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The Upshot is Ultiworld Disc Golf's news and analysis podcast, hosted by UWDG publisher Charlie Eisenhood and Jamie Thomas. From the business of disc golf to the most compelling competition, The Upshot breaks down the biggest topics in the sport.

The Upshot is Ultiworld Disc Golf's news and analysis podcast, hosted by UWDG publisher Charlie Eisenhood and Jamie Thomas. From the business of disc golf to the most compelling competition, The Upshot breaks down the biggest topics in the sport.
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The Upshot is Ultiworld Disc Golf's news and analysis podcast, hosted by UWDG publisher Charlie Eisenhood and Jamie Thomas. From the business of disc golf to the most compelling competition, The Upshot breaks down the biggest topics in the sport.

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English


Episodes

The Upshot: The Ricky Wysocki Interview

1/16/2019
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Charlie Eisenhood and Jamie Thomas interview Ricky Wysocki at length about his new five-year Innova contract, the new stage in his career, his rivalry with Paul McBeth, and how he hopes to rediscover his fire in 2019 and beyond.

Duration:00:39:49

The Upshot: 2018 Awards, 2019 Predictions

1/11/2019
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Charlie Eisenhood is joined by special co-host Benn Wineka to talk about the 2018 awards, including best shots, Players of the Year, Breakout POTYs, and Performances of the Year. The guys also roll out some predictions -- and some hot takes -- for 2019 (33:19).

Duration:00:52:33

The Upshot: Wysocki To Innova, Andrew Fish, New Year's Resolutions

1/3/2019
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Charlie Eisenhood holds it down on his own this week and talks about Ricky Wysocki's move to Innova as well as the flurry of other signings as the calendar rolled over into 2019. Later, Andrew Fish comes on to discuss his 2018, some thoughts on the state of course design, and more. (13:29) Plus, New Year's resolutions!

Duration:00:42:35

The Upshot: 'Best Of 2018' Bracket [Semis & Finals]

12/26/2018
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Charlie Eisenhood and Jamie Thomas welcome in Ultiworld Disc Golf editor Benn Wineka for the part two of the 'best of 2018' bracket (listen to part one here). The four remaining stories that defined the year go head to head in the semifinals and finals. See which story emerges as the biggest of 2018!

Duration:00:25:47

The Upshot: 'Best Of 2018' Bracket [Quarterfinals]

12/20/2018
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Charlie Eisenhood and Jamie Thomas welcome in Ultiworld Disc Golf editor Benn Wineka for the first episode of the 'best of 2018' bracket. We picked eight stories that defined the year and put them head to head in a single elimination bracket. See which four stories advance to the semifinals in this week's show. Part two coming next week!

Duration:00:32:38

The Upshot: Latitude Departures, Winter Stories, 2019 Plans

12/12/2018
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Charlie Eisenhood and Jamie Thomas discuss the significance of a large group of players leaving Latitude 64 this offseason before turning to our favorite 'winter disc golf' stories (23:51). Plus, some 'best player' chatter and some of our early 2019 guests and plans.

Duration:00:39:08

The Upshot: Paul Ulibarri, Kevin Jones, More Offseason Buzz

12/5/2018
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Charlie Eisenhood and Jamie Thomas talk with Paul Ulibarri (1:16), who just signed with Discraft, and Kevin Jones (23:12), who just signed with Prodigy, on a big edition of The Upshot! Do not miss Kevin's Vegas story (33:20). Later in the show, the guys react to the Uli, KJUSA, and Eagle McMahon signings and talk about the latest in the DGPT media saga. (40:35).

Duration:01:12:36

The Upshot: Mailbag, DGPT Media, Semi-Pro Division?

11/28/2018
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Charlie Eisenhood and Jamie Thomas talk about the idea of a new semi-pro division (1:52), the effect of age on power and your rating (11:47), and the ongoing saga of the Disc Golf Pro Tour 2019 media plan (31:53). Plus lots of reader mail, which disc Charlie should get for his bag, Seppo Paju tying Simon Lizotte for #1 in Europe, and an update on Nate Doss and Val Jenkins.

