Games to watch – Friday #BeachTales
Well clearly the games to watch are the finals. So let’s have a quick look into them and maybe some predictions
Grand Masters: USA vs Sweden – in their previous meeting USA won 13 – 4. The real question is, what will Sweden change?
Open Masters: USA vs Canada – Team USA have rolled through every other […]
Ultimate family in UAE #FamilyDay #BeachTales
As players we love the way in which a frisbee flies, the huge plays, the tactics and the simplicity of the sport. As people we love the idea of Spirit, self-officiation and often most importantly the sense of community. The ultimate family.
Here in Dubai is no different. We see friends of 10, 20 or more […]
Papa and Mama Goose plus John Titcomb #FamilyDay #BeachTales
Everyone knows that WCBU is made up of athletes, coaches, staff, volunteers and organizers. We also know that there has been a ton of media covering the event as well. However, there are some other people wandering around the fields. These are supporters of the team and some come in the form of parents. If you […]
Bracket Play – It’s Business Time #BeachTales
Pools are all done, it is time for the knockout stage. Check out all the standings here. It is time to see what teams can manage in do or die mode. I look at mixed, women’s and open and tell you a bit of what to expect for each one.
The USA has gone through pools without […]
Player Profile: Currier Island #BeachTales
Name and Jersey Number: Mercy Mbago #9
Which team do you play for? I play for Currier Island in the women’s division, but I am from Kenya
How did you end up deciding to come here with Currier? We didn’t have enough ladies with Kenya. We wanted to play mixed, but we didn’t have enough ladies. My captain looked […]
Games to Watch: Wednesday #BeachTales
The Wednesday 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 5 – GBR vs CAN Women: a key game for both teams, expect a cracking one here.
9:00 – Field 2 – POR vs USA Mixed: undefeated teams […]
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 […]
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 […]
Games to Watch: Monday #BeachTales
Here is the first installment of Games To Watch, where the Get Horizontal boys tell you which game to watch in each round.
9:00 – Field 8 – NED vs GBR Mixed – Mainly because #unbiasedreporting. With Ravi supporting The Netherlands and DP supporting Great Britain, expect an interesting game report on this one.
10:00 – Field […]
Opening Game: USA defeats Germany in the women’s division #BeachTales
After an terrific opening parade and ceremony the tournament kicked off with USA vs Germany in the women’s division. The stands were packed full for this showcase game. Most people favored Team USA as the game got started but the Germans came out confident and aggressive to start the game. Check out the score report.