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Von Sol

Von Sol is the new brainchild of accomplished surfer and designer, Sean Mattison. A former U.S. Surf Champion and assistant coach of the U.S. 2009 ISA World Championship Team, Sean is also known for his role in collaborating with Mike Hynson on the development of the Black Knight Quad series.

While serving as chief board buyer to one of the largest retail chains in southern California, Mattison was appropriately dubbed "Lord of the Boards" by Surfing Magazine and was largely responsible for fueling the fire behind the fish revival of the last decade.

Von Sol represents the culmination of Sean's career as a professional surfer and visionary in the surf industry across more than 25 years. Working with a team of talented surfboard craftsman, Von Sol is the beginning of a new movement.

Sean states, "At the forefront of design, you're not inventing a new recipe; functional performance shapes are about the precision with which you perfect the recipe so all the ingredients work in harmony." Sean adds, "Von Sol is about finding new apexes in designs, creating boards that work and help us answer the question - What next after the fish?" With a fish-like surface area combined with the versatility and maneuverability of a short board - the Von Sol "Shadow" is the answer and the poster child for a new Mattison movement.

For more information, please visit www.vonsol.com.

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Shadow 5'7"

Design Notes

The Shadow is the perfect hybrid between a fish and the performance qualities of a shortboard. The surface area of this four fin design generates amazing amount of speed. The pulled in tail template with a single fluted, elevated wing to round pin, allows it to go places that fishes are limited. The hull design is a single to heavy double barrel concave with a magic relaxed rocker. Designed to be the "What's Next" after the fish.

Von Sol Rising Sun

Boardworks and Sean Mattison announce the Von Sol Rising Sun and a board campaign to help raise disaster relief in Japan. A portion of the sale of each board will be donated to the cause ($20 per board). The Rising Sun is available in all Shadow sizes.

Dimensions

  • Height: 5'7"
  • Width: 19 3/4"
  • Thickness: 2 1/8"
  • Fins Included: FCS 5 Fin Box

Construction

TEC

Fins

All Von Sol Shadows come with FCS quad fins plus Nubster. The Nubster is a center fin designed to eliminate squirl associated with your basic quad and has a single tab to move it forward or back based. The Nubster fin, deemed by the media as "the guitar pick", during the Quiksilver Pro New York contest was the 5th fin Kelly Slater used on his quad. According to Kelly's report "that fifth fin just tightens and smooth's the whole thing up."

Nubster

Shadow 5'9"

Design Notes

The Shadow is the perfect hybrid between a fish and the performance qualities of a shortboard. The surface area of this four fin design generates amazing amount of speed. The pulled in tail template with a single fluted, elevated wing to round pin, allows it to go places that fishes are limited. The hull design is a single to heavy double barrel concave with a magic relaxed rocker. Designed to be the "What's Next" after the fish.

Von Sol Rising Sun

Boardworks and Sean Mattison announce the Von Sol Rising Sun and a board campaign to help raise disaster relief in Japan. A portion of the sale of each board will be donated to the cause ($20 per board). The Rising Sun is available in all Shadow sizes.

Dimensions

  • Height: 5'9"
  • Nose: 15 1/8"
  • Width: 20 1/8"
  • Tail: 16 3/8"
  • Thickness: 2 3/16"
  • Fins Included: FCS 5 Fin Box

Construction

TEC

Fins

All Von Sol Shadows come with FCS quad fins plus Nubster. The Nubster is a center fin designed to eliminate squirl associated with your basic quad and has a single tab to move it forward or back based. The Nubster fin, deemed by the media as "the guitar pick", during the Quiksilver Pro New York contest was the 5th fin Kelly Slater used on his quad. According to Kelly's report "that fifth fin just tightens and smooth's the whole thing up."

Nubster

Shadow 5'11"

Design Notes

The Shadow is the perfect hybrid between a fish and the performance qualities of a shortboard. The surface area of this four fin design generates amazing amount of speed. The pulled in tail template with a single fluted, elevated wing to round pin, allows it to go places that fishes are limited. The hull design is a single to heavy double barrel concave with a magic relaxed rocker. Designed to be the "What's Next" after the fish.

Von Sol Rising Sun

Boardworks and Sean Mattison announce the Von Sol Rising Sun and a board campaign to help raise disaster relief in Japan. A portion of the sale of each board will be donated to the cause ($20 per board). The Rising Sun is available in all Shadow sizes.

Dimensions

  • Height: 5'11"
  • Nose: 15 1/2"
  • Width: 20 13/16"
  • Tail: 16 11/16"
  • Thickness: 2 1/4"
  • Fins Included: FCS 5 Fin Box

Construction

TEC

Fins

All Von Sol Shadows come with FCS quad fins plus Nubster. The Nubster is a center fin designed to eliminate squirl associated with your basic quad and has a single tab to move it forward or back based. The Nubster fin, deemed by the media as "the guitar pick", during the Quiksilver Pro New York contest was the 5th fin Kelly Slater used on his quad. According to Kelly's report "that fifth fin just tightens and smooth's the whole thing up."

