Creating angles to see through players is a vital skill for umpires on the pitch but here, Ayanna McClean talks about how the video camera angles can make or break a video referral decision. In the clip, she goes on to chat about how she double-checks on big decisions so she knows she has the right information for the on-field umpires. This is crunch time in a game with a goal award on the line and you get to hear her talk through how she made the decision. Fascinating!
For more insights into video umpiring, Ayanna's full #UmpireAtHome episode can be found here.
#UmpireAtHome explores issues facing hockey umpires right now, and through discussion, explores umpiring skills and how to interpret the rules of hockey in a way that best serves the game.