Flip Skateboards is skateboard company, owned by Jeremy Fox, Ian Deacon and proskater Geoff Rowley. Flip was originally started in the UK in the 1980's as Deathbox Skateboards (later to be named Flip in 1991). The original name “Deathbox” is a term used for the swimming pool overflow channel in the form of backyard pool skating. Flip moved from the UK to California in 1994, (team: Geoff Rowley, Tom Penny, Rune Glifberg, and Andy Scott moved in ‘95) and went on to become one of the world's biggest and most well known skateboard companies. Very important date for Flip Skateboards is year 2006 because after a fifteen-year history, Lance Mountain announced that his brand, The Firm, has folded its cards and riders like: Bob Burnquist, Rodrigo TX, and Mountain are now part of the British brand Flip.