|PDGA #: 29190||Home Course: Alex Clark/Towne Lake||Home Town: Plano, Texas|
|Bag: Dynamic Discs Ranger||Favorite Course: Maple Hill/Nantucket||Favorite Disc: Dynamic Discs Lucid Convict|
I would say to go out and find a park and seclude yourself for an hour or so and just learn your discs. We get caught up in what's new and hot and start to trail off into discs we are unsure of. Stick with what you know and work on repetition so you learn said disc with 100% confidence. When you get to this point, you will still mess up, but at least you will know why and how to fix it!
I would have to say, without a doubt, it was winning my first World Championship. I can remember the events like it was yesterday. I was 19 at the time had not proven myself quite yet. It was in Santa Cruz, California, which was the home of the 4x World Champ Val Jenkins and she was obviously the one to beat. I felt confident in my skills, but I had yet to have to execute them in such a high-pressure setting before. It was a true test. When the week was over, I came out victorious and could not have felt more ecstatic with the outcome. It gave me the confidence to believe I can compete against the best, even in a setting where all odds are against me. Anytime I am feeling a bit down and out, I try to replay the events of that week for a little reassurance.
It is hard to put into words really. It is just that feeling you get when you encounter ANYONE on the team and/or staff. Everyone is so passionate, talented, determined, driven, dedicated, generous, and above all else kind. The type of people anyone would want to be associated with, and I am beyond thankful to be a part of this FAMILY.