EFO 2018 Will be Live Streamed

EFO LogoThe European Freestyle Open (EFO) 2018 will be live streamed. The event takes place on July 26-29 in Berlin, Germany, only one week before FPA Worlds. This will allow many players to attend both events, giving the opportunity for a pre-view of many of the FPAW teams. With 55 players already registered, it is sure to be an amazing event.

EFO will include Open Pairs, Mixed Pairs, Women’s Pairs, and Co-Op divisions using the official FPA competition format. Ryan Young and his bag of tablets will act as head judge. 

For the stream, Mystiq and I will be working together to bring you the action. Randy and I are also planning to provide commentary for much of the event. All this should lead to an incredible show that you won’t want to miss. 

Thanks so much to the EFO team for hosting the event and for al their support!

You can watch it here.

Find out more on the EFO site and on EFO facebook event.

Episode 74: Trnava Frisbee Games Promo Interview with Jakub Kostel & Dexter Struz

Trnava Frisbee GamesTournament directors Jakub Kostel & Dexter Struz update us on FPA World Championships 2018 in Trnava and what to expect. FPAW is part of Trnava Frisbee Games while will also include Ultimate, Disc Dog, and Disc Golf events.

Episode 73: Live from Sun Break 2018

Live from Sun Break 2018This was our live episode from Sun Break 2018. Attached is both the audio only and video versions. Enjoy!!

    • Interview Ryan Young, the Tournament Directory
    • Interview Pavel Baranyk, the Open Pairs and Follow the Leader winner
    • Jam time

 

 

 

Sunbreak 2018 Results

 
Open Pairs
Pavel Baranyk, Ryan Young – 452.6 points
Jake Gauthier, Lori Daniels – 393.2 points
Johnny Trevino, Mike Galloupe – 369.4 points
Emma Kahle, Bailey Bonaci – 268.6 points
Dan Yarnell, Bob Boulware – 266.3 points
Rick Lebeau, Juliana Korver – 218.1 points
Angelo Trevino, Char Powell – 186.2 points
 
 
Follow the leader
 
Finals
Pavel Baranyk –  24 points
Jake Gauthier – 19 points
Randy Silvey – 13 points
Emma Kahle – 9 points
Mike Galloupe – 4 points
Johnny Trevino – 2 points
 
Semi A
Pavel Baranyk – 10 points
Mike Galloupe – 10 points
Randy Silvey – 6 points
Lori Daniels – 0 points
 
Semi B
Jake Gautier – 24 points
Emma Kahle – 9 points
Johnny Trevino – 9 points
Juliana Korver – 7 points
Ryan Young – 7 points
 
Quarter A
Jake Gauthier – 18 points
Pavel Baranyk – 13 points
Juliana Korver – 8 points
Angelo Trevino – 7 points
Rick Lebeau – 0 points
 
Quarter B
Randy Silvey – 8 points
Lori Daniel – 6 points
Emma Kahle – 6 points
Dan Yarnell – 4 points
 
Quarter C
Ryan Young – 8 points
Mike Galloupe – 6 points
Johnny Trevino – 6 points
Bailey Bonaci – 4 points


Videos

Deutsche Meisterschaft 2018 Will be Live Streamed

Deutsche Meisterschaft 2018The Deutsche Meisterschaft (German Championships) for 2018 will be held in Nuremberg, Germany, on July 6-8. The tournament director is non other than Chris Belaj. While he is hosting this amazing event, he and his team will bringing us the action on the live stream.

Deutsche Meisterschaft will include open pairs, mixed pairs, and open co-op divisions. This event is sure to have some exciting routines as it regularly draws top talent from all over Europe. With the European championships also in July and the World Championships the week after, Deutsche Meisterschaft will give teams an opportunity to tune up their routines.

Check out the event web site for more information and be sure to tune in and watch on July 7th and 8th.

Sunbreak 2018 Will Be Live Streamed

Potlatch Group PhotoOn June 30 – July 1, Ryan Young is once again hosting the annual freestyle competition as a part of a larger ultimate event named Sunbreak (formerly Potlatch), held by DiscNW. We will be bringing you the Freestyle action live!

The scene at Sunbreak is an amazing one. The event is held at 60 Acres Park and has 79 ultimate teams. Tucked away on half a field is the freestyle tent. There, among all the frisbee energy, we will shred our brains out. But the excitement doesn’t end there! Ryan Young always has an innovative competition format that is designed to test both our freestyle and our strategic skills. This years tournament includes 3 events: Open Pairs, Follow the Leader, and the Flower Round.

Open pairs has a twist: teams play 3 times, for 1 minute on each time. Only their highest score counts. This should inspire teams bring out their biggest moves right from the start, as there’s no time to ramp-up; and it only takes 2-3 hein combos to lay down a crushing score.

Follow the Leader is an interesting twist on the game of horse. A player will do a combo, then other players try to replicate it. The originating player will earns points based on how few players can replicate the combo. However, if no players can replicate the combo, the originating player receives no points. So the goal is to do a combo that is really hard, but not so hard that no one can do it. This will require careful thought and a deep knowledge of the other players’ abilities. 

Of course, the Flower Round is a staple of this event. Teams are drawn from a hat and then play for 3 minutes. The audience grabs flowers and prepares. As the team performs, if the audience likes what they see, they throw the flowers into the playing area. Everyone is a winner in this event, with hein jamming and positive emotions throughout.

The only warning I must give is that the internet can be unreliable at 60 Acres Park. If this is the case, we will record the event and replay it in the evening.

Tune in here to watch the event.

Read more about it here.

Episode 72: Konn Kummins Mystery Man Revealed

Konn Kummins Mystery Man Revealed

  • Jake explains a new spin practice inspired by Ryan Young.
  • Konn tells us how it all began and of course the V-bros were part of it and how the “Ally Pally Tossers” embraced him.
  • Holland Park became his home away from home where he developed his skills over 20 years.
  • Adrian Wainwright was Konn’s first partner and mentor and they brought an edge to the game that was not the norm.
  • Konn and Adrian hook up with Jason Salkey to create a formidable co-op team.
  • We also learn there was a lot of action going on in European jam scene at the time.

Jake and Randy will be pausing the podcast for a few months to focus on the upcoming livestreams at EFO & FPAW 2018 and other FrisbeeGuru projects. Don’t worry the podcast will be back with new freshly baked episodes in September. Happy Summer!!

Meet Marco Prati

Meet Marco Prati, also known as Cega. Marco is from Forli Italy and is a 2 time world champion. Currently ranked 9th in the world, Marco has some of the best spinning catches in the game. Learn more about Marco: