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Ken Westerfield
Ken Westerfield and Jim Kenner (Discraft founder) toured as Frisbee Pros in the early 1970s for the Frisbee manufacturer in Canada. They produced some of the first Frisbee and disc sports championships in Canada and the US (1972-1987). Ken is a Hall of Fame inductee in freestyle, disc golf and ultimate. World record, MTA 15 seconds in 1975 and one of only two distance throwers to throw a Wham-O Frisbee over 500′ (552’ in 1978). In 1975, Ken began introducing ultimate play to Canada at his Canadian Open Frisbee Championships in Toronto and Vancouver. He also played in the Northern California Ultimate Frisbee League (NCUFL 1977-1978). Ken started the first ultimate league in Canada called the Toronto Ultimate Club (1979 and still active today, 250 teams and 3500 active members). Ken and his Toronto ultimate team Darkside won the first Canadian National Ultimate Championships, Ottawa, 1987.
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