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  • Ultimate Frisbee 101

    When people think of summertime fun, many minds focus on a specific warm-weather activity for the whole family: Frisbee, the name given to Wham-O’s flying disc toys in 1957. Originally, flying discs were made of wood and created around the nation’s obsession with UFOs. By the early 1950s, the material changed to plastic and Wham-O took over on the manufacturing end. In the early and mid-1960s, the nation was consumed by single and paired play with the inexpensive disc toys. The sport took on a whole new look by the end of the decade with the birth of Ultimate Frisbee. But what’s so ultimate about it and how exactly does it differ from the original purpose of the game? Continue reading

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