The Disposable Skateboard Bible: 10th Anniversary Edition

Sean Cliver (Author) Eric Simpson (Photographer)


Celebrate the 10th anniversary of the greatest skateboard deck compilation with this special print edition of The Disposable Skateboard Bible.

With the release of Disposable: A History of Skateboard Art in 2004, author Sean Cliver made a brilliant attempt at artfully cataloging every important skateboard deck ever released. In the process, he created a classic, but was left feeling less than satisfied. Ever the completist, the gaping omissions in the first book gnawed at him and drove him to envision compiling the ultimate encyclopedia of Skateboard decks. While Disposable was beautiful, capturing the essence of the aesthetic, The Disposable Skateboard Bible sets out to be the ultimate guide. The author's industry insider status (in 1989 he landed his first job as a designer at Powell-Peralta) allows him to guide readers through the culture and experience, the art and the mania of the skate world with authority and expertise. While the boards take center stage, fascinating vignettes and recollections by an A-list of skateboarding personalities from Tony Hawk to Mike Vallely, Mark Gonzales to Stacy Peralta and more.

Product Details

$45.00  $41.40
Gingko Press
Publish Date
October 01, 2019
9.2 X 1.2 X 10.8 inches | 3.9 pounds
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About the Author

Sean Cliver is a prolific multi-talented artist, producer writer and photographer. He landed his first job in the skateboard industry as a designer at Powell-Peralta in 1989. He went on to work as an editor at Big Brother magazine, a producer and writer for Jackass, Wildboyz and Bad Grandpa. Throughout it all he's consistently produced some of the most devious, demented and sought-after skateboard illustrations.
Eric Simpson acted as historical consultant for the BBC Grand Tours of Scotland programmes. He has written many books for Amberley. He lives in Fife and has an extensive collection of Scottish seaside memorabilia.