Sector 9 started in La Jolla, California in 1993 by Steve Lake, Dave Klimkiewicz, and Dennis Telfer. Sector 9 specializes in longboard skateboards for the surf, skate, and snowboarding lifestyles and its main focus is on hard goods, but they also offer a range of soft goods. Sector 9 sponsors numerous different skateboarders and surfers. Their top riders include Louis Pilloni, Scoot Smith, Joel Tudor, Gavin Beschen, Tyler Martin, Billy Green, and Shane Allen.
Sector 9 is the original longboard skateboard for the surf, skate and snowboarding lifestyles. Since 1993, Sector 9 has been manufacturing the highest quality skateboards and apparel. Ride with Pride! Features of the Sector 9 Joel Tudor Complete Longboard include 7 Ply cold pressed maple, 149mm Independent trucks, 61mm 78a Top Shelf Nineball wheels, Abec 5 PDP bearings, 0.5" Sector 9 recycled plastic risers, 1.5" low pro hardened steel bolts, and full grip tape.