The name Madrid has been an icon in the skateboarding industry ever since somebody decided to stick four wheels to a piece of wood. Jerry Madrid made the successful transition from surfing to skateboarding back before it became fashionable. Since then, Madrid Pro Designs has developed into one of the top leading deck manufacturers in the world.
Jerry Madrid started out shaping surfboards in his parents’ garage in Norwalk California. Skateboarding is an offshoot of surfing, so when the waves weren’t good, Jerry enjoyed riding the streets instead of the water. With his passion for shaping boards, it is no surprise that his shaping surfboards turned into shaping skateboards. Jerry Madrid started making skateboards out of fiberglass in the late 1960’s. He developed different types of laminations, shapes, and dimensions.
Madrid skateboards has since become Madrid Pro Designs, and has done nothing but achieve a well-respected and well-deserved name in the skateboard and surf industry. Madrid Pro Designs still uses our traditional recipe for making skateboards, with a few modern improvements here and there.