Mark Ellis wrote:...I have given this topic considerable thought and have changed my mind on it. Jhern is right. If everyone who lives at altitude can figure it out then I should be able to as well. Next time I visit thin air I am going to bring ultraflippy discs along. Beyond the shock of everything flying differently my problem was the lack of discs flippy enough for the conditions. Are any paper plates PDGA legal?
isobar wrote:...I suppose it's only fair that they cycle the location so everyone gets screwed equally.
isobar wrote:Wouldn't it work both ways though Mark? If the people who play their whole lives in high elevation have to go to a low elevation to play, they would have to relearn their entire bag too. I suppose it's only fair that they cycle the location so everyone gets screwed equally.
Chuck Kennedy wrote:...The rounds that got you to the semis don't bear any resemblance to what you need to do for the semis and finals.
Chuck Kennedy wrote:It's only Pro Worlds I have a concern about, not any other event including Am Worlds. It will be interesting to see how the Board at the time a high altitude Pro Worlds is considered will see it since most I suspect will not have played Flagstaff.
Chuck Kennedy wrote:The rounds that got you to the semis don't bear any resemblance to what you need to do for the semis and finals.
Chuck Kennedy wrote:It's not the same thing. Everyone has occasionally played in bad weather and everyone at Worlds would be on an equal basis for scrambling in those conditions. Most players have never played at a higher altitude where their discs act differently nor can they simulate that where they live to practice for the event.
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