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Dew Tour Breckenridge-2013.
Just heard that for this years Dew Tour, they will be picking 15 americans and then 15 international athletes. This means that some well-known skiers from anywhere out of America wont be receiving spots, and worse: Americans that aren't at the Dew Tour level will be getting spots. My take is that since US is using the event as a Olympic qualifier, they paid whatever corporation owns Dew Tour to give their athletes spots. I think this is total bullshit, and bad for the sport. Whats your take?
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Out of the 27 participants in last years dew tour slope, 11 were Americans based on my count.
Out of the 21 participants in last years dew tour slope, 9 were Americans based on my count.
Out of the top 30 in the slope world rankings, 12 are Americans.
Out of the top 30 in pipe, 13 are Americans.
Yes this takes spots but it's not like it really weakens the field. It's like you're taking out the 27-30th ranked people and replacing them with 3 people ranked between 31st-40th. It's not like Andreas Hatviet is losing a spot because of this. Contenders aren't out. Thanks to injuries, there's a good possibility of the field being exactly the same as if it wasn't 15/15.
Dew Tour was never an open event even though there have been some qualifiers. It's always been a corporate mess.
Do you have any proof of this? Because even if it's real, it's not actually changing anything. No need to get pissy about it. Nothing actually changes even though it probably sucks for 3 or 4 people.
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