Tag Archives: Spain

Terrassa: The Hockey Talent Factory

Terrassa is probably one of the most important hockey towns in the world. In our 250.000 population- city, we have 1 Olympian player for every 2.000 citizens. We just have 5 hockey clubs here, being Atlètic Terrassa, Club Egara, and CD Terrassa its big representatives. However, we’ve been producing some of the best hockey athletes […]

ROCÍO YBARRA: FROM GETXO TO THE WORLD WITH THE SPANISH «FURIA»


Born in Getxo, Bilbao, Spain, Rocío Ybarra had her family name to play for. The legendary number 3 had a long trip between Olympic Games, World Cups, and experiencing German and Dutch leagues, and now she’s back to Spain and to her hometown. After 266 caps (the most capped player for Spain) had to decide […]

David Alegre ‘El Crack Español’

Who is David Alegre? Living hockey as lifestyle with passion. I’m 32 years old and I have studied Journalism and a Master in Sport Management at Johan Cruyff Institute. Player of RC Polo de Barcelona since 2011, and I played 2 years for Orange Zwart in Holland. I have lived a dream 4 times: Athens […]

Gloria ‘Pinkie’ Comerma

Who is Gloria Comerma? I guess in this interview, I’m a hockey player from Spain, now playing in Belgium for Waterloo Ducks. Graduated in advertising and public relations, marketing digital and social media management. Fan of travelling, family and Instagram 😉 How did you start playing hockey? I was been born in Terrassa (Barcelona) in […]

A real Dutch coach: Sjoerd Marijne

Who is Sjoerd Marijne? I have been 10 years player in the first team of Den Bosch and have been 14 year coach of several teams. Besides that I have a family with 4 children and a company called ML Hockey Support what I am doing together with Raoul Ehren (coach of Den Bosch ladies).  We have the dream to let every child […]

Rio2016 Preview by Carlos Garcia Cuenca

My dear friends! Just some moments before the start of the Olympic Games we all look forward to live once again, the biggest event that any lover of our sport can experience. Like the Hockey World Cup, the Olympics are held only every four years, which makes the wait and expectations even higher. We are […]

Bosco ‘Bossy’ Pérez-Pla

Who is Bosco Pérez-Pla? Bosco is an Spanish international player with 110 caps that is training hard to achieve his dream, play the Olympic Games in Rio 2016. Actually, Im back in Madrid playing for my home club, Club de Campo, after 2 amazing years at HGC playing the dutch league, the best league of […]

‘El Porter’ Pol Garcia-Cascón

Who is Pol Garcia-Cascon?I’m just a normal guy who loves to play hockey. I also enjoy watching football or reading some biographies. I’m 30 years old and I work as an export manager for an Spanish company in the French market. I’m finally living again at my hometown Terrassa after 2 years in the Canary […]

Marc ‘jugón’ Sallés

Who is Marc Salles? I live in Matadepera, a small village next to Terrassa (Barcelona). I have studied business administration. Since very young I like to practice and discover more sports than hockey. I play golf, moto racing, skateboard, surf, snowboard and many more because I enjoy the feeling of getting better and the adrenaline you […]

Where are we heading? | Australia 2.0

Looking back to the World Cup in Den Haag: what a beautiful, well organized, colorful and massive tournament. Hopefully a turning point for this exquisite sport! Lately, mostly in the last decade hockey suffered innumerous changes, some for the benefit of the game and others for the sake (need) of a bigger popularity around the […]