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Jake Burton Gets His Own Board

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You’d think that after all these years Jake Burton would have already had his own signature board, but you’d be wrong! That streak is about to end as Jake has designed a super limited edition board called the Stone Hut.

X Games Drops Snowboarder X

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ESPN has announced they’ll be dropping the Snowboarder X and Skier X events from Winter X Games. Snowboarder X has been in every Winter X Games since the event started in 1997. “These decisions are never easy, obviously,” said Tim Reed, senior director of content strategy for ESPN X Games. “We understand the ramifications these

Burton Moving US Open to Vail Colorado for 2013

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Burton announced today that after 30 years in Vermont, they are relocating the US Open to Vail, Colorado for 2013. The US Open has been at Stratton Mountain for the past 27 years. Planning is under way, as they look to get US Forest Service  approvals to move the halfpipe to Golden Peak. The US

The Brits are Moving to France

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The Brits are moving to Tignes, France in 2013. The official dates are March 23rd – 30th. Along with the move, the big air competition is being dropped in favor of a rail event. Slopestyle, halfpipe and snowboarder cross competitions will continue on in France. Here’s the full announcement After 8 happy years we feel