The most famous skateboard brands in the world

July 21, 2020 | Skateboarding
Skateboarding: there are hundreds of skate brands in the market | Photo: Shutterstock

Skateboarding has become a global industry with multiple brands popping up all over the world.

There are hundreds - if not thousands - of micro, small, medium, and large skate companies operating in a highly competitive market.

The skateboarding industry is worth between $2.5 billion and $5 billion annually, with over two-thirds of skaters opting for shopping with small or local companies.

With between 10 and 20 million active skateboarders worldwide, most brands rely on apparel to keep afloat.

Around 50 percent of all sidewalk surfers are based in the United States, so it's no surprise most skateboard logos have their headquarters in America.

Explore the most comprehensive list of iconic skateboard brands available online. Find the top best-established skate companies in the world:

Santa Cruz Skateboards

Santa Cruz Skateboards

Founded: 1973
Headquarters: Santa Cruz, California
Products: Decks, Wheels, Clothing

 

Powell Peralta

Powell Peralta

Founded: 1976
Headquarters: Santa Barbara, California
Products: Decks, Completes, Wheels, Griptape, Clothing

 

Girl Skateboards

Girl Skateboards

Founded: 1993
Headquarters: Torrance, California
Products: Decks, Clothing

 

Anti-Hero Skateboards

Anti-Hero Skateboards

Founded: 1995
Headquarters: California
Products: Decks

 

Enjoi

Enjoi

Founded: 2000
Headquarters: Los Angeles, California
Products: Decks, Clothing

 

Baker Skateboards

Baker Skateboards

Founded: 2000
Headquarters: N.A.
Products: Decks, Clothing

 

Real Skateboards

Real Skateboards

Founded: 1991
Headquarters: San Francisco, California
Products: Decks

 

Polar Skate Co.

Polar Skate Co.

Founded: 2011
Headquarters: Malmo, Sweden
Products: Decks, Clothing

 

Welcome Skateboards

Welcome Skateboards

Founded: 2000
Headquarters: Lake Forest, California
Products: Decks, Completes, Wheels

 

Quasi Skateboards

Quasi Skateboards

Founded: 2015
Headquarters: Dayton, Ohio
Products: Decks, Clothing

 

Element

Element

Founded: 1992
Headquarters: Irvine, California
Products: Decks, Completes, Wheels, Trucks, Griptape, Clothing

 

Alien Workshop

Alien Workshop

Founded: 1990
Headquarters: Dayton, Ohio
Products: Decks, Wheels, Trucks, Griptape, Bearings, Clothing

 

Birdhouse Skateboards

Birdhouse Skateboards

Founded: 1992
Headquarters: Vista, California
Products: Decks, Completes, Clothing

 

Bones Bearings

Bones Bearings

Founded: 1983
Headquarters: Santa Barbara, California
Products: Bearings, Clothing

 

Creature Skateboards

Creature Skateboards

Founded: 1994
Headquarters: N.A.
Products: Decks, Clothing

 

DC Shoes

DC Shoes

Founded: 1994
Headquarters: Huntington Beach, California
Products: Shoes, Clothing

 

Globe

Globe

Founded: 1985
Headquarters: Melbourne, Australia
Products: Decks, Completes, Wheels, Shoes, Clothing

 

Independent Trucks

Independent Trucks

Founded: 1978
Headquarters: Santa Cruz, California
Products: Trucks, Bearings, Clothing

 

Skullcandy

Skullcandy

Founded: 2003
Headquarters: Park City, Utah
Products: Audio

 

Sk8Mafia

Sk8Mafia

Founded: 2005
Headquarters: San Diego, California
Products: Decks, Clothing

 

Spitfire Wheels

Spitfire Wheels

Founded: 1986
Headquarters: San Francisco, California
Products: Wheels, Clothing

 

Toy Machine

Toy Machine

Founded: 1993
Headquarters: San Diego, California
Products: Decks, Clothing

 

Vans

Vans

Founded: 1966
Headquarters: Costa Mesa, California
Products: Shoes, Clothing

 

DVS Shoes

DVS Shoes

Founded: 1995
Headquarters: Westminster, California
Products: Shoes, Clothing

 

Etnies

Etnies

Founded: 1986
Headquarters: Lake Forest, California
Products: Shoes, Clothing

 

Krooked Skateboarding

Krooked Skateboarding

Founded: 2002
Headquarters: N.A.
Products: Decks, Clothing

 

OJ Wheels

OJ Wheels

Founded: 1974
Headquarters: N.A.
Products: Wheels, Clothing

 

Royal Trucks

Royal Trucks

Founded: 1997
Headquarters: Torrance, California
Products: Trucks, Clothing

 

Santa Monica Airlines

Santa Monica Airlines

Founded: 1978
Headquarters: Santa Monica, California
Products: Decks, Clothing

 

Sector 9

Sector 9

Founded: 1993
Headquarters: San Diego, California
Products: Decks, Completes, Wheels, Trucks, Griptape, Bearings, Bushings, Protective Wear, Clothing

 

Volcom

Volcom

Founded: 1991
Headquarters: Costa Mesa, California
Products: Clothing, Shoes

 

