Nicky Smith started playing ultimate in Vancouver in 1999, and has had a split-grip forehand ever since. She's tried not to let that hold her back too much, and before entering blissful semi-retirement in 2012, she played and/or coached in 11 different countries. Her Melbourne women's club, Honey, will always be one of the most important things in her life.

Skyd Films: Everybody Plays

by February 10, 2015, 3:14pm 0

Elliot's Beach in Chennai is an incredible and unique place for developing an ultimate community and breaking down traditional barriers in Indian society.

This Is Why You Should Donate To Skyd Magazine’s Fundraising Campaign

by November 26, 2014, 6:00am 0

Nicky Smith outlines the uniqueness of Skyd and the importance of keeping it alive.

China: Joining the Party

by August 6, 2014, 12:12am 0

Nicky Smith examines the successes and challenges of ultimate in China.

Coaching Phat Chilly

by August 5, 2014, 12:13am 0

Anna Rogacki and Meg Campbell coach some of Australia's most experienced players on the Open Masters team Phat Chilly.

Colombia’s Guacamayas Making History

by August 3, 2014, 10:43am 0

The story of the Guacamayas, Colombia's Women Masters team.

The Aussies Are Coming: Melbourne Juggernaut

by July 27, 2014, 2:59pm 0

"Whatever you want to call them, you'll hear them before you see them. The boys" from Melbourne's Heads of State are coming to Lecco.

The Aussies Are Coming: Batmania

by July 14, 2014, 8:00am 0

Batmania is a mixed team comprised of top players from all over Australia – though its name, whose origin may surprise you, suggests otherwise. (Hint: Gotham City is not the…

The Aussies Are Coming: Phat Chilly

by June 24, 2014, 8:53am 0

Four time Open National Champions, Chilly, are moving up to Masters and looking to bring home gold from Lecco.

The Aussies Are Coming: Sporting Team Box

by June 17, 2014, 9:55am 0

Skyd's Nicky Smith previews the Australian field at WUCC 2014 starting with women's champions Sporting Team Box Athletico United.

This Is What Happened When The Mexican Team Got Defrauded in 2012

by April 9, 2014, 8:00am 0

Nicky Smith presents a series of short documentaries on the Mexican national team's journey to WUGC in 2012.