Quiksilver refers to one of the global leading manufacturers of swimwear and surfwear. Quiksilver designs, produces and distributes clothing, accessories and related products for young-minded people and develops brands that represent a casual lifestyle driven from a boardriding heritage.
Quiksilver's authenticity is evident in its innovative products, events and retail environments across the globe. Quiksilver's products are sold throughout the world, primarily in surf shops, skate shops and other specialty stores that provide authentic retail experience for our customers.The first Quiksilver boardshorts made their appearance in stores in 1970 in Australia, and by 1986, the brand had gone public in the United States.
Quiksilver sponsors close to 500 surfers, snowboarders, skiers and skateboarders, including famous surfer Kelly Slater and skateboarder Tony Hawk. Gear can be found in more than Quiksilver 600 stores throughout North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Africa, and South America as well as in various specialty boutiques. Products are sold in a wide range of distribution, including surf shops, ski shops, skateboard shops, snowboard shops, proprietary Boardriders Club shops, other specialty stores and selected department stores
Quiksilver Inc.'s brands include Quiksilver, Roxy, DC and Hawk, which have their heritage in surfing, skateboarding and snowboarding; and its beach and water oriented swimwear brands like Raisins, Radio Fiji and Leilani.
The Rossignol, Dynastar, Lange, and Look brands target the alpine ski market, and the company makes snowboarding equipment under its Rossignol, Dynastar, DC, Roxy, Lib Technologies, Gnu and Bent Metal labels.
The company's corporate and Americas' headquarters are in Huntington Beach, California, while its European headquarters are in St Jean de Luz and S. Jean de Moirans, France, and its Asia/Pacific headquarters are in Torquay, Australia.
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