• Parallel Parking – Superpark 18

    The past two years, the crew from Arbor Snowboards have put together Superpark edits that have gone down in the books and this year is no different. Scotty Vine, Brandon Hammid, Curtis Woodman, Sammy Spiteri, Sean Whitaker, Yuma Abe, Erik Leon, and more showed up to Mt. Hood Meadows this May to pick apart the Superpark features and select creative lines, exhibiting the Arbor brand of Earth surfing, jump sending, and rail riding that typifies a solid Superpark offering. We are pleased to showcase the riding of this talented team in this edition of Parallel SUPER Parking.


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  • Parallel Parking – Boreal / Northstar

    Put on your dancin’ boots because it’s a Ta-Hoedown with the Arbor team at the prodigiously stupendous mountains of Boreal and Northstar. Featuring Ian Sams, Scotty Vine, Alex Hereford, Sean Black, Yuma Abe, Erik Leon, and Blake Axelson.


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  • Parallel Parking – Brighton

    Brighton Resort is covered in trees. It’s also covered in snowboarders. Coincidentally, last week it was also covered in snowboarders on snowboards made of trees. This video is a compilation of those tree board ripping riders having a good old time up at one of Utah’s most friendly resorts during the month of January.


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  • Parallel Parking – Bear Mountain

    Sitting parallel to the Venice Beach shoreline and the Arbor Snowboards headquarters is the San Bernardino Mountains, home of Bear Mountain.


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  • Parallel Parking – Mammoth Mountain

    Erik Leon, Ian Sams, Scotty Vine and a bunch of other wood-grain grippin’ fools parked the whip and whipped the park at Mammoth Mountain this November.


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  • Ian Sams 2013 Full Part is now live!

    After a season of Getting Lost With Ian Sams and Erik Leon and Austin Young through Montana, Minnessota, North Dakota, Michigan, Big Bear and Japan, the crew heads back to Venice, California, the home of Arbor Snowboards for a party the likes of which could only conclude these wild adventures in snowboarding. And now the moment we’ve all be waiting for… the conclusion of Getting Lost with Ian Sams Season 1 and the release of the Ian Sams Full Part.


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  • Breaking Bear: Episode Three “Pink Vines” has dropped!

    Check out Flux/Arbor riders, Scotty Vine, Erik Leon, Ian Sams, Blake Axelson, Robert Toste, Keoni Kaimuloa along with Shaun Murphy,
    Alex Hereford, Tyler Lynch and Ryan Tarbell in Flux Bindings new series Breaking Bear shot on location at Bear Mountain and directed by Matt Devino and produced by Brad Farmer.


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  • Getting Lost with Ian Sams: Episode 5

    In this episode, we follow Ian Sams as he prepares for, and competes in, Bear Mountain’s premiere event Hot Dawgz & Hand Rails with additional appearances by Erik Leon, Daniel Brown and Scotty Vine. Make sure you check back on Thursday, October 24th for the conclusion of Season 1 of Getting Lost With Ian Sams and his Full Part release!


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  • Getting Lost With Ian Sams: Episode 4

    Still lost in Japan, Ian Sams and Erik Leon connect with Yuma Abe and head to Ishiuchi Resort for a quick and dirty park session in between filming a couple of street spots. The boys stacked some clips for their full parts and had a blast taking in the unique culture of Japan. As can be expected with this crew, things got a pretty weird and sometimes out of hand along the way…


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  • Getting Lost With Ian Sams: Episode 3

    In this episode 3 of Getting Lost With Ian Sams, the crew heads to Japan with the Flux Bindings team and well, they can’t help but get lost in the streets, the powder and of every weird store, bar and restaurant along the way.


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  • Arbor Snowboards :: The SoCal Park Sessions

    Arbor team riders Robert Toste, Jake Schaible, Yosuke Hayashi, Yuma Abe and Ian Sams get together for the Arbor SoCal Park Sessions at Bear Mountain and Mountain high. Mad rippers… mad ripping.


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  • Getting Lost With Ian Sams: Episode 1

    Ian Sams is always somewhere. Somewhere is anywhere really… In his head, rolling up, and dropping in all qualify. We generally see him crushing it in Bear Mountain’s Sunday In The Park episodes, but this year, Sams is lost. We took him out of his element and on the road with friends to film for a full length video part dropping Fall 2013.


