Here’s me making a grab over two unsuspecting defenders at USA Ultimate Nationals this past weekend in Minnesota. We went on to score a goal on this point. For a 43-year-old, this is about my max vertical leap!
And here’s just a regular old handler catch from an old timer.
The Connecticut Constitution of the American Ultimate Disc League has suspended operations indefinitely due to a legal and financial battle with the league over whether the AUDL is contractually permitted to expand into New York and Boston.
Here is the team’s statement, and an email from league president Josh Moore sent to league members follow:
July 5, 2012
Dear Connecticut Constitution family,
It is with great sadness that we are forced to announce the indefinite suspension of all team operations as of 2:00pm EST this afternoon. This decision comes at an inopportune time as we journey through the inaugural season. This has been a journey dotted with success after success for our team and our franchise. The Connecticut team is one of the premiere franchises in the league both in victories To read more of this story, click here
Check out Andrew Fleming of Seattle Sockeye making perhaps the sickest Ultimate catch you’ll ever see during the recent World Championships in Prague.
Watch Fleming make up about 20 yards of ground here as he closes before snagging the trailing edge of the disc in the end zone for a goal. An Ultimate field is 40 yards wide by 70 yards long, plus two 25-yard end zones.
San Francisco Revolver ended up beating Sockeye in the final.