Skateboarders are just like anyone else - except they shred. So when it comes time to buying them a gift, you don't need to overthink it. Check out all the great gifts in this skater gift guide.
Whether you want to get a board, a t-shirt, new trucks, or some griptape - they'll be thankful for any gifts. Here are 40 of the best gifts to get a skater - that will be perfect for beginners, experts, or novices - skate on! 🛹
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40 Skateboarding Gift Ideas
These awesome longboards are perfect for cruising around on. They also have a huge amount of five-star reviews - which makes them an absolutely perfect gift for any serious skateboarder in your family.
If you want to slide - these are the skateboard wheels for you. It should be noted that you will likely slip a bit, so opt for the 70mm size - which will definitely make things easier.
Who doesn't love to have their own tunes playing, when they skate? These AirPods make everything wireless, and they'll stay in - no matter what crazy maneuvers you try to pull off.
These axle nuts are perfect for any skateboarder. They also have a ton of stellar reviews, so they make a perfect gift for any skater in your family.
This awesome ramp set will allow you to hone your skills in your very own backyard. We would have killed to have something like this when we were kids - so we're glad kids these days can skate on something like this. Don’t forget your knee pads and elbow pads!
This awesome skate shoe has a metric ton of excellent reviews - plus they're super-comfy. We loved wearing them, and any skater will too.
If you want to grind at home, this is a perfect way to practice. You can do any tricks you can think of, and get better by the day - making this a true must-have for any skateboarder.
This incredible skateboard makes cruising around easy. With a ton of great reviews, and the ability to go almost 30 MPH - it's truly unbeatable.
This awesome book covers over 1,000 skateboarding graphics. Going all the way back to the 1980s, it goes over a ton of ground - and includes interviews with Ed Templeton, Tony Hawk, and many others. Awesome product for a stocking stuffer or any holiday gift!
You'll need to constantly wax rails and curbs, if you want to be able to grind them easily. This wax from CCS is a perfect choice - plus it's doesn’t hurt the wallet.
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This game is legendary - it's that simple. You can get the newest version, complete with updated graphics, for any console you wish.
If you skate often, your feet will definitely begin to feel the burn. These massaging gel insoles will take some of the pain away - plus they're great for just day-to-day activity.
Every serious skater goes through a lot of decks. These blank decks are affordable, well-made, and make it easy to get a new ride going quickly.
These bearings are of great quality, and are also very affordable. Every skater needs new bearings eventually - so these make for a fantastic gift option.
These are the shoes that everybody loves. Any skater who is worth their salt will recognize these classic shoes - they've been big since the 80s.
This complete skateboard comes fully assembled, and it makes it easy to start skating. We also love the price, which makes it perfect for any beginner.
Every serious skateboarder needs stickers - and this 100 pack is a great value. We love the variety here, and the price is also unbeatable.
If your skater needs a new pair of shoes - this is a great choice. DC always makes quality shoes, and it's easy to see why, with this eye-catching pair.
If you like skating at night, being seen is super important - these lights are a perfect choice. There also backed by a ton of five-star reviews - meaning these lights will hold up well, no matter what you throw at them.
This awesome backpack is super useful. Not only will you look cool while you transport your board, extra set of skateboard bearings, or a hoodie - you can also charge your phone while you do so - and it's also backed by a ton of great reviews.
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With this 4-sided pyramid ramp kit, you can create a number of different setups. Sturdy and functional, this set is perfect for practicing all of your tricks.
Perfect for beginners, these skater trainers will help you learn tricks faster. Build your confidence and improve your balance with this great accessory.
A unique gift, this beanie allows you to easily listen to music while you skate. The beanie is great quality, and you can choose from a variety of colors.
This awesome LED light kit will light up your board at night. A great buy for any night riding enthusiasts.
This skateboard organizer is potable and easy to use. Your board will be protected and stay in place. We also love the price and the fact it works for a cruiser skateboard too.
This skateboard T Tool is an essential tool to carry with you when you are on the go. We love the selection of colors to choose from and it easily fits in your pocket.
Any skateboarder will love to add this t-shirt to their collection. It’s soft, durable and affordable.
This set of protective gear is comfortable and will keep you safe. JBM uses high quality, durable materials and It’s easily adjustable to fit kids and adults.
Ronye’s skateboard backpack has lots of zippers and pockets to hold all your gear. Most importantly, it make it easier than ever to carry your board wherever you need to go.
The Lego City Skate Park is a fun toy that any skateboarder would enjoy. It’s an amazing Lego set that brings to life all the details found in a real skate park.
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Naturally every skateboarder gets some scrapes, so this first aid kit will be great to have on hand to treat any minor injuries. Comes with 312 pieces in a compact pack.
This 3D Skateboard lamp is an awesome way to decorate your desk or can be used as a nightlight. It’s a unique gift for anyone passionate about skating.
We love the style of this iPhone case that is made from high quality skateboard wood. It will feel great in your hands and protects your phone.
A higher-end gift, the GoPro Hero 5 will allow you to capture all your tricks on video. It’s also very easy to mount and use.
Soundcore’s bluetooth speaker will help bring the party to the skate park. It’s waterproof and lights up to the beat of the music.
We love the style of this windbreaker. It a great addition to your wardrobe for protecting you from the elements as you skate.
This mini fingerboard skateboard ramp kit is a fun accessory for any kids interested in skateboarding. Create different setups with the ramp and let your imagination run wild.
These skateboard gloves will protect your hands and give you support while skating. They are very comfortable and easy to adjust.
Bones Skate Bearings cleaning kit makes skateboard maintenance a breeze. You will be able to easily clean any board.
If you get holes in your skate shoes, this will easily fix it. Shoe Goo bonds, protects and rebuilds for a long lasting repair. Your local skate shop most likely carries it.
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What Gifts Do Skateboarders Love?
As long as it has something to do with skating - you're probably okay. Most skateboarders are just looking for something to further their craft - whether its an old school or new school skater, chances are they won't be too picky.
Other Factors To Consider
The best gifts for skateboarders include skateboard helmets, skateboarding shoes, skateboard stands and other skateboard accessories. Avoid cheap skateboard accessories from Amazon, which might not be the best quality.
Books or accessories that will help your skateboarder learn new stunts and skateboard tricks also make great gifts. We think something simple (like scooters) can still be a great gift for any skateboarder out there.
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The Bottom Line - 40 Skateboarding Gift Ideas [Perfect For Any Rider]
There you have it - 40 awesome gift ideas for the skater(s) in your life. Whether it's a complete board, a ramp, or even a t-shirt - we've got you covered.
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Skateboarders just want to have a good time - most never turn pro. So don't overthink your gift, a hoodie or even a thrasher magazine, just get them something you think they'll like - and they probably will.