F-One Shadow - Kiteshop.com
F-One Shadow - Kiteshop.com
F-One Shadow - Kiteshop.com
F-One Shadow - Kiteshop.com
F-One Shadow - Kiteshop.com

F-One Shadow

$1,071.00
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F-One Shadow

$1,023.00 USD

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size:
  • 5`4"
  • 5`6"
option:
  • Front Traction Pad
  • Surf Straps
  • Front Traction Pad and Surf Straps
  • Board Only with Fins

Description

Stable and easy to handle, the F-One Shadow is designed to surf any kinds of waves and conditions. It benefits from a very well balanced and really intuitive shape. This board is able to carve short turns as well as long and fast curves effortlessly.

Designed to inspire confidence in every turn and rail-to-rail transfers, the camel deck and its moderate volume deliver the perfect amount of control. You get a lot of feedback from the board underfoot which gives you the flow to engage big or super snappy vertical-style turns.

Perfectly balanced, changing feet, turning and jibing are easy and effortless and surfing becomes such a pleasure when you can focus on the waves and not on how to get your board moving. The bottoms are as easy as they are incisive and the momentum towards the top turn has never been so good.

Unlike a Mitu, it is not made to jump or land freestyle tricks. However, thanks to its light weight and reduced volume, it is fast and precise on the wave.

The width, the volume and the outline of the tail differ between the 5’4 and the 5’6 to suit the different riders and conditions. Manufactured in HD Foam Flex composite, this construction improves the balance of flex and stability. It offers lightness and provides a similar feel to classic surfboards. Shock absorbers are placed under the pad to provide extra comfort as well as to increase durability as the absorbers reduce the formation of dents.

The Shadow will let you charge like never before and will allow powerful vertical turns. Take your surfing skills to the next level.

Waveriding:

When the water starts to roll and become 3D, it is important to have the right tool. F-One Surf Boards are designed in style that will make you stand out on the water and with an attention to detail that will help you take your riding to the next level.

Carving:

When the waves are not up, you can stilll use the power of the wind and ulitimate carving shape of this surf board to your advantage. Jibing, speeding, pointing upwind – it is all great fun and freeriding starts to take on a new meaning when one of these Surf Boards is between you and the water.

Strapless Fun:

Generally kitesurfers are used to having straps that attach you to the board. Well it is no longer that simple and obvious. Riding strapless is just unbelievable fun. Standing freely on the board that is moving very fast brings much more emotions to the whole aspect of riding. The challenge of just riding and cruising make it so different and challenging that everybody should try it. The carving feeling when everything relies on the riders position and balance is multiplied by 10. Pure fun.

Surfing:

When the wind is dead and the waters are moving and rolling, there is nothing better than just paddling those waves to surf them. You can use F-One Surf boards to do so and this will be a great experience. 

F-One Surfboard Sizing:

So that rider weight and varied conditions are covered there are different sizes of Surf Boards in the F-One line. You know your conditions best; but, in the spirit of keeping the drama out of choosing the right board, talk to those who are already riding or call us anytime.

F-One Shadow 5'4 (162.5 x 46cm) Surf Board (Volume 19.5 Litres):

A smaller sized thruster board intended for lightweight riders. Its shape is very compact and nimble in the waves.

F-One Shadow 5'6 (167 x 47cm) Surf Board (Volume 21 Litres):

A great allround thruster board intended for light to medium sized riders. Its shape is very compact and balanced. This is a great board for use with straps whenever there are waves. Its slightly wider shape design helps to catch some slower waves and still surfs great in the real fast and big waves. This board is perfect for intermediate / medium sized riders.

F-One Shadow: 

5'4" (162.5cm x 46.0cm) (19.5 Litres) (Weight: 3.3kg)

F-One Shadow: 

5'6" (167.0cm x 47.0cm) (21.0 Litres) (Weight 3.4kg)

Directional Surf Straps sold separately.

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Construction:

A kiteboard sustains more constraints than a standard surfboard. It endures more pressure, mainly in the upwind stage, in the chops, and during jumps. A sandwiched construction is a must-have for our sport. F-One's research them to bamboo.

The result is a light structure, super strong that absorbs those constraints. The extremely dense cellular structure of bamboo surpasses that of oak in stability and elasticity. Bamboo is superior to wood in terms of durability and rigidity. This mighty grass is extremely solid due to high elasticity fibers lined up to the cane on the outer layer of the peel.

With regards to tensile strength, bamboo matches up with tree and steel. The use of bamboo is also environmentally responsible. It has an astonishing growth rate: the “giant bamboo” will grow 30cm to 50cm per day to reach 15 to 30 metres. Every year the “mother plant” generates several shoots allowing a full grown “forest” to be harvested after 5 years without reducing the size of the forest. 

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