Ep. 20 The Unintended Receiver: SOTG with Abhinav ‘Cow’ Shankar

Learn about SOTG with Cow!

What do you think of how India plays Ultimate from a spirit perspective?

On this episode we speak to Abhinav ‘Cow’ Shankar on his experience around SOTG. He served on the UPAI Spirit Committee for 3 years and has represented India many times. Coupled with extensive coaching achievements, Cow shared a lot of great tips, insights and thoughts well worth taking the time to digest.

Ep. 20 The Unintended Receiver: SOTG with Abhinav ‘Cow’ Shankar

00:00 Abhi’s Background
09:25 Past and present of SOTG in India
13:44 Use of game Advisors
17:00 Areas India can improve in Spirit
19:55 Physical contact and Fair mindedness
23:50 Are we biased against players/teams?
24:58 To spike or not to spike?
38:20 Rapid Fire!
43:00 Future of SOTG in India

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  1. Jaidip Patel
    Jaidip Patel

    British born ‘Desi’ boy, Jaidip Patel is a seasoned Ultimate athlete, has made many friends as an Ultimate Frisbee coach nationwide, and served as the first President of the Ultimate Players Association of India. Jaidip co-founded the outfit 91 Ultimate, which sells Ultimate gear and provides coaching services. He has represented India at various international championships including WBCU 2011, WCBU 2015, WUGC 2016, AOBUC 2019. Currently, helps to run the UR Podcast, coaches and plays Ultimate in Bangalore (India) and volunteers with the UPAI.

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