Penguin Of The Year


The eighth edition of the Penguin Of The Year award was presented at the closing ceremony of the World Games in Szombathely, Hungary, on July 11, 2009.

This the 8th award was presented for the first time to a player from Germany.
Christian Treis was the lucky and surprised winner to the great enthusiasm of the German delegation.

Here are some photos of the award winners:

All award winners 2009


Penguin Of The Year 2009
Given to the player with the best "Penguin spirit", meaning
good sportsmanship and perfect social skills.

Christian Treis, Germany

(Photo: Balasz Toth http://www.inter-crosse.hu)

In addition to the grand award following minor awards were presented:

Penguin Rookie Of The Year 2009
Given to the player attending his/her first World Games and
that best meets the "Penguin Of The Year" criteria.


Lucie Prokopičov, Czech Republic

(Photo: Balasz Toth http://www.inter-crosse.hu)

Clumsy Penguin Of The Year 2009
To a player for handling an awkward situation as it suits
an intercrosse player: with a glint in the eye.

Picked a fight with the floor - the floor won.

Birk Berger, Germany

(Photo: Balasz Toth http://www.inter-crosse.hu)

Naughty Penguin Of The Year
Simply for being naughty...


Inga Robbel, Germany

(Photo: Balasz Toth http://www.inter-crosse.hu)

Penguin Of The Year 2009 - Leffe's Choice Award
To a player for exraordinary enthusiasm and
achievements in the spirit of intercrosse.


Piroska Bgi, Hungary

(Photo: Balasz Toth http://www.inter-crosse.hu)

Special "Penguin Zombie" Award
For wandering the streets of Szombatehly with
no idea where he is going.

Achille Guiot, Switzerland

(Photo: Balasz Toth http://www.inter-crosse.hu)