a true social awareness
Jill has decided to share her time and follow the young generation of field hockey players. She offers them advice and great moments of sports with numerous training sessions. 100% women players. With advertising campaigns like #GirlsOnly and #GirlPower, with
Jill is also the creator and founder of the belgian association Sport2be, which helps underprivileged children to access sports. Jill brings field hockey to disabled people and disadvantaged cities areas.
For Jill, sports is beautiful when it is open to everyone: there is a place for everyone on the field… Jill tries to help evolve opinions. Just like #UnitedKidsOfDecathlon from the OneBlueTeam. Social inclusion with sports for all children.
Over 302 caps for Belgium.
Captain of her National team during the London 2012 Olympics.
First international field hockey to join the Korok - Dita project.
a committed player
“Down with racism!”, wrote Terrance Pieters in a newspaper article. First field hockey player from a visible minority group to play in the Dutch men's squad. Terrance has been inspired by the actions against racism in sports organised by Memphis Depay and Denzel Dumfries. His interview breaks a taboo.
Why should the colour of his skin change the way he practises sport? So why does he hear: “Cover that black!” or “Stop that black!” when he plays? Coming from his opponents. Or why do his teammates call him: “Negro”? For a long time, Terrance kept this problem away from him and even denied it -he admitted. From now on, he takes action immediately when the problem occurs. Why? To initiate a real awareness, even if he can't change everyone's opinion. We,
a strong and down to earth player
Just like Jill, Thomas is one of the pioneers of the
Runner-up at the Olympic Games.
Captain of the Belgian national team