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Skateboard Decks

New DGK Johnson Wake & Bake 8.0 quick view DGK
Johnson Wake & Bake 8.0" Deck
€ 79.95
New Flip Odyssey Jumbled Red 8 quick view Flip
Odyssey Jumbled Red 8" x 31.5" Deck
€ 74.95
New Element Trippin 7.7 quick view Element
Trippin 7.7" Deck
€ 69.95
New Flip Team Odyssey Series Red 8.0 quick view Flip
Team Odyssey Series Red 8.0" Deck
€ 74.95
New Toy Machine Toy Division 8.0 quick view Toy Machine
Toy Division 8.0" Complete
€ 119.95

Fixepreise Hoodies Sweater  

New Element Stargate 8.0 quick view Element
Stargate 8.0" Deck
€ 69.95
New LQD Skateboards Icecream 8.0 quick view LQD Skateboards
Icecream 8.0" Deck
€ 54.95
New Flip Rowley Arrow 8.25 quick view Flip
Rowley Arrow 8.25" x 32.31" Deck
€ 79.95
New Cliche Handwritten Vply R7 8.1 quick view Cliche
Handwritten Vply R7 8.1" Deck
€ 74.95
New Element Timber Logo Smoker 8.25 quick view Element
Timber Logo Smoker 8.25" Deck
€ 69.95
New Element Timber Logo Bear 8.125 quick view Element
Timber Logo Bear 8.125" Deck
€ 69.95
New Plan B Sheckler Cup Series 8.375 quick view Plan B
Sheckler Cup Series 8.375" Deck
€ 79.95
New Element Timber Logo Dude 8.0 quick view Element
Timber Logo Dude 8.0" Deck
€ 69.95
New Element Timber Logo Skeleton 8.0 quick view Element
Timber Logo Skeleton 8.0" Deck
€ 69.95
New Element Timber Logo Sasquach 7.75 quick view Element
Timber Logo Sasquach 7.75" Deck
€ 69.95
New Plan B Pudwill Cup Series 7.75 quick view Plan B
Pudwill Cup Series 7.75" Deck
€ 79.95


New Cliche Winter Horner R7 8.2 quick view Cliche
Winter Horner R7 8.2" Deck
€ 64.95
New Deathwish Kiss 8.0 quick view Deathwish
Kiss 8.0" Deck
€ 79.95
New DGK Williams Wake & Bake 7.9 quick view DGK
Williams Wake & Bake 7.9" Deck
€ 79.95
New DGK Henry Wake & Bake 8.06 quick view DGK
Henry Wake & Bake 8.06" Deck
€ 79.95
New Jart Rasta 8.0 quick view Jart
Rasta 8.0" Deck
€ 44.95


New Blind Ginger Bread Mon 8.0 quick view Blind
Ginger Bread Mon 8.0" Deck
€ 39.95
New Element Julian Constellation 7.75 quick view Element
Julian Constellation 7.75" Deck
€ 79.95


New Cliche Brezinski Horner R7 8.1 quick view Cliche
Brezinski Horner R7 8.1" Deck
€ 64.95
New LQD Skateboards Blank Canvas 8.0 quick view LQD Skateboards
Blank Canvas 8.0" Deck
€ 49.95
Jart Leaves 8.0 quick view Jart
Leaves 8.0" Deck
€ 44.95
New Cliche Gillet Horner R7 8.0 quick view Cliche
Gillet Horner R7 8.0" Deck
€ 64.95
New Antiz Owlystick Blue 8.2 quick view Antiz
Owlystick Blue 8.2" Deck
€ 49.95
New Real Lo Pro Hot Ready J.Brock 8.43 quick view Real
Lo Pro Hot Ready J.Brock 8.43" Deck
€ 79.95
New Element Nyjah Headliner 8.0 quick view Element
Nyjah Headliner 8.0" Deck
€ 69.95
New Blind McEntire Wood Eater R8 8.0 quick view Blind
McEntire Wood Eater R8 8.0" Deck
€ 74.95
SWEET SKTBS Flip It Black 8.2 Deck quick view SWEET SKTBS
Flip It Black 8.2 Deck
€ 39.95
New Flip P2 Flag L.Oliveira 8.1 quick view Flip
P2 Flag L.Oliveira 8.1" Deck
€ 84.95
New Flip P2 Flag L.Lopez 8.0 quick view Flip
P2 Flag L.Lopez 8.0" Deck
€ 84.95
New Flip P2 Flag A.Majerus 8.25 quick view Flip
P2 Flag A.Majerus 8.25" Deck
€ 84.95
New Element Ju Ju 8.0 quick view Element
Ju Ju 8.0" Deck
€ 69.95
Almost Daewon Batman R7 8.25 quick view Almost
Daewon Batman R7 8.25" Deck
€ 74.95
New Element Levi Constellation 8.0 quick view Element
Levi Constellation 8.0" Deck
€ 79.95
New Toy Machine Fists 7.75 quick view Toy Machine
Fists 7.75" Deck
€ 59.95
New Emillion Logo Dye 8.0 x 31.5 quick view Emillion
Logo Dye 8.0 x 31.5" Deck
€ 49.95
New Element Garcia Constellation 8.25 quick view Element
Garcia Constellation 8.25" Deck
€ 79.95
Flip Odyssey Pinstripe 8.4 quick view Flip
Odyssey Pinstripe 8.4" Deck
€ 74.95
New Antiz FixedOwl Blue 8.0 quick view Antiz
FixedOwl Blue 8.0" Deck
€ 49.95
New Antiz FixedOwl Green 8.375 quick view Antiz
FixedOwl Green 8.375" Deck
€ 49.95
New Antiz Dried Out Red 8.25 quick view Antiz
Dried Out Red 8.25" Deck
€ 49.95
New Antiz Dried Out Yellow 8.0 quick view Antiz
Dried Out Yellow 8.0" Deck
€ 49.95
New Antiz Dried Out Black/Yellow 7.875 quick view Antiz
Dried Out Black/Yellow 7.875" Deck
€ 49.95
New Antiz Dried Out Black/Red 8.125 quick view Antiz
Dried Out Black/Red 8.125" Deck
€ 49.95
New Real Oval #1 Huf 8.18 quick view Real
Oval #1 Huf 8.18" Deck
€ 79.95
New Real Mellow Gold I.Wair 8.38 quick view Real
Mellow Gold I.Wair 8.38" Deck
€ 79.95

