Arbor Skateboards partners with Nick Liotta on its 2017 Photo Collection
December 2, 2016
Arbor Skateboards has launched its 2017 Photo Collection featuring the work of surf photographer and friend Nick Liotta. The Photo Collection is an annual collaboration with a Photographer whose work Arbor admires. The year’s Collection showcases some of the incredible landscapes Nick has captured on his travels around the globe shooting the worlds top surfers.
“We have known Nick many years, going back to when he worked at our Santa Barbara Showroom” said Bob Carlson, Arbor founder. “He is a good friend and we’re stoked to see his photography career going so well. It’s cool that the relationship has come full circle and his work is now featured on our Photo Collection.”
Nick Liotta was born and raised on the east coast surfing the New Jersey coast and skating in and around NYC. After high school Nick moved west to pursue photography. Upon completing a Bachelors degree from Brooks Institute of Photography, Nick interned at Surfing Magazine. Currently Nick resides in Santa Barbara and free-lances for many top surf media outlets, recently Nick has been on assignments all over the globe shooting in some of the heaviest lineups to capture unique water angles. When Nick is not in the water he is taking in the local culture and scenery that these locations offer. The Photo Collection features landscape images from the Mentawai Islands, Central California, and the Scorpion Bay region of Mexico.
The Photo Collection brings together five of Arbor best selling shapes, the Timeless, Axis, Dropcruiser, Rally, and Pilsner. Each board is made with a sustainably sourced Black Walnut deck and Hardrock Maple plies. All boards come with Paris Trucks and Arbor Sucrose Initiative Wheels.
The Arbor Brand was launched in 1995 to produce snowboarding and skateboarding products. Arbor was, and continues to be, inspired by life lived in the pursuit of snowboarding, skateboarding, and the good times that come with getting there, being there, and riding with friends. For over 20 years, Arbor's commitment to craftsmanship and the environment have defined the Brand. This dedication has ensured that Arbor is synonymous with performance, quality, sustainable materials, and the preservation of the natural world. Attributes that are reinforced by the athletes and artists that Arbor works with.