Hey guys, I wrote this article for my final paper in sports business management at Wharton. I had to address it to laymen and make sure anyone could understand the sports and business aspects. It should be an interesting read and I was lucky enough to have friends help me out with the interviews.
Any thoughts? Would love to hear them. Also sorry if you guys don't necessarely agree with everything here but I had to take a very narrow view on things as to not end up writing 100 pages on it.
Name: Ahmet Dadali Profession: Freeskier Sponsors: Volkl Marker USA, Spy Optics, TME energy, Blue Tomato, La Fa Home Town: From Canandaigua NY B.O.B: Who are your favourite skiers in the game at the moment? Ahmet: For me personally, they include Mike Hornbeck, Henrik Harlaut, and N B-Dog. B.O.B: Who were your earliest influences as a skier? Ahmet: David Crichton always influenced my street skiing, just from the very beginning, He took a full on different approach to the way he hit things and stood out like crazy. B.O.B: What are your thoughts on the current state of the ski industry? [...]