Billabong was founded in 1973 by surfer and board-shaper Gold Merchant and his partner Rena. He started by making Billabong boardshorts at home, then he was trying to sell them in local surf shops. Surfers community fell quickly in love with them and picking them above other brands.
What is a billabong? The word Billabong origins in the Wiradjuri word 'bilaban' which means a creek that runs during the rainy season. Another popular meaning of 'billabong' is an 'oasis'. Nowadays, Billabong specializes in selling clothing, accessories, dresses, wetsuits, and hardgoods. Did you hear about the Billabong Pipe Masters legendary event? This competition sponsored by Billabong, is a part of the championship of World Surf League, happening annually already since the early ‘70s in lovely Hawaii.
Billabong is a new brand in our store right now, so you better look at your new Billabong T-shirts or new Billabong shorts now, before it will be gone.