Our original boards were built using a limited supply of sustainably sourced Koa Wood, which is endemic to Hawaii. The Hawaiians used Koa to create the first surfboards 1,000 years ago, making Koa the legacy precursor material that led to modern boardsports.
For 20 some years, we’ve held onto a small amount of our original stock of Koa. At the double-decade mark, the time was right to crack open the vault and create some tributes to the craftsmanship traditions that underpin everything we do.
INSIGHTS into Arbor’s 20 year commitment to craftsmanship and environment in the production of the world’s best snowboarding and skateboarding products. A dedication that has ensured Arbor is synonymous with performance, quality, sustainable materials, and the preservation of the planet.
HIGHLIGHTS of life lived in the pursuit of snowboarding, skateboarding, and the good times that come with getting there, being there, and riding with friends. Moments brought to life by the athletes, artists, and ambassadors who share Arbor’s ethos and underpin our Collective.
The Arbor Collective was created by a group of us that grew up along the Los Angeles County Coast in the 80s. Life was about surfing, skating, and going for it as hard and often as we could. By the end of the decade we had all started snowboarding and quickly became fixated on the possibilities that this new sport had opening up.
Kyler Martz is a Seattle based illustrator, muralist, and tattoo artist, who mixes nautical, old-world, and organic themes to create unique icons from our storied past.
Thanks to everyone that came out for the grand opening of The Arbor Boardhouse in Truckee, CA. The celebration was characterized by good times, free beer, new friends, and lasting memories.
We wanted to send huge “Thanks” out to our customers, who through your purchases, just helped up plant 250 trees with our friends at The Arbor Day Foundation. The trees were part of the 470 acres of longleaf and loblolly pines they just planted at Bladen Lakes State Forest in North Carolina. They represent a
On April 5th, 2014, our friend – brother – son, Ian Imes was paralyzed by a hit and run driver while skating in Santa Monica, California. Ian is an important part of the skateboarding communities of Los Angeles and Boston and is known for both his skill and great attitude. Our purpose here is to
McDonald’s has a new Commercial for the Olympics that features our Venice Retail Showroom in it. Watch the commercial, and at :53 you’ll see some beautiful Arbor wood Products.