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Feminist on the Court: Starting a WTF Night in your City

October 27, 2016
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East Van Bike Polo Women and Gender Queer Night

Since April 2015, East Van has been running a monthly Women and Gender Queer bike polo night with the top priority of introducing new players to the sport and making sure that they have fun and come back next month. This means that we don’t put pressure on them to join regular pick-up, and we don’t focus much on rules or strategy.

That said, after holding this event for three months, East Van has added seven players who now regularly take part in co-ed pickup. So far, it has been even more successful at recruiting new players than our co-ed weekly newbie day.

Preparing for the event:

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New Fixcraft Hot Weather Ball Sneak Peek

August 7, 2016
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If you’re on Facebook and you’re not a part of the Second Hand Bike Polo Market of North America, then do yourself a favor and request to be added now. There are some amazing deals from players all over the country that pop up daily. It is also a great source to add an ISO (In Search Of) bike component post and see who can help fulfill your missing link. Outside of this, it is also a great spot to find deals on killer Fixcraft gear. Sean is frequently putting up prototypes and one-offs that you couldn’t find anywhere else.  Continue Reading…

Editorial

North Americans Doesn’t Require Worlds. Why Would It?

April 26, 2016
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Post by Crusher

I’m going to save a bunch of time for folks who want to tl;dr this: the logic behind not having a North American Hardcourt Bike Polo Championship because there isn’t a World Hardcourt Bike Polo Championship this year is flawed – of course there should be an NAHBPC!

For those of you who want more, let me elucidate.

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Editorial

2016 NAHBPC Needs a Host

April 25, 2016
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Early this month when the North American Hardcourt Bike Polo Association (NAH) released their 2016 tournament survey results, John Hayes announced that there would, in fact, be a 2016 North American Hardcourt Bike Polo Championship, in spite of there not being a world championship until 2017. Hayes also announced that for the 2016 NAHBPC to happen, there needed to be a host. Here is the full quote from the survey:

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NAH to Forgo NAHBPC, Survey for Winner Instead

March 31, 2016
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Earlier this month, the North American Hardcourt Bike Polo Association (NAH) released a survey regarding the 2016 NAH tournament season. As any great sports organization should do, they asked the actual participants to give feed back on how the season should be structured. Players helped decide important structural questions like if the 2016 season should be 3v3 or 5v5 and if the final day of the North American Hardcourt Bike Polo Championship (NAHBPC) should be double elimination, single elimination, or even, other.

After nearly a month of gathering data from bike polo players all over North America, the NAH is ready to go public with the results. And unfortunately, the results are inconclusive. In the craziest turn of events, every single result was a tie. WHO COULD IMAGINE?!

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