Mayor’s Office

Mayor Miro Weinberger Responds to Death of Jake Burton Carpenter

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 21, 2019
Contact:  Olivia LaVecchia
                (802) 734-0617

Mayor Miro Weinberger Responds to Death of Jake Burton Carpenter

Burlington, VT – In response to the passing of Jake Burton Carpenter, snowboard pioneer and founder of Burton Snowboards, Mayor Miro Weinberger released the following statement:

“Today, the City mourns the loss of one of its great entrepreneurs and creative spirits. Both the sport and the company that Jake built have contributed greatly to the success and character of modern Burlington. I had the privilege of meeting and working with Jake during my time as Mayor, and I always appreciated the warmth, curiosity, and optimism that he brought to every room he entered. My thoughts are with Donna, her children and extended family, and the entire Burton team.”

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Press Release Date: 
11/21/2019
City Department: 
Mayor's Office