Welcome Skateboards

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“Seriously, can we all stop taking this so seriously? It’s skateboarding, people… it’s supposed to be fun!” These are the first words in the about section over at Welcome Skateboards, sound good? Here’s a little more… “Lately it seems that there’s some sort of rule book governing the skateboarding world, turning something that’s inherently subjective and creative into something objective and monotonous. It doesn’t sit right with us” These guys certainly roll to the beat of a different drum, here’s a video part from Nolan Johnson pictured in the ad above who is the companies first pro…

Our covent Garden manager Dave sourced some of their boards for our store and they’ve done well, they have recently gone online. Their board shapes have an original bent too. We have the Squid on Vimana 8.25, this has a squared tail and an interesting nose. We have the Sloth on Waxing Moon V2 Shape 8.5 which has a similar tail but a long rounded nose and we have the Conjunction On Helm of Awe(sum) 8.4 which has a similar tail again but with a hammerhead nose. All of these boards feature hand drawn artwork. These are the first three shapes we have had in stock but we look to acquire more in the future. Welcome boards are available online here and from our Covent garden store. We’ll leave you with another part from their Monarchs of Magic video, this time it’s roller blade hand planting Erick Winkowski…