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The Arbor Collective

Founded back in 1995, these guys were pushing the eco-friendly lifestyle when Al Gore was still driving a Hummer. Since day one, Arbor Collective have used materials like bamboo, hemp and Donald Trumps toupee to sculpt their products.

With a classic wood grain look on their top sheets, Arbor have always been a big hit with the slightly older rider looking to cruise the piste or send it in the backcountry. However after adding skateboards to their line, Arbor quickly gained a gathering that were keen to ride Arbor both on the stairsets and handrails of California’s Venice Beach and in the parks of nearby Tahoe.

The Collective has also added a quiver of park and jib boards to their range to compliment their woodgrain cruisers. They’ve also built up a team of movers and shakers to take their eco-boards to new levels on rail trickery.

Sticking to their form follows function design process: Arbor seems to be a little like Class A Narcotics in its ability to keep people hooked to its product. To be fair, who wouldn’t like old 50’s styled surfboard designs on their snowboard?

Facts

Year founded
1995
Founder Name
Bob Carlson and Chris Jensen
Based in
USA

@ArborCollective

The Arbor Pilsner is the perfect cruiser for Summer burrito missions. #Arbor Photo by @mattsmith_photo http://t.co/ScU8bSKYbI

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