By Rebecca G. Burton ~
Hole 17, Seth Burton, Fairmont Ice Bowl, 2017. Photo Jesse Wright.
Much of what makes life tolerable in the worst of times and joyous in the best of them happens when people come together.
The Fairmont Flyers are busy, once again, preparing for the
sixteenth annual Ice Bowl in Fairmont, West Virginia on February 22. Over the last five years, a Chili Cook-Off was added to include more people from the community and raise more money for the designated charity, a local food pantry called the Soup Opera. Continue reading “How a Resilient Disc Golf Community Made the Best Out of the Worst Situation”
By Josh Woods ~
Ice Bowl events have been tackling social problems for more than two decades. Since 1996, this series of disc golf charity events, played in dozens of cities, has been raising funds for good causes, amounting to over $4.55 million in total, including over $322 thousand in 2019.
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Every kid has at least one completely ridiculous belief that causes embarrassment later in life. Mine was the Smurfs. For a time, I was sure they were real. One day I even went looking for them in a forest near my house.
After spending half the day turning over rocks and kicking tree stumps, I came to three conclusions. One, Smurfs probably do not exist. Two, throwing stones at a hornet’s nest is a bad idea (really, don’t do that). And three, nothing exists until it’s observed.
Continue reading “Disc Golf’s Silent Majority: A Search for Non-PDGA Disc Golf Events”