Watchful Eyes

A story about gender equity.


Personal Statement on the AUDL Boycott

Detroit Mechanix player Ben Murphy shares his thoughts on the AUDL Boycott.


Q&A with United Ultimate League’s Todd Curran

Skyd talks with United Ultimate League organizer Todd Curran about the 2019 launch of his ambitious mixed gender league.


Transgender Policy Updates

Jenna updates us on transgender policy progress made by USA Ultimate and Ultimate Canada.

Latest Columns

Training Blog Skyd Magazine

To R.I.C.E. Or Not To R.I.C.E?

by March 20, 2017, 10:22am 0

Why new research is creating controversy about whether athletes should use rest and ice for recovery.

Contested Strip Megan & Meghan

Contested Strip: Condolences

by July 31, 2017, 7:00am 0

It’s hard to say goodbye.

Transultimate Jenna Weiner

Transgender Policy Updates and Non-Updates: USA Ultimate, Ultimate Canada, and More

by January 16, 2018, 7:00am 0

Jenna updates us on transgender policy progress made by USA Ultimate and Ultimate Canada.

Ultimate Globe Trotter Elliot Trotter

Ultimate GT: Episode 6 | Vancouver Furious George

by February 6, 2017, 7:30am 0

Elliot Trotter on why he hated Furious George and how the new episode of Ultimate Globe Trotter came to be.

The Grind Skyd Magazine

Effect & Side-Effect

by January 5, 2016, 1:13pm 0

Practice makes perfect. Except when you’re unknowingly practicing bad habits.

Latest Features

Twin Perspectives

by January 12, 2018, 1:23pm 0

Kateri and Jonah are twins who grew up playing ultimate together in Rochester, NY. But their experiences playing at Hamilton College were drastically different.

ANNOUNCING: International Gender Equity Personal Statement Week

by January 9, 2018, 6:00am 14

Last week we released an open letter to Steve Gordon requesting transparency from the AUDL, and we await their response. That letter was a follow up to the release of…

The Case for 6v6 Ultimate

by January 8, 2018, 11:28am 17

Would ultimate be better if we played 6v6 instead of the standard 7?

AUDL Boycott – Open Letter To Steve Gordon, Commissioner of the AUDL

by January 4, 2018, 9:42am 7

The AUDL boycott organizers respond to Commissioner Gordon’s letter.

Howls of Arrogant Laughter

by December 26, 2017, 9:00am 0

1987’s Championships featured the highest scoring game in Nationals history and ultimately led to David’s banishment from playing in Washington DC.

Why I Don’t Support the AUDL Boycott

by December 19, 2017, 10:22am 11

Carolyn outlines why calls for the AUDL Boycott are premature.

AUDL Boycott Update – Petition Data, Communication with AUDL, How to Take Action

by December 19, 2017, 8:47am 2

In the spirit transparency, we’d like to share the information we have so far, as well as an update in our process. Petition data as 11pm PST, Dec. 18 561…

Kid of the Year

by December 19, 2017, 8:00am 0

David recalls the role his father played in his burgeoning ultimate career.

AUDL Boycott – Helpful Links, Information, & Educational Resources

by December 18, 2017, 10:24am 1

You can still sign our community petition! Regardless of whether or not you have or haven’t, we think the number one thing people can do to help understand how to take…

Step Up Step Down

by December 18, 2017, 8:00am 2

Sam Harkness on emotional intelligence and how men can engage in Gender Equity.

Five things I wish were more talked about in ultimate’s gender equity movement

by December 15, 2017, 11:03am 2

Yacine Bara shares some perspective on ultimate’s Gender Equity discussion.

Statement from the Organizers of the AUDL Boycott

by December 13, 2017, 12:15pm 1

The Statement “I believe that women and men should have equal representation at the highest, most visible levels of our sport – including professional play. If the AUDL does not…

Jersey Boys

by December 12, 2017, 8:00am 0

New Jersey was not only ultimate’s origin, but once a two-time men’s national champion.

Putting Palestine on the Map

by December 6, 2017, 8:00am 0

Zane shares his unforgettable experiences with Palestine’s first ultimate team.

Ultimate Friendship

by December 5, 2017, 8:00am 0

A recent grad, David moves to Cape Cod to freeload in his family’s house in order to commute to Boston and play ultimate.

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