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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.”

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“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 VitalBMX.com. “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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