Alva vintage skateboard decks are so sought after that the 70s Alva skateboard decks design has been reissued. When buying, be sure to know whether you’re looking at a vintage 70s Alva deck or the reissue.
<h2>Vintage 70s Alva skateboard decks</h2>
Tony Alva is one of the legends of the skateboard world since the 1970s. In 1972, he joined the Z-Boys team of skateboarders with Jay Adams and Stacy Peralta. Skating in empty swimming pools, Alva and the Z-Boys stunned the world with their never before seen stunts. In 1977, aged 19, Alva set up his own Alva Skates. This was the first skateboarder-owned company to be run by a skateboarder and Alva was one of the first to use layered Canadian maple plywood in his decks. He was a member o Z-Boys.