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By Alex Colucci ~ In the far-reaching scope of social and philosophical theory, sport features rather infrequently—and rather unsurprisingly disc golf, given its relative infancy, features not at all—as a subject of concern for many notable philosophers, at least in their principle works. That, however, does not mean philosophers have never engaged in a variety … Continue reading Beyond the O.B. Line there is Nothing
By Bailey Mareu ~ During a recent online discussion about diversity and inclusion in disc golf, someone asked me to explain “How disc golf isn’t inclusive.” The intention in the question was to prove that disc golf is open and welcome to all who want to play and that excluding people, on purpose, because of … Continue reading How Disc Golf Isn’t Inclusive and How It Can Be
Jeremy Koling’s anti-racist gesture, four years in the making By Josh Woods, PhD ~ The killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis during an arrest last May has expanded the number of athletes and sports organizations supporting social justice initiatives and embracing the Black Lives Matter movement. In recent weeks, several NBA, WNBA and … Continue reading Black Lives Matter T-Shirt Creates Buzz in Disc Golf Social Media
By Dillon Carr, PhD ~ The long-term effect of Covid-19 on disc golf remains to be seen, but is expected to bring a significant increase in participation. As Americans seek opportunities for outdoor recreation that permit social distancing, interest in disc golf is likely to grow. While increased participation in the sport is a good … Continue reading Covid-19 Boost in Disc Golf Participation May Leave Racial Minorities Behind