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  1. Ultimate Frisbee Caller Gets Brutally Hung Up On During Sports Radio Show

    Sports talker Mark Madden hosts the one of the most popular drivetime radio shows in Pittsburgh. He got a call from Tim in Cleveland at 21:30 in the embedded clip below. Tim didn’t last long. Such is the current state of mainstream acceptance of ultimate.

    —Charlie Eisenhood Dec 19, 2014 at 11:28AM
  2. Low Voter Turnout For USAU Board Elections Shouldn’t Be A Concern

    In 2012, the top vote getter in the USA Ultimate board member election received 285 votes. In 2013: 344 votes. This year: 436 votes.

    This coming from an eligible voting pool of over 40,000 members.  (more…)

    —Charlie Eisenhood Dec 18, 2014 at 12:09PM
  3. Ironside v. Ring Nationals Semi Now On YouTube

    USA Ultimate just released the 2014 National Semifinal between Boston Ironside and Raleigh Ring of Fire on YouTube. Enjoy:

    1st Half Ring v. Ironside

    2nd Half Ring v. Ironside

    —Charlie Eisenhood Dec 17, 2014 at 12:45PM
  4. The Talent Battle: Furious George Partners With AUDL’s Riptide

    Vancouver’s Furious George has partnered with the AUDL’s Vancouver Riptide for the upcoming semi-pro season, continuing the AUDL West’s talent acquisition after most of Revolver joined the Bay Area AUDL teams last year, leaving the MLU. (more…)

    —Charlie Eisenhood Dec 17, 2014 at 12:25PM
  5. Deal Alert: Get An Ultimate Book For 25% Off At Amazon

    Amazon is offering 25% off any single book, for up to $10 off, through tomorrow. You could get one of these great books about ultimate for yourself or as a gift.

    Use code BOOKDEAL25 at checkout to get the offer.

    Essential Ultimate: Teaching, Coaching, Playing by Michael Baccarinni and Tiina Booth for just $12.57 new

    Ultimate Techniques and Tactics by Jim Parinella and Eric Zaslow for just $9.77 new

    Ultimate: The Greatest Sport Ever Invented by Man by Tony Leonardo for just $8.83 new

    Discounted books must be sold by Amazon, not a third party (so it’s unlikely to be valid for used books).

    —Charlie Eisenhood Dec 15, 2014 at 6:27PM
  6. Santa Barbara Invite Men’s Team List Announced

    The first premier spring tournament on the West Coast, the Santa Barbara Invite, just announced its team list for the Men’s Division. Here it is. (more…)

    —Charlie Eisenhood Dec 15, 2014 at 5:38PM
  7. Photo Of The Day: Ultimate Gingerbread Cookies

    These Seattle Fryz-inspired gingerbread cookies are pretty amazing:

    Ultimate Gingerbread Cookies

    Via Reddit.

    —Charlie Eisenhood Dec 15, 2014 at 12:38PM
  8. More Info On USAU’s Move To Colorado Springs

    As first reported on Ultiworld, USA Ultimate is relocating its headquarters to Colorado Springs. Here is the official announcement from USAU and an article in the local Colorado Springs newspaper.

    —Charlie Eisenhood Dec 12, 2014 at 1:49PM
  9. Quality Sideline Boomboxes On Sale Today On Amazon

    Ion Block Rocker SpeakerBeen thinking about getting a sideline sound system? You can get your hands on nice rechargeable, Bluetooth boomboxes that are perfect for taking to tournaments on sale today at Amazon.

    Here’s the ION Tailgater for $89.99 (lists at $215.99) and here is the ION Block Rocker for $129.99 (lists at $249.99).

    The Block Rocker has better sound, but both are well-reviewed and popular. Each comes with a USB charger and Bluetooth connectivity. Note that the Block Rocker also comes with wheels and a telescoping handle, making it easier to roll around at tournaments.

    —Charlie Eisenhood Dec 12, 2014 at 11:43AM
  10. Ultimate Featured In This Unintentionally Funny 70s Pepsi Ad

    —Charlie Eisenhood Dec 12, 2014 at 11:10AM

News

  1. USAU Announces Significant Changes To Triple Crown Tour

  2. AUDL Finalizes South Division With Charlotte Franchise

  3. Non-Profit Helping Indian Youth Play Ultimate Needs Your Support

  4. Best Perspective: 8 Ways To Take Advantage Of Ultimate’s Powerful Network

  5. Minderhout, Seamon, Fajardo Elected To USAU Board; Financier Eck Appointed

  6. 16 Things I Learned Writing For Ultiworld This Year

  7. The 2014 Ultiworld Holiday Gift Guide

  8. U23 Team USA Rosters Announced

  9. Product Review: The Heckler Duffel Bag

  10. Brigham Young Looks Past Sunday

  11. Ultiworld is Hiring: Business Development, Features, Women’s & Youth Reporting, Video Analysis, and More!

  12. Resisted Running: The Absolute Best Conditioning Mode For Ultimate

  13. SAVAGE 2015 College Preseason D-I Coaches Poll

  14. USA Ultimate To Relocate Headquarters To Colorado Springs

  15. From Chicago Player To Raleigh Owner: Casey Degnan Joins Mike DeNardis In New AUDL Franchise

Up for Debate

  1. Kyle Weisbrod

    Best Perspective: 8 Ways To Take Advantage Of Ultimate’s Powerful Network

    Dec 18, 2014 with 4 Comments
  2. Tiina Booth

    16 Things I Learned Writing For Ultiworld This Year

    Dec 17, 2014 with 16 Comments
  3. Simon Pollock

    The 2014 Ultiworld Holiday Gift Guide

    Dec 16, 2014 with 1 Comments
  4. Preston Thompson

    Product Review: The Heckler Duffel Bag

    Dec 15, 2014 with 4 Comments
  5. Charlie Eisenhood

    Ultiworld is Hiring: Business Development, Features, Women’s & Youth Reporting, Video Analysis, and More!

    Dec 12, 2014 with 1 Comments
  6. Patrick Kelsey

    Resisted Running: The Absolute Best Conditioning Mode For Ultimate

    Dec 11, 2014 with 11 Comments
  7. Michael Kinstlick

    AUDL Team Owner: USAU And Pro Leagues Share Values, Should Cooperate

    Dec 8, 2014 with 28 Comments
  8. Sion "Brummie" Scone

    A Pseudo-Scientific Approach To Tryouts: Part One

    Nov 26, 2014 with 8 Comments
  9. Patrick Stegemoeller

    The U23 Open Tryouts Offered A Glimpse Of The Sport’s Bright Future

    Nov 26, 2014 with 38 Comments