Pien Sanders

 

 

Pien Sanders started playing hockey at Hockeyclub Udenhout at the age of 6 years. She followed in the footsteps of her parents who also played hockey. After several years Pien went to play for HC Tilburg. Then Pien was scouted by hockeyclub Den Bosch  to play at the MC1.

At the age of 15 Pien made her debut to play for the first team and play in the premier league. Pien got her first contract at the age of 16! After the Rio games she was allowed to join the Dutch team and when at the age of 18 she made her debut for the Dutch national team.

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About Pien

Date of birth

06/11/1998

Nationality

Dutch

Current Club

Den Bosch

Current field position

Defender

Player number

11

Stick model name

Brabo Pure Series

The hockeystick of Pien Sanders

Pure Studio Elite WTB Classic Curve

The Brabo Pure Studio Elite WTB CC hockey stick is the choice of various top players like Pien. The 100% Prepreg carbon construction ensures maximum stiffness and a lot of power. In addition, the Pure Studio Elite series is equipped with the new Wave Torsion Box Technology. This exclusive technology ensures optimal torsional rigidity by applying a wave construction in the shaft. On off-center hits, the wave construction corrects to get more redundancy out of your shots. The 24mm CC curve (mid bow) makes it suitable for multiple playing styles.

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Q & A

What is the best advice you ever got and who gave it to you?
The best advice I ever got is that everything I do I have to enjoy to the fullest. This way you get the most out of your life and makes you be the best you can be. I got this advise from my parents when I was young.

What other sport would you like to be great at and have you already tried this? What was you experience with it?
I like Padel a lot and I’ve tried this a few times. It’s really awesome.

What other athlete do you admire and why?
I really admire Usain Bolt because he allways knew who to perform well under pressure.

If you wanted to live in another country, which would is be and why?
I wouldn’t mind living in Spain. Manely because it is still Europe, close to Holland and I can enjoy the sun in a relax atmosphere.

Pien Sanders

 

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