Kraken Axes, a competitive
Another venue, Kick Axe Throwing, has also been given a liquor license, although it is not expected to open till spring 2019.
“The immediate reaction is, ‘You’re throwing axes? That sounds crazy!’ And then when you introduce alcohol, people think you’re really nuts. But we haven’t had any injuries – unless you count paper cuts,” said Mario Zelaya, president
Venue owners have promised city officials that they’ll be adhering to all safety norms, employ trained coaches in the
“You can do all the research and analysis you want on cities and demographics, but there’s this extra factor in places like D.C. and honestly, we don’t know what it is. Washington has what we call the ‘ax-factor’,” said Zelaya.