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The Lady Victoria Boat Club at Queen’s University of Belfast

The first few weeks By Aenne Schoop Hey there fellow Jacobs Rowing Team members and alumni! I am currently in Belfast, Northern Ireland, for my MSc of Political Psychology. Today is actually my one-month anniversary here, and I am already very involved in the rowing team. I originally didn’t intend to commit to this again, as I thought it might take up too much time. And honestly, it rains here ALL the time, which makes coxing so much less fun. But then, one semi-sunny day during welcome week, I walk out of the store and there is a guy with an oar on his shoulder. “Why in the world...

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Bremer Meisterschaft 3.10.2012

The past week has been quite an eventful one for the Jacobs University Rowing team. Wednesday morning, on the German Unity Day, most of our senior team members and our rowing freshmen met up next to the main campus gate. Everybody was all packed up and ready for the full day rowing event that was about to start in Bremen downtown. Next, a short train ride and some local transportation followed until we reached our destination close to the Werdersee. At the Ruderverein Bremen, our coach was already waiting for us and ensuring the gig boats were ready for our own College Eights race, which was scheduled...

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The annual breakfast with Mr. Lürssen

Thursday September, 27th 2012 was the breakfast with Mr. Lürssen that was different from those of the years before. It did not take place at the end of the season in the spring semester like in the past and this year it also did not take place at the Vegesacker Ruderverein, but in the new Sports and Convention Center on campus. We started the morning with the first training session in our brand-new rowing tank and welcomed Mr. Lürssen and President Treusch in our new facility. The rowing tank is being appreciated a lot and we look forward to using it regularly, especially when we cannot go rowing...

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Rowing tank

Our rowing tank was introduced to the team in the fall of 2012. It is situated under the sports hall and records various measurements data for the team's performance and technique....

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