Sad day in the snowboarding world as Jake Burton lost his battle with cancer yesterday. Jake was a huge figure in my life growing up and continued to be when I worked at Burton.
This timeline that the Burton team posted is a great read on the history of Jake and his life:
He also did an interview with Guy Raz for the “How I built This podcast that I really enjoyed: https://www.npr.org/2017/12/05/559034228/burton-snowboards-jake-carpenter
My first Burton snowboard circa1991. #Burton #RideonJake