Nubster

Shadow 6'2"

Design Notes

The Shadow is the perfect hybrid between a fish and the performance qualities of a shortboard. The surface area of this four fin design generates amazing amount of speed. The pulled in tail template with a single fluted, elevated wing to round pin, allows it to go places that fishes are limited. The hull design is a single to heavy double barrel concave with a magic relaxed rocker. Designed to be the "What's Next" after the fish.

Von Sol Rising Sun

Boardworks and Sean Mattison announce the Von Sol Rising Sun and a board campaign to help raise disaster relief in Japan. A portion of the sale of each board will be donated to the cause ($20 per board). The Rising Sun is available in all Shadow sizes.

Dimensions

  • Height: 6'2"
  • Nose: 15 7/16"
  • Width: 21 1/8"
  • Tail: 16 5/16"
  • Thickness: 2 3/8"
  • Fins Included: FCS 5 Fin Box

Construction

TEC

Fins

All Von Sol Shadows come with FCS quad fins plus Nubster. The Nubster is a center fin designed to eliminate squirl associated with your basic quad and has a single tab to move it forward or back based. The Nubster fin, deemed by the media as "the guitar pick", during the Quiksilver Pro New York contest was the 5th fin Kelly Slater used on his quad. According to Kelly's report "that fifth fin just tightens and smooth's the whole thing up."

Nubster

Shadow 6'4"

Design Notes

The Shadow is the perfect hybrid between a fish and the performance qualities of a shortboard. The surface area of this four fin design generates amazing amount of speed. The pulled in tail template with a single fluted, elevated wing to round pin, allows it to go places that fishes are limited. The hull design is a single to heavy double barrel concave with a magic relaxed rocker. Designed to be the "What's Next" after the fish.

Von Sol Rising Sun

Boardworks and Sean Mattison announce the Von Sol Rising Sun and a board campaign to help raise disaster relief in Japan. A portion of the sale of each board will be donated to the cause ($20 per board). The Rising Sun is available in all Shadow sizes.

Dimensions

  • Height: 6'4"
  • Nose: 15 9/16"
  • Width: 21 3/8"
  • Tail: 16 7/16"
  • Thickness: 2 1/2"
  • Fins Included: FCS 5 Fin Box

Construction

TEC

Fins

All Von Sol Shadows come with FCS quad fins plus Nubster. The Nubster is a center fin designed to eliminate squirl associated with your basic quad and has a single tab to move it forward or back based. The Nubster fin, deemed by the media as "the guitar pick", during the Quiksilver Pro New York contest was the 5th fin Kelly Slater used on his quad. According to Kelly's report "that fifth fin just tightens and smooth's the whole thing up."

Nubster

Shadow 6'8"

Design Notes

The Shadow is the perfect hybrid between a fish and the performance qualities of a shortboard. The surface area of this four fin design generates amazing amount of speed. The pulled in tail template with a single fluted, elevated wing to round pin, allows it to go places that fishes are limited. The hull design is a single to heavy double barrel concave with a magic relaxed rocker. Designed to be the "What's Next" after the fish.

Von Sol Rising Sun

Boardworks and Sean Mattison announce the Von Sol Rising Sun and a board campaign to help raise disaster relief in Japan. A portion of the sale of each board will be donated to the cause ($20 per board). The Rising Sun is available in all Shadow sizes.

Dimensions

  • Height: 6'8"
  • Nose: 15 1/2"
  • Width: 22 3/16"
  • Tail: 16 3/16"
  • Thickness: 2 1/2"
  • Fins Included: FCS 5 Fin Box

Construction

TEC

Fins

All Von Sol Shadows come with FCS quad fins plus Nubster. The Nubster is a center fin designed to eliminate squirl associated with your basic quad and has a single tab to move it forward or back based. The Nubster fin, deemed by the media as "the guitar pick", during the Quiksilver Pro New York contest was the 5th fin Kelly Slater used on his quad. According to Kelly's report "that fifth fin just tightens and smooth's the whole thing up."

Nubster

Shadow 7'0"

Design Notes

The Shadow is the perfect hybrid between a fish and the performance qualities of a shortboard. The surface area of this four fin design generates amazing amount of speed. The pulled in tail template with a single fluted, elevated wing to round pin, allows it to go places that fishes are limited. The hull design is a single to heavy double barrel concave with a magic relaxed rocker. Designed to be the "What's Next" after the fish.

