Archive for the 'Recreation' Category
I'm beginning to make some headway in getting disc golf course(s) built in Erie, PA (the county, not the city itself :D). Soon I'll be soliciting donations from area businesses and individuals. The first step is, I imagine, to set up a local checking account, probably as a "DBA" account with something like "Erie Disc […]
It's barely 25 seconds long and has commercials running over top of it for most of the segment, but the disc golfers on some forums are pumped that their "sport" has achieved "recognition." P.S. I agree that it's a sport. I don't agree that this is really "recognition," though for them, right now, this small […]
Earlier today my brother-in-law Brandon and I ventured out into the cold and rain to check out a few possible disc golf course locations. We found what we consider a GREAT location in North East. The full name is "The North East Township Community Conservation Park" or "NETCCP" as an acronym. We walked and measured […]
I'm looking forward to Skyfall. November 9. I've made a reminder in my calendar.
Disc Golf from joe canali on Vimeo. 2012 GHdgO with David Feldberg, Cale Leiviska, Cameron Colglazier, Will Schusterick, Jeremy Koling, and Paige Pierce. The problem with disc golf is that there are stereotypes that, like most stereotypes, are grounded in reality.
I love this stuff from a physics, aerodynamics, and simple science perspective. Player Arm Speed and Power Technique Release Angle Wind Plastic Type Disc Weight Disc Condition Parting Line Height Here's a reasonable approximation of the discs I currently carry in their "base" or "average" shape:
That's just a disc he cut up and made for himself, but he could probably sell them for $29 if he wanted to. You know, and make $7.64 at a time.
Quite literally days before I was going to buy a set of BuckyBalls from Amazon, there was some kerfuffle and they were taken off the market. You can still buy them at GetBuckyBalls.com and I may do just that.
I've had a Kindle since the second generation. I've decided to either sell it or give it as a gift to someone because the Paperwhite looks to offer a great upgrade at a good price (I'm paying the $20 not to have to look at advertising, too). I've bolded the features that mean the most […]
The grip segment is small but important. More on the grip is in this video:
The 2011 Memorial Championship begins the PDGA's National Disc Golf Tour every year. This edition in Fountain Hills and Scottsdale, AZ featured the youthful talent, Paul McBeth, who won the first of his two NT wins in 2011. McBeth was challenged by the extremely talented, Josh Anthon, the 2011 Player of the Year, Nate Doss, […]