John Jackson to Burton!?

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  1. jlesniakphoto

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    John Jackson to Burton!?   

    Saw this posted by a friend on FB.

    john jackson to burton

    Looks like he's going to be riding hardgoods and softgoods (read AK outerwear, custom, slx boots and diode binders).

  2. big_matt

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    John Jackson to Burton!?   

     Yea its on the burton website.

  3. jlesniakphoto

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    John Jackson to Burton!?   

     Here's the official announcement vid too.
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  4. DK

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    John Jackson to Burton!?   

    shocking news  

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    John Jackson to Burton!?   

     

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    John Jackson to Burton!?   

    But aren't forum and special blend owned by Burton anyway? So, not exactly much of a change.

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    John Jackson to Burton!?   

    they couldn't just leave him to forum? i guess it's all the same anyway.

    i believe in the line "it all works; get in where you fit in." nothing against B, but i don't think johnny fits well in there. i don't really know where i see him. maybe mervin? probably cause of his bro. plus when he's part of a gnarly trio with lando and t-rice who are both on lib....... i dunno. ntic of course :)

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    John Jackson to Burton!?   

    Hope he gets a raise.

    spenser said: they couldn't just leave him to forum? i guess it's all the same anyway.

     

    I think the Forum/Special Blend/Foursquare is where Burton leaves the riders they don't want.

  9. alexxx

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    John Jackson to Burton!?   

     payday!
    good for him

  10. Junkshow

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    John Jackson to Burton!?   

     I hope he still gets to do what he wants.

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    John Jackson to Burton!?   

     I was thinking that he didn't fit in at all at Forum. Their catalog this year stated that they don't make boards for big mountain riding. Hope this means we get to see some vid of Jackson and Nico shredding together.

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    junkshow said:  I hope he still gets to do what he wants.

     

    jlesniakphoto said:Hope this means we get to see some vid of Jackson and Nico shredding together.

     

    me too.

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    jlesniakphoto said:  I was thinking that he didn't fit in at all at Forum. Their catalog this year stated that they don't make boards for big mountain riding. Hope this means we get to see some vid of Jackson and Nico shredding together.

     
    yup, Everything forum makes now is really soft and geared towards park riding

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    jlesniakphoto said:  I was thinking that he didn't fit in at all at Forum. Their catalog this year stated that they don't make boards for big mountain riding. Hope this means we get to see some vid of Jackson and Nico shredding together.

     

    Yeah I saw that, their "shift left" or whatever. As said its all the same company, I agree that he fits better over at the big B.

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    John Jackson to Burton!?   

     Just read this on tumblr

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    John Jackson to Burton!?   

    I agree with Spenser. I think he fits with Lib. His bro is there + Rice and Lando. I wonder if the Burton guys are told what to ride or free to choose. Cuz it seems Nico went from a stiff T6 to a medium flex Custom. John J also on a Custom.

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    John Jackson to Burton!?   

     you don't really know what's under the graphics, just sain'

    The B will probably want to tell him what to do, but I guess they want him for what he is - a big mountain heavy hitter, so, good for him  

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    John Jackson to Burton!?   

    Ahh the Nico Mueller board mystery. Dude is so good, he could ride a log. But when he got his own pro model, the Eco-Nico, it used a woodcore. And now he's using a Custom? This supports my theory he was riding a woodcore board with T6 graphics in the past.

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    John Jackson to Burton!?   

     worth the trade for the uninc crew

    I just watched twelve, gigi and muller together make magic happen. All over the muthufuckin'place.

    I like JJ. he's fun to watch, goes HUGE. Good for him, B has Money, it payz the heli.

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    John Jackson to Burton!?   

     There are officially too many JJs in snowboarding...... BMJJ, JibJJ, and AbitofEverythingJJ.  

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    f18 said:  
    I like JJ. he's fun to watch, goes HUGE. Good for him, B has Money, it payz the heli weed.

     

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    John Jackson to Burton!?   

    dk said: shocking news  

     +1

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    jlesniakphoto said:  I was thinking that he didn't fit in at all at Forum. Their catalog this year stated that they don't make boards for big mountain riding. Hope this means we get to see some vid of Jackson and Nico shredding together.

     

    agree, forum is more of a street/jib thing it seems. bummer this means pat moore has prolly been shelved too then.

  24. Spenser

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    John Jackson to Burton!?   

    love pat moore. wonder where he will go if/when he goes...

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    John Jackson to Burton!?   

     this was a nice suprise for me. FWIW when I handflexed the '12 custom I was surprised at it's stiffness. but maybe it's because we've had 'japan-flex' customs here the last few years.

    I actually wanted to start a thread discussing which boards riders ride and what it meant since I was confused about Nico being on the T6 and then riding customs and custom x's. Wouldn't the barracuda be better for him?

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    John Jackson to Burton!?   

    drjcv said:

    jlesniakphoto said:  I was thinking that he didn't fit in at all at Forum. Their catalog this year stated that they don't make boards for big mountain riding. Hope this means we get to see some vid of Jackson and Nico shredding together.

     
    agree, forum is more of a street/jib thing it seems. bummer this means pat moore has prolly been shelved too then.

     

    Totally agree. Would love to see Pat Moore go somewhere else (maybe Yes?). That dude is the shiz.

  27. drjcv

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    John Jackson to Burton!?   

     probably nowhere, unfortunately.

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    John Jackson to Burton!?   

    In the latest Onboard Mag, Nico mentioned he likes camber, so maybe that's why he's not on the Barracuda.

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    John Jackson to Burton!?   

    He does a lot of switch riding too.

  30. drjcv

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    John Jackson to Burton!?   

     So does kazu. On a barracuda.

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