Shaper/founder of Index Krown Surfboards, Gilberto Nogueira is a mechanical engineer with an addiction for perfection and details. Devoted shaper since 1983, he started his career shaping by hand and today is one of the most creative CAD shapers/designers in Brasil. After more than 25 years of experience, he’s still living the dream made of friendship, achievements and winnings of a real craftsman.
Index Krown factory is located in Porto Alegre and has the latest shaping machine technology available in the market.
International trade with American companies, researches, best materials and the DSD shaping machine make Index Krown surfboards one of the most recognized factories worldwide. An important aggregate of Index Krown success is the no-stop feedback between Gilberto and his team riders focused on producing magic surfboards according to every surfers needs. Today you can find I.K.surfboards distributed in 14 Countries all around the world and in each Country we have a dedicated team of riders that interacts with the factory to develop new lines and templates.
Index Krown wishes that this effort makes you happy and satisfied after every surf session using our boards.
Enjoy the ride.
Aloha