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“Eyewitness News” - Feature on Competitive Frisbee (1976)

Jim Ruddy

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  •  Jim Ruddy explains the growing popularity of frisbee 
  •  Ruddy interviews Mark Bottles, a Dallas native and competitive frisbee thrower 
  •  Bob May, a practicing attorney and a world-record holding frisbee thrower, talks about the secrets to his success 
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In this segment, taped for KDFW’s “Eyewitness News” in 1976, Dallas-based reporter Jim Ruddy covers the growing popularity of frisbee and the rise of frisbee competitions. Included in the footage is an interview with Mark Bottles, a Dallas native and competitive frisbee hopeful, as well as scenes of long-distance frisbee throwing champion Bob May demonstrating his technique.