The Volcom stone is plastered everywhere. The President Richard Woolcott, despite the company's success, still lives in a trailer in front of his favorite surf spot in Laguna Beach. The company was born in Woolcott's bedroom in Newport Beach in 1991. He's known as Wooly in the industry.
The founder and owner of the world’s leading snowboarding company, Jake Burton’s name is
synonymous with snowboarding. Jake’s influence on the sport of snowboarding is unrivaled.
Since 1977, his company has supported the best riders in the world and created snowboarding
gear that sets the standards for the rest of the industry. This season, Jake is embarking on a new
adventure. He and his family plan to follow winter around the globe for ten months, snowboarding
on six continents and testing plenty of Burton products along the way.