What was this about & what were the results?
It’s as shown in the title, Ultimate Frisbee Championships. Champions went to SRJC, 2nd to PJC & 3rd to SAJC!
When & where was it held? Why is it so late?
It was on the 6th & 7th June 2015! I didn’t manage to get time before this to write about it. Unlike other sports with have A’divisions, we have the Inter-JCs as a couple of schools still do not recognize ultimate as an A’division sport. It’s pretty sad to know because many people who are in the teams are from other CCAs, and training venues & timings are very much compromised because it’s unofficial.
What position did AJ get?
We achieved our goal – top 10. Our team B got 14th, which was a feat considering that they were seeded to the 20th position after the 1st day and also they’re the top J1 team.
What made you join this sport?
Basically my curiosity brought me to where I am now. I’m proud of what I’ve achieved thus far because I wasn’t a sportsperson to begin with and the spark that this sport has ignited in me just feels really amazing because my team is the best anyone can ever ask for. It may sound corny/cheesy but this feels right. Everything falls into place when I go for trainings, especially since 2015 started. Just so thankful to have been interested in this sport when it came to the CCA carnival last year.
Will you continue playing ultimate after this?
Honestly I don’t know where it will bring me but yes, I’ll be chasing plastic for a long, long time.
I don’t know how to start this blog post, so I decided to do it this way, hope it doesn’t look too attention-seeking or anything but well, I didn’t deny that I’m attention-seeking so hahaha.
Let me just describe how it felt one day before, during & after Inter-JCs –
Before everything started, I was really freaking out. #SlayIJC started to be AJwolves’ main hashtag the night before and to see the Instagram posts & hashtags made me feel a little better, but a little more jittery as the day comes closer. I slept at 11pm, and stopped work in the evening and concentrated on using my phone and looking at ultimate frisbee photos and thinking about the things I will do the next & following day. I rolled around in my bed for awhile, trying to do that, before falling asleep.
I woke up the next day feeling hyped and quite excited so I went ahead with preparing and taking out my frozen 100 plus and so on. When I reached that place, many people have already reached because I came out slightly later than I expected. We walked to the field and realised that it was nice and green, not wet and very comfortable despite the morning dew. It felt a little nerve-wrecking at first but when I got on the field, all thoughts were on the disc and the play. It felt so so good that I could focus and not screw up because for once, I really felt useful. I was on defence and what I can say is: I’ve tried my damn best and I sure hope it was enough. All for the team. When we lost to IJC we were so, so upset and many things went through my mind that I shouldn’t have thought of, but we didn’t lose hope. I’m so thankful for Marcus because he always pulls the team back up. After the heavy & kinda prolonged rain we went back to the field and fought for HCI(b) & AC(b), and truthfully speaking I felt ecstatic during both matches even though I was screaming my head off during the AC game. Here is the only photo of me with the disc.