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C50_image_1465865153 Brayden_Buckingham Quote
5/30/2014 7:05 PM

Kind of a blatant question but why not? Chad Kerley , Garrett Reynolds , Nigel Sylvester are all making BOATLOADS of cash for riding for Nike 6.0. People who ride for Redbull get a fuckload of money (Anthony Messere a sponsored MTB rider was talking to me about it) and I was just wondering why Stevie chooses not to get huge sponsors. Not that I care , as long as he's happy , but you'd think if you got with Nike or an energy drink company , he'd have more opportunities to bike?

He's easily one of the best riders out streetwise , so I'd just like to think he's had major sponsors that'd rack him up both more cash and trips/parts/etc

C50_image_1396922041 bmxfromma Quote
5/30/2014 7:07 PM

I think maybe it's more because he just enjoys riding? Don't get me wrong, I know what you're saying, but is would imagine he's happy where he's at possibly

C50_image_1445212735 sundaybmxRR Quote
5/30/2014 7:08 PM

He probably doesn't want to be tied down to just one company or something, or he wants to just have fun on his bike & do his own thing.

C50_tops_1439789482 Stocksy Quote
5/30/2014 7:29 PM

I'm guessing he makes a decent amount. Adam22 bathes in money and I think Stevie lives with him so he probably doesn't need to pay many bills! Stevie wins contests pretty often too which gives him a little extra cash.

C50_image_1443538790 blaaaaaaaaa Quote
5/30/2014 7:37 PM

Well, how much does he make?

C50_img_41431155304659_1415905782 HardBMX_Tim Quote
5/30/2014 7:49 PM

Who said that Nike or an energy drink company even want him?

C50_image_1456192579 eskimojay Quote
5/30/2014 8:46 PM

Screw Stevie I want more money !

C50_image_1465865153 Brayden_Buckingham Quote
5/30/2014 9:10 PM
eskimojay wrote:

Screw Stevie I want more ...more

I might have a summer job already

Maybe will buy the United V3 Mothership in camo and Eclat Stevie forks when both are out and I have money

C50_image_1456192579 eskimojay Quote
5/30/2014 9:23 PM

I ordered some fit Mac sealed pedals today a united stay strong fat seat and a 1664 ballin chain and skull hoody and the fit bf DVD today.....s&m is almost ready to be built up just need to order my wheels in a couple paycheques but might run my Hoffman wheels till then just to get used to the bike I'm pretty stoked

C50_tops_1439789482 Stocksy Quote
5/30/2014 9:28 PM
HardBMX_Tim wrote:

Who said that Nike or an ...more

Seems kinda likely though doesn't it? I mean whether you love him or hate him, he is arguably the biggest name in BMX at the moment.

C50_img_41431155304659_1415905782 HardBMX_Tim Quote
5/30/2014 9:39 PM
HardBMX_Tim wrote:

Who said that Nike or an ...more

Stocksy wrote:

Seems kinda likely though ...more

So Nike and every energy drink company should offer people sponsorships just because theyre popular? Hell, there must be a shit ton of people missing out on their free sponsorships then.

Also, look who Stevie rides for/with. You think big name companies that are present in a good majority of society outside of BMX want to be associated with someone who is also sponsored by a brand called "On Some Shit" and is tagged in/posts videos viewed by thousands of people that involve drug use and other illegal/inappropriate activities?

Dont get me wrong, Stevie gives me the impression hes a really good guy, and I believe he doesn't smoke actually, BUT he has a negative reputation built by the people he hangs out with.

C50_image_1465865153 Brayden_Buckingham Quote
5/30/2014 9:46 PM

Tim is spot on , that's how I see it.

I know Reynolds was pretty intent on substances a few years ago but I think he cut it out lately , and almost never posted it IF at all in edits , I just saw it on his facebook. He's a good influence I'd say.

C50_tops_1439789482 Stocksy Quote
5/30/2014 9:50 PM
HardBMX_Tim wrote:

Who said that Nike or an ...more

Stocksy wrote:

Seems kinda likely though ...more

HardBMX_Tim wrote:

So Nike and every energy ...more

I'm not saying that it's the right thing to do but since companies want more money, it seems likely that they would sponsor popular people.

Like if Stevie and I could do the exact same tricks, they would sponsor Stevie over me regardless of my skills because Stevie is more popular. If Red Bull had Stevie Churchill on their team, more kids would be drinking Red Bull. That's just how companies think.

That is probably the reason why Stevie isn't on Red Bull or Monster or Vans or Nike because he is potentially saying " I ride for On Some Shit and I really am on some shit." Whether he smokes weed or not, he LIVES with people who do, therefore he is around it a lot and it gives him a negative vibe.

If Stevie still lived in CT or anywhere on the Easter Coast, he would probably have more sponsors.

C50_lightlion_1398653981 Topsey Quote
5/30/2014 9:52 PM

I honestly think Stevie will eventually Ride for "bigger" companies, Parts wise though Federal & Eclat are big names! NOTHING to turn Your nose up at! I think some people are actually over looking who He DOES Ride for! Popular Big Named Companies in BMX, just not outside of BMX like a Mega Company such as Red Bull.

C50_img_41431155304659_1415905782 HardBMX_Tim Quote
5/30/2014 10:04 PM
Stocksy wrote:

I'm not saying that it's ...more

Look who all those companies already have though. Theyre teams are stacked and overfilled.

