Pro-Lite was conceived in 1982 by two traveling Californian surfers, Bill Hapgood and Dave Neilson. Prolite was the first brand to make travel bags for surfing. It was during the 1990s that Pro-Lite expanded its offering with leaches, pads, racks and other accessories for surfing.

The brand has kept its place and its image as a specialist in surf accessories, with a strong commitment to quality products, surfed by the greatest such as: Matt Wilkinson, Eithan Osborne, Josh Kerr and others.