Recently local councils in Scotland and New Zealand have banned the sale of energy drinks to minors. Or enforced outright bans on their sale in some venues. Within the global media there has been much talk about the adverse effects of energy and sugary drinks on young people coupled with recent research attesting the same.
Energy drink companies such as Red Bull and Monster are consistently omnipresent at many adventure sport events and festivals. They also sponsor many of the world’s top adventure sport athletes who are powerful symbols to the outdoor community.
So what we want to know is. should adventure sport events and festivals accept sponsorship from energy drinks companies?
Below is a link to a page where you can vote. We’ll release the results in two weeks in a follow up blog post along with our opinion. For what that's worth.
If you have your own opinion, please feel free to make it known in the comments section below. We’d love to get your input and thoughts on it.
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