BIWPA and Felipe Perrone announce unprecedented alliance on the eve of the 10th anniversary
This collaboration provides a unique opportunity for athletes and coaches in BIWPA programs to gain direct insights from Perrone
Barcelona International Water Polo Academy (BIWPA) has reached a historic collaboration agreement with Felipe Perrone to enhance all its programs and services. This alliance marks a milestone in the organization's nearly 10-year existence and presents a significant opportunity for players participating in the international academy's activities to learn directly from a World Champion and one of the most admired figures in contemporary water polo.
Felipe Perrone, awarded the best player in the world in 2022 and a four-time Olympian, expressed his enthusiasm for this new collaboration: "I am enormously excited to have witnessed BIWPA's journey over the last decade," commented Perrone. "My commitment in this collaboration is to share my knowledge and experiences to contribute to the development of all BIWPA athletes."
Felipe Perrone: "My commitment in this collaboration is to share my knowledge and experiences to contribute to the development of all BIWPA athletes."
The current captain of the Spanish national team and CN Atlètic-Barceloneta has been occasionally involved in many of BIWPA's initiatives since the project's early days: "From now on, my presence will be more constant."
Perrone will integrate into many of the services offered by BIWPA, including the Academy, the Summer Academy, team training trips, and tournaments. In this way, players and teams from around the world will have the unique opportunity to learn from one of the greatest players of all time. "It is an unparalleled opportunity to connect with the water polo community and share my knowledge and experiences gained over many years in this sport," Perrone affirmed.
Quim Colet, BIWPA's Sports Director, explained that Perrone has already been integrated into the academy's technical staff for several weeks: "He is working with our athletes once a week and providing personalized follow-up on each of them." Additionally, he added: "Our goal has always been to achieve excellence, and we can't think of anyone better than Perrone to continue advancing in this direction."
Quim Colet: "Our goal has always been to achieve excellence, and we can't think of anyone better than Perrone to continue advancing in this direction."
"My main goal is to ensure that BIWPA is accessible to all children who dream of becoming water polo players," Perrone stated. "I want them to have access to practical experiences and knowledge in the water."
BIWPA's General Manager, Cristina Marin, expressed her excitement about this unprecedented collaboration. "We are very excited to announce this union, which is historic for us just a few months before our 10th anniversary." She added, "Felipe has helped us a lot since we started this adventure, which is why we are especially thrilled about this new era where we will have him more consistently."
Cristina Marin: "We are very excited to announce this union, which is historic for us just a few months before our 10th anniversary."
This agreement reflects the commitment of BIWPA and Felipe Perrone to elevate the sport to new levels of excellence and accessibility for young athletes worldwide.