On The Brink | Chris Hartmann | Episode #71

As a professional disc golf competitor, Chris Hartmann is one of the top 25 rated players in Canada and has played well over 100 courses in Canada, the United States, and Europe.

Chris was a member of Team Canada who won gold at the WFDF World Team Disc Golf Championships in 2017 in England. He again represented Canada at the event in Estonia in 2019, and in Croatia in 2022 where the team secured the bronze medal.

Chris is sponsored by Innova Disc Golf and represents AceRunners and Ready Disc Golf. He has competed in over 90 Professional Disc Golf Association sanctioned events, including numerous World Championships and U.S. National Tour events.

As top Canadian at the Canadian Championships in 2018 at Hillcrest Farm in PEI, he qualified for, and subsequently competed in the United States Disc Golf Championships in Rock Hill, South Carolina.

Chris has a Masters degree in Exercise Physiology from Western Washington University. He has held coaching certification in four different sports and is currently the head coach of Canada’s first collegiate disc golf program at Trinity Western University in Langley, B.C. He has a passion for course design and bringing disc golf into mainstream recreational programming.

Chris is excited about the opportunity to bring this emerging sport to Trinity Western University Athletics and to help grow the sport in colleges and universities across Canada. He is also pleased that young disc golfers will have an opportunity to incorporate their sport into their university experience and benefit from The Complete Champion Approach™.

Chris is one of two partners in INdesign Disc Golf, a company passionate about designing, and consulting on, new disc golf courses. He is Director with the society that built and now maintains Raptors Knoll DIsc Golf Park in Langley.

Chris and his wife, Donna, reside in White Rock, British Columbia.


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