Creature La Muerte Skate Deck Black 8.0 w/ MOB GRIP New one-off graphics on Hard Rock Maple by the fiends at Creature Skateboards. The La Muerte is designed to equally handle the streets or skate park. 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.