An Interview with Andrea Paperplane

September 1, 2016

I first met Andrea at North Americans in Minneapolis – and by met, I mean I waddled (I was in full Crusher girth, at the time) out to her after an in-play accident that broke her ankle. It wasn’t much of a first meeting, as I more or less took orders from Jacques on what needed to happen. The next day, however, I followed up with her and found she was, more or less, just inconvenienced by the broken ankle, taking in the sun and watching games while relaxing court side.

This year, Andrea won the Great Plains Regional Qualifier, making her one of the first women/trans/femme (WTF) players to achieve first place in any regional qualifier in North America. I requested the following interview, which Andrea was kind enough to agree to.

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Canadian Open Bike Polo Championship Video

August 22, 2016

Andrea Paperplane of Saskatoon Bike Polo and Gibson Green of Beehive Bike Polo teamed up to create this really great edit from the Canadian Open Bike Polo Championship. This bench tournament was held on August 13th and 14th in Saskatoon, Canada. Enjoy the footage! Continue Reading…

Win Free Entry to Fixcamp II

August 22, 2016

Thanks to some of my favorite people in hardcourt bike polo, Johnathon and Kelli McDowell of One to One Printshop, one lucky Fixcamp II participant will have their entry fee paid for! If you’re one of the 30 participants heading to this esteemed Fixcraft even, here is what One to One Printshop has to say about winning their scholarship:

We have decided to offer a SCHOLARSHIP to one lucky Fixcamp attendee by compensating the entry fee! Here is the lowdown:
– You must have registered for Fixcamp OR do so by Wednesday Aug. 24 by NOON CST
– Share this post from the ONE to ONE Print Shop page
– Comment on the post on the ONE to ONE Print Shop page and answer this; “What aspect of polo do you want to improve upon at Fixcamp?!”
– Like the ONE to ONE Print Shop page!
This will get you entered in a drawing to have your entry fee compensated in full. Get to it, SHARE THIS POST even if you don’t plan on going, give someone else the opportunity to WIN!

As of August 23rd there are only a couple spots left, so sign up now before it’s too late!

New Fixcraft Hot Weather Ball Sneak Peek

August 7, 2016

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…