Avatar - The Telegraph
The Telegraph
flipped into Obituaries
Sherm Poppen, inventor of the Snurfer who became known as the ‘father’ of snowboarding – obituary

Obituaries

Sherm Poppen, inventor of the Snurfer who became known as the ‘father’ of snowboarding – obituary

The Telegraph - By Telegraph Obituaries

Sherm Poppen, who has died aged 89, invented a primitive version of the snowboard, the Snurfer, in 1965 and became known as the “father” of snowboarding. On Christmas Day 1965 Poppen, a resident of Muskegon, Michigan, was looking for a way to get his two daughters, aged nine and four, out of the …

View on telegraph.co.uk
Avatar - The Telegraph

The Telegraph

telegraph.co.uk

Magazines by The Telegraph