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About Powell, Powell Peralta and Bones:
Everyone knows Powell, Powell Peralta and Bones, but here is some history: George Powell studied engineering and began making homemade skateboards in 1957. In 1974, Powell's son came and asked for a skateboard. When Powell pulled an old one out of the garage, his son complained it did not ride smoothly. Powell became interested in skateboarding again, as he realized urethane wheels improved a skateboard's ride. With this prompting, Powell started making his own skateboards and wheels. He bought urethane and baked his own wheels. He also used some of new materials like aluminum and fiberglass to fabricate his own composite boards. One of the test riders of one of his flexible slalom boards was Stacy Peralta. Powell moved to Santa Barbara and started a skateboard manufacturing business. In 1976, George built the Quicksilver ProSlalom deck that he marketed through Sims. This was followed by the Quicktail. Powell also developed wheels and these were the beginnings of the Bones wheels you ride today.
When Powell joined with Peralta, they developed one of the most popular skateboarding company in terms of deck and wheel sales throughout the 1980s, producing the now famous Tony Hawk Iron Cross deck as well as the McGill Skull and Snake; Caballero Dragon; Lance Mountain Future Primitive graphics and the Ray Underhill cross graphic along with continuing to produce Bones wheels.??Today they now make the popular line of Bones Bearings, Bones wheels, manufacture great pool and longboard decks, and re-issue classic decks. In 2005, George Powell and Stacy Peralta teamed up once again to re-issue some of the original pro models under the Powell-Peralta brand. New reissues include models from Alan "Ollie" Gelfand, Jay Smith, Steve Caballero, Ray "Bones" Rodriguez, Frankie Hill and Ray Underhill. Some of Powell's amateur team has looked promising recently. Such as Mark Suchu who placed high in E.s skate. They have and do have too many pros to list!!!