Arbor Snowboards has a heritage of innovative board design, both in their surf-inspired shapes and unique, eye popping graphics. The board company takes much of its inspiration from an all-around earth surfing philosophy, drawing influence from skateboarding and surfing as well as time spent on the mountain. It was from this collective that the Zygote Twin was born, a non-symmetrical twin with the pedigree of a vintage skatedeck but intended for use on snow-covered transition. It’s a snowboard that screams for handplants and boned out methods–fitting for Arbor team rider, Erik Leon, who possesses epic tweaking abilities and ample style. For the 2016 edition of the Zygote Twin, Arbor collaborated with Craig Stecyk, an artist, writer, and photographer during the days of Dog Town to create a bold graphic that matches the dynamic, skate-inspired profile of the board. Give the above video a gander, as Erik Leon straps into the Zygote and powers through the banks and berms of the Holy Bowly, shredding snow tranny turn after turn.
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The Zygote Twin is a non-symmetrical twin inspired by the shaping and heritage of early 80’s skateboard designs. For 2016 we collaborated on the graphic with the cryptic narrator and historian of Southern California skateboarding, Craig Stecyk. As an artist, writer, and photographer during the adolescence of the Dog Town movement, Stecyk became the conduit that would bring recognition to the Z-Boys from Venice, California. For 20 years now, Arbor has called Venice home and we’re proud to honor that heritage by collaborating with one of the most iconic artists in surf, skate, and snow culture.