ZDGP24 – Contemplating Nothing (But Disc Golf) With David Mawr

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Episode #24 – Contemplating Nothing (But Disc Golf) With David Mawr

Todays podcast is brought to you by some of our amazing and generous podcast contributors:

Joel Bautista
Sam Dickinson
Seth Jensen
Benjamin Wonders
Roger Crain

DISCS & ZEN

In Zen & The Art Of Disc Golf, I coined a simple phrase that we also end every podcast with which is “Most Importantly, Just Throw,” but I have never really delved into attempting to describe what I mean when I say this, mostly because I want it to mean what you need it to mean. Whatever the meaning you need to derive from it in the moment you are in.

In some instances it could mean simply – Just get out and play! Stop reading about it, stop listening to us talk about it! Just get out there and play. Of course, selfishly, it is not my wish that you disconnect from the podcast or my writing entirely but that chances are if you are reading or listening then you love this game and the hardest part of playing disc golf for most people is to simply drop what you are doing and play disc golf! Now, of course most of us can’t play disc golf all day and night, at work, while driving a car or riding on an airplane, so reading books, blogs, and listening to podcasts is a close substitution because through media it connects you to other like minded players out there at least mentally. But reading, listening to podcasts, and watching youtube videos about becoming a better player will never be a substitute for playing the game.

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DAVID MAWR

David Mawr is a former school teacher and newer to the game of disc golf, but his love for the game as already grown into an addiction that has led he and his wife on a journey to sell all their things and backpack Colorado and Kansas, playing every course and tournament he can along the way. His effort is partially to meet and learn from as many people as he can but also help get disc golf into local schools. He will be documenting his trip on his blog and through his YouTube channel.

David, sounds like one of our long lost brothers and was a perfect fit for the cast. During the episode he opens up about some of his own adversities that he feels disc golf has become the perfect medicine for.

David mentions the following links in our interview

DGnomad – Portable Disc Golf Targets

David’s Go Fund Me – Disc Golf In School

Steve Harvery – Jumping To Success

PRODUCT REVIEWS

TIM – DIRT BAG BY DYNAMIC DISCS
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DAVID – FRICTION GLOVES

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CHRIS – NITE IZE LED DISCS
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PAT – WESTSIDE SEER
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PODCAST GIVEWAWAY

Every podcast we give away an item to a random person who has left a 5 STAR review on Amazon or iTunes!

 

GIFTCARD GIVEWAWAY

Every month we give away a $20 gift card to one of our amazing podcast contributors.

This month’s gift card goes to Dustin DeMatteo!

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  • Thanks to donors like you, no family ever pays St. Jude for anything.
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HELP US KEEP GOING AND GROWING!

Funny thing about podcasting… Success costs money. As we continue to reach record numbers of listeners the costs rise with syndication, web development, and GIVEAWAYS, I am constantly plagued with the question, how can I keep the podcast self-sustaining.

The answer: $1. That’s it.

If you love the ZEN DISC GOLF PODCAST, please consider donating as little as $1 a month and help keep this show alive, going and growing.

BUT WAIT THERE’S MORE!

By supporting, you will be entered to win a $20 gift card from Infinite Discs. You will get one entry per donated dollar per month (i.e. Putter level =1 entry per month, Distance driver level = 3 entries per month). Cancel anytime!

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