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Harold Zwiers - 1st Marathon Champ Afd. 9 2009 & 2010!


Out in the country in the small village Den Ham lives Harold Zwiers with his wife Gerda. Here they have a lot of nice space to hold their pigeons. In 1997 they built a new loft so since 1998 they have raced from this 13 meters loft with room for 56 racing birds - 24 pair as total widowers + 8 hens on the nest.
Marathon is his big passion so he races his pigeons in the VNCC (Vrienden Nationale Concoursen) - a club with 900 members all fashionated by the longest distances.

2011 was also good year for Harold Zwiers!
A total of 6 races at the long distance - he basketed 113 pigeons (42 yearlings and 71 older pigeons) and got 68 prizes national (more than 60%).

Nat. Cahors 9369 p. 35,53,69,72,143,190,383,400,407,461,615,802,1999 ( 13/20)
NPO Cahors 2830 p. 8,14,19,20,39,51,96,104,106,124,179,237,571,692 (14/20)

Nat. Bergerac 9956 p. 356,393,416,506,518,603,611,836,879,1094,1174,
1624,1816,1943,2263,2410 (18/24)
VNCC Bergerac 2174 p. 100,114,124,131,151,152,157,189,192,255,268,
319,345,432,468,499 (16/24)

Nat. Montpellier 7856 p. 184,485,670,758,838,990,1577 (7/10)
NPO Montpellier 2725 p. 41,167,242,280,301,361,593 (7/10)

Nat. Orange 6595 p. 139,214,224,293,455,547,666,902,908,1084,
1157,1545 (12/20)
VNCC Orange 1972 p. 39,64,67,92,164,210,257,340,342,402,429 (11/20)

Nat. St.Vincent 5512 p. 10,88,177,327,739 (5/10)
VNCC St.Vincent 1326 p. 5,23,48,111,244 (5/10)

Nat. Brive 11957 p. 116,142,246,430,782,789,954,1548,1585,
1605,1767,1864,2894 (13/30)
VNCC Brive 2690 p. 14,17,31,59,115,118,160,293,299,306,335,358,577 (13/30)

Championships
De Overall Federation N.U. are the 5 north federations 7,8,9,10, and 11:
2nd Marathon (the top 5 nominated pigeons of the list)
5th Overall Not-Nominated and Nominated together
5th Nominated (counting 2 pigeons of the top 3 of the list)
16th Not-Nominated

Long Distance Club “Oost Nederland Afd 9” NPO races Brive - Montpellier - Cahors:
2nd Overall Champion Not-Nominated & Nominated together
3rd Nominated (counting 2 pigeons of the top 3 of the list)
3rd Not-Nominated (NPO 1:10 system)

Federation Afd 9 all 6 National long distance races:
1st Nominated (counting 2 pigeons of the top 3 of the list)
3rd Not-Nominated (NPO 1:10 system)

VNCC all 6 National long distance races:
3rd Not-Nominated (NPO 1: 10 system)
5th Nominated (counting 1 of the top 2 pigeons at the list)
27th Nat. Loft 2 day-long distance races of Holland

Distances to the different release-points:
Limoges 825 km
Brive 894 km
Periqueux 915 km
Orange 936 km
Bergerac 955 km
Bordeaux 990 km
Cahors 996 km
Montauban 994 km
Mont de Marsan 1085 km
Tarbes 1136 km
St Vincent 1139 km

Foundation
In 1994 Harold Zwiers bought 2 pigeons from A. Ruitenberg (Theelen and Van De Wegen) and the year after he got 12 youngsters from Ruitenberg. After some collaboration-breeding with Gerard Schulte, who had Brinkman and Wim Derksen (600-line) pigeons, Harold ended up with 8 breedingcouples from mainly 4 lines - Ruitenberg, Brinkman, Theelen and the 600-line from Wim Derksen. In the later years he strengthened this base with super pigeons from his neighborhood - pigeons from the Kapstok-couple from Johannes Reekers via Herman Dasselaar and from Mans Hekman from Den Ham. I.e. he bred a hen from the Kapstok-line with his base - the Asduif 97 - 1st Acepigeon VNCC with more than 4.500 prize-kilometres in 2000.
In 2011 80% of his pigeons are situated around the super couple Superkweker 1336 x Morsie (Theelen) - and Parel Doffer  x Parel Duivin (Van De Wegen)


