Dan is a Winnipeg Axe Coach and December’s award winner! He has continued to show what it takes to be an outstanding member of the Bad Axe Throwing team in Winnipeg.  Big Dan is the guy you expect to meet when you come axe throwing: bearded, skilled with a blade, and a sweetheart. Countless review shout outs explain why he is the reason people have such a good time in Winnipeg and he holds his team to the standard he holds himself.

Winnipeg Axe Coach

Dan “Big Dan” Blair

is our December award winner


How long have you been axe throwing?

With the Bad Axe, just under 3 years.

What’s your favorite thing about Axe Throwing?
Throwing axes!
What’s the best axe throwing song in your opinion?
Graveyard by Neffex
What do you tell people who have never thrown an axe before?
What could go wrong ??? Kidding, most times it’s not to psych themselves out.
If you could throw axes with any one person in history who would it be and why?
Can’t think of one from history…don’t wanna deal with the zombie…..unless it’s the target! The modern day though, Yo Momoa! Let’s throw and raise a Guinness!

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

Modifying a new axe, working out, or sleeping.
What’s a cool fact about you?
I’m me! ( kidding, no idea)
Do you have any hidden talents?

I like to make different things, using different mediums

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

A good knife, fire striker, paracord.

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

Just my parents who always got my back, my best friends Stephan and Teresa, for keeping me in line.

A resident of the Winnipeg area, Dan 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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