Burton Sponsors National Snowboard Team of China

10/17/05

(Burlington, VT) – Burton Snowboards has signed a three-year deal to sponsor the National Snowboard Team of China, a division of the Chinese Ski Association. The exclusive head-to-toe sponsorship agreement includes all snowboarding equipment, outerwear, R.E.D. protective wear and ANON goggles.

The National Snowboard Team of China consists of six men and six women, each handpicked because of their athletic ability. On-snow training has just begun for these athletes. Trainer, Ben Wainwright of Glacier Snowboard Camp, also trainer for the Japanese National Team, says