BURLINGTON, Vt., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2006/07 Burton Demo Tour
features 200 stops in the U.S. where riders can test ride the latest Burton
gear for FREE at their favorite local resort. The Tour also includes the
premier 10-stop Super Stops -- 10 weekend-long events with a dedicated
sponsor village, after-parties and jam sessions for local riders.
Every stop on the Demo Tour will give riders of all ages the
opportunity to try the latest Burton gear at no cost. The hottest Burton
boards, boots and bindings for men, women, girls and boys will be available
to demo. Riders under the age of 18 will be required to have a parent sign
a waiver on their behalf.
The Super Stops, scheduled throughout the season at 10 select resorts
across the U.S., are sponsored by Motorola, Volvo cars, Snickers, Paul
Mitchell, Nintendo and GORE-TEX(R) products. A dedicated Super Stop sponsor
village will have a huge array of new products for riders to try out and
win free gear, including: Motorola's new KRZR phone and Burton Motorola
Audex music products; visit with Swedish models Lisa and Marie as they
present the Volvo XC90 SUV and the all-new C30 coupe; Nintendo's Wii and
Nintendo DS gaming systems; Paul Mitchell haircare products to add even
more style to the tour; GORE-TEX(R) fabric featuring Burton's line of
GORE-TEX(R) outerwear; R.E.D. helmets and Anon goggles and sunglasses.
Each Super Stop will also include an after-party and a jam session
where local riders will throw down to win great prizes.
2006/2007 Burton Demo Tour Super Stops
Dec. 29-31, 2006 Winter Park Resort, Winter Park, Colo.
Jan. 5-7, 2007 Heavenly Mountain Resort, S. Lake Tahoe, Calif.
Jan. 13-15, 2007 Bear Mountain, Big Bear Lake, Calif.
Jan. 19-21, 2007 Park City Resort, Park City, Utah
Feb. 2-4, 2007 Copper Mountain Resort, Copper, Colo.
Feb. 9-11, 2007 Mt. Hood Meadows, Mt. Hood, Ore.
Feb. 17-19, 2007 Boyne Highlands, Boyne Falls, Mich.
Feb. 23-25, 2007 Mountain Creek Resort, Vernon, NJ
March 2-4, 2007 Stratton Mountain Resort, Stratton, Vt.
March 9-11, 2007 Waterville Valley, Waterville Valley, NH
The Winter Park and Stratton Mountain Resort stops coincide with Burton
Women's Learn To Ride (WLTR) Camps. These weekends offer a three-day camp
open to all abilities of women snowboarders. In addition to personal
instruction with top instructors, WLTR Camps include a special event to
benefit Boarding for Breast Cancer, goodie bags and more.
Details on the Burton Demo Tour can be found online at
http://www.burtondemotour.com, including all 200 locations. For more about
Burton Snowboards, riders can call the Burton Rider Service line at
About Burton Snowboards
In 1977, Jake Burton Carpenter founded Burton Snowboards out of his
Vermont barn. Since then, Burton has fueled the growth of snowboarding
worldwide through its groundbreaking product lines, its grassroots efforts
to get the sport accepted at resorts and its team of top snowboarders. In
1996, Burton began growing its family of brands to include board sports
equipment and apparel brands. Privately held and owned by Jake, Burton's
headquarters are in Burlington, Vermont with international offices in
Innsbruck, Austria and Tokyo, Japan. For more information, visit
Media Contact: Melissa Gullotti, email@example.com, 802-236-9349.
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