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Two-time X Games gold medalist and Salt Lake City native Colton Satterfield announced last week that he has decided to part ways with Monster Energy, a highly coveted sponsorship. After expressing his gratitude for Monster’s sponsorship up to this point, Satterfield explained that the decision was not one he “made lightly.”

“Getting such an energy drink sponsor is a big achieving step in action sports; they provide more than just financially, they help their athletes in many ways,” his statement said, according to “The decision was not a light one by any means. I regret something seemingly so small, to some, as logos and various marketing, has to divide us; but I know it is the correct decision for me.”

Satterfield later elaborated on the decision, sharing his testimony of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with VitalBMX.

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