History

Articles on the history of ultimate

For the Love of the Game – a Conversation with Lightnin’ Lyle Jensen

Lightnin’ Lyle Jensen’s love affair with flying discs began in the summer of 1957 and by the spring of ’75 he and a handful of friends founded the Minnesota Frisbee Association. Over the next 35 years, Lightnin’ became a prominent fixture on the Minnesota flying disc scene – playing in and/or emceeing virtually every major …

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Ultimate Malaysia: A Look at the Sport on the Other Side of the World

Ultimate Frisbee is going global, and deservedly so. It is a fun, free-flowing sport, one that can be played with just a Frisbee, a few friends, and some open space. Proof of Ultimate’s growing worldwide popularity is that it has made its way to the other side of the world. In particular, Ultimate is getting …

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Dan “Stork” Roddick on Gender Equity in Ultimate

Dan “Stork” Roddick is a friend and mentor and is widely considered the Godfather of Frisbee. Stork is in all of the frisbee hall of fames (Ultimate, Disc Golf, Freestyle, and Frisbee), has been playing and growing the sport for more than 50 years, and is still actively involved in playing, growing, and guiding the …

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UCPC 2013: Future of Ultimate Panel Discussion

It’s always interesting whenever some of the most well known players in our sport are brought together to talk about the future of ultimate. It is difficult to make predictions, especially about the future So too is this statement true about ultimate. We’re still in our infancy in many ways but in other ways, we’ve …

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2012 Year in Review

I’d like to thank you for your support in 2012. I was busy between ultimaterob.com, competing in frisbee competitions and running throwing clinics. Ultimaterob.com 2012 Highlights 2012 was the best year so far for ultimaterob.com. The top 10 visited posts on my website were: 30 Quick Tips on my 30th Birthday Pull Diagonally and Have …

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