- Who are you?
My name is Pien, I am 20 years old and I come from Eindhoven. In daily life I am a part-time digital content creator and I also study communications at Fontys University of Applied Sciences in Eindhoven.
- What do you like so much about sports?
Team sports have always been a passion. Because in a team sport you not only participate to exercise, but also to meet new people. You make new friends and maintain your social contacts. I also feel like I have some sort of weekly “obligation” to exercise. This keeps me active and is good for my fitness.
- What is your favorite sport and why?
My favorite sport is hockey. I played hockey myself from the age of 6 to the age of 18 and I always enjoyed it very much. Hockey has always been in my family. My parents played hockey at a high level and my brother still plays hockey at a serious level. We also had a hockey field in my backyard where I could practice a lot. So I was introduced to hockey from an early age.
- What made you want to work for FIKAGEAR?
Like many of my peers, I grew up with social media. I also study communications and have played hockey for a large part of my life. This comes together at FIKAGEAR, where I can also rely on personal experience with a number of FIKAGEAR products. Namely with the ball bags, balls and masks. The idea behind the ball bag is very useful, because I still remember having to collect all the balls after training and count them one by one to check if it was complete.
After visiting HOD several times and seeing teams training with the hockey5s boarding, I thought this looked nice. I have now tried it myself and am a big fan! The ball rarely goes out of bounds, so the game continues for much longer with many ball contacts, with everyone constantly involved. Dit maakt het spel een stuk leuker. That’s why I started working for FIKAGEAR. Fancy!