Burton bringing back the Junior Jam

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By John LaConte

VAIL — One of Shaun White’s first big introductions to the world of snowboarding was the Junior Jam, a kids-only event that used to be part of the Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships.White participated in the event as a kid and caught the eyes of Burton, a company he would go on to represent for many profitable years. In the U.S. Open’s many changes over the years, the Junior Jam became lost in the shuffle. Some fans missed it.“The Junior Jam was always my favorite,” said Michael Cohen, who watched the Junior Jam every year starting in 1995 when the …

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