Verdict from +100 user reviews

11 reasons to buy

  • A large percentage of the reviewers found the DC Court Graffik comfortable.
  • This pair runs true to size. 
  • This shoe is found at an affordable price range.
  • Available in multiple colorways.
  • The majority of reviewers praised the superb cushioning of the Court Graffik.
  • Hardcore Thrashers commended the sturdy outsole of this shoe.
  • Many users lauded that this sneaker is easy to clean and maintain.
  • This shoe has impressive durability, said many users. 
  • Some wearers shared that they use this pair for activities that require standing for a long time without experiencing pain.
  • This shoe is suitable for wearers with wide feet, said a handful of reviewers.
  • A handful of users mentioned the versatility of this shoe. 

4 reasons not to buy

  • Few users griped about the chunky profile of the DC Court Graffik.
  • A couple of reviewers criticized that this kick is tad heavy.
  • Quite a few did not like this pair’s insufficient ventilation.
  • Some disclosed that this sneaker has poor arch support.

Bottom line

The Court Graffik displays well-padded footwear providing maximum protection and comfort on and off the board without sacrificing polished style. This kick boasts its durability and excellent cushioning for the difficult tricks that can withstand the hardwearing skateboarding stunts. 

This wallet-friendly sneaker has a wide selection of colorways and design to choose from. With its optimal support, comfort, and trendy look, the DC Court Graffik will get its wearers covered on and off the board.

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Good to know

The DC Court Graffik features a design with ultra cushioning all over the profile. The brand inserted superbly padded mesh tongue and collar keeping feet safe during the high jumps. Meanwhile, the lace-up closure provides secure fit and support confidence to the skaters.

The Court Graffik has removable insole giving the option for wearers to replace it with their preferred orthotics. Additionally, the low-top profile maximizes the range of motion apt during the board tricks.

This shoe runs true to size, and many wide-footed buyers vouched for this shoe's comfortable fit. 

The low-top DC Court Graffik displays heritage profile with high-quality materials allowing skaters to look and feel confident. It has technical skating design with high-quality upper gives a plush look with an athletic touch. The bold graphics on the side with stabilizing features and grippy sole ensure that the wearer will always be in style - on and off the four wheels.

This shoe is available in several colorways giving buyers liberty to choose their preferred style. Skaters and non-skaters style their Court Graffik with almost any casual ensemble while skaters commonly style this with baggy jeans or skinnies paired with plaid polos over their tees and a cap finishes off their overall Thrasher look.

One would not miss spotting the bold DC Star emblazoned on the lateral side of the DC Court Graffik shoe. This feature continues to impress many buyers and serves as the iconic feature of the DC Court Graffik.

In 1993, Damon Way and Ken Block began conceptualizing footwear that will make a remarkable change in the skateboarding footwear's style and performance. In June 1994, Way and Block together with professional skater Danny Way launched the DC Shoes in California, USA.

During the mid-90s, the brand exponentially grew as the number 1 skateboarding brand and was able to reach the national stage by acquiring mall-based distributors. DC, later on, started providing footwear for extreme sports, such as skateboarding, snowboarding, surfing, motocross, and BMX with a high level of technologies, such as the heel support and Unilite soles.

DC Shoes was acquired by the Quicksilver company in 2004. The brand underwent reconstruction, and a new skateboard team was launched headed by the professional skater Steve Berra. DC was the first skateboarding company to use professional endorsements. In 2012, the brand finally introduced a collection exclusively for their women patrons. This line consists of footwear, apparel, accessories, and other soft goods.

Today, DC is one of the leading producers of high-performance skateboarding shoe. The brand has expanded their products to lifestyle footwear, apparel, snowboards and cleats, outerwear, and accessories for men, women, and kids for various extreme sports. Until today, DC stays authentic to its fundamental mission which is to make a significant change.

The DC Court Graffik is one of the renowned DC silhouettes that stormed the skateboarding domain. It displays premium materials with ultra padded collar and tongue for the outstanding comfort and support on and off the board.

  • This product weighs 567 grams.
  • The upper of DC Court Graffik is made of Nubuck leather.
  • It has well-cushioned footbed and fabric lining for added comfort.
  • It has the high-abrasion, sticky gum rubber cupsole with the "pill" pattern tread for added durability and enhanced traction.
  • It has vent holes for ventilation.
  • The ultra padded tongue has mesh cover for lightness.
  • It has elastic tongue holder found internally for added foot stability.


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