Major League Ultimate is excited to bring you a roundup of exciting and important ultimate news in our weekly series, News Around Ultimate.

-November 22nd, 2016-

BU’s “I Need Feminism” Campaign

Boston University Women’s Ultimate’s “I need feminism because” photo essay posted last week made its rounds about the internet. Check out these inspiring images on the team’s Facebook page.

Spinners Re-Sign Dynamic Duo

Nick Hirannet and David Brandolph have reached agreements to return to the Philadelphia Spinners for 2017. The dynamic handler duo for both the Spinners and Philadelphia Patrol combined for 37 assists in the 2016 MLU season.

Ultimate Cleat Kickstater

TOKAY launched a Kickstarter with a goal of $31,791 to fund its first round of ultimate frisbee cleats. TOKAY shows both low and mid models in their promo video and gives a behind the scenes look at how the idea for the cleats came about.

Ultimate’s First Novel

Writer and ultimate player Alex Rummelhart has written and recently released his first novel, The Ultimate Outsider. Geared towards both young adults and adult ultimate players, the book explores the story of Jimmy Anderson and a fictional high school ultimate team. The book is available for purchase on Amazon.

WCBU Team USA Rosters Announced

Check out the rosters for the 2017 World Championships of Beach Ultimate National Teams. All seven divisions have rosters posted and you’ll fine plenty of MLU players and friends on several of the rosters.