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Re: Shannon Best is Leaving Best Kiteboarding

Postby john a » Fri Sep 27, 2013 8:33 pm

oh shit does not sound good... I´m shocked! :o the kitesurf.com webpage is down though???

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Re: Shannon Best is Leaving Best Kiteboarding

Postby briansuntrax » Sun Sep 29, 2013 2:14 pm

Looks like they are (almost) up and running here http://kitesurfcom.wix.com/kitesurf#

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Re: Shannon Best is Leaving Best Kiteboarding

Postby braveman » Sun Sep 29, 2013 2:52 pm

Didn't get it. Did Fone close down his site? Why ?

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Re: Shannon Best is Leaving Best Kiteboarding

Postby danglerdog » Mon Sep 30, 2013 4:55 am

THE WORST KITE COMPANY????
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Re: Shannon Best is Leaving Best Kiteboarding

Postby DrLightWind » Mon Sep 30, 2013 1:43 pm

braveman wrote: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. :thumb:
I just wanted to add what I heard from both side for the history of rise and taste of Shannon. :jump:

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Re: Shannon Best is Leaving Best Kiteboarding

Postby braveman » Mon Sep 30, 2013 2:35 pm

:thumb:


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