Looking good on your skateboard is part of the fun of the sport, from the sneakers all the way up to the top of your head. But it’s not always about fashion over function. Skate hats serve one major purpose: keeping your head cool, wicking away moisture and blocking out the sun. For those who have long hair, hats help by keeping your locks from flailing as you move at a fast pace. That’s why we compiled a short list of some of the best hats for skateboarding.
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1. Brixton Men's Oath Iii
The Oath Iii model is part of the brand’s original collection. The hats are designed in a six-panel cut and acrylic wool cap with a custom embroidered patch.
Pros: The snapback is constructed with a medium profile and structured crown for a sharp look. It’s hand washable and available in 49 colors.
Cons: The crown might run slightly large, so size accordingly.
2. Lindo Trucker Hat
Keep things cool in this hat, which features mesh panels to give your head breathing room.
Pros: The hat is engineered with comfort in mind. Your purchase supports domestic employment as the embroidery, patches and more are done in the U.S. while other parts of the manufacturing process are done abroad. You can shape the bill to you preference.
Cons: Hat size runs small.
3. Adidas Originals Snapback Flatbrim Cap
The had is constructed with 68% Acrylic, 20% Cotton, 12% Wool and a durable six-panel silhouette. Other design features include color under the brim and large trefoil embroidery on the front.
Pros: The hat is designed with a high crown silhouette, and snapback closure. It’s hand washable and comes in a large assortment of colors.
Cons: It runs slightly large, so adjust accordingly.