I agree, and have a friend who competes in SBX as well who was gutted when it was, but i think they could suffer next year as they are only 2 weeks before the olympics, and i know which most would choose...!!!
Height 5"11, Weight 200-210lbs, Born 1969
Regular Stance, Ability NOT GOOD
2102/13 114 days
K2 Jibpan 153, K2 Fastplant 154, Ride DH2 158, Endeavour Vice 155