#WCBU2017 Stories

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Sarah Levinn wrestles the catch against Canada. Photo by Tino Tran. ShowGame Beach Tales What happened at WCBU2017 – a full round up 17:06 - Jun 24

The World Championships of Beach Ultimate have finished, and the champions crowned. After a week of sensational Ultimate on the beaches of Royan, let’s have a look at how things shook out at the top [Read More…]

Filipino and Canadian players greet each other at the end of a tough game. Photo by Deepthi Indukuri. ShowGame Beach Tales A final look: Royan storylines 17:06 - Jun 24

The previous post was an in-depth look at the whole tournament, but here are a few storylines from Royan that are worth pointing out. Spirit is the Ultimate winner The spirit scores all week were [Read More…]

TT-170617-125514 ShowGame Beach Tales WCBU 2017 Fantasy Draft 17:06 - Jun 23

Now that the tournament is very near to finishing, we decided to run a fantasy draft with our writers picking a Mixed team of the best players we’ve seen at this tournament. Given that we [Read More…]

Irish captain Mark Earley feels the love in the Masters division. Photo by Deepthi Indukuri. ShowGame Beach Tales Marko’s story: be strong, and be yourself 15:06 - Jun 23

There are many things that make this sport unique. The Spirit of the Game, the respect between you and your opponent, the community. It’s a giant family that once you’re a part of, you’re there [Read More…]

TT-170622-090048 ShowGame Beach Tales Game review: Spain Women vs Canada Women 10:06 - Jun 23

Canada have been notable at this event for their desire to huck it at every possible opportunity, across all divisions. Their conversaion rate has typically not been high, but given the fact that they play [Read More…]

WCBU2017_Deepthi Indukuri_USA_SUI_WMN-2483 ShowGame Beach Tales Game review: USA Women vs Switzerland Women 09:06 - Jun 23

The USA start the game strong and for the first three points the Swiss struggle to make it out of their own half of the field. Although the USA could have been punished after throwing [Read More…]

TT-170622-002347 ShowGame Beach Tales What a day. Here’s what went down. 01:06 - Jun 23

The dust has settled on an eventful day five of WCBU and we have some of our finalists. The Men’s division played out some entertaining quarter and semi finals, while the rest of the tournament [Read More…]

TT-170622-030409 ShowGame Beach Tales Game review: Great Britain Men’s Masters vs Spain Men’s Masters 23:06 - Jun 22

Great Britain and Spain faced off for a spot in the Masters semi-finals earlier today. The teams were pretty evenly matched and had each had similar results in the lead up to the game. Britain [Read More…]

TT-170622-041024-2 ShowGame Beach Tales Game review: Germany Mixed vs Great Britain Mixed 22:06 - Jun 22

Germany come into this match having yet to be defeated, one of the last remaining powerhouses to have not suffered some sort of upset this tournament. Great Britain just beat an Italy side who yesterday [Read More…]

TT-170622-085006 ShowGame Beach Tales Game review: Denmark Women vs Russia Women 22:06 - Jun 22

Background When you get to the top eight Women’s teams in the world, it’s always going to be tough to separate them. And both teams have shown they deserve to be top eight. Honestly, Denmark [Read More…]

WCBU2017_Deepthi Indukuri_POR_CAN_MXD-7767 ShowGame Beach Tales Game review: Portugal Mixed vs Canada Mixed 19:06 - Jun 22

Background By the time you reach the quarter-finals, you are guaranteed a good game. There are no easy opponents. This is exemplified with Portugal vs Canada. Two great teams, both looking to reach the top [Read More…]

WCBU2017_Deepthi Indukuri_AT_DEN_WMN-7571 ShowGame Beach Tales Game review: Denmark Women vs Latvia Women 16:06 - Jun 22

Background It’s the last game in the power pools of the Women’s division. Teams are trying to boost their seeding as much as possible in order to get the best pre-quarter (last 16) game that [Read More…]