Episode 26: Carolyn Hubbard and Stacy McCarthy on Their Discovery of Freestyle

Find out how one of the greatest women’s teams ever, Carolyn Yabe (now Hubbard) and Stacy Anderson (now McCarthy) came together at Colorado State, started playing Freestyle, and soon after won their first World Championship in 1983. It was the Coloradicals that provided much of the inspiration and after joining the Grateful Disc Club, they “got the fever!” Hear about their shared journey of moving from the regimented sport of swimming to finding true joy in the self expression, creativity, and freedom that Freestyle encouraged. Find out their strategy for choreographing their routines. After listening to their memories of playing on Friday afternoons in the La Jolla Cove, you’ll be planning your next trip to San Diego. 

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  1. Randy, Jake and Carolyn, Thanks for Shootin’ the Frizbreeze with me. It was great traveling through memory lane. The freestyle family will always hold a special place in my heart.

  2. Ditto to what Stacy wrote. Thanks for asking us to be guests on your very cool pod cast. It was so fun to talk about our frisbee days together, seems like we just scratched the surface. It was a magical and special time in my life. I don’t know how I got so LUCKY to find frisbee and meet all these amazing wonderful people, who are still part of my life. Good stuff. Good memories. Love you guys, keep up the great work.

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