Jake Burton Carpenter, the founder of Burlington-based Burton Snowboards, died Wednesday evening of complications from cancer, the company announced Thursday. He was 65.
Take a Girls’ Time Out and hit the slopes at Stratton. The Girls’ Time Out Snowboard Camp, January 2-4, 2015 and January 30 - February 1, 2015, is a women-only, two-day camp designed by Stratton’s female riders to make fearless riders of every woman.
Burton Snowboards and Mt. Hood Meadows have entered into a partnership that will bring year-round, youth-focused learn to ride programs to Oregon. The package includes a Snowboarding physical education program for elementary school kids and a permanent Riglet Park.
Snow sports industry leaders and resort executives have said it for years: instead of competing for the same customers, we need to grow the pool. That’s what Burton Snowboards and Jay Peak plan in their new partnership with the Disney Corporation.