While mechanics are crucial to the disc golf throw, it's important to have your body in shape to throw. Talk about conditioning and injuries here.
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I lost my leg in a motor bike accident (below the knee) about 4 years ago. I have never let anyone tell me a can't so anything because of this. I refused to use a crutch or wheelchair (some people actually tried to persuade me to do this). I can now run faster than I ever could. I am fitter than I ever was and I do not have a limp. My wife and I have recently discovered disc golf and we love it.
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do you have a metal leg? do you still ride bikes?
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Awesome, dude, and welcome. There is a tourney player here with half a leg missing too. Doesn't seem to cause any problems for his game, he's good!
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There is a one-legged disc golfer at DeLaveaga named Jacob. Nothing slows him down, he's an ace machine.
Drivers: Starlite Wraith (158g), Gummy Champion Leopard (150g), 1st Run Z-Talon (150g)
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