The origin of a passion for hockey
Antoine kina, son of famous hockey coach Pascal Kina, was born with a stick in his hands. From a young age, he got to know the sport to his best ability. He fell in love with the sport and made it to the Gantoise team and the national team, with whom he conquered the Hockey World Cup in 2018. A major achievement. Ambre Ballenghien also chooses, at a younger age, the game with the stick and the ball. She loved the sport from the beginning and excelled at it. Her way of playing created a strong impact in the hockey world via the Hockey Premier League and the European Championship. When we ask about their ambition, we get a clear answer. Antoine: "The Olympics, that's the ultimate ambition. Thanks to Gantoise's professional infrastructure, anything is possible. Friends and family help and support me in my race for the gold." And Ambre confirms: "Indeed, the Olympic Games, that's the goal. It's possible through the program and the vision of Gantoise: with two teams in the top four of the Belgian competition, we are already very far in realizing our ambitions."