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WCBU Diary #BeachTales
After two days of ultimate here in Dubai we thought readers from around the world would like to know how this edition of the World Championship for Beach Ultimate looks and feels.
To start, the venue itself is crazy. When you turn inland you see the dizzying and sparkling glass sides of some of the most […]
Kenya Open beats Russia #BeachTales
Yesterday I told you guys that Russia was the team to look out for this tournament. However, in sports things can shift at any second and the unexpected can happen at any time. While many people were watching USA defeat Canada, or Great Britain take down the Philippines, Kenya decided to shake things up in […]
An ECBU replay at the first WCBU Women’s Masters division #BeachTales
Today we saw a competitive game between Germany and Great Britain in the Women’s Masters Division and we hail back to ECBU 2013 in Barcelona where these teams met each other in the final, which Germany won. Here some of the previous finalists spoke to me and remembered ECBU in different ways:
How do you feel about meeting […]
USA Women get pushed by GB. #BeachTales
We all know about the dominance of the United States in Ultimate and going into this morning’s game, the GB Women had ignored the script and were ready to take it to the states. Seeing them warm up, and early in the game, I saw a large amount of confidence from both squads.
The first couple of […]
Canada Open steals another universe point game. This time against the Aussies #BeachTales
In a very similar story to their matchup with Russia yesterday, Team Canada showed that just because you are up by few points on them, it does not mean that it is over yet.
Australia went up early in the game with a few breaks and had a buffer for quite some time until things went […]
Games to Watch: Tuesday #BeachTales
The Tuesday edition of Games to Watch. If you have some time on the fields, here is what Ravi and DP think you should check out.
8:00 – Field 1 – KEN vs UAE Open – This one is on the livestream. Both teams have each had a win against Qatar and this should be a […]
Russia Open – Surprise story for everyone except for Russia #BeachTales
Day 1 is now in the books. Many things went as people would expect, but one huge surprise is Russia Open. Russia have had two sudden death games games against traditional ultimate power houses, Australia and Canada. They went 1-1 on the day and here is a bit more about their first day at WCBU.
Their first match […]
Player Profile – UAE #BeachTales
What is your name? Adna Muliawan (#3)
Who are you playing with? United Arab Emirate Open
How is the tournament going? Played first game against Qatar and really started to work out our offence and got it flowing really well we also won, which is great, 14-3.
Who do you have next? USA
What are you thoughts on hosting this great tournament? Just […]
GB Masters won’t stay down #BeachTales
After a win against the Philippines this morning GB Masters faced up to old European rivals Germany. Starting slow they lost a couple breaks and facing a 8-10 scoreline. But these old dogs would not sit down and let the Germans win that easy. With some fantastic team D and a block from Chris “Aussie” White […]
Game report – GBR vs NED Mixed: The British perspective. #BeachTales
Games started with a bang this morning at 9am. With the Get Horizontal boys being from Great Britain (myself) and the Netherlands (Ravi) we donned our respective team colours and camped out on the sidelines to now offer our unbiased opinions on the game.
The girls and boys in white started off on offence and within […]