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Skip Engblom (born January 4, 1948) is one of the co-founders of the Jeff Ho Surfboards and Zephyr Productions Surf Shop in Santa Monica, California.  Engblom helped to create the Zephyr Surf Team and the Zephyr Competition Team, a.k.a. Zephyr Skate Team a.k.a. Z-Boys. Engblom was never a remarkable skateboarder himself but was a big influence to the Zephyr team.
Engblom sponsored the Z-Boys (the Zephyr skate team) including Jay Adams, Tony Alva and Stacy Peralta. Engblom was the reason that the boys started competing. Engblom and the Z-Boys frequented a locals only surf spot named "The Cove," which was located at Pacific Ocean Park, in Santa Monica, California, which later burned to the ground. Skip Engblom also played a cameo part in Lords of Dogtown (in which he is played by Heath Ledger) as a race starter.
- Skip Engblom on IMDb
- Where The Z-Boys Began
- Skip Engblom, Surf & Skate Entrepreneur by KCET Departures Video interview with Skip Engblom
-  Santa Monica Airlines Skateboards website (US)
-  Santa Monica Airlines Skateboards website (Europe)
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