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Inventor:
Poppen, Sherman R.  Search this
Physical Description:
plexiglass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 57 1/2 in x 11 in x 3 in; 146.05 cm x 27.94 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
prototype
snurfer prototype, snowboarding
Description (Brief):
In 1972, Brunswick discontinued production of the snurfer but the JEM Corporation continued manufacture until the early 1980s. This Plexiglas board, with pre drilled holes for the bindings now resembles the modern day snowboard with two rounded ends and a flat bottom. This board was custom made for Sherman Poppen and was used for hard pack snow until recently. It is one of the first to be produced by JEM and resembles the original black and yellow striped design of the first snurfer.
Location:
Currently not on view
Subject:
Sports  Search this
Snowboarding  Search this
recreational  Search this
Invention  Search this
ID Number:
2009.0092.07
Accession number:
2009.0092
Catalog number:
2009.0092.07
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-0fb2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1359404