Shop now for Girl skateboard decks , wheels, t-shirts, crew necks and beanies. Having celebrated their 20th anniversary in 2013, Girl Skateboards is indisputably one of the most legit and respected brands on the market. It started in 1993 when a group of some of the best-loved pros in the industry defected in secret from their team spots over at the World Industries, led by Mike Carroll and Rick Howard, to start something of their own.