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So, I know there’s a bit of a rumor going around the youth culture/action sports/industry insider/shred dog circles that sportswear mogul, Nike, is going to buy Burton Snowboards.

As it turns out, this is not true. But more on that later.

What I am interested in here is not only that an until-recently-non-endemic company is looking to buy a boardsports company, but that there is yet another buyout in the air. Let’s remember that in February of 2006, Burton bought Channel Islands  …  Details (see ad link on the right, under “Board Sports”) is running a YouTube contest for a signed GNU board, goggles and DVD as well as a pair of Union bindings.  People need to do a video reply to this post and the one with the most views on May 25th gets the prizes. 

The video gives all the details on the contest and shows the gear they’re giving away. 

It’s an awesome contest so get in on it yourself and spread the word!