Towards the end 2011, I started playing bike polo after graduating from college in the midwest. During that time, I was seeking refuge within a social community, coincidently bike polo presented itself to me like an oasis in the desert. My story is not unique amongst those who have chosen to be a part of this sport. Relatively small and obscure still, there are few communities that allow for as much individual ownership as bike polo. The rules are generated by the community, tournaments are structured by clubs, there is always an available couch for travel; therefore, staying consistent within your polo community, eventually you will be acquainted with almost every player in the game.
To Be Determined is a personal photography project, focusing on the people of bike polo, their quiet bond, and the strength of character. Each individual brings their unique qualities to create a distinctive community. The past few years have allowed the sport to flourish. With the progression of bike polo and the community, this documentary is destined to include many more of the individuals that are creating the sport and community one joust at a time.