With just a few days left until Christmas here’s 10 gift ideas we’re recommending for someone you know who loves New York skateboarding. This listing includes some unique items coming out of a selection of New York-based skate brands. Since we’ve narrowed it down to only ten items we’re not including decks (that could be whole other post itself). If you have any money left over you can always support your local skate site 😉
5BNY DVD – $14
One of NYC’s oldest skateboard companies keeping it core as you can get! They just released their latest video 5BNY on DVD which comes with a 34 page photo booklet and other bonus DVD features including their previous video Join or Die. Available at select skate shops and online for $14.
Quartersnacks Book – $29.95
The new Quartersnacks book TF at 1: Ten Years of Quartersnacks captures NYC skateboarding in the late 2000’s with a collection of photos and stories. Available via powerHouse Books for $29.95.
Prize Fighter Hooded Coach Regan Jacket – $60
Prize Fighter Cutlery is New York’s oldest urethane company and has a major focus on quality. They’ve upped their apparel game lately with these hooded coach Regan jackets. Available at select skate shops and online for around $60.
SHUT Dandy Scarf – $38
Show some respect to NYC’s first skateboard company by rocking this SHUT Dandy scarf. It’s available for $38 at their shop in the LES or online.
Bronze Hardware – $6
Purchase something from Bronze and support the crew that consistently pushes the boundaries of skateboarding. The pack of hardware contains one bronze bolt and runs a few bucks and is available on NewYorkSkateboards.com.
El Señor Skateboard Pendant – $59
Rockstar Bearings Knuckle Wax – $4
Skate The World Book by Jonathan Mehring – $30
Talented skate photographer Jonathan Mehring traveled the world capturing some of the most amazing photos we’ve ever seen. Pickup his book Skate the World: Photographing One World of Skateboarding and you’ll see what we mean. Available on the National Geographic site for $30.
Canal “Driving” Glove – $6
Canal is an emerging brand out of NYC starting with wheels and has been putting out more apparel lately. In addition to shirts, hats, pins and of course their wheels Canal just came out with the “Driving” glove, a necessity for anyone skating in NYC once it gets real cold. Available at select shops and online for $6.
Static 4-5-6 Coffee Mug – $14.95
Josh Stewart’s STATIC video series has captured the core of New York skateboarding throughout the past few decades. The 4-5-6 mug is one the most stylish ways to have your morning coffee. Available on the TOA store for $14.95.
Bonus: Skate Shop Gift Cards
Out of ideas then pickup a gift card at your local skate shop! You’re helping out the local skate community and giving someone a chance to pick out something they really want. Lessons are also available by some local shops, inquire within for details & availability. Use our NY Skate Shop Directory to locate a shop near you.
Tell us what you like on the list or what we’re missing in the comments below.