Freestyle Pioneer and Father Of ‘The Ski’ Passes

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It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the passing of Bobbie Burns, a true freestyle pioneer in the world of skiing and a beloved figure in the skiing community. His daughter, Montana, fondly remembers her father as a bright light whose legacy will forever illuminate the slopes he loved so dearly.

In her touching tribute, Montana reflects on her father’s vibrant spirit and boundless creativity. Bobbie Burns was more than just a skier; he was a joyous and magnetic presence who left an indelible mark on everyone he encountered. His love for his family, his work, and his mountain was palpable, and his infectious enthusiasm touched the lives of many.

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Bobbie Burns personified the freeskiing culture long before it became mainstream. With his unparalleled skills on the slopes and his innovative design of “The Ski”, he blazed trails and inspired generations of skiers. From his signature maneuver, the “Burns Turn,” to his pioneering work in ski design, Bobbie was a true trailblazer whose influence reverberated throughout the skiing world.

But beyond his professional accomplishments, Bobbie Burns was a storyteller, a marketer, and a friend. He had a way with people and a knack for turning ideas into reality. Whether he was designing skis, launching clothing lines, or captivating audiences with his tales, Bobbie Burns left an indelible impression on all who knew him.

As we mourn the loss of a skiing legend, we also celebrate his remarkable life and legacy. Bobbie Burns may have left us, but his spirit will continue to live on in the mountains he loved and the hearts of those who knew him. Farewell, Bobbie, and thank you for inspiring us all.