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  • Snap Shots: Ian Sams & Erik Leon

    Ian Sams and Erik Leon represent that unquestionable SoCal style that Arbor’s Icon snowboard series is largely based on.


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  • Arbor & Flux At Bear Mountain’s Hot Dawgz & Hand Rails

    Arbor Snowboards and Flux Bindings got together for their first ever collaboration video from Bear Mountain’s Hot Dawgz & Hand Rails featuring Ryan Tarbell, Erik Leon, Scotty Vine, Lenny Mazzotti, Chad Tarbell, Uma Abe, and Ian Sams.


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  • Arbor FACE/OFF At Cranmore

    Arbor Snowboards is proud to announce the return of the FACE/OFF amateur and open rail competition at Cranmore Mountain Resort in New Hampshire on Saturday, March 9, 2013.


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  • The Boreal Sessions

    Arbor Snowboards team riders, Ian Sams, Erik Leon, Scotty Vine, Mariah Dugan, Sammy Spiteri, and Brandon Hammid hooked up near Lake Tahoe, California for the Boreal Sessions!


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  • The SoCal Park Sessions

    Arbor team riders Robert Toste, Jake Schaible, Yosuke Hayashi, Yuma Abe and Ian Sams get together for the Arbor SoCal Park Sessions at Bear Mountain and Mountain High. Mad rippers… mad ripping.


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  • Van Delirium Episode 3

    With delirium rapidly setting in, the van crew made their way back to Southern California stopping ay Wilamette Pass, Oregon and Truckee, California along the way. Erik


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  • Sunday In The Park Episode 1

    Check out Arbor rider, Ian Sams and top secret, sneak attack Arbor rider, Robert Toste with the closer in Bear Mountain’s first Sunday In The Park of 2013. Oh yeah, it’s that time of year again.


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  • Vine & Sams Bear Mountain Plaza Opening

    It’s Snowboarder Magazine’s 12 Days of Christmas and this episode is all about Bear Mountain’s new Red Bull and GoPro urban snowboard plaza opening and Arbor team riders, Scotty Vine and Ian Sams where there for the shoot.


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  • Where The Wild Ones Went Teaser

    “Where The Wild Went” is a new short film series that explores passionate people, places, attitudes, styles, and mindsets littered throughout the snowboard community.


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  • Snap Shots: Ian Sams & Erik Leon

    Ian Sams and Erik Leon represent that unquestionable SoCal style that Arbor’s Icon snowboard series is largely based on. Get into this down and dirty video edit that brings you a little bit of what Ian and Erik got into last season in Big Bear, Utah, Tahoe and even Japan. It’s just some good vibes to make your day a little bit better.


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  • Full Movie: Bear Mountain’s Feature Factory

    Check out Arbor riders, Scotty Vine, Ian Sams and Erik Leon in the new Bear Mountain movie, Feature Factory. Solid flick.


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  • Video: Arbor At Hot Dawgz & Hand Rails 2012

    Arbor Snowboards and Flux Bindings got together for their first ever collaboration video from Bear Mountain’s Hot Dawgz & Hand Rails featuring Ryan Tarbell, Erik Leon, Scotty Vine, Lenny Mazzotti, Chad Tarbell, Uma Abe and Ian Sams.


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  • Teaser: Bear Mountain’s Feature Factory

    Bear Mountain’s 9th snowboard movie release is sure to feature several Arbor riders and in this here teaser Ian Sams and Erik Leon snag a couple of shots.


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  • Ian Sams, Erik Leon & Friends

    It’s a snowboard movie teaser featuring Ian Sams, Erik Leon and all their friends. Maybe. Thanks. Enjoy.


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  • Arbor FACE/OFF at Boreal April 14th

    Arbor Snowboards is proud to announce the return of the FACE/OFF amateur and open rail competition at Boreal Mountain Resort on Saturday, April 14, 2012. Arbor team riders, Nick Visconti, Scotty Vine, Sean Black, Ian Sams, Sammy Spiteri, Brandon Hammid, Eli Weiner, Mark Reininga and more will be at the event to ride with competitors


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  • Transworld Park Session: Ian Sams

    Check out Arbor rider, Ian Sams from the Transworld’s Park Session at Bear Mountain. Riding at home and riding with style.


