11 Perfect Holiday Gifts For The Female Skateboarder You Love.

Monday, December 2, 2019

Salt Rags Skate Decks - Quinne Flying high

Sun. Skate. Seventies - 100 Post Cards by Hugh Holland
Pro Skater, Alexis Sablone's New Shoe From Converse
Street Angel book by Jim Rugg

American Girl "Skatepark set"

Bronson Bearings x Nora Vasconcellos

Kevin The Unicorn Book
Lizzie Armanto Skate Deck by Birdhouse

Hugh Holland - Silver, Skate Seventies. Book
Nora Vasconcellos Stance Socks

Dusters x Girl is NOT a 4 Letter Word "re-issue" Cruiser ~ Photo Elise Crigar

Check out our holiday gift guide, full of rad ideas for the female skater on your gift list!

We've put together a list of 11 gifts, beginner to advanced, that any female skateboarder in your life would love to unwrap this holiday season!  All products shown above can be purchased online, so no rushing around from store to store, trying to hunt them down. Some sites are offering free shipping or discount codes as well. All products listed are things we put our trust in and have first-hand experience with.

Happy Holidays!!

1. Salt Rags Skateboards has the perfect board for your little mini shredder!  With kid-appropriate graphics and sizes for any young skater, these boards are sure to be a hit under the Christmas tree. Check out their site for the appropriate sizing for your little one!  $42.00


2. Sun. Skate. Seventies 100 Postcards by Hugh Holland -   Skateboarding culture of the 1970s is immortalized here by photographer Hugh Holland in this ideal gift format. These 100 colorful postcards celebrate the quintessential street style of young skateboarders honing their skills on asphalt streets and empty swimming pools. With their requisite tube socks and Vans, these young outsiders are masterfully depicted against a sometimes harsh but always sunny Southern California landscape. This chunky box is sure to delight fans of vintage photography, fashion, Los Angeles, Dogtown, and skateboarding.   $19.95


3.  Converse x Alexis Sablone dropped this beautiful creamy colored suede skate shoe earlier this year and our founder, Cindy Whitehead, has been wearing it non-stop. Super comfy and looks chic on and off your board.  This shoe comes in women's sizes 6.5-10  $74.95


4.  Street Angel Graphic Novel - Artist Jim Rugg has done it again! Jesse "Street Angel" Sanchez is a homeless ninja girl on a skateboard! In-between kicking ass and taking sandwiches - she fights bullies, street gangs, ninjas, the man, cocky superheroes, hunger, and the ninja industrial complex. She also rescues a stray dog, makes weird new friends, and saves Christmas!?! This collection includes all of Street Angel's Image Comics adventures plus a couple of extra stories and behind-the-scenes materials.

Did you notice that STREET ANGEL is rocking our GN4LW Skull tee? yeah!!   $19.99


5. American Girl "Skate Park Set" Snow Day? Skatepark rained out? Here's the perfect place for her dolls to “catch some air”! This 22-piece set includes -  A skate ramp with a built-in doghouse and a flip-up workbench for working on the board. A customizable skateboard. Four coral wheels and four green wheels that can be interchanged. Two coral trucks and two silver trucks that attach to the underside of the board. A teal helmet and matching elbow pads and knee pads. A grind rail for practicing tricks. Pretend skate wax to help the board slide on the rail. A sticker sheet for decorating the ramp and skateboard.     $100.00

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6. Bronson G3 Nora Bearings -in that awesome color purple that Nora loves these bearings make a great gift for any Nora fan. Great as a stocking stuffer too! They are even on sale right now!  $26.99

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7.  Kevin the Unicorn Book -  This fun kids book is written and illustrated by our rad friend  Jessika von Innerebner!  Everyone knows that unicorns are perfect. They are glamorous and glittery, and their smiles make rainbows appear! But Kevin is having a less-than-perfect day. First, he wakes up on the wrong side of the bed ...on the floor. Then he discovers that his mane is so wild that even his Super-Perfect-Hair-Day-Spray can't tame it. And the day just gets worse from there. Kevin does his best to keep his outlook sunny, but it's hard to keep smiling when everything goes horribly wrong!  

We also want to mention that one of the unicorns wears a GN4LW hat and rides a skateboard in this adventure - which we LOVE!      $17.63 hardcover or $10.99 for Kindle version


8. Lizzie Armanto Pro Model by Birdhouse - This professional-quality Birdhouse Skateboards Lizzie Armanto Cat Skateboard Deck measures 8" wide x 31.875" long and is ideal for every skill level, from beginner to pro. Birdhouse Skateboards Lizzie Armanto Cat Skateboard Deck is a totally versatile skateboard deck that's perfect for street, pool, park, and vert. It's rock-solid with tons of pop and ready for a staircase near you. Comes pre-drilled and ready to set up.   $60.00


9. Silver. Skate. Seventies. Book by Hugh Holland -  From 1974-1978 Holland captured it all, from his bird's eye view - sometimes in a van traveling with skaters, othertimes perched nearby as they carved up a backyard pool, ditch or skatepark.  It's interesting to point out, that these black and white images were taken in the very beginning, prior to his color work, when Holland was experimenting with photography techniques and capturing skateboarders as they too were trying out new terrain and creating a free flowing style that captivated the world. The stunning images show girls today how it was when skateboarding was in its infancy.  $37.67


10.  Nora Vasconcellos Socks by Stance any female skater in your life would love these rad socks with Nora's artwork on them. Super cushy for skating and they never slip down.  And who isn't a fan of Nora?  $19.95


11.  Dusters x Girl is NOT a 4 Letter Word "re-issue" Cruiser - just came out in time for the holidays. It rides like a dream and the graphics were done by GN4LW founder, Cindy Whitehead. This is the same cruiser board that Dusters x GN4LW did back in 2013 and it sold out fast - the new "re-issue" has updated features - check out the pink grip-tape!  $119.99 + FREE Shipping

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