EDITOR’S LETTER / eMAIL BAG
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF DAVE BROWN
DESIGN DAVE BROWN
Dave Brown, Tiina Booth, Michael Baccarini,
Across Canada, Ultimate players comment on what
Jana Makar, Christina Nurse, Danny Saunders,
Steven Trainor, Cam Taylor, Jean-Lévy Champagne,
they thought of the 1st issue
Paul Madsen, Sébastien Labbé, Rob Brunelle,
Kirsten Niles, Mark Schill, Teri-Lynne Belanger,
Denis Legere, Taylor Martin, Christian Jennewein,
Josh Wiseman, Julie St. Jean, Shauna Taylor,
CANADA – Thought I’d give up the editor’s letter to share with you the very
spirited comments from players across the country. Thanks to all of you for the
CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS +
article suggestions for future issues, and thanks to the writers who’ve contributed
Monica Loo, Matthyw Thomas,
to this jammed issue as well. Next issue....the spring!
Dave McLean, Garvin Cheung, Corry Berghout,
Julie St. Jean, Neil Gardner — www.nzsnaps.com
Dave Brown, Editor-in-chief Teri-Lynne Belanger, Andrew Batchelor & ultypics.
Ultimate Canada Magazine (and other disc sports)
com, Leah100, FLICKR, Hybrid Productions
Dave Brown, Editor-in-Chief
This magazine is fantastic! I particularly like the coverage I love your new digital magazine it has good photos, great
Ultimate Canada Magazine is an independent
of Nationals, as well as the articles on strategy. The crossword videos and it is fun to read, congratulations on your first new
publication published quarterly every three months
puzzle is a really nice touch too. issue!!
and digitally distributed FREE to approximately
Krista Murphy (Nova Scotia) Maria
30,000 Canada-wide Ultimate players via email,
websites and clubs. It is owned by the Canadian
Nice job – I prefer what you’ve got going over the UPA Great looking magazine, Dave - congrats!!
Ultimate Players Association (CUPA)
magazine. Though I would like to see more accurate info on Karlis Bouse E-mail: editor@canadianUltimate.com
things like “How to get Open” and “Switching and Poaching” Website: www.canadianUltimate.com
– yes unfortunately the Ultimate handbook is not always SWEET magazine!!! Writing from North Bay, ON and Tel: 613-860-8687 / 888-228-2918
correct and may fail to provide the key strategic thinking am wondering how to get others on the list to receive this
behind the concepts. Besides, as a Canadian Ultimate digital version of Ultimate sweetness?? I’m thinking this
Ultimate Canada Magazine welcomes story and
magazine Canadian sources of info should be used whenever magazine would be a great way to introduce them to higher
photo contributions. All photos should ideally
possible and there are many great sources in our country. levels of Ultimate. I’m an oldtimer here (playing 20 years
be shot with a high resolution digital camera,
Keep up the good work – I definitely like the style and tone. next summer, with too many tourneys and Nationals to even
but otherwise scanned at 300dpi resolution
Gregory M. Lang remember, (or maybe it was the booze?!?:-) and always am
and burned onto a CD-ROM or e-mailed. No
(Will do Greg....I’ll be coming to you as one of those sources, looking for ways to promote the sport.
unsolicited contributions will be returned unless
as you’ve been playing for a long time. – ed.) Erin Fitzgerald (North Bay)
accompanied by a self-addressed stamped
(Thanks Erin, we look forward to featuring your 21st annual envelope. Editor assumes no responsibility
First off, I wanted to say that the launch issue of UCM looks Northern Flights tourney in the next issue! Love the 2-point for return of unsolicited manuscripts,
great - far exceeded my expectations and (in my opinion) is rule for the behind-the-back [not neck] catches!. – ed.) photographs or artwork. Editor may publish
superior even to the UPA’s print magazine. I’ve heard very any and all communications with Ultimate
positive comments from teammates, local board members, Great work on the magazine!
Canada Magazine, and may edit for clarity and
and from league player. Anyway keep up the great work, I’m Dave O’Neill (Ottawa)
style. ©Copyright 2009. All rights reserved.
looking forward to future issues!
Reproduction of any materials published in
Josh Drury Great job on the magazine! I heard about it last week from
Ultimate Canada Magazine is expressly forbidden
a friend of mine here in Montreal. Word gets around quick :)
without consent of the editor unless otherwise
Thanks for the link and putting the magazine together. It Christopher Yap (“Yapper”)
agreed between partners. Printed in Canada.
was a great read. Keep up the good work!
Marc Abbyad ENVIRONMENTAL PARTNERSHIPS
Great work Dave - looks so much better than others out Ultimate Canada Magazine aligns with international
I read through this magazine last week. Looks great, I liked there, past and present. I’m not going to lie to ya, as a media environmental groups. Recently Ultimate Canada
the interactive links with the Ulti Handbook for drills and the guy I was particularly happy that the Ulti village ads/content Magazine joined and supports the following
articles were great. Anyways, great first step, should go a long worked so well inside the layout. groups. We encourage you to do the same.
way to help market the product. Nice magazine layout and great range of stories. I think
Leave No Trace Canada is a national non-profit
Andrew Milne you’ve found a really nice balance between coverage of elite
organization dedicated to promoting and inspiring
tourney’s and tips/interest articles for the greater Ultimate
responsible outdoor recreation
Dude--wicked publication! Hung up my cleats a few years community. Congrats.
through education, research and
ago and now have two rug rats?! All that to say, Ulti is still Graham Withers
partnerships. Leave No Trace
running through my veins so I really lapped up reading the mag.
builds awareness, appreciation and
Sue Farquhar (Montreal) That looks great! Nice job.
respect for our wilderness areas.
(Thanks Sue, and congrats on being named to the Montreal Mike (Halifax)
Hall of Fame, along with Luc Drouin and Lorne Beckman – I’ll be One Percent for the Planet is
coming after all three of you for Issue #3. – ed.) Great mag!! Congratulations to all involved in putting it a rapidly growing network of
together. I love the videos/pictures, seeing what’s been going companies that give at least
Great work, the first issue looks great, can’t wait for more! on across the county and having contacts for Ulti related gear.
one per cent of their annual
Brian Weaver Makes me want to go and find a pick up game right now!
sales to environmental causes.
Their commitment provides
LOVE the magazine – and its presentation online. Congrats!!
vital resources and awareness
to organizations that work to keep us on a
sustainable path. 1%FTP provides members with a
Great magazine. It was really cool to read about the Open
straightforward and powerful way to become part
CUC and read up about familiar faces. I loved the photos.
of the solution. We are proud supporters of One
I cannot wait for the next issue and look forward to maybe
ARE YOU AN ULTIMATE OR DISC ENTHUSIAST WHO
Percent as a movement as well as their members
reading some personal interviews.
WOULD LIKE TO CONTRIBUTE?
which include Mountain Equipment Co-op and
To submit articles or photos, all you have to do is e-mail
more than 20 other businesses across Canada.
us at: Editor@CanadianUltimate.com
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