Disconnecting on the South China Sea

Disconnecting on the South China Sea

We drift away toward the hazy fingers of the Ninepin Islands in search of fishing and diving spots but instead discover perfect ledges and inverted lines above water.
Introducing "Tiger Lotus" By Jamie Thomas

Introducing "Tiger Lotus" By Jamie Thomas

Inspired by symbols of strength and purity, the Tiger Lotus Collection features an all new woven, boardshort, short and hat brought to life by Jamie Thomas and Roark.
March 27, 2019 by: Beau Flemister
Introducing the Star Crossed Tattoo Collaboration

Introducing the Star Crossed Tattoo Collaboration

After a few nights camping on the Ninepin Islands, we returned to the bright lights of Hong Kong, finding the Star Crossed Tattoo shop up a few flights of stairs off Granville and Chatham Roads.
Roark Welcomes Revivalist Manu Dominguez

Roark Welcomes Revivalist Manu Dominguez

From his home in Bariloche, somewhere between the DIY skate features, eclectic trinkets and lush garden overlooking the lake, we caught up with Manu before our journey into the mountains.
February 06, 2019 by: Beau Flemister
Roark's Guide to Bartering

Roark's Guide to Bartering

Two stories that inspire how to get what you want when the odds are stacked against you. 
January 17, 2019 by: Beau Flemister
Alex Andrews "Off The Frey"

Alex Andrews "Off The Frey"

Plug “froth” or “stoke” or “psyched” into a Google Search and the mug of the perpetually positive pro snowboarder from Utah, Alex Andrews, should pop up. With a smile that no hail storm could scrub off his face, the “Froth God” reminisces about the recent trip to Patagonia.
January 09, 2019 by: Beau Flemister
The Spires of Frey

The Spires of Frey

School Boy(aka Drew Smith) can’t handle it anymore. We’ve been able to see the mountains of Frey the entire trip and it’s taunting him. We’re all supposed to hike into Frey tomorrow afternoon but he wants to go now. So we go, School Boy and I, with heavy, towering backpacks, into the forest for a long trek into the mountains.
January 04, 2019 by: Roark
THE FORGOTTEN ARCHIPELAGO

THE FORGOTTEN ARCHIPELAGO

The allure of trading a barrel of crude oil and a 12-pack of Budweiser was too great to avoid access to a forgotten Archipelago in the Falkland Islands. Pioneering slabs amongst penguins and an ever present darkness not far from the edge of the Earth left the revivalists awoke in a fit of obsession.

December 04, 2018 by: Roark
A New Collaboration with Zero Skateboards

A New Collaboration with Zero Skateboards

Only 50 of the limited edition Motor’s Blade and Zero Skull boards will be available, all hand-signed and numbered by Chief. Available while supplies last.

November 30, 2018 by: Roark
Now Open - Roark Explorer’s Club in Berkeley, CA

Now Open - Roark Explorer’s Club in Berkeley, CA

Introducing our first flagship store. After adventuring to the far corners of the globe, Roark has returned to nest at the Explorer’s Club in the heart of Berkeley, CA.
November 29, 2018 by: Roark