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Hosted by 3 disc golf entrepreneurs and one professional trivia master, Unstable Discourse brings listeners behind the scenes of a highly active disc golf scene; the greater Chicagoland area. Each episode covers a topic that applies to disc golfers worldwide. You get to be a fly on the wall for conversations with influential personalities in the sport ranging from Paul McBeth to the local Chicagoland heroes. The show pairs serious topics like mental health and community building with a healt ...
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Disc Golf Audio is the audio channel for all Dynamic Discs Podcasts! Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/understableminds Dynamic Discs Squad: https://squad.dynamicdiscs.com/ Discord: discord.gg/UqanpuU
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The guys are fresh off the course, after testing some new tee pads at Callahan Acres. They sit down with long time disc golfer and new Dellwood Disc Golf employee Ryan Stilson. They touch on a wide variety of topics, from cats, to pizza, to mullets and beyond. Ryan outlines his very complicated vetting process for being accepted as a member of Team…
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Season 5 is in full swing as the guys bring in former Jomez crew member Andy Padula to discuss the ups-and-downs of accepting a dream job touring with some of the pioneers of modern disc golf media. His story poignantly illustrates the struggles and growing pains of a booming hobby-turned-business and why all that glitters is not gold. The Open at …
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Season 5? Really? The guys took a short break and now they're back at it baby! They kick it off with special guest, good friend, and fellow tournament director Mike Apostolou to share with us some of the latest and 'greatest' PDGA rule changes. While there are many, they try and tackle the most important and controversial revisions. They discuss th…
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Alright, all you nerds, dust off the D12s and make your your wizard robe still fits - it's the episode you've been anticipating since last spring! Sean, Alex, and Ryan finally embark on their quest to save the Deucer from the smoke monster in the epic conclusion of Dellwood and Dragons! Recorded in front of an audience of some of the podcast's most…
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It's that time again, and the crew gets introspective with another season recap. Jason Takes command as they're put on a timer to try and cram in as many highlights from each episode as they can remember. Sean and Sheila share a fired up, and Alex surprises everyone with overflowing holiday spirit. Ryan will get a chance to prove he wasn't grown in…
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The guys sit down for some real talk on a subject close to all their hearts - substance abuse and addiction. Their guest, Mike Ferreira, has recovered from substance abuse disorder and been sober for 6 years, largely to the rediscovery of disc golf, the sport itself, and its community. He gets into his struggles, experiences with substance abuse, a…
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The guys put together an episode that has been a long time in the making. Disc golf legend Scott Stokely hops on the mic and makes himself at home at Callahan Acres. Stokely shares candid stories, opinions and life lessons that are larger-than-life but also humblingly human and relatable - his entrepreneurial successes and failures, his beginnings …
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Alex returns and makes the group whole again, as Jason takes the reins in a sequel to the Season 2 fan favorite vodka-shot trivia! Continuing on in the Halloween spirit, he tests the crew's knowledge of horror movies past and present. With everyone's favorite mystery vodka shots as the buzzers, in this game, everyone's a loser! The yuck faces were …
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The podcast is down a man, as Alex is sick with Covid. The show must go on, however, so the 'Deucer steps in as the crew embraces the spookiest of seasons and discusses their own top 10 disc golf nightmares. They reveal a lesser-known real life story about 'Dead Man's Cave', the now defunct dam behind the Canyon's hole 17 long tee pad. Also, Sheila…
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They actually did it! The crew drove down to the Destination-Penetration course winner and world famous Idlewild Disc Golf Course in Burlington, Kentucky. They spent two full days taking in the intense and incredible disc golf that the greater Cincinnati area has to offer, as well as consuming some of the area's finest 'chili'. They stopped at 'The…
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On this episode, the guys bring in Disc Golf Chicago's own Eric Savoie and Kevin Derrick to discuss their role in bringing disc golf to the city. Their persistence with the park districts to be formally recognized as a viable and sustainable solution to preserving nature and allowing city-goers to enjoy green space is truly inspiring. They get into…
