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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Burton Snowboards: Origins And Spectacular Growth

    Jake Burton Carpenter first rode a toy snowboard at age 14 and dreamed it could become a major sport. By age 23, he became focused like so many entrepreneurs, and toiled in his garage, visited hardware stores, and tinkered with bindings. He gave away boards to ski instructors and lobbied...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Burton Snowboards: Origins And Spectacular Growth

    Jake Burton Carpenter first rode a toy snowboard at age 14 and dreamed it could become a major sport. By age 23, he became focused like so many entrepreneurs, and toiled in his garage, visited hardware stores, and tinkered with bindings. He gave away boards to ski instructors and lobbied...

    Provided By Stetson University