- For all Frisbee lovers, here is some trivia that I came across recently.
* The name Frisbee pays homage to the Frisbee Baking Company whose
pie-tins were tossed around by college students in the 1920s.
* Toy company Wham-O first manufactured the Frisbee flying disc in
* Ultimate Frisbee, which combines rules from soccer & football, was
invented in 1968 by high school students in Maplewood, NJ. Now hundreds
of thousands of people play the sport in more than 42 countries
* In 2002 in California, Christian Sandstrom, a Swede, threw a disc
about 820 feet or a little longer than two football fields to set the
record for the world's longest throw.