'Too many riders trying to get paid'
Why ski companies aren't signing new athletes to their teams right now.
The question was the same every time, posed over the past two weeks to team managers and marketing executives working for some of the top ski manufacturers: Are you signing or parting ways with any big-name athletes this offseason?
And like the question, the answer never varied: No.
"We're not trying to grow at all," said Salomon international team manager Tyler Gigg.
"Nothing to report on our end," wrote Armada global brand director Chris O'Connell in an e-mail....
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