#12 Jon Kurss

Nickname: Moosejaw
Height: 5’9″
Weight: 165 lbs
Position: Handler
Years w/ESN: B 2005-2008
Major: Psychology, Pre-Med
Hometown: Buffalo, NY
E-mail: jmk50 AT pitt.edu

Ultimate has always been a passion of mine since I was about 11 years old. That’s when I was first introduced, however, it was nothing too structured. Within the past couple of years, I found some opportunities to play some more intense disc and the more I played, the more I realized that this was MY game. I came to Pitt and ultimate was one of the most important things for me to find. I found it, and I can’t get enough. En Sabah Nur is not just a frisbee team – it is a group of guys, better than any fraternity, bonding together for the same reason. I’ve met some people who have taught me so much already, and I’ve met people that I know will be there for me no matter what. For the two months I’ve been playing with ESN, I’ve seen significant improvement in my game, and I’ve also realized that I have found something that I can take part in and be proud of. From victory in the rookie game, to tournaments, to taking out a disc and being undefeated in pong – the legend of MOOSEJAW is just beginning…