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Ask Upper Park

At Upper Park Disc Golf we celebrate the connection between our players, our brand, and our collective audiences. Because building our brands together helps #growthesport. It’s a virtuous cycle and aligns with one of our core values of creating legendary relationships.

Ask Upper Park is your chance to ask our player team anything you like! Tips and advice, stories from the tour, insider scoop. It’s all fair game. 

Latest: Episode #4 - June 30, 2021

 Johnny DiscGolf interviews Deann Carey and Chandler Fry

 

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0:00 - Intro

00:24 - Silver Series

04:53 - Chandler intro

06:20 - Deann intro

09:05 - Challenges of being a professional touring disc golfer

12:36 - What were your expectations of the tour?

16:05 - Favorite stops on tour?

17:15 - Favorite courses?

20:41 - Dealing with tour traveling

23:30 - Worlds - James Conrad's epic shot

27:32 - Trajectory of disc golf as a sport

35:33 - Favorite aces

40:30 - Shoutouts to sponsors

 


Episode #3 - May 20, 2021

Johnny DiscGolf presents your questions to Team Upper Park member Gregg Barsby.

 

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0:00 - Intro

00:16 - 2021 OTB Open

03:01 - The Barsbarians are back!

08:02 - 1998 Sierra Shootout

11:25 - How did you get to be such a serious contender on the national level?

16:18 - Favorite course to play?

18:49 - What is your prize disc?

21:32 - What is your take on the new discs?

26:23 - How do you stay motivated?

29:46 - Favorite Ace? 

 


Episode #2 - April 28, 2021

Johnny DiscGolf presents your questions to Zoe AnDyke of UPlay Disc Golf and Team Upper Park members Vanessa VanDyken, and Ella Hanson.

 

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 0:00 - Intro

00:16 - Update from Zoe AnDyke

01:15 - Update from Ella Hanson

01:51 - Update from Vanessa VanDyken

03:31 - Mid America Open Disc Golf 2021

07:42 - Ella's disc golf course experiences

09:34 - Vanessa's favorite disc golf courses

11:28 - Zoe's favorite disc golf courses

14:17 - Ella's favorite disc golf courses

17:57 - Vanessa's start in disc golf

21:00 - Ella - disc choices

23:04 - Ella - Ultimate Frisbee vs Disc Golf ~Keenan

24:58 - Zoe - building the disc golf community

30:14 - How could disc golf be more inclusive? ~Brandon L

37:00 - Ella - how could Ultimate Frisbee be more equitable?

41:40 - Favorite Disc Golf Aces?

 

 


Episode #1 - April 7, 2021

Johnny Discgolf presents your disc golf questions to Team Upper Park members Tim Barham, Nate Perkins, and Andrew Presnell.

 

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0:00 - Intro

5:44 - All: What have you been up to lately? -Adam G.

7:49 - Andrew: What is your ideal disc golf course layout? -Matthew W

8:43 - All: What are your favorite disc golf courses? -Kyle N.

11:25 - All: What do you like about the Upper Park Disc Golf Bags? -Anthony M.

15:55 - All: How do you avoid disc golf overuse injuries? -Joshua H.

20:05 - Andrew Presnell: Will you start integrating forehands? -Markham S.

21:36 - Nate Perkins: Is it an effort to start using backhands more?

23:57 - Tim Barham: Where does your putting confidence come from?

26:23 - All: What's the biggest difference between 980-rated players and 1010, 1040? -Alex H.

33:07 - All: What was your personal favorite disc golf Ace? -John H.

36:37 - All: What is your dream card? -Kyle N.