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Success in Celle! The Winning Streak Continues

After a Saturday of racing at the Celle regatta the men’s rowing team remains undefeated. The day began with the Xental-Achtercup, which was a series 350 meter sprints. Two wins were required to win the Xental-Achtercup and with tight racing between the two other eights ( from Celler Ruderverein e.V. and Hermann Billung Celle e.V.) it took four sprints to determine the victor. However, Jacobs eight came out on top wining a 300 euro prize pot which will be donated to help refugees affected by the crisis in the middle east. The day progressed with the mixed eight, which although was behind...

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Successful Bremen Meisterschaft!

On the 19th of September, the Jacobs University Rowing team participated in the Bremer Meisterchaft on the Werdersee. The day started out with rain and yawns, arguably a less than perfect combination for the years first regatta. But after the team took a couple wrong buses attempting to get from Bremen Central Station to near the site of the regatta and trudged down a confusing succession of seemingly identical streets to reach the river, the sun began to come out and spirits lifted considerably. The first race of the day for Jacobs was the women's double, Natasha Danailovska and Jessi McMullen...

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