aero Snowboard

Founded by snowboarder Austin Smith and skier (and designer) Eric Pollard, season eqpt brings together plenty of knowledge from professional athletes for snow-sliding gear. Their snowboards are crafted to last, with a Lifetime Service Pass offering a yearly tune-up, unlimited machine waxing, 30% off other types of repairs and the first ski mount or snowboard binding set-up free of charge. The aero is a tapered …

Jake Burton Carpenter Gift Set

Layered with thoughtfulness, this collaboration launches on what would have been Jake Burton’s 67th birthday in an edition of 1,977 units to commemorate the year he debuted his brand and birthed an industry. The set features a stainless steel Shinola Duck watch, a replica Burton Backhill Board (The BB1) and a 288-page coffee table book documenting Burton’s life journey. Also included is a leather cooler …

Farewell to Snowboard Pioneer Jake Burton Carpenter

Founder of Burton Snowboards, Jake Burton Carpenter has died at 65 years old from complications relating to cancer. In 1977, Carpenter left NYC for Vermont to develop what was then inventor Sherman Poppen’s rudimentary snowboard. Four decades later and the Burton name (by now making much more than boards) is synonymous with winter sports. Carpenter pioneered the sport, lobbied for snowboarder rights at resorts and …