Bob ‘Ole’ Olson Surfboards

Bob ‘Ole’ Olson Surfboards


Bob ‘Ole’ Olson Surfboards

Bob ‘Ole’ Olson is a true craftsman in every sense of the word. Ole has helped to keep the craft of planing a surfboard with your own hands from start to finish alive since he started and still does today.He is a legend in the shaping world and in the town of Lahaina, Maui where he resides. He started shaping in 1958 and his customers loved his boards. He kept shaping through the years, later moving to Maui in the 1970′s. Bob is now in his 80′s and still surfs and shapes. Every year he holds the annual Ole Long board Classic at Launiupoko Beach Park. He was recently Inducted into the International Surfboard Builders Hall of Fame in 2010.

Vintage Bob 'Ole' Olson Surfboard

1963 OLE

Bob 'Ole' Olson Surfboards

Shaper: Bob “Ole” Olson

Year Shaped:  1963

Board Type: Longboard