Essex Junction rider starts craft snowboard company

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Max Holzman, founder of MTN Local Snowboards of Essex.

Snowboarder Max Holzman announced the launch last week of MTN Local Snowboards, a line of men’s and women’s snowboards hand built in his shop in Essex Junction.

The line includes split boards and carbon fiber models built with wood, custom composites and bio-resin.

Each snowboard is hand shaped and pressed in a custom steel press. Visit for more information.