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A frisbee (sometimes called a flying disc) is a disc-sha...

wikipedia - 13 Sep 2016
A frisbee (sometimes called a flying disc) is a disc-shaped gliding toy or sporting item that is generally plastic and roughly 20 to 25 centimetres (8 to 10 in) in diameter with a lip, used recreationally and competitively for throwing and catching, for example, in flying disc games. The shape of the disc, an airfoil in cross-section, allows it to fly by generating lift as it moves through the air while spinning.

You know you were born in the 50s if you love these toys

NorthJersey.com - 15 Dec 2017
FRISBEE: Would you believe that these popular flying discs have roots in the 1800s? That's when Yale students began playing with the empty pie tins from the nearby Frisbie Pie Company. A plastic version, called Flyin' Saucers, popped up in the '50s ...

Advocates push for ultimate Frisbee in schools

Spectrum News - 02 Dec 2017
AUSTIN, Texas -- Frisbee fever is catching on at some Austin schools but advocates said it's time to bring it to all campuses in Austin. Much like soccer and football, the sport involves two opposing teams trying to get a frisbee to opposite end zones ...

Ultimate Frisbee cultivates community, competition

CMU The Tartan Online - 20 Nov 2017
For people who have been playing for many years, we welcome them, as well,” said Schwartz. “It's really a hard balance sometimes between skill levels, but the community and the friendships that you build when you're playing Frisbee is something that ...

Melbourne's Michelle Phillips performs final frisbee

Kaplan Herald - 17 Dec 2017
She's an elite athlete who has represented Australia at the world championships playing a sport you never knew existed. Michelle Phillips, from , plays ultimate frisbee – a fast-paced sport combining elements of netball and touch football. The non ...

Inland Gypsies fired up for new season of ultimate frisbee

Western Advocate - 12 Dec 2017
MEMBERS of the Inland Gypsies gathered in Bathurst on Sunday to shake off the rust and get ready for a new season of ultimate frisbee. PRACTICE: Inland Gypsies team members Clare Stuart (Orange), Emma Smith (Bathurst), Kristy Kimber (Lithgow) and ...

Update: 18-year-old dead after two-car crash in Chenango County

Press & Sun-Bulletin - 15 Dec 2017
Smith had just completed his first semester as a freshman student in the School of Arts and Sciences at SUNY Cortland, according to SUNY Cortland Communications Director Frederic Pierce, and was a member of its ultimate Frisbee team. Friday marked the ...

The ACT Senior Secondary Certificate's overseas expansion

The Canberra Times - 17 Dec 2017
There are challenges too. Pi, from the Australian Curriculum Centre, said while he had enjoyed following the ACT curriculum, studying in English had proven sometimes difficult. "What I have enjoyed were kind and helpful teachers and the chance to study ...

Algonquin resident designs village's first disc golf course

Northwest Herald - 24 Nov 2017
“It is a course anyone at any skill level can play, and specifically family members and all generations,” Martinez said. “I knew it wouldn't be a large championship-style course, but a place to have a casual round with family.” Disc golf began in the ...

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