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Zellema Mot

Zellema Mot

Q: What is motivating you for 2019?

A: Having my sister back on the field with me after her injury really motivates me to work hard this season and to see what we can achieve together!

Q: What does your training regiment look like?

A: I’m starting to get into the habit of going to the gym working on plyometrics and strength. I play 2-3 days of ultimate every week which is really helping my cardio.

Q: Who inspires you on your team and in the ultimate community as a whole?

A: Laura Mason has been such an inspiration for me throughout my ultimate career. She has always been someone I looked up to even before my career with traffic. She’s such a dominant player with so much heart, it's an honor to say that she’s now my teammate!

Q: What is your mindset when you take the field?

A: My mindset when I take the field is clear and focused. When I'm in the zone, I play my best.

Q:  What do you do outside of ultimate?

A: Outside of ultimate, I study Criminology and also work in fashion hoping to one day make some of my own clothes!

Q: What is something you are very passionate about that you think people should be more educated on?

A: Find a hobby or skill that you enjoy and foster it. I love playing sports, I am quite lucky to be naturally athletic. Ultimate was a sport that I have fostered and love to play.

Q: What tournaments are you attending this year?

A: This year I’m attending Worlds in Germany with Team Canada and CUC/USAU series hopefully with Traffic!

Q: What are your goals for 2019?

A: Being my last cycle of U24 I’m motivated to work hard to win gold with my ladies representing Canada!

Q: What are three pieces of advice you would tell yourself when you first started play?

  1. Work hard and encourage others.
  2. Be confident! The biggest opponent that could take you down is yourself.
  3. Be modest in victory and gracious in defeat.

Q: What does better than ever mean to you?

A: Better than ever means to always bring out the best in yourself and others.