Episode 98: Dr. Kate Dow Dreams of Frisbee

  • In 1986 Kate graduated, left Santa Barbara for San Diego and was pleasantly surprised by the new group of people that created an impressive Freestyle scene.
  • Kate talks about the relationships between players of the other disc sports and why she thinks there were certain connotations they had of Freestylers.
  • Randy asks Kate about her process when creating a routine.
  • A move to Reno for a job and finishing her dissertation required her to put Freestyle on hold for a while.
  • Then other life happened and took her in a different direction.
  • Her desire is there, but her body parts don’t always cooperate.
  • Kate shares some of her favorite Frisbee experiences, tricks, and kitchen utensils.
  • She also has some valuable advice for new players.

Kate’s professional life has really taken off and she recently published a book called Fear-Less: The Art of Using Anxiety to Your Advantage. Learn more about the exciting work she is doing at KateDow.com

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  1. Such an inspiration! Definitely one of my freestyle heroes. What I would give to see some of the routines she talked about! So excited to hear she’s coming back into the scene.
    Much awe and respect from Berlin!

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