Jim Rippey is one of the biggest names in the history of snowboarding. He is famous for his groundbreaking and death defying parts in snowboarding movies and is quite a competitor as well. He is a World Champion, a US Open Champion, a three time Vans Triple Crown Champion, an Innsbruck Air & Style Champion and has won countless other titles. His signature model snowboard with manufacturer Burton was the best-selling board in the world for seven years. He has done numerous stunts for films and In 2001 Jim won the ESPN “Feat of the Year” for being the first person ever to back-flip a snowmobile, a 700-pound machine. This stunt cemented his reputation as an action sports legend!
Jim has been featured on numerous TV programs and in publications including Time Magazine. He has two action figures made in his image, two baseball cards, a signature shoe and skateboard, a video game and many other products that he has designed.