Forums Splitboard Talk Forum Hey look we have a fan club! AKA David Gottorff is a douche.
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  • #666803
    Splitinbend
    242 Posts

    “so clearly some random split boader schooled him both at tranny and on the up track. he prob couldn’t even keep up to the split boarder breaking trail.
    and the the split boarder shagged his now X-girlfriend in the hot tub of the expensive condo he rented for the weekend … eh ?

    shoulda bought a sled … “

    Quote from: http://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/260805-Do-you-hate-splitboarders?p=3931464#post3931464

    #666804
    ieism
    298 Posts

    I think there was a post/discussion here about changing over and the time it takes, in case of an emergency. But I can’t find it anymore. I’m curious what your opinion on this is though, as for me it’s not an issue and I feel safe with my split partners if they have good skills and are not retards.

    I’m assuming the facebook person has a problem with splitboarders having to change over to ride mode, but I probably wouldn’t even do that in most cases. You can ski down, or walk down if it’s a small slide right?

    Unless it’s a really large avalanche and you really need a board to get down quicker? But i’ve walked on large old avalanches, and the bigger ones are pretty much impossible to ski/board on anyway because of the large blocks of snow. If it’s a smaller avalanche I would just unstrap, turn on beacon and start moving. That won’t take me very long at all.

    http://flatlandsplitfest.com/

    #666805
    IrishGav
    254 Posts

    Operation fun spam has commenced,don’t let the mofo bait you,keep it civil and take the piss! :bananas:

    #666806
    Taylor
    792 Posts

    With the now-official loss of board-free backcountry, angry skiers have suffered the single largest loss of board-free habitat in the history of snowboarding.

    Hot. Dog. That’s great news.

    Thank double-daffy goodness they’ve at least still got MRG, Alta and Deer Valley!

    @sun_rocket

    #666807
    ieism
    298 Posts

    @taylor wrote:

    Thank double-daffy goodness they’ve at least still got MRG, Alta and Deer Valley!

    Not stirring the fire, but to somebody not from the US that still sounds like a rule made by crazy people. I cannot believe there was never an organised attempt to break those rules. You must be a very obedient group of people. :doobie:

    http://flatlandsplitfest.com/

    #666810
    FloImSchnee
    291 Posts

    @ieism wrote:

    I’m assuming the facebook person has a problem with splitboarders having to change over to ride mode, but I probably wouldn’t even do that in most cases. You can ski down, or walk down if it’s a small slide right?

    Yes of course.
    Only an idiot would do a change over.

    Apart from that: unbelievable, that there still are resorts that ban snowboarders in the US.

    #666808
    shredgnar
    643 Posts

    Delete post

    #666809
    Rico in AZ
    559 Posts


    Don’t Feed The Trolls!!!!!!!!11!!!!!!!1

    C’mon guys. Part of me thinks the FB thing is just to get your panties in a bunch.

    #666811
    Zude
    367 Posts

    How did you know i wear panties? That troll looks like he needs a hug..

    #666812
    HikeforTurns
    1113 Posts

    :bananas:

    #666814
    powslash
    382 Posts

    oh snap.

    #666815
    PedroDelfuego
    758 Posts

    Way to go Forrest! Fuck that guy! Let the deluge begin!

    BTW: super cute photo of your kid, to bad its on that asshole’s page…

    #666816
    Rico in AZ
    559 Posts

    Yeah I saw that photo, weak sauce of him using it.
    Can’t you just kill the photo by making it private with your photo host? Or if you hosted it on FB, make it available only to friends? If you kill your photo at the point of the host, it should just not show on his FB page, right?

    If he’s not just kidding around with his troll page, then he’s yet another butt hurt bitch, deeply rooted in his tele supremacy, that has grown tired of folks, skiers and splitters alike, poaching his private stashes.
    Just another reason to visit CB. 😀

    #666817
    prior_rider
    109 Posts

    Another great reason to not be on Facebook.

    #666818
    PedroDelfuego
    758 Posts

    Someone sign him up to http://www.mailbait.info/ :headbang:

    Update: More Fuel for the fire…

    David Gottorff Gunnison, CO 603 1/2 Georgia Ave 81230 (970) 641-1114

    #666819
    whistlermaverick
    312 Posts

    @powslash wrote:

    oh snap.

    Ignorant educator, bad combination.

    @j.memay

    #666820
    splitchef
    41 Posts

    I reported the stolen (super cute) photo as offensive to Facebook.
    I recently had Venture post photos of my 4 year old standing on my new warranty replacement split storm. Hope he doesn’t poach my photo next.
    I think this asshole actually picked up friends (skiers of course) coming down from Coal Bank pass heading south from Silverton on Monday. They had car trouble and needed a ride to town. During the ride this guy ( I have a hard time believing its was another douchebag) went on a tirade on this subject. These are coworkers/ friend of mine who I tour with and completed my AVY1 class with last year. We went for some quick laps on CBP yesterday when the told me the story of their ride. Needles to say it got by blood boiling. I had seem this thread and then to hear that someone, a supposed profesional no less, was spewing misinformation to fellow backcountry enthusiasts while as a captive audience is appalling.

    #666821
    wjb
    163 Posts

    Haha excellent work Forrest. We should have a photoshop contest using his picture :mrgreen:

    #666822
    shredgnar
    643 Posts

    Delete post, tried to make reasonable points, but this thread is wack.

    #666824
    96avs01
    875 Posts

    @prior_rider wrote:

    Another great reason to not be on Facebook.

    +1

    165 Venture Divide/Spark Frankenburners/La Sportiva Spantiks
    163W Jones Solution/Phantom Alphas/Dynafit TLT5s
    162 Furberg

    Chris

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