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Santa Cruz Skateboards
50th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, September 23, 2023

Santa Cruz Skateboards
50th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, Sep. 23, 2023

The Santa Cruz Skateboards brand, distributed by NHS, is the oldest continuous skateboard company in the world, founded by Richard Novak, Doug Haut, and Jay Shuirman. Starting with their first skateboard in 1973, they have grown into one of the most iconic brand names in skateboarding and a staple in the sport. Their “Santa Cruz Dot” and “Screaming Hand” logos have become synonymous with the Santa Cruz area.

  • 11am-9pm– Rides open!*
  • 6:30pm-7:30pm– “Mega Rail Slide” expo with top international skateboarders at Entrance 5
  • 8pm-9pm– Live concert by Dinosaur Jr. on Main Stage

*GIVEAWAY! First 500 guests to purchase or redeem a Ride Wristband at the Ticket Booth on Sep 23, 2023 will receive a free Santa Cruz Skateboards 50th Anniversary pin!

Screaming Hand Santa Cruz

Featured Skaters

  • Eric Dressen
  • Steve Alba
  • Erick Winkowski
  • Emmanuel Guzman
  • Jake Wooten
  • Rob Pace
  • Fabiana Delfino
  • Kevin Braun
  • Tom Asta
  • Maurio McCoy
  • Yndiara Asp
  • Blake Johnson
  • Jereme Knibbs
  • Justin Sommer

With Special Guests

  • David Gravette
  • Nora Vasconcellos
  • John Worthington
  • Chris Coulburn
  • Sam Hitz
  • Sheezy
  • Chris Cope
  • Jhancarlos Gonzales

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