Skullcandy is an American company that is known for making headphones and earphones. Skullcandy is a privately held company and is based out of Park City, Utah. It was founded in 2003 by Rick Alden. The Skullcandy company also sponsors professional athletes in snowboarding, skiing, skateboarding, wakeboarding, motocross, and the biking communities. They are partners with the X Games, Zumiez Couch Tour, South by Southwest, and the Vans Warped Tour.