JAKE BURTON CARPENTER

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TV Insider reports:

The life of snowboarding pioneer, inventor and champion Jake Burton Carpenter is the focus of an inspirational documentary profile that also tracks the evolution of the sport he helped popularize all the way to the Olympics.

The “godfather of snowboarding” founded his Burton Snowboarding business in 1977 in a Vermont barn, marketed to his “dear riders” in yearly catalogs, excerpts of which are narrated by Woody Harrelson, a close friend.

Jake was able to realize his vision before health issues, including a rare nerve disorder and cancer, claimed his life too soon at 65 in 2019.