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UltiPhotos of the Month: August 2021

The best shots of the month!

In our UltiPhotos of the Month series, we feature some of our favorite shots from the leading photography company in ultimate. You get the play, they’ll get the shot.

From club to youth to semi-pro, from the beach to small fields to stadiums, ultimate was back in all its forms in August. Whether competing in major championships or just gearing up for fall competitive action, players made plays and UltiPhotos was on hand to capture them.

You can see our favorites from the month of August below or check out the full collections from:


Players compete for the disc at Wildwood. Photo: Sandy Canetti -- Ultiphotos.com
Players compete for the disc at Wildwood. Photo: Sandy Canetti — Ultiphotos.com

 

A player bids for the disc at the Northeast Youth Classic. Photo: Sandy Canetti -- UltiPhotos.com
A player bids for the disc at the Northeast Youth Classic. Photo: Sandy Canetti — UltiPhotos.com

 

Players vie for the disc at Philly Open. Photo: Sandy Canetti -- UltiPhotos.com
Players vie for the disc at Philly Open. Photo: Sandy Canetti — UltiPhotos.com

 

Three Sprout players attack the disc at Philly Open. Photo: Sandy Canetti -- UltiPhotos.com
Three Sprout players attack the disc at Philly Open. Photo: Sandy Canetti — UltiPhotos.com

 

Emerald City’s Adam Simon bids for the block against Chicago Machine’s Sam Kanner. Photo: Paul Rutherford -- UltiPhotos.com
Emerald City’s Adam Simon bids for the block against Chicago Machine’s Sam Kanner. Photo: Paul Rutherford — UltiPhotos.com

 

Sub Zero’s Kristian Johnson pulls at the US Open. Photo: Kevin Leclaire -- UltiPhotos.com
Sub Zero’s Kristian Johnson pulls at the US Open. Photo: Kevin Leclaire — UltiPhotos.com

 

Chain Lightning celebrates during a quarterfinal matchup against Rhino Slam! Photo: Paul Rutherford -- UltiPhotos.com
Chain Lightning celebrates during a quarterfinal matchup against Rhino Slam! Photo: Paul Rutherford — UltiPhotos.com

 

Machine’s Paul Arters and Sockeye’s Dylan Freechild battle for the disc during the US Open final. Photo: Paul Rutherford -- UltiPhotos.com
Machine’s Paul Arters and Sockeye’s Dylan Freechild battle for the disc during the US Open final. Photo: Paul Rutherford — UltiPhotos.com

 

Sayric Arias of Oregon Rapids gets up to make the catch at the Youth Club Championships. Photo: Paul Rutherford -- UltiPhotos.com
Sayric Arias of Oregon Rapids gets up to make the catch at the Youth Club Championships. Photo: Paul Rutherford — UltiPhotos.com

 

Pi+ warms up on an early Monday morning for their quarterfinal game against Superior. Photo: Paul Rutherford -- UltiPhotos.com
Pi+ warms up on an early Monday morning for their quarterfinal game against Superior. Photo: Paul Rutherford — UltiPhotos.com

 

Downpour’s Opal Burruss celebrates the game-winning catch at the Youth Club Championship’s Girl’s Final. Photo: Kevin Leclaire -- UltiPhotos.com
Downpour’s Opal Burruss celebrates the game-winning catch at the Youth Club Championship’s Girl’s Final. Photo: Kevin Leclaire — UltiPhotos.com

 

NY Gridlock’s Casey Gorman throws through traffic at the PUL East Championships. Photo: Kevin Leclaire -- UltiPhotos.com
NY Gridlock’s Casey Gorman throws through traffic at the PUL East Championships. Photo: Kevin Leclaire — UltiPhotos.com

 

Raleigh Radiance’s Caitlin Gross reaches for the disc at the PUL East Championships. Photo: Sandy Canetti -- UltiPhotos.com
Raleigh Radiance’s Caitlin Gross reaches for the disc at the PUL East Championships. Photo: Sandy Canetti — UltiPhotos.com

 

Raleigh Radiance celebrates after winning the PUL East Championships. Photo: Sandy Canetti -- UltiPhotos.com
Raleigh Radiance celebrates after winning the PUL East Championships. Photo: Sandy Canetti — UltiPhotos.com

 

Despite defensive pressure, a Killjoys player makes the catch during the SFI West Men’s Final. Photo: Rodney Chen -- UltiPhotos.com
Despite defensive pressure, a Killjoys player makes the catch during the SFI West Men’s Final. Photo: Rodney Chen — UltiPhotos.com

 

Los Angeles Lotus' Alex Diaz makes the catch against Polar Bears in the 2021 SFI West quarterfinals. Photo: Rodney Chen -- UltiPhotos.com
Los Angeles Lotus’ Alex Diaz makes the catch against Polar Bears in the 2021 SFI West quarterfinals. Photo: Rodney Chen — UltiPhotos.com

 

Keila Strick of Milwaukee Monarchs comes down with the disc to tie up the PUL Midwest Championships. Photo: Mark Olsen -- UltiPhotos.com
Keila Strick of Milwaukee Monarchs comes down with the disc to tie up the PUL Midwest Championships. Photo: Mark Olsen — UltiPhotos.com

 

A LOL player gets the throw off around their mark at the Wilson Invite. Photo: Rodney Chen -- UltiPhotos.com
A LOL player gets the throw off around their mark at the Wilson Invite. Photo: Rodney Chen — UltiPhotos.com

 

Two players vie for the disc at the British Columbia Junior Ultimate Championships. Photo: Jeff Bell -- UltiPhotos.com
Two players vie for the disc at the British Columbia Junior Ultimate Championships. Photo: Jeff Bell — UltiPhotos.com

 

Players attack the disc at the British Columbia Junior Ultimate Championships. Photo: Jeff Bell -- UltiPhotos.com
Players attack the disc at the British Columbia Junior Ultimate Championships. Photo: Jeff Bell — UltiPhotos.com
  1. Dhara Patel
    Dhara Patel

    Dhara Patel is a rising junior at the University of Pittsburgh studying Neuroscience and English. She began her ultimate career playing for eNVy at Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville, Illinois and currently plays for the University of Pittsburgh Danger. Outside of ultimate, she enjoy hiking, photography, and writing.

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