DAKINE is originally from Maui, Hawaii. DAKINE started producing and developing windsurf products such as foot straps, trapezes and choirs. The brand soon gained world fame by making foot straps that were effectively functioning and indestructible. After this, the range was expanded with trapeze's and other windsurf-related accessories. Since then, DAKINE has been making accessories for most board sports related sports such as Snowboarding, Surfing, Skateboarding, Windsurfing and Kiteboarding and DAKINE has been a leader in quality and innovation. As far as backpacks are concerned, DAKINE has also been at the absolute top for years.