Ladies of the Chains Podcast

All Things Women's Disc Golf

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2019 USWDGC Recap

Recap episode for the 2019 United States Women's Disc Golf Championship. FA2 competitor Sarah Hibbs and FPO competitor Andrea Eaton join Becca to talk about their experiences at the event.

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Age Protected Divisions

Elisabeth Borg-Bowman joins Becca to talk about her Tim Selinske US Masters win and discuss age-protected divisions in disc golf. They also look ahead to USWDGC and recap the FPO action from the GMC.

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Growing Women's Disc Golf in Your Area

Wanna start a women's disc golf league? Courtney and Megan from the Women of the Fort disc golf league talk about how they, along with a couple of other women, started and grew their league in the last year. We also recap the Delaware Disc Golf Challenge and other events from the weekend. 

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Sara Nicholson

Sara talks about Throw Pink, team events, working at Innova, and so much more!!!

Olivia Cates also stops by to talk about her juniors event happening this Saturday in Eudora, KS. 

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Juniors Takeover!!!

The #kcdgwondertwins Maddy and Ava take over the podcast! They talk about player packs, the retired Dynamic Discs molds, Juniors Worlds, and more! 

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Fears On The Course/The State of FPO

Jenny San Filippo of Ladies First Disc Golf joins Becca to talk about the Beaver State Fling, fears on the disc golf, the state of the FPO division, and more! Coach Nova is also back with a brand new Red Hot Tip Top Tip.

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Kelsey Brakel

Kelsey talks about competing in MA divisions, retaining amateur status, her bag that maybe belongs in a disc golf museum, and more!

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Erin Oakley

Erin talks about running a women's league, tournament directing, making time to play when you have kids and more!

You can find out more information about the Midwest Women's Tour here:

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Body, Mind, and Game

In this week's episode, Kim and Nova join Becca to talk about several topics including: the mental game, warming up, the pain of adding new shots, the updated PDGA policy on eligibility for gender-protected divisions, and more!

We also play a special hall of fame edition of Women's Disc Golf Trivia and Coach Nova has a special guest!

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GBO Recap

Lupe, Liz, and Becca talk all the happenings of the Glass Blown Open 2019. Coach Nova gives a great tip about knowing about discs that aren't in your bag and we play Women's Disc Golf Trivia: Catrina Allen edition. 

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Corporate Challenge/Build Your Bag

Desiree and Lupe join Becca to talk the Kansas City Corporate Challenge and what's in their bags and why.

0:00 Intro/Monthly Patreon Giveaway/Whatchubeendiscing

7:58 Disc Golf Strong Tip

13:14 Kansas City Corporate Challenge

27:58 Build Your Bag

59:14 Coach Nova's Red Hot Tip Top Tip

61:26 League/Tournament Spotlight

65:13 FPO Recap

70:06 Shoutouts/Outro

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The Future of Tournaments

Kim and Nova join Becca to talk about tournaments, TD pay, player packs, payouts and more!

0:00 Intro, DGPT Fantasy Giveaway Winner, Whatchubeendiscing

8:20 What Would You Throw? Hole 7 at Waco

15:21 Topic of the Week: The Future of Tournaments, for more info about the NextGen visit:

54:30 Coach Nova's Red Hot Tip Top Tips

56:34 Women's League Spotlight

59:38 FPO Waco Recap

65:45 Shoutouts/Outro 

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Missy Gannon

Missy talks about her disc golf story, plans for 2019, and disc recommendations. And pizza!

Becca also picks a DGPT fantasy winner from the Memorial and makes picks for the 2019 Waco Annual Charity Open. 

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The Importance of Being Uncomfortable, Apparel

We're back with episode 1 of season 2! Crispian and Liz join Becca for a discussion podcast:

0:00 Intro/Whatchubeendiscing

7:25 What Would You Throw: LVC Innova Course Hole 2

12:49 Topic of the Week: The Importance of Being Uncomfortable and Apparel

38:35 Coach Nova's Red Hot Tip Top Tips

40:10 Upcoming Women's Event Spotlight

43:49 FPO Recap LVC and Memorial

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DGPT Fantasy Memorial Picks

Becca makes her DGPT fantasy picks for the Memorial Championship presented by Discraft.

Make your picks for your chance to win prizes each tour stop here:

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Paige Bjerkaas

Paige Bjerkaas talks about getting started in disc golf, DD, dreams for the sport, and builds a bag for a newish female player. 

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Sarah Hokom

Sarah Hokom talks about her move to Team MVP discs, her disc golf history, and women's disc golf!

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Special Episode: 2018 USWDGC, Paige Pierce

In today's episode we feature several interviews with players at USWDGC in a variety of divisions: Meg Fittro, Sarah Brown, Michelle Frazer, Amanda Thompson, Madison Walker, Ava Meyer, and Paige Pierce.

Also, is it time for a separate pro USWDGC that happens at the same location every year like USDGC? Are we ready for a short all-women's tour where we can get the pros and amateurs together?

