Alphonzo Rawls has a long storied legacy in skateboarding that all started with H-Street in the late 80’s, when Mike Ternasky told Tony Mag about this young ripper at Mike McGill’s legendary skatepark in Carlsbad California.
They were both mesmerized by Alf style and totally unique approach to skateboarding, which is still glaringly obvious to anyone today. As if having H-Street level talents for riding a skateboard wasn’t enough, Alf turned out to be an amazing artist, who did many of H-Street graphics, including his own. Alf’s design prowess is also very much a factor that shapes skateboarding to this day.
This is an Original Re-Issue of Alphonzo first H-Street Pro Model, The Dough Boy, drawn by by the man himself. It’s made in California by Legend Skates and silk screened by Screaming Squeegees.
The deck features the old school hole pattern and is double drilled, which was a common design feature during this era of skateboarding, with street skating being ubiquitous and the need for a larger nose was being developed and nose slides and other modern street moves simply needed more nose while more traditional vert skaters wanted the larger wheelbase.
32 X 9.5 / NOSE 6.5, 6 / TAIL 6.5 / WHEELBASE 14, 14.5