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Ergo-Cup 2010. a matter of seconds

It’s February 13th. Wait what’s so important about that? The day before Valentine’s Day? Nope. Last Saturday, it was time for the most important Rowing event on the campus of Jacobs University – THE ERGO-CUP 2010. [singlepic id=1355 w=320 h=240 float=center] With an unprecedented number of participants, the day started early Saturday morning in the IRC, with a beautiful view over the white Jacobs Campus, still entirely covered by snow. The fact that we are still in the middle of winter did not prevent 280 rowers and a large number of spectators to participate, watch and cheer for the Ergo-Cup. After...

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Jacobs goes East – The Rowing Team at Sportpark Rabenberg

It is 3 am in the morning. The wind is blowing in our faces as we are approaching the front gate.  From far away we can recognize some black silhouettes shivering in the cold. As the engines of three vans start and people jump into the cars, the adventure starts. A five day training camp at the Sportpark Rabenberg, close to the Czech border. A lot of expectations and a great amount of work to bring us back to our pre-Christmas physical conditions lay ahead of us, but as we cruise southwards, most of the team is already falling back to sleep  - a recovery that will be necessary for the challenges...

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