I first met Simon Lizotte in 2013 at the WFDF World Overall Flying Disc Championships in Norrköping, Sweden. Simon was the only person to throw over 200 metres in the Distance event and he finished second in the Self Caught Flight event. I got to spend more time with Simon in the fall of 2014 during the Fall Desert Wind Open, a distance event in Primm, Nevada, where Simon broke
This past July, I was fortunate enough to travel to Norkopping, Sweden for the 2013 WFDF World Overall Flying Disc Championships. I was the only Canadian competing in a sport that isn’t very well known. There were 8 other countries being represented with the largest contingent from USA and Sweden.
Not only does it take an incredible amount of skill to compete, let alone have a chance at winning, but it also takes years and years of experience.
Which is what this post is all about.