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Burton Snowboards


Published October 13, 2008 at 10:36 a.m.

In 1977, Jake Burton Carpenter founded Burton Snowboards in his Vermont barn. Since then, Burton has fueled the growth of snowboarding worldwide through groundbreaking product lines, grassroots efforts to get the sport accepted at resorts and a team of top snowboarders. In 1996, Burton began growing its family of brands to include board sports equipment and apparel brands. Privately held and owned by Jake, Burton’s headquarters are in Burlington, Vermont with international offices in Innsbruck, Austria and Tokyo, Japan.