Sector 9

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Sector 9
Industry Skateboard manufacturer
Founded 1993[1]
Founder Steve Lake, Dave Klimkiewicz, and Dennis Telfer and Tal O'Farrell
Parent Billabong International

Sector 9 is a skateboard manufacturer and subsidiary of Billabong International. The company was started in La Jolla, California in 1993 by cofounders Steve Lake, Dave Klimkiewicz, Dennis Telfer, and Tal O'Farrell.[1][2] Sector 9 is currently headquartered in San Diego, California.[3]

Sector 9 specializes in longboards for surfing, skateboarding, and snowboarding. Their main focus is on hard goods, but they also offer a range of soft goods.[4]

Billabong International acquired Sector 9 in 2008.[4]

Sector 9 sponsors numerous different skateboarders and surfers, including Joel Tudor.[5]

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  1. ^ a b O'Connell, Brian (1 May 2000). "What Have You Become?". Entrepreneur. p. 3. Retrieved 9 February 2012. 
  2. ^ Debra Phillips, G. David Doran, Elaine W. Teague, and Laura Tiffany, Business Library, "Young millionaires", November 1998, Retrieved 2012-02-09.
  3. ^ Atlas International, "Culture - San Diego", Retrieved 2012-02-09.
  4. ^ a b, "Billabong International Limited Acquires Sector 9" Press Release, 2008-07-02, Retrieved 2012-02-09.
  5. ^ "Joel Tudor". Surf Team. Sector 9. Retrieved 9 February 2012. 

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