When the hamboard fam was growing up we all used to pile into our Dads VW thing that he had converted in to a "one-horse-open-sleigh" and cruise around the neighborhood. This year Santa took over the Thing for his Hamboard Christmas deliveries and pretty much took over downtown. It was a near riot. Don't miss out on the fun. Santa is taking care of all shipping charges this year. One more reason to snag your favorite Hamboard or T-Shirt.
Time warp back to the early days. Back before any of the smaller boards, before we used bamboo and before any of us had discovered what a hair cut was, we were riding the Classics and having a great time.
Having 5 lifeguards in the family we were deeply affected by the tragic death of Newport Beach Lifeguard, Ben Carlson. One city over from ours, at a spot we have body surfer, surfed and skin dived at, Ben lost his life while successfully rescuing a victim. Some Newport community leaders approached us about doing a special Hamboard model for Ben. We were stoked to design the "Ben Board" commemorating Ben Carlson's heroic life. It has the distinctive Red and Yellow of the Newport Lifeguard agency along with the now famous saying in Newport: "Ben Did Go", a nod to other heroic and famous watermen who have passed. We are also proud to commit $30 from each "Ben Board" we sell to the foundation established in his name. Ben Carlson...a great Lifeguard and a great man.
Look at the gem we found in the bottom of the Hamboards video vault! Scientific discussion with supporting clinical field trials that not only can you have one of the best gluten free times of your life on a Hamboard, but that bikini clad girls will push you down the boardwalk in a Jacruizzi.
If you haven't heard, the Huntington Hop could very well be the best new cruiser out there.
Mo has been dominating the SUP world for some time now as both a distance paddler and SUP contest surfer. We have been honored to have him as an ambassador for Hamboards for over a year now, and as you can see he is pumped on using Hamboards and the Street Sweeper as a dry land trainer to keep his SUP skills polished.
Kendra Koelsch taking her Hamboard for a spin at the Huntington Cliffs.
-photos by Nancy Mcclanahan
Every year Main St. Huntington Beach shuts down for a Classic Car show. We mobbed down to Hamboard in the whee hours of the morning before the crowds flocked in. I don't think we've ever felt more at home in our own city as when riding our Classic Longboard Skateboards with these epic Classic cars.
It's been a long time, a REAL longtime coming, but we are happy we and you made it. It's here our new website. We're pretty excited about and hope you are too.
Stay tuned for all the going-ons here at Hamboards. We'll be sure to keep you in the loop on any new boards or events, and expect to see some fun filled photos of us doing what we love, which of course will include surfing the streets on these crazy concrete wave riding machines we call Hamboards.