Arguably the most iconic skateboard graphic of all time, "The Ripper" was illustrated in 1983 by legendary Powell-Peralta artist V.C. Johnson. Originally the graphic was used as a "Bones Sold Here" dealer window sticker. Next, the artwork found it's way onto t-shirts and eventually decks. The Ripper graphic has stood the test of time and has been a staple of the Powell-Peralta line for over 30 years.
Originally Released: 1983
Artwork by: Vernon Courtlandt Johnson
NEW Powell Peralta popsicles
Our NEW Powell Peralta popsicles are made in our Skate One China factory using Skate One AirLam® presses, and the same maple and glue to match our engineering specifications. These new decks have assorted color stained top veneers along with a red center ply. They’re light, thin, have excellent torsional rigidity, and crisp pop.
Great for beginners to pro level skating at an awesome price. Works well in the streets, skateparks, pools, freestyle, bombing hills or just pushing to the store.
Premium quality, 7 ply hard-rock maple, made right.
Powell Peralta Steve Saiz Totem Pink Skateboard Deck - 10 x 30.81 DVS Co.
In the late 1980's, Powell Peralta had an established vert team that was maxed out with the likes of Tony Hawk, Steve Caballero, Mike McGill and Lance Mountain. In an effort to expand the companies pro roster to include the growing "Street-Style" market, they began adding new "street" pros. After Tommy Guerrero it was Mike Vallely, then Ray Barbee. The fourth Powell-Peralta Street pro to receive a deck model was Long Beach local, Steve Saiz. His Native American "totem pole" graphic was the second illustrated by newly acquired artist Sean Cliver in 1989. Saiz continued to skate for Powell-Peralta into the early 1990's until his knee unfortunately gave out.
Originally Released: 1989
Artwork by: Sean Cliver
• Fluorescent Pink top/rails
• Original concave and "Long 4" truck hole pattern
Powell-Peralta™ Re-Issue Construction
Powell-Peralta re-issue decks are close reproductions of their 1980’s counterparts, featuring the original top and bottom graphics, shape and concave. Made with our partner in Mexico. Materials include U.S. hard rock maple and glue that meets our specifications, warranted against delamination for their useful life. Shape and graphics created in Santa Barbara, CA.
DESERT VALLEY SHOP DECK SIZE 8.38 METALLIC BLACK MADE IN CALIFORNIA SKATEBOARD DECK DVS Co.