Weather has been a bit of a factor here in Denver for every team participating in the World Championships recently. After warming up twice and even playing fifteen seconds in the first quarter, our game with Italy was yet again delayed.This took us out of our mindset and we came out very flatfooted.
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The men of Israel Lacrosse are absolutely operating at the highest of levels right now in Denver, but nonetheless keeping the weight of the turmoil in the Holy Land on their hearts. It’s hard to play lacrosse halfway across the globe when your friends, family and community are always under constant attack from senseless rocket fire.
The past two days have been filled with lacrosse all day. On the 10th, our day was consumed with preparation for the opening ceremony. The FIL put on a great display of all 38 countries participating and made every team proud to recognize where they’re from. Following the ceremonies, the Chinese players studied the USA vs. Canada game and hoped to learn from the world’s best players.
Team China was just as busy today as we were yesterday, and I’m sure our schedule will be similar throughout the entire tournament. We were able to practice at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Park before scrimmaging Argentina.
Day Five of TLA boot camp was not only productive for the players, who faced Mexico in a scrimmage, but for President Payu Nerngchamnong, who presented the plans for Thailand’s lacrosse stadium to the FIL and other nations.
The National Lacrosse Team of China is in Denver and things are really starting to come together for the 2014 World Lacrosse Championship.
The Dutch have landed in Denver and have set their sights on their first opponent, China. Under the leadership of Neal Powless, Ryan Demorest, Bill Bjorness and Jared Fotis, the Orange are ready to make a push and improve on the 8th position achieved at the last World Championships.
The third day of practice for TLA represented the future of Team Thailand while also reminding the athletes and staff of the country and culture they represent.
Dylan Bassham is back and this time he’s giving us the day by day for the Chinese National Team. Hearing the stories from the player’s perspective is an invaluable resource we’re glad to share.
For today’s Social Sneak Peek, we’re continuing to look at the International Gear posted on lacrosse social media accounts in preparation for the World Lacrosse Championships which start Thursday in Denver.
Men’s lacrosse’s Team USA begins it run toward the gold medal this Thursday nights against Canada. By the looks of the guys’ social media accounts, the bounty of photos show they’re ready.
Thumbing through social media sites, I’ve found a ton of sick international gear to show anyone who hasn’t seen it. We arrive in Denver Tuesday night, so after then we won’t have to turn to social media anymore for sneak peeks!
Just in time for America Day, the US Lacrosse Facebook page has been releasing these killer promo peeks at Team USA’s 23-Man roster for the World Lacrosse Championships this month.
Today, Thailand had its first practice in Peter Barton Stadium on the University of Denver. The team worked hard in the hot sun, with many of the guys playing together for the first time.
ESPN Player, the live and on-demand sports streaming service, is launching a brand new channel to cover the World Lacrosse Championships held July 11-20 in Denver, Colorado for Europe.