Basic Breeder C - "Superkweker 1336" - NL94-0071336
Superkweker 1336 is a 100% Jan Theelen pigeon!
This fantastic cock became together with the hen NL95-386 DE ZACHTE (nest sister of DE LATE TAMME) parents of o.a. ZILVERMOON – 6th and 31st Nat. NPO winner Afd. 9.
Late 2002 the hen MORSIE was bought and became the hen for Superkweker 1336. This was a golden grip and a super breeding pair was born! This pair are the parents of a lot of super pigeons, like o.a. LIMOOSJE – 1,2,4,21 Nat. NPO Afd 9, ZILVERSTAR – 9 Nat. NPO Afd. 9, ROOIE JAPIE – Limoges 24/2954, Periqueux 32/3926 and a fantastic breeder, ROSCO.
The pair SUPER KWEKER DE 1336 x MORSIE is nearly in all the strain of pigeons of Harold Zwiers! The last Sons and Daughters of this pair are in the breedingloft, like YOLANTE, DE VALE, CELINE, BENJAMIN and ROOIE MIEP.

Also the children in the next generations are great. Some of the top results of descendants are:
1st / 1721 Limoges 07
1st / 812 Mont De Marsan 06
1st / 1937 Periqueux 05
2nd / 1384 Limoges 05
3rd / 1240 Limoges 02
3rd / 1209 Cahors 10
4th / 1468 Limoges 04
5th / 1209 Cahors 10
6th / 3926 Periqueux 08
7th / 1517 Bordeaux 10
8th / 2830 Cahors 11
9th / 1289 Limoges 06
9th / 3063 Limoges 09
10th /1517 Bordeaux 10
11th /1471 St Vincent 02
12th /3266 Periqueux 10
14th / 2274 Frankfurt a/d Oder.
14th /2690 Brive 11
15th /1885 Frankfurt a/d Oder.
16th /1517 Bordeaux 10
16th /2948 Brive 10
17th / 2690 Brive 11
19th / 2830 Cahors 11
20th /3266 Periqueux 10
21st /3145 Brive 06
22nd /3063 Limoges 09
22nd /1328 Limoges 01
23rd /2954 Limoges 08
24th /2954 Limoges 08
27th /3209 Bergerac 07
30th /1372 Orange 10
31st /1372 Orange 10
31st /2690 Brive 11
31st /3145 Brive 06
32nd /3926 Periqueux 08
32nd /2954 Limoges 08
34th /1372 Orange 10
36th /2948 Brive 10
39th /2830 Cahors 11
40th /2954 Limoges 08
42nd /1351 Bordeaux 08
47th /1261 Montauban 09
48th / 1326 St Vincent 11
50th /3063 Limoges 09
51st / 2830 Cahors 11
56th /2274 Frankfurt a/d Oder Nat.
76th /3063 Limoges 09
79th / 3063 Limoges 09


Basic Breeder E - "Morsie" - NL01-17407489
This is a real super breeding hen! Together with the cock SUPER KWEKER DE 1336 she became the mother and grandmother of many excellent pigeons. Some of the top results of descendants are:

1st / 1721 Limoges 07
1st / 812 Mont De Marsan
2nd / 1384 Limoges 05
3rd / 1209 Cahors 10
4th / 1468 Limoges 04
5th / 1209 Cahors 10
6th / 3926 Periqueux 08
7th / 1517 Bordeaux 10
8th / 2830 Cahors 11
9th / 1289 Limoges 06
9th / 3063 Limoges 09
10th /1517 Bordeaux 10
12th /3266 Periqueux 10
14th / 2274 Frankfurt a/d Oder.
14th / 2690 Brive 11
16th /1517 Bordeaux 10
16th /2948 Brive 10
17th /2690 Brive 11
19th / 2830 Cahors 11
20th /3266 Periqueux
21st /3145 Brive 06
22nd /3063 Limoges 09
23rd /2954 Limoges 08
24th /2954 Limoges 08
31st /1372 Orange 10
31st / 2690 Brive 11
32nd /3926 Periqueux 08
34th /1372 Orange 10
36th /2948 Brive 10
39th /2830 Cahors 11
40th /2954 Limoges 08
41st /2725 Mompellier 11
42nd /1351 Bordeaux 08
47th /1261 Montauban
50th / 3063 Limoges 09
51st / 2830 Cahors11
59th/ 2690 Brive 11
56th /2274 Frankfurt a/d Oder
76th /3063 Limoges 09
79th / 3063 Limoges 09


