O'NEILL HERITAGE

The heritage of O'neill

born out of our norcal roots, we fundamentally believe in the power of nature to feed our soul. Once you feel it, you go back for it. Again. and Again. It's always summer on the inside.

1950's

First surf shop

Jack opens the world's first surf

shop in 1952 in San Francisco

First wetsuit

Jack invents the world's

first wetsuit and the O'Neill

brand is born

1960's

Long & Short John

The Long John & the Short John

become iconic wetsuit models

Expansion beyond the ocean

Jack's innovative, pioneering approach

expands beyond the ocean

1970's

Supersuit

Jack O'Neill's designs the supersuit

Neoprene snow pants

The Long John & the Short John become

iconic wetsuit models

Invention of the surf lash

Jack O'Neill's son Pat O'Neill invents

the surf leash

1980's

The rashguard is born

Another first for O'neill - the rashguard is born

First split-toe boot

O'neill launches the worlds first

split-toe surf boot

First split-toe boot

O'neill launches the worlds first

split-toe surf boot

1990's

2000's

The Sea odyssey

Jack O'Neill pioneers the O'Neill sea odyssey

2000's

A new icon for O'Neill

Jordy Smith becomes O'neill new icon

The heritage of O'Neill

born out of our norcal roots, we fundamentally believe in the power of nature to feed our soul. Once you feel it, you go back for it. Again. and Again. It's always summer on the inside.

1950's

First surf shop

Jack opens the world's first surf

shop in 1952 in San Francisco

First wetsuit

Jack invents the world's

first wetsuit and the O'Neill

brand is born

1960's

Long & Short John

The Long John & the Short John

become iconic wetsuit models

Expansion beyond the ocean

Jack's innovative, pioneering approach

expands beyond the ocean

1970's

Supersuit

Jack O'Neill's designs the supersuit

Neoprene snow pants

The Long John & the Short John become

iconic wetsuit models

Invention of the surf lash

Jack O'Neill's son Pat O'Neill invents

the surf leash

1980's

The rashguard is born

Another first for O'neill - the rashguard is born

First split-toe boot

O'neill launches the worlds first

split-toe surf boot

First split-toe boot

O'neill launches the worlds first

split-toe surf boot

1990's

2000's

The Sea odyssey

Jack O'Neill pioneers the O'Neill sea odyssey

2000's

A new icon for O'Neill

Jordy Smith becomes O'neill new icon