Skatedecks – A lifestyle in seven layers

Skateboarding Lifestyle

Skatedecks developed over the course of 70 years: the result isthe shape you know and love today. The surfers of the 70s showed that boredomcan also be productive: when the waves didn’t co-operate, a crew of adventurousguys let their creativity flow freely.
A piece of wood, some metal rails and roller-skatewheels – the first skateboard wasborn!

Asthe years passed, more and more people caught on to the concept of the rollingboard and experimented around with it: new shapes were developed, the materialswere carefully selected, and the style factor was important too, of course. Allthese innovations made that first plank of wood with wheels into theskateboards we know and love today.

Theoriginal skatedecks were verysimilar to today’s cruiser-boards. With a flat nose and kicktail, the freestyleopportunities were limited. In the 80s, however, a new riding style developed,with a number of new flip and spin tricks. It was only a matter of time beforethe decks were tweaked once again to suit these new requirements.

Durable to the core – high tech skatedecks

Blue Tomato Skateboard

Skatedecksneed to be as robust as steel, light and a feather and flexible like rubber.These materials aren’t very well suited for the shape of skateboards, however,which is why maple wood has established itself as most manufacturers’ favouritematerial. Seven layers are glued together with epoxy resin.
Due to the extremedurability of these decks, you can try out the gnarliest tricks withoutworrying about your board. Most brands use the term Resin7 for this technology.

Ofcourse the manufacturers keep looking for new technologies to make the deckseven more durable and to improve their performance. The leading brands in thisarea include Almost, Enjoy, Element, Blind and Flip.

Theystrengthen their decks with fibreglass and carbon layers at the core. The term Armor Light refers to a hidden carboncore inside the deck. Eternal Life technologyimproves durability and pop due to fibreglass and aluminium layers within theconstruction. Pro 2 Technology, or P2 for short, protects your board fromdamage during rough landings thanks to an oval layer of Kevlar.

The impact is spreadout across the board better whilst still giving you plenty of pop in your deck.If you choose a board with ImpactTechnology, you’ll get boards with layers of carbon and fibreglass. Theysupport the areas where your trucks are mounted onto the board to preventcracks in your deck.

Width and concave – little details with a big impact!

Table of deck, hanger and truck widths

Unlikewith snowboards, your height doesn’t play too much of a role in choosing theright skate deck. The average skateboard deck is 31,5‘‘(80 cm) long. The widthis a lot more important and can range from 7,5“ (19 cm) to 9,0“ (21 cm).
Smalldecks are usually between 7,5“ (19 cm)and 8“ (20 cm) and are perfect forstreet skating. Faster flips and more flexibility during spins make you readyfor every trick.
You’llneed a larger surface area to stand on if you like vert or pool skating, sowider boards are the best choice here.
If you like to go fast and want higherairs, all decks over 8“ (20 cm) aregood for you!
In order to avoidwheelbites and get great performance, you should stick to these measurements inyour setup.

Haveyou ever tried an Ollie on a flatboard? Unless your name is Tony Hawk, you probably failed miserably. That’s whythe nose and tail are curved upwards. Those aren’t the only curves in theconstruction of your deck, however: the cross section of a skate deck has acentral low point known as the concave.It can be mellow, the flattest ofall concaves, standard or high.

Choosing a concave all comes downto personal preference. A high concavewill give you great board feel, whereas a mellowconcave gives you the largest surface area to stand on. A standard concave is right in the middleand ideal for beginners.
Next to their length, width, concave and materials, skatedecks also vary intheir graphics. No matter what is most important to you, the huge selection ofskate decks at Blue Tomato is sureto fulfill your every wish!

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