O'Neill Heritage since 1952

 
 

Timeline

 
1950's Jack invents the world's first wetsuit & O'Neill is born
1950's Jack opens the world's first surf shop in 1952 in San Francisco
 

 

 
1960's Jack's innovative, pioneering approach expands beyond the ocean
1960's The Long John & the Short John become iconic wetsuit models
 

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1970's Neoprene snow pants are born
1970's Jack develops the SuperSuit - an airtight survival suit for the sea
 

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1980's The O'Neill World Cup of Snowboarding is created
1980's Jack's son Pat invents the first surf leash
 

 

 
1980's Another first for O'Neill - the rashguard is born
1980's O'Neill launches the world's first split-toe surf boot
 

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1990's Jack pioneers the O'Neill Sea Odyssey Program
1990's Jack pioneers the O'Neill Sea Odyssey Program