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  • Uncertain Journey: Episode 2

    In a winter of what if’s, I wish’s and all around WTF’s, sometimes you just have to roll the dice and give’er a go. Arbor rider’s Ian Sams and Scotty Vine set out on a trek from Salt Lake City to Aspen and then on to Denver just trying to get involved and make some


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  • Arbor At Transworld Park Sessions

    Transworld Snowboarding Magazine is putting several Park Sessions this season and of course Arbor Snowboards is there representing. Sean Black and Brandon Hammid made their way to the Copper Mountain edition first followed by Scotty Vine at the Aspen/Buttermilk version and Ian Sams will be attending the Bear Mountain session coming up. Check out video


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  • Drive In vs. Sunday In The Park

    The last Mountain High Drive In featured several Arbor riders including Pat Reddy, Erik Leon, Mariah Dugan and Lynn Neil and the latest Sunday In The Park from Bear Mountain included some dirty, proper tricks from Arbor rider, Ian Sams and Erik Leon. Two great videos with solid, solid riding.


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  • Uncertain Journey: Episode 1

    In a winter of what if’s, I wish’s and all around WTF’s, sometimes you just have to roll the dice and give’er a go. Arbor rider’s Ian Sams and Scotty Vine set out on a trek from Salt Lake City to Aspen and then on to Denver just trying to get involved and make some


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  • 2 For 1 Bear Mountain Videos

    The latest Sunday In The Park features Erik Leon and Ian Sams and the there’s a series called The Bear Grounds which features Arbor riders Erik Leon, Jake Schniable and others.


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  • Drive In Video With Ian Sams & Nick Visconti

    Mountain High’s latest Drive In series video #2.5 features Arbor riders, Ian Sams and recent X Games bronze medalist, Nick Visconti. This one will get you pumped on life.


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  • Ian Sams Has A New Sponsor…CrookX?

    There may be no better apparel sponsor for Arbor rider, Ian Sams then Crooks & Castles and that’s just who picked him up. He is the only snowboard team rider and he’s a perfect fit. Check out his welcome to the team video.


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  • Bear Mountain Video: Ian Sams & Scotty Vine

    Arbor team riders, Ian Sams and Scotty Vine hook up for an early season throw down at Bear Mountain with an appearance from Erik Leon. It’s just proper tricks and tons of flits on any given Sunday in Big Bear.


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  • Video: Nike Chosen Sams And Leon

    Arbor Snowboards riders, Erik Leon and Ian Sams lit up the night at Mountain High during the Nike Chosen event. Both riders killed it all night and in the end Ian Sams ended up taking second place. Congrats to Sams!  


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  • Learn A Front Board with Ian Sams

    Our friends at Bear Mountain have been nice enough to use Arbor rider, Ian Sams for a new trick tip video. Here Sams, shows you how to accomplish a Frontsidee Boardslide with mad style. Get schooled by Ian Sams.


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  • The Style Of Ian Sams

    Ian Sams has so much style. He opens this one owning the first few days of the season at Bear Mountain.


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  • Van Delirium Episode 3

    With delirium rapidly setting in, the van crew made their way back to Southern California stopping ay Wilamette Pass, Oregon and Truckee, California along the way. Erik Leon, Ian Sams, and Austin Young made the most of their last two days of shredding by hitting everything they could find. It’s officially a wrap…but could there


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  • Van Delirium Episode: 2

    The bizarre adventures continue for the Van Delirium crew including Ian Sams, Austin Young, Erik Leon and Eli Weiner as they make their way to Mt. Hood, Oregon for some quick laps and backyard sessions at the Summits. Then they head off to Stevens Pass, Washington for a couple days of backcountry fun where they


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  • The 2011 Snow Season Finally Ends?

    It has been an amazing season of Dangerzone episodes. We have been fortunate enough to be a part of exploring a different side of snowboarding that is fun and interesting and not just the same old crap. A big thanks goes out to Nick Visconti and the whole crew for keeping us amped on snowboarding


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  • A Red Camera Vision of Bear Mountain’s HDHR

    Arbor Snowboards sent a deep crew of riders to Hot Dawgz & Hand Rails including last year’s winner, Nick Visconti as well as Ian Sams, Scotty Vine and Cody Boan. This is their vision of Bear Mountain’s Hot Dawgz & Hand Rails much of which was shot through the eye of a Red Camera.


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  • Van Delirium: Episode 1

    Why do we snowboard? Why do we care why we snowboard? If we care about why we snowboard, then are we really focusing on what matters most? What does matter the most? Why wouldn’t we just go snowboarding for the sake of snowboarding? Ian Sams, Austin Young, Erik Leon and Eli Weiner did just that.


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  • Video: Ian Sams Wins $25,000

    Arbor Snowboards team rider, Ian Sams won $25,000 in the SME video contest. The announcement was made and the prize was given out at Hot Dawgz & Hand Rails. He is one amped kid with 25K in his pocket. Check out the winning video below.  


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  • The Van Delirium Teaser

    The defining times in a persons’ season seem to usually involve either a specific day with the right people, a trick learned, a turn made, or a pillow dropped. For the Van Delirium crew the defining point in our season wasn’t a specific thing, it was a two week long blur of good friends, fun


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  • Is It Ian Sams Or Nick Visconti?

    Big clothes, saggining, hip hop fashion and wicked rail style…it must be Ian Sams or apparently Nick Visconti when he was a senior in high school. He still has the wicked rail style but he skinny-ed up those clothes and taken on more of a rocker look. Take a look back an Nick’s first sponsor


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  • Splinter Kult: To Hell With It!

    Reincarnated from the depths of underworld culture manifests a battalion of mythological shredders destroying the snowboard world as we know it! This Dangerzone episode features the “Splinter Kult” with Infant Breeder of Dark Legacy, Monolith of Serpentine’s Venom, Dork of Dwarfs in Elvenpath, Dictator of Apocalyptic Carnage, Minator Upon The Labyrinth’s Thrown, and Death Tractor


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  • Ian Sams Videograss Shoot

    Arbor rider, Ian Sams got a cool invite to join a crew from Videograss for a snowboard movie shoot at Mountain High. It was one of the dopest shoots we’ve ever seen go down complete with tons of junk and skate-style setup loaded with transitions and options. And the sunsets… they’re are amazing.  


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  • Bear Mountain Get’s Handled!

    Just when you thought there couldn’t possibly be another Arbor video from Bear Mountain comes one that just plain handles business. Ian Sams destroys and he’s got a nice supporting caste of team riders including Scott Vine, Sean Black, Brandon Hammid and Erik Leon. Could our boy Sams get any nastier? Only at the bar….enjoy.


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  • Video: Arbor At Bear Mountain

    Arbor team riders, Ian Sams and Kyle Smith handle one of the best terrain parks in SoCal. It’s just good fun snowboarding at Bear Mountain. Enjoy the shred. http://www.facebook.com/arborcollective http://www.twitter.com/arborcollective http://www.youtube.com/arborcollective


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  • The Arbor FACE/OFF

    On Saturday March 5, 2011, The Arbor FACE/OFF snowboard competition will take place at Bear Mountain. Check below for all of the details on the event. Thanks to all the sponsors: Bear Mountain, Flux Bindings, Electric, DVS and Skullcandy. Lodging provided by Big Bear Vacations. Complete Details on The Arbor FACE/OFF Location: The Scene at


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  • Ian Sams: Mt. High Drive In

    This is part two of a Drive In episode that features Arbor rider, Ian Sams along with friends, Brendon Drury, Jake Devine and Cory Cronk during a night shoot at Mountain High’s North Resort. Big city nights glowing just right for the High Life. Click here for Part 1


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  • Are You Ready For Reddy?

    Nope, we aren’t either but here he is again. Hey Patrick, eat some burgers and feed some to Ian Sams while you are at it. You kids need some weight on ya.


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  • Dangerzone: Sams, Visconti & Vine

    Every once in a while something extraordinary comes out of snowboarding. Tahoe Dangerzone in general fits this bill but this particular episode of Season 3 is so good it’s alien. Once again, Nick Visconti and crew show that snowboarding is about having fun and this time he brings new Arbor team riders, Ian Sams and


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  • Arbor Welcomes Ian Sams

    Arbor Snowboards is proud to welcome Ian Sams to their national snowboard team. “I’ve been watching Ian over the last couple years and I’ve been amazed with the consistency of his style. He makes some of the most difficult tricks look simple and solid,” says Arbor team director, Brad Farmer. “He’s a staple in Bear


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