Post subject: Re: Shannon Best is Leaving Best Kiteboarding
Posted: Mon Sep 30, 2013 1:43 pm
Very Frequent Poster
Joined: Mon Aug 12, 2002 1:00 am Posts: 1794 Location: Miami @ 6" Flat Butter!
Didn't get it. Did Fone close down his site? Why ?
Since you're a braveman to ask I tell you what I heard. As I mentioned it was USA F-One Distributor Rafael's site http://www.kitesurf.com and business which was completely shut down because of contract litigation between F-One. Now that old site is redirected to http://kitesurfcom.wix.com/kitesurf# as Shannon's new site. But before it happened they lost Shannon as a consequences he was asking to get paid. According Rafael he was asking over a 100K for his position included all expenses to be covered. Obviously he couldn't pay that amount so it was a good reason, Shannon created his own Best dream the way he told me at our spot, since he had all the chemistry as also being a good rider in those days. I never forget his dynamic days when he used to be boosting over 40 feet while testing a prototype T.T. and broke completely half after a big boost. I just wanted to add what I heard from both side for the history of rise and taste of Shannon.
Shannon Best.jpg [ 132.32 KIB | Viewed 739 times ]
Last edited by DrLightWind on Mon Sep 30, 2013 2:35 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Users browsing this forum: Bing [Bot] and 22 guests
You cannot post new topics in this forum You cannot reply to topics in this forum You cannot edit your posts in this forum You cannot delete your posts in this forum You cannot post attachments in this forum