Polar skateboard company is known for both skate decks and apparel. Founded in 2010 by professional skaters Pontus Alv, the Swedish brand has a prominent Scandinavian design aesthetic on all on its products. So, if you love minimalist designs and themes on your skate decks and clothing, Polar is a must-have in your possession.
If you’re into minimalistic design graphics on skateboards, you might be familiar with the Swedish brand Polar. The brand is also quite known for its design schemes driven by Scandinavian aesthetic, European skate scene, as well as art, culture and photography.
Like most skate brands founded and run by skaters, Polar has produced numerous skate films even before the company’s inception. Its founder, Pontus Alv, is known in the ‘DIY skate park scene’ and has a knack for doing things ‘out of the box’. His skate films reached cult-like status which paved the way for Pontus to launch his own skate brand.
Polar is All Things Skating and More…
Polar has a great selection of artful decks that range from simple and minimalistic, to sarcastic parodies of pop culture. They also have a popular clothing line which includes the Big Boy jeans and the Polar Surf Pants, as well as their staple tees, hoodies and caps.
If you love watching skate videos, Polar has a more artistic approach in capturing their skating documentaries. These are not just promotional videos, but highly acclaimed which includes Manhattan Days and In Search of The Miraculous. They also have full-length skate videos including Don’t Wake Me This Time, I Like It Here Inside My Mind and We Blew It At Some Point.
Polar Skateboard Co has also collaborated with Converse CONS and Nike SB. The Nike SB collab included a capsule range of skate shoes accompanies by a collaborative feature video, ‘Polar Rico’.
In 2013, the company was named the Best Brand at the European Skate Awards.
Currently, Polar a great team of riders from various parts of the Globe. The team includes [Pro] Hjalte Halberg (Denmark), Aaron Herrington, Nick Boserio, Dane Brady (USA), and Pontus Alv (Sweden); [Am] Oskar Rozenberg Hallberg, David (Sweden), Paul Grund, Roman Gonzalez (France), Shin Sanbongi (Japan) and Andrew Wilson (USA).
Like many skate brands, Polar has a great story to tell and amazing products to offer. Their designs are unique and very popular in the skate and street wear scene. So, better get yours today here at Yakwax with FREE UK delivery!