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Biographies of Hyperflite’s Founders / Peter Bloeme & Jeff Perry

Peter Bloeme Hyperflite co-founder, Peter Bloeme is director of the Skyhoundz Championships. In this role, he manages more than 100 Local Championships, 18 U.S. and International Qualifiers, a European Championship, and the World Championship. Bloeme’s career of tossing, skipping, bouncing, spinning, and twirling a plastic disc began when he finished third overall and first in…
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The Story Behind X-Flash Anti-Glare Technology

The latest Hyperflite innovation, known as X-Flash™ technology, was the product of several years of hard work and experimentation. But, it might not have happened at all were it not for a happy coincidence. In essence, the discovery of the “sunflash” phenomenon (more about that later), which ultimately resulted in the development of X-Flash™ technology,…
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Top 10 Myths About Canine Disc Sports

Myth 1: Food treats are the only way to teach a dog to play with the disc. Truth: Food treats are almost never used to teach a canine to catch and retrieve a flying disc. The only reward your dog will need…is another throw from you! Myth 2: Flying discs are expensive and don’t last long. Truth: In the…
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Tip Drill: Why Can’t My Canine Catch? — by Jeff Perry

“Butterlips,” “The Drops,” “In-and-Out Syndrome,” “Brick Jaws,” “Rejectus Mouthus,” whatever you may call it, missed discs are the scourge of disc dog enthusiasts. For many disc doggers, the onset of “The Drops” is gradual, while for others, it may seem to happen overnight. Most canine disc enthusiasts experience it at some point in the lives…
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There’s a Storm Brewing—Break out the Thundershirts!

What in heck is a Thundershirt? No, it’s not the preferred garment of the latest cinema superhero, or a body builder’s lifting uniform. What it is might surprise you…especially if you have a dog that is terrified of thunderstorms, fireworks, and other loud noises. In fact, if the Thundershirt performs as advertised, it might just…
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Surviving the Big Chill — by Jeff Perry

Now is the winter of our discontent — surely Shakespeare must have been a disc dogger. The approach of cold weather is a sad thing indeed for those who desire to bond with their canines via a well-thrown flying disc. You may think that it’s pretty much the same with all disc sports, but disc…
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For Dog’s Sake, Don’t Use the F-word!

Think your dog is a great Frisbee catcher? There is only a small chance that you are right…and it has nothing to do with his catching ability. Look down at that flying disc that Fido has in his mouth. You may call it a Frisbee, but, more likely than not, it isn’t. If it says…
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Finding the Perfect Disc Dog

An excerpt from Disc Dogs! The Complete Guide by Peter Bloeme and Jeff Perry, Co-founders of Hyperflite, Inc. Getting started in canine disc sports means finding the perfect dog. If you already have a dog, then congratulations are in order. Your family pet is a perfect companion for canine disc play. That may seem like…
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Dog Flew Pandemic Sweeping the Globe

Dog owners around the world are experiencing a global Pawdemic and it’s called the Dog Flew. No canine is immune from infection with this bug. Symptoms of the Dog Flew include, a pronounced ability to fly (caninus aerialis); a crazed look of delight (discus berzerkus); a lack of interest in normal canine toys (plasticus exclusivus);…
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Disc Dogging! America’s New National Pastime

A national pastime is a sport or game that is considered to be an intrinsic part of the culture of a nation — so says that vast storehouse of collective knowledge called Wikipedia. Almost every country has a national pastime even if they don’t always officially declare one. Not surprisingly, in Norway, where there’s snow aplenty, the…
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Press Releases

Bob Evans

We are sad to report that Bob Evans, Skyhoundz Open Division World Champion with canine Nick (2000, 2004) passed away on January 11th., 2013, after suffering a stroke. Evans was a beloved character in the disc dog world who made the most out of his cadre of talented canine athletes. At an age when most…
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2012 Hyperflite Skyhoundz World Canine Disc Championship

The 2012 Hyperflite Skyhoundz World Championship was one for the ages. Thanks to our dedicated volunteer staff and world-class judging crew, things ran smoothly without the need to power up the lights at AT&T Field. As usual, we had Ray Lowman to crack the MadDog whip and help keep things running smoothly during our week-long…
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New Hyperflite Invention has Disc Dogs Jumping for Joy!

