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So what happens now?

A: “We have reached another milestone with even more friends. Our collaboration with Discmania is really interesting. A fun fact is that me and Jussi Meresmaa at Discmania have worked under the radar with this project for about two years. It is very honoring and a testament to the quality of our discs that he has chosen us to make a new line of discs.”

Is there any cool stuff you are working on in the factory right now?

A: “There always something going on. Right now, we are updating the coloring of our discs. We really want to achieve even more striking and vibrant colors. We also made a survey to learn more about what colors our fans prefer.”

What do you hope for the sport of disc golf in the future? A: “I really hope disc golf keeps growing to the size it deserves, and that Latitude 64 will be a part of that. We will do what we are good at: making discs and supporting and collaborating with partners with similar visions.”

Is it still as fun as when you started? A: “Yes, for sure. I really enjoy seeing people around me grow

and evolve. It is very different, though. It has really been a challenge and a lot of hard work to go from a basement business to a world class disc golf company with 27 employees. Our journey has exceeded even my wildest imagination.”

BIO Name: David Berglund Age: 43 Title: CEO at Latitude 64° Interests: Spending time with my family, walks with the

dog, play disc golf when I have the time, and traveling, meeting new people Previous Jobs: Purchasing Assistant at Ingram Micro, Purchasing Manager at Alimak. Best Disc Golf Experience: Playing the Florida Triple Crown in the early 90’s. Seeing idols like Sam Ferrans and Ken Climo play was huge for me back then. Favorite Driver: Explorer! A real workhorse in the fairway department. Favorite Midrange: Compass. Good glide, dependable and suits my grip. Favorite Putter: I love the new Keystone. The grip feels just perfect and it has the right stability for me.

Growth of the Latitude 64 Factory in square Feet

2006: 270 SQ.FT

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2009: 1,400 SQ. FT

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2011 7,000 SQ. FT

2014: 17,000 SQ. FT

2019: 36,000 SQ. FT

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