A great afternoon, with music and celebrations for all citizens of Region Rotterdam who participated in Rio during the Paralympic Games. Thanks Rotterdam Topsport for the organisation! Together with some close friends we enjoyed the magnificent SS Rotterdam. What a historical momument in my hometown.
Last Sunday I got invited to watch Feyenoord play Roda JC in the Kuip Rotterdam. As ambassador of the Dirk Kuyt Foundation I love to watch Dirk play and with a 5-0 win, we couldn’t ask for anything more. Of course I brought my bronze medal and we had to make a medal selfie! A fabulous[…]
Semi finals There we were. Ready to play the semi final against our rival Germany. Pretty exited, will we manage to show what we can. Of course! Reality unfortunately turned out differently. Our defense was great and we kept the German team at a low score. In our offence we had troubles. No ball fell in the[…]
We start our tournament with group games. In both groups 1 to 4 continue to the quarter finals. After 2 easy games and wins against Algeria and France we got to play USA on the 3rd game day. Finally a game at high level and we were looking forward to it. Unfortunately it didn’t work out as[…]
How good it feels to finally get back on court after a few resting and travel days. Feels like it has been 3 week, while it’s just 3 days. The practise court is close to the village, so we get there in 5 min. But we don’t get to start untill the balls get on[…]
Finally, 1st september has arrived, we are heading to Rio! The day starts early, around 6.30 I get into the car to go to the airport. The press is awaiting us. Great to see that there are so many. Then we are off to the check-in desk. Great coordination by KLM, cause it doesn’t take long[…]