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Old 08-09-2019, 08:03 PM
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Both Paige and Cat are former Discraft Pros, so they would have some familiarity with the brand, family, product, etc.

Would that open the door to Discraft potentially pulling them back into the fold? Maybe. Maybe not. It may not hurt Discraft's chances in the event that one of them were looking to move, but I doubt it would entice them to begin looking.
I'd love to see PP back with DC. More Ti Stalkers hopefully.
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Old 08-10-2019, 11:21 AM
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I think DD is like a family of sorts for PP, much more so than Innova ever was for Paul. . .so i don´t think we will see her leave. .

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Old 08-10-2019, 01:07 PM
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I think DD is like a family of sorts for PP, much more so than Innova ever was for Paul. . .so i don´t think we will see her leave. .
Well Paul never got to help design discs or the like with Innova, something he has wanted to do is be more hands on. Also hard to be a close family brand for Innova when the brand is the biggest of the Disc Golf manufactures and making discs for 3 other companies the year you start thinking about leaving Innova. I know with other brands they might be making 2 other brands but they are not like Innova being big enough that the brand can not exist as a really close family. Climo only had that because he had started with Innova in the mid 1990's when the brand was on par with Discraft as to how big they were. Now Innova with its push to get into places like Walmart's, Dicks Sporting goods, and That other big box athletic store you see that Innova in staring in late 2000's ended up on top even though the Innova brand was headed that way anyhow getting Ching in 1990's and then Millennium in 1999. Best the second brand at the time in 2000's had was Discraft with eventual side brand DGA when either Steady Ed died or sold the brand in early 2000's.
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Old 08-10-2019, 02:21 PM
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I'd love to see PP back with DC. More Ti Stalkers hopefully.
I could get on board with my fave MPO and FPO players both with DC.
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Old 08-10-2019, 04:03 PM
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I think DD is like a family of sorts for PP, much more so than Innova ever was for Paul. . .so i don´t think we will see her leave. .
Totally agree with this, especially after what PP went through with Prodigy.

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I think DD is like a family of sorts for PP, much more so than Innova ever was for Paul. . .so i don´t think we will see her leave. .
Totally agree with this, especially after what PP went through with Prodigy.
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Old 08-10-2019, 05:23 PM
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I think DD is like a family of sorts for PP, much more so than Innova ever was for Paul. . .so i don´t think we will see her leave. .
DD was family for Paige when she was with Discraft. She toured with EMac back then. I get the impression that she didn't realize what she was giving up when she went to Prodigy, perhaps because DD as a manufacturer wasn't much of a reality until after she left.

I don't think any manufacturer is really out to lure top FPO players on to their teams at this point. The 3-4 most significant sponsor changes in the FPO division over the last few years have struck me more as the women looking to move on from their old sponsor rather than being lured away by a Godfather offer (i.e. "an offer she can't refuse"). Val left Innova before she had anything new locked up. Same for Elaine and Discraft. Paige wasn't really shopping herself, she left Prodigy to go to DD because that's where she wanted to be regardless of what they offered (but they do take very good care of her). Maybe Hokom to MVP was a lure deal, but it's not like Legacy was in a position to match even a modest offer from someone else.
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Old 08-11-2019, 07:58 AM
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Just my opinion but, I don't think Catrina Allen has left Prodigy yet, simply because she hasn't had any better offers. She's made some big strides the past year or so with her social media presence. She appears to be much happier overall. At 34 I can't help wonder if there's some self pressure to make some big things happen now, in hopes of attracting a better sponsorship deal. Winning Worlds could be the spark that ignites some serious new offers.
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Old 08-11-2019, 08:02 AM
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but it's not like Legacy was in a position to match even a modest offer from someone else.
Does Legacy actually sponsor anybody outside of California anymore?
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Old 08-11-2019, 08:11 AM
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No doubt that Cat is very good at Discgolf . . but does she sell discs?

The "popularity vs skill" factor is interesting in sports

Seems like most pros are "locked in" a contract so will we see any movement at all for 2020?
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