Duration:01:04:21

The Upshot: McBeth to Discraft, Silas Schultz, Giving Thanks

11/20/2018
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Charlie Eisenhood and Jamie Thomas couldn't dare take a vacation from The Upshot this week after the news that Paul McBeth will be joining Discraft on a four-year deal. The guys talk about the news from multiple perspectives: Discraft's, McBeth's, Innova's, other pros', and the industry's. Plus, hear from Silas Schultz, the winner of the 2018 Next Gen National Championships and a brand new Jeep Renegade (45:59).

Duration:01:14:15

The Upshot: Smashboxx, DGPT Media Moves

11/15/2018
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Charlie Eisenhood and Jamie Thomas welcome in Terry Miller and Jon Van Deurzen from Smashboxx to discuss their 2018 season, the abrupt announcement that they will not be brought back to do live coverage of the Disc Golf Pro Tour next season, and Steve Dodge's changes to the Pro Tour's media approach.

Duration:01:11:14

The Upshot: Offseason Rumor Mill, Future of Live Coverage

11/8/2018
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Charlie Eisenhood and Jamie Thomas ask for some new disc recommendations for Charlie before talking about the 'calm before the storm' as the rumor mill buzzes about team changes this offseason. After the break, the guys open some more listener mail and get into the future of live tournament coverage (23:12).

Duration:00:52:49

The Upshot: McBeth Leaves Innova, 2018 Superlatives, Mailbag

10/31/2018
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Charlie Eisenhood and Jamie Thomas talk about the bombshell news that Paul McBeth is leaving Innova at the end of the year before turning to some gut reaction 2018 season superlatives (17:12). After the break, they open up some listener mail (48:07).

Duration:01:04:17

The Upshot: DGPT Championship, Chris Dickerson, Nate Sexton

10/25/2018
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Charlie Eisenhood returns this week and talks with Jamie Thomas about the 2018 Disc Golf Pro Tour Championship. Tournament champion Chris Dickerson stops by (4:15) before Nate Sexton discusses what happened on the island hole 15 (26:20). Later in the show, Charlie and Jamie react to the controversy (51:06)

Duration:01:06:24

The Upshot: Hall of Fame Classic, NT Points, Matt Kreuger

10/18/2018
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Jamie Thomas flies mostly solo this week while Charlie covers ultimate's National Championships in San Diego. Jamie highlights the big takeaways from the Ed Headrick Hall of Fame Classic, recaps the NT Points Standings, and continues the great discussion about headphones and USDGC coverage from the mailbag. Plus, this week Matt Krueger comes on to discuss the exciting new partnership between UDisc and the PDGA - don't miss it!

Duration:01:05:39

The Upshot: USDGC Wrap, Paul McBeth, Hall of Fame

10/10/2018
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Charlie Eisenhood and Jamie Thomas look big picture at the USDGC and break down Paul McBeth's victory, James Conrad's big weekend, and Kevin Jones' breakthrough performance. Plus: should headphones be allowed on the course? Later in the show, McBeth stops by to talk about his win. (37:22) Finally, the guys look ahead to the National Tour finale, the Hall of Fame Classic. (56:44)

Duration:01:13:10

The Upshot: USDGC Round 4 Recap [LIVE]

10/6/2018
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Charlie Eisenhood and Jamie Thomas bring you analysis and reactions to the wild final round of the 2018 United States Disc Golf Championship.

Duration:00:26:29

The Upshot: USDGC Round 3 Recap [LIVE]

10/5/2018
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Charlie Eisenhood and Jamie Thomas welcome in Kevin Jones, who shot -11 for the day's hot round and is just five shots back of the leader, Paul McBeth.

Duration:00:33:05

The Upshot: USDGC Round 2 Recap [LIVE]

10/4/2018
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Charlie Eisenhood sits down with tournament leader Paul McBeth to talk about the second round of the 2018 United States Disc Golf Championship.

Duration:00:26:56

The Upshot: USDGC Round 1 [LIVE]

10/3/2018
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Charlie Eisenhood and Jamie Thomas bring you a LIVE edition of The Upshot from the deck on the 18th fairway. KJ Nybo stops in as well!

Duration:00:24:46

The Upshot: USDGC Preview

10/1/2018
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Let's get ready to rummmmbbbbllllle! Charlie Eisenhood and Jamie Thomas bring you a preview of the 2018 United States Disc Golf Championship, the final major of the season. With info on the course changes, the players, and a surprise competitor, it's a can't-miss show before the start of the action on Wednesday.

Duration:00:48:36