Miller sues ski supplier Head, eyes racing with other brand
VIENNA » Six-time Olympic medalist Bode Miller has sued ski manufacturer Head as he wants to resume World Cup racing with a different equipment supplier.
Miller ended his nearly 10-yearlong partnership with the Austrianbased company in 2015 and signed an agreement not to wear a different ski brand in World Cup or world championship races for the following two years.
The American, who sat out last season, now plans to return to the World Cup on skis from New Yorkbased brand Bomber, which he helped develop, and has asked the court to void his agreement with Head.
In a statement on the company’s Facebook page on Monday, Head CEO Johan Eliasch said he’s “truly very disappointed to see that Bode has no intention to honor his word and that he intends to breach our agreement to that effect.”