Founded by George Powell and Stacy Peralta in 1978, Powell Peralta is a skateboard brand and company that owns Bones Bearings. Their mission is to build the best skateboard products possible while keeping skateboarding fun. The company takes its name from its founders: George Powell, the Godfather of skateboard manufacturing, and Stacy Peralta, a skateboarding legend and film producer. Powell Peralta is well known for their signature art styles featuring skeletons. Their renowned designs include the Tony Hawk Iron Cross and the McGill Skull. Powell Peralta skateboard decks are made of hard 7 ply maple and are AirLam™ pressed for strong durability.