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Dedication

What do you want? How are you going to get it? All of my experiences, good and bad, have taught me to dedicate myself to the things I want most. […]

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NEW RELEASE: High School Girls’ Ultimate Resources Manual

Ultimate as a sport and a community has given so much to me. It has been a source for belonging, fun, friends, travel, spirit, competition and giving back. I have […]

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Offense Wins Games, Defense Wins Honors

“The moment I found out that I made the team, I was sitting on a plane, wheels about to come off the ground. I gave my mom the phone and […]

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Growing Youth Ultimate

The Columbus High School Ultimate League (CHSUL) began around 2007 with Olentangy Liberty High School, Bexley High School and St. Charles Preparatory School. These three schools have been the most […]

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So You Want to Start an All Girls Team?

Marissa Lerner was captain of her women’s ultimate team, Iron Horse, at Washington University in St. Louis and captained the Boston Ultimate Disc Alliance (BUDA) YCC U-19 girls’ team in […]

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What’s Ultimate?

We tend to get a few surprise 80-degree days during New England fall, just to remind us it’s worth sticking out another winter. On such a day, my club team, […]

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Ultimate: An Underdog Story

If there’s one word I would use to describe my ultimate Frisbee team, it would be “scrappy.” Unlike many teams in the Atlanta area, more specifically in the Atlanta High […]

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Majoring in Ultimate

“My daughter’s majoring in ultimate Frisbee.” It’s what my mom tells her friends when they ask what I’m up to at school. She says it with a wry smile, and […]

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Mixing It Up: How Playing Mixed Improved My Womxn’s Ultimate Game

My name is Emily Komie, and I am a recent graduate from Colorado College, where I had the immense pleasure of playing ultimate Frisbee. During my time in college, I […]

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For the Love of Ultimate: Part V

In May of 2018 I wrapped up Arabic classes and studies in Morocco, so, naturally, during my last weekend there I traveled six hours to Marrakech for my last women’s […]