Handbuilt in the U.S.A. since 1977 When we started Gnu the very act of snowboarding was considered freakish. Weird open-minded experimentation has always been job one. Mysterious materials, bizarre geometries, contours and board shapes, far out art and colours, odd terrain and freakish riders have allowed us to create fantastic progressive snowboards taking snowboarding to wild and magical places
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Mervin Manufacturing home of Lib Tech, GNU, Roxy and Bent Metal Binding Works is a leading designer and manufacturer of snowboarding, skiing, surfing and skateboarding products built at the world’s most environMENTAL factory by people who ride them. Mervin Manufacturing was founded by snowboarders Mike Olson and Pete Saari in 1977. In an industry where virtually every other snowboard, ski, skateboard, and surfboard company has moved production to China or offshore, Mervin is the longest running and last major board building factory in the USA. Based out of Carlsborg, Washington, between the rugged Olympic and Cascade Mountain Ranges, Mervin is a direct link between riding and manufacturing.