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Welcome to the back 9! The guys are back at it after three months of a crazy summer. They bring in long-time-talked-about friends Donnie Longtin and Joe Roppo to discuss exactly what is so special about Sandy Point Disc Golf Ranch and Resort. Furthermore, they delve into the importance of having an annual trip like this with your friends and what i…
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Reinvigorated by some hot rounds in a sanctioned tournament, Sean and Ryan lead the discussion about the player experience. Sean gets into re-igniting the competition fire after being in the thick of things and taking down the old man division. Ryan touches on taking tournament play for granted and the player observations (good and bad) he noticed …
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The guys bring in one of the OG Season 1 guests, and first lady guest, Amy Laskowski to the CAB. They talk all things ladies disc golf - events happening around the area and around the world. They also ask about changes in women's disc golf since Amy's first appearance on the show 3 years ago. Most importantly, they shout out a whole gang of local …
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The guys bring in friend, disc golfer and cannabis connoisseur David Cope to the mic to get the latest with the Fox Valley Metro Disc Golf Club, and to get serious about the role cannabis has and should play on and off the course. David has experience as a long time professional budtender and hosts a live Youtube show called 'Peace, Love and Cope'.…
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The guys have transported back from the lands of fantasy. They return to the CAB joined by guests Patrick Haaker and Jason Allen - teachers that have started and successfully sustained disc golf clubs in their respective local schools. They offer up their knowledge and experience in what it takes to get disc golf into students' hands. Startup costs…
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The wait is over, NERDS! The guys bring the immediately hyped disc golf RPG back to Callahan Acres for the conclusion of the first ever play-through. Gandolf the J and the Deucer had oh-so-much-more in store as the back 9 lay before them. Peril and fortune lay behind every tree and under every rock on their path. Who will reign victorious? Strap in…
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After an unexpected, but riveting adventure of a lifetime, the guys come back to reality for a more traditional episode. They talk destination courses, and the Deucer set them up with a sweet-16-style bracket with the top free courses in the world. Complete with uDisc stats, landmarks, and local attractions, the guys had to work their way through t…
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The UD universe as we know it has been thrown into chaos as Jason and the Deucer turn the normal format on its head. Unbeknownst to the rest of the crew, and in only 4 days time, devised what can only be described as the GREATEST TABLETOP GAME OF ALL TIME. Complete with color coordinated dice, custom printed playing cards in sleeves, as well as a t…
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The guys bring in returning guest, first guest of the season, friend of the show, and birthday boy Dana Vicich to get into some of the most interesting and controversial issues in disc golf history. They talk the real talk about Simon Lizotte leaving Discmania and hear from Dana a bit of what it was like from the inside. They also outline the rapid…
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The guys are back baby! Sluggishly crawling out from their hibernating stasis, they decided to get started on a new season. At their home in the ever improving CAB, things get rolling quickly as they tackle a topic disc golfers annually deliberate - renewing PDGA memberships. What do you get for your money? What happens when you don't renew? Is the…
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The guys sat down to wrap things up with a nice bow, and admittedly late enough that it could be given away for Christmas. It was a whirlwind of a season, but they managed to stick to their ol' tried and true format. As is tradition, they recap the season by doing a quick synopsis of memorable moments from each episode. Sean cries over holiday mome…
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They finally did it. The guys managed to drag in one of, if not THE voice of disc golf himself, the Disc Golf Guy - Terry Miller. Early in the day before he joined them as a special guest at the Delly's, Terry joins them to chit chat about the past, present and future of disc golf media. He gets into his early days as a fledgling vlogger and podcas…
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Its been a real scheduling whirlwind, but the guys were finally able to wrangle a long-awaited guest. Tournament and League Director, Owner of Smooth Disc Golf and all-around great guy Steve Rachan joins the podcast and brings along his partner in crime, Megan Sumner, to get into their involvement in local disc golf and what they're doing behind th…
