Yacine Bara

Yacine Bara was introduced to Ultimate 9 years ago after a mediocre Canadian university basketball career, and soon after took it up full-bore as an outlet for his competitive restlessness. He's a captain of Winnipeg General Strike, an Open team from the Canadian Prairies, and has patterned his own game after Bowser/Donkey Kong from Super Mario Kart. This regular, everyday, normal guy (with a wife, a baby, and waning athletic ability) loves frisbee and the experience of being a frisbee player, but is also fascinated by sport, in general, as a universal language. He hopes to be able to share that perspective with you.

Proof’s In The Pudding

by August 29, 2016, 6:30am 8

Acknowledging the effects of confirmation bias – and your dessert menu – on the game of ultimate.

Urgency and Perspective

by September 5, 2013, 8:00am 3

Sports are fun. The basic joy of play (routinely implied through the use of that word – ‘play’ – itself) is the foundation upon which all other forms of athletic…

Compare and Contrast: Furious and GOAT

by October 23, 2012, 5:37am 8

Common ultimate enthusiasts might be tempted to lump this generation of GOAT and Furious George together as, simply, that pair of virtually perennial Canadian Club Championships qualifiers.  It’s not that that…

Back to Reality: A Case of the Mondays

by September 17, 2012, 4:04am 1

You and I just met. I’m a 29-year-old dude from Winnipeg.  You’re 19, from Toronto, but might as well have been 40-something, from Tulsa .  Last time this happened, you…