A powerful piece from Match Diesel telling the story of Kurt Gibsons fight with cancer.
But the parallel I wanted to bring up is the emotional status of players. I talk a lot about confidence but it is really important in our game because confidence allows you to execute under pressure.
Teams want the chance to showcase their strengths as well expose their weaknesses before they make their Sarasota run. However, I would not be surprised if the winner this weekend was playing late in Florida.
One of the biggest ultimate tournaments this summer is also the smallest. Only 7 teams are set to descend on Monroe, WA this weekend but the results will have far reaching implications for Worlds and the UPA series.
Post about Match's recent blog & Mssui pieces.
So Cal States came and went this weekend and it is nice to see that some elite teams are starting to beat the crap out of each other.
All season I have discussed Wisconsin and their dominance but I really did not understand their team dynamic until I had the chance to talk to some of these guys in person.
I don't know about the rest of you, but I am getting seriously fired up for Nationals this weekend.
It is pretty obvious that the BB are a collection of extremely fast players. If they get separation from their defender and the throw is good, there is no catching them.
So there is quite the post on RSD about National Seedings and I agree with some people and not others. I want to start talking predictions but without pools, it's tough to do that.
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