Shootin' the FrizBreeze
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Shootin' the FrizBreeze
Episode 140 – Tommy Leitner – Thanks Mom!
The youngest of eight kids growing up in Northern California on a cul-de-sac, there were plenty of siblings and safe spaces to toss around the Frisbee. In 1978 as a spectator at the World Disc Games in Santa Cruz, his interest was sparked and in 1981 he began playing and… Continue reading
Episode 139: Eduardo Turri – It’s a Family Affair
Welcome to Eduardo, one of the hottest players on the scene! The young Edo started playing with his Dad and a Daffy Duck Disc. At 17, he saw Andrea Festi playing at a music festival and his Freestyle journey began in Rovereto along with Mattia Colombaria, & Fillipo Bortot. All sorts… Continue reading
Episode 138: Su Strait – Art vs Sport
We start the journey with Su Strait and where it all began in Central Park. Dance was her passion but not her people. Frisbee allowed that passion for dance to continue through her love of freestyle and the people who were part of it. Su tells us about the beginnings of her partnership with… Continue reading
Episode 137: Gary Perlberg – You are going to be a star!
We learn how Frisbee came into Gary’s life and a chance encounter with a skip shot. Gary talks about the early days of the Rose Bowl and its origins. We hear about the beginnings of Venice Green and listen to find out who was the Christmas present that arrived on that auspicious… Continue reading
Episode 136: Lori Daniels Is Intrigued by Alien Frisbees
Lori shares how Frisbee came into her life and how she learned about the Virginia States Tournament as a freshman at the Mary Washington College in 1981. She competed for the first time in 1982 and all things Flying Disc have been a major focus of Lori’s life ever since.… Continue reading
Episode 135: 6 Crazy John Brooks; if the Name Fits, Wear It!
Crazy continues sharing stories of Japan and how some of their interesting cultural attributes played out in relation to Freestyle. A fascinating conversation takes place about the popularity of leg warmers. Crazy talks about the success of Donnie & Camilla & amazing gig they lost to a dog. He shares… Continue reading
Episode 134: Amy Schiller – Beach Jammer
Amy is back and she talks about some of her favorite travel hot spots. The year of 1990 was an epic year for Amy. She talks about a couple ideals when it comes to jam size and wind conditions. She loved watching the Tiny Room competitions and seeing all the new players. The advice… Continue reading
Episode 133: Krae Van Sickle on Innovation
Krae returns to talk about the past, present, and future of Freestyle. Freestyle routines are designed for the judging systems and he has some creative ideas for expanding the current format. The Tiny Room Challenge is a great example of recent innovation. Krae shares his thoughts on the freedom of Mob-Ops,… Continue reading
Episode 132: Crazy John Brooks and the Mickey Mouse Surprise
John addresses the rumors of his notorious hotel ledge walking and other high-flying escapades. He shares his time living in Japan in the 80’s and what drove his desire to move. John is a multi-talented player with impressive skill sets in all disciplines. Kudos again to everyone involved in the Tiny… Continue reading
Episode 131: Skippy Jammer Talks about the Legends of the Game
He goes back to the 1980’s and identifies some of the best players during that time. He also talks about some of the forgotten players that made an impact. Have you ever wondered how the FPA came about? Skippy shares some history of its’ creation. Did you tune into the Tiny… Continue reading
Episode 130: Larry Imperiale, a Jambassador
Larry continues discussing Paganello and the foundation of the “Euro Wave”. Randy & Larry share memories of the midnight Ultra Mundo Disco at Paganello, which unfortunately is a blast from the past. Larry shares some of what he refers to as “small world stories” that have resulted from his many travels. As… Continue reading
Episode 129: Amy Schiller, “Dude, I’m Open!”
Lori Daniels joins Jake & Randy to call out 3 women who are up and coming Freestylers. They all played at the World Urban Games 2019. Jake calls out 2 additional women from Medellin that you should keep your eyes on too. Thanks to Char Powell for starting the Women… Continue reading The post Episode 129: Amy Schiller, “Dude, I’m Open!” appeared first on FrisbeeGuru.
Episode 128 – Jake, Randy, & Surprise Guest Select the First ever Freestyle Fantasy Draft
Jake, Randy, & the legendary Doug E Fresh, each select their Fantasy teams of 5 men and 3 women for the upcoming year. Listen in to find out how the scoring works and you can participate as well. Post your team in the comments below before Feb 1 and at… Continue reading The post Episode 128 – Jake, Randy, & Surprise Guest Select the First ever Freestyle Fantasy Draft appeared first on FrisbeeGuru.
Episode 127: Krae Van Sickle the Zen Flow Master
Krae talks about playing with Evan David and why he has had an impact on so many players. Find out the origins of the Flaming Gitis catch. Hear about the trip around the country in the blue van with the Kitsilano Kats which included John Anthony, Bill King, & Jim… Continue reading The post Episode 127: Krae Van Sickle the Zen Flow Master appeared first on FrisbeeGuru.
Episode 126: Crazy Adventures with Crazy John Brooks
John continues with more stories about the Bud Light Tour with Joey Hudoklin and Chipper Bro Bell. Find out about adventures in a Potato Chip Factory and travels to China, where there was an unfortunate culture clash. How would you describe your frisbee apparel style? Continue reading The post Episode 126: Crazy Adventures with Crazy John Brooks appeared first on FrisbeeGuru.
Episode 125: Skippy Jammer is a Beach Gitis Jammer
We have Skippy to thank for creating and documenting a lot of the terminology around Freestyle that we all use today. He explains how his love of language combined with his creativity made that so. Skippy shares his logic behind names for such moves as Alien Birth Ritual and Godzilla’s… Continue reading The post Episode 125: Skippy Jammer is a Beach Gitis Jammer appeared first on FrisbeeGuru.
Episode 124: Larry Imperiale World Jammer
Larry picks up his discussion with Jake and Randy back at Team Side Out. Although they often had to switch out players, Randy didn’t quite meet their bar. Worried that he wouldn’t be able to play Frisbee forever, Larry took off for 3 1/2 years in 1997 to travel to… Continue reading The post Episode 124: Larry Imperiale World Jammer appeared first on FrisbeeGuru.
Episode 123: Amy Schiller – Wish We All Could be California Girls
Amy looks back to 1994 and frisbee life in the La Jolla “ghetto.” Amy talks about her experiences playing with Stacy McCarthy and how they eventually went pro. Hear about their international travels and their attempt to make a living do it. Amy shares how she and Stacy built their… Continue reading The post Episode 123: Amy Schiller – Wish We All Could be California Girls appeared first on FrisbeeGuru.
Episode 122: Krae Van Sickle, the 360 Man
Shout out to our announcer, Mike Galloupe. We continue to love hearing his deep, tender tones during each episode! Krae Van Sickle is back and talking about the V-Bros, whose unique approach was often the envy of others. Krae started competing in the overall events in the early 1970’s with… Continue reading The post Episode 122: Krae Van Sickle, the 360 Man appeared first on FrisbeeGuru.
Episode 121: Crazy John Brooks, the Man with the Rubber Hips
Congrats to John Brooks, a new inductee to the Freestyle Frisbee Hall of Fame. The Velasquez brothers are once again a topic of conversation. Crazy shares tales about the genesis of Team Bud Light with Chipper Bro Bell, & Joey Hudoklin. Crazy credits his teammates for their unique contributions. Team… Continue reading The post Episode 121: Crazy John Brooks, the Man with the Rubber Hips appeared first on FrisbeeGuru.