Hyperflite, maker of state-of-the-art flying discs for dogs, is taking canine discs to the next level with the introduction of its patent-pending X-FlashTM Anti-Glare Technology. X-Flash is designed to eliminate canine misses caused by the sunflash phenomenon. Never heard of sunflash? Well, that’s only because your canine can’t talk! A sunflash occurs when sunlight reflected…
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Hyperflite Announces X-Flash Anti-Glare Technology

Canine disc competitions have never been more competitive. A single missed catch can mean the difference between a trip to the World Championship and a long winter of regrets. Stack the odds in your favor with Hyperflite’s exclusive patent-pending, X-Flash Anti-Glare Technology. The revolution continues! You’re flying blind if you’re not flying X-Flash! To learn…
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2011 Hyperflite Skyhoundz World Canine Disc Championship

When you stage an event as large and complex as the 2011 Hyperflite Skyhoundz World Canine Disc Championship, then you darn sure better have a capable staff. Fortunately, we had Mike Miller and Ray Lowman to crack the whip and help keep things running smoothly during our week-long disc-dog extravaganza. Also lending a hand were…
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Hyperflite Announces the Availability of a Free Digital Disc Dog Book for Canine Enthusiasts

Hyperflite, maker of state-of-the-art flying discs for dogs, announces the availability of a free digital book for disc dog enthusiasts. The full-color publication, entitled Disc Dogs Rock! An Introduction to the Coolest Canine Sport in the World, may be downloaded for free from the Skyhoundz website (https://skyhoundz.com//discdogsrock.html). Disc Dogs Rock! is loaded with the information…
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Good Friends Remembered by Jeff Perry

There is nothing like a little scare to pull your head out of the clouds and make you focus on more important things. And so it was just a few days after the Hyperflite Skyhoundz World Championship that we learned that one of the canine disc competitors who competed in the 2010 Worlds, Mark Muir…
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Skyhoundz Disc Dog Titling

Skyhoundz Disc Dog Titling! Skyhoundz is excited to announce the debut of Canine Disc Competition Titling! In addition to the normal awards that you win at Skyhoundz Canine Disc Competitions, in 2011 you can earn a variety of competition titles at any Hyperflite Skyhoundz Canine Disc competition including Local Championships, State Championships, DiscDogathon Qualifiers, Xtreme…
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Hyperflite Introduces the Jawz Dèjá Flew

Introducing the world’s first recycled, puncture-resistant canine disc – the Jawz Dèjá Flew. Jawz Dèjá Flew discs are indistinguishable from regular Jawz discs and are nothing less than the toughest recycled discs on planet earth. Jawz Dèjá Flew discs fly just like regular Jawz discs but they’re made with pre- and post-consumer recycled material that…
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2010 Hyperflite Skyhoundz World Canine Disc Championship

The 2010 Hyperflite Skyhoundz World Canine Disc Championship weekend got underway on Thursday evening at the McKamey Animal Care and Adoption Center when about 60 competitors arrived at the welcome reception sponsored by Hyperflite. Thirsty disc doggers managed to polish off a half keg in less than two hours! Hyperflite’s Nancy Noel adopted a canine…
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Hyperflite Introduces the Competition Standard Lite

Hyperflite proudly announces the availability of the lightest full-size canine competition disc ever made, by any manufacturer, in the history of the world. The Competition Standard Lite is the latest innovation to come from Hyperflite’s talented team of aerodynamics and materials experts. Our mission is to make the world’s best canine discs so canine disc…
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Walter Frederick “Fred” Morrison (January 23, 1920-February 9, 2010)

Walter Frederick Morrison, 90, inventor of the plastic version of the flying disc, passed away on February 9, 2010. He was 90-years old — or 19 in dog years. Every kid who has ever thrown a disc in a park owes a debt of gratitude to Mr. Morrison for his foresight. But many dogs owe…
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Disc Color Choice for Canine Disc Play

