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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
Inparcerated Returns to Old Joliet Prison By Lauren Lakeberg ~ For three years, Dellwood Disc Golf has hosted Inparcerated, a disc golf tournament held at the Old Joliet Prison in Illinois. The idea was born when Mark Grabavoy heard about the prison opening to the public for tours and wondered if disc golf was an … Continue reading Unique Disc Golf Experience Breaks the Internet
By Josh Woods ~ In summer 2016, I started a Twitter account, followed my favorite disc golfers and groups and sat on the edge of my seat waiting to be amused and enlightened. Unfortunately, not much happened. Four years ago, disc golf Twitter was little more than a weigh station for disc advertisements, lackluster notes … Continue reading The Rise of Disc Golf Twitter: 96 Accounts to Follow Right Now