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  1. Ultimate Players Rank Ultimate As 3rd Hardest Sport

    Sludge Brown's Ultimate/ESPN Chart.

    Sludge Brown surveyed a group of 334 ultimate players, who ranked ultimate as the third most challenging sport behind only boxing and ice hockey. Check out the full results of Sludge’s survey over at his blog.

    —Charlie Eisenhood Aug 21, 2014 at 12:24PM
  2. Club Roster Deadline Is Friday At 5 PM Mountain Time

    A PSA from Ultiworld: the club rostering deadline for the Series is this Friday, August 22, at 5 PM MDT. You need to go on to the USA Ultimate online rostering system, create your team, and roster at least 10 players by that day or your team will not be eligible for the postseason.

    —Charlie Eisenhood Aug 20, 2014 at 6:34PM
  3. 2015 Club Nationals Will Be In October

    USA Ultimate Director of Communications Andy Lee tells Ultiworld, “Nationals will be early to mid-October in 2015.”

    Looks like the coming move to summer will take place in 2016.

    —Charlie Eisenhood Aug 20, 2014 at 9:32AM
  4. Over 80% Of People In Unidentified Survey Say Ultimate Is A Sport

    Is it a sport?

    Via SB Nation, here are the results of an unnamed, unsourced survey about alternative sports and how many people call them an actual ‘sport.’ Over 80% agree that ultimate is a sport. Feels like progress, no?

    —Charlie Eisenhood Aug 19, 2014 at 10:56AM
  5. YCC VIDEO: North Carolina v. Cincinnati (U19 Open Finals)

    Here is the full game footage of the U19 Open Finals at the 2014 Youth Club Championships between North Carolina and Cincinnati:

    2014 YCC Finals Video

    —Charlie Eisenhood Aug 19, 2014 at 10:28AM
  6. NYC Youngbloods Website Lets You Tinder Swipe Players

    As a former Youngbloods player (too busy this year!), I am glad to have the chance to write about the team’s website. The NYC second tier Men’s club team just launched a new website where you can “swipe right” or left on each player on the roster, just like the dating app Tinder. Good times.

    —Charlie Eisenhood Aug 18, 2014 at 3:33PM
  7. Ultimate, USAU Get Exposure in Sports Events Magazine

    Ultimate was pegged as an exciting, growing sport for event planners in the most recent issue of Sports Events Magazine. The magazine, which is primarily aimed at planners, took a look at the accomplishments of USA Ultimate, discussed the sports growth on the international stage, and took numerous quotes from USAU CEO Tom Crawford. Read the relevant pages here.

    —Sean Childers Aug 18, 2014 at 1:58PM
  8. VIDEO: Ultimate Through The Streets Of Delft

    Cool video from Force Elektro, the college ultimate team at the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands:

    Urban Ultimate

    —Charlie Eisenhood Aug 18, 2014 at 1:32PM
  9. Can Pro Sports Go Co-Ed?

    That’s the title of a New York Times op-ed, featuring Mo’Ne Davis, perhaps the biggest star of this year’s Little League World Series.

    —Charlie Eisenhood Aug 18, 2014 at 10:27AM
  10. Ultimate Results Coaching Academy Conference Launches This Week

    I’m extremely excited about this week’s Ultimate Results Coaching Academy Conference, which kicked off last night with a keynote from Lou Burruss and continues until August 24th. This online conference is the first of its kind in Ultimate and is designed to bring coaching techniques to coaches all over the globe.

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    —Keith Raynor Aug 18, 2014 at 10:18AM

News

  1. Vancouver’s Morgan Hibbert Leaves Furious George, Joins GOAT

  2. The Notables: 7 Under The Radar Impact Women’s Additions

  3. Deep Look: Worlds Wrap, Club Outlook, & College Preview — Episode 33

  4. Chicago Heavyweights 2014: Tournament Preview (Women’s)

  5. Pro Flight Finale NGN Broadcast Schedule Now Available

  6. Pack A Punch: 2014 Chicago Heavyweights Preview (Men’s)

  7. DC Current Flood Stack Offense: Video Breakdown Powered by Agility from Five Ultimate

  8. Can Truck Stop Translate MLU Success to the Triple Crown Tour?

  9. Ultiworld Is Hiring An Assistant Managing Editor (And More Writers)

  10. YCC 2014: Tournament Recap (U19 Open Division)

  11. AUDL Announces Nashville Expansion; Southeast Division Still A Question Mark For 2015

  12. The Future of Defense in Ultimate: Why Lou’s Help Defense Series Matters

  13. Latest USAU Club Rankings Still A Work In Progress

  14. WUCC 2014: Tournament Report Card

  15. The Physics Behind Throwing in the Wind – Part II

Up for Debate

  1. Benyamin Elias

    DC Current Flood Stack Offense: Video Breakdown Powered by Agility from Five Ultimate

    Aug 19, 2014 with 0 Comments
  2. Charlie Eisenhood

    Ultiworld Is Hiring An Assistant Managing Editor (And More Writers)

    Aug 15, 2014 with 2 Comments
  3. Sean Childers

    The Future of Defense in Ultimate: Why Lou’s Help Defense Series Matters

    Aug 14, 2014 with 18 Comments
  4. Benji Heywood

    The Physics Behind Throwing in the Wind – Part II

    Aug 13, 2014 with 8 Comments
  5. Sion "Brummie" Scone

    Video Scouting Report on the Buzz Bullets, Powered by Agility from Five Ultimate

    Aug 1, 2014 with 17 Comments
  6. Jeff Hetzel

    Sandy, Surge, and Understanding Star Defense, Powered by Agility from Five Ultimate

    Jul 30, 2014 with 12 Comments
  7. Steven Wartinbee

    San Jose Spiders Dominate The Toronto Rush To Win AUDL Title

    Jul 30, 2014 with 3 Comments
  8. Guest Author

    The Spirit Spike: A Story From Masters Nationals

    Jul 28, 2014 with 28 Comments
  9. Michael Kinstlick

    8 Keys To Beating The San Jose Spiders

    Jul 25, 2014 with 3 Comments