Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Huge end of the world inventory blow out!!!! Buy now or Die!!! All orders recieve a free "survival patch"!!! Drop us a line via Facebook or an email from here....Hurry, sale ends 12/21/2012...

Monday, December 3, 2012

Big News Coming in 2013!

As 2012 comes to an end, we reflect on the fact that it really was rather lack-luster to say the least. That being said, look for some BIG changes coming in 2013, and some really exciting news! Merry Christmas, Happy New Year and see you in 2013. Look for a 2012 End of the World sale coming soon...

2013 Re-issue Decks:
Dave Nelson "Dead Roller Blader" graphic
Ben Butler "Pool Shape"
Looking to drop in mid to late January if all goes well (meaning we have the money to make'em).

Happy Holidays!

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Old Man Jam Series #5

Congrats to Sacrifice Veterano Richard Sanchez, second place!! Back Side Air Pedlow park.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Park Life: Jeff Greenwood

Sacrifice homeboy and Mr. Concrete Disciples himself showing that age is all in the mind...

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Park Life: Casey Mcmaugh

Front-side Boneless, still a classic...

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Street Life: Ricky Holderby

Sacrifice Team Rider Ricky Holderby goes balls out for this killer Brian Walnum snap shot. Look for Ricky and his motley crew lurking all over Oregon at this moment. Find'em and grind'em...

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Sunday, September 2, 2012

Dave Nelson part 2

 Sacrifice Pro Dave Nelson throws down on his original model while awaiting the re-issue....
Photo: Lars Greiwe

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Sacrifice "Dave Nelson" Re-Issue

That's right ladies and germs, The ORIGINAL Sacrifice Dave Nelson model will be re-issued in a limited run. This graphic is one of the most 'core' graphics Sacrifice Skates has come out with. More info on a drop date so stay tuned...

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

"Appetitive Behavior"

Sacrifice Pro and all around good guy Casey McMaugh has a new full part in the "Appetitive Behavior" video out now. Watch and enjoy!!

Friday, August 3, 2012

Soul Skating Los Angeles
Mando and all the vato locos at Soul Skating L.A. are now carrying the full Sacrifice Skates line up. Support skater owned shops and support skateboarding!

New Ad in LowCard

Sacrifice young gun Ricky Holderby gets the latest ad in Issue #44 Of LowCard. Learn it, Live it, Know it!

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Por Vida

Eric "Dirty" Sanchez shows his dedication to the cause vato style. Ride with us or collide with us!

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

10 Clips with Ricky Holderby

Rad little video thanks to our homeboys at Typical Culture, enjoy!

10 Clips - Ricky Holderby from TYPICAL CULTURE on Vimeo.

Friday, July 20, 2012

Richard Sanchez-Vans Combi

Sacrifice Veterano Richard Sanchez getting some runs in over at the Block of Orange.
Photo thanks to Lee Leal.

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

STREET LIFE: Casey Mcmaugh

This month Sacrifice Skates will feature "Street Life". Random photos of our team riders at random city street spots through-out California and the Mid-West. Tune in and stay connected!

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Sacrifice Skates Welcomes Ricky Holderby

Jesse Silva put this rad little video together of Sacrifice young gun Ricky H. Enjoy!!

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Casey Mcmaugh

                           Tail slide revert at the graffiti banks.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Soldier of the Month: Michelle Buck

This month's soldier is none other than Show Me Pools' Michelle Buck. This little chica has been down for Sacrifice since the beginning. Full dedication, no pads, grabber grinder at Hermann's Hole, enough said!
Photog: Keith Whetstone

Friday, June 8, 2012

Ricky Holderby now with Sacrifice Skateboards

It's official: San Diego young gun and all around ripper Ricky Holderby is now with the Sacrifice Familia. Ricky brings 100% dedication and a whole bag of tricks to the team! Bein Venidos a la Familia Vato. Look for a "Welcome" video featuring Ricky's shredding coming soon to the site. In the mean while here are a few photos to hold you over by Photog: Brian Walnum, Enjoy!!!

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Sacrifice Familia is Growing...

After years of keeping "the books closed", we re-open to add our first new team rider in some time. Look for the "official" announcement coming soon...
Build now for the future!

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

O.G. Sacrifice Sticker

These were going around in 2002, 10 years and still doing what we love!

Friday, May 25, 2012

Memory lane...

The Walrus's original I.D. card from PipeLine skate park circa 1985. Those were the days...