Von Sol Rising Sun

Boardworks and Sean Mattison announce the Von Sol Rising Sun and a board campaign to help raise disaster relief in Japan. A portion of the sale of each board will be donated to the cause ($20 per board). The Rising Sun is available in all Shadow sizes.

Dimensions

  • Height: 7'0"
  • Nose: 15 1/8"
  • Width: 22 3/16"
  • Tail: 15 15/16"
  • Thickness: 2 7/8"
  • Fins Included: FCS 5 Fin Box

Construction

TEC

Fins

All Von Sol Shadows come with FCS quad fins plus Nubster. The Nubster is a center fin designed to eliminate squirl associated with your basic quad and has a single tab to move it forward or back based. The Nubster fin, deemed by the media as "the guitar pick", during the Quiksilver Pro New York contest was the 5th fin Kelly Slater used on his quad. According to Kelly's report "that fifth fin just tightens and smooth's the whole thing up."

Nubster

Shadow 7'6"

Design Notes

The Shadow is the perfect hybrid between a fish and the performance qualities of a shortboard. The surface area of this four fin design generates amazing amount of speed. The pulled in tail template with a single fluted, elevated wing to round pin, allows it to go places that fishes are limited. The hull design is a single to heavy double barrel concave with a magic relaxed rocker. Designed to be the "What's Next" after the fish.

Von Sol Rising Sun

Boardworks and Sean Mattison announce the Von Sol Rising Sun and a board campaign to help raise disaster relief in Japan. A portion of the sale of each board will be donated to the cause ($20 per board). The Rising Sun is available in all Shadow sizes.

Dimensions

  • Height: 7'6"
  • Width: 22 3/4"
  • Thickness: 2 3/4"
  • Fins Included: FCS 5 Fin Box

Construction

TEC

Fins

All Von Sol Shadows come with FCS quad fins plus Nubster. The Nubster is a center fin designed to eliminate squirl associated with your basic quad and has a single tab to move it forward or back based. The Nubster fin, deemed by the media as "the guitar pick", during the Quiksilver Pro New York contest was the 5th fin Kelly Slater used on his quad. According to Kelly's report "that fifth fin just tightens and smooth's the whole thing up."

Nubster

Shadow 8'0"

Design Notes

The Shadow is the perfect hybrid between a fish and the performance qualities of a shortboard. The surface area of this four fin design generates amazing amount of speed. The pulled in tail template with a single fluted, elevated wing to round pin, allows it to go places that fishes are limited. The hull design is a single to heavy double barrel concave with a magic relaxed rocker. Designed to be the "What's Next" after the fish.

Von Sol Rising Sun

Boardworks and Sean Mattison announce the Von Sol Rising Sun and a board campaign to help raise disaster relief in Japan. A portion of the sale of each board will be donated to the cause ($20 per board). The Rising Sun is available in all Shadow sizes.

Dimensions

  • Height: 8'0"
  • Width: 23"
  • Thickness: 3"
  • Fins Included: FCS 5 Fin Box

Construction

TEC

Fins

All Von Sol Shadows come with FCS quad fins plus Nubster. The Nubster is a center fin designed to eliminate squirl associated with your basic quad and has a single tab to move it forward or back based. The Nubster fin, deemed by the media as "the guitar pick", during the Quiksilver Pro New York contest was the 5th fin Kelly Slater used on his quad. According to Kelly's report "that fifth fin just tightens and smooth's the whole thing up."

Nubster

Jive 9'0"

Design Notes

The perfect choice for an all-around longboard. The Jive is ready to perform for the experienced surf yet is still user friendly for the novice. With a 2+1 fin setup, it has the ability to carve turns with control and will nose ride exceptionally well. You'll be Jivin' down the waves with the new Von Sol Jive.

Dimensions

  • Height: 9'0"
  • Width: 21 3/4"
  • Thickness: 2 7/8"
  • Fins Included: 2+1

Construction

TEC

Jive 9'6"

Design Notes

The perfect choice for an all-around longboard. The Jive is ready to perform for the experienced surf yet is still user friendly for the novice. With a 2+1 fin setup, it has the ability to carve turns with control and will nose ride exceptionally well. You'll be Jivin' down the waves with the new Von Sol Jive.

Dimensions

  • Height: 9'6"
  • Width: 22 1/2"
  • Thickness: 3"
  • Fins Included: 2+1

Construction

TEC

Jive 10'0"

Design Notes

The perfect choice for an all-around longboard. The Jive is ready to perform for the experienced surf yet is still user friendly for the novice. With a 2+1 fin setup, it has the ability to carve turns with control and will nose ride exceptionally well. You'll be Jivin' down the waves with the new Von Sol Jive.

Dimensions

  • Height: 10'0"
  • Width: 22 3/4"
  • Thickness: 3 1/4"
  • Fins Included: 2+1

Construction

TEC

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