Rip it up on a budget with new Hard Rock Maple team shapes by Santa Cruz Skateboards. The Latest Hard-Rock Series by SC features 7.75", 8.0" as well as two different 8.25" sized decks designed for an all around ripper who wants to hit the skatepark and streets. What's the deal with Hard Rock Maple? “Hard Rock Maple” trees grow in the arctic freeze zones of the planet, so with temperatures like that, you know these boards are stiff. Great wood at a great price for any type of skater.