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July 1, 2015

WOMEN’S WEDNESDAY – INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S ULTIMATE WEEKEND, ALL STAR TOUR FUNDED, TIINA BOOTH’S ROUNDUP

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  INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S ULTIMATE WEEKEND The weekend of July 26 – July 28 was the first ever International Women’s Ultimate Weekend. From Venezuela to Switzerland, women intentionally organized to play ultimate and posted their results to the organization’s Facebook page. In many places, elite women’s clubs took charge of the organization, such as Boston Brute Squad. On their Facebook page, they made the following post lauding the weekend: We were so thrilled to host several women from the new Amherst women's club team for @International Women's Ultimate… Posted by Brute Squad on Sunday, June 28, 2015 ALL STAR TOUR FUNDED Only a week into the Indiegogo campaign, the All Star Tour was fully funded! Come July, an elite group of college…

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June 30, 2015

MENTAL TOUGHNESS – TEAMMATES

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“A winner takes responsibility for how she treats her teammates and those that she comes in contact with on a daily basis. She treats these individuals with respect and honesty, in much the same way that she would expect to be treated. A winner knows that without her teammates, she is all alone.” Dr. Goldberg hits the nail right on the head with this sports psychology tidbit. Acknowledging your teammates is not something you are immediately encouraged to do when you are learning a sport, but ultimately it dictates how far you are able to go. In ultimate we know that without the other 6 people on the line, we’re not able to achieve long term success. Skills like zone…

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June 24, 2015

WOMEN’S WEDNESDAY – ADRIENNE BOVEE, WOMEN’S ALL STAR TOUR, INTEGRATING FTP

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ADRIENNE BOVEE ON FLATBALL RADIO Flatball Radio Podcast: Ep 4 – Adrienne Bovee by Skyd Magazine on Mixcloud http://skydmagazine.com/2015/06/flatball-radio-podcast-ep-4-adrienne-bovee/ Interwoven in each ultimate player’s journey are a tumultuous series of events. Flatball Radio is a podcast where high level ultimate players can open up their past and reflect on its relationship to ultimate. In this fascinating podcast, Adrienne Bovee, well known for her athleticism, shares her experience with ultimate and two markedly unique struggles – bi-polar disorder and Hodgkin’s lymphoma. COLLEGE PLAYERS TO TOUR COUNTRY IN WOMEN’S ALL-STAR TOUR http://ultiworld.com/2015/06/23/womens-nexgen-tour-launches-crowdfunding-campaign/ Have you heard? Qxhna Titcomb, one of the five sibling owners of Five Ultimate and the Seattle Cascades, is spearheading a traveling women’s college all-star team. Currently, the tour is…

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