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CHRISTINE O'CLEARY

Inducted: 2013 - Player

Current Home: Atlanta, GA

 


Chris was Atlanta-based Ozone's team's founder, leader and star player beginning in 1983 and continuing through the 90's.  Chris helped set the tone for the team; heart, grit, determination, spirit, love of the game, intelligence and fair play.  During her time as captain, Ozone finished pre-quarters or better 15 times at the Club Championships, including 2 finals and multiple semi-finals appearances.  In addition to fostering women's ultimate through her leadership on Ozone, Chris was highly involved with the local Atlanta Flying Disc Club, holding President, Field commissioner, and tournament director positions.  She is a co-founder of Terminus, Atlanta's most prestigious tournament.  Chris helped to create a women's league, which combined experienced and novice players to help foster ultimate in Atlanta.  In addition to playing ultimate competitively, she also won the Professional Disc Golf World Championships twice and set 2 long standing world records, in both distance and accuracy.  Chris played in and won her first "Frisbee" tournament in a neighborhood park at the age of eight, in 1971 and she continues to play, most recently at the 2013 Masters Championship in Denver, and earning Sprit of the Game award from her peers.

         
  • 2015 Class

  • 2014

  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009

  • 2008

  • 2007

  • 2006

  • 2005

  • 2004