In 1973, Gordon Merchant began producing handmade board shorts under his house overlooking his beloved Burleigh Point. It was a tropical haven renowned for consistent sand bottom barrels, where life was betting in board shorts all year round.
From these humble beginnings, Billabong was born with a simple philosophy: To make the most durable boardshorts possible for surfers.
Forty years later, board shorts still define Billabong. Times have changed but the approach remains the same. We focus on quality, innovation, functionality and unique design that characterizes youth, individuality, and style. Know the feeling…