Due to COVID-19, they had to cancel the upcoming spring season. A few members got together last month and founded the world’s first quarantine sports league.
Mario Zelaya is originally from Ontario, Canada and started opening Bad Ax facilities in 2014.
There are now 40 locations across North America. The popularity of Bad Ax Throwing led to the World Ax Throwing League. and there are over 8,000 launchers around the world.
“The same technology that powers the World Ax Throwing League powers the Quarantine League. So what I would do is call you on Instagram and we would have a real-time match, where I would toss and place my phone. and he would record the boards, ”Zelaya says.
Virtual matches are streamed live as the pitchers record their scores.
Anyone can join the Quarantine League.
All you have to do is follow the directions to build the wooden target. Launchers created them in their garages, basements and backyards.
“(There is) a lot of interest from people who may have heard about it from friends or who are fed up with sitting on the couch all day watching Netflix. It’s a great way. to get up off the couch, to do something fun, a whole new activity, ”he says.
It’s important to wear closed-toe shoes when performing the activity, and Zelaya says you can’t buy just any old ax at a hardware store.
“Take a stress break, go to your garden, take a 30-40 minute break from throwing axes in your garden and get back to work practically from your home. I think the net effect is that this will level the playing field. everyone on another level that we hadn’t seen before the COVID crisis, ”says Zelaya.
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