Cody is a Chicago Axe Throwing Coach and July’s award winner! He has continued to show what it takes to be an outstanding member of the Bad Axe Throwing team in Chicago West Loop.  He constantly puts forth for the company, clients and fellow coaches that shows in every interaction, with awesome humor and axe throwing.

Chicago Axe Throwing Coach

Cody Baker is our July award winner

How long have you been axe throwing?

Started axe throwing in February of 2017

Underhand pistol grip axe throw

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What’s your favorite thing about Axe Throwing?
The 7 boxes of leftover pizza in my fridge
What’s the best axe throwing song in your opinion?
“Thunder Kiss ‘65” by White Zombie
What do you tell people who have never thrown an axe before?
Wear your flip flops (Editors note: Please don’t actually do this, you have to wear closed toed shoes to throw!)
If you could throw axes with any one person in history who would it be and why?
My grandpa. Dude jumped out of airplanes during WW2; he would kick my ass. I never got to hang out with him, so being able to chill with him would be awesome.

What do you do when you’re not axe throwing?


Double underhand pistol grip @badaxethrowing

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What’s a cool fact about you?
My dad invented Toaster Strudel, and on Wednesdays I wear pink.
Do you have any hidden talents?

I might, but they’re hidden.

If you were marooned on a desert island what 3 items would you bring?

All the tequila

Is there anyone you’d like to make a shout out to?

The man, the myth, the legend: Daryl.

A resident of the Chicago area, Cody Baker has helped make Bad Axe Throwing the #1 ranked fun & games activity according to TripAdvisor. Get to know more of our expert axe throwing coaches as we feature them each month.

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