Professional disc golfer and social media influencer Brodie Smith, pictured above, suggests that disc golf should be organized more like traditional golf. Watch the Essay Here:
Chapter 2 video essay
Culture is a little like muscle memory. You can’t see it, but it does something really important.
Culture is the grease in the wheels of sports. It coordinates all the meanings and actions on the field; organizes, motivates and engages all the players, coaches, fans, businesses and media.
Continue reading “Chapter 2: Disc Golf’s Popularity Contest Began Well Before the Rise of Brodie Smith and It Will Shape the Future of the Sport”
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 on Twitter between Sascha Vogel and Brodie Smith offered a few educational takeaways.
Continue reading “Disc Golf Twitter Feud Offers Lessons for Talking about Race”
By Josh Woods ~
If you go back to late November 2019 on Brodie Smith’s Twitter feed and scan the posts until December 27, this is what you’ll find:
More pro football
Naked dude on roller skates
John C. Reilly
Flaming baton twirler
More ball golf
Just, like, tons of ball golf stuff (and without Bill Murray … yeesh)
A nodding Robert Redford in Jeremiah Johnson looking like Zach Galifianakis
Excellent puffin shirt
Over-the-top wedding video
Nostalgic Christmas card photo
And then this:
Continue reading “Three Reasons Brodie Smith Could Be A Game Changer for Disc Golf”