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Relax at the beach!

After works, what better way to what better way to wind-down than a bike ride to the beach? We are so lucky that this place is 15 minutes away!

 

There’s a steep hill to go down to get to this beach, and it wasn’t the nicest of days, but I almost like it better this way, that way not as many people show up and we had almost the whole beach to ourselves!

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Laredo Beach Cup

Last weekend in Laredo, Cantabria we played in the first annual (can you say first annual?) Laredo Beach Cup.

It took place on one of the longest beaches I’ve ever been to, which I was reminded of when we parked on the other end of it.

Unfortunately, my team, Corocotta, couldn’t make the trip. Instead, I played with Polbo, a team from Galicia. It was my first time playing with them, and a great experience! They’ve truly got a great group of people!

We came in second place, winning all our games up until the final. Full results can be found on ulti.info.

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2018 Men’s division Spanish grass Championships

The weekend of June 30th – July 1st was spend playing in the men’s division of the Spanish Grass championships in Santander, España. I know, there are a lot of Spanish Championships each year, too many, if you ask me, but, that just gives you that many more opportunities to win! The reason there are so many is beacuse we have a men’s / women’s tounrament, and a mixed tournament on both grass and beach🏖 = 4 a year.  

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Semana Santa, relaxing in Hontoria de Valdearados

What better to do for a five day weekend than go to a pueblo (Hontoria de Valdearados) where there's no cell service, good food and drink and family. 

On Friday we took a day trip to Burgos to meet up with a few old friends. That was of course accompanied by good food and an after lunch coffee with the beautiful cathedral de Burgos in the background. 

After lunch on Sunday, what could be better than watching some locals play "la petanca." It was an experience to say the least. It was an authentic experience, to say the least, accompanied by the main pastime of the pueblo, gossiping. 

We were even able to get a climb in before we left. I didn't have any climbing gear with me so big thanks to Angelito who provided all the gear. He took us to a climbing called "Arauzo de Miel." We only climbed a few routes, but just being out there, getting some fresh air was what the doctor ordered.

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National Women’s Day

Happy #NationalWomensDay to all the women and men out there! We spent last night at the local Bilbao woman’s march. The entire city was packed full if men and women showing their support to the cause!
https://twitter.com/iTravel4Frisbee/status/972077300182405120
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zVjtim0UWmU
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Spanish Beach Championships in Valencia – Men’s/Women’s divisions

On Saturday, after work I hop in a car and drive six hours to Valencia, Spain, where the Spanish Championships of Beach Ultimate will be taking place. I will join my teammates who hopefully will already have won a few games :). You can follow all the action live at https://ulti.info/39264.

Largest Spanish Beach Nationals Ever!

Full story here: http://ebucc2018.org/2018/02/largest-spanish-beach-nationals-ever/

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Liga Norte Santander, Playing Frisbee in the Rain

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Pajarita ICE Tournament in Huesca, 1st place!