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Casey McMaugh

Sacrifice pro, Casey McMaugh, uses mother nature to her fullest.

Monday, May 21, 2012

Badlands Anniversary Bash - Upland, CA

So with some coaxing from my good friend, Jeff Greenwood from Concrete Disciples, I made it out to the Pipeline Skatepark Anniversary Bash in Upland, California. So glad I did! Between Tony Hawk's McTwist and Screaming Lord Salba runs it was epic! Check out this short vid courtesy of

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Rest In Peace: Mark from Pedro

Mark lost his battle with cancer, we will miss you brother. See you in skate heaven!

Friday, May 11, 2012

Veterano Style

Sacrifice team Rider Richard Sanchez throwing one up for the homeboys...New Model Out Now!
Photo: Eddie Hadvina

Monday, May 7, 2012

True Sacrifice

My lil' homie "Sweets" broke his arm bombing a hill. Skate hard or go home!

Friday, May 4, 2012

How it All Started...

I’ve been getting a lot of emails from people asking me about the true history of Sacrifice Skateboards and how it all started. So in the interest of truth, justice and the skateboard way here it is (as best I can remember):

In mid 1999 after a 7 year hiatus from skating I decided to get “get back into it”.  At the time skateboarding was still dead and I found it really hard to find any type of “big boy” skate to ride. So I started making my own boards. It was not easy and I only made a couple here and there, selling to just a few of the homeboys. After a while I ran into my good friend Lupe from Traffic Board Shop in East L.A. From there she introduced me to my compadre Mario and with both their help I started my first skate company.  That was in 2000. It started with blanks that were 8.5x32 with a 15” wheel base and stickers or stencils to place on the bottom as graphics. That went for a while and then I met my brother and best friend Mike Mckinnis. He was the first guy I ever sponsored and he did some killer graphics for me as well.  Around that time I met two of the biggest influences on me, Jeff Greenwood from Concrete Disciples and Bart Saric. They helped me develop my website, take photos, make ads and skate for me as well; two true renaissance men! During that time I was approached to sell off the name of the company, not by choice. After it was all said and done I had more monies to invest in a company that had no name and no direction, things sat in limbo for some time.  Enter Richard Sanchez. One day in early 2001 Richard and I were eating burritos after a skate session courtesy of my wife. As we babbled about this and that I said, “It takes a lot of sacrifice to do what we do at our age.” Then like a lightning bolt Richard says “Dude, Sacrificio Skates”.  I replied “Sacrifice Skateboards”. He drew the very fisrt Sacrifice graphic right there on my kitchen table on a napkin.

The rest is history...

In the decade plus I have been doing this I have met some of the greatest people in my life. I have mingled with skate legends and heroes from my youth. I have provided for my family and enjoyed life, all because of skateboarding.  Skateboarding owes me nothing and I owe everything to skateboarding.  There is a lot more to the story than this, but in the interest of time I have tried to keep it short and sweet. There are a few people I need to acknowledge from both past and present. Without these people Sacrifice would not be where it is today. So to the following, thank you for everything you have done and continue doing to help me keep this dream alive:

Keith Moser, Tom Ledin, Dave Deluna, Casey Mcmaugh, Chris Thatcher (R.I.P), Billy Deans, Nick Gates, Brant Austin, Hippy Shannon, Seffites, Jeff Roe (Fish Egg Films), “Fozzy” Mayfield, Dan Levy at JUICE, Mike Battle, Brent Callahan, Ken Hada, Jon Jarvis, Kilwag, Yunker, Darren Clum,  The Fresno Crew (Nate Malo, Josh “Peacock”), Mike Hamerla, Kyle Mitchell, All the Vegas Crew(Les, Brain, Kirk, Troy Lurker, Jensen, Paul Stanley, Pilot, Carl …),  Mike Carlson, Neil Heddings, Brock Essick, Ben Butler, East Coast Aholics, LOWCARD, Jolly Roger Skates, Show Me Pools, Dave Nelson, Jonny Manak, Pete Rodriguez, Eddie Alarcon, Typical Culture, Scooter, Concussion, Red Curbs, Confusion, Eddie Hadvina, Eric Dressen, Bar Fly, Eric Salazar, Dirty Sanchez, Joey Young, MRZ, Will Rise Tattoo, my man BJ Morrill, Matt Jenkins,  Brendan Klein, Eddie Hadvina, Joe Eale, PapaSmurf, Lake Owen Skate Camp, Chris Farrell, Chris Kelly, New Mexico Abe T,SLEESTAK, Serna Skate Clan,  AZPX, Gobber and all the Arizona crew, Cholo from SCUM, The homies from MSK, Rockabilly Willie, Andrew Quinonez, My wife (thanks for putting up with all the skateboard craziness), all my familia, all the team riders past and present and Jesus Christ my lord and savior whom without nothing is possible! To anyone whom I forgot, sorry!

