lakai X girl 20 years

The legend of Carroll and Howard continues…

by Josh Madden

lakai x girl 20 years

In 1993, Mike Carroll and Rick Howard thought they might have a better formula for a skateboard company, which let them to founding Girl skateboards. While it was a risk, they felt like they owed it to the sport and their fellow athletes to take that chance. The success of this "skater-run" company led them to founding Fourstar Clothing, The Royal Truck Co. and in 1999 they started their footwear company,



From skate to fame, 


Skateboarding Company is celebrating 20 years in the business[.] And to mark this milestone, 


Footwear will release two new shoes in its men's line--the Camby and Griffin. The Griffin (above) is our pick, with its vulcanized construction that ensures it outlasts a typical glued sole. Plus, that iconic Girl logo featured as the branding hit on the tongue, insole and and heel tab look as sharp as ever. Check out the full line 


and get these anniversary shoes before they're gone.