An excerpt from Disc Dogs! The Complete Guide by Peter Bloeme and Jeff Perry, Co-founders of Hyperflite, Inc. Canines were once thought to be color blind, that is, that they could see only black and white and shades of gray. Canine eyes, like human eyes, contain within their retinas, certain light sensitive cells called cones…
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Chew on This! Your Dog’s Destructive Behavior Can be Ancient History

by Jeff Perry Most dogs, and especially athletic canines like border collies, Australian shepherds, labs and cattle dogs, require vigorous exercise. Shortchange an energetic canine in the exercise department and you just might bid farewell to anything from sheetrock to sofas. Being highly intelligent creatures, dogs have a knack for “communicating” to you via your…
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A Primer on Skyhoundz Judging Criteria

by Jeff Perry To gain insight into the manner in which Skyhoundz judges evaluate freestyle performances at Skyhoundz Regional and World Championship events it is useful to first review the Skyhoundz Guidelines. These Guidelines set forth the core standards or “framework” that Skyhoundz judges employ to score freestyle routines and consequently compare and contrast the…
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Tame the Wind and Become a Disc Dog God

An excerpt from Disc Dogs! The Complete Guide by Peter Bloeme and Jeff Perry, Co-founders of Hyperflite, Inc. As you begin to participate in disc sports with your canine, you will undoubtedly experience conditions in which the wind appears to change direction and velocity with rabidity and in seemingly unpredictable ways. Whether you are practicing, performing or…
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Jumping Jehosaphats: Teaching a Dog to Jump for a Flying Disc

An excerpt from Disc Dogs! The Complete Guide by Peter Bloeme and Jeff Perry, Co-founders of Hyperflite, Inc. Many veterinarians recommend that you don’t encourage your canine to jump until it is between 12 and 18 months of age. However, we all know that most canines will jump whether we like it or not. In fact, if…
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Finding the Perfect Venue for Fun!

An excerpt from Disc Dogs! The Complete Guide by Peter Bloeme and Jeff Perry, Co-founders of Hyperflite, Inc. In a number of major cities in the United States and elsewhere in the world, our four-legged friends are caninus non gratis in parks and public green spaces. However, even in the most inhospitable environs it is possible to…
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Finding the Perfect Dog for Canine Disc Play

An excerpt from Disc Dogs! The Complete Guide by Peter Bloeme and Jeff Perry, Co-founders of Hyperflite, Inc. Getting started in canine disc sports means finding the perfect dog. If you already have a dog, then congratulations are in order. Your family pet is a perfect companion for canine disc play. That may seem like a surprising…
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Canine Disc Sports Injuries: Ouch That Smarts!

An excerpt from Disc Dogs! The Complete Guide by Peter Bloeme and Jeff Perry, Co-founders of Hyperflite, Inc. When you use common sense, canine disc play is exceedingly safe. Injuries of any kind are rare. When they do occur it is usually because of a mistake that we humans make. Bad throws cause canines to run into…
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Canine Disc Play – Make Great Throws or Your Dog Might Bite You!

An excerpt from Disc Dogs! The Complete Guide by Peter Bloeme and Jeff Perry, Co-founders of Hyperflite, Inc. Canine disc sports are a team effort. Although the focus is frequently on the canine, in order for your canine to shine on the playing field or at your local park, you must throw smoothly and accurately in a…
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Canine Disc History

An excerpt from Disc Dogs! The Complete Guide by Peter Bloeme and Jeff Perry, Co-founders of Hyperflite, Inc. No one actually knows the identity of the first person to throw a disc to a canine, but the credit for first popularizing this activity must go to Alex Stein, owner and trainer of the legendary three-time world canine…
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Canine Disc Competition: It’s All About the Dog!

An excerpt from Disc Dogs! The Complete Guide by Peter Bloeme and Jeff Perry, Co-founders of Hyperflite, Inc. Polls have shown that the primary reason that people participate in canine disc competitions is because their dogs love it. Sometimes we lose sight of that simple fact as we become more experienced and more active on the competition…
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