Jake Burton Carpenter, Who Ushered in Snowboarding as a Sport, Dies at 65
Jake Burton Carpenter, whose once-modest plan to make 50 snowboards a day turned into something far bigger — a global business that helped drive snowboarding into a popular Olympic sport — died on Wednesday in a hospital in Burlington, Vt. He was 65.
The cause was complications of testicular cancer, his company, Burton Snowboards, which is based in Burlington, said.……
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