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Our North Holland star: speaking with Gertjan Rigter

La foto de arriba fue tomada por la mañana por mi esposa Carolina. Sin saber que esa tarde veríamos a nuestra “Riet” caer desde el cielo hacia el palomar como un cometa después de un vuelo de 1240 km,  alcanzando el pódium como 2ª Nacional Barcelona. Esta vez mi padre la vió venir, lo cual no logró la semana anterior con “Jannie” el 2º nacional Agen ZLU.

Success Story for a short career: Inne Balleux & Dirk Vander Motte

She actually took over the pigeon game from her partner who had already stopped for several years. Due to his health, he was temporarily unable to give them the care they needed and, in the beginning, Inne just started feeding the pigeons, but after a while she started to get more and more interested in the pigeon game. I started in 2015 in Binkom in the Long Distance and Extreme Long-Distance races with yearlings. Her start in 2015 was well worth it, with a 65% prize percentage and a lot of second and third places in the championships.

A little pice of racing pigeons history: International Barcelona Race

Next friday July 9th 2021, it will be writen a new page in the worldwide race for the long dístance marathon lovers: the Barcelona International. During the last 70 years, Cureghem Centre club has been the wellkown organizer (1951-2020). This year Club Entente Belge will run the Great honor to organize the event.

We can only say: Thank you!

Colombofilia.com team wants to thank your active participation in Isbrand Kaptein’s auction. The process has been carried out with great professionalism, achieving magnificent results. Thanks to each and every one of you!

We talk with the “Keiser Grote Fond”: Ijsbrand Kaptein

The 61-year-old Akersloot fancier has been a household name in Gran Fondo Marathon pigeon racing for decades. He has won numerous head prices on flights of more than 900 km and has frequently remained at the top of the podium in major national and international competitions on the European circuit.

Boonen brother, more than 20 years in pigeon racing

Since 1981 in the world of pigeon racing, the Boonen brothers (Johan & Wil) have excelled in many national and international races in Europe, which leads us to be interested in their way of working and breeding. One of the best lofts in the Netherlands that we have been able to access and know first-hand.

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Johan Boonen (Boonen Brothers) 1º National Barcelona 2021 in Holland

The little village of Buggenum in the Limburg province (Holland) has been returned to the headlines in the pigeon news, because today Johan Boonen has crowned as National Barcelona champion in the 2021 edition. The blue 2-year-old hen was clocked at 07.14 this morning, Monday July 12th, after a race of 1,112.6 Km achieving an average speed of 1.020 meters per minute.