Mercedes-Benz invited 30 Laureus children to the DTM at the Lausitzring.

Laureus children attend DTM at Lausitzring.

Mercedes-Benz invited 30 Laureus children to the DTM at the Lausitzring.

  • Laureus children attend DTM at Lausitzring.

  • Big day.

    Big day for 30 kids at the Lausitzring: Mercedes-Benz invited 30 children and teenagers aged 6 to 18 years involved in the Berlin KICK project to attend the eighth DTM race of the season (September13th-14th) at the Lausitzring. The KICK initiative is also supported by the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation Germany/Austria, and the purpose of this unique opportunity was to serve as a reward and as further motivation within the context of the Laureus project. During their visit to the DTM paddock, the children also met Mercedes-Benz DTM driver Robert Wickens. This season, The Canadian is drawing attention to social issues by displaying the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation logo on his FREE MAN’S WORLD Mercedes AMG C-Coupé. There are two KICK projects for young people in Berlin. KICK on Ice brings youngsters off the street onto the ice where they can get rid of their feelings of aggression by playing ice hockey

    Mercedes-Benz invited 30 children and teenagers aged 6 to 18 years involved in the Berlin KICK project to attend the eighth DTM race of the season (September13th-14th) at the Lausitzring.

    until ten pm in the evening. In recent months, KICK on Ice has grown into a small league in which eight teams from all parts of Berlin currently participate. The project is run in conjunction with the Berlin police, who provide additional courses aimed at preventing violence.

    that they have self-esteem and can hope for a better future. Children who participate discover their talents and skills and develop values such as discipline, respect, fair play, team spirit and determination - qualities that will help them in everyday life.

    Emotional strength.

    Run under the patronage of Axel Schulz in cooperation with Berlin’s Sports Youth Association and the Police Sports Club, the KICK Boxing project offers children and young people from Berlin’s disadvantaged neighbourhoods an alternative to violence, drugs and crime. Training sessions are held several times a week at five locations around the capital. Through boxing training, children and teenagers develop emotional strength, gain stability and are positively influenced. The Laureus Sport for Good Foundation now has 13 social sports projects that help and support more than 50,000 children, significantly improving their living and social conditions through sport. Using the universal language of sport, coupled with socio-educational support, children and young people are taught that they are special,

    Emotional strength.

    Run under the patronage of Axel Schulz in cooperation with Berlin’s Sports Youth Association and the Police Sports Club, the KICK Boxing project offers children and young people from Berlin’s disadvantaged neighbourhoods an alternative to violence, drugs and crime. Training sessions are held several times a week at five locations around the capital. Through boxing training, children and teenagers develop emotional strength, gain stability and are positively influenced. The Laureus Sport for Good Foundation now has 13 social sports projects that help and support more than 50,000 children, significantly improving their living and social conditions through sport. Using the universal language of sport, coupled with socio-educational support, children and young people are taught that they are special,

    that they have self-esteem and can hope for a better future. Children who participate discover their talents and skills and develop values such as discipline, respect, fair play, team spirit and determination - qualities that will help them in everyday life.

    Hope for a better life.

    Robert Wickens: “Meeting the children and youngsters at the Lausitzring was just great. This outing to a DTM race was a wonderful way to brighten their day. Supporting disadvantaged children and teenagers and giving them hope for a better life through sport is something that I as an athlete feel very strongly about.”

    Robert Wickens:

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