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Jake Burton Carpenter, pioneer who turned snowboarding into a billion-dollar industry, dies at 65

24 days ago   |   By Los Angeles Times

Helped turn the sport into an Olympic showpiece
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Snowboarding king Jake Burton Carpenter, 65, dies from cancer complications

24 days ago   |   By NY Daily News

Jake Burton Carpenter, who turned snowboarding into a popular sport in the U.S. and around the world, has died at age 65. The one-time New York City resident was battling testicular cancer, which he had fought back in 2011 before the disease returned this year. Burton, a Vermont-based snowboard...
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Snowboard pioneer Jake Burton Carpenter dies at 65

Snowboard pioneer Jake Burton Carpenter dies at 65

24 days ago   |   By WMUR

Officials from the company he founded, Burton Snowboards, confirmed his death to The Associated Press on Thursday.
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Snowboard pioneer Jake Burton Carpenter dies at 65

Snowboard pioneer Jake Burton Carpenter dies at 65

24 days ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

Snowboard pioneer Jake Burton Carpenter has died at 65.
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