The Alva Metallic rocker is based on OG Alva shape with concave nose with a rocker. This board has a deep spoon front end with solid kick tail and a slight rocker towards the tail. The silk screen artwork features all metallic ink featuring white/black colorway with green classic Alva logo. This board comes pre-gripped with signature Alva grip.
The Metallic Rocker is an upgraded deck suitable for bowls, ramps, or cruising, giving the board an authentic O.G. look and feel. The Metallic Rocker is 10.75 inches wide,and has a 17.5″ wheelbase, a wider board that boosts confidence when riding transition and gives you more surface to work with.
Born in 1957 in Santa Monica, California, Tony was an original member of the Z-Boys skate/surf team when it was formed in the mid 1970’s. Tony is considered by many to be one of the most important skaters of all time .Tony’s intense surf style approach to skating ignited a flame that became the blazing fire that is modern skateboarding. Tony was one of the original backyard barge and charge pool skaters, and was the first person to ever be recorded doing a frontside air.
In 1979, at age 19, Tony started his own skateboard company to take his vision for skateboarding into his own hands and create an authentic brand. This company is still around today and is known simply as Alva Skates. Alva skates is one of the most legendary skateboard companies to ever exist, thanks to Tony’s specific brand image and the remarkable shapes and graphics they’ve created over the years. Alva has had some of the most influential, individualistic, and overall radical skaters of all time on their team. Featuring names like Bill Danforth, Eddie Reatugi, Fred Smith,Dave Duncan, John Tex Gibson, Craig Johnson, and Jeff Hartsel, just to name a few.
Alva has always had shapes and graphics that are ahead of the game, and extremely high quality. To this day Alva creates shapes that fit the individualistic needs of modern pool and transition skaters. The graphics are hand screened with beautiful colours, and the boards are sanded perfectly to feel just right in your hands. Alva truly a top of the line skateboard company, with the history and knowledge to back it up!
ALVA SKATES METALLIC ROCKER:
- Width: 10.75″
- Length: 34″
- Wheelbase: 17.5″
- Modern Concave
- Comes gripped with signature Alva grip
- Wheel Wells
- Metallic flake background
- Green classic Alva logo
- Original Art / Colorway
- Hand Silk Screened
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TONY ALVA AND DAVE HACKETT POOL SKATING 1981