Originally Posted by CheeseForSteeze
I can understand McMorris being slighted that White won X-Games Europe, especially since White's closeout rail hit was like a backside board no variation or something weak like that. However, I'm not sure it'd be smart to talk smack on a teammate but who knows how Burton Global internal politics actually work. Maybe they actually let their riders have some independence but I find it hard to believe that they'd let their golden goose's image tarnish too much, particularly from a teammate.
It's not like McMorris couldn't go to any other company, or surpass white as the "golden goose"