Rusty is one man and all has begun with one man. Born in Los Angels Rusty Preisendorfer moved to La Jolla, San Diego and started surfing as 13year-old kid in California´s best waves and swells. He came very good very fast, got his first sponsorship and started to shape his own boards. 22 years later Rusty Surfboards & Clothing was founded. All New Ear Surfers of this time were riding for Rusty at this time and Names as Tony Hawk and Willy Santos took the brand to snowboarding and skateboarding with great success. A lot of Wakeboarders discovered Rusty as well and the brand became a well known Company in the wakeboard business.