For 13 years a dragon boat race takes place on the picturesque Rursee in the Eifel. Organized and hosted by the Wassersportfreunde Aachen (WSA), it always takes place in June. Four years ago, the GRP decided to combine its summer party with the Dragon Boat Race, and FLS has also been partaking for two years now. The employees of both companies paddle together as one team.
For success in the dragon boat race you only need motivation and the willingness to give it all you have in addition to some water and the boat. All this was offered by our team in our three rounds against three opponents and we were able to secure a good 16th place in the daily total standings. Of 32 teams this year we were in the golden middle.
Healthy ambition, but above all the fun, shaped the day. And also the weather was good – after threatening clouds in the morning. Until late in the evening it was mild and dry, so that you could end the day comfortably at the after-show party.
For the next year, however, our ambition has been woken up: with a secret training plan we will get ready for the preparation and then we clearly paddle into the top 10!