Patrick Smith Elena Sotgiu Kyle Pontifex Richard Curtis Maria Lopez de Eguilaz Abratte Agustin Ashlee Wells Jackie Kintzer Alesha Widdall Sally Rutherford Savita Kim Platten Nicolas Jacobi Juan Manuel Vivaldi Sreejesh P R Yogita Bali Philippe Thiltges Salman Akbar Sam van der Ven Lukas Graser Saskia van Duivenboden Maria de los Angeles Ruiz Castillo Rachael Lynch Anne Veenendaal Aisling D'Hooghe Maria Belen Succi Lisa Schneider Kristina Reynolds Amelia Gibson Rajani Etimarpu Claudia Schuler Imran Butt Hanli Hattingh Joyce Sombroek Amelie Klaumuenzer George Enersen Laura Del Colle Adrian Henriquez Haug Sanani Mangisa Rodrigo Faustino Beatriz Wirth Kaitlyn Williams Anelle van Deventer Alfredo Mella David Carter
Abratte Agustin Adrian Henriquez Haug Aisling D'Hooghe Alesha Widdall Alfredo Mella Amelia Gibson Amelie Klaumuenzer Anelle van Deventer Anne Veenendaal Ashlee Wells Beatriz Wirth Claudia Schuler David Carter Elena Sotgiu George Enersen
Hanli Hattingh Imran Butt Jackie Kintzer Joyce Sombroek Juan Manuel Vivaldi Kaitlyn Williams Kim Platten Kristina Reynolds Kyle Pontifex Laura Del Colle Lisa Schneider Lukas Graser Maria Belen Succi Maria de los Angeles Ruiz Castillo Maria Lopez de Eguilaz
What club you play for: AHTC Wien
What country you play for: Austria
Great achievements:2007: Promotion to the EuroHockey Nations Championship in Lissabon (POR), participation at the 2009 Men's EuroHockey Nations Championship in Amsterdam (NED), 3rd place at the 2011 Men's Indoor Hockey World Cup in Poznan (POL)
Hobbies: Hockey, Lifting, Mountain Biking, Movies, Cooking
International Debut: 1996 U16 National team, 2004 Men's National Team
International Caps: About 40
Best Memory: Saving the three most important pentaly strokes during the penalty shoot out in the semi final against Suisse in Lissabon 2009, and consequently getting promoted to the EuroHockey Nations Championship in Amsterdam!
List of gear you use and why?: Obo Robo Kickers/Legguards: Perfect shape, high agility ♦ Obo Robo Body Amour: High Agility, light weight ♦ Obo CK Helmet ---> Safety First! Inexorable protection of your head ♦ Obo Fatboy: Light weight but enough power to save hard strokes
Hockey Aspirations: Win every single game and let in as few goals as possible - What else would you really play for?
Life Aspirations: Success in your profession, healthiness, fitness (also at a higer age), a working relationship, building a family
Advice for young goalkeepers: There might be periods of time where no hockey practice is fun and your motivation is down to zero. Get through these periods, keep on practicing and one day it'll all pay off