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Old 11-15-2019, 11:26 AM
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I like Brodie and Dude Perfect.


I know.. . nobody cares.
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Old 11-15-2019, 12:14 PM
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this video was unwatchable. Brodie is a total frat boy

I only made it through the first 10 minutes. . .
This. I tried, I really tried to give it a chance, but I just find Brodie way to annoying and over the top to finish the video.

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Old 11-15-2019, 12:33 PM
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Two minutes in and I was done. STFU and throw.

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Old 11-15-2019, 12:48 PM
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Watching that video reminds me of rewatching old episodes of The Office.

Brodie is like Michael Scott, he HAS TO be loud and get all the attention, but mostly he just says dumb s***.

Simon is Jim Halpert. He quietly does something entertaining, then looks at the camera and smiles a little bit.

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Old 11-15-2019, 01:07 PM
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They could really jump the shark and make one of these with AJ and Brodie

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Old 11-15-2019, 03:36 PM
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It's funny to me, how trick shots use the same skill sets as disc golf, but have such an opposite philosophy otherwise.

For trick shots, you're just trying to set up a flashy looking throw, and it can be incredibly low percentage. Contrast that with disc golf, where ideally you are able to select shots you can confidently execute, first time every time. I've said it before, but good disc golf can look pretty boring. Safe lines and easily makable putts.
I thought about this as well. Also interesting to see the difference of Brodie and Simon/Paul on the course. The disc golfers all quiet and patient. Brodie the difference.

... but then I remembered his Ultimate background. There you throw discs as well, but not quiet and patient but with a lot of energy and physical presence on the field. This is how he acts (plus his Youtube persona on top of it).

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Edit: and that's why I think Brodie won't be an instant disc golf talent. His skill sets have not been trained to produce reliable results. One good throw out of 50 attempts has always been sufficient. That's not a recipe for scoring well in disc golf.
Not sure, because I think he's foremost a good Ultimate player, which requires a lot of consistency in constantly varying situations. This is a well suited skill for disc golf, let's say after the drive. I think that scrabling would be his best skill. (Putting needs too much practice and driving is the most different to Ultimate.)

As well: If his trickshot percentages would be too low, he wouldn't do such videos.

I'm not saying that he would be successful in disc golf, but if he would want to become decent (which I am sure he does not), I think he could with some focussed training.
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Old 11-15-2019, 03:55 PM
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They could really jump the shark and make one of these with AJ and Brodie
Have the two of them ever been seen at the same time?

(just kidding- AJ is nowhere near as annoying as Brodie)
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Old 11-15-2019, 04:15 PM
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This took me longer than it should have. I know now you meant Risley instead of Avery

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Old 11-15-2019, 04:32 PM
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Add me to the list of those who tried to watch but couldn't do it.
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Old 11-15-2019, 05:59 PM
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I enjoyed the trick shot video, but I don't mind watching a Brodie/Dude Perfect type video every now and again. I could only get through one hole of the video on Jomez though. It wasn't because of Brodie's personality, it's just that it was mediocre disc golf to watch.. same reason I don't watch the Final 9 videos that Jomez puts out.
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