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December 16, 2016

Getting Your Hamboard by Christmas 2016

old school long board skate classic green

We want to make sure you get your Hamboard by Christmas, so here is the deadline break down. 

Dec. 17th: Last Day for Ground Shipping to East Coast, Midwest, Pacific Northwest and Texas
-Orders must be in by 3 PM PST.

Dec. 20st: Last Day for Ground Shipping to Rocky Mountains.
-Orders must be in by 3 PM PST.

Dec. 21nd: Last Day for Ground Shipping to Northern and Central California, Nevada, Utah and Arizona.
-Order must be in by 3PM PST

Dec 22rd: Last Day for Ground Shipping to Southern California and Vegas.
-Orders must be in by 3PM. PST


Roll Back to School in Style on the Ultimate Campus Cruiser

Make School Fun Again.

Like it or not, school is here. Make sure you're enjoying it with the ultimate campus cruiser. 

Q & A: Louise Maurisset

 Name: Louise Maurisset 

Where do you live/where are you from ?

I live in San Diego but was born and raised in France

What sparked your interest in outdoors adventures? 

I've always had an attraction for outdoor adventures. I started travelling the world at 6 months old thanks to my parents who are huge globetrotters. Travelling around the world and discovering new culture makes you crave outdoor adventures. 

How did you cultivate a passion for skateboarding/longboarding? 

 My passion for skateboarding/longboarding actually started after looking at old pictures and videos of old school skateboarders from the 70s. Their style was out of this world and I knew right away this was what I wanted to do. So I went and bought my first board.

How does long boarding factor into healthy living?

I think longboarding definitely factors into healthy living. Being outdoors, pushing, sweating, having fun sounds like a great recipe for healthiness. 

Who inspires you?

Jay Adams and his skating are a huge source of inspiration. He was an amazing skater and I love trying to replicate his skating style. 

How have you turned an outdoor lifestyle into a career? 

I was able to turn an outdoor lifestyle into a career by posting pictures of doing things that I love on Instagram. People love seeing pictures of other people doing what they love. It motivates them to go out and try new things for themselves.

Have you always wanted to live in America or was that a recent decision? 

Yes I've always wanted to live in America especially in California. The weather is just awesome and so are the waves.  I started travelling to the United States at a very young age. Every summer my family would rent a car and road trip through different states. 

Whats one thing you cannot live without? 

Definitely my surfboard! 

What are your favorite ways to stay active? 

My favorite ways to stay active are surfing and skating. I also enjoying hiking and luckily San Diego has some pretty nice trails to offer. 

Favorite place to Hamboard?

Pacific Beach is a great little surf town to skate. There are awesome empty alleys with driveways that make them so fun to skate. 

What’s your typical…


Omelette with mozzarella cheese, avocado and sun-dried tomatoes. 


I'm actually obsessed with Whole Foods. I'm pretty much there everyday. I usually get one of their sandwiches or I make myself a salad. 


Ice cream sandwiches haha! 

What is your favorite place in the world?

Barbados! The surf is so much fun, the water is so warm and the island is incredibly pretty. 

What’s a typical day look like?

I usually wake up around 8-9am. Go to class. Grab lunch. Then I drive to the beach and skate or surf until sunset. 

Describe your perfect day.

Perfect day is a day filled with awesome food, great waves and sunset skate sessions at the beach with friends. 

How did you hear about Hamboards?

I actually found out about Hamboards a couple years ago after seeing that massive board attached to a pole in Huntington. I thought that was the greatest thing ever and wanted one so badly. 

What is your favorite board of the Hamboards line? 

My favorite board is the Fish. I absolutely love it! It's the best board I have ever owned. It feels like you're surfing the streets. 

Advice on staying happy and healthy everyday?

Be yourself, do what what you love and most of all, HAVE FUN! 

Beyond the Tank here we come !


As you probably know, we were was established in 1997 by Pete Hamborg.

His 5 sons - Gus, Anders, Chapman, Jachin, and Moses, all expressed "Dad, the waves are flat" as well as "Dad, how can I get better at surfing". 

