Buy Adidas Skateboarding shoes and clothing including t-shirts, shirts and jackets. Adidas entered the skateboarding market in the late 2000s, and have built up a loyal following amongst those who skate their shoes due to their consistent reputation for producing skate trainers that are both functional and durable. The company boasts an extremely formidable team of international heavy hitters, and does particularly well through its long time association with the Godfather of Modern Street Skating, Mark Gonzales.
The Adidas Skateboarding team has gone from strength to strength, now boasting an epic international team that includes all terrain devastator Dennis Busenitz, bespectacled Spanish tech wizard Raul Navarro alongside England’s Chewy Cannon and Benny Fairfax, both of whom ride for UK skateboard brand Palace.
Other absolute legends that have been brought under the wing of the Adidas Skateboarding team include powerful Canadian Kevin Lowry, Australian gnar-tech connoisseur Dennis Durrant and the current King of French Skateboarding Lucas Puig.
Mark Gonzales has spent more than 15 years riding for Adidas, having been part of the brands earliar forays into the skateboarding market and remaining on favourable terms with them all the way up until the present day carnation of the brand. His unique outlook on life and distinctive drawing style has helped push the visual direction of the brand, with his trademark scrawlings and cartoon-style etchings adorning many Adidas Skateboarding product details including sneaker tongues, t-shirt designs and jacket patches.
The Adidas team are very active and are constantly touring the world and producing high quality online video releases, featuring skate locations as diverse as Madrid, Montreal and Mexico City. Their European skate team have also produced a full length DVD in 2009 entitled ‘Diagonal’.