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Winter Camp in Ratzeburg 18.1. till 22.1.

by Mathew Hunter   Training Weekend at Ratzeburg On January 18th – 22nd members of the Jacobs University Rowing Team completed their annual Winter Training Camp. This year’s destination was the Ruderakademie in Ratzeburg. It was here that in the first few stages we were fortunate to meet our new co-coach Hannah and welcomed her to the team. Welcome Hannah!! After a few little glitches in the preparation of the vehicles we set forth for our week(end) of intense training. The approximate two hour drive with fellow members to the academy was a great segue in to what would be a terrific training...

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Memories of Long Beach Junior Crew

By Alumnus Anika Ballent Back in sunny Southern California after graduating from Jacobs University in June, I am reminiscing about the beginning of my rowing days, that first year of disciplining, muscle aches, blisters, and some sweet victories. I can try to share those times with you, a bit of USAmerican crew culture. Today I was giving Andy Rose (the Lafayette exchange student who rowed with us during Spring semester 2011) a tour of the bay where I rowed almost every day in my senior year of high school. Being such a gorgeous day (in the end of December!), I remembered all those afternoons...

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