The Haroshi x USA Skateboarding Collection

March 01, 2022

The Haroshi x USA Skateboarding Collection

USA Skateboarding is proud to present our collaboration with artist Haroshi:

A celebration of skateboarding's Olympic debut at the Tokyo 2020 Games and a homage to the contributions from, and rich history of, skateboarding in both Japan and The United States—as well as the and the unity and friendships formed between skateboarders from both countries over the decades.

I like skateboarding.
Skateboarding has nothing to do with race, language, age, gender, or interstate conflict.
We as skateboarders have common values that enable us to understand one another simply by riding on boards.
Is there a skateboarder who has never been injured?
I believe there is no such person.
Skateboarders are always at close quarters with injury.
We overcome our fear, try new tricks, get seriously injured, and then we may think, “why not just stop skateboarding altogether?”
Still, we heal from our injuries again, and we become stronger the more times that we challenge ourselves.
It's a battle against yourself, and not others.
We should always compare ourselves today with ourselves tomorrow.
- Haroshi

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僕はスケートボードが好きだ。
スケートボードには人種も、言語も、年齢も、性別も、国家間のいざこざも関係ない。
ただスケートボードに乗っていれば分かり合える、共通の価値観が僕らにはあるのだ。
1度も怪我をしたことのないスケートボーダーはいるだろうか?
いるとしたら、いや、そんな奴はいない。
スケートボーダーはいつだって怪我と隣り合わせなのだ。
恐怖を克服し、新しいトリックに挑戦し、大怪我をして、もうスケートボードなんてやめた方がいいんじゃないか?と思っても、それでもまた怪我を治し、再び挑戦した回数の分だけ僕らは強くなる。
他者とではなく、自分自身との戦い。僕らが比べるべきはいつだって今日の自分と、明日の自分なのだ。
- ハロシ


The capsule consists of a deck, tee, graphic grip, hat, and sticker and is available now only on USASkateboarding.com!

Net proceeds from all USA Skateboarding merchandise goes to support USA Skateboarding and our team.