What Roundnet Players Can Learn From Track and Field

Chris Ruder founded Spikeball the company in 2008. 11 years later, we have a governing body, national and regional tour series, and a dedicated grassroots movement. Everyone wants to work together to create "the next great American sport." But ours is still a young sport, with much to learn. So, I am starting a series … Continue reading What Roundnet Players Can Learn From Track and Field

How low can you go?

Roundnet underwent an offensive explosion from 2015 to 2018. Rallies dropped dramatically, serving went from a moderate disadvantage (some servers were still net positive in 2015) to so underpowered that the Spikeball Roundnet Association is considering changing the rules to bring the game back into balance. What happened in those three years? The most commonly … Continue reading How low can you go?

How Cold is too Cold?

"There are strange things done in the midnight sun, by the men who moil for Gold. The Arctic trails have their secret tales, which would make your blood run cold. And the Northern Lights have seen queer sights, but the queerest they ever did see; Was the night on the marge of Lake Laberge, when … Continue reading How Cold is too Cold?