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  1. Fascinating 1970 Newspaper Article About Ultimate

    flight to happinessReader Jesse B. sent along this newspaper clipping from the San Francisco Chronicle on June 18, 1970, p. 53. Here’s my best available transcription.

    The threat of off-shore storms on Lake Superior has forced transfer of the 13th International Frisbee Tournament July 5 from the “historic ballyard” at Eagle Harbor, Mich., to the nearby island community of Calumet.

    This unprecedented shift of the classic event, “the granddaddy of all Frisbee competition,” was described by Harvey J Kukuk, beloved director of the International association, as “the most difficult decision I have ever had to make.” (more…)

    —Charlie Eisenhood Jul 7, 2015 at 10:20AM
  2. Battle For New York: PoNY v. Great Britain [Full Game Footage]

    Check out the full game footage from a rainy scrimmage on Randall’s Island between New York PoNY and Team Great Britain, who was visiting the United States for the US Open this past weekend:

    PoNY v. Great Britain | New York City Scrimmage 2015

    —Charlie Eisenhood Jul 7, 2015 at 9:00AM
  3. Riot’s Shira Stern Toes The Line

    A super grab from Seattle Riot’s Shira Stern on the edge of the endzone in Riot’s win over San Francisco Fury at the 2015 US Open:

    Shira Stern | Seattle Riot | Layout Catch | Toes The Line

    —Charlie Eisenhood Jul 4, 2015 at 12:14AM
  4. GOAT’s Remi Ojo With An Insane Catch Block

    This is as crazy a play as you will ever see in ultimate, from Toronto GOAT’s Remi Ojo against Pittsburgh Temper:

    Remi Ojo Layout Catch Block | 2015 US Open

    —Charlie Eisenhood Jul 2, 2015 at 9:17PM
  5. 2015 Kansas City Prairie Fire Roster

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    Check out the 2015 Kansas City Prairie Fire roster. The team gets huge pickups in Brett Matzuka (formerly of Raleigh Ring of Fire, Denver Johnny Bravo) and former Iowa standout Jake Kersten. (more…)

    —Charlie Eisenhood Jul 1, 2015 at 10:52AM
  6. GIF: PoNY’s Billy Katz With A Picture Perfect Layout Score

    New York PoNY captain Billy Katz got play-of-the-game honors in the team’s scrimmage against Team Great Britain on a rainy Saturday afternoon in Manhattan:

    Billy Katz Layout Score | PoNY v. Team GB

    —Charlie Eisenhood Jul 1, 2015 at 10:25AM
  7. 2015 Florida United Roster

    Florida United at the 2014 Chesapeake Invite.
    Photo: Kevin Leclaire — UltiPhotos.com

    It’s NBA free agency…and Florida United has some big free agent signings of their own. Check out the team’s 2015 roster.

    (more…)

    —Charlie Eisenhood Jul 1, 2015 at 12:55AM
  8. Philly Spinners’ Player Matt Esser Appears On American Ninja Warrior

    Philadelphia Spinners’ player Matt Esser got a chance to compete on American Ninja Warrior. He was billed as a “pro frisbee player” and got about 10 seconds of airtime. He fell short on the second obstacle:

    Matt Esser | American Ninja Warrior

    —Charlie Eisenhood Jun 30, 2015 at 10:41AM
  9. 2015 College Championships Men’s Final (UNC v. Oregon) Now On YouTube

    —Charlie Eisenhood Jun 29, 2015 at 4:22PM
  10. 2015 College Championships Women’s Final (Oregon v. Stanford) Now On YouTube

    —Charlie Eisenhood Jun 29, 2015 at 4:17PM

News

  1. 8 Reasons Your Team Should Be Playing Mini

  2. U23 Worlds Announces Seeding, Schedule

  3. Revolver Wins Third Straight US Open Title In Dominant Fashion

  4. Fury Wins DGP Thriller Over Riot In US Open Final

  5. Australia’s Ellipsis Becomes First Team Outside Of North America To Win US Open

  6. GOAT Gets Revenge Win Over Bravo In US Open Semi

  7. Revolver Outshines A Rising Truck Stop In Semis

  8. Riot Holds Off Surging Traffic To Reach Final

  9. Fury’s Clean Offense Carries Them Past Brute Squad To US Open Final

  10. 2015 US Open: Semifinals Preview

  11. US Open Podcast: Pool Play Recap & Semis Previews

  12. US Open 2015: Tournament Preview (Women’s)

  13. 2015 US Open: Tournament Preview (Men’s Division)

  14. Women’s Ultimate Roundup: What You Missed & What’s Coming Up

  15. Deep Look: All-Star Ultimate Tour, Olympics, And US Open

  16. Scandal’s Winning Strategy: Three Theories, Powered By Agility From Five Ultimate

  17. Mexican Team To Compete In USAU Series For First Time Since 2005

  18. Santa Maria Sinks: A New Women’s Team And A Shakeup In The Great Lakes

  19. Shifting Sands: An Early Look At The South Central Men’s Region

  20. 2015 High School Power Rankings (Girls)

Up for Debate

  1. Steven Wartinbee

    8 Reasons Your Team Should Be Playing Mini

    Jul 7, 2015 with 5 Comments
  2. Tiina Booth

    Women’s Ultimate Roundup: What You Missed & What’s Coming Up

    Jun 30, 2015 with 4 Comments
  3. Tim Schoch

    Scandal’s Winning Strategy: Three Theories, Powered By Agility From Five Ultimate

    Jun 30, 2015 with 3 Comments
  4. Keith Raynor

    The 2015 Club Season Mega-Preview: Women’s Division

    Jun 25, 2015 with 17 Comments
  5. Patrick Stegemoeller

    Rachel Habbert Wins The 2015 True Veteran Award

    Jun 24, 2015 with 0 Comments
  6. Katie Raynolds

    Emily Baecher Wins The 2015 Michelle Ng Inspiration Award

    Jun 24, 2015 with 2 Comments
  7. David Baer

    2014 Club Game of the Year: Breaking Down GOAT v. Johnny Bravo, Powered by Agility from Five Ultimate

    Jun 24, 2015 with 6 Comments
  8. Kate Schlag

    Ideal Cooler Contents For An Ultimate team

    Jun 24, 2015 with 7 Comments
  9. Kyle Weisbrod

    The Forehand: Part 3

    Jun 23, 2015 with 7 Comments