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@Jeronimo - pretty much self taught. Most of the Austin guys are accurate drivers and amazing putters. Distance isn't really needed here so it doesn't breed it. There are some bombers in Austin but they really couldn't explain it in detail on how they did it. I will say that I wouldn't have gotten this far without DGR and the teaching here from everyone. I absorbed myself in every type of technique until it clicked. Thats really what it takes...
and back on topic
Omega - QMS - MD2 - QJLS - OLF/S - DD - Scorpius
Tell me and I'll forget; Show me and I may remember; Involve me and I'll understand
- metroid cannon
- Posts: 3432
- Joined: Fri Nov 28, 2008 4:52 pm
- Location: Austin TX
- Favorite Disc: QMS
I played a couple times in 07 but really started in 08. The Wraith was still a hot disc, and I remember the Buzzz being really popular as well, as it still is.
The Destroyer was a big release, I do remember that.
- Fairway Surgeon
- Posts: 690
- Joined: Thu Nov 20, 2008 2:42 am
- Location: Anchorage, AK
- Favorite Disc: Firebird
Lids were the only ones available back then.
Flat shots need running on the center line of the tee and planting each step on the center line. Anhyzer needs running from rear right to front left with the plant step hitting the ground to the left of the line you're running on. Hyzer is the mirror of that.
- Scandinavian Video Mafia
- Posts: 11459
- Joined: Sun Mar 18, 2007 6:07 am
- Location: Finland, sea level
- Favorite Disc: About to ace
I don't even know. I was like 5 years old. It was 92. You tell me what was hot.
- Plastic Fondler
- Posts: 2397
- Joined: Tue Apr 03, 2007 2:50 pm
- Location: Land of the Cheese
- Favorite Disc: ROC
The very first time i played the Cyclone was the hottest shit on the planet, by the time i got back into DG years later everyone was telling me i needed a star Destroyer
Jesse B 707
- Posts: 8225
- Joined: Sun Dec 23, 2007 9:29 am
- Location: *NorCal*
- Favorite Disc: ROC
Lots of one disc rounds with either a Shark or Cyclone, but when I got one of the first XLs in my area, I was told that is was not fair...
Jokeri, Wasp, Fuse, Timberwolf, PD, Predator
- Fairway Surgeon
- Posts: 822
- Joined: Sat Apr 12, 2008 11:11 pm
- Location: NEOhio
- Favorite Disc: Earthless@Roadburn
Viper when I played in the '90s, then Wraith when I got back into it.
- 1000 Rated Poster
- Posts: 1177
- Joined: Wed Mar 07, 2007 2:28 pm
- Location: Seattle
twmccoy wrote:Back then (8 years ago?) you actually had to have an arm to get some distance. Now there seems to be an overabundance of super fast flippy drivers made for weak throwers. Let's face it, ten years ago there were hardly any flippy discs available. There are so many options available now to new disc-ers that choosing discs must be a nightmare.
Also, we had to play bare foot in the snow back then.
- Steward Turkeylink: This ranks means I can't read or follow basic directions
- Posts: 236
- Joined: Tue Mar 02, 2010 6:09 am
- Favorite Disc: Aviar,Wasp,Nuke
Ce had just come out but the hot disc for me was the z reaper
I need your new old stock JLS'S
- Tree Magnet
- Posts: 290
- Joined: Tue Jul 24, 2007 1:08 pm
- Location: Lansing MI
- Favorite Disc: JLS
I started in 97, my first two discs were a #3 Flyer and a Cyclone 2
The first discs I REALLY got into were Cheetahs and Gazelles, which I still throw today
pretty sure my first ace was with a Viper
It was a big deal when my town got the 7 speed (Eagle/Banshee) stuff
- Posts: 2
- Joined: Fri Apr 09, 2010 10:59 am
- Favorite Disc: 11X Gazelle
Drivers - Lat 64: Riot, Vision, and River. Ching Velocity Supreme & Powerline. Innova Champ Wraith.
Mid-Range - Buzzz and Fuse,
Putters - MVP medium Ion's.
- Posts: 22
- Joined: Wed Jun 09, 2010 8:47 pm
- Location: Minneapolis, MN
- Favorite Disc: Buzzz / MVP Ion
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