Rip Curl Logo – Rip Curl is one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of clothing Australia. The company was founded in 1969 by Doug Warbrick and Brian Singer in Torquay, Victoria, Australia, first produced products for surfers. In 1970, decided to begin production of wetsuits, with a strong emphasis on technology used to create wetsuit suitable for surfing. Rip Curl has become one of the largest brands in Australia, Europe and South America, and is expanding rapidly in North America.
Rip Curl remains a private company. François Payot is the CEO of Rip Curl International.
Besides selling to independent retailers worldwide, Rip Curl operates stores in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, USA, Canada, England, Israel, Chile and Argentina.