Elliot Trotter

Elliot Trotter is the founder and former Editor in Chief of Skyd Magazine. He began playing ultimate at Highland Park High School (IL) in 2004, with then coach Kunal Pujara, and has been throwing way too hard ever since. In attending the University of Puget Sound, Elliot helped found the UPS Postmen and went on to captain his sophomore year. Elliot has coached everything from the elementary to club level in addition to numerous clinics and programs.

Elliot has also been involved in many ultimate projects, founding RISE UP Ultimate and hosting Ultimate Globe Trotter, a travel show about ultimate.

As a player, Elliot has competed internationally with many club teams including Melbourne Heads of State, Queretaro’s Malaki, Auckland Magon, Boracay Dragons, Copenhagen Ragnarok and Seattle Voodoo. Additionally he has represented Australia at the 2015 World Beach Championships, Philippines at the 2015 Asian Oceanic Championships and has played professionally for the Seattle Rainmakers of the MLU.

Product Review: Ombraz Sunglasses

by March 25, 2018, 8:00am 1

Our resident sunglasses expert reviews the Ombraz armless shades.

This Episode Was Hard To Make

by February 2, 2018, 10:57am 0

Elliot explains why filming his new episode of Ultimate Globe Trotter was the most difficult of all.

Ultimate GT: Episode 7 | Catchup Graz

by February 1, 2018, 9:29am 0

Elliot joins Austria’s Catchup at Windmill, Amsterdam’s ultimate carnival, before heading to the historic city of Graz to experience the Styrian way of life.

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.

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.

So Long, and Thanks for all the Skyd

by January 8, 2016, 8:00am 0

Elliot Trotter signs off as Editor in Chief.

Ultimate GT Music: Interview with Anoraak

by December 11, 2015, 7:00am 0

Skyd interviews French electropop artist Anoraak and chats about his music in the Ultimate Globe Trotter series.

Ultimate GT: Episode 4 | Copenhagen Ragnarok

by October 29, 2015, 9:43am 0

Join Copenhagen’s Ragnarok in Lecco, Italy at the World Ultimate Club Championships in Episode 4 of the Ultimate Globe Trotter documentary series.

Ultimate GT: Episode 4 Preview

by October 9, 2015, 9:35am 0

Episode 4 preview of Ultimate Globe Trotter featuring Copenhagen’s Ragnarok competing at the World Ultimate Club Championships in Lecco, Italy.

Editor’s Note: 6 Months Into Skyd 2015

by June 10, 2015, 1:00pm 0

Editor in Chief Elliot Trotter recaps the first 6 months of Skyd’s successful 2015.