Each year at the Canadian Ultimate Championships, a junior all-star is selected from each team. Ultimate Canada would like to honour the all-stars from the junior open division and acknowledge the huge impact they had on their teams at CUC 2019 in Edmonton!
*All-stars listed alphabetically by team.
Bonfire, British Columbia: #1 Liam Erl-Daniels
Pump-up song: Black Dog – Led Zeppelin
Biggest fear: Missing a bid
Favourite Ultimate memory: Making provincials with only 5 able-bodied guys.
What does Spirit of the Game mean to you? Finding a balance of competitiveness and respect.
Cannons, Alberta: #13 Michael Wolfenden
Eclipse, British Columbia: #21 Austin Yen
Pump-up song: Pretty Little Fears – 6LACK, J.Cole
Biggest fear: Failure
Favourite Ultimate memory: Breaking seed at CUC in 2018
What does Spirit of the Game mean to you? Spirit of the game means giving everyone a safe and respectful playing ground to compete on, no matter what level of play they’re at. It is what makes Ultimate special because keeps players accountable for keeping the sport competitive without sacrificing sportsmanship.
Fallout, Alberta: #6 Justin Keough
Pump-up song: Don’t Stop Me Now – Queen
Biggest fear: Hoards of bugs
Favourite Ultimate memory: Winning our final game on universe point at nationals.
What does Spirit of the Game mean to you? Keeping the game clean and enjoyable for everyone.
Ignite, Ontario: #84 Gianni LaFontaine
Pump-up song: ZEZE – Kodak Black
Biggest fear: Dollar store frisbees
Favourite Ultimate memory: Coming second at CUC 2019
What does Spirit of the Game mean to you? It means having a fair and fun game without cheating or disrespect.
Manitou, Manitoba: #6 Riley Peterson
Pump-up song: Litty – Meek Mill
Biggest fear: I don’t have any fears
Favourite Ultimate memory: Winning high school nats 2018 and 2019 with Kelvin.
What does Spirit of the Game mean to you? Respecting your opponents to the fullest no matter how intense the game is.
Masters of Flying Objects, Manitoba: #4 Quinn Wilson
Pump-up song: Someone like you – Adele
Biggest fear: Spiders
Favourite Ultimate Memory: Back to back high school national champions.
What does Spirit of the Game mean to you? To me, Spirit of the Game means that everyone plays with honesty and respect and everyone hypes up everyone after huge plays.
Mischief, British Columbia: #89 Colin Carino
Pump-up song: I want it that way – Backstreet Boys
Biggest fear: Kool-Aid Man
Favourite Ultimate memory: Having a big part in my school team winning cities.
What does Spirit of the Game mean to you? Being able to connect with the players from other teams and view what Ultimate is to them.
Reign, British Columbia: #44 Brandon Lu
Pump-up song: Blank Space – Taylor Swift
Biggest fear: Laying out
Favourite Ultimate memory: Laying out.
What does Spirit of the Game mean to you? Being competitive with high intensity while having a fair and fun game.
Rolling Thunder, British Columbia: #30 Alex Ta
Biggest fear: Getting skied in a NKolakovic photo
Favourite Ultimate memory: Upsetting Uproar
What does Spirit of the Game mean to you? It means being honest about calls, helping people up whether you’re on the same team or not, and giving high fives after the point!
Scorch, Ontario: #18 Cedric Lapointe
Pump-up song: Noticed – Lil Mosey
Biggest fear: That we can’t stop climate change
Favourite Ultimate memory: Someone threw an io flick huck and I layed out and made the point.
Spitfire, Manitoba: #30 Cooper Poletc
Storm, Newfoundland: #11 Shae LeDevehat
Stud, Ontario: #24 Logan Dufour
Pump-up song: Anything – Kanye West
Biggest fear: Getting skied
Favourite Ultimate memory: Playing for Bowmanville High School at CHSUC.
What does Spirit of the Game mean to you? Being understanding with all calls.
Titane, Québec: #98 Émile Gagné
TORO, Ontario: #38 Raymond Hou
Pump-up song: Gucci Cologne – K$upreme
Biggest fear: Laying out
Favourite Ultimate memory: Making Toro
What does Spirit of the Game mean to you? To be fair-minded, listen to your opponents’ opinions respectfully, play with intensity without discouraging the opposing team.
Uproar, Ontario: #28 Liam O’Rourke
Pump-up song: Fireball – Pitbull
Biggest fear: Dropping a pull
Favourite Ultimate memory: 2019 high school nationals in Ottawa
What does Spirit of the Game mean to you? Spirit is about keeping intensity and competitiveness while maintaining respect for everyone.
Vintage, British Columbia: #10 Andrei Reyes
Pump-up song: Balling – Logic
Biggest fear: Dropping the disc in the endzone during universe point.
Favourite Ultimate memory: Winning the Fraser Valley Championships
What does Spirit of the Game mean to you? Having good sportsmanship throughout the whole game.
Vortex, British Columbia: #33 Thai Tran
Pump-up song: Ransom – Lil Tecca
Biggest fear: Failure
Favourite Ultimate memory: Winning bronze with Vortex Open 2018
What does Spirit of the Game mean to you? Respecting your teammates and your opponents.
Wheaties, Saskatchewan: #20 Braden Harding