Who created the Burton Custom?

Who created the Burton Custom?

The year was 1977. Jake Burton Carpenter had recently graduated college and was working 12 to 14-hour days at an investment firm in New York City. Lucky for us (and millions of snowboarders), he had bigger and better things on his mind.

When was Burton founded?

December 1, 1977, Londonderry, VTBurton Snowboards / Founded

What did Jake Burton have?

Jake Burton Carpenter was a member of the Vermont Sports Hall of Fame. Carpenter survived several health scares in his later years: knee injuries, testicular cancer, pulmonary embolism, and, notably, the Miller Fisher variant of Guillain–Barré syndrome, a rare and serious neurological disorder.

Is Jake Burton still alive?

November 20, 2019Jake Burton Carpenter / Date of death

Where is Burton custom made?

Burton Custom 2010-2020 Snowboard Review

Riding Style All Mountain
Manufactured in China
Shape Twinish
Camber Profile Traditional Camber
Stance Setback -12.5mm

What is the Jake Burton story?

An irreverent entrepreneur overcomes a series of adversities to create a new sport- and unexpectedly launches a global cultural phenomenon: snowboarding.

How much is Jake Burton worth?

approximately $700 million
Last year it had an estimated $400 million in revenue and a 32% share of the global snowboarding market. Burton, owned equally by Jake and Donna at the time of his death, is valued at approximately $700 million.

How much does the Burton Custom weigh?

Weight-wise: the Burton Custom X Snowboard weighed about 7.47 pounds but weight can alter from one board to another depending on the size of the board.

Who founded Burton Snowboards?

Jake Burton CarpenterBurton Snowboards / Founder
About Jake Jake founded Burton Snowboards out of a Vermont barn in 1977 and dedicated the rest of his life to snowboarding. He was our founder, the soul of snowboarding, the one who gave us the sport we all love so much.

Who made the first snowboard?

Tom SimsSnowboard / Inventor

How old is Jake Burton Carpenter?

65 years (1954–2019)Jake Burton Carpenter / Age at death