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Career highlights: Lisa has earned Mixed Pairs World title four times (2007, 2004, 2003, 2000), and is a six-time Women's Pairs Champion.
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Media exposure: Lisa's freestyle play has been featured in the Seattle Times, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, the North Seattle Journal, the San Diego Union, and the Rimini Italy Giornali.
Mentor(s): Mentors and Partners: Cindy Kruger, Matt Gauthier, Randy Silvey, Mary Lowry, Arthur Coddington, Jeff Kruger, Lori Daniels, The Beast.
Started playing: 1991
How I started playing: Educated and trained as an actor and director for the stage, Lisa began playing freestyle in her late twenties with fellow actor and freestyle champion, Randy Silvey.
Favorite move: Hugging! Favorite Disc Move: challenging consecutive combinations, especially if quirky! Adding spins to any move, moves that require quirky or unusual body positions, and beauty. Current fave is a standing gitis pull off of a throw.
Other fun: In addition to frisbee, Lisa is interested in outdoor pursuits including backpacking/hiking, camping, biking, and walking in all weathers.
Partners past & present: Cindy Kruger, Matt Gauthier, Randy Silvey, Mary Lowry, Arthur Coddington, Rodney Sanchez, Lori Daniels, The Beast, and Joel Rogers.
Lisa's training in the theatre allows her to bring unique performance and movement skills to her freestyle play. Like many other disc athletes, she has competed in Ultimate frisbee, tennis, and a variety of other competitive sports that enhance disc and teamwork skills and foster sportsmanship. In order to stay flexible, focused, and strong for competitions, Lisaıs current fitness/cross-training regimen includes integrated step fitness, yoga, bosu, weight training, and dancing.
Lisa has won several major and minor titles since beginning her career in 1991. With Cindy Kruger, she won the Womenıs Pairs division of the FPA World Championships in 2005, 2004, and 2003, and with Mary Lowry, she earned the top title in the Women's division three times (1994, 1997, 2000). She won the Mixed Pairs title with partner Matt Gauthier in 2007 and in 2005. In 2000 and in 2003, Lisa earned the Mixed Pairs title with partner Arthur Coddington.
Tournament Results Results are current through 1992 Please email us if there are errors. This list will be complete through 1974 in a year or so.
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Secrets of Pro Disc Freestyle Vol. 2 DVD Dave, Z and their Freestyle Frisbee champion friends from around the globe explain advanced moves and techniques. Available from The FPA Store at The Wright Life.