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Burton's New Line of "Love" Snowboards Kick Up Controversy

Posted Oct 03 2008 12:59pm

Burtonboards Parents around the country are not amused.

The new "Love" line of Burton snowboards feature vintage magazine photos of Playboy models.

According to the Chicago Tribune many parents are not pleeased to have their kids riding on these racy board.

The Chicago Tribune Reports:

"The 2009 Coalition line's "Love" model to be specific - are upsetting some people who feel the boards send the wrong message. The company says the a certain number of snowboards will be made for the line, and those will only be sold in specific stores. The images are discrete, and the boards will be wrapped and sold only to people over 18."

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