Originally Posted by MM_1257
Mexicola, don't you know that "he cannot travel anymore" is just a good old PR trick?? Although I believed that he had some personal things and decided for real not to travel, because they were such a good team... And he really liked her and rooted for her. But I think the chemistry between Thomas and Masha went disappearing around RG - when he criticized her form... So I incline to the option of Maria dumping him.
I think it was planned much earlier before RG and yeah I more tend to think that it was Maria's move. I am sure Thomas would never go b/c she payed him a lot and yeah he really liked her.