USA Ultimate Grand Masters National Championships

July 12, 2011 at 9:51 am 3 comments

Completely off-topic, but I’ve got to share. In the bucket list that I mentioned in a previous post, I claimed that I wanted to play Ultimate Frisbee until I was well into my 60’s. What I failed to include on that list, but one item that’s been subconsciously on my bucket list for a long time, is that I wanted to win a National Championship in something. I’ve played Ultimate Frisbee for almost two decades, and though I’m pretty good — I’ve played at the National Championships eight times, the World Championships once, and I’ve won numerous local leagues and small tournaments — I never thought I’d win a national title for anything athletic.

Well, hear ye, hear ye! This past weekend, my teammates from Scrapple (a Philadelphia-based team with two other guys and myself from DC) and I descended on Lebanon, OH, and we won the USA Ultimate Grand Masters National Championships! En route to a perfect 6-0 record, we beat teams from Milwaukee, California, Boston, Chicago, North Carolina and Colorado.

USA Ultimate Grand Masters

Cross another item off the list!

Here’s a Frisbee joke that involves relativity (or is it a relativity joke that involves a Frisbee?):

I wondered why the Frisbee kept getting larger and larger… then it hit me.

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3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. xander  |  July 12, 2011 at 9:55 am

    Congrats.

    Reply
  • 2. Brent  |  July 12, 2011 at 9:59 am

    Hah, well done! Congrats!

    Reply
  • 3. Peter  |  July 12, 2011 at 4:53 pm

    Congrats!

    Reply

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