We are extremely excited and yet feeling a bit melancholy to be the first to break some huge news. This story has been under wraps for about two months, but we’ve finally been given permission to disclose some detail. Take Flight founder and owner Adam Dunlap has recently closed a deal to sell Take Flight to yet-to-be disclosed new ownership for $14.1 million dollars.
We at Take Flight were shocked to hear the news when Adam called a meeting and announced it. We still aren’t allowed to say much, so we sat down with Adam for an extensive interview about the sale, the future of the brand, and his plans after Take Flight.
The first question we have to ask is how did the sale come about?
Adam: It was just one of things that kind of just happened. They approached me about 6 months ago and were interested in purchasing the company. We talked and finally reached a deal.
Were you surprised? Excited? Thrilled?!
Adam: Hmmm kind of. I always knew this would happen. I’ve been receiving offers for a long time from people to buy the brand. I’ve always refused because I felt the people were only interested in the money, and that’s not what I wanted for Take Flight. But finally the right people came along and the circumstances were right. It wasn’t completely out of the blue. We talked a lot and finally worked something out. I’m excited but a bit sad as well because it’s hard to move on from something you love. But I’ll be fine :-)
Poised and ready for the next step.
Who are the new owners?
Adam: Lol I can’t tell you! You’ll find out soon enough. I think everyone will be really happy with the choice :-) They are a super well known and established international brand. They are going to take good care of the Flight Man and do the Parkour community proud.
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