By Kristian Vernegaard ~ Hearing the name Robin Hood, you might think of Russel Crowe, Kevin Costner, or an anthropomorphic fox. But thanks to a recent study by Vernegaard, Johansen and Haugen, you can now associate Robin Hood with disc golf as well.
By Josh Woods and Kari Toivonen ~ Government control. State intervention. Collective ownership. To some Americans, these terms sound like nails on a chalkboard. Free markets. Privatization. Pay-to-play. Now these words sound better to fiscal conservatives. The goal should be less government, lower taxes and a smaller role for the state. People should be free … Continue reading Why Europe may outpace the United States in disc golf growth
By Kingsley Flett ~ A player who I was coaching received a visit from the hand-speed fairy the other day. After getting used to the sight of her merely throwing the disc, I was taken aback by how suddenly her arm whipped around in a blur, and how the disc ejected from her hand with a … Continue reading Slow learning and the hand-speed fairy
Hope is a dangerous thing when you have too much of it. According to a recent report, the Disc Golf World Tour (DGWT) is closing shop and will not be holding events in 2018. At first glance, the gloomy announcement suggests that the DGWT had more hope than it needed. The quality and professionalism of … Continue reading The Nordic Anomaly: Finland as a Disc Golf World Leader