Street Artist ROA x The SK8room Limited Edition Skate Decks

To celebrate the launch of The SK8room, the first online platform to promote fine art skateboards around the world, the site teamed up with notorious street artist ROA on 3 variations of limited edition skateboard decks that will be available from the 11th of March. Twenty percent of all sales will be donated to Skateistan, a not-for-profit that teaches empowerment through skateboarding to children in impoverished countries like Afghanistan and Cambodia.

As the pioneer dealer for art on skateboards, The SK8room has created its own production line of high quality decks. Their first production is with the Belgian street artist ROA. Recognized around the world for his large scale, yet delicately detailed spray painted animals, ROA was chosen as the first artist collaboration because of his roots in skateboard culture and its cultural relevance to street art:

"I skateboarded as a kid. I grew up in the 80’s so skateboarding for me was one of the most important things as a teenager and it came together for me with graffiti and hip-hop culture. So it was really important and you see now it still influences me. Early Skateboard graphics of Powell and Santa Cruz had such a special meaning for me as a teenager to begin with and it is still a big part of my life. "

As part of the ongoing project, ROA and The SK8room traveled to Cambodia to visit Skateistan, a global nonprofit that works with youths from various socioeconomic backgrounds to build trust and skills through skateboarding, in order to leave a lasting impression on the country through their combined passions of street art and skateboarding.

Each of the 3 decks (Decay 1, 2 & 3) are printed at 150 ex. +15AP on 7 ply Canadian maple and measure 80x20cm. Each of the 3 versions are a limited edition of 125 signed in the deck boards and 25 hand signed decks. Unsigned decks cost 450€ and hand signed decks cost 950€.

Every purchase includes free international shipping and 20% of sales will be donated to Skateistan. The ROA x The SK8room skate decks will be available for sale only through beginning March 11.


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