Frescobol - a fun racket sport with a cooperative gameplay

Frescobol – Spaß, Spiel und Sport mit kooperativem Ansatz

Magst Du Frescobol? Selbst wenn Du mit dem Namen nicht sofort etwas anfangen kannst, hast Du es vermutlich schon einmal gespielt. Denn bei uns ist die aus Brasilien kommende Funsportart, die in ganz Europa laufend neue Anhänger gewinnt, besser unter der Bezeichnung Beachball bekannt. Du willst mehr über die besondere Verbindung von Sport, Spiel und Spaß wissen, bei der es nur Gewinner gibt? Dann lies einfach weiter!

April 17, 2021
Stichworte: Frescobol Sports
How Frescobol changed Brazil during World War II

How Frescobol changed Brazil during World War II

It was the 21th of April in 1945 and still during Second World War when Lian Pontes de Carvalho invented frescobol right in the heart of Copacabana Beach. It was building no. 1496 of Atlantic Avenue, right at the corner to Duvivier Street, where the carpenter had his little business running.
Januar 11, 2019
Stichworte: Frescobol
Frescobol – a name dedicated to the gringos?

Frescobol – a name dedicated to the gringos?

It is not only Europeans using the term frescobol for beachball nowadays. And independently of the usage of this term, Frescobol was originally arised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The cariocas, the inhabitants of Brazil, say that the term is devoted to the gringos, a quite depractory word for foreigners in Brazil. And there is indeed a plausible explanation of how the term FRESCOBOL originated in the late 40s in Rio de Janeiro.
Januar 07, 2019
Stichworte: Frescobol