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INTERVIEW | BERRIE HOMMEL

I got to know Powerchair Hockey via the gym lessons in school. I liked it because it’s a team sport and I’m able to sport despite my handicap. My specialty was making goals. I wanted to win everything I could as a player, and I did.  My best moment was in 1998, when I won the world cup in my own country. I also had lots of fun on our way to the ... More

INTERVIEW | MAARTEN CLAES

I got to know Powerchair Hockey via a teacher of my elementary school, she knew the sport and introduced me to it. What I love so much about it, is the fact that you can sweat on the field and you will cool down because of driving so fast on the field. Just kidding. Just like a lot of other sports, Powerchair Hockey is a team sport. I like the fact that ... More

CLASSIFIERS FOR THE 2018 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP ANNOUNCED

We are pleased to announce the team of classifiers that will carry out the classification procedure at the 2018 IPCH World Championship. The team with chief classifier, Kees Van Breukelen, in the lead comes from The Netherlands, Switzerland, Spain, Finland, Italy and Australia. More

INTERVIEW | JÖRG DIEHL

At my school, a Powerchair Hockey workshop was offered and since I’ve always been interested in sports, I participated. I got a new wheelchair back then but as my mother was afraid it could be damaged, she forbade me to play Powerchair Hockey. Of course I continued playing secretly. Only when I went to a boarding school two years later, I could play on ... More

INTERVIEW | NELSON BRAILLARD

I discovered Powerchair Hockey in 2008. The first team of the French part of Switzerland was created by M. Degonda, The Whirldrivers Lausanne. M. Degonda asked me if I was interested to try this new exciting sport. I tried it and never stopped. I have played 8 years for Whirldrivers Lausanne and now I’m playing since 2016 for Torpedo Ladenburg in Germany, ... More

OBSERVERS & JURY MEMBERS FOR THE 2018 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP ANNOUNCED

We're happy to annonce the Observers and Jury Members for the IPCH World Championship 2018! More

INTERVIEW | CLAUDIO COMINO

I got to know Powerchair Hockey in February 2013 thanks to some of my friends, because they were already playing this wonderful sport. I have always wanted to play a team sport, so I immediately liked it. I have met a lot of people and now I have more friends. My favorite player is Andrea Felicani, because we have a special feeling in and out of the ... More

REFEREES FOR THE 2018 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP ANNOUNCED

We are pleased to announce the appointed referees for the IPCH World Championship 2018! We have a great team of very competent referees to make sure all matches are played fair and according to the game rules. More

INTERVIEW | DENNIS VAN DEN BOOMEN

I joined my primary school hockey team in 1994 thanks to my gymnastics teacher who suggested me to start. She thought I would do well.   I can put everything into this sport, so everything falls into place. I love it when I work hard and my passes work out the way I want it to. My main drive is that I can push myself and my teammates to the limit, to ... More

NEW 2018 SPORT CONGRESS DOCUMENTS RELEASED

We have released new documents for the 2018 Sport C0ngress, that will take place in Lignano Sabbiadoro right after the World Championship. The documents include nominees, agenda and motions. You can find all documents for the Sport Congress here.   More