On August, 31st, the Handball-Specials from Vienna had a trainingsession together with our colleagues from Vorarlberg and – for the first time – with the Rapid Specials-Needs Team. The players of Rapid got a gift from the European Handball Federation, a handball for each player.
Foto by Johann Bauer, made in the ASKÖ Ballsportcenter Bernouliigasse.
On September, 1st, we played in a team together with our friends from Graz against Vorarlberg in Krems.
Here are the links for the downlaod, video by Johann Bauer
Friday, august, 31st there will be an open training for everyone from 2 pm till 4 pm. Together with the Specials from Vorarlberg we are goinig to present Unified-Handball to everyone interested at the location ASKÖ Ballsport Center (1220 Wien, Bernoullistrasse 7-9) thanks to the Wiener Behindertensportverband. All members of the federation may join the training. More information is also provided by Matias Costa on the webpage mehralsfussball
On saturday, september 1st we are going to play the Specials from Vorarlberg at 4 pm in Krems in a Unified-Game. We leave Wien at 11 am with a bus, make a short break in the Wachau (World Heritage), proceed to the sports-hall (3500 Krems, Strandbadstrasse 3) and play. After our match, at 7 pm there will be the match between hometeam Moser Medical UHK Krems and ALPLA HC Hard from Vorarlberg in the first game of the spusu HLA mainround, juniors of both teams will play at 5 pm.
Due to complications with the new floor the Fritz Grassinger-Halle (1150 WIen, Tellgasse 3) will also be closed in september. We hope to be able start training in october!
We are leaving the sportshall for summer and take a handball-break.
We restart our training in september, most likely on the 8th.
If possible, we will play the Handball-Specials Vorarlberg (our colleagues from behind the big mountain) during the Schmelz-Turnier, the biggest Austrian youth handball tournament.
The Vorarlberger Specials will come to Vienna in early september. We definitly will play against them, and afterwards visit a Heurigen together.
We plan a trip to Rovinj (Croatia), were we will be invited by the Mateo Kovacic Foundation again. And of course take part in the Handballmarathon Graz 2019.
We played two games at the event handball-marathon Graz 2018, and here is the link to the video.
We are very grateful to our unified-partners, in the first game two ladies from “Hooters”, one of the sponsors of the event. In the second game two young players from the local handball club UHC Graz.
And another video from the match in Hard on may, 26th with Alex (he is so tall, sometimes he doesn’t fit into the screen …)
Both videos: Johann Bauer.
The Handball-Specials Wien took part in the charity-event “handball-marathon Graz 2018“, where teams of amateurs and professionals, of men and woman, of kids and seniors, of competitive teams and fun-teams played handball for 24 hours to raise money to help families in need. This years event was to support a girl (7 yrs) with Di-George-Syndrom and a boy (2 yrs) with Angelmann-Syndrom.
Pictures of the event can be seen here (link to FLICKR):
friday, june, 8th and saturday, june, 9th