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FariCup 2010

The first Sunday of November was when two Jacobs crews took part in their second regatta of the season – FARI cup in Hamburg. The two crews had been preparing themselves physically and mentally in the past weeks for this endurance race – 7.5km on the canals of river Alster. This year was highlighted by a special première: for the first time in Jacobs rowing history a women’s eight started for the university. Early on Sunday, quite some sleepy faces gathered at the porters ready to occupy the Jacobs van and couple more vehicles for the short trip to Hamburg, which some used to catch up on their...

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Abrudern

When boats first touched the water on the morning of October 31st, the rowing team of Jacobs University did not seem too excited about the day that was about to come. It seemed to consist of rowing for basically the whole day, clouds as far as the eye can see, constant rain mixed with fog- but the mood suddenly changed when the practice was over and the students saw about 40 people waiting in front of the boat house: the club members of the Vegesacker Ruderverein. After a few announcements of the president and a couple of first beers, the rowers started to get the boats on the Lesum, and the crews...

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