Local, USA is a half-hour documentary series from Chicago's WTTW and WORLD channel features stories of diverse people around the United States. Focusing on a single theme, each program is culled from public TV stations and independent producers across the country. Featured segments include the links between traumatic brain injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder, a program in Hawaii that introduces disabled people to surfing, and New York's champion all-girls robotics team.
Runtime: 30 minutes
Local, USA - USA Ultimate - Netflix
USA Ultimate is a not-for-profit organization that serves as the governing body of the sport of Ultimate (also known as ultimate frisbee) in the United States. It was founded in 1979 as the Ultimate Players Association, but rebranded itself as USA Ultimate on May 25, 2010. The United States Olympic Committee, empowered to govern amateur sport in the USA per the Ted Stevens Olympic and Amateur Sports Act of 1978, officially recognized USA Ultimate as a Recognized Sport Organization on June 10, 2014.
Local, USA - The Callahan Award - Netflix
The Callahan Award is an annual award given by The Callahan Award committee, with assistance from USA Ultimate, to the best male and female college ultimate players. In addition to honoring extraordinary physical talent and skills, the Callahan Award also honors sportsmanship and leadership. Each Open and Women's team can nominate a single player for the award. Beginning in 2000, players could also be nominated for the Callahan by USA Ultimate college regional coordinators. The winners are selected through online balloting by other college ultimate players. The award is named after Henry Callahan, one of the early pioneers and ambassadors of ultimate. The Callahan Award was initially created by Charles Kerr and was first awarded in 1996.
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