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Old 10-17-2019, 09:40 AM
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Plus there is the player-specific mold aspect of it. Like if GG left Innova would his new sponsor create a Sonic for him.
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Old 10-17-2019, 10:39 AM
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I really hope the Nikko/DM deal happens. Huge fan of both.

I dont think it will be a mixed bag type of deal, at least not fully. Perhaps 1-2 must have discs if Nikko insists but otherwise I am sure it will be DM only (obviously Evolution and Active included, but that doesnt open the door for Lat64 or Yikun discs).

I dont know Nikkos bag (who does???) but I would have said Wizard is the one disc he would have a hard time replacing. But as of late he has been putting with Magics, and nowadays DM has the P3x and Link that are not that far removed from Wizards. Dunno, will have to wait and see.
He answered on instagram he throws: Bosses, PD2, destroyers, MD3, Firebird and i cannot remember what else. but if you go creep his usdgc ( i believe) posts on instagram he lists his bag in the comments.
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Old 10-17-2019, 10:49 AM
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Financially, I do not understand how someone lives on the road throwing a mixed bag. At the highest level, if you feel throwing exactly what you want increases your standings in every event, that far from makes up what could be made with bonuses and tour series discs from a few spots down.

90-95% of sponsored players do it because it's a financial necessity, not because they only love the brand they are throwing.

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Old 10-17-2019, 11:03 AM
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(Genuine question) Why does it matter to you which sponsor sponsors which Pro?
Because it's something to talk about on these here boards.

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Old 10-17-2019, 11:10 AM
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It didn't stop him from leaving Gateway before and his uncle is the owner/founder.

I was thinking about Nikko as the USDGC was finishing because most sponsor/player agreements have significant bonuses in place for winning or even top 3-5 finishes at the sport's premiere events. He probably missed out on considerable bonus money by throwing a mixed bag.

For this reason alone, I don't think we'll see a lot of mixed bags by disc golf's top players in the near future.


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Nikko just released a new hemp blend wizard through Gateway iirc. Don’t see him leaving gateway unless there’s a considerable offer on the table.

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Old 10-17-2019, 11:12 AM
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Mixed Bag Nikko > Company Man Nikko

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For those suggesting that AB move to Discmania, has someone moved completely from one to the other? Seems like they don't poach from each other but have slowly tried to separate. Avery Jenkins seems to have a unique partnership with both, but as more of an employee it seems.
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Old 10-17-2019, 11:16 AM
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For those suggesting that AB move to Discmania, has someone moved completely from one to the other? Seems like they don't poach from each other but have slowly tried to separate. Avery Jenkins seems to have a unique partnership with both, but as more of an employee it seems.
We went though this question last year and it was decided that this would not happen. I don't have the time to prerube myself now though
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Barsby to Prodiscus.
 

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Wysocki to Young Living Essential Oils.

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