Description: The Independent Stage 11 AVE Trucks are Skater the Year, Anthony Van Engelen’s first pro model truck for Independent. Established in 1978 and based in Santa Cruz, California. Independent is one of the longest running truck manufacturers in skateboarding to date. Now manufactured in San Francisco and distributed by NHS. Features: Skater of the Year Anthony Van Engelen Pro Truck. Axle width: 139mm. Hanger width: 127mm. Height: 55mm (from baseplate to centre of axle). Stage 11.