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WHY WE EXIST EVERY PRODUCT WE MAKE,
EXPERIENCE WE CREATE AND
SERVICE WE PROVIDE IS DESIGNED
TO HELP YOU HAVE MORE FUN IN
AND AROUND THE WATER.
SURF AND ENJOY.

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BOB HURLEY Surfboard shaper and visionary Bob Hurley
started the Hurley brand in 1999, embracing
a life informed by the ocean and the spirit
and creativity of youth. Prior to starting Hurley,
Bob made a name for himself as one of the
preeminent young board shapers in Huntington
Beach, and soon the world, eventually
becoming the go-to shaper for the 1978 World
Champion, Rabbit Bartholomew. Obsessed
with making boards that were lighter, faster
and more flexible, Bob eventually translated
that innovation ethos to board shorts, and the
rest is history. Today, you can find Bob
“product-testing” at home in Newport Beach,
Hawaii or at some of the best waves
around the world.

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PHANTOM Before Phantom fabric, innovation and performance weren’t in the lexicon for surfwear. Board shorts were made from heavy material, and gaudy sewn-on graphics were the industry norm. In 2007, this all changed. Bob Hurley’s son and Global Creative Director, Ryan Hurley, and VP of Innovation, Bruce Moore realized they could apply the lightweight, stretchy, water-repellent fabric used by Nike swimmers in the 2004 Olympics to board shorts. After giving a few prototype pairs to Rob Machado, Yadin Nicol and a handful of others on the Hurley team and receiving rave reviews, it was clear they were onto something special. Fast forward to today, and Phantom is recognized worldwide as a trailblazing innovation and the industry standard for performance in the water.

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ABOUT OUR ATHLETES A diverse team of the best waveriders,
iconoclasts and watermen/women in
the world, the Hurley Team exists to
push the limits of what’s possible in the
ocean on a daily basis. We relentlessly
test our products with them. We define
our brand through them.

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WHY WE’RE A PART OF NIKE Acquired as an affiliate of Nike at the end of 2001,
Hurley has a long-standing partnership with the
world’s largest and most forward-thinking sport
brand in the world. This partnership goes both
ways, with Nike’s relentless focus on helping
athletes reach their potential benefitting the
world’s best surfers (see Phantom). At the same
time, the world’s best surfers — athletes like
John John Florence and Carissa Moore —
provide a whole new world of insights that might
ultimately inform product for Nike athletes
both in and out of the water.

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WORKING FOR HURLEY At Hurley, we’re searching for smart, creative
people with a passion for the ocean and a
talent for seeing what’s beyond the horizon.
If you fit this description, we want
to hear from you.