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Do I need to win races to be sponsored?
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Hey everyone, just wondering if I need to win races or if I can just get sponsored for slides and going fast? I live in a small country town where the nearest race is 5 hours away. I can do most…Click here for the full story

Tags: races, slides, Sponsorship

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kevin LeFrank Feb 5, 2013.

 

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"Any longboarders in Armidale, NSW keen for a ride tomorrow?"
Apr 27, 2013
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"Bought the 2012 wolfshark today, anyone know any good spots in north Burleigh/ Miami?"
Feb 12, 2013
Kevin LeFrank replied to Charlie Dolbel's discussion 'Do I need to win races to be sponsored?'
"Another point is some shops don`t even know what to buy these days they just stock crap.  I mean if you are skating to get other people stoked and having sessions, then it only makes sense that the shop would ask you "what should we…"
Feb 5, 2013

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Dani replied to Charlie Dolbel's discussion 'Do I need to win races to be sponsored?'
"No worries man, happy skating! If it's meant to happen, it will happen!"
Dec 7, 2012
Charlie Dolbel replied to Charlie Dolbel's discussion 'Do I need to win races to be sponsored?'
"Thankyou you're very right there, I'll wait a while before thinking about it again thankyou all for your help :)"
Dec 7, 2012

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Dani replied to Charlie Dolbel's discussion 'Do I need to win races to be sponsored?'
"Having sponsors is (or should be) like having a full time job. You don't just sit back and wait for the free shit to roll in. You have work to do, like Jacko said, you are being paid for work you have done for the company. Be it getting them…"
Dec 6, 2012
dude replied to Charlie Dolbel's discussion 'Do I need to win races to be sponsored?'
"You don't have to ride for landyachtz to ride a switchblade. Find a shop that has a switchblade or a setup you'd like, and if you get sponsored you can honestly send them off to your shop. If you're riding a switchblade and your shops…"
Dec 6, 2012

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Jacko replied to Charlie Dolbel's discussion 'Do I need to win races to be sponsored?'
"sorry to say this but it sounds like you want to get sponsored just for the sake of being sponsored...? your not quite getting the whole deal that everyone is laying out for you in simple terms here. maybe you should just keep skating and make…"
Dec 6, 2012
Charlie Dolbel replied to Charlie Dolbel's discussion 'Do I need to win races to be sponsored?'
"I'm not a giveruperer but getting sponsored by landyachtz is gonna be very very hard for anyone especially me!"
Dec 4, 2012

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Lachlan Cashman replied to Charlie Dolbel's discussion 'Do I need to win races to be sponsored?'
"I think you've missed the point there man, if the shop isn't stocking gear you like, why would you want to ride for them? If you don't like the product, why would you tell people to buy it? On the other hand, if you don't like…"
Dec 4, 2012
Charlie Dolbel replied to Charlie Dolbel's discussion 'Do I need to win races to be sponsored?'
"Thakyou! :) So I have to ride their boards in videos? Because I'd much prefer my switchblade to anything the local store offers :P but if I have to then I will"
Dec 4, 2012

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Lachlan Cashman replied to Charlie Dolbel's discussion 'Do I need to win races to be sponsored?'
"Sounds like you're in it for the right reasons man! Make some videos, get some feedback, make some more videos, and when you've got something your really stoked on, send it out to some shops and brands you respect and appreciate, who…"
Dec 4, 2012
Charlie Dolbel replied to Charlie Dolbel's discussion 'Do I need to win races to be sponsored?'
"I wanna be sponsored so be seen doing the thing I love and make people want to do what I do :) So I should try starting making videos for my local skate shop and promoting their stuff? I don't really need free stuff like I'm not rich but…"
Dec 4, 2012

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Jacko replied to Charlie Dolbel's discussion 'Do I need to win races to be sponsored?'
"you also ask yourself why you want to be sponsored. is it coz u love skateboarding so much that you want to do it all day every day, make it ur job and ur bread and butter? are you after opportunities to travel and race and learn how to…"
Dec 4, 2012
Charlie Dolbel replied to Charlie Dolbel's discussion 'Do I need to win races to be sponsored?'
"Thanx bugs :)"
Dec 3, 2012
Kanufi replied to Charlie Dolbel's discussion 'Do I need to win races to be sponsored?'
"Instead of wanting to be sponsored by a skate company try other stuff like Mars bars or chips and stuff. Go for a Lillie company spono and swap it for gear. I will trade you my cnc trucks for a box of chips. Might work."
Dec 3, 2012

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Downhill, Sliding, Flatland

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