Burton are running a couple of limited edition boards this year in collaboration with the estate of Marilyn Monroe for their holiday season – so if you’ve ever dreamed of looking down at a photos of the 50s actress and sex symbol while you ride – now is your chance!
The collab will feature on the face of two of Burton’s favourites – the Custom and the Feelgood – and here’s what the Big B have to say on their new whips:
“This season, Burton takes the guessing out of giving with a limited edition holiday collection and thousands of gifts that are perfect for on the hill, off the hill and everywhere in between.
The pinnacle item in Burton’s new holiday line is the Burton x Marilyn Monroe™ collection of snowboards. For the first time, Burton collaborated with Marilyn Monroe’s estate to create beautiful snowboard graphics that feature classic, life-size photography of the legendary actress. Exclusively available from Burton and a handful of select retailers worldwide, this special collection includes two board models: the men’s Custom Marilyn and the women’s Feelgood Marilyn, fitting choices given that both are iconic models of their own. With four unforgettable images across two classic boards, the collection celebrates Marilyn Monroe’s iconic glamour and beauty that continues to excite and captivate fans around the world.”
AND – if that’s not to your personal taste – their holiday line also includes the newly reissued version of the 1981 Burton Backhill. Introducing the Throwback Snowboard, which has been produced in a limited run – and doubles up as both memorabilia and a rideable relic of snowboardings former days: