Jake Burton Carpenter founded Burton Snowboards out of his Vermont barn in 1977. It all started when he made the snowboard Back Hill: A narrow snowboard with a single strap binding, and a rope to the nose of the snowboard. Burton were pioneers in the snowboarding industry, turning a backyard hobby into a world-class sport with their groundbreaking products.
In 1994 Burton was fully recognized when the company was one of the first on the market to present a twin tip snowboard. Today Burton Snowboards is one of the best manufacturers on the market and Burton is represented by some of the best riders in the industry. The Burton Snowboard is for beginners as well as experienced riders who want a quality snowboard.