BlockStack.tv is the Web TV show about Ultimate Frisbee. Tom Styles and Steve Giguere take a laid back look at what's happening in the world of Ultimate Frisbee around the UK, Europe and the Globe.
The beach comes alive as the pool games get underway. We talk to Max Vitali and Patrick van der Valk about the growth of the tournament and some of the teams from around the world that have made WCBU such a special event. Plus we get another hydration tip from Jaimie.
The World Championships of Beach Ultimate 2011, gets underway in Lignano Sabbiadoro, Italy. The teams parade through the streets of the town and arrive on the beach for the opening game, a gripping Open match between the hosts Italy, and the Asian superstars from the Philippines. Also includes interviews from the welcome party.
Tom and Steve travel to Slovenia for the European Ultimate Championships in Maribor. The episode features interviews with ... Ireland Open, Germany Open featuring Tom Stylish und Steven Garage, Paul Eriksson, Tournament Director Klemen, Volunteers, GB Mixed, Germany Women, Sweden Open, Netherlands Women, and GB's Justin and Dom. Plus full moon party action, a tour of the GB/Swiss mountain top accommodation, and our usual banter and analysis.
Beach Ultimate is the topic de jour, Tom and Steve talk World Championships of Beach Ultimate. We also relive the magic of Copa del Soul, where many of the GB teams were in attendance as preparation for WCBU. The last half of the show is devoted to the topic of spirit. We investigate what spirit is, where it comes from and who influences it.
Tom and Steve attend tour 2 in Nottingham to check out the UK Ultimate Open and Women's tour. Featuring interviews with Si Hill, GB Open coach Marc 'Britney' Guilbert, Lara Perryman from SYC, Kate Rae from GB Women, and Commentary from GB vs Fire. We talk about how national teams approach big tournaments in the light of GB Masters beating GB Open in a training game. And have a quick overview of the current state of the UK Ultimate Mixed Tour.