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In Memoriam: Sherman Poppen

Sherman Poppen, former owner of Lake Welding Supply in Muskegon, Michigan, and inventor of the Snurfer, a product that would later become the snowboard, died on July 31, in Griffin, Georida. He was 89 years old. To read his full obituary, including a detailed account of how Poppen became the “father of modern snowboarding” click here.

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