Friday, January 20, 2017

An Ultimate Frisbee History of President Obama's 8 Years in Office

President Obama finishes his term as president today. After 8 years, he and his family have provided some memorable moments related to ultimate. 
January 2010: President Obama sent a congratulatory letter to members of the Team USA Ultimate for winning gold at The World Games 2009.

May 2010: Mrs. Obama's "Let's Move" initiative targeting childhood obesity included the recommendation to play sports; specifically, throw a Frisbee around.

September 2012: While on the campaign trail, President Obama opened his speech with a story about ultimate Frisbee.

April 2013: The Obama's backyard was involved in a local kerfuffle which impacted a D.C. pickup ultimate game.

October 2015: Malia Obama gleefully posed with an ultimate disc during a college tour at Brown University.

Thanks, Obama!

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