brave men and women have worn and do wear the military uniform of the
United States of America. They put their lives at risk and have lost
their lives to protect our freedom, our loved ones and our right to
Sherman Poppen leaned back in his chair and a big smile came to his face as the Gold Medal was placed around the neck of Shaun White during the 2010 Winter Olympics. While the redheaded White is the international face of snowboarding today, Poppen is the grandfather of the snowboard.