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Heidi Løke: Never give up!

Heidi Løke: Never give up!

Photo: Márta Kállai

Heidi Løke (Győri Audi ETO KC) – the world’s best handball player in 2011 – could be announced from today as author of the book “Heidi Løke – Gi aldri opp” (Heidi Löke-Never give up). The book describes how Heidi went from being pushed to the edge at age of twelve to become the world’s best handball player. The book is published only in Norwegian.

The book also grabs hold of the transition to Györ and what followed after that, the resignation of Karl Erik Böhn as coach in Larvik HK and what were  Heidi’s  feelings around this.

Here you can read a  short part of the book:

“11. august 2012. Olympic champion, 10 000 people on the stands. Here I stand alone in the bathroom for a moment. The girls are preparing to the party finishing their make-up. The atmosphere is electric. We won in the end. I put on the red dress that really is a bit too big, but  we have got this from the Norwegian Olympic Committee. I am proud. Maybe my make-up is too intense? I hear laughter from the girls, but I prefer to be alone. “Is Mette-Marit coming at the party?” -I hear one of the girls asking. Suddenly it is quiet and I’m back to another time. I’m in a wardrobe in Germany in 2001. Lübeck. Sport-class in high school is on  school trip. I, a girl whom few have believed. I, who sat on the bench in the girls 12, I  think that my dad had three jobs, so me and my six brothers and sisters beeing able to get everything we need. I think of my mom who was always there. I think back on the last ten minutes of Lübeck on this match without spectators. Perhaps it was here I  have decided? Perhaps it was here that I became anything else than  Frank’s sister.”

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Hungarian living in Norway with a great passion for handball, primarly women handball. Travels all over the world to follow handball matches and tournaments and to write good articles on this website.

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