Wednesday, June 10, 2009

We're getting there, slowly but surely

For those of you who might not already know collects ultimate related content from around the web and publishes it in a Digg-like platform (you see a ultimate article in your local paper? post it there. blog about a tournament? post it there.)

But, for much of its existence there have been major lulls in posting activities. Usually centered around those months where ultimate itself lies dormant, but recently this hasn't been the case. There has been a fairly steady and continuous stream of ultimate related content.

Especially content created by the ultimate community has found some benchmarks of production regularity -

And these are just a few of the many sites. My point being there was a time not so long ago (read: the foundation of this site) where ultimate content was hard to come by. RSD was your best shot and what you found there was name calling, trolls, spam and hate spew. While RSD is still all of those things there are now viable and productive alternatives, and they are in my mind proving a more verdent incubator of the sport. There is more published ultimate knowledge available to young players than ever before.

Sure - the sport doesn't have the comprehensive coverage of the NFL. Certainly though, slowly but surely, we're getting there.

[edit] - an update by PJ at cultimate looks at the different types of articles in the ultimate blogosphere.

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