Hamburg Wasser World Triathlon. The world's biggest tri. The spectacular and highlight packed course leads Elite Men’s and Women’s Athletes through the city center of Hamburg.
Bora-hansgrohe has been participating in international cycling races since 2010, initially as a Continental Team, especially in the UCI Europe Tour. At the beginning, the American IT company NetApp was the name sponsor. In the 2011 season, the team was given the status of UCI Professional Continental Team for the first time. It merged with the British team Endura Racing to form Team NetApp-Endura in 2013. With Peter Sagan, Bora-Hansgrohe currently has the world's most popular cyclist in its squad.
Critics like to smile at them, but fans regard them as the legitimate successors of the Beatles: The significance of the British teen sensation of the nineties may be debated, but not its success in the charts.
Twilight of the gods seen differently. That's what happened with "Ring & Wrestling", the operanovela in five parts. In the ring of the opera stabile of the Staatsoper Hamburg were not only wrestlers, but also a few Nibelungen. Richard Wagner would surely have gone to bed with a satisfied smile.
In 2010, BrewDog threw open the doors to the first UK BrewDog bar - a beacon for those fanatical about craft beer in the city of Aberdeen. Since then Brewdog have lit more beacons in cities around the world, each one mainlining the same passion and spirit as the forerunner. Since June 2019 also in St. Pauli.
High performance cycling apparel. Born in Barcelona, made for the world. Coming soon!
The Rapha Prestige challenges small amateur teams to take on an unsupported and unmarshalled adventure across stunning terrain, riding and finishing as a team. The 2018 series took me to Mallorca. Here are the highlights.
Pivo Deinert is a reserved, quiet person in a loudly roaring music business. One to seek and discover. His modesty often leads him to underestimate and yet it distinguishes him so much on the other hand. As a person, as an artist, as a companion.
Nils Politt is a professional road racing cyclist from Germany, currently riding for Team Katusha-Alpecin.
Each Casa Cook Hotel is a passion project; they fit seamlessly together, but are never the same. They want to inspire with architecture and design that feels both: cosmopolitan and down-to-earth. They’re full of character and comfort, and surprise with details that may be tiny, but are so thoughtful that you’ll feel you’re in the home of a friend. Deeply inspired by the Greek idea of “parea” – the celebration of people coming together and sharing good times – it’s at the heart of the Casa Cook Hotels.
Blue Man Group is like the heartbeat of Berlin: Intense, innovative, and creative. And, of course, a little crazy as well. Blue Man Group cannot be pigeonholed, but that is exactly what makes the show so unique.
I love to shoot people. That says it all.
Since 1997 the Musical Tanz der Vampire has captivated the audience. The unprecedented mixture of ambiguous humour and comforting horror, coupled with the opulent music of Jim Steinman and the imaginative direction of the Oscar-winning Roman Polanski, is now in its twentieth year. Since its world premiere on 4 October, the play, which is based on Polanski's film success of the same name, has been played in thirteen countries.
In May 2019 I got the chance to take pictures for Orange Blue at their Single-Release & Comeback-Concert in the wonderful St. Pauli Theater in Hamburg. I was allowed to move freely on stage – but don't worry: only with a camera, not with a microphone.
Orange Blue's incomparable success story begins in 2000: with over 400,000 sales of the first single released, the second longest chart performance of the year and over 250,000 sales of the first album, the first two records achieve Gold Status. Vince Bahrdt and Volkan Baydar have sold over one million records to date as 'Orange Blue' with 18 singles, EPs and albums.
Rock & Wrestling is a subcultural wrestling show in Hamburg and Zurich. As with professional wrestling, characters are created that are embodied by wrestlers. They compete against each other in pairs and perform a choreographed fight in advance, from which a wrestler emerges as the winner. The event will be accompanied by a moderator as well as performances by bands before the fights and during the break. Not to forget: A lot of beer flows and flies.
Noost is a young company from northern Germany, that builds individual titanium bikes. Whether on the road or off the asphalt, a NOOST always offers the best in terms of performance and style.
Around 9,000 ship calls per year, almost 300 berths and a total of 43 kilometers of quay for seagoing vessels, more than 2,300 freight trains per week, four state-of-the-art container terminals, three cruise terminals and around 50 facilities specialized in handling roro and breakbulk and all kinds of bulk cargoes, along with about 7,300 logistics companies within the city limits – these are just a few of the factors making the Port of Hamburg to one of the world's most flexible, high-performance universal ports.
Russian sea cadets who anchored with their sailing ships Kruzenshtern, Mir and Sedov in Hamburg for the 830th harbour birthday. Russia Ahoy!
In 1995, Gordon and Raphael were the first DJs in Germany who consistently mixed original disco vinyl with the latest house music and used this as a form of protest against the techno monotony existing at that time. Now, it is impossible to imagine the European club scene without them. No matter where they play, it’s always a full house.
Alexander Klaws became famous in 2003 when he won the first season of “Deutschland sucht den Superstar”. With his debut single "Take Me Tonight" Alexander made it to number one in the German charts. This was followed by a total of six albums and various gold and platinum awards for his musical work. After his first successes he completed his vocal and acting studies at the renowned "Joop van den Ende Academy" in Hamburg. In December 2017 he took over the leading role of "Sam" in the musical Ghost at the Theater des Westens in Berlin.
The 5th anniversary of Waterkant Krit took place on May 18th 2019 in Hamburg. Besides the well known three races: Women, Men A and Men B, there was also a velodrome session the day before with mixed team pursuit and longest lap.
