Santa Cruz Releases Star Wars Skateboards

Posted: March 11, 2014 by kirisyko in Boarding, Skate boarding

The Action Update

If you like both skateboarding and Star Wars, well, you are not alone. Unbeknownst to us, the two pop culture phenomenons apparently go hand-in-hand; just ask Ryan Sheckler and Tony Hawk – two skateboarders who are, surprisingly, huge fans of one of movie’s biggest sagas. The folks at Santa Cruz Skateboards are honing in and cornering the Star Wars skateboarding market, teaming up with Lucasfilm to release a series of character inspired boards to be released this month.

“We just cold called Lucasfilm and they agreed to a meeting,” Santa Cruz Skateboards Art Director Lucas Musgrave told ESPN. “Then we learned that they’re coming out with the new series of movies and they’re looking for a way to bring those old characters back to a new audience and it all made sense.”

The Santa Cruz Star Wars collection features several skateboards and cruzers with original artwork from the films…

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