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Old 11-23-2016, 11:43 AM
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Is there any info out there on the 2017 High Desert Distance Challenge?
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Old 11-23-2016, 02:50 PM
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Is there any info out there on the 2017 High Desert Distance Challenge?


I have not heard of any plans for a distance event in Primm in 2017. Events are usually hosted by interested parties and are generally held every other year. Since David Wiggins Jr. smashed the Open distance record last year, it is very unlikely that Dr. Wiggins will ever host another distance event in Primm.

It is possible one of the older distance throwers may host an event in 2018. Send me a PM with your contact information and I will notify you if I hear of any events being planned. Chances are future events will be geared to the age divisions and not the Open throwers.

Which distance record are you interested in challenging?
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Old 11-23-2016, 03:39 PM
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Which distance record are you interested in challenging?
For me? Shortest.
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Old 11-23-2016, 09:53 PM
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I think that some canadian ultimate player pretty much sunk the ship on the distance contest.

Dave's crazy throw in gail force winds was offically put in the books. So unless you find a place with 50 mph winds the record is etched in stone.

Shame, cause its been such a great event.
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Old 11-24-2016, 01:48 AM
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It would take a lucky throw to break it in the luckiest of conditions. Probably won't see another event like that for some time.
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Old 11-24-2016, 01:36 PM
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Well the next ones going to be during a hurricane, for the world record of furthest throw backward.
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Old 11-24-2016, 02:26 PM
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I think it's obvious there is a need for 2 more additional records: Indoor and wind under (10-15?) mph.
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Old 11-24-2016, 06:42 PM
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I would agree on the wind restriction. Problem is wind recordings are never dead on.

Really, the td should have a say as in is this a legitimate record-fairly normal conditions. Yes we want windy days. That is what distance throwers live for. But it should be safe conditions. Which I think anything over 30/35 is getting into branches being broken, sand in your eyes kind of thing.

So at that point the contest is off. But anyone can still throw, and that will be a personal record just not a WFDF record. That's all.
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