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A Dream Job.  Snowboarding has been one of the joys of my life, and contributing to the need and the personalities in the sport has been extremely rewarding.  I live and breath outerwear, hard goods and gear, below are some examples of the amazing product ive designed for amazing athletes who demand the best gear in the world.

United Shapes is sold online and in 40 shops in the USA, and is exclusively distributed worldwide by Reps in EU, Japan, Korea, Australia, Norway, Canada, and China.

 
Team Rider Felix Mobarg

Team Rider Felix Mobarg

UNITED SHAPES

Steven and I started United Shapes 5 years after starting Owner Operator. Our goal was to create an idealized snowboard brand that spoke to our core generation. Owner Operator connected us with the right riders, filmmakers, and photographers to get us exactly what we wanted.

United Shapes W17 Pre-Production Designs

United Shapes W17 Pre-Production Designs

A DIfferent Approach

We knew the kinds of boards we wanted to make and what wasn't out there. We worked with our team to design a flow of innovative and functional shapes with similar design values.

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2017 SPLIT PROTOTYPE

We developed and tested numerous split board options before dialing it in for our most recent production run.

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Gray Thompson

We met snowboarder, Gray Thompson in 2013. Since then he has left K2 to found United Shapes with us as our staff board dreamer and snow carver extraordinaire.

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2017 COVERT SPLIT

Split boards will ship with the rest of our production run in October 2017.


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UNITED SHAPES LOGO

This United Shapes logo as created by me and my business partner, Steven Kimura. it's inspired by the Helvetica font on the space shuttle.

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UNITED SHAPES SOFT GOODS

Why? Because the accounts takes soft goods, too.

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UNITED SHAPES INTERNATIONAL

United Shapes is now available in the USA, Canada, Sweden, Norway, Japan, China, and Australia, with more terretories coming soon.

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UNITED SHAPES CHINA

2017 was a big year for United Shapes. We added 3 more global distributors, including China. This is the cover of the Fall issue of Snowboarder China Magazine.

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UNITED SHAPES JAPAN

TJ BRAND now distributes United Shapes in Japan. Japan was our first international distribution for both United Shapes, and Owner Operator.


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UNITED SHAPES Editorials

We're doing something different and that's a great story for the mags. Often times, i miss many of them because we're busy making new things.

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ISPO BEIJING UNITED SHAPES

United Shapes is represented in China by DFX alongside respected snowboarding brands Crab Grab, and Thirtytwo

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Parts & LAbor

Gray showing off our mid-season release in Denver.


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UNITED SHAPES CATALOG EXPLORERS

UNITED SHAPES CATALOG: EXPLORER SERIES 2017; RIDER, HANNA; SHAPE, GRAY THOMPSON; ART, ANDY GILMORE

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UNITED SHAPES CATALOG COVERT

UNITED SHAPES CATALOG: EXPLORER SERIES 2017; RIDER, GRAY; SHAPE, GRAY THOMPSON; ART, ANDY GILMORE

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UNITED SHAPES 2016 

PAGE FROM 2016 CATALOG: We offered 11 models that season.

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UNITED SHAPES CATALOG ORBIT

UNITED SHAPES CATALOG: EXPLORER SERIES 2017; RIDER, GRAY; SHAPE, GRAY THOMPSON; ART, ANDY GILMORE

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UNITED SHAPES CATALOG CADET

UNITED SHAPES CATALOG: EXPLORER SERIES 2017; RIDER, FELIX; SHAPE, GRAY THOMPSON; ART, ANDY GILMORE

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UNITED SHAPES CATALOG GEMINI

UNITED SHAPES CATALOG: EXPLORER SERIES 2017; RIDER, ZANDER; SHAPE, GRAY THOMPSON; ART, ANDY GILMORE

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GRAY THOMPSON IN SIERRAS

United Shapes Deep Reach 159; Owner Operator Outerwear