The Name and the place
Latitude 64° is the geographical location of the residential community Bergsbyn (meaning Mountain Village), outside the coastal city of Skellefteå, near the arctic circle in the north eastern part of Sweden. This tiny suburbial community with a population of around 2000 people, have produced 6 players that between them have won 2 Junior World Championships, 4 European Championships, 2 PDGA World’s Double titles and has won the Swedish Disc Golf Tour almost every year between 1995-2005. Bergsbyn also has Swedens largest Disc Golf course – Discgolf Terminalen – featuring 36 holes of world class standard. Three PDGA Majors has been held at this site and more is likely to come.
Other cities at Latitude 64° around the world includes Fairbanks in Alaska USA, Arkhangelsk in Russia and Nuuk on Greenland.