First West German Championships in Essen at the seaside beach only the best of the best may participate in food’s largest sand box: 16 women’s and men’s teams will fight for the title of the West German of master beach volleyball. On August 17 and 18, the seaside beach on the Baldeneysee becomes the volleyball arena. For months, the beach volleyball duo at the tournaments in NRW very diligently collect leaderboard points. Lot of sweat flowed since then on the beach courts of borken Monchengladbach and Bonn to Munster. With toned bodies hechteten the players and players through the sand, braving rain and heat and belting out the colorful leather in the opposing field. All with the a goal: reaching the West German Championship. The finale in Essen is the cream of the crop for the creme de la creme of Beacher. It is certainly something very special this year.
For the first time, the West German championship in beach volleyball, not as in the last years in Munster, but in food is delivered. A premiere! And what for one: the seaside beach on the Baldeneysee receives the beach volleyball cracks on four courts surrounded by a 250 m long and 35 m wide beach with 5,000 tons of fine quartz sand and more than 100 real Palm trees. Santa Monica says hello. There, on the California coast, the beach volleyball hype was around 90 years ago. Meanwhile, the former fun sports Olympic and Germany has to have even competed with Julius Brink and Jonas Radke since last year. This sport has its own fascination,”confirmed the fresh-baked Beach guard of the West German volleyball Federation, Bjorn Thoenes by the TV Heiligenhaus. The first major act of the volunteers: He must ensure that the Westdeutsche Championship smoothly.
Top-class sport with flying bodies and balls in the sand awaits visitors to the Championships. It is also clear: departs the post in addition to the courts at tournaments. Rousing music and the amount of fueling the players with the Mexican wave. This is an experience for the assets as well as for the Audience”, says Bjorn Thoenes. “He needs to know it: Finally he mixed up last year even with the West Germans” in the sand. Now, he’s an enthusiastic audience, when it comes to points, prize money and the coveted title of course.