Latitude 64's Description:
River is one of our most popular discs. And this thing has GLIDE. It is easy to throw and fits most player’s power and skill levels. River is a fairway control driver and while it is not the fastest disc we have made, and does not have the widest wing ever made, it is a disc for accurate driving and good control. With small fade and amazing glide, you can really let it fly on those big anhyzer curves.
I'm a beginner that's just starting to throw fairway drivers. I got the River in opto Air plastic (159g). At that weight the disc is very easy to throw. To me the opto Air plastic is also more grippy than the regular opto plastic.
The River flies very similar to my 172g opto Diamond. It is very straight (with my arm speed) and has very little fade. I find that for beginners a disc with very little fade can be helpful. If you are throwing a 250' tunnel shot in the woods and only have 200' of power, you will still be in the fairway rather than in the woods after a hard fade.
I would recommend this disc to any beginner if you get the opto Air plastic in a light weight. Every beginner should have a River and a Diamond in their bag.
Great disc for my 9 year old son. He loves it
Pretty quickly became my favorite stable driver lot of flux to get you where you’re going
The River is a fantastic disc that glides forever. I have a heavier version for long straight shots and a lighter one that turns predictably.
I am a beginner and I can get some pretty good distance with this