Friday 10 Jun 2016 - 09.00
virginia beach ocean
Thursday 18th of October 2018
Beach Hockey History
Beach Hockey was created in the summer of 2004 on the beach of Scheveningen the same like Beach Soccer and Beach Volleyball .
With a larger, soft ball turned out that this beach version for a challenge and spectacle can provide.
Floris Jan Bovelander organized in that year the first official Dutch Championship on the beach of Scheveningen and the sport was an instant success.
From 2005 the KNHB acknowledges Beach Hockey and really start living with a beach tour along the beaches of Zandvoort, Ameland, Noordwijk and Wijk aan Zee, and every year the finals take place at Scheveningen Beach Stadium. There are now more than 15 beach fields constructed in the country at various hockey clubs and there are also preliminary rounds and tournments played. To date, over 3,000 hockey games every summer Beach Hockey.
The highlight of Beach Hockey was in 2014 to be as parallel to the World Cup Hockey in The Hague the World Cup Beach Hockey in Scheveningen.