Burton Announces 2006/07 U.S. Demo Tour Schedule

Largest Demo Tour in the World Includes More than 200 Stops and 10

Exclusive Weekend-Long Super Stops Featuring Sponsor Village, Parties and


Dec 21, 2006, 00:00 ET from Burton Snowboards

    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, mgullotti@gmail.com, 802-236-9349.

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