You may have caught a game of Ultimate Frisbee on ESPN, or heard that the sport boasts over 5 million participants in the United States alone (2013 SFIA report). But Ultimate is not just a fun team sport that is growing fast – there’s a lot more to it. As one recent Bay Area high school grad put it, “Ultimate…beyond being [an] amazing experience that defined my high school years, really helped to cultivate confidence in me and encourage me to challenge myself.” And when a dad writes: “We are so glad he found this sport; I love watching him grow and flourish. Please know our gratitude is deep” – you realize that this sport is providing kids a fundamental piece of their personal growth. Every day, I see how Ultimate is transforming young people in a vital way…

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