Major Steps in History of Ultimate

In History & Statistics, History of Ultimate by WFDF

In 1968 Joel Silver introduced his idea of Ultimate Frisbee to the Columbia High School student council in Maplewood New Jersey, USA. The next year, the first game was played between two groups of students. They used a Wham-O Master disc. In 1969 a team had been formed at the school and they played in a parking lot. The only lines that existed were the goal lines, usually marked by the telephone poles or piles …

History of Guts

In History & Statistics, History of Guts by WFDF

In 1954, a version of Guts with two players on each side was played at Dartmouth University in Hanover, New Hampshire, USA. Four years later the Healy family included Guts in the Invitational Frisbee Tournament which was played in Escanaba, Michigan, USA. World Champions Open, Juniors 1983, Gothenburg, Sweden: Sweden, Sweden 1984, Luzern, Switzerland: Windy City, USA,- 1986, Colchester, England: Sweden,- 1988, Leuven, Belgium: Sweden,- 1990, Oslo, Norway: USA,- 1992, Utsunomiya, Japan: USA, Japan, Chinese …

History of Disc Golf

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The first official disc golf tournament was held in Brookside park, Pasadena, CA, USA in 1969. It was one of the events during the “All Comers Meet”. Jay Shelton won golf. The goals were natural objects marked with a ribbon. In 1974 Disc golf was played in organised tournaments in USA. OCTAD was won by Keith White, The Northwestern Frisbee Tournament was won by Bruce Koger. Finally at the American Flying Disc Open (AFDO), Dan …

Winners of Disc Golf in World Overall Championships

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1975: WFC, Tom Kennedy, USA,- 1976, WFC: John Kirkland, USA, Jo Cahow, USA 1977, WFC: Mark Horn, USA, Marie Murphy, USA, 1978, WFC: John Connelly, USA, Gail McColl CAN 1979, WFC: Snapper Pierson, USA, Michele Marini, USA 1980, WFC: Jeff Watson, USA, Michele Marini, USA 1980, Santa Cruz: Dave Dunipace, USA, Michelle Marini, USA 1981, WFC: Craig Hunter, USA, Judy Horowitz, USA 1982, WFC: Scott Zimmermann, USA, Joann Loftus, USA 1983, Santa Cruz: Jerry Garrett, …

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Discathon Winners of World Overall Meets

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1982, WFC: Jens Velasquez, USA, Judy Horowitz, USA 1983, US Open: Neil Adams, USA, Tami Pellicane, USA 1984, US Open: Harvey Brandt, USA, Tami Pellicane, USA 1985, US Open: Dan Doyle, USA, Amanda Carreiro, USA 1986, US Open: Tony Pellicane, USA, Mary Jorgenson, USA 1987, US Open: Leonard Muise, USA, Wende Coates, USA 1987, WFDF: Carlos Rio, NOR, Amanda Carreiro, USA 1988, WFDF: Jonas Bengtsson, SWE, Barbro Lângjuth, SWE 1988, US Open: Leonard Muise, (USA), …

Winners of Double Disc Court at World Overall Championships

In History & Statistics, History of Double Disc Court by WFDF

1978, WFC: Al Bonopane/Charlie Duvall, Laura Engel 1979, WFC: Steve McLean/Gerry Geare, Teresa Gaman/Cyndi Birch 1980, WFC Pasadena, CA: Gerry Geare/Mark Horn, Anne Campagna/Marie Braciale 1981, WFC Pasadena, CA: Jon Cohn/Paul Brenner, G Kirkland/Cyndi Birch 1982, WFC Rutger, NJ: Sean Sheldon/Snapper Pierson, Judy Horowitz/Joann Loftus 1983, World Disc, Santa Cruz, CA: Sean Sheldon/Snapper Pierson, Chieko Kakimoto/Hasko Kiya 1984, World Disc, Santa Cruz, CA: Jerry Garrett/Sean Sheldon, Tami Pellicane, USA/Chieko Kakimoto 1984, US Open, La Mirada, …

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WFDF World Record Standards and Policies

In History & Statistics, World Records by WFDF

As the governing body of international disc sports competition, the World Flying Disc Federation monitors and certifies various world records for select disc sports and other specific feats. To see the current list of world records, please visit wfdf.org. There are two classes of world records recognized by WFDF: records in the measurable overall events: accuracy, maximum time aloft (MTA), throw run and catch (TRC), self-caught flight (SCF), and distance other “challenge” records. The overall …

History of Ultimate

In History & Statistics, History of Sports by WFDF

In 1968 Joel Silver introduced his idea of Ultimate Frisbee to the Columbia High School student council in Maplewood New Jersey, USA. The next year, the first game was played between two groups of students. They used a Wham-O Master disc. In 1969 a team had been formed at the school and they played in a parking lot. The only lines that existed were the goal lines, usually marked by the telephone poles or piles …