Ben is tall and fast and has pretty much milked those two facts his whole ultimate career. He was a founding member for John Carroll University’s ultimate team, Thor. Ben has played with club teams in Omaha, Cleveland, and Seattle. He enjoys photography, movies, and getting his butt kicked at Crossfit. Ben works in social services in Seattle.

The Marvel Ultiverse

by January 28, 2014, 10:07am 0

The heroes of ultimate align as Skyd presents their Marvel Comics doppelgängers.

SOTGame of Thrones

by May 13, 2013, 11:00am 0

In the Triple Crown Tour, you win, or you die.  Face it, there are a lot of nerds in ultimate.  And not just cute-girls-with-thick-glasses-frames nerd.  I mean nerds.  Engineers, I’m…

Player Profile: Khalif El-salaam, Washington Sundodgers

by October 12, 2012, 2:24pm 0

If you play competitive ultimate in Seattle, chances are Khalif El-salaam has made you look bad.  This young up-and-comer possesses amazing athleticism and a fierce drive.  The list of players…

Northwest Regionals: 2012 Open Preview

by September 27, 2012, 11:08am 0

Ben Beehner previews the Northwest region as Sockeye, Rhino, and Furious George vie for the title of best in the Northwest.

Product Review: Ulticards – NexGen Signature Deck

by September 11, 2012, 2:30pm 0

NexGen has proven itself as a top resource for elite ultimate games and media.  The NexGen Ultimate Tour had a successful first season last year and has blown away elite…

Northwest Regionals 2011: Open Preview

by September 28, 2011, 7:00am 0

This weekend in Burlington, Washington, teams from the strongest region in the country will battle for just two bids.  Among those teams are defending world and national champion Revolver, Seattle’s…

Chicago Heavyweights 2011 Results

by September 9, 2011, 9:56pm 0

This year’s Chicago Heavyweights gave a great preview of how top teams should finish in this year’s Central Region.  Elite teams Machine, Madcow, Madison Club, and Sub Zero joined many…

Regional Results – Open (Updated)

by May 9, 2011, 3:00am 0

Final Bids to the Championships:  Colorado, Colorado College, Texas, Harvard, Tufts, British Columbia, Oregon, Washington, Whitman, UC-Santa Cruz, Stanford, Virginia, Illinois, Cornell, Wisconsin, Iowa, Carleton, Luther, Pittsburgh, Florida Northwest DI…

Regionals Results – Open

by May 2, 2011, 6:00am 0

Bids to the Championships won so far:  Virginia, Illinois, Cornell, Wisconsin, Iowa, Carleton, Luther, Pittsburgh, Florida Atlantic Coast DI (Number of bids – 1) – Virginia wins 15-7 over North…

Terminus 2011 Recap

by March 31, 2011, 12:05pm 0

With Sunday canceled due to weather, Skyd recaps Terminus 2011.