Anti Hero BA FLYING COLORS Brian Anderson Skateboard Deck 9.25″ is a deck for Summer 2017. This shape has been designed off of the Jeff Grosso shape, but for street skating. Furthermore, since Brian Anderson has come out of the closet, he hasn’t been shy to include that in his board graphics. Rather, politicly charged graphics and ads are common for Anti Hero.
Anti Hero is an american skateboard company based out of the San Fransisco Bay Area. Also know as “The 18” do to the placement of their letters in the alphebet. The 18 was founded by pro skater Julien Stranger in 1995. Stranger perceived skateboarding as “stale” durring the early to mid 90s. Hence Stranger has explained the original concept that underpinned AntiHero in the following manner: “Oh, there’s was no concept…”
In conclusion Anti Hero has become one of the largest skateboard companies world wide. Rather this is opposite of how they advertise themselves. Often having comentary of a nilistic view towards large corporations and burocracy. Especially relevant is that they are seen as one of the more “core” and/or “hesh” skateboard brands. Most noteworthy is that Anti Hero not only puts a brand image they are seen as, in media, the skate industry, and by most skaters as “A skaters skate company”