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Tom Sims – Snowboard Legend

Tom Sims, a legend in the snowboarding and skateboarding world passed away on September 12, 2012 at the age of 61. A pioneer within the snowboard industry, Sims was credited with inventing one of the earliest snowboards and also led the charge for half-pipe and freestyle competitions. His company Sims Snowboards designed the first snowboard with metal edges, the first women specific snowboard, and was the first to produce high-backed snowboard bindings. DPS’ roots are ingrained in Design+Roots+Engineering, and extend beyond the realms of skiing. We wanted to pass along our condolences and praise for Sims—an innovator in the snowsports community. For the full article please visit The New York Times. - The DPS Crew