Monday, November 14, 2011


On Saturday, some of the Memphis crew met up with some of the Little Rock crew at the Southaven Street Hockey Courts, about 15 miles south of our usual spot.

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Took a bunch of pictures, which you can check out here, but here's a few highlights:

Kermit's really reaching.

Adam's windup.

Two teams, fifteen square feet.

Polo Ladiezzzzz!

Cara kills it on the dropout.

Aaaaand, one more, which may seem ordinary at first glance...


but check out those expressions. Faces of polo, yikes.




Southaven is a much bigger, nicer court than we're used to, and I really think we flourished on it. Passing is so much easier when there's actually more than three feet between each player. The surface was pretty nice too, grippy yet smooth, and Adam's Canadian street hockey balls were perfect, bouncing off the backboards to set up rebounds and sideboards to get around pesky defenders. The other couple of times I'd been there, I'd found the size a bit too much, but either I'm in better shape or just don't have to chase the ball down as much, 'cus this time it just felt right.

Lotsa fun, can't wait to go back, can't wait to play with Little Rock again.

Oh, and I also managed to unthread my lockring, which I didn't know was really possible. I had thought that the design of the mechanism was such that resisting pedaling actually tightened a lockring, but I suppose that could be wrong? Anyways, I managed to slap it back on, but it was looking pretty ragged: