Marc de Hond is confirmed dead at the age of 42.
Marc was best known as a Dutch television presenter and wheelchair basketball player.
Death was likely due to cancer.
Marc de Hond
Marc de Hond 2015 (1).jpg
De Hond in 2015
Personal information
Full nameMarc David de Hond
National teamNetherlands men's national wheelchair basketball team (2010-2012)
Years active2007-
Sport
SportWheelchair basketball
Marc David de Hond (Amsterdam, 21 September 1977 – 3 June 2020) was a Dutch television presenter, burinessman, writer, theatre performer and player of the Dutch wheelchair basketball team. Hij was also discjockey for radio 3FM and Caz!.
He presented among others the television programs Expedition Unlimited for LLiNK, De Rekenkamer for KRO at Nederland 3 and was a regular commentator for poker competitions at RTL 7. In August 2008 he published the book Kracht, about his rehabilitation after a spinal cord injury in 2002. He had a solo theater performance called Scherven brengen geluk in 2015, Wie bang is, krijgt ook klappen in 2016 and Voortschrijdend Inzicht in 2018.
Contents
1 Career
1.1 Internet company
1.2 Radio
1.3 Television
1.4 Film
1.5 Theatre
1.6 Weelchair basketball
1.7 Schaduwkamer (website)
2 Personal
3 References
4 Externe links
Career
Internet company
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Radio
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Television
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Film
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Theatre
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Weelchair basketball
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De Hond played wheelchair basketball from 2007. Between 2007 and 2016, he played for BV Lely (now called Apollo Amsterdam), playing in the national Eredivisie. In February 2010 he became ambassador for Fonds Gehandicaptensport (Disabled Sports Fund). Since the spring of 2010, he was part of the Netherlands men's national wheelchair basketball team. On May 26, 2010, he was selected by national team coach Gertjan van der Linden and made his international debut in a match against Germany. In September 2011, Marc was part of the Dutch team that participated at the European Championship in Nazareth. They reached eighth place and missed qualification for the Paralympic Games. After three years of full-time sports, De Hond retired from playing wheelchair basketball for the national team at the end of 2012, to devote more time to his social career. He continued to playing in the Eredivisie: first with his club from Amsterdam, and from 2016 at BV Hoofddorp.
Schaduwkamer (website)
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Personal
De Hond was the son of Maurice de Hond and his wife Jasmin Busnach.
From 2011 he had a relationship with athlete Remona Fransen, and married in 2019. They had a son and a daughter. At the end of 2018, De hond was diagnosed with bladder cancer, and died on 3 June 2020.
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