The round robin is finally over. Nine games over six days for six wins, two draws and a loss means that we finished third in our side of the draw. A quarterfinal appointment with Colombia is locked in.
Tagged: UWH Worlds 2013
The Australian Elite teams arrived in Eger nearly a week ago. Anticipation builds and builds so that by the time the competition actually comes around you are a bundle of nervous energy. The trick is not letting those nerves affect your game.
The international weirdo convention that is the 2013 Underwater Hockey World Championships is about to kick off. Hundreds of like-minded people from around the world will converge on the little town of Egar in Hungary to scuffle about on the bottom of a pools.
A little comic depicting the everyday problems for your typical Underwater Hockey player.
Athletes are motivated by all kinds of things but from my perspective, sport, particularly at the elite level, is the pursuit of satisfaction. Those rare moments when the stars align and you find yourself at the pinnacle of your chosen pursuit provides a fleeting but deeply fulfilling glimpse of soul savouring satisfaction.
The low down from the 2009 Asian Underwater Hockey Championships.
Despite my obvious physical disabilities as well as my genetic disposition toward alcohol I have managed to achieve something worthwhile in my life, as I am now a World Champion.