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he was a surfer and had a dream about Surfing down mountains! so he made the first prototype two skies tied together and gave it to his duaghter as a gift! he then went on to make a more substancial model which went into production. it proved hugely popular among surfers and it took off from ther!

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Absolutely not! Tom Sims, founder of Sims Snowboards did.

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cause his friends dared him to

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M.J. Jack Burchett is credited with beginning Boardsport, or sports played with boards, be they snowboard or skateboard. He was born in 1906.

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