ESPN.com just came out with the most in depth article on Lib Tech Surfboards to date. Checkout the article, there are some pictures of Josh and Mike, and a brief mention that Cleanline Surf Shop was the first to receive the boards. Stoked!
After more than three decades spent refining an eco-alternative to the traditional high performance surfboard, Mike Olson and Lib Tech have officially announced the release of their long-anticipated line of surfboards: Lib Tech Waterboards.
Lib Tech is highly regarded in the snowboard and skateboard industries for its environmental board building practices and original, artistic board designs, but the company’s roots are actually in surfing. It is a little-known fact that Mike Olson, co-founder of Lib Tech, generated a large portion of the original funds he used to finance his early snowboard projects by shaping and selling surfboards in the Pacific Northwest in the late 70s and early 80s. Unhappy with the toxicity of the materials used to create surfboards, Olson set out to find alternatives.
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Check out our Used Surfboards page on the website! Now you can browse our used and consignment boards in the shop, have them shipped to you, or pick them up in store. At this time we have about 15 out of the 100 or so boards in the store up on the site, and we’re adding more daily so check back soon. For now we are not allowing online checkout, so we are asking you to call to place orders for used boards. This is because we want to make sure you know what you are getting. Because the boards are used they come in a variety of conditions, which we want to tell you first hand, that way you know what you’re getting.
At this time because we don’t have everything up on the website, feel free to call and ask what we have in stock that isn’t showing online. If you’re in the area, stop into our shop in Seaside and browse the boards on the rack. We’re stoked to get these up there, and hope we can get you a good deal on a used surfboard!
Lib Tech Surfboards on the rack at Cleanline Surf Shop
We are proud to announce that we have the honor and privilege of receiving the very first shipment of Lib Tech Surfboards! The shop was buzzing with excitement when Mike Olson and the Lib Tech crew rolled up with our board order. We can’t wait to get out in the water on these new boards, they look and feel like nothing else out there. SICK! At this time we are working to get the boards shoppable on the website, but in the meantime anyone can call to order. We have already sold two boards in two hours so don’t hesitate as availability is going to be minimal for a bit as Lib Tech is working hard to get more boards made.
Work definitely came to a stand still for some time when the Lib Tech convoy rolled into our parking lot and curious employees hurried out to get a glimpse of the new boards. It was pretty awesome to see Mike Olson, who used to work for Cleanline back in the day, hand Josh a board signed by all the Lib Tech crew. Check out some of the pictures, and if you need more we have them over at our Facebook Page.
Lib Tech Surfboards on the rack at Cleanline Surf Shop Lib Tech Surfboards on the rack at Cleanline Surf Shop shop online, or in our stores!
Lib Tech Surfboard Signed by the Lib Tech crew Lib Tech Surfboard Signed by the Lib Tech crew
Mike and Josh stoke on Lib Tech Surfboards Lib Tech Surfboards in the back of the van waiting to be unloaded while Mike and Josh talk about the new technology.
Josh and Mike talking about the new Lib Tech Surfboards Josh and Mike talking about the new Lib Tech Surfboards in the Cleanline Surf Shop parking lot.
The Lib Tech Van packed with Lib Tech Surfboards The Lib Tech Van packed with Lib Tech Surfboards