Maria de los Angeles Ruiz Castillo Aisling D'Hooghe Kaitlyn Williams Hanli Hattingh Rachael Lynch Juan Manuel Vivaldi Yogita Bali Abratte Agustin Joyce Sombroek Alesha Widdall Patrick Smith Adrian Henriquez Haug Ashlee Wells Beatriz Wirth Saskia van Duivenboden Philippe Thiltges Kim Platten Elena Sotgiu Nicolas Jacobi Alfredo Mella Amelia Gibson Maria Belen Succi Rodrigo Faustino Savita Maria Lopez de Eguilaz Kyle Pontifex Sanani Mangisa Richard Curtis Claudia Schuler Sally Rutherford Salman Akbar Anelle van Deventer Sreejesh P R Imran Butt Kristina Reynolds Laura Del Colle Rajani Etimarpu Amelie Klaumuenzer Jackie Kintzer Lukas Graser Lisa Schneider Sam van der Ven David Carter Anne Veenendaal George Enersen
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