Monthly Archives: May 2013

meeting Zico

Zico !

27.05.2013, Rio, Barra da Tijuca, Brazil. We’re at the “ Zico Training Center“. What an honor to meet personally ZICO (Arthur Antunes Coimbra), one of the greatest players ever, often called the “white Pelé”. Remembering  ihm and the fantastic Selecao at the World Cup 1982 …

Leme-Copacabana

Rio

24.05.2013 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. We’re in Rio, famous for its beaches, spectatular views and more …

Swiss Ice Hockey WM

SWISS MVPs

19.05.2013, Stockholm, Sweden. Final of the 2013 IIHF World Championship: Sweden-Switzerland 5:1. Unbelievable run by our Swiss ice hockey players (many friends among them: Severin, Philippe, Patrick, Eric, Martin, Simon, Denis, Matthias), with 9 wins in 9 matches…it ends in the final, but history is written! Roman Josi (former SC Bern, now Nashville Predators) wins the MVP award of the tournament!

40th anniversary Summit Series

Hockey Hall of Fame

15.05.2013, Toronto, Canada = also home of the Hockey Hall of Fame at Brookfield Place, home of the Stanley Cup, and actually also home the IIHF (International Ice Hockey Federation) Hall of Fame. We’re lucky to admire a special section dedicated to the 40th anniversary of the legendary “Summit Series” between Canada and USSR (August 1972), showcase of famous champions as Phil Esposito or Vladimir Tretjak…

Blue Stars Cup 2013

Blue Stars 75

15.05.2013 Zürich, Switzerland. 75th anniversary of the Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup, an international youth football tournament. Founded way back in 1898, FC Blue Stars are a Zurich footballing institution. In 1921, the Blue Stars became one of the first clubs in Switzerland to set up a youth section. Some years later, in December 1938, the club launched the Blue Stars annual tournament. Among the young players who became later stars: Nani, Kaka, David Beckham, Paul Scholes and the Neville brothers, Phil and Gary. FIFA took over as patron of the international junior event in 1991, with the change of name to the current Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup following four years later. World football’s governing body and FC Blue Stars Zurich recently extended their cooperation agreement for the Blue Stars/FIFA Youth Cup through to 2016.

Sports Rehab Course 2013

Sports Rehab @ ISAKOS 2013

11.05-14.05.2013, Toronto, Canada. 9th ISAKOS congress. Sports Rehabilitation Course with many international friends: Jay Irrgang, Lynn Snyder-Mackler, Kevin Wilk, May Arna Risberg,  Tim Hewett, George Davies, Karin Gravare Silbernagel, Michale Axe, Keelan Enseki, Moses Cohen, Freddie Fu, Chris Harner, and more …