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 Post subject: Len10 now riding Best!
PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:45 am 
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Well I didn't see that coming?!

I wonder what his number was, Zoon was reported to get $230k

Imagine what they would have had to pay Len10!!!

Will the Best stigma be lifted finally?


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 Post subject: Re: Len10 now riding BEST!
PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:54 am 
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There is no way zoon is getting 230k???

That makes no sense.


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 Post subject: Re: Len10 now riding Best!
PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 10:12 am 
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Youri does not get as much ! BS !

But looks like Best has to sell 2000 kites just to pay the team riders.
I hope it will work out for them. Always good when people push something!


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 Post subject: Re: Len10 now riding Best!
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Andy Yates has also left Slingshot!


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 Post subject: Re: Len10 now riding Best!
PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 2:05 pm 
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230k? Your numbers are a little 'out'....


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 Post subject: Re: Len10 now riding Best!
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looks to me SS is with some serious problems. it is just strange they afford to loose both ruben and youri in a 2 month period...not to talk about lewis and andy..less known but still with a name


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 Post subject: Re: Len10 now riding Best!
PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 3:09 pm 
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You shouldn't judge a brand by the riders who leave the team but by the riders who join it. I'm sure SS will have announcements to make regarding team riders eventually.


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 Post subject: Re: Len10 now riding Best!
PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 3:50 pm 
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of couse that statement suits BESTat this moment! for sure i don't judge, i just see reality, A company has just lost its biggest symbol in kiteboarding and for me that means financial problems, unless they are signing hadlow! :jump:


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 Post subject: Re: Len10 now riding Best!
PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 4:12 pm 
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Maybe SS doesn't see that teamriders are worth so much to match the Best offers.
I don't think SS has any problems, they just do numbers. Simple.
And the riders take what they can get...in this sport is not much money, so it is smart to change.
They risk too much any way, and don't get an according payment.

I am sure Best and SS will both do fine.

And there are companies without any international tour teamrider, like Flysurfer and Core...and I am sure businesswise they do really fine!


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 Post subject: Re: Len10 now riding Best!
PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 4:14 pm 
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sq225917 wrote:
230k? Your numbers are a little 'out'....


I stand, sort of corrected.

I imagine it was a healthy amount though.


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