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Changing Up Her Tools While she’s certainly dialed in her skills well enough to take down some of the best in the FPO division, Paige is still making some adjustments to her game. Those who follow her on social media will note that one of the biggest additions is that of her tricked out Dynamic Discs van, but the idea for a touring vehicle wasn’t always on her radar. “Once I won Worlds, I knew the opportunity was probably there for a van and that DD would’ve helped me out with it. My dad said ‘DD would support you if there’s a purpose for having the van what can you do for DD and why should you have the van?’ That’s when the putter challenge came to mind,” described Paige. The van is certainly a huge step in the right direction, but let’s not forget the main reason for it - getting her to and from the

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nation’s biggest events where she can play to her maximum potential. 2018 was a pivotal year for Paige regarding her own game, and she’s redesigned her bag in a way that’s sure to bring success. One of the main changes is the addition of the Westside Soft Harp, and while she typically likes harder discs, she’s learned to finesse this one for flick shots and appreciates that she gets a little less skip than with her trusty Slammer. Addressing her midrange game was a huge turning point at the end of last season as well, as Bjerkaas never really used those molds to their maximum potential. In 2019, she’s bagging a Latitude 64 Fuse and Claymore, and her drivers will largely remain the same including a DD Maverick and Getaway. Despite her bolstered confidence coming off a Worlds win, the question still lingers - will she have what it takes to win a second year in a row and beat the woman who tends to take home the prize every odd year?

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