Komsport offers all relevant test procedures for targeted training planning and control: from movement analysis to performance diagnostics. Under the motto "Professional support for everyone", Komsport works to achieve individual goals and to eliminate or prevent health problems.
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Since 2017 Since the beginning of 2017 I can be booked as a photographer. Recently I have photographed for Take That, Rapha, The Disco Boys, Rock & Wrestling, Ring & Wrestling, Tanz der Vampire - Das Musical, The Band - Das Musical, Blue Man Group Berlin, Theater des Westens Berlin, Quoc Pham Shoes, Orange Blue, Noost Bikes, Orange Blue, Pivo Deinert, Thomas Nack, Spielbank Hamburg and Casino Reeperbahn.
Since August 2016 Currently I am working as creative director, creative strategist and author for Blue Man Group Berlin, Theater des Westens Berlin, Tanz der Vampire - Das Musical, The Band - Das Musical, Starcar Autovermietung, Spielbank Hamburg, Emutec Group and Gran Fondo Cycling Magazine.
Until July 2016 From December 2014 to August 2016 I was Creative Strategist and Managing Director at Revolutions Advertising in Hamburg, where I managed the creative and strategy skills. And with success and just as much fun.
Until November 2014 From July 2014 I was Executive Creative Director at Davies Meyer in Hamburg and Zurich.
Until July 2014 From February to the end of June 2014, I worked as a freelance creative strategist, creative director, copywriter and conceptual designer. I also rode over 10,000km on a racing bike, which of course took some time.
Until January 2014 From 1 August 2010 I was Managing Director Creation at the New Monarchy Agency for Communication, whose creation I have been responsible for since September 2008 as Creative Director.
Until September 2008 From January 2002 I worked as a freelance creative director, copywriter and conceptioner for pretty much every kind of advertising agency: Good. Bad. Creative. Want to be creative. Klitschen. Great. Small. Medium. And also all those who have not been mentioned here yet. For some more, for others less.
Until December 2001 Trainee, junior copywriter, copywriter, senior copywriter, group head, creative director, managing director, board member - for once the complete spectrum. Among others Springer & Jacoby, Scholz and Friends, Zum Goldenen Hirschen, McCann Erickson, Team BBDO, World Champion, ad.quarter.
Exploring our planet.
A worldwide community for cyclists. Created by Rapha. Made by members. The Rapha Cycling Club has chapters around the world, so no matter where you are, you will always have inspiration to ride.
Honestly, I would book myself. I swear!
The Casino Reeperbahn opened in August 1987 with a mixed offering of life games and slot machines and moved to new and modern premises at Millerntorplatz in January 2018.
Sandra Leitner graduated from the Academy of Stage Arts in 2016 as a musical performer and actress. She got her first big engagement as Laura Schnabelstedt in the musical "Fack Ju Göthe". Afterwards she took over the leading role of Amélie in the musical "Die fabelhafte Welt der Amèlie" - also in the Werk7 Theater in Munich.
Tales of suffering and bliss.
Adrian was born and raised in Ibiza but knew London was where he wanted to further his career; he moved to London and began his training at Performers College in 2000. As a professional Adrian has had a versatile career taking him around the world and working for artists such as Take That, Rihanna, Jessie J, Cold Play, Michael Buble... Aged 25 Adrian began to branch into his own choreography which he had always had a passion for, his first choreographic credit was for Sky Tv and from there began choreographing for The Voice, Dancing On Ice, Got To Dance and many more.
The EuroEyes Cyclassics in Hamburg are Germany's most spectacular UCI World Tour Race. The 18 best-known cycling teams in the world are at the start for the WorldTour pro race and a good 500,000 thrilled spectators will accompany the race along the course.
Thomas Nack does not allow himself to be pinned down to a particular style of music. The Hamburg drummer feels at home in Metal, Pop, Funk, Hip Hop as well as in Soul. Thomas teaches as a lecturer at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hamburg and at the Hamburg School of Music. Furthermore, he is active in all successful musical productions between Elbe and Alster such as "König der Löwen", "Sister Act" or "Tarzan".
Winter and mountains. Mountains and winter. I love it.
A bit crazy and in a pretty good mood: That's how we experienced Klaudia at GNTM 2018. It's fitting that she even gave herself her unmistakable nickname. From the beginning she was known as "Klaudia with K".
Nestling in the heart of the protected Village of Crillon-le-Brave, La Maison de Crillon is a charming hotel with an amazing view at the bottom of the Mont Ventoux.
Because I can't sing, I prefer to concentrate on taking pictures.
This and that.
22 kilometers, 1677 meters of altitude difference, average gradient of eight percent: For hobby cyclists and pros from all over the world, the route up to the barren summit is the ultimate challenge. Not only at the Tour de France.
Willemijn Verkaik is a Dutch singer and actress. She is best known for her stage roles in Wicked and Elisabeth, and for providing the singing voice for Elsa in both the German and Dutch versions of Disney's Frozen. She was the longest running Elphaba in the musical Wicked, having played the role over 2,000 times, and is the only person who has played the role in three different languages.
I am booked again and again to document auditions and rehearsals for Stage Entertainment. Not only the candidates get into a sweat, but I do too.
Home sweet Home. Forza St. Pauli!
The Bundeswehr Airfield Schwesing nearby Husum is a terrific setting for an Individual Time Trial.