OJ Wheelshave been making excellent urethaneskate wheelssince the middle of the 80s already. The guys behind Santa Cruz decided to start their own wheel company, and OJ Wheels was born. Skaters likeNatas Kaupas, Christian Hosoi and Eric Dressenall skate on their team.Transition skatershave always been particularly big fans of OJ Wheels.
The Decline and Resurrection of OJ Wheels
Asstreetskating became more populartowards the end of the 80s, OJ Wheels started to disappear from the scene. It took until 2010 for Santa Cruz and the massive NHS Distribution Company to start thinking about a brand revamp and giving the label another try. Good thing they did! Thanks to solidanti-flat-spot formulas and increased durability, OJ Wheels started to be seen as anequally valuable alternativeto the giant Bones Wheels company. The new OJs are high-tech, modern and can appeal to skateboarders and longboarders alike.
The OJ Wheels Team
Wheneverhigh-quality materialscome back on the market, the pros wont be far away. OJ Wheels has aserious team: over 60 famous skaters skate for OJ. That includesWes Kremer, Geoff Rowley, Greyson Fletcher, Figgy, Ben Raemers, Jason Jessee and Marius Syvanen, among others.