Top 15: The best skateboard deck brands of the year
Have you ever wondered which skateboard deck brand is the best? If so, you are certainly not alone. Of course, we don't have a definite answer for that either. However, based on 2021 data, we can tell you which skateboard decks or brands are the most popular.
To do this, we checked sold decks, brand shop visits, search queries and other factors and created a list of the most popular deck brands. Check out the top 15 skateboard deck brands and find out if the small, independent or even long-established brands are among the best according to our ranking.
Our own brand, skatedeluxe, was not considered for the ranking. Still, we say thank you and appreciate the trust you put in our skatedeluxe decks!
By the way, below you can find out which deck brands were the most popular in previous years.
The top skateboard deck brands of 2021
The self-proclaimed outsiders in skateboarding find appeal, because Creature Skateboards is one of the most popular deck brands of 2021. Comic inspired designs, a passion for the gritty and tough skating are the cornerstones of the brand and make Creature boards coveted.» To the Creature decks
Technical street skating and clean graphics - the formula of April Skateboards works. Especially the April logo decks are popular and hence the brand of Shane O'Neill is again represented in the list of the top 15 deck brands in 2021.» To the April decks
Krooked Skateboards is the skate brand of legend Mark Gonzales and impresses with unique designs and a team of scene greats. With new additions like Eddie Cernicky and Matt Gottwig, the future of Krooked is in good hands.» To the Krooked decks
12. Sour Solution
Sour Solution from sunny Barcelona is entertaining our minds with playful, thoughtful deck graphics and skate videos, where the fun is clearly in the first place. The brand around Gustav Tonnesson, Tom Snape & Co. is once again one of the top deck brands in 2021.» To the Sour decks
11. Plan B
Joslin, Gustavo, Sheckler & Co. - Plan B has probably one of the most outstanding skate teams ever. The original brand has been convincing for years with street and vert skating that constantly pushes the boundaries of what is possible.» To the Plan B decks
"London's Finest" Palace Skateboards have not only released first class decks with typical graphics in 2021, but also made a name for themselves with the full length "Beyond The 3rd Wave". Palace definitely knows how to spark conversation and therefore represents in the list of the top 15 deck brands 2021.» To the Palace decks
9. Polar Skate Co.
Unusual shapes, graphics with high recognition value and a top-class team of international skaters - welcome to Polar Skate Co. Pontus Alv's brand is once again represented in the top 15 and probably won't be leaving anytime soon.» To the Polar decks
A brand like Hockey is hard to find. Founded by Jason Dill and AVE, always a bit on the dark & critical side, videos with VHS nostalgia and raw, hard street skating. Hockey is rightly among the top 15 deck brands, because it's anything but boring.» To the Hockey decks
A new entry of the most popular deck brands in 2021: Chocolate Skateboards. The sister company of Girl could convince with classic deck graphics, a tour video to Costa Rica and a young, motivated skate team.» To the Chocolate decks
Not only because of skate legends like Tom Penny, Lance Mountain or Arto Saari is Flip Skateboards one of the most popular deck brands. Originally from England, the company has been providing you with first-class decks and more for over 20 years.» To the Flip decks
Girl Skateboard decks were especially popular in 2021. Team rider Breana Geering graced the cover of Thrasher in October 2021 and timeless logos make Girl Skateboards one of the most popular deck brands around.» To the Girl decks
4. Anti Hero
There is no way around Anti Hero Skateboards. The brand with the iconic Classic Eagle logo is still one of the most sought-after deck brands. One of the best skate teams ever, hard skating and the high quality of Anti Hero decks know how to convince.» To the Anti Hero decks
3. Toy Machine
Two videos in one year, a team of young talents as well as well-known skate greats, and graphics by Ed Templeton himself. No wonder Toy Machine is back on top in 2021. Cheers to the Loyal Pawns!» To the Toy Machine decks
Element Skateboards are going their own way and it seems to be paying off. Interesting collaborations and diverse designs bring Element on place 2 of the top 15 skate brands of 2021.» To the Element decks
No "Baker Maker", but a precision landing in 2021 once again: Baker Skateboard decks are more popular than ever and the brand of Andrew Reynolds & Co. has provided fun skate edits, high quality boards and versatile graphics.» To the Baker decks
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