Hooray for Summer in Maine

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January 4, 2014

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A thick crust of iced-over snow left the field a bit more treacherous than usual. Two layouts left blood on the field (and faces) but that didn’t stop the fun.

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It’s Never Too Cold For Ultimate

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Location for 6.19 Game

Hey everyone. Sunday, June 19 at 2pm Damariscotta pick up is at Lincoln Academy on Academy Hill in Newcastle.


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Get the Led out

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Ok, I’m finally able to get these photos up on the site.  They are also available on the facebook 52 pick-up ultimate page, but for those non-facebookers out there here they are.  I put low resolution photos up to save … Continue reading

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May 8, 2011

What a lovely day for a game of ultimate. We had a great showing with 7 on a side, and one or two people available to sub-in.

Next week, there will be a cookout after the game at Josh’s house. See you all then!

Josh, Kurt, and Julie, doing the Ultimate dance

Thanks for the photo, Meaghan!

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How to Contribute to this Site

So you’re ready to take the plunge and put on your “web-editor” hat?

Here’s what you need to do:

  1. Create an account
  2. Send me an email to let me know you want to be an editor
  3. Wait for an email confirmation from me
  4. Watch the tutorial: http://screencast.com/t/pS7zjL4yp6
  5. Login and start blogging!


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Tournament Champions! Get The Led Out 2011

It’s true! DamFast won the Get the Led Out 2011 Ultimate frisbee tournament in Cumberland, Maine this past weekend. It was a fantastic event, lovely weather, healthy players, and wonderful day of games.

I’m going to open up this site to any DamFast, 52pickup, and Belfast ultimate members who want to contribute photos, blogs, whatever. All you need to do is register. After I get your registration request, I add permissions to your account so you can post photos and blog entries.

In the meantime, here are some photos from GTLO, courtesy Jason:

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Marine Snow Park, Rockland ME, Friday at 5pm

There’s an auxiliary practice date this Friday combining Belfast and Damariscotta frisbee nuts. Go if you can!

Marine Snow Park, Rockland ME, Friday at 5pm

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DamFast T-Shirt Review

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Hi Folks, In anticipation of our upcoming tournament, I’m uploading a draft of the team T. The idea came from Bruce M. and the intrepid Perry. I’ve taken a very simple approach in order to keep costs down (shading and … Continue reading


Weekly Review 6/20/2010

Nothing beats ultimate frisbee on father’s day. Despite the forecast for rain a number of hardy souls made it to GSB for the 3pm game. A number of complete beginners arrived. I love sharing the sport with newbies and I think they all had fun. Around 4pm the lightning started, first off in the distance, and then closing in. I can’t be sure but it felt like we were in the eye of the storm for a while before it hit us in full. After a short discussion we put the game on hold while we ran to the cars to avoid getting struck by the now much closer lightning. By 4:30 the rain had mostly passed and we resumed the game for another 45 minutes.

Thanks to all who came! See you on 6/27 🙂

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Windy But Warm, 4/11/2010

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January 2010 at 52 Pickup

When it snows, the fun really begins 🙂


Sprained Ankle :(

I sprained my ankle last week while running in the Hart estate with Mike. It didn’t feel like much at the time, but it swelled significantly afterwards. My personal physician and wife, Dr Anne Jacobs, recommended that I give it rest for a week, which meant that I missed one of the few sunny Sundays in weeks. Next week I’ll be away for a wedding, so it looks like the next chance I’ll have will be 8/23. Have fun in my absence!

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3 on 3 in the fog

This past Sunday started with a brisk game of 2 on 2 “box” and then after some stragglers arrived we began a game of 3 on 3 on a smaller-than-regulation field. Dark won the game to seven and as well as the follow-up game to three. There was one spine crunching failed layout by Josh, and an incredible successful layout by Noah right at the goal line. Visibility was fine on the field, but the sun never made it through the fog that hung about us. By the time the game was over it was hard to tell if shirts were more wet from sweat or moisture in the air.

Unfortunately, there are no pictures from today’s game.

See you next week 🙂

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52pickup.org is live!

Welcome to 52pickup.org, the home of ultimate frisbee in Damariscotta, ME. Before I get sucked back into my day job, I should post the essentials:

We meet Sundays at GSB in Damariscotta, from 3pm – 5pm or so.

We also meet Tuesday and Thursday at the field hockey fields at Lincoln Academy.

Hope to see you there!

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Winter Photos 2009

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