More Skateboard Brands

101 Skateboards
1031 Skateboards
187 Killer Pads
5Boro
ABEC 11 Wheels
Ace Trucks
Adio Footwear
Aesthetics Skateboards
Airwalk
All I Need Skateboards
Alltimers
Almost Skateboards
Altamont
Aluminati Skateboards
Alva Skateboards
American Skate
Andale Bearings
Angelboy Skateboards
April
Arbor Skateboards
Arise Trucks Mfg.
Atlas
Avera Skateboards
Bacon Skateboards
Banana Board
Bear Trucks
Beerings
Bennett Trucks
Bern Safety Gear
Black Label Skateboards
Black Magic
Blank Skateboards
Blind Skateboards
Blood Orange
Blood Wizard Skateboards
Boardstix
Bones
Bones Bearings
Bones Brigade Skateboards
Bootleg Skateboards
Brixton
Bro Style Skateboards
Bronson Speed Co
Bubble Gum
Bullet Skateboards
Bumbag
Bustin Boards
Byrd Hairdo Products
C1RCA Footwear
Cadillac Wheels
Caliber Truck Company
Canal
Capix
Cheap Blank Skateboards
Chocolate Skateboards
Chrystie NYC
Churchill Manufacturing
Clearance Skate Shoes
Cliche Skateboards
Cloud Ride
Colorado Skate Shop
Converse
Cortina Bearing Co
Crailtap
Cruise Candy
DGK Skateboards
DIY Skate
Daddies Board Shop
Dark Seas
Darkroom
Darkstar Skateboards
Dear Ohio
Deathbox Skateboards
Death Lens
Deathwish
Deathwish Skateboards
Deca Skateboards
Decade
Deckcrafters Chuck Hults
Dekline
Deluxe Distribution
Destroyer
Destructo Trucks
Dial Tone Wheel Co.
Diamond Supply Co
Dickies
Divine Urethane Company
DNA Skate Co.
Dogtown Skateboards
Don't Trip Trucks
Dooks
Doomsayers Club
Dope Skate Wax
Duffs
Dusters
Earth
Elephant Skateboards
Emerica
Es Footwear
Essentials
Etcetera Skateboards
Evisen Skateboards
Ezekiel
FDK Bearings
FKD
Fallen
Famous Surf
Fancy Lad
Five Points Skates
Fixer
Flip Skateboards
Footprint Insoles
Foundation Skateboards
Fourstar Clothing
Freestyle World
Freshpark
Fuel Clothing
G-Form
Glassy Sunhaters
Gold Cup Cruisers
Good Worth & Co.
Gravity Skateboards
Grind King Truck Co.
Grind Queen Apparel
Grizzly Grip Tape
Gullwing Truck Co.
HUF
Habitat Skateboards
Happy Hour Skateboards
Hard Luck MFG
Hawgs Wheels
Heritage
Heroin Skateboards
Holesom
Hookups Skateboards
Hopps
IPath Footwear
Illegal Civilization
Industrial
Jessup
Jet Skateboards
Krux Trucks
Kurb Socks
Lakai Limited Footwear
Lake Skateboards
Landshark Wheels
Landyachtz
Levi's
Lib Tech
Loaded
Loser Machine
Lovesick Skateboards
Loyal Laces
Lucky
Lurkville
MOB GRIP
Magenta
Matix
Matunas
Maxallure Skateboards
Mentality Skateboards
Meow Skateboards
Mini Logo
Minion Skateboards Company
Mizu
Mob Grip
Modus Bearings
Moonshine MFG
Moonshine Skateboards
Muir Skate Longboard Shop
Mystery Skateboards
NHS Fun Factory
NYC Longboards Skateshop
Nectar
New Deal
Nike Skateboarding
Nitro Bearings
NorCal
Numbers Edition
OC Ramps
Obey
Ocean & Earth
Official
Olney Manor Skatepark
Orangatang
Osiris Shoes
Paige Blank decks
Paradox Grip Tape
Paris Truck Company
Passport
Penny Skateboards
Phantom Trucks
Pig Wheels
Pimp Grip Tape
Pizza Skateboards
Plan B Skateboards
Politic
Popwar
Powell Skateboards
Powerflex Skateboards
Predator Helmets
Premium Skateboards
Prime Heritage
Primitive Skateboarding
Prism
ProTec
Psockadelic
Pyramid Country
Quickies Bearings
R.A.D.
RIPNDIP
Rad Railz
Randal Trucks
Raw Elements
Rayne
Rector
Reed
Reflex Bearings
Remind Insoles
Revelry Supply
Ricta Wheels
Riptide Bushings
Ritalin Bearings
Riviera Skateboards
Road Rider
Roger Skateboards
Roll Skate Shop
Roxy Hardgoods
Ruckus Metal
S-One
Sabre Trucks
Salt & Stone
Satori Wheels
Schmitt Stix Skateboards
Scram
Seek Skateboards
Send Help Skateboards
Shake Junt
Shark Wheels
Shipyard Skates
Shoe Goo
Shorty's Inc.
Shred Stickers
Shut Skates
Silver Truck Company
Silverback Skate
Sk8 Candles
Sk8 Kings
Sk8nuts
Sk8ology
Skanunu Lube
Skate Mental
SkateCity
SkateOne
Skater Made
Skeleton Key MFG
Skull Skates
Slave Skateboards
Smith Scabs Safety Gear
Socco Socks
Sour
Speed Demon Wheels
Speedlab Wheels
Stance
Standard Hardware
State Footwear
Stereo
Stinger Skateboards
StrangeLove Skateboards
Street Plant Skateboards
Suicidal Skates
Super Heat
TSG
Tactics
Tensor Trucks
Termite Skateboards
The Killing Floor Skateboards
The Quiet Life
Theeve Trucks
Theories
These Wheels
Third Kind
Thunder Trucks
Timeship Racing
Tracker Trucks
Traffic
Transportation Unit
Triple 8
Unit
VXB bearings
Vagrant Skateboards
Venom
Venture Trucks
Vicious Griptape
Vision Skateboards
Vision Street Wear
Wild Things
Wreck Wheels
XYZ Clothing
Yocaher Skateboards
Zero Skateboards
Zoo York Skateboards
Zoombang

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