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Daily Dart Peeps Profile: Player & Flashpoint Designs Founder & President Darin Van Handel, Wisconsin

NDA: Darin, tell us a bit about yourself—where you grew up and live now…and your family.  DARIN: Thank you for the opportunity to share a bit about the Man under the Fedora. I currently live in Little Chute, Wisconsin less than 5 miles from my Great, Great grandfather’s farm. I grew up on the outskirts of the city –…

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Daily Dart Peeps Profile: 2020 NDA Hall of Fame Recipients Maggie Jones and Stan Borup

Editor’s Note: Beyond the cancellation of the annual week-long celebration of the sport in Las Vegas–a.k.a. Team Dart–the induction ceremonies for the pair in this year’s ‘Class of 2020’ NDA Hall of Fame (HOF) were also scrubbed. While this special occasion will be marked at a future time and place, today’s profile focuses on the…

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Daily Dart Peeps Profile: NDA Manufacturer Sponsor Helmut Schneller, Lowen Entertainment, Germany

Editor’s Note: Helmut is a long-time member of the NDA board of directors. As one of four NDA manufacturer sponsors, his company, headquartered in Germany, furnishes the Valley-branded boards used at Team Dart each year. NDA:  Helmut, tell us a bit about yourself—where you grew up and live now…and your family.   Besides work, any hobbies or interests?  …

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Daily Dart Peeps Profile: NDA President Pat Webb

NDA: Pat, tell us a bit about yourself—where you grew up and live now…and your family.  Besides work, any hobbies or interests?  PAT: I was born and raised here in Portsmouth, Ohio.   My home and work are based here.   My wife, Leanne and daughters, Andrea and Ashley, are here.  Besides City Amusement and family time, I mainly enjoy playing darts and…

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Daily Dart Peeps Profile: Dart Player Cheryle Good Bird, North Dakota

NDA: Cheryle, tell us a bit about yourself, where you grew up and live now…and your family. Besides work and darts, any hobbies or interests? CHERYLE: I was born in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. My father was in the Army 30 years. I have four sisters and three brothers. I grew up in Mandaree, North Dakota. I am…

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Daily Dart Peeps Profile: NDAPlayer, Referee Jeff Gilchrist, Colorado

NDA: Jeff, tell us a bit about yourself—where you grew up and live now…and your family.  Besides work (and darts) any hobbies or interests? JEFF:  I was born and raised in Northern Colorado. Lived here for most of my life except for a short stint in Northern California. I have been married to my wife Kym for 27…

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Daily Dart Peeps Profile: Nurse & Dart Player Jackie Thorson, South Dakota

NDA:   Jackie, tell us a bit about yourself, where you grew up and live now…and your family. Besides work and darts, any hobbies or interests? JACKIE:  I was born in California and raised in Nevada. I have lived in Aberdeen SD for way too many years. I have 2 daughters, Seleste, 21, a Junior in the Nursing…

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Daily Dart Peeps Profile: NDA Player & Dart League Coordinator Garion Cole, Illinois

NDA: Garion, tell us a bit about yourself—where you grew up and live now…and your family.  Besides work (and darts) any hobbies or interests?  GARION: I was born in Peoria, IL and now live in currently in Chililcothe, IL, about 18 miles north of Peoria.  We moved here when I started high school and my parents and brother are…

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Daily Dart Peep Profile: NDA Director Ed McCammack, President, Phoenix Darts US

NDA: Ed, tell us a bit about yourself—where you grew up and live now…and your family.    ED:  I was born and raised in central Illinois, with my longest tenure there in Monticello, IL In 93/94. I moved to the Dallas/ Fort Worth area and lived here mostly for the last 20+ years. I am married with two amazing…

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Daily Dart Peeps Profile: NDA Player Jerry Kopecky, South Dakota

NDA: Jerry, tell us a bit about yourself—where you grew up and live now…and your family.   Besides work (and darts) any hobbies or interests?  JERRY: I live in Aberdeen, South Dakota.   I’ve lived here my whole life.  My roots are here and know my way around these parts.   I’m married—for 22 years—and have two children.  I enjoy hunting and fishing,…

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