Theyre not solely sponsoring riders to attract other riders to buy their products. Theyre also sponsoring riders who drag the interest of NON-riders to both their company and BMX. Yes stevie is an amazing rider, but outside of his bangers (which are usually all variations of the same trick..), his riding really isnt that interesting to someone who doesn't ride and have appreciation for the amount of work it takes to throw down a technical line. All they care about is who is more death defying. Who goes fastest, who can spin the most, who can hit the biggest handrails and roof drops, who makes it look easiest, etc. Stevies bangers are great but thats not his strong point and if you watch all his edits youll notice theyre all very similar, where other riders can throw huge bangers in multiple, totally different ways and styles.

He is popular and he is an amazing rider, but to be completely honest, hes really not as popular as everyone seems to think and hes really not anywhere near close to being the "best" street rider. He is one of the best tech street riders, no doubt, but he has a lack of variety which puts him down the list in overall street.

C50_tops_1439789482 Stocksy Quote
5/30/2014 10:10 PM
HardBMX_Tim wrote:

Look who all those ...more

Yes. You're right! I agree with you! I actually said in a thread about the OSS videos that I thought that Stevie's videos have been repetitive lately. I think that if BMX itself was a lot more popular then people would appreciate tech much more. Non-riders see someone do like a feeble to smith to hard 180 and think "Psh, I could do that. That isn't hard." They just don't understand how difficult BMX really is.

C50_image_1465865153 Brayden_Buckingham Quote
5/31/2014 12:01 AM

Brandon Begin will probaly get more big name sponsors. Style on and off the bike , tech lines , crazy burly clips too. I mean FIT just scooped him up !

C50_132498910_1288141411 sketchytravis Quote
5/31/2014 2:02 AM

I would think that hes just happy where hes at.

same with other riders that have potential to make mad money, but stay where theyre at. etiher that or they have loyalty to where theyre at.... or they just don't give a fuck

C50_fb_picture_1177779123 Gump Quote
5/31/2014 6:45 AM

Fuck Stevie. His riding is boring

Also fuck kerley, garret

C50_img_2577_1392780808 sketo Quote
5/31/2014 8:40 AM

can we leave "mainstream" riding to daniel dhers, chad kerley, and scooter riders please.

and brandon begin & garrett reynolds> stevie churchill & chad kerely

C50_frogman king_swag Quote
5/31/2014 11:06 AM

he donest make shit for money. adam basically pay for everything. he gets some money from his sponsors, but i have seen how he spends it and its not what you would expect or want to hear. he is pretty happy doing what he is doing right now and he makes enough from contests that he doesnt have to worry about it

C50_2014_09_07_15.15.46_1412522659 chad88 Quote
5/31/2014 11:49 AM

how much money these guys make ? its always been a quesion on my head

C50_lightlion_1398653981 Topsey Quote
5/31/2014 11:57 AM
king_swag wrote:

he donest make shit for ...more

The Mind Boggles, nah. Hookers probably Hookers...

He seems like a decent enough kid, I don't wanna spread shit whether it's true or not.

C50_img_2265_1373236816 MaximusBikes Quote
5/31/2014 1:07 PM

He makes enough. And since Adam probably pays for the food and whatnot, all he has to worry about is rent. He really can just chill I bet. Any money he makes can honestly go to anything he wants. I hope he is smart enough to save it so in case he is seriously injured or has a health problem he can pay for the expenses.

Let's face it, he is probably better off than most and has as nice a bike as you could ask for. I think Stevie is doing just fine. Not rich, but he isn't hurting for money.

C50_mexican_zoidberg_avatar_picture_12392_1367775905 adamnmexican Quote
6/1/2014 5:26 AM

stay in school kids

C50_tumblr_ltx0hs0pnc1qb70n7o1_400_1398904297 Effting Quote
6/1/2014 6:45 PM

Do realize Nike dropped 6.0 a while ago

C50_image_1465865153 Brayden_Buckingham Quote
6/1/2014 7:50 PM
Effting wrote:

Do realize Nike dropped ...more

Yes , but Nike still sponsors riders , so it's technically the same.

"basically Nike is transitioning the dilution of the 6.0 brand to focus on Snowboarding, Surf, and Skate. The BMX riders for instance will be under new contracts from Nike but perhaps you will see them wearing signature sneakers such as Koston 1s or other Nike athletic models."

C50_d81703535df466af2974143dd3dfbb1b_1464807877 Shortdude Quote
6/2/2014 8:07 AM
Effting wrote:

Do realize Nike dropped ...more

Brayden_Buckingham wrote:

Yes , but Nike still ...more

First DC and now Nike dropping BMX? What has this world come to and how come I never here about this shit until a year after?

C50_image_1456192579 eskimojay Quote
6/2/2014 8:47 AM

Ill rock dcs if theirs a good deal on them, the world does not revolve around bmx a sport full of a bunch of broke ass kids

C50_127351170_1266213348 kylecarlson Quote
6/2/2014 9:15 AM
Shortdude wrote:

First DC and now Nike ...more

Nike is still in BMX. They sponsor Enarson, Nigel, Garrett, Kerley, Kriss Kyle, Jason Phelan, Daniel T√ľnte, Simone Barraco, Alex Kennedy, and probably a few I'm forgetting...

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