3 Cool Jackets to Skate In

Confidence and performance have been known to go hand in hand. So feeling good in a look that shows off your style when you hit the skate park can’t hurt. With that in mind, we curated a list of a few of our favorite men’s sweatshirts for skateboarding. We’ve included various styles to consider, including a pullover hoodie, a zip-up and a classic crewneck. Ahead, you’ll find sweatshirts from popular brands like Adidas, Champion and skateboarding magazine Thrasher, which was founded in the early ’80s and has been dubbed the “bible” of skating.

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1. Thrasher Flame Pullover Hoody

Stand out at the skatepark with this heavyweight hoodie showcasing Thrasher mag’s classic flame logo.

Pros: This sweatshirt is rich in soft, breathable cotton with just 10% polyester for added durability and wrinkle-resistance. When it’s chilly out, the drawstring hood offers adjustable coverage while a sizeable kangaroo pocket provides a place to warm your hands. It comes in black, gray and navy.

Cons: Some may find it fits on the larger side.

Thrasher Flame Pullover Hoody
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2. Adidas Essentials 3-Stripe Zip-Up

Zip up this recycled polyester tricot jacket featuring a slim fit, Adidas’ iconic Three Stripes branding and a stand-up collar for lightweight comfort on warmer days.

Pros: This style comes in a wide range of sizes, including tall options. It’s also offered in a plethora of colorways. Side-welt pockets with zippers provide secure storage for your phone and more.

Cons: Some may prefer a roomier fit.

Adidas Essentials 3-Stripe Tricotot Jacket
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3. Champion Reverse Weave Crew

This heavyweight, cotton-rich crewneck features double-needle construction throughout and ribbed stretch side panels for improved mobility.

Pros: It’s available in a variety of colors and sizes. It’s also designed to resist shrinkage.

Cons: This style also may fit slightly large.

Champion Reverse Weave Crew
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