If you’re a serious skater, you know how important it is to have all necessary skateboard hardware on-hand. Skateboard grip tape is just one of the numerous items a skate deck requires to be able to function properly. It is similar to sandpaper with adhesive on the other side that goes on top of the deck. It is used to prevent the skater from falling off easily while standing on the board and doing tricks. When you’re ready to buy and install new skateboard grip tape, Yakwax is the perfect place to get them. Browse our cool collection from iconic brands Bro Style, Diamond Supply Co., Mob Grip and Penny - all with amazing FREE UK delivery when you shop at Yakwax!
Skateboard grip tape is a must on your deck. It helps you stay on your skateboard and be in control while shredding. The most common grip tape is just black without graphics on the non-adhesive side. However, you will also find coloured and graphically designed grip tape by various brands.
Grip tape often measures 9-inches wide by 33-inches long and it is self-adhesive. It has a grainy texture to help the rider take control and traction of his skateboard. This grippy surface enables your board to catch and grab your feet’s movement.
For first-time users, here’s a step-by-step guide to help you put grip tape on your skateboard: