Effect & Side-Effect

by January 5, 2016, 1:13pm 11

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

Walking Away from Winnipeg

by August 21, 2015, 7:55am 0

Captain Alex Davis finds the silver-lining on Furious George’s first loss at the Canadian Championships in 20 years.

The Opportunity Gap

by June 22, 2015, 12:28pm 2

A captain on three Vancouver teams, Alex Davis wrestles with ultimate’s new reality.

Nosce te ipsum: Intuitive vs. Analytical Thinking in Ultimate

by June 8, 2015, 8:55am 7

Alex Davis offers some serious introspection on intuitive versus analytical thinking, and why “know thyself” is a helpful maxim for playing better ultimate.

Offense in the Wind: A True Northwest Challenge

by June 2, 2015, 7:00am 7

Do teams from the Northwest struggle at Nationals because they don’t have enough wind to practice in? Mario O’Brien, a Rhino and Sockeye vet, thinks so.

Being Chosen and Choosing the Team

by April 13, 2015, 5:02am 2

When Mario O’Brien helped select the US national team for Beach Worlds, he wanted to do more than pay lip service to the team’s stated goals. Here’s how the team came together.

What Winning Feels Like

by April 8, 2015, 5:32am 27

After years of questing, Brett Matzuka won a club championship in 2014. Among the feelings he’s had in the aftermath? Letdown.

Beach Worlds Player Blog: Wrapping Up

by March 19, 2015, 4:49am 4

Anna didn’t get to try a camel milkshake or go indoor skiing, but she did get two medals and some chocolate cake. And those are just two reasons Beach Worlds was a success.

About The Grind

The Grind features words from athletes and minds at the highest level of the game.