Quiksilver is a world leading brand for board-riding products. It was founded in 1973 by Alan Green and John Law. It all began in 1969 as Alan Green started producing wetsuits in their garage with a $2500 loan from his father. After the foundation the company grew in no time. The products gained unexpected popularity and soon surfers all over Australia were wearing Quiksilver's flagship, the board short. The product line of the label includes a huge diversity of high quality active sports wear and accessories such as board shorts, fleece, hoodies, denim jeans, jackets, shorts, shoes, hats, belts, snow apparel, swimwear, dresses, tanks, tees, etc.