Stef Bals Triumphs from Melun: A Young Champion Elevates Pigeon Racing to New Heights

Jan de Wijs

Stef Bals' spectacular performance in Melun is a testament to his extraordinary talent and the quality of his pigeons. With his victory, he has not only surprised his competitors but also won the hearts of many pigeon enthusiasts. Pigeon racing has a new champion, and the future looks bright. We eagerly await to see what this young star will achieve in the coming years.

The Remarkable Story of "Golden Lady" From Arno Van Den Berghe: An Icon in Pigeon Racing

Jan de Wijs

The story of "Golden Lady" and the successes of her offspring highlight that pigeon racing is still very much alive. It is an inspiring tale for every enthusiast who dares to dream big. Arno’s perseverance and passion are exemplary for everyone in the sport. The legacy of "Golden Lady" lives on and promises a bright future for pigeon racing.

The Number One Mistake Racing Pigeon Fanatics Make: Overvaluing Name, Strain, and Pedigree

Jan de Wijs

In the world of racing pigeons, enthusiasts and breeders are always in pursuit of the next champion. The allure of owning a pigeon with a prestigious name, renowned strain, or impeccable pedigree is powerful.

The Triumphant Victory of Combinatie Vierhout from Soissons

Jan de Wijs

On the bright morning of May 11, 2024, a remarkable event unfolded in the world of pigeon racing. During the pigeon race from Soissons, where a staggering 22,782 pigeons competed for glory, the pigeons of Combinatie Vierhout stole the spotlight. Released at 8:30 AM from Soissons, covering a distance of...

A Glorious Victory: Eijerkamp-Paalman Shines at the Dizy Le Gros Pigeon Race

Jan de Wijs

In a thrilling race from Dizy Le Gros, the Eijerkamp-Paalman team astounded the pigeon racing community. With an impressive 23,938 pigeons competing for victory, represented by 930 enthusiasts from Section 9 East Netherlands, this race once again demonstrated why pigeon racing is such a captivating and dynamic sport. The pigeons...

Navigating the Sport: The Art of Selection in the World of Pigeon Racing

Jan de Wijs

With an overwhelming passion and a wealth of experience, I, Jan de Wijs, invite you to dive into the fascinating world of pigeon enthusiasts. With over 40 years of experience under my belt, I can confidently say that there's not a single aspect of this sport that hasn't challenged me....

Rinus Verkamman: A Resounding Triumph From Pont St. Maxence Against 10518 pigeons

Jan de Wijs

On a cool, slightly cloudy morning in Pont Sint-Maxence, 10,518 pigeons were released, propelled into the sky by a gentle southwest breeze. Among these birds were 22 exceptional ones belonging to Rinus Verkamman, a passionate pigeon enthusiast from Arnemuiden. The distance these feathered athletes needed to cover was 257 kilometers....

Combination Shipley - den Boer: A Legendary Triumph From Quiévrain

Jan de Wijs

Welcome to the breathtaking world of pigeon racing, where speed, strategy, and precision come together to crown the true champions. Today, we dive into the remarkable story of Combination Shipley - den Boer, two passionate pigeon enthusiasts from Haarlem who have shaken the world of pigeon racing to its core....

The Triumphant Victory of Jurjen Herssenberg from Chimay: A New Chapter in Pigeon Racing

Jan de Wijs

On a cool morning on May 4, 2024, under a lightly clouded sky with a gentle southeast breeze, thousands of pigeons gathered for one of the most anticipated events in the pigeon racing calendar: the race from Chimay. At precisely 8:15 AM, 24,220 pigeons belonging to 931 passionate enthusiasts from...

An Unforgettable Triumph: The Stam Brothers's Victory at the Pigeon Race from Tongeren

Jan de Wijs

On a crisp May morning, under slightly cloudy skies with a gentle southeast breeze, Gerard and Dicky Stam, known as the Stam Brothers from Groningen, made history in pigeon racing. On May 4th, with temperatures only reaching 8 degrees Celsius, an epic race unfolded that quickened the pulse of many...

Wings of Triumph: How Richard van Zuijlen Conquered the Pigeon Racing World on King's Day

Jan de Wijs

Prepare yourself for an exhilarating tale from the world of pigeon racing that will captivate and motivate pigeon enthusiasts worldwide! On the sunny King's Day of 2024, April 27th, Richard van Zuijlen, alongside his partner Monique, achieved a remarkable victory from Quiévrain. On this special day, as the long-awaited sunlight...

Introducing the Magnificent "Dolle"

Jan de Wijs

Prepare to be captivated by the extraordinary tale of the renowned "Dolle," a pigeon that has etched its name into the annals of pigeon racing history. Prepare to be captivated by the extraordinary tale of the renowned "Dolle," a pigeon that has etched its name into the annals of pigeon...

Egbert Jan Bos: The Unheralded Champion of Luyksgestel’s Pigeon Race

Jan de Wijs

In the quaint village of Ens, located in the heart of Noordoostpolder, lives a remarkable man whose passion for pigeon racing has recently captured the attention of enthusiasts worldwide. Egbert Jan Bos, a 69-year-old pigeon aficionado with six decades of experience, has triumphantly clinched an unexpected victory in the prestigious...

Cees Nagel: Master of the Skies - A Triumph at Lennik

Jan de Wijs

In an exhilarating display of speed and precision, Cees Nagel's pigeons have once again proven their supremacy in the skies with a monumental victory in the Lennik pigeon race on April 27. This wasn't just any race; this was a contest among 14,482 pigeons from 513 fanciers across department 6...

Henk Melis: A Pigeon Racing Legend Triumphs Again

Jan de Wijs

In the world of pigeon racing, where speed and strategy converge, few names resonate as profoundly as Henk Melis of Zoutelande. On a notably brisk morning on April 27, amidst the clouds and a southwest breeze in Roye, Henk Melis added another stellar victory to his illustrious career in a...

Koos van Koppen's Remarkable Victory From Niergnies against 18.420 Pigeons

Jan de Wijs

On April 27, the pigeon racing community witnessed an exceptional performance that will be talked about for years to come. Koos van Koppen's pigeon, bearing the ring number 21-1257845, clinched a memorable victory in the Niergnies race, setting a new benchmark in the Brabant 2000 region. The Stage is SetThe...