Liam Rosen

Liam is a Skyd co-founder ex-Editor-in-Chief. In addition to leading the editorial staff of the magazine, he's provided commentary, analysis, photography, and video for numerous international tournaments. Outside of coverage, he's played professionally for the San Francisco Dogfish and a myriad of renegade club men's teams.

Reflections on PAUCC 2013

by November 19, 2013, 2:26am 0

The second edition of the Pan-American Ultimate Club Championships has wrapped up, and with it I found it fitting to write a recap – not any old dry tournament recap,…

PAUCC 2013: Day 3 Recap

by November 16, 2013, 4:42pm 1

Day 3 at the Pan-American Ultimate Club Championships saw the last two games of pool play finish up before teams headed right into semifinals. While the day started out sunny…

PAUCC 2013: Day One and Two Recap

by November 15, 2013, 7:51pm 2

The first few days have wrapped up here in Aguas de Lindoia, and clear favorites for making semis have started to emerge. Open Although some questions were raised about Sockeye’s…

Product Review: The Ultimate Athlete Project

by September 12, 2013, 6:48am 0

In 2011, Tim Morrill wrote an article for Skyd called On Ultimate Athletes. In it, Tim theorized the stages of ultimate training that players tend to go through in their attempt…

The Race Toward Legitimacy

by August 21, 2013, 3:51am 67

On Monday, USA Ultimate filed a takedown notice against Pitt’s 2013 College Championships Highlight Reel. The reel featured footage and commentary from ESPN’s coverage of the tournament. Yesterday, news broke…

Ultimate Benchmark: Analyzing the 2012 WFDF Census

by July 19, 2013, 3:49am 0

Every year, the World Flying Disc Federation takes stock of the world ultimate community via an annual census, which is filled out by all member federations. Analyzing this census can…

ECBU 2013 Quarters and Semis Recap – Open

by June 29, 2013, 10:15am 2

As Open quarterfinal round started, the wind was at it’s calmest point of the weekend. This allowed some of the higher-seeded teams to advance to the semifinals without ever being…

ECBU 2013 Friday Open Prequarters Recap

by June 28, 2013, 12:46pm 0

The evening prequarter round in the open division featured several games that came down to the final point. In the windiest conditions of the tournament so far, some of the…

ECBU 2013 – Friday Open Pool Play

by June 28, 2013, 4:07am 0

As pool play wrapped up this morning, only one pool’s top seed exited their first three games unscathed. Here’s what happened. Pool A After each team won both their games…

ECBU 2013 Day 1 Recap – Open

by June 27, 2013, 2:02pm 0

On the opening day, teams displayed a wide range of strategies for coping with a surprisingly strong wind. Some teams were happy to play for field position, hucking early and…