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The Great Egret Skate Deck – PROMO VIDEO

Check out the PROMO video for our newest skate deck “The Great Egret” featuring GEAR team skater Josh Ybarra! Original board graphic by SketchyAdam. Music courtesy of Zogthorgven – “Buy More Ammo” (GEAR Remix) Board now available EXCLUSIVELY at RISE SURF skate shop in Clute, TX, and online at gearskateboards.com

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NEW BOARD REVEAL – “The Great Egret” by SketchyAdam

We have finally revealed our newest board graphic for 2022! “The Great Egret” featuring original artwork by SketchyAdam! Follow him on Instagram at and on Minds at Team rider Josh Ybarra was the first to see the finished product and set it up at the new local skate shop, Rise Surf Co. If you haven’t watched the “NEW BOARD REVEAL” video yet, check it out on our YouTube channel (and other video platforms soon)! ALSO – here’s our 90 second video promo for the new deck, featuring original music from our friends Zogthorgven! PLEASE SHARE FAR…

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Crypto Payments Temporarily Unavailable

Well, we were extremely excited when we could use Coinbase Commerce to accept crypto payments. Unfortunately, the website plugin that facilitates those transactions has experienced some weird glitches in recent updates, and was pulled from the market. We are looking into other options for accepting Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and other mainline cryptos, so look for this option again in the near future! In the meantime all other systems for credit card or PayPal payments are still available. Check back soon for upcoming product releases, and join our newsletter for all the latest!

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NEW LOCAL SKATE SHOP! – RISE SURF CO (Video)

NEW YOUTUBE VIDEO — “NEW LOCAL SKATE SHOP! – RISE SURF CO.” GEAR Skateboards is stoked to welcome the new local skate & surf shop to town — RISE SURF CO. located at 106 Dixie Drive in Clute, TX! Expect more videos featuring the new shop as our local skate scene around the greater Lake Jackson, TX area grows and expands in 2022!

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BOARD SETUP with Liberty Richo (VIDEO)

Get to know the GEAR skate crew in this FIRST in a series of board setup videos! Liberty Richo rides an 8.25 GEAR skate deck, with Thunder trucks, Slime Ball wheels, Spitfire Burner bearings, and Shorty’s hardware.

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GEAR SKATEBOARDS – 2021 UPDATE! [VIDEO]

Long overdue GEAR Skateboards 2021 video update! Check it out! Where have we been? What have we been doing? What’s next for GEAR Skateboards? Our website is back online, new video content in the works, and NEW PRODUCT coming in 2022! – Visit our website and check out the online shop: – Be sure to sign up for our newsletter for more updates! /newsletter

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Now Accepting Bitcoin and other Crypto Payments, courtesy of Coinbase!

We are extremely excited to announce that we can now accept Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies on our online Shop! With the increasing popularity of cryptos, this feature has been requested many times over the years. And now thanks to Coinbase Commerce, we can finally accept four of the top cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, and Litecoin. Please note that this payment method is still somewhat new, but so far seems to be running with no problems. If you run into any glitches with it during checkout, please let us know at sales@gearskateboards.com and we’ll get it resolved. If…

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FINALLY: the GEAR Skateboards website is back!

It has been close to 2 years since we went offline, first for a short personal hiatus from the biz, but then stayed offline due to the stupid COVID related supply chain problems. But now WE ARE BACK and at least have a limited amount of basic GEAR product available in our online shop — CHECK IT OUT! There’s still a lot of fine-tuning and other updates coming for the website, but we’re just happy to be operational again! There are also several brand new, truly gnarly board graphics coming down the pipe for later this year, and…

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In Loving Memory of Cody Edwards (video part)

UPDATE: If you would like to donate to help out Cody’s wonderful family during this extremely tough time, any amount you can afford to donate, no matter how big or small, will greatly help! The following GoFundMe link was set up by them, and goes 100% *directly* to them…. A million ‘thank you’s in advance… <3 gf.me/u/vyzaaw

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