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FINALLY. 56 days later. The guys return to the CAB for another 'casting sesh and catch up with each other and find out what the hell has been happening these last few weeks. Show format is completely thrown out the window in an uncontrolled chaos filled episode. Segments are jumbled around, omitted, turned upside down, cats and dogs, living togethe…
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The guys welcome Leo 'Doc' Borowski back to discuss the events surrounding the once-again wildly successful 'Clash at the Canyons' tournament. They get into how the tournament has turned into such a well-oiled machine - from the early planning stages, literally a year prior, to the ongoing work throughout the year, to the massive undertakings that …
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As the popularity of disc golf explodes following the great McBattle in Nokia and the eruption of Mt. Locastro in Finland, the Understable Minds crew is calling it a season—why? Find out in this edition of Understable Minds. Before we empty our chairs and take time to regroup for Season 2 of this beloved podcast, listen in as the crew dives into: -…
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The guys invite local player turned touring player turned DGPT commentator Brian Earhart to the show.... FINALLY. They go through the entirety of his jam-packed disc golf career, from 2018 to the present. Brian gives us an in-depth look at what it was like as a new touring player scraping by to get to the next event, how his relationship with other…
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Who stood out at the PCS Sula Open, and what’s the latest on the inspirational—and controversial—storylines that played out at the latest PDGA Major? Plus, what storylines is the UM crew looking forward to at The Beast this weekend? Find out in this edition of Understable Minds. With PDGA Masters & Junior Worlds in their rearview and the European O…
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Team Dynamic Discs Supreme Team member Gavin Rathbun returns to the show to discuss how his season is going and what lies ahead. And, Media Team member Danny Lindhal is packing his suitcase and heading east. Why? Find out in this episode of Understable Minds. Enjoy the show! ***Help UM grow*** Love Understable Minds? Please remember to like, share,…
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The CAB has become the default hang out for the guys as they bring in special guest Adam Ryan of 'Park'd for Parks'. He proves to be a wealth of knowledge about bringing people together to work for a common goal - that goal being course and community improvement. He gets into his approaches to working with parks departments, getting community membe…
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How’d the UM crew react to the dramatic finish to the historic FPO Major in Madison? And what storylines are they looking forward to at the LWS Open this weekend? Find out in this episode of Understable Minds. Fresh off Val’s blistering finish at USWDGC and the Independence Day holiday, the crew takes a deep dive into - New Team Series plastic drop…
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How big is competitive disc golf like in a state 2.5 times the size of Texas? Find out in this episode of Understable Minds with World Champion and course designer Eric McCabe. Fresh off his trip to Wasilla, Alaska for the 3rd Annual Meier Lake Classic presented by Dynamic Discs, EMac joins us to discuss: - Meier Lake course updates plus tourney hi…
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How’s life for one of the hottest FPO players on Tour right now? Find out in this episode as we catch up with Team Dynamic Discs’ Valerie Mandujano fresh off her Oregon Sweep. 🧹 Listen as the crew catches up with the Supreme Team member to discuss: - Her back-to-back DGPT wins 🏆🏆 - Which parts of her game still need work 🥏 - The mindset she needs t…
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Settling in to their now regular spot, the CAB is again fully loaded and the guys bring in long time professional OG disc golfer Chris Sprague. His experience with the game is vast: over 100 career wins and over $100k in total earnings, course design prowess with the famous Camden II under his belt, a slurry of disc golf related mini-games, and mor…
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How is the season unfolding for one of disc golf’s most recognizable lefties? Find out in this episode, an in-depth conversation with Team Dynamic Discs’ Chris Clemons. Listen as the crew catches up with the Supreme Team member to discuss: - Chris’ great start in 2022; 🔥 - His upcoming Team Series disc drop; 🥏 - What playing Milo, Maple Hill, and D…