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Pro Worlds Recap, Andrea Eaton, Erikah Weir

We recap Pro Worlds and Paige Bjerkaas's epic win. Tracy Lopez and Carrie Rickets give a recap of The Mighty Miss all-women's tournament. Coloradans, podcast fans, and excellent disc golfers Andrea Eaton and Erikah Weir discuss their passion for disc golf. 

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Kristy Moore, Kimberly Giannola, Nova Politte, Courses

Kristy Moore recaps the Ladies at the Lake tournament and talks women's tournaments.

Kim and Nova talk about their disc golf adventures including Kim's FP40 World Championship win. Then we chat about course design and tournament formats. Finally, we recap FPO tournament action and look ahead to worlds. 

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Ellen Widboom, Kaylee Kincaid, Traveling for Tournaments, Listener Questions

In today's episode: Kaylee Kincaid joins Becca and they talk about a variety of topics including traveling for tournaments, FPO play, and Ledgestone. They also answer listener questions including driving on non-hard surface tee-pads, dealing with sexism on the course, and divisional choices for transgender players.

Ellen Widboom gives a report from the road and talks about her disc golf journey. 

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Erika Stinchcomb, Yo Body, Lightweight Discs

In today's episode, our topic of the week is "Yo Body" discussing things we can do to feel our best physically on the course.

Team Westside Disc's FPO player and athletic trainer Erika Stinchcomb joins us and offers her insights.

We also do a wrap up of junior worlds, the weekend's A-Tiers and discuss lightweight discs. 

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Team Legacy's Lauren Butler, Father's Day, Moving on Up

It's a mega-episode! This one has a bit of everything:

Nova Politte and Kim Giannola join Becca as co-hosts. We talk with upcoming player Edie Heard and her dad Sam as well as Cynthia Ricciotti's dad Dino. 

Next, Team Legacy's Lauren Butler joins us for a discussion about tournament divisions, playing pro, and getting sponsored.

We then answer questions about ratings and being filmed when playing. TD Chris Rodriguez talks about the La Nina Open and we do a quick FPO wrap up.

Sam and Edie's family owned business:

Nova's new YouTube channel:

Chris Rodriguez's basket company:

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Jenny San Filippo, DGPT's Danielle Charlier, The Business of Disc Golf

Jenny San Filippo joins as co-host and we discuss business and disc golf. Also, an interview with Danielle Charlier, the DGPT's newest hire. Danielle was a key part of getting the women's shot by shot coverage airing the same day with live commentary. 

To support the DGPT's women's disc golf coverage, please email Danielle at:

Visit Jenny's awesome online business:

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Cynthia Ricciotti, Ava Meyer, WGE Wrap Up, Juniors

In todays episode, we talk with juniors Cynthia Ricciotti and Ava Meyer. You can see both of them in the Kansas City Luck of the Draw DD videos. You can also see Cynthia outdriving Paige and Ricky here:

We also discuss the WGE, our tournament here in Kansas City, and getting women to play more tournaments. Amy Crowe offers insights into junior's play and what we can do to encourage more kids to play. We also answer a couple of wonderful listener questions and do a quick wrap up of FPO action.

Link for Kids Disc Golf:

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Special Episode: GBO 2018

Our Saturday in Emporia experience! Featuring several interviews with FPO players and other women involved in disc golf. Insights into what players are excited about and ideas to grown the women's game. Listen to the end for a hilarious "podcastbomb."  Our 400 FB likes giveaway will be happening soon, visit our FB page or follow us on instagram. 

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Anxiety and the Mental Game

In today's episode, one of the most important aspects of golf: the mental game! We answer listener questions, and give tips on how to overcome anxiety and improve your game. Featured is a relaxation meditation you can use on the course from Jaimee Crosby and an interview with therapist and disc golfer Anthony Puryear. 

Learn more about Jaimee's Yoga for Disc Golf program here:

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Tina Stanaitis, Growing the Women's Game

In this week's episode, we feature an insightful interview with Whale Sacs' owner and team Dynamic Disc's Tina Stanaitis. We also get into it, discussing some of the controversial topics in women's disc golf and our ideas of how to grow disc golf amongst women. There's some great news about FPO post-produced coverage and our first giveaway!

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Team MVP's Kimberly Giannola, Playing in Your First Tournament, LVC & Memorial FPO Wrap-Up

Welcome to the Ladies of the Chains disc golf podcast. In today's episode we talk with reigning Am Advanced Masters Women's Champion Kim Giannola. We also discuss our own disc golf backgrounds and playing in your first tournament. We discuss a listener question and do a quick wrap up of FPO action and coverage from the first two big tournaments of 2018. We welcome your questions, comments, and feedback and can be reached through our website: or Thanks for listening!

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Ladies of the Chains Trailer

Welcome to the Ladies of the Chains disc golf podcast, a podcast created and produced by female disc golfers where we talk all things women's disc golf. Join the conversation and give us your questions or discussion topics by leaving us a message on our Facebook page or emailing Full episodes coming soon!

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