Core Values: Sustainable Innovation in Snowboarding

Snowboard design has been Burton's heartbeat since the beginning, with wood at the core of the process. Board cores are a continual evolution—constantly improving strength, weight, performance, and recently, sustainability. And like everything ... read more

How To Start Street Riding

For me, the end of contest season usually means the start of filming season. I mostly shoot in the park, but I always want to ride everything I can! I like challenging myself in different ways, and hitting street spots is one of those. It's a great... read more

Enni Rukajarvi: Photos from My Season

Living the snowboarding lifestyle results in a lot of travel, powder turns, fun tricks, epic scenery, and so much to be thankful for. There's not really a better way to describe it than through photos. Below is a collection of my favorite photos fro... read more

Psychology of Music: Kelly Clark on Contest Day

When people explain why they ride with music, they’ll often say it gets them in the mood, or in the zone to ride. I think that holds true for everyone, but in different ways. For example, I’m not just looking for a cool track to have as backgroun... read more

Late-Season Sticky? Wax Your Board

We always remember to tune and wax our snowboards before the first session of our season: it's good for our boards, it keeps us safe, and helps us go fast. Depending on where you're snowboarding and how hard you ride, this finish will deteriorate ov... read more


There's a palpable change in the Burton hallways this time of year: a later start to the workday, excessive smiling, and giddiness ensue. The east coast has been getting hammered with snow, and we've been taking full advantage. Yeah, it's been fri... read more

Rub-Down Wax: How-To with Cilka Sadar

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True Life: Burton Photographer Problems

A blizzard-lined commute had spirits even higher than usual: it was going to the best session yet—we knew it. With every intention of blogging about the morning, the Burton Girls crew set off for Stowe with our favorite photographer, Jesse, and he... read more

Canadian Burton Girls Ride Day: Even Better?

A few weeks ago, our friends up north hosted a Burton Girls Ride Day in Mont Avila, one of the stops on the Canadian Burton Mountain Festival Tour. A posse of roughly 40 French Canadian ladies met up, set up, roasted some marshmallows, and headed o... read more

Progression: Leveraging Career Opportunities with Melissa Doyle

For some, a career path is a calling: from early on, an inevitable passion—or maybe obligation—is there, ushering you along in a specific direction, with little room for varied interpretation. For others, the journey starts out unclear: unfolding... read more

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Rub-Down Wax: How-To with Cilka Sadar