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Saturday, January 5, 2013
The week in sponsorship shake ups

By Brian Tunney
ESPN.com

After a decade of sponsorship, Josh Stricker and S&M Bikes parted ways this past week.

This past week marked one of the biggest in terms of BMX sponsorship news. Some great BMX riders landed in good team spots that fit well, while others were left scratching their heads, wondering what went wrong. Between a tough economic climate and a slow moving industry, it might look a little desolate out there for the aspiring BMX pro, but that could all change with the next round of sponsorship news. What follows are some high and low points of one of the biggest weeks of BMX sponsorship news.