Should realize? No, they knew. Rossignol were going under, and they had to slash a whole load of costs - and payrolls are one of the easiest assets to get rid of, fast.
from Sep 1 20104:43:32:
I'm just really surprised he doesn't have a ski sponsor. He's quite a talented rider, lots of dubs, tons of tricks? And he's pretty known.
And you think that's all it takes? There are plenty of skiers out there who aren't all that great at skiing, don't throw dubs, and have a limited bag of tricks, but are still sponsored. They have good attitudes, and show exemplary attitude, and most of all, they sell skis! You think it mattered that Tiger was one of the most talented golfers and known by pretty much everyone when his scandal occurred? He still got dropped by most of his sponsors. And in a cash-tight industry like freeskiing, it doesn't take much to lose everything.
from Sep 1 20104:31:51 :
What company do you think will fit him best?
Hmm... maybe Ninthward would suit his alleged attitude, ha