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Breaking the Gender Barrier in the MLU

Bert Abbott on her decision to try out for and eventually coach the MLU’s Seattle Rainmakers.

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The Ultimate Outsider

3 friends, 1 high school team, 1 season. Skyd chats with Alexander Rummelhart about his new young adult ultimate novel: The Ultimate Outsider.

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Huck Cancer

Alumni of SUNY Ultimate unite to create a sexy calendar in support of a teammate battling cancer.

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Progressions For Jumping Higher

Epic jumps are the stuff of posters and highlight reels, but many athletes put years of tough work into their jumping ability. Dunte Hector has suggestions for smart training to increase your vertical

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Progressions For Jumping Higher

by November 17, 2016, 7:29am 1

Epic jumps are the stuff of posters and highlight reels, but many athletes put years of tough work into their jumping ability. Dunte Hector has suggestions for smart training to increase your vertical

Contested Strip Megan Praz

Contested Strip: Thanksgiving

by November 24, 2016, 11:22am 0

Happy Thanksgiving from Contested Strip!

The E.R.I.C Blog Alexander Morris

Speak Up: Ultimate for a Cause

by October 10, 2016, 8:53am 0

The E.R.I.C. Blog kicks off with an explanation of the idea behind the Speak Up Tour and what it has accomplished so far.

Beau Knows Blog Beau Kittredge

Announcing the E.R.I.C. Speak Up Tour

by August 26, 2016, 9:00am 3

E.R.I.C. is going on tour to spread ultimate and cancer awareness in cities all over the USA.

Ultimate Globe Trotter Elliot Trotter

Ultimate GT: Episode 5 | World Championships of Beach Ultimate (Dubai)

by April 4, 2016, 11:29am 0

Journey to the stunning landscape of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates for the World Championships of Beach Ultimate.

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Contested Strip: Thanksgiving

by November 24, 2016, 11:22am 0

Happy Thanksgiving from Contested Strip!

Product Review: Hucket 2.0

by November 22, 2016, 7:32am 0

Tommy Li reviews the brand new Hucket Bucket 2.0 after a month of rain and sand.

Gamifying the Rules (Spanish)

by November 18, 2016, 7:20am 4

Cuando es la última vez que leíste las reglas? Pon tu conocimiento a la prueba con este juego de Martin Gottschalk.

Gamifying the Rules

by November 18, 2016, 7:20am 1

When’s the last time you read the rulebook?  The rules and spirit of the game go hand in hand.  Test your self-officiation skills with the Rules Challenge Game.

AUDL Referees Are Not Going Away, Nor Should They

by November 15, 2016, 10:23am 14

Austin Sol’s Lucky Mosola argues why referees should stay in the AUDL.

Being Out Of Shape Can Be A Good Thing

by November 10, 2016, 7:30am 0

Committing to a long term training plan comes with tradeoffs at first. Melissa Witmer explains why having a plan comes with tradeoffs, but also big rewards.

Gender Equity Forum Notes

by November 4, 2016, 10:50am 6

When games finished on the Friday of club nationals, over 100 cold, wet players made their way over to the Five Ultimate tent in the dark to participate in discussions about gender equity.

Gender Equity Forum FAQs

by November 4, 2016, 10:28am 2

How does all gender equity stuff apply to me? Here’s a great FAQ from the Gender Equity Action Group.

Why You Should Always Call Even

by November 1, 2016, 10:08am 11

Nate Solon reveals the big mathematical secret behind flipping the disc: you should always call even.

Contested Strip: Civic Duty

by October 28, 2016, 6:30am 0

Megan and Meghan have a cunning plan to increase voter participation in the upcoming USA Ultimate Board of Directors election.

Recovery For The Win

by October 27, 2016, 7:30am 3

Playing, practicing, training. That’s only part of making sure you improve over time as an ultimate player. Ren Caldwell provides an overview of different paths to recovery.

How To Survive And Improve When You Play Multiple Seasons Of Ultimate

by October 20, 2016, 7:30am 1

With more opportunities to play than ever before, it’s time for ultimate athletes to think about how to survive multiple seasons of the sport.

Agility For Handlers

by October 13, 2016, 7:30am 0

Do you know what’s really happening when you change direction the field? Melissa Witmer breaks down the physics for basic handler movement and provides drills for your improvement.

Gender Equity Forum at Nationals 2016

by September 28, 2016, 9:33am 0

Join the Gender Equity forum at Nationals 2016 in Rockford!

How The Fryz Shaped Seattle Youth Ultimate

by September 27, 2016, 7:00am 3

A look back at the Seattle Fryz, the world’s most dominant youth club team.

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