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Shaun White and Jake Burton Wrap about Snowboarding

By on June 20, 2017 in Snowboarding with 0 Comments
Shaun White and Jake Burton Wrap about Snowboarding

Jake Burton has been watching Shaun White’s career for many years. What is it like for Shaun White to have the father of snowboarding in his corner?

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Jake Burton’s Battle With Miller Fisher Syndrome

By on June 20, 2017 in Snowboarding with 0 Comments
Jake Burton’s Battle With Miller Fisher Syndrome

The father of snowboarding, Jake Burton, has had to overcome many obstacles in his life, but Miller Fisher Syndrome was an obstacle that almost took his life. See how he overcame the deadly nerve disease.

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Burton Snowboards Talks Sustainability

By on April 22, 2016 in Snowboarding with 0 Comments
Burton Snowboards Talks Sustainability

If your product relies on cutting down trees and then pouring petroleum-based products over them before sliding down dwindling snow-covered peaks, you better get ahead of it…. Current CEO of Burton, Donna Carpenter, talks “sustainability.” At Burton, we have a responsibility to the sport we pioneered – and to the people and environment that sustain […]

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Jake Burton Recovering From Severe Illness

By on July 4, 2015 in Skateboarding, Snowboarding, Surfing with 0 Comments
Jake Burton Recovering From Severe Illness

Rumors have been circulating in the action sports community that the founder of Burton Snowboards, Jake Burton Carpenter, has been extremely ill the last few months with a potentially life-threatening disease. Jake had successfully fought a bout of cancer a few years ago and has been living normally since. Burton’s PR team delivered the following […]

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