"Limoosje" - NL03-1828460 (Daughter of Superkweker 1336 x Morsie)
This hen knows how to win top results especially with head wind.
As yearling she won of Limoges 4th/1468 (1066 mpm) and as 2-year old Limoges 2nd/1384 (1085 mpm, 101 mpm ahead of number 3!)
But also winner of 1st/812 Vncc /Afd.9 at the very heavy race Mont de Marsan 2006 with 839 mpm.
With an overflight of 100 km at the shortest distance she became Int. Nat. Mont de Marsan 6th/2505!, Nat. Mont de Marsan 9th/4338.
1st / 812 Mont de Marsan Vncc/afd 9
2nd / 1384 Limoges Afd.9
4th / 1468 Limoges Afd.9
21st / 3145 brive Afd.9
83rd / 8620 Int.Nat. Brive

Descendants of LIMOOSJE are:
JAMES BOND - Periqueux 10th / 18509
NL09-946 as yearling 3 prizes at 3 races
DE KUIF, she is mother of DE KLEINE PUPIL NL08-732 – 5th / 1209 Cahors 2010 Vncc/NPO, 16th / 2948 Brive 2010 Vncc /NPO.


"Zilverstar" - NL05-2026016 (Daughter of Superkweker 1336 x Morsie)
This hen won as yearling 9th / 1289 Limoges. As 2 years old 1st / 1721 Limoges with 1018 mpm (22 mpm ahead of no. 2!).
1st / 1721 Limoges 07 Vncc /Npo
9th / 1289 Limoges 06 Vncc /Npo
9th / 3063 Limoges 09 Vncc /Npo

"Rooie Japie" - NL06-1687345 (Son of Superkweker 1336 x Morsie)
Winner o.a. 24th / 2954 Limoges 08 Vncc, 32nd / 3926 Periqueux 08 Vncc
But he is a great breeder - with 3 different hen he became father of good pigeons. So he went to the breeding loft soon.
ROOIE JAPIE is father of o.a.:
HERCULES, winner of 5 prizes at 6 races, but is lost in 2010.
RED THUNDER, won o.a. 7th / 1517 Bordeaux 10 Vncc/Npo, 12th / 3266 Periqueux 10 Vncc/Npo, 36th / 2948 Brive 10 Vncc.
DAUGHTER ROOIE JAPIE NL09-908 - 16th / 1517 Bordeaux 09 Vncc, 177th / 5512 Nat. St.Vincent 10, 69th / 9369 Nat Cahors 10.


"Red Thunder" - NL08-1024724 (Son of Rooie Japie x De Tarbes Duivin)
DE TARBES DUIVIN is a grand daughter of DE PAREL DOFFER.
She did arrive of the race Tarbes in 2007 at home at 22.23 hour! when it was  dark. The distance of this race is 1136 Km.
DE RED THUNDER did won as yearling 2 prices of 2 races.
As 2 year old pigeons 3 prices of 3 races, o.a.
7th / 1517 Bordeaux 10 Vncc/Npo
12th / 3266 Periqueux 10 Vncc/Npo
36th / 2948 Brive 10 Vncc/ Npo


"James Bond" - NL07-1295907 (Son of De Beul x Limoosje)
He won o.a. 10th / 18509 Periqueux!,
281st / 3063 Limoges
79th / 2583 Cahors 10
66th / 1209 Cahors 10


"Black Beauty" - NL07-1295940
In 2011 became BLACK BEAUTY 9th Best European Pigeon on 2 days long distance!
Winner o.a. 10th / 5512 Nat. St.Vincent 2011 & 53th / 9369 Nat Cahors 2011!

We wish luck in the coming longdistance season of 2012!



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