dark Cruisers
Glow in the Dark Cruisers
The Penny Skateboards 'Nickel' Longboard Will Keep You Safe at Night
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43
Leather Skateboards
Leather Skateboards
Natalia Brilli's €910 Lambskin Design
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42
Killer KISS Kicks
Killer KISS Kicks
Vans and KISS Create the 'Hotter Than Hell' SK8-Hi and Slip-On
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41
Golden Gate City Kicks
Golden Gate City Kicks
The Vans MLB San Francisco Giants Set is More Style Than Haight Ashbury
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40
Scantily-Clad Skateboards
Scantily-Clad Skateboards
The Doodah Supermodel Skateboard Project is a Head-Turner
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39
Candy-Coated Skateboards
Candy-Coated Skateboards
Cody Simpson Receives a Skittles-Covered Longboard Prior To Touring
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38
Dixie Cup Skateboard Decks
Dixie Cup Skateboard Decks
Super-Sultry Skateboards Feature Brenda Lynn for Primitive
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37
Supercar Skateboards
Supercar Skateboards
The Ferrari Skateboard
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36
Sky Line Skateboards
Sky Line Skateboards
ZooYork Decks Represent NYC in ‘Sky High' Series
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35
Pop Art Street Decks
Pop Art Street Decks
Cruise Around the City in the Andy Warhol x Alien Workshop Skateboards
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34
Slim Waffle Sneakers
Slim Waffle Sneakers
The Vans OTW Holiday 2012 'Woessner' Shoe is Riveted
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33
Masculine Tweed Sneakers
Masculine Tweed Sneakers
The Vans Vault x Harris Tweed Collection Elevates Skater Fashion
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32
Sherpa Skate Shoes
Sherpa Skate Shoes
Vans Sk8 Mid Fur Help Boarders Keep Warm In Cold Weather
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31
Booze-Bearing Skateboards
Booze-Bearing Skateboards
Hit the Streets with Pabst Brewing Company x Santa Cruz Decks
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30
Cozy Insultated Skater Shoes
Cozy Insultated Skater Shoes
The Vans LXVI Collection Expands to Winter Footwear
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29
Intricately Carved Skateboards
Intricately Carved Skateboards
Final Cut is a Collection of Hand Carved Wooden Skate Decks
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28
Kimono Skate Decks
Kimono Skate Decks
Zillion's Series of Skateboards is Inspired by Japanese Art
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27
Green Skateboards
Green Skateboards
FunkinFunction Recycled Wood Skateboards
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26
Street Art Skateboards
Street Art Skateboards
'TheSeventhLetter' for ZOOYORK Presents Seven Sick Graffiti Decks
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25
Mexican Blanket Kicks
Mexican Blanket Kicks
Vans Japan Goes Way Outside the Box with Region-Specific Sneakers
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24
Handwoven Skate Sneakers
Handwoven Skate Sneakers
The DQM X Vans Era and Sk8-hi Shoes Are Authentic
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23
Sweet Skateboard Graphics
Sweet Skateboard Graphics
Brett Stiles Makes Wicked Customized Skate Decks
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22
Sci-Fi Skate Shoes
Sci-Fi Skate Shoes
The 'TRON: Legacy' Vans Help You Complete Your Virtual Look
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21
Off-Road Skate Decks
Off-Road Skate Decks
The Fiik Electric Skateboard is for Extreme Land Surfers
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20
Street Art Skate Gear
Street Art Skate Gear
Rock Some Shepard Fairey Threads with the Obey x Streetmachine Series
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19
Tricycle Skateboards
Tricycle Skateboards
Richard Malachowski Creates Three-Wheeled Deck
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18
Custom Comic Cover Kicks
Custom Comic Cover Kicks
Arth Akal Paints Funky Footwear Inspired by Superheroes
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17
Musically Commemorative Sneakers
Musically Commemorative Sneakers
Vans x Iron Maiden Shoes Represent 'The Number of the Beast' Hit
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16
Electric Skateboards
Electric Skateboards
E-Glide Motorized Skateboards
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15
Gorgeous Graffiti Decks
Gorgeous Graffiti Decks
123KLAN Engraved Skateboards Combine Street Art with Graffiti Style
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14
Brogue Skate Shoes
Brogue Skate Shoes
The New Vans Era Wingtip Sneakers are Dapper-Styled Streetwear
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13
Speedster Skateboards
Speedster Skateboards
The Downhill Machine is Made for Extreme Skaters
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12
Indoor Skateboards
Indoor Skateboards
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11
Retro Skateboard Revivals
Retro Skateboard Revivals
The Santa Cruz 80's Re-Issue is a Tribute to Iconic Skate Decks
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10
Native Skate Shoes
Native Skate Shoes
Vans Vault 2010 Fall/Winter Collection Features Lots of Color
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9
Swarthy Skate Art
Swarthy Skate Art
The Joshua M. Smith Laser-Etched Pieces Capture Wicked Animal Prints
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8
Wavy Wooden Skateboards
Wavy Wooden Skateboards
The Rolls Rolls Woody 85 Longboard Provides a Smooth Boarding Experience
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7
Salvaged Skateboard Decks
Salvaged Skateboard Decks
Erickson Longboards are Designed and Made from Reclaimed Wood
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6
Distorted Neon Decks
Distorted Neon Decks
Apparatu and Alex Trochut's 'Skate Fails' Break Down Skateboards
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5
Springfield Skate Decks
Springfield Skate Decks
The Santa Cruz The Simpsons Cruiser Skateboards Let You Shred like Bart
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4
Recycled Skateboard Bling
Recycled Skateboard Bling
Seven Ply Creates Unique Necklaces From Unwanted Skate Decks
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3
Italian Automaker Skate Decks
Italian Automaker Skate Decks
The Raptor Concept Skateboard is Inspired by Alfa Romeo Autos
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2
Satanic Rock Shoes
Satanic Rock Shoes
Vans Releases KISS Pack Sneakers for Rockstars
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1
Carbon Fiber Longboards
Carbon Fiber Longboards
The SBC#1 from Louis Bradier is a Lightweight Beach Cruiser
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