Tom Burt

Tom Burt
Tom Burt

Tom Burt is a snowboarding pioneer who grew up skiing in the Lake Tahoe area of California in the late 60’s, 70’s and early 80’s before transitioning to snowboarding full time in 1982. By 1985 he became a professional boarder and ultimately had to give up his job as a high school math and physics teacher to pursue his athletic career. Throughout the 90’s and 2000’s he was considered one of the world’s foremost big mountain snowboarders, putting up first descents all over Alaska, on some of the steepest terrain ever ridden.

Articles by this author: Q & A with Tom Burt