BURLINGTON, VT – To close out their annual fall meeting, Burton made the exciting announcement that professional snowboarder John Jackson has joined the Burton Family. Jackson will join his fellow pro-riders on the team and represent the company’s line hard and soft goods, in addition to being featured in the company’s upcoming video projects and competitions.
Jackson is best known for his unmatched backcountry prowess and has been featured in some of the most awe-inspiring segments known to modern snowboarding.
The Mammoth-local started his career off with a bang, winning the US Nationals at an early age, and going on to being one of Forum’s most featured riders. He is a two-time winner of both the TransWorld Riders’ Poll Awards: ‘Video Part of the Year’, and ‘Rider of the Year”. Most recently he was featured in the opening segments of Red Bull’s groundbreaking film The Art of Flight where his creative, fun-loving style translated into one of the most inspired segments of the film. Watching him rock out atop a gnarly AK peak, just before dropping is a testament to the personality and positive vibes John brings to the scene.
Check out Burton’s announcement video: