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By Josh Woods ~ Part of the joy of disc golf comes from the fear of trying it. Leaving our comfort zones and walking onto the course can be daunting. “Can I do this? I got this. Nope, I can’t do this. What am I doing!?” All of us, from top professionals to first-time players, … Continue reading In Disc Golf’s Year of Fear, A New Push for Diversity Hits the Mark
By Chris Bawden ~ Last April, Parked published an article claiming that disc golf is pandemic proof and offered preliminary evidence. In this article, I’ll take a deeper dive into the 2020 data and show that participation in disc golf did expand, but certain areas of the sport have been impacted in other ways.
By Josh Woods, PhD ~ Twitter feuds are the roadside car wrecks of the internet. We all hate to see them, yet can’t look away. Most dust ups quickly deteriorate into blame games where the odds of learning something worthwhile are as likely as throwing an ace on a windy day. But a recent confrontation … Continue reading Disc Golf Twitter Feud Offers Lessons for Talking about Race
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