Now Go Skate,

Rene “The Walrus” Morales

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Soldier of The Month: Carl Stephens

Carl blasts one ala Wagon Wheel. LVMF!

Monday, April 30, 2012

Chicano Style

Sacrifice Veterano Richard Sanchez Inverts for Cinco De Mayo!
Photog: Eddie Hadvina

Friday, April 20, 2012

The Walrus

Mad man pinner grind: Deluna Ramp
Photog: A. Quinonez

Dirty Dave Deluna

Frontside boardslide -Vegas.
Photog: A. Quinonez

Casey McMaugh

Feeble in a DIY deep in the IE
Photog: J. Budica

Wednesday, April 18, 2012


This is why Sacrifice has been around since 1999. People like this inspire us!! Damn I wish I was in Germany!

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

This Month's Soldier: Keith Whetstone

Keith of Jolly Roger Skates holds it down while picking his nose on the new Sacrifice Richard Sanchez Model.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Sacrifice Soldiers

Starting this month we will feature a photo of Sacrifice Soldiers holding it down in the field. This month soldier is none other than Vegas Veterano Brian Henson. Inverts ala Wagon Wheel. Send us a photo of you riding a Sacrifice Deck and get in on the action!!

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Richard Sanchez Takes 1st Place

Sacrifice Veterano Richard Sanchez takes 1st at the Old Man Jam at Pedlow Park.
Click here for the article.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Sanchez Veterano Decks Are In!!

The long awaited Richard Sanchez decks are in and ready to ship. These are extremely limited and are going fast. Available in the custom "filero" shape 8.758x32, 15" wheel base. Also our pool shape 9x32, 15" wheel base. Drop us an email for pricing. These boards have taken over 4 months to complete and are all shaped by hand. Buy or Die in 2012!!

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

New Shirts for 2012

Sacrifice "Whip-It" T's are now available in sizes XXL, XL, L, M, and S. Buy or die!! More info, drop us an email at Shirts are $20.00 shipped in United States only. Sorry, no over seas sales at this time. All original art by Team Rider Richard Sanchez. Look for his new model dropping very soon!

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Richard Sanchez Model Almost Done!

Boards should be ready to go in about 2 more weeks. Here is a little teaser of the top graphic. All original Sanchez art!! You know we are making T-Shirts out of this one. (Special thanks to Artist Tom Ledin for all his help in cleaning up the original hand drawn line art). Check out Tom's stuff at get ready cause this skateboard is like no other!!!!

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Lynch 1993

A public service announcement from Sacrifice Team Rider Chris Lynch. Live and Learn!

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Bowling For Blunts

Casey McMaugh bowls 100% style points on this one.
Photo: MRZ

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

From the Archives-Bart Saric Ad

One of the best ads Sacrifice ever came out with. Created by and featuring long time Sacrifice Veterano Bart Saric.

Monday, January 30, 2012

Salba Time

Salba is celebrating another year on planet earth. Come out and hang with a true skate legend and all around good guy! Much respect Salba! Not to mention Powerflex 5 is playing!

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Confusion Magazine and Dave Nelson

Sacrifice pro and multi-talented skater, Dave Nelson, has a great interview in the new issue of Confusion Magazine. Click here to read and enjoy!

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Tyler Cole Mini-Clip

Sacrifice young gun Tyler Cole gets down at Jurupa park with some of the homies, Enjoy!

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

McMaugh "Hello Tomorrow"

Here is Casey McMaugh's part from the new skate vid, HELLO TOMORROW. Enjoy!

Monday, January 16, 2012

McMaugh Keeping it Real

As you may know already, we at Sacrifice Skates don't care too much for all the bullshit going on in skateboarding today. We don't care about commercials with "Got Milk", the latest car ads and all the bling bull that goes along with what we love now-a-days. Mcmaugh doesn't care too much for it either. He'd rather skate his own, hand made skatopia. We agree 100%. Skate because you love it, not because you want something from it!!

Photo: AEM

Tuesday, January 3, 2012


Sacrifice Pro: BJ Morrill starts off 2012 the right way.
Photo: Abberant Clothing