Sam Chirnside Collection
Melbourne-based fine artist Sam Chirnside explores the intersection between art & design, mixing natural elements with cosmic & spiritual phenomena that aims to delve beyond the edges of consciousness through the use of mixed media techniques. The series he’s created with Globe explores the morphing of underwater life through his mind’s eye.
Sam Chirnside Collection
Sam Chirnside's artwork features on three boards, Sun City, Chromantic and Pinner Classic.
The Sun City in Coral Unity is a mid-sized, surf-inspired swallow tail cruiserwith deck and grip tape artwork by featured artist Sam Chirnside. With mellow concave and kicktail, the deck is constructed from Resin-7 hard rock maple and features an embedded metal badge detail. Featuring 5.25" Tensor alloy trucks and 62mm 78a wheels.
The Chromantic in Bio-Morph is a medium-length, surf-inspired swallow tail cruiser with deck and grip tape artwork by featured artist Sam Chirnside. Constructed from Resin-7 hard rock maple, the deck features a mellow concave and embedded metal badge detail. Also featuring 6.0” Tensor alloy trucks, 62mm 78a wheels and die-cut, printed grip tape.
The Pinner Classic in Gold Vein is a classic pintail longboard with a kicktail, featuring deck and grip tape artwork by featured artist Sam Chirnside. The deck is constructed from Resin-8 hard rock maple, featuring mellow concave and embedded metal badge detail. Also featuring 180mm Slant reverse kingpin trucks, 65mm 78a wheels and die-cut, printed grip tape.
As one of the world’s largest manufacturers of premium skateboards, we use a significant amount of wood in our production. In order to off-set the timber we use to construct our skateboards, our goal is to engage in forestry efforts that replace far more than we consume.
To that effect, we have partnered with the National Forest Foundation (NFF) to donate to their tree-planting program. Already doubling our contribution from last year, in 2019 our donation to the NFF will plant more than three times the amount of trees we harvest annually in the making of our skateboards.
The NFF is a United States non-profit organisation that launched an ambitious campaign to plant 50 million trees across public National Forests between 2018 and 2023. The NFF partners with the United States Forest Service to target National Forests impacted by wildfire, pests and other disturbances. Globe International is proud to be making a contribution towards that effort
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