Jake Burton

Jake Burton was an American skier (snowboarding trailblazer). Burton was popularly known as the creator of the modern snowboard.

Jake Burton was an American skier (snowboarding trailblazer). Burton was popularly known as the creator of the modern snowboard. Also a champion sportsman, Burton. Burton was the inventor of the modern sport of snowboarding. On November 20, Jake Burton died as a result of testicular cancer.

Bio, Age, Parents, Nationality

Jake Burton Carpenter was born on April 29, 1954, in Cedarhurst, New York. His first name was Jacob. He was an American. Burton is a Pisces while Taurus is his Zodiac sign.

He was the youngest of his parents’ four children, who were born. He attended Brooks School and after graduation, he went on to study at The Marvelwood School.

When he enrolled at the University of Colorado, he was unable to participate in the ski team because of his accident. Next, he went to NYU and obtained a degree in economics.

Quick Facts About Jake Burton

Celebrated Name Jake Burton Carpenter
Age 68 Years Old
Nick Name Jakie
Birth Name Jake Burton Carpenter
Birth Date 1954-04-29
Gender Male
Profession Snowboarder
Birth Nation United States
Place Of Birth Cedarhurst, New York
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Horoscope Taurus
Siblings 3
School Brooks School
High School The Marvelwood School
University The University of Colorado and New York University
Education Degree in economics
Death Date November 20, 2019
Cause Of Death Testicular Cancer
Place Of Death Burling, Vermont
Marital Status Married
Spouse Donna Burton
Children 3
Son Timi, George, and Taylor
Net Worth $100 million

Jake Burton

Jake Burton – Career, Net worth – 2023

Jake Burton popularized snowboarding. Burton had amassed $1 million dollars through numerous contracts and other deals. On his deathbed, his net worth was said to be $100 million.

  • Initially, Jake wanted to work at a ski area in Londerry, Vermont. Then he improved on a basic snowboard. In addition, he had already sold his snowboards.
  • Most snowboard designers of this era, by the year 1970, were members of the Cadre. In 1977, he started Snowboards by his barn in Vermont.
  • By helping to turn snowboarding into a popular sport in the 1990s, he has shaped the current world competition levels. The British skier Burton brought snowboarding to the forefront in the US.
  • Burton has been manufacturing snowboards and snowboards since the 1980s. Suicide Six ski resort also hosted the first U.S. Snowboarding Championship in 1982.
  • In addition, Burton was a champion Olympian as well. He was sort of a sports father figure of the new youth movement

Body Measurements – Height, Weight

Snowboarding the 75-year-old snowboarder, Jake Burton Carpenter was quite attractive. with a light complexion, as well as eyes and hair

Relationship Status of Jake Burton

Jake Burton Carpenter married his long-time sweetheart, Donna Burton. She currently runs the Burton company. They met when Donna was 28 while Donna was 10 years younger than that. And then they had three boys—Timmy, George, and Taylor.

Who was Jake Burton’s killer?

Jake Burton Carpenter died on November 20th, 2019 due to testicular cancer. Burton Carpenter died in Vermont as a result of his cancer. Two months ago, Burton was diagnosed with cancer again. He was previously diagnosed with cancer in 2011, after which it was treated. Burton gave up and died.

Earlier, Burton Carpenter suffered from a condition called Miller-Fisher syndrome, which left him paralyzed for weeks. He was bedridden for weeks.

FAQs of Jake Burton

Did Jake Burton invent snowboarding?

  • On March 13, the snowboard community commemorates Jake Burton Carpenter with “A Day for Jake.” The inventor of snowboarding passed away in November 2019 at the age of 65. Cause of death: cancer.

What did Jake Burton invent?

  • His first challenge: creating the snowboard. Without modern-day snowboard machinery, Jake was left to build everything by hand. Unphased by the feat, he continued to experiment and progress with relentless determination.

What kind of cancer did Jake Burton have?

  • Testicular cancer

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