These photographs are from the 1996 World Footbag Championships, which took place August 5-11, 1996, in Montréal, Québec, Canada.
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Aerial Combat over Quebec Emmanu?l Bouchard (right) hits a "shtataf!" while Kenny Shults attempts to block the spike during the semifinals in singles net. Photo by Pierre Frigon.
Kenny Wins Semifinal Crowds applaud as Kenny Shults wins his way into another singles net final. Photo by Pierre Frigon.
Sam and Steve Practice for the Cameras Sam Conlon and Steve Goldberg practice their mixed doubles freestyle as photographers from ESPN and Sports Illustrated capture their moves. Photo by Pierre Frigon.
La Sc?ne au Parc des ?les A wide view of the preliminary net competition site at the Parc des Iles, next to La Ronde amusement park in Montreal. Photo by Pierre Frigon.
Mulder's in Trouble Sébastien Verdy (left) uses the patented "shtataf!" reverse sole spike against Randy Mulder in the singles net semifinals. Photo by Pierre Frigon.
Toe-Jam, Verdy Style Montréal's Verdy flies high for a "toe-jam" as Mulder watches, preparing for the dig. Photo by Pierre Frigon.
Mid-Air Battle Mulder and Verdy face off in mid-air during the singles net semifinals. Photo by Pierre Frigon.