Helen Roberts – Birmingham Ultimate

Name: Helen Roberts

Age: 22

Height: 5″7

Started Ultimate in: 2012

Teams played for:
University of Birmingham Ultimate (UBU)
Birmingham Ultimate
Superfly

On pitch specialities:
Man to man defence, getting free of my mark, throwing spicy options on offence
Day Job: PhD Student

Likes: Working hard in training, winning games, and taking advantage of the opposing teams weaknesses

Dislikes: Frisbee shorts

Biggest achievement in Ultimate: Being a four times UKU Uni Mixed National Champion with UBU having won the Indoor and Outdoor championships for both the 2013-14 and 2014-15 seasons

An interesting fact: Until three years ago I had never heard of Ultimate Frisbee

What I would be doing if not for Ultimate: Probably playing another sport, but one with a bit less plastic

Favourite Film: Remember the Titans

Favourite Food: Can’t go wrong with a big bowl of sausage, mash and onion gravy

It’s 16-16 in the final of Mixed Worlds, you to receive. Who’s on the line with you?: Any six from our U23 Mixed squad. The depth and talent we have is great and I’d be happy standing on a line with any of them to take the win.

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