In 1977, 23-year-old Jake Carpenter set out to design a better version of the Snurfer, a stand-up sled he loved to ride as a teenager. Working by himself in a barn in Londonderry, Vermont, he sanded and whittled stacks of wood, trying to create the per...

Burton Snowboards: Jake Carpenter

By NPR Oct 23, 2017 | 12:01 AM
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