Photo by Pete Guion – Ultiphotos.com
Ultimate is a sport of big moments – the long downfield huck, the layout goal, the end zone sky and the list goes on. Over the past four years of Major League Ultimate, those moments have been captured by our partners at Ultiphotos. In our series, Caught in Action, we will look at some of the great moments from MLU’s history and how they have been captured by the talented photographers at Ultiphotos.com. This week, we take a look at a moment captured by Pete Guion.
The Washington D.C. Current saw a lot of roster turnover in 2016. Under new Head Coach Will Smolinski, the team developed into an impressive unit as the season wore unfolded. A perfect example of the Current’s effective quick-strike offense was during their Week 8 matchup with the Philadelphia Spinners.
Down a few goals in the third quarter, the Current worked the disc up the far sideline, eventually finding handler Keven Moldenhauer about 20-yards outside of the end zone. The veteran Moldenhauer lofted a beautiful, floaty scoober to the goal line, right in the hands of a leaping Mark Flores. As Flores, a rookie in 2016, beat his defender and brought in Moldenhauer’s pass for the score, Guion snapped the shot.