We broke the GUINNESS WORLD RECORD for the longest field hockey game! Playing for 51 hours straight from April 29th 5:30PM to May 1st 8:04PM at Forsyth Country Day School, two teams of fourteen players finished the game to beat the previous official record of 40 hours in England. This is the first world record for field hockey in the United States. Congrats players and thank you fans! For more images from the event, look-up #ncfhworldrecord on social media.
News Articles on the event:
June 20, 2014 Commemorating the birth of the modern Olympic Games, Olympic Day is not only a celebration, but an international effort to promote fitness and well-being in addition to the Olympic ideals of Fair Play, Perseverance, Respect and Sportsmanship. It is celebrated annually during the month of June, by thousands of people in more than 160 countries. Last year, more than 200,000 Americans celebrated Olympic Day by participating in 832 Olympic Day events hosted in 690 cities across all 50 states. Americans also celebrated in 10 overseas locations, making last year the most successful Olympic Day celebration ever in the United States.
This year, NC Triad Field Hockey Club is hosting Olympic Day with field hockey Olympian Michelle Kasold. Come out on Friday, June 20th, for a field hockey clinic at Wake Forest University.
June 23, 2013 Thank you to our friends from Pakistan who came to visit for a clinic at Wake Forest University. The U.S. State Department is using sports as the vehicle to improve women’s rights worldwide by showing young girls what their true potential is. It’s called sports diplomacy.
"A group of field hockey players from Pakistan is here in the Piedmont this week where the learning is a two-way street."
FOX News Video: http://myfox8.com/2013/06/24/field-hockey-players-from-pakistan-visit-piedmont/