After the match the real work for Anne and the other players starts. The fans want autographs. And they get it. VIERZEHNEINHALB queued up in the row and got one for itself.
"What does VIERZEHNEINHALB (FOURTEEN-AND-A-HALF) actually mean?" We heard this question a lot during the last months. Insider and fans know immediately what is meant, but newcomer sometimes struggle with the title of our project. Mareike Miller explains the unusual but important number.
How fit is the team? Every year the BG Baskets have to do a medical check-up. Doc Sascha Kluge and his team of the BG Klinikum in Hamburg test the general shape of the players and do a performance diagnostics.
Extreme blooper during selection camp of the female german national team. While Andrea Seyerl and Maya Lindholm working out (one more, one less) athletics coach Dennis is flying high. Linda Dahle could dodge quickly. Luckily nobody got hurt and the team could laugh about the crash. Our advice: put your helmets on!
Under the basket it really gets down to business. Asael Shabo lands rudely on the aluminum tube of the opponent's wheelchair. Fortunately, nothing bad happened - except for a cracked rib.
Vasily Kochetkov the Baskets' topscorer. While practice he even puts it in from half court sitting in his wheelchair - this guy! He keeps calm and stays cool anyway. New nickname: Iceman.
Ali Ahmadi is an incredible player. He scored for his national team for about 17 years and played for clubs in Spain and Italy. Since this season he wears the Baskets' jersey. He is a gain for the team not only because of his experience. He has got some pretty nice skills.
Karlis got stunning arm muscles. They are heavy. Going to the gym is - as for all the players of the Baskets - routine for the Latvian. But Karlis pull-ups are unbeatable.
Pretty insane. When she was a teenager, Anne would love to do bungee jumping. But than "something" happend. Because of her handicap the bungee jump was too dangerous. But Anne is not a kind of women who easily quit her dreams. That's how the idea was born to leave out the rope and going to greater heights.
The film project VIERZEHNEINHALB joins the wheelchair basketball team of the BG Baskets Hamburg over the 17/18 season. A story about way more than sport. Nine players, seven different countries and countless of unique stories. But how does those different characters become a team? The single players with his or her own moving backgrounds have to build a unit, because cohesion only makes them capable of success. Get to know the athletes and join them on their challange. By the...