Sector 9

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Sector 9
Industry longboard manufacturer
Founded 1993[1]
Founder Steve Lake, Dave Klimkiewicz, and Dennis Telfer and Tal O'Farrell
Headquarters San Diego, California, United States
Parent Bravo Sports

Sector 9 is a longboard manufacturer and subsidiary of Bravo Sports.[2] The company was started in La Jolla, California in 1993 by cofounders Steve Lake, Dave Klimkiewicz, Dennis Telfer, and Tal O'Farrell.[1][3] Sector 9 is currently headquartered in San Diego, California.[4]

Sector 9 specializes in longboards for surfing, longboarding, and snowboarding. Their main focus is on hard goods, but they also offer a range of soft goods.[5]

Billabong International acquired Sector 9 in 2008. On June 28, 2016 it was announced that Bravo Corp had purchased the company from Billabong for 12 million dollars.[5]

Sector 9 sponsors numerous different skateboarders and surfers, including Joel Tudor.[6]

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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. ^ "Bravo Sports Corp. Acquires Skateboard Manufacturer Sector 9". Retrieved 2016-09-09. 
  3. ^ Debra Phillips, G. David Doran, Elaine W. Teague, and Laura Tiffany, Business Library, "Young millionaires", November 1998, Retrieved 2012-02-09.
  4. ^ Atlas International, "Culture - San Diego" Archived 2008-12-28 at the Wayback Machine., Retrieved 2012-02-09.
  5. ^ a b, "Billabong International Limited Acquires Sector 9" Press Release, 2008-07-02, Retrieved 2012-02-09.
  6. ^ "Joel Tudor". Surf Team. Sector 9. Retrieved 9 February 2012. 

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