Insert light bulb. 

From then on, Pete started his journey to crafting the worlds best longboard that replicates surfing for the first time.  

With ABC-TV's Beyond the Tank airing tomorrow night at 10pm ... millions will get an insight into that creation. 

We can't believe it either..

Thank you "Shark Tank" and Robert Herjavec, for believing in our giant skateboard.  

Our life’s mission is to share the feeling of surfing with the rest of the world in a way that traditional skateboarding never could. 

Thank you for being a part of this adventure with us! 


New Website!

Ah, yes.. it's like clean sheets on a Monday evening.

Okay we admit it was a long time coming (all that surfing and Hamboarding may have something to do with it) but we finally have a polished new website for all our inter-web friends.

Now it's easier than ever to find your perfect Hamboard. 

So snuggle in, and get to browsin'. 

February 10, 2016


Longboard Skateboard

We have some VERY exciting news…

To handcraft the worlds best longboard skateboards, street stand up paddle boards and land paddles in the early days was a rather slow, careful and expensive process. Now, thanks to thousands of dedicated riders over the last 10 years, Hamboards has finally reached enough worldwide demand to be able to offer our boards at a far better price while constantly perfecting our quality and performance.  

Now everyone can experience everything from 

  • The simple and classic longboard experience of the HOP
  • The Beauty, Power and Grace from the Logger 
  • The High-Performance surfing like power of the Fish and Pinger  
  • and the Classic-The legendary longboard that changed everything 


  • If you have always wanted a Hamboard, but could not afford it - today is the day we have all been waiting for. 
  • If you already a loyal Hamboarder or a serious collector  - now you can afford to experience the full performance range in the rest of the series


We just wanted to take a moment to thank everyone who believed in us, and to let you know this is only the beginning.  As our commitment to you, price will never be between you and experiencing the worlds best longboard skateboards, street stand up paddle boards and land paddles. So to help us grow the community tell your neighbors, friends, family, passer-bys, or let them ride yours. Together we can transform the landscape into a wave like experience. 

So TAKE ADVANTAGE of this LOWER PRICE opportunity and lets surf the earth today! 

November 25, 2015

Hand Signed Personally to You

 We have been hand signing each Hamboard we make — since day one.  Each board has always gotten a signature and a number, and sometimes extraordinary people would also get a special personalized note added.  For the first time ever this Christmas we are offering the same memorable chance to get your Hamboard personalized.  All you have to do is follow the instructions right above the "Add To Cart" button, and we'll take care of the rest.

-Pete Hamborg

November 10, 2015

Free Early Bird Shipping


Hamboards are not made out of plastic and they are not pumped out of a machine a thousand or two at a time.  In fact — pretty much the way we make them is one at a time by hand — so it might be smart to take advantage of our free shipping and get your Hamboard early so you're not one of those "Late Santas"...blaming everything on difficult Reindeer and those uncooperative Elves. 


Check out the Board Shop for free domestic shipping on anything and everything to anywhere in the lower 48 (sorry Alaska and Hawaii but your too far away, and we're jealous of your mountains and waves). Ends 12.23.15

October 21, 2015

Biscuit › ‹‹LMTD›› ›


We know you're stoked on our biscuits.  Whether you're checking the waves or grabbing a coffee, we've crafted the ultimate commuter for anybody from the grom to the mom.  And recently, we’ve added 4 new designs to our quiver. 

Limit edition longboard skateboard mini
The new ‹‹LMTD›› EDTN›› Biscuits are a fun new project we have been crafting up at the shop. We are only making 100 of each design so don't wait around to order them. Each board is hand numbered in the order that it is purchased. Take a gander at you favorite micro skateboard here.

Loggin' around Newport Beach

We are really happy with the way these Walnut Loggers have turned out. Not only do they have a great classic surfy ride, but they're way photogenic. We couldn't resist the opportunity to do a photo shoot with one of our favorite photographers, Krista Espino.