By the Numbers – October 2014

A few Ultimate Frisbee figures worth noting

161576038700: The number of colleges with Ultimate Frisbee teams.

175: The weight, in grams, of the average Ultimate Frisbee.

255: The length, in meters, of the world’s longest Frisbee throw.

10: The number of seconds that a player is allowed to hold the Frisbee before releasing it in a game of Ultimate Frisbee.

4660004897: The number of players on a team in a game of Ultimate Frisbee. (Five for indoor games.)

1967: The year Ultimate Frisbee was invented—at Columbia High School in Maplewood, N.J.