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The CAB is the location yet again for the guys as they welcome Mike Strauss to the podcast. A disc golfer for over 28 years, Mike has taken to the study of form and conditioning. He has provided the disc golf world with an endless source of training and coaching, and shares with the guys an overwhelming amount of disc golf info, and even took the g…
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Ever tried to do your job when your boss walks in the room and sits down next to you? That’s what we get to do in this episode with special guest Dynamic Discs President Doug Bjerkaas. Listen as the crew and “el jefe” talk course changes for Pro Worlds, discuss this weekend’s Portland Open, answer Dynamic Discs Squad questions, and preview new disc…
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Once again recording from the CAB, the guys bring in the GALS for what has now become a welcomed tradition with the 3rd rendition of the Hey Ladies episode. Lauren Lakeberg, past guest of the show, stops by to discuss the newly minted Dellwood Magazine, and what it took to get things assembled. Sheila Callahan, now officially the shows producer (!)…
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The Understable Minds call Matt Orum out in California after his 2nd place finish at Master's Cup. 🥏 🎒 Visit our store and get the best prices buying directly from us: https://ddiscs.com/store **** Follow us all over the internet 😉 We do fun stuff **** Facebook: https://ddiscs.com/facebook-follow Twitter: https://ddiscs.com/twitter-follow Instagram…
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Fresh off a podium finish at the Dynamic Discs Open, Logan Harpool sits down with the Understable Minds for episode 25. Logan is a local player from Wichita, KS. that maintains playing disc golf at the highest level and a full time job as a teacher. 🥏 🎒 Visit our store and get the best prices buying directly from us: https://ddiscs.com/store **** F…
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The guys are surrounded by animals in the CAB (Callahan Acres Basement), as they bring in the rooster himself, Clayton Bielfuss of the Skulls Disc Golf Brotherhood. He brings to light a recent and particularly unfortunate interaction with a particular local parks department concerning a particular beloved disc golf tournament. They all discuss how …
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The Dynamic Discs Open is over, and it was a huge success! Ricky Wysocki and Kristin Tattar pulled off awesome wins in some less than awesome conditions. The Understable Minds crew recaps the event, provides feedback from "inside the ropes" and addresses possible changes before the 2022 PDGA Disc Golf World Championships! It's also Anthony's birthd…
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Brought to you once again from the Board Room at 933 above Embers TapHouse in Lockport, the guys invite Anthony Guzzo to hangout, have some drinks, and maybe give a few life lessons. He is a life coach, founder of Everyday coffee, the host of the 'Everday with Anthony J' Podcast, and a self-proclaimed rec-for-life disc golfer. In this Episode, we g…
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We play a game of "Who am I" for completely and utterly useless points, we discuss the brand new Sockibomb Slammer, and build the best FPO golfer possible and so much more! 🥏 🎒 Visit our store and get the best prices buying directly from us: https://ddiscs.com/store **** Follow us all over the internet 😉 We do fun stuff **** Facebook: https://ddisc…
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Showing their aptitude for adapting to any environment, the guys this time holed up in the CAB (Callahan Acres basement). Joined by a cat, 2 dogs, many friends and some Little Caesar's pizza, they bring in guest Ali Baig of 'Baig of Tricks Entertainment". The art and nuance of trivia is discussed, and Ali himself hosts a mini-round of trivia. They …
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We've got a full house for this week's episode, with McCabe returning from another course design trip. We also recap the Music City Open, and create the best prototypical disc golfer ever. 🥏 🎒 Visit our store and get the best prices buying directly from us: https://ddiscs.com/store **** Follow us all over the internet 😉 We do fun stuff **** Faceboo…
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Eric is out of town designing a new course, but Anthony, A.J., and Danny are fresh off a trip to Tyler Texas at the 2022 Texas State Championship. Dynamic Discs' very own Ricky Wysocki took down the MPO division for his 6th, count em SIX, Texas State title! Pick up your Ricky Texas State DyeMax here: https://www.dynamicdiscs.com/collections/new-rel…
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Gavin Rathbun has made his way to Emporia after rehabbing from shoulder surgery that cut his 2021 season short. Gavin has slowly built the strength back up and has begun throwing up to ~75% now, which is evidently enough to surpass 500 feet! Follow Gavin: https://www.instagram.com/gavintrathbun/?hl=en 🥏 🎒 Visit our store and get the best prices buy…
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