The history of Burton snowboard gear and Burton clothing runs parallel to the history of snowboarding itself. In 1977, Jake Burton began hand-making Burton snowboards in his spare time. A year later, he quit his full-time job and started the first Burton snowboard factory, based in the living room of a small Vermont farm house. At the time, snowboarding wasn't even considered a legit sport; but by 1982, Burton had convinced the Suicide Six Ski Resort to open its doors to riders, becoming the first resort in the U.S. to allow snowboarding. ... Learn more about BurtonBurton has become the world's leading manufacturer of snowboards, snowboarding jackets, clothing and boots. ... Less
Reviewed by Todd R from Colorado on Sunday, March 22, 2015
My son got one of these for Christmas and loved the softness of the fabric. The warmth is perfect for winter in the Rockies and he began wearing it twice (or more!) a week. He's 11, but it sort of became his comfort clothes.
I had to get him the second color that STP had in stock, so now he can alternate. These hoodies are his hands-down favorites. The fit is pretty much right on, the quality of build seems high and we don't have to worry about any special care- they go in the washer and dryer and back on him.
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