Children with an Alive & Kicking ball

Arriving in Calais

December 14th, 2012 by

After a long journey from London all the way to Dover then across the channel to Calais, Sven and Andrew seem a little worse for wear as they digest the fact that no hotels are available in Calais. Today is also the first EP featuring “Learning English with The Ball.”

Leaving England

December 14th, 2012 by

After a great World Record attempt yesterday with Dan Magness The Ball’s packed it bags and is heading off to Europe on route to Africa. The featured track is from Kofi Sami “Any Trouble” find it and buy it on Amazon.

Dan Magness’ World Record Attempt with The Ball

December 13th, 2012 by

Before today there was a world record for juggling a football continuously. After today that record was shattered. The Ball went along for the ride that took everyone from Fulham FC to every EPL ground in London ending at White Hart Lane, it included a unforeseen 4 mile detour because of road construction! The featured track is DJ Menza “Coup de tete de Zidane” from Akwaaba Music. Pick up the song on Amazon.

Todo Aleman at The Ball’s launch

December 13th, 2012 by

Our friends from Todo Aleman were down in Battersea Park for The Ball’s launch on it’s marathon journey to South Africa. Here’s a report they filed.

Kickoff in Battersea Park

December 13th, 2012 by

The Ball kicks off in Battersea Park, January 24th 2010.

The Ball 2010 is made by Alive & Kicking in Kenya

December 13th, 2012 by

Alive & Kicking filmed The Ball 2010 being made at their factory in Nairobi. This is the ball that is making the journey from England to South Africa for the World Cup.

The Ball 2014 will leave England on 9th Jan 2014 and head to the Opening Ceremony in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

The Ball 2010 left England on 24th Jan 2010 headed to the Opening Ceremony in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The Ball 2006 travelled from London to the Opening Ceremony in Munich, Germany.

The Ball 2002 was carried 7000 miles across Europe and Asia to the World Cup finals in Korea & Japan.