Old 08-22-2013, 09:48 AM
ian.'s Avatar
ian. ian. is offline
*Legalize It*
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Palmetto State
Years Playing: 9.3
Courses Played: 51
Throwing Style: RHBH
Posts: 5,716
Niced 4 Times in 4 Posts

what a stellar thread.. great, great stuff!
Sponsored Links
Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2013, 10:31 AM
larrod25's Avatar
larrod25 larrod25 is offline
Par Member
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Huntsville, AL
Years Playing: 10.3
Courses Played: 53
Throwing Style: RHBH
Posts: 158
Niced 1 Time in 1 Post

I just watched a video of the 1999 Worlds yesterday. Stokely throws some serious bombs!

Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2013, 10:42 AM
Stardoggy's Avatar
Stardoggy Stardoggy is offline
**SuIciDe AnKles**
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Plymouth, WI
Years Playing: 7.2
Courses Played: 428
Throwing Style: RHBH
Posts: 6,124
Niced 481 Times in 235 Posts

Really enjoy reading the history stuff...good thread!
Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2013, 01:10 PM
tampabay's Avatar
tampabay tampabay is offline
Double Eagle Member
Join Date: Aug 2011
Courses Played: 43
Posts: 1,458
Niced 63 Times in 38 Posts

Originally Posted by notroman View Post
I'm talking about actual distance competitions at big events. There have been several instances recently where the wind was a headwind, or calm, and the winning distances are all well over 500. Even if the measurements are off, I don't think they're off by 50 feet or more.
My apologies. In that case, I completely agree.
Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2013, 04:05 PM
costoid costoid is offline
Birdie Member
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Fresno, CA
Posts: 256
Niced 0 Times in 0 Posts

Originally Posted by SpringDgLover View Post
Sandstroms throw was also super windy. All major distance records have been set in high winds. Thats why the world indoor record is only 471' and has stood for about 20 years.
This could be beaten at any time. I've witness throws further than this, with no wind. It's no easy feat for a majority of disc golfers, but I'm guessing most or all of the top 20 players in the world could beat that.
Reply With Quote

Old 08-22-2013, 05:45 PM
Monkeypaws's Avatar
Monkeypaws Monkeypaws is offline
* Ace Member *
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: SE Minnesota
Years Playing: 6.3
Courses Played: 42
Throwing Style: LHBH
Posts: 3,252
Niced 137 Times in 93 Posts

Hooray for the XL - very nice, underrated disc.
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:30 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.10
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.