Skateboarding is all about self-expression from the clothes, music, and down to the trick selection you decided to film for a video part. One trending self-expressive topic in skateboarding is whether you have a graphic on your grip tape or go with the standard blank sheet. Then there is the option of customizing your grip tape by cutting lines and shapes for a one-of-a-kind masterpiece. To get an idea of what the pros prefer, we asked skateboarders Heimana Reynolds, Jordyn Barratt, Jake Wooten, Dominick Walker, Gavin Bottger, Kelvin Hoefler, Steve Alba, Ryan Decenzo, and Manny Santiago how they like their grip tape jobs.

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