Punk rockers, skaters, and artists now have another festival to celebrate: It’s Not Dead Festival has been announced which will feature 35 bands on three stages including The Vandals, 7 Seconds, Bouncing Souls, Bad Religion, Pennywise, Descendents, Anti-Flag, Fishbone, H20, Goldfinger, Reel Big Fish, Less Than Jake, and others. It’s Not Dead takes place at […]
It’s Not Dead Festival Featuring 35 of Punk and Ska’s Biggest Bands Including Bad Religion, Pennywise, Descendents, NOFX, Plus Top Skaters, BMX, Art Exhibition, Co-Produced by Warped Tour Founder Kevin Lyman Slated for October
Jake Burton, King of Snowboarding, Recovering from Guillan-Barre Syndrome which Struck After U.S. Open of Snowboarding
Right after the 2015 Burton US Open in March, Jake Burton, Founder & Chairman of Burton Snowboards, was diagnosed with a type of Guillan-Barre Syndrome called Miller Fisher Syndrome. Miller Fisher is an extremely rare disorder that results in the body’s own immune system attacking the nerves. Jake had a very severe case that caused […]
Burton’s Massive Restructure Shifts Energy to Core Snowboarding Including Analog; End of Foursquare, Forum, Special Blend, and Shift for Gravis to Tokyo
Snowboarding, like Surfing, is going through major transition as reflected by a much weaker snow sports season from last year and lower sales moving into winter 2012-13 due to a difficult economy and the high pricetag of the sports of snowboarding and skiing in general. Burton’s announcement today regarding upcoming changes for the brand provided […]
U.S. Open of Snowboarding Moves from Stratton, VT to Vail, CO—Mixed Emotions As Heritage Gets Trumped for Festival-Like Event
There’s been much speculation among pro snowboarders and fans of snowboarding regarding Burton’s announcement yesterday, July 30, 2012, to move the U.S. Open of Snowboarding, which has been held at Stratton, VT for 27 years, to Vail, CO for the event February 25-March 2, 2013. More traditional riders feel the heritage of the sport is […]
Jake Burton Diagnosed with Cancer
Skateboarding Big Air Off 80-Foot Perches Stokes Fans at X Games 17 -Bob Burnquist Lands the Gold
One of the most exciting events at the X Games, Big Air skateboarding came with its fair share of thrills and chills and top skaters, including newcomer, 14-year-old Mitchie Brusco, threw massive tricks.
Pro Snowboarder Kelly Clark Makes Herstory with 4-Time Win in Halfpipe at the Burton U.S. Open of Snowboarding
The fun and congenial atmosphere of the Burton U.S. Open of Snowboarding continues its tradition of one of the best events in the sport.
Financial Round-up: Burton Cutbacks; Volcom Results; Nike Down but”Others” Up; Zumiez Plans; H&M Launch in Moscow
It’s a roller coaster our there with diverse global youth culture company reports and strategies indicating a wild ride for 2009.