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Old 11-04-2018, 01:07 PM
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Paige Bjerkaas impressed me a lot this year. If I had to choose one it would be Val, the Rebecca Cox. I can't watch Sarah Hokom, my body hurts everywhere just by watching her throw..
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Old 11-04-2018, 01:52 PM
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Jessica Weese.
Don't know why, it just looks like she works on her technique.

I don't see some of the throwing quirks that I see in others.
Her form is not perfect, but it looks like she works on it.

I've been working on my throw lately, and getting my form right, so I tend to pay attention to that part of the visual.
Her throw bothers me less than others, but I can't say exactly why...

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Old 11-04-2018, 03:26 PM
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I like our local face Christine Jennings
I played with her at this GBO past for two rounds. She's pretty great to play with, that's for sure!

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Old 11-04-2018, 04:57 PM
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Jessica Weese.
Don't know why, it just looks like she works on her technique.

I don't see some of the throwing quirks that I see in others.
Her form is not perfect, but it looks like she works on it.

I've been working on my throw lately, and getting my form right, so I tend to pay attention to that part of the visual.
Her throw bothers me less than others, but I can't say exactly why...
Jessica Weese has a great forehand. There is a video of her showing how she throws forehand (maybe in an ITB video, maybe with Nikko), and it helped me tremendously with my forehand. I commend Jessica Weese's forehand form to anyone trying to learn and improve theirs.

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Old 11-04-2018, 07:17 PM
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Just curious, what was the context?

Easier than Golf, easier as a sport to play, or was it a bragging comment?
Easy as a profession. The jist was that you could be great at it in a very short period of time.

Then you see people like Weese, Bjerkaas, and everyone from Finland eclipsing her.

Just seems to add up to a lack of respect for the sport.

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Old 11-04-2018, 07:44 PM
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Paige Pierce says everything is easy too, and people still love her.


(An exaggeration, but her comments have bothered me. She said, in a pre-tourney interview, that getting par at USDGC was easy. Ok, so do it. Don't tell us it's easy then proceed to come in 107th place, throwing a +43 for the tourney.)
Maybe she's been watching Sexton a lot.

I don't know how she managed her +43, but she did say it would be very difficult for her to stick to a par gameplan.
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Old 11-05-2018, 07:55 AM
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Mine has to be Elaine King. Mainly due to having met her when we were installing Riverbend Park in Louisburg, NC and witnessing her absolutely destroy miles of vines and briars. Any World Champ willing to come out and work as hard as she did is tops in my book.

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Old 11-05-2018, 07:58 AM
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...which also leads me to Holly Findlay. I don't know why she gets some of the crap she does, but she's always repped the game quite well, and props to any big name player who publicly posts on these forums.
I think you answered your own question. IMHO I think she gets crap for referring to herself as the "Duchess of Disc Golf" among other things she's done here like this little gem of a post. A lot of people (not that I am one of those people) find giving yourself a nickname especially one like that is cheezy and a reason to hate.

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Old 11-05-2018, 09:39 AM
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Paige Bjerkaas has my vote. Her play on the course has come a long way. But my fandom of PB started a year or so ago, when I was ordering light-weight discs out of the DD warehouse because my kids had started playing. She would correspond with emails, and answer all my stupid questions, while giving recommendations as she was coming out of her own "juniors" experiences. She would even occasionally write an encouraging note to my kids on the invoice.

She's a great player and a great ambassador for the sport. More importantly, she just seems like she has such a good heart and really enjoys what she's doing.

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Old 11-05-2018, 10:03 AM
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I think you answered your own question. IMHO I think she gets crap for referring to herself as the "Duchess of Disc Golf" among other things she's done here like this little gem of a post. A lot of people (not that I am one of those people) find giving yourself a nickname especially one like that is cheezy and a reason to hate.
I don't see the issue with the post you linked. What am I missing?
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