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Andy Di Francesco, Argentina: “Fighting with the best is the way to grow”

Andy Di Francesco, Argentina: “Fighting with the best is the way to grow”

    We are expecting to form two teams for “5 vs 5”. We have the people, but as before, the economic situation is no better. Also, we have two boys ready for “1 vs 1”, but their participation will depend on the final test, because they are more important for the “5 vs 5” category.   By the way, this year I will represent Argentina in the “Triathlon” category,…

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Di Francesco, Argentina: “Let’s show everyone what we are capable of,”

Di Francesco, Argentina: “Let’s show everyone what we are capable of,”

    …or “How I spent "Battle of the Nations"-2014”   We used to fight, work hard and achieve goals, we learned to sacrifice much to achieve them, and it’s OK. But every time you get an achievement, you cannot believe at first, however silly it may sound.   I do not remember everything in detail, only some episodes... I looked at my hands in gauntlets, listened to my breathing,…

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Andy Di Francesco, Argentina: “One day we will be on the top”

Andy Di Francesco, Argentina: “One day we will be on the top”

  We have a lot of new fully armored fighters who were training hard to be ready for this BotN. But Argentina still has economic problems, as it was in 2013… The tickets are almost 3 times more expensive than last year… Only 5 fighters can afford themselves to go to Croatia… So, we’ll have the minimum of fighters again. This is our way… Each step means blood, sweat and…

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Argentine joined ranks of commentators of “Battle of the Nations”-2014 online broadcast

Argentine joined ranks of commentators of “Battle of the Nations”-2014 online broadcast

  Meet Miguel Garcia, our new commentator. He will work for the Spanish audience of the HMB World Championship "Battle of the Nations"-2014. Miguel will comment upon the online broadcast of the Championship in written form, because he won’t be present at the event due to some reasons.   "I did not expect to be chosen for the post, but I sent my resume. Now I'm in the team of…

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Female marshals might appear at “Battle of the Nations”-2014

Female marshals might appear at “Battle of the Nations”-2014

  Organizers of "Battle of the Nations" are considering the possibility of women’s participation in the marshal team.   The information was conveyed by Anton Trubnikov, HMBIA President.   "It’s still an open question. It will be discussed at a summit which is to be held in Prague on May 9-11. So far, we’ve had no women in the marshal team, but we’ve also had no official women's category. Now…

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