Ultimate Frisbee in North Korea, part 7

November 8, 2011 by Joshua
in Fitness, Freedom, NorthKorea

For my last post on Ultimate Frisbee in North Korea for a while, I’ll post some far-reaching ideas, link to articles about it, and give thanks and credit.

Einstein said “you cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.” And George Santayana said “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”

Well, if you want peace, I suggest you begin with fun and games, or at least make them a major part of your plans. And if you think fun and games is nothing more than fun and games, learn your ping pong history, because it makes a difference.

And play Ultimate!


I owe my gratitude for perhaps the greatest tournament of my ultimate career to Andray Abrahamian, who did the bulk of organizing the tournament and wrote up his experience here. He also mauled me in the end zone here ;). I also thank Koryo Tours for their part in making it happen. I don’t know what North Korean counterparts to thank in particular, so I’ll just thank them in general.


Besides Andray’s article,

The AP video:

Plus my video of my getting a block and game-winning goal:

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