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February 20, 2012 – October 21, 2013
American History Museum
14th and Constitution Ave., NW
Location: 2nd Floor, Artifact Walls near the Constitution Ave. Entrance
Snowboarding first appeared in the 1960s through the efforts of a few American surfing, skateboarding, and skiing enthusiasts. This History Highlight case examines the history of snowboarding and features the Snurfer, one of the earliest snowboard prototypes; a Backhill snowboard made by Burton; and objects from recent Olympians Shaun White and Hannah Teter.