Distance expert Simon Lizotte became a three-time US Distance Champ after winning the competition on Tuesday. However, he didn’t walk away with the competition like he did when he last won the competition by 90 feet in 2014.
Young gun Anthony Barela nearly took the title with a throw that was three feet shorter.
The top five throwers from Tuesday’s competition will be featured in the Big Arm Big Heart distance showcase Saturday after the final round where they will heave drives over the Winthrop Lake for charity.
Fans will have the chance to purchase these player drives for a donation of $20 to Throw Pink. Players will be randomly selected to each fan that purchases a drive. If the Throw Pink-stamped Star Destroyers used during the showcase make it over the lake, the fan that purchased the throw gets to keep it.
Pink DISCatcher Traveler Targets will be arranged in the familiar ribbon shape associated with breast cancer awareness on the opposite side of the lake. If a player lands a drive in one, the fan that donated that shot gets to keep the Traveler.
If one of those drives lands inside the special DISCatcher Pro Target in the middle, then $25,000 will be donated to charity. Stay tuned to Facebook for more details.