Appleyard and Rowley Quit Active

By: | Wednesday, April 25, 2007 //

Citing ethical differences, Flip pros Geoff Rowley and Mark Appleyard quit Active Mail Order yesterday. The two sent out email blasts within minutes of each other.

Rowley’s Email:

“As of immediately, I am no longer able to endorse Active mail order as a team rider. Differences of opinion and direction have been a problem for quite some time and I am quitting for my own ethical reasons. I will be concentrating my focus on my main sponsors, and working with them to support the bigger picture of skateboarding as a whole.”

Appleyard’s Email:

“I quit Active today due to some disagreements, and I no longer feel I can support them as an endorsed rider. I hope they will move forward and support skateboarding in a positive and fair way for the good of everyone, and in this I wish them the best of luck.”

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