Forums Splitboard Talk Forum Hey look we have a fan club! AKA David Gottorff is a douche.
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  • #666921
    Splitinbend
    243 Posts

    The thing that baffles me is that all his posts are intended for some sort of following, but who is actually supporting this guy? Not a single response is in support of this guys opinions besides Ravi, who posted quotes of submission by the splitboard community that we in fact, aren’t as fast as skiers in transition.

    #666922
    powderjunkie
    1669 Posts

    i think all the backlash has come from the pic of HFT’s kid

    simple as that

    dude needs to just take down that photo and i’m sure it will all be over.

    #666923
    Ecobrad
    2068 Posts

    +7

    The only good thing to come out of this debauchery is the Bones came out of hiatus.

    [googlevid][/googlevid]@powderjunkie wrote:

    i think all the backlash has come from the pic of HFT’s kid

    simple as that

    dude needs to just take down that photo and i’m sure it will all be over.

    #666924
    chrishami
    194 Posts

    @powslash wrote:

    Some Lord of the Flies thing going on here that makes me uncomfortable. Savages.

    Hey, great book! Now back to the lynch mob.

    😆

    167 furberg
    163/26 Venture Helix

    #666925
    BGnight
    1382 Posts

    This guy is the best troll ever and I fully support his cause.
    I truly miss the days where snowboarding/splitboarding was shunned and scoffed at. I think we’re turning into the elitists to an extent.

    #666926
    powslash
    382 Posts

    ^^ 😛
    That is some tolerant and reasonable moderating by BCrider though am I right?

    @bgnight wrote:

    This guy is the best troll ever and I fully support his cause.
    I truly miss the days where snowboarding/splitboarding was shunned and scoffed at. I think we’re turning into the elitists to an extent.

    Yes and no. Digging the dadboarders renewed fiery fuck you passion but I suffered some abuse from skier pricks as a young person that I’m still working through as a growed man. Could do without the bad treatment. Trying to find peace in my life.

    #666823
    nickstayner
    700 Posts

    Instead of fueling the troll’s fire, I channeled my annoyance into writing something on my site that some of you might enjoy. It’s a little long to repost in entirety here so I’ll just link to it: http://mtsplitski.wordpress.com/2013/03/13/in-defense-of-splitboarding-pt-1/

    #666927
    Snowolf
    86 Posts

    Wow this guy is a douchebag!

    As I posted on his FB page, since in most cases the avalanche victim is usually killed by blunt force trauma, if you are in a position to use your beacon, shovel and probe, your group already effed up big time. I really dont understand this “argument” about the time it takes to switch to riding mode either. In every avalanche class and clinic I have been involved with it seems that standard protocol is to get out of your skis or board on begin your search pattern on foot. Am I missing something here?

    There simply is no room for this kind of ignorant, bigoted attitude in the backcountry!

    #666928
    Snowolf
    86 Posts

    @pedrodelfuego wrote:


    This is his only friend and supporter on his FB page. Ravi Parashar. Why do I have the feeling that this person has no opinion of Splitboarding. I believe rather that this is David Gottoroff creating a fraudulent Facebook account to appear that he has support. Ravi looks like an enlightened individual who holds no ill will to snowboarders/splitboarders. Lets hope that David Gottoroff loses his job by doing something so despicable as impersonating a faculty member on Facebook

    “This is what motivates Ravi Parashar, economics teacher at UWC-USA since 1992. Beloved by students for 20 years, Ravi is known for serenading anyone in his path and calling everyone “sweetie”

    http://www.uwc-usa.org/employees

    Hahahaha priceless!!!

    #666903
    Snowolf
    86 Posts

    Well, he has deleted everyone`s comments except those that agree with him.

    Hey guys, if you click on the photo of our friends child, under options you can report it to Facebook as harrassing a friend. I did this and I think everybody should do this until Facebook removes it.

    #666929
    bones get broke
    298 Posts

    @snowolf wrote:

    Well, he has deleted everyone`s comments except those that agree with him.

    Hey guys, if you click on the photo of our friends child, under options you can report it to Facebook as harrassing a friend. I did this and I think everybody should do this until Facebook removes it.

    I’ve done this several times and FaceShot couldn’t give a micro shit….They wouldn’t even take down my photo that had my personal info as a caption. My picture is gone now but I think David Gottorff took it down on his own. Facebook security and harassment protection is a joke.

    #666930
    SPLITRIPPIN
    709 Posts

    Another good reason why social media spew sites like ASS-book, and twatter should be avoided at all costs.

    Bones loves those sites, so he can post up about shaving goats buttholes with his fancy ski edges!

    It would be pretty damn sweet to run into that ass clown guy in the mountains…An encounter with team shred would not be a good day for Mr. captain shithole nibbler. I mean serious…who posts pictures of themselves skiing naked in the backcountry?! Well, unless they’re skiiers with a self inflated sense of how skiing is sooo much better than snowboarding. I’ve never seen a flailing skiier in the backcountry…Like….EVER!

    #666931
    chronicracing
    162 Posts

    :nononno: 1rst rule of fight club, don’t talk about fight club, or post it on the net. 😉

    #666932
    SPLITRIPPIN
    709 Posts

    Who said anything about “fighting” …. I’m a puffer not a fighter. Key word here is “I’m”

    #666893
    powslash
    382 Posts

    Has a winner been decided yet?

    #666933
    bones get broke
    298 Posts

    @splitrippin wrote:

    Who said anything about “fighting” …. I’m a puffer not a fighter. Key word here is “I’m”

    Dude, the only fighting that I do is when I fight the nearly uncontrollable urge to kick a second hole into your ass, right next to the torn up one that you already have. David Gottorff is a lowlife shit eater and he has to live with that fact every day. I will never give up a portion of my wonderful life by doing violence to such a loser. He will know how small he is when I’m finished with him, however……

    #666934
    Swampbuster
    124 Posts

    Uh oh. Shit is getting ugly. This was just posted on the SINTA page:

    “Love this photo! “Hike for Turns” and “Bones” have threatened us and spam bombed our email because they want it taken down. Now it will NEVER be taken down as a result of their behavior. We are reasonable people who would have honored your request if it cam from an endeerig parent instead of cyber harrassing thugs. Oh ya……guess we win. Don’t worry your loss though comes with a bonus. Can you say criminal charges? Cause we can.”

    Who are “us” and “we?” Apparently he thinks he has a posse.

    Oh, FYI: I copy-and-pasted that quote directly from the FB page, so those typos aren’t mine. Nice grammar/editing. This guy is a professor?!

    #666935

    Wow, some professional he is. I made a simple comment about how if we are going to ban splitboarders from the BC, we should also ban snowshoers and mountaineers.

    I then went on to say that we should focus our energy on education about snow pack analysis and terrain management, rather than picking on any single group of people.

    My comment was deleted and I have been banned.

    Nope, no bias there. Totally reasonable guy. Ha. :thumpsup:

    He is probably going to loose his job…

    P.S. He highlighted that picture of your son, and claims YOU are going to get criminal charges? :scratch:

    #666936
    HikeforTurns
    1113 Posts

    :bananas:

    #666938
    stoudema
    551 Posts

    Wow, what a f’kin tool. I’m tempted to post on his facebook, but after thinking about it, agree with what some others have said….

    The worst thing in the world for this guy would be if everyone just ignored him. He doesn’t exist. It would drive him crazy. He’s getting off right now on the attention and clearly looking for confrontation. If he gets no attention, he’ll go f’king nuts and do something desparate. That, or just keep giving Ravi reach arounds.

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