One Tiny Pop

After tearing her ACL, Carolyn was forced to deal with a long physical and mental recovery. But in the process, she learned some valuable lessons about why she plays ultimate.


The Road Ahead

Editor in Chief Elliot Trotter reflects on Skyd’s 2015 Fundraiser and what its success means for Skyd and ultimate.


Playing Ultimate on a Prosthetic

Matthew “Jeb” Shepherd gives us a look into the challenges and unique experiences he faced playing ultimate after a life-changing surgical procedure.



PoNY coach and longtime Skyd contributor Bryan Jones introduces his new series on coaching.


Latest Columns

Dumps Skyd Magazine

Wednesday Dumps: Beach Division, One Fun Change, and Seven on the Line

by December 17, 2014, 2:37pm 0

Someone over at USAU got productive this week. The guidelines for the new beach division got released yesterday.  Now this is fun. r/ultimate has posted the hypothetical question: change one…

Win the Fields Lou Burruss

Win the Fields

by October 22, 2014, 5:43am 25

With the pace of family life picking up, Lou pens his final column.

Training Blog Skyd Magazine

Growing Up Strong – Girls and FPT

by November 13, 2014, 10:36am 3

Ren advocates strength training for women and girls and examines inequality in the weightroom.

Beau Knows Blog Beau Kittredge

What I Learned

by September 22, 2014, 5:06am 8

Beau bids readers farewell with an overview of what he learned from his AUDL experience along with a look toward next season.

Ultimate Globe Trotter Elliot Trotter

Ultimate GT: Episode 2 | Auckland Magon

by October 20, 2014, 11:07am 2

The second episode of Elliot Trotter’s travel/ultimate web series is released. This episode takes Elliot to Auckland, New Zealand as reigning champions, Magon, prepare for a run at their 5th title.

175 Grams Jackson Dolan

States… and Goodbye

by June 16, 2014, 6:05am 2

Jackson takes a long look at States in his last blog post of the season. Saying goodbye isn’t easy when you spend more time with the team you coach than you do with your friends.

Death or Glory Jim Parinella

Reminiscing on DoG

by May 21, 2014, 9:20am 14

DoG’s streak of six national titles is among ultimate’s greatest legends. But what was the team like on the inside? And what did everyone else think of Boston? Hear them tell it.

2012 USA Ultimate Club Championships Thursday

Latest Features

Skyd Partners with YUCC 2015 to Produce Event Video

by December 16, 2014, 10:52am 0

Skyd is pleased to be welcomed back to the Youth Ultimate Coaching Conference to produce presentation video.

Work for Skyd: Copy Editor

by December 10, 2014, 9:42pm 8

Skyd Magazine is looking for a talented Copy Editor to help our articles really shine!

WUCC 2014 | Comunidad el Oso vs Bad Skid (Open Pool Play)

by December 3, 2014, 12:42pm 0

Bogota, Colombia’s Comunidad el Oso and Heilbronn, Germany’s Bad Skid go head to head in this impressive elimination game.

WUCC 2014 | Denver Johnny Bravo vs San Francisco Revolver (Open Semifinal)

by November 27, 2014, 1:31pm 0

Two of America’s strongest teams in Denver Johnny Bravo and San Francisco Revolver come head to head in the semifinals of Worlds in Lecco, Italy.

Why I Donated to Skyd

by November 27, 2014, 7:00am 0

Ben Wiggins on why he believes it’s important to keep Skyd alive.

WUCC 2014 | Japan Buzz Bullets vs Boston Ironside (Pre-Quarter)

by November 26, 2014, 10:20am 0

Boston’s Ironside and Japan’s Buzz Bullets face off in this contested pre-quarter battle at the World Championships in Lecco, Italy.

WUCC 2014 | Seattle Riot vs DC Scandal (Women’s Semi)

by November 26, 2014, 10:06am 7

Reigning US National Champion DC Scandal takes on perennial contender Seattle Riot in this Worlds 2014 semi in Lecco, Italy.

This Is Why You Should Donate To Skyd Magazine’s Fundraising Campaign

by November 26, 2014, 6:00am 1

Nicky Smith outlines the uniqueness of Skyd and the importance of keeping it alive.

Gear Watch | Five Ultimate Women’s Flash 3/4 Length Compression Pants Review

by November 21, 2014, 10:11am 0

Five’s Women’s Flash Leg Compression pants are up for review in Gear Watch.

Gear Watch | Five Ultimate Men’s Bolt 6″ Compression Shorts Review

by November 21, 2014, 10:06am 1

Gil gives Five’s new compression shorts a test drive.

WUCC 2014 | Seattle Riot vs San Francisco Fury (Women’s Final)

by November 21, 2014, 8:00am 1

The rivalry of Riot and Fury adds another absolutely stunning chapter in this World Championship final in Lecco, Italy. Really one of the best games we’ve seen!

Women, Sports and Power

by November 20, 2014, 10:31am 31

Former Bent and Ghosts player, Judy Jarvis shares thoughts on important empowerment opportunities for women and ultimate’s role in gender equality.

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