Adam Zagoria covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
PURCHASE, N.Y. — Kamil Skwarek is performing the Ultimate juggling act.
A 21-year-old native of Poland, Skwarek is playing for not one, not two, but three Ultimate teams this summer.
The 6-foot-3 Skwarek is balancing playing for the Connecticut Constitution professional team and the New York club team, PoNY (Pride of New York.)
Oh, and (full disclosure) he’s also playing with me on the Burgundy squad in the Westchester Summer League. (Actually, we’re all playing with him.)
“I’m a pretty young player,” Skwarek, who has only been playing Ultimate for thee years, said Wednesday at SUNY Purchase after helping Burgundy down Charcoal, 15-9, to improve to 3-2 on the season.
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Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle.
A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013.
He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.