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Natas Kapaus Skate Art: NHS Archives

Treasures of the NHS Secret (Skateboard) Archives: Natas Art

Everyone knows Sean Cliver. Sean was one of the artists who came on board with Powell Peralta in the late 1980’s and is responsible for graphics like the Ray Barbee “Rag Doll” and Steve Cabellero’s “Ban This” deck — not to mention numerous other epic decks from the 1990’s and up to and including our …

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Rare Red Santa Monica Airlines Natas Kaupas Deck

Rarely Seen Red Santa Monica Airlines Natas Kaupas Deck

Recently, this rarely seen red Santa Monica Airlines Natas Kaupas deck (from the pre-Santa Cruz era) came up via the good folks at the Skateboard Museum in Switzerland. One more commonly sees this particular deck in either a black or white dip and, as such, I couldn’t resist sharing this image here for your enjoyment …

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Natas Kaupas, Lance at the Skateboarding Hall of Fame

Natas, Lance at the Skateboarding Hall of Fame

Recently the Skateboarding Hall of Fame (and Museum) in Simi Valley, Ca. inducted Natas Kaupas and Lance Mountain into the same — an honor that certainly both are more than deserving of. Here are their acceptance speeches (I would have loved to have heard Skip Engblom’s introduction of Natas.)   Join the conversation on our …

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